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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Kent wedding venue named best in the south east

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


£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.


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".


New Aldi supermarket opens its doors

An Olympic gold medalist has opened a new budget supermarket.


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.


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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