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Top cleric gets a calling... for a new role

Top cleric gets a calling... for a new role

The vicar of Minster Abbey on the Isle of Sheppey is leaving to head up a top evangelical organisation.

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Carnival queens descend on seaside town for summer parade

Carnival queens descend on seaside town for summer parade

Balloon firm floats off with top prize in Kent carnival by the sea.

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Police appeal for witnesses after "horror" street fight

Police appeal for witnesses after "horror" street fight

A man and woman have been arrested following a street fight which left young children "crying in terror".

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Broken down train affecting railway services

Broken down train affecting railway services

Replacement buses are in operation after a train broke down. Routine engineering works are also taking place.

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Uber-style service to be rolled out

Uber-style service to be rolled out

An Uber-style minibus service is expanding to new places in Kent.

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Bunny picture angers town

Bunny picture angers town

A controversial graffiti artist has upset a community by painting a picture of two "humping rabbits" on a wall.

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It's Hogwarts-on-Sea

It's Hogwarts-on-Sea

A Harry Potter fan said it is "amazing" after an international artist transformed her home into a mural of the spectacle-wearing wizard.

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Drug smuggling pensioner hid cannabis in dog biscuit bags

Drug smuggling pensioner hid cannabis in dog biscuit bags

A gang of four, including a Kent pensioner, has been jailed after masterminding a £2 million drug smuggling operation.

Teenager in custody after serious crash

Teenager in custody after serious crash

An 18-year-old is in police custody after a serious crash which closed a busy road for about eight hours.

Trailer crushes security fence at port

Trailer crushes security fence at port

Three sections of a trailer fell onto a public footpath and crushed a fence at a port.

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Fly-tipping menace creating ‘horror island’

Fly-tipping menace creating ‘horror island’

Fly-tippers are creating a "horror island" in the county according to officials who blame councillors for charging people to dump their waste.

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Seaside town preparing for big summer carnival

Seaside town preparing for big summer carnival

Surprises are in store for those lining the route of a carnival procession this weekend. But float bosses won't reveal what they are planning.

Man arrested after serious crash on main road

Man arrested after serious crash on main road

A man has been arrested after a crash which closed one of Sheppey's main roads for about eight hours.

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Sheppey College: Providing a service for the community

Sheppey College: Providing a service for the community

Sponsored editorial: Sheppey College is doing its bit for the local community but also for budding plumbers and hairdressers!

Resident hits out at homes proposals

Resident hits out at homes proposals

A determined resident is on a mission to oppose a planning application which will see 31 houses built on his doorstep.

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Is Ella, 24, the oldest cat around?

Is Ella, 24, the oldest cat around?

She might look sprightly, but when Ella was born John Major was prime minister and the Channel Tunnel had just been opened. But is she Kent's oldest?

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Let's pull our socks up

Let's pull our socks up

Sheppey boss Ernie Batten will be demanding improvements after back-to-back defeats.

Man on tracks delays trains

Man on tracks delays trains

Rail commuters faced delays and cancellations as emergency services were scrambled to help a man on the tracks.

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'This is so wrong'

'This is so wrong'

A thug who knocked out a taxi driver in an unprovoked attack has avoided jail.

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Avast! Pirates to pillage and plunder Kent holiday island today

Avast! Pirates to pillage and plunder Kent holiday island today

The Isle of Sheppey Pirates are celebrating their silver jubilee today in a new home as they invade the Island's rugby club.

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