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Hooded man fled with cash after bank robbery

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

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

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Late bid to save popular Kent festival

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

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Stabbing victim 'threatened to kill' editor

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

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.

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Family's joy as unlikely bone marrow donor match found

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'

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'

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

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

'Dangerous' oyster racks should be removed

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

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Death crash cyclist named locally

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

Appeal after cyclist dies in crash with van

A van driver has been arrested after 35-year-old cyclist died in a crash.

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Kent wedding venue named best in the south east

A Kent venue has been crowned the best place for couples to tie the knot.

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Teen mum cautioned after abandoning baby

An 18-year-old has been given a caution by police after leaving her child outside a supermarket.

Serious crash closes roads

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious accident that has led to road closures.

Anger as 'disgraceful' play centre shuts without warning

Furious parents fear birthday party deposits have been lost forever after a play centre closed amid claims it has not paid its rent for three months.

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Padlocks cut as beach huts broken into

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves broke into four beach huts on a popular beach.

Oyster Festival abandons harbour

Organisers of a world famous Kent festival have revealed they will move the event as part of a major shake-up.

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Family 'lucky to be alive' after cooker hood explodes

A father says his family are lucky to be alive after an extractor hood exploded, showering their kitchen with glass.

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Security cameras will stop fly-tipping 'epidemic'

A fed-up property developer hopes cameras will put an end to constant rubbish dumping on his business estates.

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£50,000 bill to clear up dumping site

Contractors have begun removing rubbish from near an abandoned pub - but at a huge cost to taxpayers.

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Regatta is off after more than 200 years

A popular regatta will not go ahead this year after organisers complained that bureaucracy and costs made the historic event "untenable".

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New Aldi supermarket opens its doors

An Olympic gold medalist has opened a new budget supermarket.

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Shoppers' delight as M&S store opens

More than 100 eager shoppers turned out as M&S opened the doors of its newest Kent store this morning.

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M&S Foodhall opens today

An M&S superstore will be the first shop to open at a new retail park.

Driver attacked by carjacker at traffic lights

A desperate appeal for witnesses has been launched after a driver suffered a black eye and facial fractures when he was attacked in his car.

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