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VIDEO: Car fire outside KFC

The fire broke out outside the KFC in Chestfield

A fire broke out outside a KFC restaurant

Police warning after gas cylinder theft spree

Police have issued a warning

Business owners have been told to be on their guard after a number of gas cylinders were stolen.


Desperate plea for bone marrow donor

Yevi Ilangakoon with son Yovaan

The son of a man who needs a bone marrow transplant has made a desperate plea for people to join a donor register to help find the perfect match.


Video: Car bursts into flames outside KFC

The car on fire outside KFC. Picture courtesy Kieran Cusden

A car has burst into flames outside a KFC drive thru restaurant.


Dead dog found burned on beach

Preston Parade, Seasalter, where the dog was found.

*WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE* A shocked passerby has made the harrowing discovery of a dead Jack Russell which was blackened and charred.


VIDEO: Car engulfed by flames

The car was engulfed in flames

A car burst into flames on a busy road this morning, sending huge flames and black clouds of smoke into the air.


'Safety hazards' could force owners to sell beach

The racks will be staying

A fishery firm could be forced to sell a beach to the council amid fears oyster racks could be "lethal".


Health test 'ruins' grandfather's life

MS sufferer John Atkins

An MS patient who cannot walk more than six metres without help the has been deemed too fit for a mobility car allowance.


Stolen crane used in petrol station ram-raid

A crane was used to smash a hole in a brick wall

A huge hole has been smashed into the side of a service station by thieves who stole a flatbed lorry and crane.

Pavement parking vigilante strikes again

All of the scratched cars were parked on the pavement.

Police are hunting a car vandal who has returned to the same street they targeted last year in a campaign against drivers who park on pavements.


Warnings after hoverboard fire

A hoverboard caught fire after overheating. Stock image

Fire crews have warned people to use the right chargers after a hoverboard overheated and caught fire


'It scares me to ask how long I've got left'

Samantha Rose with her daughters, Caitlin aged eleven, Georgia aged eight, Sam and son Ben aged seventeen

A mum has spoken of the heartbreaking moment she told her two young daughters she has incurable cancer.

Flood of charity donations in memory of rail death teen

Joe Pickhaver

The parents of a teenager who died after being hit by a train have been touched by a flood of donations to a mental health charity in his name.

Cars damaged in wrecking spree

Damaged: scratched roof of car. File image

Around 18 cars were damaged in a leisure centre car park in around 20 minutes.

Police hunt brazen pub cash thieves

Police are hunting for three men.

A hunt has been launched for three men who stole two safes and cash from a pub.


Oyster racks 'threatening lives'

The oyster racks off Whitstable

A councillor has called for action against 'spiked racks’, which he says are a danger to swimmers, particularly people unfamiliar with the area.


Plans for new housing estate submitted

The view looking towards the Thanet Way from Grasmere Road

Proposals for 170 homes to be built on a farmer's field have sparked a mixed response.


Emergency centres prepared ahead of tidal surge

Hide tide swept over Whitstable harbour in 2013

Residents in vulnerable homes along the coast are being warned to be ready for flooding risk.


Sex attacker's 'asleep' claim

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A man who assaulted a woman as she slept said he was so drunk he had no memory of what he had done.

Marathon runner breaks world record - and he's not done yet!

Ryan Holmes is the youngest person to run 100 marathons

A 21-year-old has entered the Guiness World Records as the youngest person to run 100 marathons in one year.

Teen mum arrested as baby abandoned outside store

The Co-op store in Canterbury Road, Whitstable

An 18-year-old woman is in police custody after her baby was found abandoned outside a food store as temperatures plummeted.

Spike in number of baby hedgehogs

Young hedgehogs at Spikes Hedgehog Centre

A hedgehog sanctuary is struggling to cope with a record number of babies this winter.


Cushing... from beyond the grave

Peter Cushing was a veteran actor until his death more than 20 years ago

Kent's acting veteran has returned to the silver screen - more than 20 years after his death. Warning: spoiler alert!


Tigger tattoo sex attacker sent to jail

Sex abuser Steven Davies has been jailed for 20 months. Picture: Kent Police

A man sexually assaulted a teenager by trying to "beguile" her with his Tigger tattoo from Winnie the Pooh.

Crash on Thanet Way

Library image.

Five vehicles are said to have been involved in a crash on the Thanet Way this morning.

Best Christmas present in the world

Christmas Day baby Heidi Latham with parents Caroline Evans and Jay Latham.

A couple have had their first child born on Christmas Day after the baby made an early appearance.

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