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Disabled man hurt in hit and run

03 October 2017
Disabled man hurt in hit and run

Police are still hunting a driver who left a cyclist in hospital after hitting him at a zebra crossing.

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All change in city street

29 September 2017
All change in city street

It's all change in a key part of a shopping and food district with two prominent businesses closing and a dessert parlour opening.

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Revellers try to force their way into club

29 September 2017
Revellers try to force their way into club

Police had to be called after people grew impatient as they failed to gain entry into a popular nightspot.

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How Kentish is your accent?

28 September 2017
How Kentish is your accent?

From shuckish to nabbler... take our quiz to find out how many traditional Kentish words you know.

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Developers accuse green campaigner of hypocrisy

25 September 2017
Developers accuse green campaigner of hypocrisy

The man behind a huge housing development has accused a green campaigner who opposed the scheme of hypocrisy after learning she runs a freight firm.

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Neighbours' nightmare as garden grows wilder

25 September 2017
Neighbours' nightmare as garden grows wilder

An abandoned car has been swallowed up by a wildly overgrown garden which has been left untended for eight years.

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'Police should carry heroin antidote'

19 September 2017
'Police should carry heroin antidote'

Urgent action is needed as drugs are being cut with an elephant tranquilliser 10,000 times more potent than morphine, a policy adviser has warned.

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Car fleeing police crashes into woman

19 September 2017
Car fleeing police crashes into woman

A woman suffered serious injuries after a car stopped by police sped off and crashed into her.

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MP abused and threatened by trolls

15 September 2017
MP abused and threatened by trolls

Kent's only Labour parliamentarian has hit out at the 'vile, vitriolic insults' she has suffered since her shock general election victory.

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Causes of musicians' deaths still unknown

15 September 2017
Causes of musicians' deaths still unknown

Mystery surrounds the deaths of three musicians found within five days of each other at the same house, after tests failed to reveal what happened.

Air ambulance makes lunchtime landing on beach

15 September 2017
Air ambulance makes lunchtime landing on beach

The air ambulance was called out to help an injured woman.

VIDEO: Knifeman pulls blade on bouncers

13 September 2017
VIDEO: Knifeman pulls blade on bouncers

Dramatic footage has emerged of door staff tackling a suspected knifeman to the ground after he allegedly pulled a blade.

Cash and drugs seized from man suspected of dealing

11 September 2017
Cash and drugs seized from man suspected of dealing

Police who searched a car found cash and cannabis and arrested a man on suspicion of supply.

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Planning inspector backs council over BT conversion

08 September 2017
Planning inspector backs council over BT conversion

A developer has lost its appeal over plans to convert a BT building from office space to flats.

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Student with depression history found hanged in woods

05 September 2017
Student with depression history found hanged in woods

A college student left a grim message on Facebook just hours before his body was discovered in woodland, an inquest heard.

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Man killed by potent tranquilliser used on elephants

31 August 2017
Man killed by potent tranquilliser used on elephants

A young man died after taking a drug 10,000 times stronger than morphine - which unscrupulous dealers are using to cut heroin with.

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Farewell JP, the French busker who loved a smoke

22 August 2017
Farewell JP, the French busker who loved a smoke

With a cigarette between his lips and a guitar on his lap, Jean-Philippe Madjar cut a familiar figure.

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Hiding in plain sight: Canterbury's peculiar relics

18 August 2017
Hiding in plain sight: Canterbury's peculiar relics

Thousands of shoppers and visitors walk past them every day, but Canterbury has many fascinating signs and relics. Find out the story behind them.

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Kent cricket salutes groundsman's superb innings

07 August 2017
Kent cricket salutes groundsman's superb innings

Figures from Kent cricket paid their respects at the funeral of much-loved groundsman Cecil "Sammy" Fidler.

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'Put sprinklers in homes at fire-hit development'

04 August 2017
'Put sprinklers in homes at fire-hit development'

Canterbury council has formally requested that developers rebuilding the Tannery homes install sprinklers after the devastating fire two years ago.

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