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'Please stop threatening me'

'Please stop threatening me'

The trial of a man accused of murder took a dramatic turn after a woman phoned the police after reading a KentOnline report on the alleged killing.

Altercation leaves man injured

Altercation leaves man injured

A man suffered injuries and had to be taken to hospital after a fight between a group of people in a residential street.

Heroin addict threw bloody cup of spit in cop's face

Heroin addict threw bloody cup of spit in cop's face

A heroin addict threw a cup of bloodied spit into a policeman’s face and threatened shop workers with a syringe - while claiming she had HIV.

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Your chance to have garden town questions answered

Your chance to have garden town questions answered

Public exhibitions have been scheduled as the deadline looms for comments on a controversial 8500 home development.

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Widdecombe 'extremely sad' to resign from conservative association

Widdecombe 'extremely sad' to resign from conservative association

Ann Widdecombe has stepped down as president of a conservative association to stand for the Brexit Party.

Singer's drunken wrong-way drive along busy road

Singer's drunken wrong-way drive along busy road

A folk singer who drove the wrong way down a dual-carriageway for six miles while drunk has been spared prison.

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Second World War grenade found in house

Second World War grenade found in house

The bomb squad were called to a residential area after a wartime grenade was found in a home.

Three rape arrests after late-night search

Three rape arrests after late-night search

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of rape after police were called to a block of flats.

Woman killed in crash is named

Woman killed in crash is named

An elderly woman who died in a car crash can be named for the first time.

Man in court over Tesco and Londis 'axe threats'

Man in court over Tesco and Londis 'axe threats'

A man has appeared in court accused of threatening shop workers with an axe, one count of assault and two counts of theft.

Travellers find chink in village's armour

Travellers find chink in village's armour

A village fortified with £36k of security measures has seen travellers pitch up on unprotected spots.

Trailer crash blocks lane on M2

Trailer crash blocks lane on M2

One lane is blocked following a crash involving a trailer on the M2.

Teenager 'spat in officer's face'

Teenager 'spat in officer's face'

A teenager is alleged to have spat in a police officer's face following a disturbance.

Man 'attacked with blunt object' in car park

Man 'attacked with blunt object' in car park

A gang-of-three allegedly set upon a man in a car park, hitting him with a blunt object before taking cash from his pocket.

Police hunt for bag of white powder near primary school

Police hunt for bag of white powder near primary school

Officers carried out a search for a plastic bag filled with white powder near a primary school.

Storm Hannah to bring strong winds

Storm Hannah to bring strong winds

Warnings for 55mph wind gusts are in place this weekend as Storm Hannah arrives in Kent.

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Solar farm inspection set to begin

Solar farm inspection set to begin

A six-month inquiry deciding whether to approve a massive £450 million solar farm in Kent is set to start as dates are revealed by inspectors.

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'It is a shame but it hasn’t kept up with the times'

'It is a shame but it hasn’t kept up with the times'

Debenhams' decision to close four of its Kent stores has been called "a devastating blow" to town centres but has not been a surprise to shoppers.

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Uber could be banned from towns

Uber could be banned from towns

A council has agreed to commission a legal report in to Uber which could see the firm banned from parts of Kent.

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Electric heater starts fire in shop

Electric heater starts fire in shop

Two fire engines were called to a charity shop after a heater sparked flames.

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Recognising Kent's unsung heroes

Recognising Kent's unsung heroes

The final nominations for the Kent Charity Awards 2019 are in, with the finalists due to be announced in May.

Indoor climbing centre to open this summer

Indoor climbing centre to open this summer

A state-of-the-art facility able to cater for up to 400 people is set to open in a town centre later this year.

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Popular pub reopens after £135k makeover

Popular pub reopens after £135k makeover

Take a look inside the 19th century listed pub which has been officially reopened to mark a major renovation during the winter.

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Two-year-old hit by overtaking car suffers head injury

Two-year-old hit by overtaking car suffers head injury

A little boy wheeling his scooter across a main road was rushed to hospital after he was hit by an overtaking vehicle.

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War vet's drunken drive to hospital

War vet's drunken drive to hospital

An ex-soldier who toured Iraq was more than double the legal limit when he drove himself to hospital for treatment.

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Tory candidate suspended for posting 'offensive material'

Tory candidate suspended for posting 'offensive material'

A candidate in next Thursday's elections has been suspended by the Conservative Party after he posted "offensive material" on his Facebook page.

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Weird and wonderful come together at tattoo extravaganza

Weird and wonderful come together at tattoo extravaganza

Hundreds of people flocked to a tattoo convention with live music and fire performers at the weekend.

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Debenhams to close four Kent stores

Debenhams to close four Kent stores

Debenhams will shut four Kent stores next year as part of debt restructuring plans, which have put around 1,200 jobs at risk.

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Girl winched to safety after falling down cliffs

Girl winched to safety after falling down cliffs

A huge rescue operation was prompted after a teenager fell down cliffs.

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Local Conservatives kick-start hunt for Parliamentary candidate

Local Conservatives kick-start hunt for Parliamentary candidate

Members pass motion after becoming fed-up of waiting for party bosses to open selection - as 100 express interest in the role.

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