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Lucky escape after cigarette sparks house fire

03 August 2013
Lucky escape after cigarette sparks house fire

A young woman had a lucky escape after she sparked a fire by lighting a cigarette and falling asleep in the early hours of this morning.

Arrest after ticket inspector headbutted

02 August 2013
Arrest after ticket inspector headbutted

A man has been arrested after a conductor was headbutted while checking tickets on a train in Kent.

Woman found dead at house named

01 August 2013
Woman found dead at house named

A 26-year-old woman found dead in her home has been named as Clare Wilmshurst.

Car flips in crash near supermarket

22 July 2013
Car flips in crash near supermarket

A road was shut off by police after a car overturned onto its roof near a supermarket in Thanington.

Bid for changes to late night busking

21 July 2013
Bid for changes to late night busking

Plans to regulate busking in Canterbury have been proposed by councillors after noise complaints.

Rush-hour delays as crash closes A2

18 July 2013
Rush-hour delays as crash closes A2

Motorists faced delays in Faversham this morning after a multi-car crash on the A2.

Christmas lights funding pulled

17 July 2013
Christmas lights funding pulled

We might be in the middle of a heatwave, but Canterbury City Council has announced it will stop funding Christmas lights displays to save money.

Police appeal for witnesses to A2 crash

15 July 2013
Police appeal for witnesses to A2 crash

Police want to speak to three shirtless men, who were travelling in front of a car that crashed into a central reservation at an accident blackspot.

Tennis ace Djokovic helps re-home dog

05 July 2013
Tennis ace Djokovic helps re-home dog

World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic has helped to find a homeless hound its perfect match with a family from Kent.

Two crashes cause delays in Canterbury

03 July 2013
Two crashes cause delays in Canterbury

Two crashes in Nackington Road are causing rush-hour delays in Canterbury

Homeless man set on fire

28 June 2013
Homeless man set on fire

A rough sleeper was set alight by a passer-by as he bedded down for the night in a sleeping bag.

Children's post box stolen from garden

25 June 2013
Children's post box stolen from garden

A post box with "huge sentimental value" which was used by children to send Christmas and birthday wishes has been stolen.

Brutal fishing spear used by poachers seized

19 June 2013
Brutal fishing spear used by poachers seized

An illegal spear thought to be used by fish poachers has been seized by the Environment Agency

Lord Mayor's chauffeur abandons car on double-yellow lines

18 June 2013
Lord Mayor's chauffeur abandons car on double-yellow lines

The Lord Mayor of Canterbury's chauffeur rushed to her aid when she was targeted by drunks - leaving her official car on double yellow lines.

Warning after strange man follows more children

18 June 2013
Warning after strange man follows more children

Parents have been warned to be vigilant after further reports of a suspicious man approaching and following children.

Shoppers' eyeful as cyclists bare all

16 June 2013
Shoppers' eyeful as cyclists bare all

Stunned passers-by copped an eyeful when a convoy of nude cyclists passed through Canterbury - to expose the naked truth about riders' safety.

Cyclists take off their gear for nude ride

15 June 2013
Cyclists take off their gear for nude ride

Hundreds of cyclists are set to strip bare today to pedal the 'naked truth' about the planet's dependency on oil.

What a waste!

14 June 2013
What a waste!

The driver of this dustcart must have thought it had 'bin' a bad day... when his truck ended in a field.

Towers traffic ‘has improved’ since trial ban reversal

08 June 2013
Towers traffic ‘has improved’ since trial ban reversal

Traffic has improved since the controversial Westgate Towers trial was reversed in Canterbury, a leading expert has claimed.

City crematorium plans ditched

31 May 2013
City crematorium plans ditched

A firm hoping to build Canterbury's first crematorium has withdrawn its plans in the face of huge opposition.

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