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Jack Dyson joined KM Media Group in 2017, working as the company's Herne Bay reporter. He now covers the whole of the Canterbury district, Faversham and Thanet.

Traffic hell as cars stuck in nine-mile queues on M25

19 May 2022
Traffic hell as cars stuck in nine-mile queues on M25

Motorists are being held in queues stretching for nine miles after a lorry broke down on one of Kent's busiest motorways.

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Police launch probe after man shoved to ground and injured

19 May 2022
Police launch probe after man shoved to ground and injured

A search has been launched after a man suffered injuries to his face and leg when he was pushed to the ground.

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Seafront car ban to create new public plaza moves step closer

19 May 2022
Seafront car ban to create new public plaza moves step closer

Funding has been secured for a project to ban cars from a stretch of aseafront and create a new plaza “akin to the feel of a Spanish seaside resort”.

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Boys arrested after failed break-in

18 May 2022
Boys arrested after failed break-in

Two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary after a resident foiled raiders as they attempted to break into a property.

Do you know fly-tipping suspects caught on secret camera?

18 May 2022
Do you know fly-tipping suspects caught on secret camera?

A search has been launched for four people caught on CCTV dumping rubbish at a fly-tipping hotspot outside a block of high-rise flats.

Four arrests after man and woman attacked in high street

17 May 2022
Four arrests after man and woman attacked in high street

Four suspects have been arrested following a town centre attack that saw a man and a woman rushed to hospital.

'I was giving them easier shift' Bridge flasher speaks out

16 May 2022
'I was giving them easier shift' Bridge flasher speaks out

A woman who exposed herself to drivers on a motorway bridge has defended her actions - by saying she was giving hauliers "an easier shift".

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Historic pub reopens as hotel, cocktail bar and restaurant

13 May 2022
Historic pub reopens as hotel, cocktail bar and restaurant

A 15th century village pub has finally reopened its doors after being transformed into a boutique hotel, restaurant and bar.

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'Give residents a high street parking discount'

13 May 2022
'Give residents a high street parking discount'

A Kent high street would be given a much-needed boost if residents were offered a 20% discount on parking, say councillors.

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New sauna and steam room in £8m sports centre revamp

12 May 2022
New sauna and steam room in £8m sports centre revamp

A steam room, sauna and three fitness studios are all set to be added to the district’s most-used sports facility as part of an £8 million revamp.

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Man found injured in garden after gang attack

09 May 2022
Man found injured in garden after gang attack

A man found injured in a front garden was taken to hospital after being attacked by a gang in the early hours.

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Summer festival to return despite council funding cuts

07 May 2022
Summer festival to return despite council funding cuts

The largest event in a Kent town’s calendar is set to go ahead despite huge funding cuts - signalling the return of a popular carnival.

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Michelin-star restaurant to cut back hours

06 May 2022
Michelin-star restaurant to cut back hours

A Michelin-starred restaurant will stop serving food for one day a week as the owners reveal they are expecting a baby.

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Water firm refuses to cover flooded ice cream shop's £10k bill

06 May 2022
Water firm refuses to cover flooded ice cream shop's £10k bill

Southern Water is refusing to pay out more than £10,000 to an ice cream parlour flooded with sewage – as it says the flood was not its fault.

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Recycling centre evacuated after 'explosives' found

03 May 2022
Recycling centre evacuated after 'explosives' found

A household waste recycling centre has been closed and handed over to police after a grenade was reportedly found.

Man stabbed after two-car crash

03 May 2022
Man stabbed after two-car crash

A man was left seriously injured after being stabbed following a crash that left a car on its roof.

Pub feared lost forever reopens after three years of closure

02 May 2022
Pub feared lost forever reopens after three years of closure

A pub that had been closed for three years has finally reopened – as its new landlords vow to establish it as a valued village boozer.

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Family's shock at crash death of 'loveable' dad-of-four

28 April 2022
Family's shock at crash death of 'loveable' dad-of-four

A beloved biker who died in a crash along a busy main road this morning has been described as a kind-hearted family man by his heartbroken wife.

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Pile-up after serious motorbike crash

28 April 2022
Pile-up after serious motorbike crash

A busy main road was sealed off following two crashes in little more than hour.

'Mods and skinheads' descend on coast for Hollywood shoot

28 April 2022
'Mods and skinheads' descend on coast for Hollywood shoot

A stretch of the seafront was filled with Vespas and Lambrettas during filming of the latest scenes of a big-budget Hollywood movie.

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