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Wedding joy for mum with only months to live

Wedding joy for mum with only months to live

A woman diagnosed with terminal cancer enjoyed her dream wedding thanks to a frantic effort from the community.

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Car ploughs into street light

Car ploughs into street light

Police and paramedics were called to the scene of a crash in a residential street.

White powder scare sparks police response

White powder scare sparks police response

Police have removed "poisoned" bread from near a recreation ground.

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Man's body found in property

Man's body found in property

A report is being prepared for a coroner after a man was confirmed dead at a home.

Man killed in raid on pensioner's home named

Man killed in raid on pensioner's home named

A suspected burglar who was killed in a raid on a pensioner's home has been named as a 38-year-old from Kent.

Victim of nightclub attack speaks out about recovery

Victim of nightclub attack speaks out about recovery

A teenager left with a broken pelvis after a car drove into a packed nightclub has thanked those who helped her in the aftermath.

Bookshop devastated by fire finally re-opens

Bookshop devastated by fire finally re-opens

A store which was destroyed in a suspected arson attack that caused £5 million of damage is now serving customers again.

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Royal visitor makes low-key visit

Royal visitor makes low-key visit

The Duke of Kent has been in the county today visiting historic sites including a burned down church and an aviation museum.

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Murder trial collapses after barrister falls ill

Murder trial collapses after barrister falls ill

A judge has apologised to a jury after the trial of three people accused of murdering a man at flats collapsed in 'unprecedented' circumstances.

Thief who stole from the elderly locked up

Thief who stole from the elderly locked up

A woman who stole from elderly people in their homes has been jailed for more than three years.

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Student dies after taking MDMA at house party

Student dies after taking MDMA at house party

A JustGiving page has raised more than £2,000 in honour of a 20-year-old who died at a house party after taking MDMA.

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Pair arrested after 'stolen vehicle' involved in smash

Pair arrested after 'stolen vehicle' involved in smash

Police have arrested a man and a woman after a car was reportedly stolen and then crashed into parked vehicles.

Kent's growing obesity problem

Kent's growing obesity problem

The number of people admitted to hospital for obesity-related conditions has grown by a third - as it emerges around half of Kent is now overweight.

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Ferry operator fined after crash

Ferry operator fined after crash

A company and its director who used to run a ferry service in Kent has been ordered to pay £16,000 after a crash.

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Commonwealth gold for Kent duo

Commonwealth gold for Kent duo

Kent has its first Commonwealth Games champions of 2018 after gymnasts Courtney Tulloch and James Hall helped England land team gold.

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Thug locked up for drunken attack on friend

Thug locked up for drunken attack on friend

A thug who floored a pal with a single punch in a drunken argument, leaving him with a fractured eye socket and serious head wound, has been jailed.

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Man seriously injured after 'hit and run'

Man seriously injured after 'hit and run'

A man has been left with a serious leg injury after being hit by a van as he got out of his car.

Bar staff chase thief who swiped charity pot

Bar staff chase thief who swiped charity pot

A callous thief distracted a bar worker before swiping a charity tin containing more than £100, sparking an appeal to track him down.

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Poignant hospital wedding following cancer diagnosis

Poignant hospital wedding following cancer diagnosis

Family and friends of a couple pulled together to arrange a poignant bedside wedding in just 24 hours following a devastating cancer diagnosis.

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Father guilty of revenge attack on daughter's partner

Father guilty of revenge attack on daughter's partner

A father took brutal revenge after hearing his daughter had been assaulted by her boyfriend and beat him while he slept.

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New M20 'holding area' plan for Op Stack

New M20 'holding area' plan for Op Stack

The transport secretary has discussed new plans to use stretches of the M20 as a holding area for lorries when Operation Stack is brought in.

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Kent district among worst for heroin overdoses

Kent district among worst for heroin overdoses

A Kent district is one of the worst places in the UK for deaths from heroin and morphine overdoses, according to a new report.

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Brexit: How Kent's public sector could be affected

Brexit: How Kent's public sector could be affected

In the second of our features, political editor Paul Francis examines the effects of Brexit on the public sector - from the NHS to councils and more.

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Drivers facing 32 weeks of roadworks

Drivers facing 32 weeks of roadworks

Residents in part of Kent are facing up to eight months of disruption as work takes place to expand a shopping outlet.

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Fire crews attend thousands of false alarms

Fire crews attend thousands of false alarms

Automatic fire systems have been responsible for nearly 2,500 false alarms in Kent.

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Gender pay beefed up at Maccies

Gender pay beefed up at Maccies

Staff working for a group of McDonald's franchises in Kent enjoy one of the smallest gender pay gaps in the county.

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Naked bike ride hits skids

Naked bike ride hits skids

A controversial protest which sees cyclists ride through the streets nude has been called off.

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Teachers threaten to strike

Teachers threaten to strike

Guidelines making four-year-old children sit exams have prompted a backlash among teachers who are considering industrial action.

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Nine new rides at Dreamland

Nine new rides at Dreamland

A Kent attraction is pulling out all the stops to try and entice in new visitors with the promise of new exciting experiences.

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Drugs with a street value of £250,000 seized

Drugs with a street value of £250,000 seized

A man has appeared in court charged with attempting to bring 92kg of diazepam into the country.

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