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Where is ET?

It is the work of street artist Catman.

A street artist has struck again in a Kent town - this time painting an iconic scene from film favourite ET.


Woman arrested after man, 60, stabbed

A 60-year-old man was airlifted to a London hospital.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a 60-year-old man was stabbed.

Prices hit £500,000 – for a terrace

Terrace properties in the heart of one town are fetching staggering sums – with some reaching upwards of half a million pounds.

Fitness fan fears for his sight but keeps fighting

The 35-year-old has been diagnosed with a rare eye condition.

A 35-year-old is determined to tick off a bucket list before he loses his sight to a rare eye condition.

Murderer denied appeal bid

Mark Elliott attempted to overturn his murder conviction

A man who joined two teenagers in kicking a dad to death "like a pack of hyenas" 10 years ago has been refused permission to appeal his conviction.


Baby oysters begin six year growth cycle

The bags are put on trestles off the Whitstable coast

A seaside fishery will import two million oyster seeds from France this year.

Kent's 'Banksy' gives Queen urban makeover

Graffiti artist Catman decorated a Whitstable wall with his work.

Graffiti artist Catman has struck once again – this time with an image of Her Majesty on a hoverboard.


Appeal after crews called to countryside blaze

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters were called to a blaze which had spread over 30 square metres this morning.

Controversial court battle costs taxpayer more than £200,000

The Whitstable Society want to appeal the judge's decision.

A High Court battle over the sale of seafront land has cost the taxpayer thousands of pounds.


Woman 'sent naked picture of ex to his employee'

Deborah Addams

The ex-wife of a Kent businessman is accused of sending a naked picture of him to one of his staff members and throwing dog mess at him.

Sea rescue after boat hits object

The Tempest taking in water by one of the wind turbine towers. Picture: Sheerness RNLI

Lifeboat crews saved a team of wind farm workers after their vessel started taking on water.

Bank robbery CCTV released by police

Man police want to speak to about bank robbery

An image of a man captured by security cameras just moments before a bank robbery took place has been circulated by detectives.


Controversial oyster racks to go on iconic stretch of beach?

The Street can be walked on at low tide.

Rumours that racks will be put on a famous section of shingle have been answered.

Electronics shop to close after more than 35 years

The shop has been open for 36 years.

A town centre electronics shop is set to make way for a Norwegian interior design firm.

‘I desperately needed a last cuddle’

Lucy Watts with children Reggie and Ronnie

A mum who lost a baby wants to buy special cots to allow grieving parents to take their child home for a short time before they are laid to rest.


Hooded man fled with cash after bank robbery

Police outside Barclays bank in Whitstable

A bank robber told staff he had a weapon before handing over a note demanding money at a busy high street branch.

Missing pensioner was in hospital

Missing Eileen Jupe

A search for a missing 75-year-old woman has been called off.


Late bid to save popular Kent festival

The Oyster Parade in 2014

A high-profile business boss has pledged money to help save a festival from being drastically scaled back following a string of complaints.


Stabbing victim 'threatened to kill' editor

Leo Whitlock, former editor of Canterbury's Kentish Gazette

A 24-year-old who complained about his name being used in an online article is alleged to have made death threats against a newspaper editor.

McDonald's reopens after £1m revamp

The McDonald's has been expanded and refurbished after being closed for six weeks.

Table service, made-to-order burgers, tablets to access Facebook and digital ordering are just some of the new additions to the fast food restaurant.


Family's joy as unlikely bone marrow donor match found

Yevi Ilangakoon with son Yovaan

A perfect match has been found for a father-of-two in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant following a heartfelt plea from his family.

Cyclist killed in crash was 'free spirit with gentle soul'

Dave Thorman was a talented chef with a passion for life

Friends and family have paid tribute to a talented chef who died after a collision with a van on his way home from work.

Teen who jumped in front of train felt 'hopeless'

Joe Pickhaver, 16, was killed when he was hit by a train in Whitstable.

A teenager who was hit and killed by a train after telling his family he was taking the dog for a walk took his own life, a coroner has ruled.

Traffic queuing after car fire on busy road

Fire crews were called to cut the woman free

A car fire has brought traffic to a standstill on a busy road

'Dangerous' oyster racks should be removed

The racks at West Beach have received criticism.

Controversial oyster racks should be removed from a Kent beach following a government investigation over fears they could injure swimmers.


Death crash cyclist named locally

Floral tributes at the scene in Canterbury Road

A cyclist who died following a collision with a van on Friday night has been identified as a 35-year-old local man.

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