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Would-be burglar's bizarre mumblings caught on camera

11 December 2019
Would-be burglar's bizarre mumblings caught on camera

Shocking home CCTV footage shows a man peering into a home before saying 'There's people in there. I can't break into your house.'

Castle gardens transformed by festive lights

10 December 2019
Castle gardens transformed by festive lights

An enchanting winter lights experience has been launched at a Kent castle and the rush for tickets is on.

Organisers change time of Boxing Day Dip

09 December 2019
Organisers change time of Boxing Day Dip

Boxing Day Dip organisers have announced the event will take place at an earlier time due to safety concerns.

'People don't need to be nervous' says Quinn Estates

08 December 2019
'People don't need to be nervous' says Quinn Estates

Hundreds of homes could to be built around Betteshanger Park but people don't need to be nervous, the boss of new owner Quinn Estates says.

Tool thieves target van in village

06 December 2019
Tool thieves target van in village

Thieves targeted a tradesman's van in a village stealing hundreds of pounds worth of tools.

Arrests after 250 cannabis plants uncovered at property

06 December 2019
Arrests after 250 cannabis plants uncovered at property

Two men will appear in court today after police discovered more than 250 cannabis plants at a property.

'Merry Christmas Lucas'

05 December 2019
'Merry Christmas Lucas'

A Christmas tree dedicated to Lucas Dobson is among the uniquely decorated spruces in a festive display.

Aldi slammed for 'pathetic' number of electric car charging points

04 December 2019
Aldi slammed for 'pathetic' number of electric car charging points

A new Aldi store has faced criticism for installing just one electric car changing point in its car park.

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Fraud charge over stolen wallet

03 December 2019
Fraud charge over stolen wallet

A man has been charged with fraud after a burglar stole a wallet from a house and used the bank cards inside.

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Funfair and parade ahead of town's festive switch-on

30 November 2019
Funfair and parade ahead of town's festive switch-on

Families can expect a whole day of festive fun ahead of a light's switch on.

Council cash helps new coffee shop take off

29 November 2019
Council cash helps new coffee shop take off

A council grant has helped transform an empty shop into a European-style coffee and cocktail bar.

Ministry of Defence attend cliffs over suspected bomb

28 November 2019
Ministry of Defence attend cliffs over suspected bomb

A cordon was placed on a cliff over fears a wartime bomb had been uncovered.

Race for Kevin the Carrot as new Aldi store opens

28 November 2019
Race for Kevin the Carrot as new Aldi store opens

Shoppers queued for almost two hours not only to be the first inside a brand new Aldi store but also to get their hands on Kevin the Carrot.

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Queues expected as new Aldi opens its doors

28 November 2019
Queues expected as new Aldi opens its doors

Today marks a new chapter for shoppers in one Kent town with the opening of a highly anticipated new supermarket.

Retired teacher 'could always be relied upon'

27 November 2019
Retired teacher 'could always be relied upon'

Tributes have been paid to a former councillor who fought tirelessly to save his town's only care home.

Alan Titchmarsh sends 100-year-old personal message

26 November 2019
Alan Titchmarsh sends 100-year-old personal message

A hand written card from celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh was among the 101 cards received by a centenarian.

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Boxing Day dip organisers expecting high tide

25 November 2019
Boxing Day dip organisers expecting high tide

New organisers of an annual Boxing Day Dip say they’re preparing for one of the highest tides on record.

Meet Father Christmas at Martha's festive fayre

23 November 2019
Meet Father Christmas at Martha's festive fayre

Father Christmas is heading to town and one of his first stops will be at Martha Trust's Christmas Fayre.

Moped owner 'assaulted' by thieves who stole his vehicle

22 November 2019
Moped owner 'assaulted' by thieves who stole his vehicle

A moped owner was taken to hospital after he was allegedly assaulted in a plight to retrieve his vehicle.

Foodbank to set up hot meal scheme in time for Christmas

22 November 2019
Foodbank to set up hot meal scheme in time for Christmas

A foodbank which waited eight months for a promised grant will use it to set up a hot meal scheme with cafes.

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