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Make the most of the Kent coast with your dog

Beaches aren't just for the summer: here's our guide to beaches in Kent you can walk your dog on all year round.

Mercedes driver caught almost double speed limit

A speeding driver caught doing almost double the limit in a 50mph zone has been ticketed by police.


Crash caught on CCTV claims life of 45-year-old man

Police have confirmed that the driver of an Audi TT was killed in a crash on a dangerous stretch of road.

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".


Theatre show is a pile of pants - literally

A new homegrown theatre show invites the audience to think about getting dressed with dance, music, and the chance to stay and play.

Drug driving rising across Kent

The number of motorists caught behind the wheel with illegal substances in their system has gone up three fold in just 12 months.


Storm forced total closure of Dartford bridge

Motorists faced huge disruption as one of Kent’s busiest highways was shut due to Storm Doris.


New Aldi supermarket opens its doors

An Olympic gold medalist has opened a new budget supermarket.

Kent lashed by Storm Doris

The county is being battered by fierce gusts as Storm Doris sweeps across the country - with two bridges shut.


Massive rise in motorists driving whilst banned

More people have been caught getting behind the wheel while disqualified in the first eight weeks of the year than the whole of 2010, 2011 and 2012.


City council's budget for next year branded "horrible"

Lid Dem leader Mike Dixey slams £17 million budget as "cuts, cuts and more cuts".


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.


Inquest delays causing 'huge distress'

People living in parts of Kent have to wait more than nine months for answers after the unexpected death of a loved one due to a delay in inquests.


Thousands of 999 calls unanswered

Police in Kent have registered one of the biggest increases in the number of 'abandoned' emergency calls.


Armed police 'would increase risk of US-style shootings'

Routinely arming the county's police force would risk an American-style shooting, the force's commissioner has warned.


'Cat full of metal' on his way to full recovery

A cat found starved on the roadside with two broken legs is on his way to recovery after a husband and wife vet team took him in and cared for him.

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