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'I had a crazy dream'

Luisa Pearce (centre) with staff from David Lloyd Gym in Kings Hill who have been helping in her recovery

Inspirational mum sets world record for the fastest completion of a Sahara Desert challenge in a wheelchair.

White van thieves target Kent

Police are still searching for thieves after a spate of white van thefts

A spate of white van thefts in part of Kent has prompted police to issue a warning to drivers.

Microlight 'crashes' at airfield

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Air ambulance has landed at a Kent aerodrome after an aircraft came down hard, leaving a man injured.

Minute's silence for former rugby chairman

Gezz Higgins has sadly passed away

Players bowed their head to pay their respects to a former rugby chairman who passed away.

Poppy tin stolen

The money was meant to go towards the Poppy Appeal

Heartless thieves steal collection pot days before county mourns its fallen servicemen and women.


Delays following 'vehicle fire'

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock image

A road was partially blocked this evening as emergency services were called to a suspected blaze on a busy road.

Police make arrests after thefts from vehicles

11 incidents were reported. Stock picture.

Police have arrested two people after a series of thefts from vehicles

Inspirational mum set for wheelchair desert record effort

An inspirational mum is hoping to break the world record for the fastest crossing of the Sahara in a wheelchair.

Major delays after five car pile up

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A road was closed as emergency crews descended on the scene of a five-car crash this afternoon.

Bungling gang tracked by iPhone they stole

The raiders were caught on CCTV. Picture: Kent Police

Robbers who terrified workers at a fishmongers when they burst in to the store demanding cash and phones have been jailed.


Military show organiser jailed for fraud

Dave King has been jailed for fraud

The man behind the military show set up to rival the War & Peace Revival has been jailed for a fraud worth more than £160,000.


Hot air balloon unexpectedly lands in school

The balloon makes an unexpected landing: picture by Colin Whittle

A hot air balloon caused a flurry of excitement when it unexpectedly landed in a school field.


Veteran Flight Lieutenant enjoys return to the skies

An RAF veteran has returned to the skies to fly alongside a fighter plane like the one he used to command.

Remembrance parade finds vital volunteers

Remembrance poppies. Stock picture.

A remembrance parade that was threatened with cancellation due to a lack of street marshals has recruited enough people for the event to go ahead.

Drink-driver faces jail after admitting causing death crash

The A229 between Linton and Staplehurst. Picture: Google Streetview

A drink-driver is facing jail after admitting causing the death of a 63-year-old in a crash.


Disappointment as fireworks 'spectacular' dampened by fog

Picture by Diane Griffiths @dianeonart on Twitter.

A fireworks 'spectacular' became a damp squib after a dense layer of fog blanketed the venue.


Fire at converted barn

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Three fire crews were called to a rural house fire.

Large shed blaze caused by bonfire

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A bonfire in a rural village spread to a shed and bushes.

New hospital helipad will shorten transfer times

The air ambulance. Stock image.

A new helipad is set to open at King's College Hospital - shortening transfer times for Kent patients.

Rugby club's apology over parking chaos

Angley Road in Cranbrook. Picture: Google Maps

Irresponsible parking by some visitors to a sports festival caused a headache for residents over the weekend.

Air ambulance lands at rugby club

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

The air ambulance landed on a rugby field after a 10-year-old boy suffered suspected head injuries.

Woman meets her donor 20 years after pioneering transplant

Jasmine Langlay-Smith

A little girl who had a pioneering bone marrow transplant almost 20 years ago has met the woman who saved her life.


Disruption to Paddock Wood trains

Train services were disrupted. Stock picture

Disruption to trains at Paddock Wood should end within the next half hour, rail provider Southeastern has advised.

Huge gaps between wages and property prices revealed

Workers are being priced out of the housing market in Kent with property prices 13 times more than the average wage in some areas.

Clown craze spooks two more Kent towns

Clowns have apparently been spotted in Maidstone and Paddock Wood. Picture: iStock

Two people have spoken about falling victim to a bizarre and worrying trend, involving pranksters dressing as clowns and terrifying passersby.

Woman's crash death due to 'natural causes'

Police at the scene of the fatal crash in Cranbrook Road.

The death of an 85-year-old woman after crash on a country road was due to natural causes, a coroner has decided.

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