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New home for P22 gunboat

New home for P22 gunboat

A P22 gunboat - the only one still afloat out of a fleet of 23 - is moving home tomorrow and people are invited to join in the welcome party

Man's horrific bonfire burns

Man's horrific bonfire burns

A householder suffered 25% burns to his limbs from a bonfire.

Mum admits possessing extreme pornography

Mum admits possessing extreme pornography

A woman with a 14-year-old son was caught with hundreds of illegal images, including many of children, on an account linked to her email.

Man suffers serious burns in bonfire horror

Man suffers serious burns in bonfire horror

A man has suffered serious injuries after trying to start a bonfire using a flammable liquid.

Pub sign ripped off wall in crash

Pub sign ripped off wall in crash

A pub has been forced to shut its restaurant after two buses hit it over the course of the afternoon.

Dismay as KCC sell care home to private company

Dismay as KCC sell care home to private company

The chairman of a campaign group which has fought to stop the privatisation of a care home has said the public has been let down

Outbuilding destroyed in fire

Outbuilding destroyed in fire

Water from a nearby lake helped firefighters to extinguish an outbuilding fire but it had already been destroyed

Election tainted by widespread bribery and corruption

Election tainted by widespread bribery and corruption

Modern-day investigations into alleged electoral fraud have nothing on the Victorians when bribes and inducements were part and parcel of politics.

Gardens go on display

Gardens go on display

A Kent town's loveliest gardens will once again open to the public this weekend – and this year there is an added attraction.

See Fairport Convention on 50th anniversary tour

See Fairport Convention on 50th anniversary tour

The legendary band, who won a coveted BBC Lifetime Achievement Award, will play in Sandwich as part of the Folk in the Barn series

Army disposal experts called in to school

Army disposal experts called in to school

Army specialists were called in to a school after two pupils brought in a suspicious device as students sat exams.

Nostalgia in store

Nostalgia in store

Staff at a supermarket dressed in 1940s costume over a weekend.

Tasty treats from near and far

Tasty treats from near and far

From chilli and cheese to fruit and fizz, foodies will rejoice at the selection of delights on offer at a Kent Food Fayre

Pubs go up against each other in a football fundraiser

Pubs go up against each other in a football fundraiser

There was a lot at stake for two pubs in Deal who went head to head in a charity football match.

Look after Wayfarers!

Look after Wayfarers!

Community groups are calling on KCC to fulfil its obligations - by keeping and looking after a town's only council-owned care home for the elderly

Museum reopens after £100K refurbishment

Museum reopens after £100K refurbishment

The finishing touches are being put to a Kent museum ahead of its grand reopening on Saturday.

Freemasons open doors to throw out myths

Freemasons open doors to throw out myths

A Masonic Lodge in Kent is opening its doors to visitors in a bid to shake off its secret society image and attract new members

New wildlife park to open in 2018

New wildlife park to open in 2018

A wildlife park in Kent has announced the opening date of its second site as 2018.

New event sees town salute the 40s

New event sees town salute the 40s

Air raid sirens and the sound of gunfire will echo through Sandwich this weekend as the town hosts a new three-day event.

Supermarket gives 1% of profits to good causes

Supermarket gives 1% of profits to good causes

The power of shopping locally has been proven by the money given to community groups by a supermarket.

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