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Key car park will not fully reopen in time for summer

The Gorrell Tank car park which has been closed during one of the busiest times of the year

Water bosses have confessed a coastal town's biggest car park will not be ready for the tourist season.

DFLs are bad for business

The increase in second home buyers could be hurting trade in Whitstable, according to business bosses

The rising popularity of Londoners buying second homes in a Kent town is hurting trade in the High Street, according to business bosses.


Estuary View development plans delayed

The Estuary View plans have been approved

Plans for a huge business park featuring an Aldi have been delayed after a 'number of issues' were raised.


EastEnders party comes to Whitstable

EastEnders will be screened in Whitstable for a special event

A special 'EastEnders at the Albert' event will be held at a pub in Whitstable as it's revealed who killed Lucy Beale.


Runaway horse causes delays on dual carriageway

The horse was loose on the A299. Stock picture

Rush hour drivers were forced to avoid a runaway horse on a dual carriageway.


Driver hurt after crashing into parked car

Firefighters deal with the aftermath of the crash

A driver was treated by paramedics after crashing into a parked car on a driveway.

Prankster 'Disco Boy' turns heads in Tesco

The joker continues his rave in the supermarket's entrance

A half-naked DJ entertained shoppers by performing an impromptu set at a supermarket - with a video of the stunt attracting half a million views.


Road shut after car flips on roundabout

Overturned car on Chestfield roundabout

A car has overturned on a roundabout this afternoon, forcing police to close one lane of a busy road.


Man taken to hospital after suspected assault

Kent Police attended the scene in Oxford Street

A man was left needing hospital treatment after a mass brawl this morning.


Not bad for a 'grotty rundown pub by the sea'

The award-winning Sportsman in Seasalter

A boozer on Kent's coast has been named the top gastropub in Britain.

Bogus charity caller warning

Kent Police is reminding people to beware of bogus callers

Whitstable residents have been warned of bogus callers after a man posing as a charity collector approached homes in the town.

Who let the dogs out?

Two dogs were spotted on a rooftop in Whitstable. Picture: Andy Capon

A pair of courageous canines have been spotted clambering along roofs in Kent this morning.


Restaurant toilet refusal shock for Crohn’s sufferer

Lucy Barber, showing her NHS card. Picture: Martin Apps

A Crohn’s disease sufferer has spoken of her dismay after she was refused access to a restaurant’s toilet.


Sex attack accused hit with more charges

Several attacks took place on the Crab and Winkle Way

A man accused of nine sex attacks across Kent - including one on an 88-year-old woman - today saw the number of charges he faces rise to 18.

Man suffers facial injuries after early morning attack on road

Stock picture.

Police are hunting two men after a man was attacked while walking along a road early yesterday morning.


Snow showers hit the county

We could be in for some snow

Parts of Kent are taking another snow hit, as wintry showers strike for the second day running.


Family escape flat fire

The scene following the fire in flats at the junction of St Peter's and Woodlawn Street's Whitstable

Firefighters were called to a blaze at a young family's home this evening.


Hero dad jumped in to stop alleyway rape

Phillip Mind of Vale Road, Whitstable who has been recognised by the police for his public service

A 51-year-old father has described the "extremely distressing" moment he stopped a man from raping a woman in an alleyway.

Carnival at crisis point

The Whitstable carnival has lacked support in recent years, according to organisers

Organisers of the annual Whitstable carnival have revealed this year's parade could be the last if it doesn't get enough support.

Tributes to former teacher and charity worker

Heather Wall with husband Guy

An ex-teacher and charity chairman has died aged 87 from a heart attack.

Group face £1 million battle to buy sorting office

Royal Mail has confirmed it has completed the sale of its former Whitstable sorting office site

A campaign group wants to buy a former Royal Mail sorting office to prevent developers using it for more housing.


Dog and owner safe at home after mud rescue ordeal

Simon O'Brien safe at home with his dog Skippy after they both had to be rescued from Whitstable Harbour

The owner of a dog who had to be rescued after falling into a harbour has vowed to keep his pet on a lead from now on.

As A&E struggles, more go to minor injuries unit

Estuary View Medical Centre in Whitstable

The Estuary View Medical Centre in Whitstable is recording a spike in patients as A&E struggles nationally.

Fears boy, 15, died after taking 'contaminated drug'

Josh Oliver, 15, died after taking a suspect drug

A father devastated by the tragic death of his son, 15, fears he may have taken a contaminated substance he believed to be a recreational drug.


Dog and owner rescued from mud

The dog and his owner were unhurt

A dog and his owner had to be rescued by coastguard teams after the animal plunged off the side of a harbour wall and his owner waded in to save him.


Teenager dies after being found unwell

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

Police are investigating the "unexplained" death of a teenage boy.

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