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£45k raised for couple after horror crash

A couple faced with hefty medical bills after a devastating crash in Thailand are flying home today.


It's a knockout!

It may well have been a knockout, but this sixth annual Pilgrims Hospices event was also a roaring success.

Man arrested after assault report

A man has been arrested after officers were called to the report of an assault.

Competition to name park's new ride

A competition is being run to name one of Dreamland's new rides, with the winner being among the first to have a go on it.


Gate confirm new management set-up

Margate have confirmed that Steve Brown and Mike Sandmann will joint manage the team for the 2018/19 season.

Teen arrested after police chase crash

An 18-year-old has been arrested after crashing into a brick wall during a police pursuit.

Multi-coloured hotel gets go-ahead

A splash of colour is coming to a seaside town after a seven-storey hotel with striped cladding designed to look like deckchairs was approved.


Cafe and events hub approved for park

Plans to conserve and enhance a park have moved one step closer to success following the approval for a cafe and events hub.

Petition to reopen historic school hall

A petition to ‘save’ and reopen a historic village community centre, which is boarded up, is gaining momentum.


Serious assault near seafront

A man in his 50s has been taken to hospital after a disturbance involving a group of people at a Kent seaside town.

Hundreds of full wine bottles dumped

Hundreds of bottles of wine have been found dumped - with some speculating they were left after it was discovered they were non-alcoholic.


Girls, 12 and 13, and boy, 14, arrested

A boy and two girls have been arrested after a cash machine was vandalised in the early hours.

Festival trustees take legal action

Festival organisers have started civil proceedings against an inflatables company after a 300ft water slide was a no-show at the event.


The cleanest bathing beaches in Kent revealed

Ten Kent beaches have earned blue flags - but there's disappointment for one.


Teen arrested after motorbike theft spate

A teenager has been arrested and several motorbikes recovered after a flurry of thefts in the area.

Girls, 11 and 13, 'approached by man'

Two girls, aged 13 and 11, have allegedly been approached by a man in a black car in two separate incidents.

Gas engineer's death 'may have been cry for help'

The death of a separated gas engineer after locking himself in a van with a carbon monoxide generator was misadventure, a coroner has ruled.

Cash thieves target pubs

Cash has reportedly been stolen from two pubs in the same night in overnight break ins.

Last chance to bring 'polar bear' to town

A fundraising campaign to bring a 'polar bear' to a Kent town has been extended.


Dog to be put down after sinking its teeth into child

A judge has ordered a dog be destroyed after it attacked a four-year-old child, leaving her with serious injuries.

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