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Crackdown on litter louts and dog fouling

Crackdown on litter louts and dog fouling

17 May 2022

Litter louts and shameless dog owners who fail to pick up after their pets are being targeted by new wardens patrolling a Kent district's streets.

For sale: the mansion that was home to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

For sale: the mansion that was home to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

17 May 2022

This spectacular Grade II listed property, featuring seven bedrooms and 12 acres of land, was once home to one of the most famous cars in history.

Inmate threw hot water over guard and beat him with kettle

Inmate threw hot water over guard and beat him with kettle

17 May 2022

An inmate at a Kent prison threw hot water over a guard before beating him with a kettle because he was upset at prison conditions.

Lights, camera, Margate!

Lights, camera, Margate!

17 May 2022

One town has taken a lead role in a growing list of high-profile TV shows and films - here's how you can walk in the footsteps of the stars.

Tea room closes after costs jump by £1k per month

Tea room closes after costs jump by £1k per month

17 May 2022

The cost of living crisis has claimed another victim after spiralling expenses saw a businesswoman call time on her much-loved tea room.

Work begins on £13m health hub

Work begins on £13m health hub

16 May 2022

Work on a new £13.5 million medical practice, that plans to include a GP practice, a minor injury unit, x-ray services, has started.

Three vehicle crash closes main road

Three vehicle crash closes main road

16 May 2022

A crash between a van and two cars has lead to a busy road being closed in both directions.

'My mum has saved lives by losing hers'

'My mum has saved lives by losing hers'

16 May 2022

Julia James' son has said she told him she saw a "weird man" loitering near where she was killed while her daughter says her death has saved others.

Motorbike crash closes main road

Motorbike crash closes main road

16 May 2022

Rush hour traffic was delayed after a crash involving a car and a motorbike shut a road between two towns.

Activists barge in on business secretary's lunch

Activists barge in on business secretary's lunch

16 May 2022

Climate campaigners disrupted a business lunch, being attended by special guest, business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, over rising energy costs.

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

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

16 May 2022

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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How technology helped catch PCSO's killer

How technology helped catch PCSO's killer

16 May 2022

As Callum Wheeler is found guilty of murder, we look at how smartphones, an Apple Watch and dashcams helped track him down and bring him to justice.

Callum Wheeler: From reclusive outsider to murderer

Callum Wheeler: From reclusive outsider to murderer

16 May 2022

A 22-year-old who brutally bludgeoned a PCSO to death has been found guilty of murder. But who is he, and what drove him to kill an innocent stranger?

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'I love her so much' Family's tribute as 'loner' guilty of PCSO's murder

'I love her so much' Family's tribute as 'loner' guilty of PCSO's murder

16 May 2022

The family of a beloved PCSO bludgeoned to death on a dog walk have paid tribute to her after her killer was convicted of murder.

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Teen teams up with Prince Harry

Teen teams up with Prince Harry

16 May 2022

A Kent teenager is joining Prince Harry to help make the internet safer for children around the world.

GCSE and A-Level pupils 'disadvantaged by Covid'

GCSE and A-Level pupils 'disadvantaged by Covid'

16 May 2022

GCSE and A-Level pupils face tougher exams this year due to a lack of experience caused by Covid restrictions, a headteacher has said.

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Heart-warming truth behind Polish 'love' signs

Heart-warming truth behind Polish 'love' signs

16 May 2022

The mystery over handwritten Polish signs put up across a town has been solved.

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'Rape was clearly on killer's mind', jury told

'Rape was clearly on killer's mind', jury told

16 May 2022

Jurors have heard Callum Wheeler - accused of murdering PCSO Julia James - was 'highly sexualised' and had rape 'plainly' on his mind.

Teenager knocked off bike died of head injury

Teenager knocked off bike died of head injury

16 May 2022

A teenager who died after being knocked off his bicycle by a car died from a head injury, an inquest has heard.

Man bottled in face taken to hospital

Man bottled in face taken to hospital

16 May 2022

A man has been taken to hospital after being hit in the face with a bottle during a fight.

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