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Cara Simmonds

Cara Simmonds joined the KM Group in 2022 as a reporter for the Kent Messenger.

'Lock windows' warning after car key thieves strike

25 May 2022
'Lock windows' warning after car key thieves strike

A gang of men spotted acting suspiciously in people's driveways and the theft of a car has prompted a police warning.

Bystanders rescue woman from river

25 May 2022
Bystanders rescue woman from river

Members of the public sprang into action after a person was spotted in the River Medway.

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'I took out 25 credit cards to achieve my dream'

24 May 2022
'I took out 25 credit cards to achieve my dream'

An aerial yoga instructor, who is celebrating 10 years of business, reflects on how she had to max out credit cards to afford her studio.

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Long queues after A21 shuts

20 May 2022
Long queues after A21 shuts

Drivers have been told to expect delays after part of the road closed due to a fallen tree.

Police search for victim of attack

20 May 2022
Police search for victim of attack

A man may still be injured after being assaulted in a village as police try to find him after arresting two teenagers.

Boys reach for the stars in rocket project

20 May 2022
Boys reach for the stars in rocket project

A group of Kent students have taken on the two-year challenge of launching a rocket into the stratosphere.

Shock at town centre gym's sudden closure

18 May 2022
Shock at town centre gym's sudden closure

A well-known gym in a Kent town centre has mysteriously shut suddenly leaving members in the dark and in shock with fears over reclaiming their money.

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Hundreds of books hidden for kids' reading trail

17 May 2022
Hundreds of books hidden for kids' reading trail

A project created by a local resident, hid 250 books for children in aims to encourage the joy of reading.

Kent bosses sleep out for homeless

16 May 2022
Kent bosses sleep out for homeless

A number of business leaders from companies across the county have slept under the stars to raise money for homelessness charities.

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Driver cut free from car

16 May 2022
Driver cut free from car

Firefighters had to free a driver from a wreckage after a crash.

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Stepping back in time down in the trenches

15 May 2022
Stepping back in time down in the trenches

A historical centre has recreated a wartime trench network and our reporter spent the day as a soldier finding out about life on the frontline.

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Body found near town centre hotel

13 May 2022
Body found near town centre hotel

Police and paramedics were called after reports a man's body had been discovered in an alleyway.

Crash on A249 causes delays

13 May 2022
Crash on A249 causes delays

A two-vehicle collision on the A249 has caused long tailbacks.

Son sets up mental health podcast after dad's suicide

13 May 2022
Son sets up mental health podcast after dad's suicide

A pair of friends from Kent have started a podcast in the hope of encouraging men to open up about their mental health.

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Family-run café forced to shut as council rival opens

13 May 2022
Family-run café forced to shut as council rival opens

The owners of a family-run cafe have announced it will close after a council chose to build its own at a country park.

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Woman treated for burns after flat fire

12 May 2022
Woman treated for burns after flat fire

Emergency services were called to a blaze in a block of flats late last night.

Men charged after county-wide ATM raids

11 May 2022
Men charged after county-wide ATM raids

Two men have appeared in court charged with conspiring to steal cash machines in ram raids across Kent.

Indian restaurant reopens after 10-month closure

11 May 2022
Indian restaurant reopens after 10-month closure

A popular eatery has celebrated its return after being shut for nearly a year as the site was split to open a new Tesco store next door.

Missing man found

10 May 2022
Missing man found

A 39-year-old man that had been missing since Monday has been found safe.

Rwanda 'safe' despite risks to gay people as Patel pushes ahead

10 May 2022
Rwanda 'safe' despite risks to gay people as Patel pushes ahead

Priti Patel says asylum seekers will be told they "could" face deportation this week as a report says Rwanda is "safe" despite "risks to gay people".

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