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Van driver 'distracted by dog' cleared of killing OAP

The A26 at Southborough where Mr Barlow died

A van driver accused of causing the death of a 95-year-old pedestrian after he was distracted by his dog on the passenger seat has been cleared.

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Homeless man 'murdered' on first night sleeping rough

Giles Metcalfe

The family of a rough sleeper who died in a car park fire on his first night on the streets have spoken of their devastation at his loss.

Town gets own Monopoly game

Families will be playing a new Tunbridge Wells edition of the classic game

A Kent town has landed its very own Monopoly game.

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Second man appears in court charged with 'murder'

Giles Metcalfe was the victim in this murder investigation.

A second man has appeared in front of magistrates charged with murdering a homeless man.

Flooded road to be closed for resurfacing

South East Water shared this photo of water gushing down the road.

A road that was flooded last week when a water main burst is to be closed for eight nights for resurfacing.

Firefighters battle lorry blaze

The lorry was completely destroyed. Picture: Spa Valley Railway

Firefighters have been called to battle a blaze on a lorry.

Second man appears in court over car park 'murder'

Giles Metcalfe

A second person charged with murder after a man's body was found in a car park stairway has appeared in court.

New driver's parking shocker

The driver had only just qualified. Picture courtesy @kentspecials

A newly-qualified driver found themselves in spot of bother when they tried to park - and ended up with their car in the air.

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Transporter lorry destroyed in fire

A lorry and two vans were destroyed in the fire. Picture: Jenny Lewis

Firefighters were called after a lorry and two vans caught fire.

Ambulance called to motorbike crash

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police were called after a motorbike and a car crashed.

UPDATE: 'Murder victim' named by police

Giles Metcalfe

The identity of a man whose body was found following a fire at a car park has been revealed.

Have you seen Peter?

Have you seen Peter?

A man has been reported missing and police are appealing for help in finding him.

Road closed due to flooding

North Farm Road has been closed. Picture: Louis Fury

A road has been closed due to a burst water main, which flooded the carriageway.

Park project nears fundraising deadline

Calverley Grounds. Picture: Google Streetview

A group trying to raise funds to create an adventure playground are pulling out all the stops to reach their £225,000 target.

Police quiz murder suspects over car park body

Police sealed off the car park

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in a car park stairwell.

Heroin dealer targeted users in rehab

Shaun Belifante has been jailed. Picture: Kent Police

A heroin dealer believed to have targeted vulnerable users attending rehab has been jailed.

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Body of man found in car park still to be identified

The car park was cordoned off

Police are still working to formally identify a man whose body was discovered in a car park.

Body not yet identified

Police at the car park where the man's body was found.

Police say inquiries are ongoing to formally identify a man following the discovery of his body in a car park in Tunbridge Wells earlier this morning.

Man's body found at scene of fire

Police cordoned off Torrington car park after the alleged murder

Police have sealed off a car park after a man's body was discovered at the scene of a fire in a stairwell.

Demolition due to start at Hub site

The planned Southborough Hub

Demolition is due to start at the site of a multi-million pound town centre regeneration project.

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Warning after shed break-ins

Police were called. Stock picture

Green-fingered residents are being urged to stay on their guard after a spate of break-ins at an allotment.

VIDEO: Burst water main erupts

Water gushing into the air. Picture: Mike Collins

More than a dozen homes were temporarily cut off after a water main burst causing water to gush into the sky.

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Pedestrian seriously injured in car crash

The accident took place on Prospect Road near Pembury Road. Picture: Google Street View

An elderly woman is still in hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a car on Monday.

Fresh air for sale - for a breathtaking £200 a jar

John Green is selling fresh mountain air. Picture: SWNS.

A barmy businessman is flogging jars of fresh mountain air from Switzerland... for £200 a pop.

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Former PC denies MI6 stalking charge

Daniel Fisher was convicted following a trial

A former police officer is accused of pretending to be an MI6 operative in a vain attempt to get his ex back.

Woman hit by car

Paramedics were called to the scene. Stock picture

A woman has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.

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