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Travellers moved on by council

A group of travellers were moved along by the council.

A group of travellers who moved from a car park to a roundabout have been given the shove by the council after they received more than 20 complaints.

Outdoor cinema returning to the seaside

Whitstable outdoor cinema is returning to the beach.

A number of classic films will be on the big screen next week and you can watch them from the comfort of your deckchair.

Dead fish and sewage prompt pollution fears

Sewage has been found in Swalecliffe Brook

A section of Kent beach has been closed off by experts after sewage and dead fish were spotted by the public.

Drunk biker found injured was FOUR times legal limit

Drunk biker crashed into trees. Stock image.

A motorcyclist who crashed into trees was discovered injured beneath his bike by a passerby.

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Owner’s shock after dogs kill cat in churchyard

Whiskers was a much loved family pet

A distraught family has told of the moment they found their pet cat dead after it was viciously attacked by two dogs.

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Officers investigating stolen bikes release CCTV images

suspected bike thieves

Owners have reported a spate of thefts of cycles in recent weeks which has prompted a police appeal to identify suspects

Charity cyclists have their bikes stolen

Andreea Paciu and Matt Arnold had their bikes stolen.

A couple have spoken of their shock after their bikes - worth £600 each - were snatched during a spate of bicycle thefts over the weekend.

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Fire fighters tackle blaze in hay baler

Thames-side Fire Station in Northfleet

Emergency crews were called to deal with a fire in a hay baler which was "well alight" when they arrived.

'We have to paddle through poo'

Locals say the alley is slippery and dangerous

Pigeons are blighting an alleyway, with pedestrians forced to "paddle through diluted excrement" to get to a beach.

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Lego and craft beer club to launch next month

Craft beer and lego club starts next month.

If having a pint and playing with Lego is your idea of fun, you need to join this quirky new pop-up, dubbed the ultimate nerd nirvana.

Man, 85, jailed for sex offences against child

Ronald Hayes has been jailed for sex offences against a child committed 40 years ago. Picture: Kent Police.

A pensioner has been locked up for indecently assaulting a child 40 years ago.

Photogenic pug fast becoming a social media star

Chief the pug

Check out how cute/terrified he looks in a mac...

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Trains delayed after beer lorry hits bridge

The lorry hit the rail bridge in Whitstable. Picture: Chloè-Megan

Railway companies are warning of rush hour disruption after an HGV carrying bottles of beer hit a railway bridge.

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Pen pals meet after 50 years

Elsa Bjornstad and Carole Keeble have been in touch for 50 years. Picture: Ruth Cuerden

Pen pals who have kept up their correspondence for five decades have met to mark the occasion.

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Love is in the air after big proposal

The banner Chris used to propose

A hopeless romantic got the answer he wanted after proposing in amazing style.

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Fire crews tackle remote footpath fire

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock image

A walker called the fire brigade after spotting a fire on a popular off-road cycle and footpath.

Off-duty firefighters save toddler from choking

The toddler choked on a pizza crust. Picture: Stock image

A toddler has off-duty firefighters to thank after they saved her life when she choked on a pizza during a day out.

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Three women injured after crash on busy route

Two cars were involved in the accident

Drivers faced lengthy delays on a busy coastal route after a crash left three women injured.

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Police hunt regatta attacker

Police arrested two men

A man was suffered injuries to his face and was left unconscious at popular family event.

Fourth time lucky as Gregg Wallace gets married

Celebrity greengrocer Gregg Wallace has married his girlfriend Anne-Marie Sterpini at a Kent castle - with MasterChef co-host John Torode as best man.

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Holidaymaker died in Thai jetski accident

Several attempts to resuscitate Ed Berry failed

A 24-year-old man drowned after a jetski accident while on holiday in Thailand, an inquest has heard.

Development to begin at former Royal Mail site

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

Royal Mail confirms it has sold a former sorting office - the building is due to be replaced by flats and a supermarket.

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VIDEO: Huge fire at bungalow

Plumes of black smoke can be seen for miles. Picture: Callum Orpin.

Plumes of black smoke can be seen for miles as firefighters tackle a blaze at a bungalow.

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Embarrassed supermarket chain offers free cuppa

A Co-op leaflet is circulating around Whitstable with the town name misspelt

The Co-op has promised to serve a free cup of tea to residents after a leaflet included 10 spelling blunders of the town name.

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Man arrested after car burglary

The intruder had forced a window to gain access to a house in the Lucerne Drive area of Seasalter. Picture: Google Street View

Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of burglary today after a car was taken from a Whitstable home.

Two men arrested after car crashes into shop

Two men were arrested following the crash in Oxford Street. Picture: Richard Williams

Officers are investigating after an e-cigarette shop was hit by a car in the early hours of this morning.

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