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Toy shop's Nazi police costume branded 'insensitive'

Toy shop's Nazi police costume branded 'insensitive'

A toy and fancy dress shop has refused to take a Gestapo uniform off sale despite complaints from the Jewish community.

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Chickens' lucky escape as hawk lands in garden

Chickens' lucky escape as hawk lands in garden

A couple were stunned to find a huge raptor perched on a chicken run in their back garden - with its eagle eye on an easy meal.

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'Punches fly' in high street brawl

'Punches fly' in high street brawl

Witnesses have told how violence erupted in a four-man fight outside Iceland this morning.

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‘Downsizers’ from London snap up new homes at bus depot site

‘Downsizers’ from London snap up new homes at bus depot site

A fifth of the properties at a development being built at a former bus depot have already been bought, say bosses.

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1,000 people in battle to buy new beach huts

1,000 people in battle to buy new beach huts

There is expected to be fierce competition between potential buyers looking to snap up a new beach hut in a Kent town.

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You ain't seen nothing yet!

You ain't seen nothing yet!

Herne Bay boss Ben Smith says his team have yet to hit their stride this season.

Man's life saved after suffering stroke alone on boat at sea

Man's life saved after suffering stroke alone on boat at sea

A man was taken to hospital with a suspected stroke after rescue teams were called to a motorboat.

'We retired here for peace and quiet, not a constant disco'

'We retired here for peace and quiet, not a constant disco'

Neighbours have hit out plans for a holiday park to gain permission to play amplified music - yet the site's owner has defended the proposal.

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Opening date for town's first crematorium revealed

Opening date for town's first crematorium revealed

A Kent town’s first crematorium could start to hold services as early as next year, developers have revealed.

Lifts to give disabled passengers access to station

Lifts to give disabled passengers access to station

Long-awaited plans for step-free access at a Kent railway station have been given the go-ahead.

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We'll give as good as we get

We'll give as good as we get

Ben Smith says his Herne Bay side are hoping to give early pacesetters Haywards Heath a run for their money when the two teams meet this weekend.

'I called surgery 286 times - but Mum still couldn't see a GP'

'I called surgery 286 times - but Mum still couldn't see a GP'

A woman who called a GP surgery 286 times to get her elderly mother an appointment has raised concerns vulnerable patients could slip through the net.

'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.

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