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'My friend won a dessert... then I scooped a car!'

'My friend won a dessert... then I scooped a car!'

A restaurant diner won a brand-new car - just four days after her own vehicle was written off.

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Person taken to hospital after three-vehicle crash

Person taken to hospital after three-vehicle crash

One person was taken to hospital after a three-car crash on a key route.

Beauty spot bridge won't be replaced amid cash crunch

Beauty spot bridge won't be replaced amid cash crunch

Council bosses say they do not have enough cash to replace a bridge at a beauty spot which was severely damaged following a landslip.

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From 'Hernia Bay' to the town everyone is falling in love with

From 'Hernia Bay' to the town everyone is falling in love with

The renaissance of a Kent seaside town has seen it emerge from the shadow of its upmarket neighbour and become a magnet for tourists and investment.

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Smith says Bay's Trophy tie comes at a good time

Smith says Bay's Trophy tie comes at a good time

Boss Ben Smith reckons Herne Bay's FA Trophy derby clash at Sittingbourne this weekend has come at a good time for his team.

Man dies after being hit by train

Man dies after being hit by train

A man has sadly died at a railway station after being struck by a train.

Man in his 70s found dead on beach

Man in his 70s found dead on beach

The body of man in his 70s has been found on a beach.

Emergency crews descend on beach

Emergency crews descend on beach

Police and paramedics have been called to a town's seafront this morning.

'It will be an eyesore for the neighbourhood'

'It will be an eyesore for the neighbourhood'

Controversial plans to cram more flats onto the site of a derelict care home have been given the go-ahead, despite objections from residents.

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Visitor left stunned by incredible discovery at Titanic display

Visitor left stunned by incredible discovery at Titanic display

A pensioner visited an exhibition about the sinking of the Titanic – and spotted a photo of his grandfather.

Why brewery and glamping bid could finally get green light

Why brewery and glamping bid could finally get green light

A fresh bid to build a coastal microbrewery snubbed twice in nine months is set to be launched, it has been revealed.

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Paedophile plumber groomed and raped child

Paedophile plumber groomed and raped child

A paedophile plumber raped a girl 32 times after grooming her with promises of marriage.

Smith prepared to sit one out as fuel crisis continues

Smith prepared to sit one out as fuel crisis continues

Manager Ben Smith isn’t convinced Herne Bay’s scheduled trip to East Grinstead will go ahead this weekend.

Much-loved magician was wracked by guilt over debts

Much-loved magician was wracked by guilt over debts

A magician was ravaged by guilt and anxiety in the days leading to his death after borrowing money from loved ones to fuel his gambling addiction.

90 beach huts get green light - but 20 more snubbed

90 beach huts get green light - but 20 more snubbed

Almost 100 beach huts are set to be added to the coast - with councillors expecting them to give neglected parts of a town a much-needed boost.

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Smith's delight at signing striker from rivals

Smith's delight at signing striker from rivals

Manager Ben Smith thinks new Herne Bay recruit Aaron Millbank will offer something different to his side's frontline.

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Dozens of dead sharks, fish and rays strewn across beach

Dozens of dead sharks, fish and rays strewn across beach

Beach-goers were shocked to discover dozens of dead sea creatures strewn across a seafront this morning.

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Seafront car ban plan to stop boy racers

Seafront car ban plan to stop boy racers

Cars could be banned from travelling along a stretch of seafront in a bid to stop boy racers "roaring" up and down the road.

'It feels like we have more cameras than the Truman Show'

'It feels like we have more cameras than the Truman Show'

A councillor likened the number of cameras in the area to those on the Truman Show but was frustrated they cannot be used to enforce traffic rules.

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Coke dealers snared after hiding drugs in books and paintings

Coke dealers snared after hiding drugs in books and paintings

A drug dealing pair who imported £250,000 of cocaine inside books and paintings have been jailed after officers cracked an encrypted chat network.

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