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Raid on bookies hours after Grand National

Coral was targetted just before 1am

Police are appealing for information after a village bookies was targeted by thieves hours after the Grand National.

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Warning after flu kills baby

One-year-old Lulabelle Snow Hurst died suddenly in her bed

A mum who lost her one-year-old daughter is urging parents to vaccinate their children so they don't have to endure the same tragedy she has.

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Murderer fails in bid to clear name

David Squelch. Picture: Kent Police

A dustman who murdered his colleague in a frenzied knife attack has failed in his bid to clear his name.

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Air ambulance called to motorbike crash

The A229 in Staplehurst. Picture: Google Street View

An air ambulance was called following a crash involving a motorbike.

Honour for soldier lucky to be alive after Taliban blast

Adam Francis lost two legs in an explosion in Afghanistan

An ex-soldier who lost both legs and almost died in a Taliban bomb blast in Afghanistan has won an award following his recovery.

Air ambulance in shock move

The air ambulance. Library picture courtesy of Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

A charity, which relies on public donations to survive, says its existing base lacks airside infrastructure and expansion opportunities.

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Injuries after two car crash

Chris Yexley took this picture of the crash scene.

Police and paramedics were called after a two car crash off a busy road.

Renewed murder appeal after pensioner beaten to death

Roy Blackman was murdered a year ago.

A year on from the brutal murder of an 73-year-old pensioner detectives have renewed their appeal for information.

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VIDEO: House badly damaged after John Lewis lorry and car crash

Picture by Andy Jones

A route was blocked in a Kent village for more than seven hours after an accident involving a car and a lorry.

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Woman found dead in bath by husband after cancer battle

The inquest was heard at Archbishop's Palace, Maidstone

A woman was found by her husband in a bath of blood after cutting her own wrist following a battle with depression and breast cancer, an inquest heard

Warning after rise in rural thefts

Agriculture is becoming a more sought after subject at colleges. Stock picture

Police have told farmers to secure valuable equipment after a rise in tractor and trailer thefts.

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Pensioner rescued after crash

Thorn Road in Marden. Google Street View

A man in his 70s was rescued by firefighters after being trapped following a crash which left a car on its side.

Crews tackle large barn fire

Fire engine. Stock image.

Firefighters were called out to tackle a large blaze at a derelict barn.

Son's appeal to find elderly mum's saviours

Nick Skinner, with his mother Mary and sister Anthea Hallihan

A son is appealing to find the young couple who saved his 75-year-old mother after finding her collapsed in a busy road.

Road closed for widening works

Works to the A21 dual carriageway

A road will be closed until the summer as part of plans to widen a busy route.

Costing issues hits new centre

The centre has been costed at £4million

A community centre at the heart of a £20 million town centre regeneration has been hit by yet another set-back.

Pensioner treated after house fire

Firefighters responded to the call. Stock image

A pensioner was treated for the effects of breathing in smoke following a fire which started in a bedroom.

Lane shut due to flytipping

The road has been closed. Stock image

A country lane has been shut due to flytipping.

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Charger blamed for fire

A blaze in a home was caused by a charger, firefighters say.

Helicopter joins missing person search

The police helicopter was launched. Stock picture by Chris Davey

A police helicopter joined a search effort for a missing person.

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Trains suspended due to staff shortage

Train services are disrupted. Stock picture

Trains were suspended in part of Kent due to a staff shortage.

Quest to put pub back at heart of village

Amie Scorer, Tim Jackson and Steve Manyweathers at The White Horse in Headcorn

It is hoped a £200,000 revamp will put a pub back at the heart of a village.

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Funeral set for tragic Flo

Florence Jackson passed away, aged two

The funeral of a two-year-old girl who lost her battle with cancer will take place next week.

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Caterers warned after six deer found dead

A deer was struck. Stock image

Police are warning hotels and pubs to check they are not buying illegally killed game after half a dozen deer were killed.

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The Great British Fake Off

The House of Fraser store in Fremlin Walk, where the 22-year-old tried to tried to obtain perfume using forged gift vouchers

A fraudster who shares her name with a famous TV baker tried to buy perfume using homemade coupons.

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Sophie makes all the difference with book on cancer

Sophie Sabbage has written a book detailing her experience with cancer, which she hopes will help others

Two-and-a-half years after being given less than a year to live, a woman is celebrating the release of her first book.

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