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Margate Caves to reopen

The future of the Margate Caves has been secured following a successful bid for lottery funding.

Two-car crash part-closes roundabout

One lane of a roundabout has been closed following a two-car collision.

Thug puts ex through terrifying six-hour ordeal

A drunken man put his ex-lover through an horrific ordeal - threatening to kill her, smashing her mobile phone and attacking her in her own home.


Improving school given 'good' mark

Staff at a school that once required improvement have been told it is on the right track after an inspection by the schools watchdog.

New dessert restaurant set to open

A date has been announced for a brand new dessert restaurant to open at a busy shopping centre.


Mystery 999 call nabs burglar

Police were able to listen to three men as they raided a home after getting an emergency call from inside an empty flat.


Care home put into special measures

Inspectors told of an assault on a resident and find some staff not treating people with dignity and respect.


Drugs and airgun seized in raid

Four people have been arrested after a police swoop.

Prosecutors discuss election expenses

Members of Kent Police have met the Crown Prosecution Service as an investigation continues into whether political campaigning rules were broken.

Iconic sign restored at theme park

This Kent attraction has had a face lift on an original sign.


Murder suspect denies causing fatal choke hold

A man in the dock accused of inflicting a choke hold which killed a Pokemon Go fan has denied murdering him.

Council sells off start-up workshops

Businesses are facing an uncertain future after a council decided to auction off more than 20 units.

Adults and child in sea rescue

An RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched after an emergency call was made to the Coastguard from a speedboat.

Dickens' home for sale... for cool £5m

Bleak House - the seven-bedroom home where Charles Dickens wrote David Copperfield - is up for sale.


Town given key heritage cash

This Kent town is among 10 across England to be given money to preserve its history.


Crews called after fire spreads over driveway

Firefighters were sent to a driveway fire after a van blaze spread to a gate and fence.

Firefighters tackle bin store flat fire

Fire crews were called to a bin store blaze at a block of flats last night.

Rough sleepers saved from the streets

Winter shelter scheme gives 23 homeless people food, support and a safe place to sleep.


Former employee defends MP amid sexism row

A former employee has come to the defence of a Kent MP after he was accused of making sexist comments.


Murder accused: 'I was there to help and protect'

A man accused of the murder of Pokemon Go fan Carl Gregory told police he was there to "help and protect" him.

Conservatives fined £70k over election overspend

The Conservatives have been fined a record £70,000 for irregularities in the party's election expenses - including the fight for South Thanet.


Appeal after family heirlooms taken

An antiques enthusiast is appealing for help after some of her most treasured possessions were taken.


New UK firm takes over Manston battle

An American investment company has sold its rights and interests in Manston to new company in this country.


Family's tribute to 'hardworking family man'

The loved ones of a motorcyclist who died after colliding with a car, leaving a wife and two young children, have paid tribute to him.

Disruption for commuters this morning as station floods

Passengers are being told to check before they travel after some services in Kent were stopped earlier today.

Mum stabbed man over family feud

An attack which left the victim with a five-inch scar on his chest was captured on CCTV.


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