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Sinkhole closes road for 7 days

Sinkhole closes road for 7 days

A road, which has been blocked in both directions after a sinkhole appeared, is set to be closed for a week.

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Bike yobs sought after dog walker knocked out

Bike yobs sought after dog walker knocked out

A dog walker who flagged down motorbike riders pulling a wheelie along a closed road was attacked and punched during an unprovoked assault.

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How householders waiting for energy rebate can claim money

How householders waiting for energy rebate can claim money

Council tax payers who don't use direct debit are waiting for their £150 rebate but will not receive it automatically.

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Clothing concerns after patient's hospital death

Clothing concerns after patient's hospital death

A prevention of future deaths report has been issued after a woman killed herself while staying at a mental health hospital.

Indian restaurant reopens after 10-month closure

Indian restaurant reopens after 10-month closure

A popular eatery has celebrated its return after being shut for nearly a year as the site was split to open a new Tesco store next door.

'Goal will stay in hearts of Stones fans forever'

'Goal will stay in hearts of Stones fans forever'

George Elokobi marked the final game of his long career with a special goal and vowed to watch it back “more than a million times”.

Conservatives secure control of Maidstone council

Conservatives secure control of Maidstone council

A former Tory councillor has rejoined the party to ensure the Conservatives keep control of a key borough.

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Ex-cricketer denies sexual assault charge

Ex-cricketer denies sexual assault charge

A former Kent cricketer is to go on trial after denying an accusation of sexual assault in a town centre pub.

Police officer attacked by metal theft suspects

Police officer attacked by metal theft suspects

An officer was left with nasty injuries after suspected thieves reportedly attacked them after stealing metal piping from an air conditioning unit.

Hak named manager-of-the-month

Hak named manager-of-the-month

Title-winning Maidstone boss Hakan Hayrettin has collected another award after being named National South manager-of-the-month for April.

Get in the pink as Race for Life returns

Get in the pink as Race for Life returns

A popular charity event to support Cancer Research returns to Kent this summer, with residents invited to don something pink across the finish line.

Cyclist seriously injured after collision with car near pub

Cyclist seriously injured after collision with car near pub

A cyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a car at a busy junction.

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Car destroyed in town centre fire

Car destroyed in town centre fire

A car was gutted by flames in a town centre fire which brought traffic to a standstill.

Big problems still for mobility scooter users

Big problems still for mobility scooter users

The combination of a lack of dropped kerbs and pavement parking prevents a disabled man from travelling the 200 yards to his local shops.

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Hak's Elokobi tribute as champions sign off with victory

Hak's Elokobi tribute as champions sign off with victory

Emotional Hakan Hayrettin paid tribute to George Elokobi after Maidstone’s club captain bowed out in style.

IdentiKent: Is new homes fury down to design?

IdentiKent: Is new homes fury down to design?

We cast a critical eye of over 15 Kent housing sites and learn how Local Design Codes might be the answer to everyone's problems.

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'I learned to suffer in silence...'

'I learned to suffer in silence...'

An ex-teacher has been jailed for sexually assaulting a pupil, as his victim says she was made to feel like 'a piece of dirt'.

Report: Perfect ending for Elokobi

Report: Perfect ending for Elokobi

George Elokobi scored a brilliant goal in his final match before retirement as champions Maidstone finished with victory over Hampton.

Delays after emergency services attend crash

Delays after emergency services attend crash

Motorists have been warned of delays after a crash near a pub.

'I cried my eyes out, it's the most selfless thing'

'I cried my eyes out, it's the most selfless thing'

A charity launched by a young man who lost his mother has helped a grieving family as its first act.

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