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'Killer said Julia deserved to die'

'Killer said Julia deserved to die'

A court has heard how a 22-year-old on trial for murder told custody staff he would return to a woods 'to rape and kill women' if released.

'Give residents a high street parking discount'

'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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Kent toil in the field again

Kent toil in the field again

Kent's first-innings woes continued as Division 1 leaders Surrey piled on the runs at Beckenham.

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

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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Pathologist: 'PCSO's injuries the worst I've seen'

Pathologist: 'PCSO's injuries the worst I've seen'

A pathologist has told a murder trial the head injuries suffered by PCSO Julia James were 'the worst I've seen' and 'completely unsurvivable'.

Walker: New-look Bell-Drummond can thrive for Kent

Walker: New-look Bell-Drummond can thrive for Kent

Daniel Bell-Drummond is now taking elements of his successful T20 game into the County Championship, says Kent head coach Matt Walker.

Copper thieves cause £30k damage in raid

Copper thieves cause £30k damage in raid

A gang of balaclava-clad copper thieves nearly shutdown a Kent business after causing £30,000 worth of damage during a raid.

'Cobble-proof' electric scooters to launch in Kent

'Cobble-proof' electric scooters to launch in Kent

An upgraded e-scooter model with "self-healing" tyres is to be made available as part of a controversial rental scheme.

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Man's encounter with killer caught on camera day after 'murder'

Man's encounter with killer caught on camera day after 'murder'

A suspicious gamekeeper photographed and filmed the man who killed PCSO Julia James in the local area the day after she was allegedly murdered.

Split focus for Kent batsman Denly

Split focus for Kent batsman Denly

Joe Denly says Kent have one eye on preparing for their T20 Blast defence - even though their focus remains on kick-starting their red-ball campaign.

Murder trial jury retraces Julia James' final steps

Murder trial jury retraces Julia James' final steps

A jury has today retraced the final steps taken by a PCSO who was allegedly "ambushed and chased down” before being bludgeoned to death.

The 7 new restaurants opening in busy high street

The 7 new restaurants opening in busy high street

There is a "greater shift towards leisure" according to council bosses as plans for several new restaurants are planned for a popular shopping spot.

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Runs galore as Kent and Sri Lankan side draw

Runs galore as Kent and Sri Lankan side draw

Kent's bowlers once again toiled away in the sun as they drew their first-class match against a Sri Lanka Development XI.

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Julia James murder trial: what we know from day one

Julia James murder trial: what we know from day one

A killer waited in woods for a vulnerable woman before chasing down a PCSO and bludgeoning her to death with a railway jack, a murder trial has heard.

Four people taken to hospital after crash near wildlife park

Four people taken to hospital after crash near wildlife park

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a multi-vehicle crash near a popular zoo.

LIVE: Man, 22, admits killing PCSO Julia James

LIVE: Man, 22, admits killing PCSO Julia James

A 22-year-old man has admitted killing a beloved PCSO and mum-of-two as she walked her dog near her home - but denies murdering her.

Winery branches out with third plantation

Winery branches out with third plantation

An award-winning winery is expanding to help meet its ambition to produce 250,000 bottles a year.

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Kent Women miss out on retaining T20 title

Kent Women miss out on retaining T20 title

Kent Women narrowly missed out on retaining their regional Women’s County T20 title on Sunday.

E-scooter order for hundreds of streets made permanent

E-scooter order for hundreds of streets made permanent

An order making the use of trial electric scooters legal on hundreds of city streets is to be made permanent this week.

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PCSO's murder trial starts today

PCSO's murder trial starts today

A 22-year-old accused of murdering PCSO Julia James is appearing in court today for a trial expected to last several weeks.

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