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‘Horrendous’ delays causing rush hour chaos

‘Horrendous’ delays causing rush hour chaos

Drivers have reported huge delays this evening, with queuing traffic in and out of a town.

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Empty town centre units earmarked for cafe

Empty town centre units earmarked for cafe

Shop units which have been vacant for years could see a change of use into a cafe.

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Missing teen, 15, safely found

Missing teen, 15, safely found

A teenage girl who was reported missing has been found safe and well.

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Kings unveil finale plans

Kings unveil finale plans

Kent Kings will end their season with a prize up for grabs in honour of their fans.

‘They say I can’t build flats behind my bakery because of the smell’

‘They say I can’t build flats behind my bakery because of the smell’

The boss of a 93-year-old bakery was disappointed after plans to future-proof the business by building flats behind it were turned down.

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Main road shut overnight as £92m flyover nears completion

Main road shut overnight as £92m flyover nears completion

A £92 million road improvement scheme is drawing to an end with dates for lane openings announced.

Young athlete secures place in Olympics

Young athlete secures place in Olympics

A rock climber from Kent says it is “incredible” to have qualified to represent Team GB in Paris this summer.

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We’ll have a race to find out who’s the quickest player

We’ll have a race to find out who’s the quickest player

Manager Ryan Maxwell has added more pace to an already-rapid Sittingbourne squad.

‘Air raid sirens sound up to 15 hours a day, but we go on as normal’

‘Air raid sirens sound up to 15 hours a day, but we go on as normal’

An NHS volunteer working in Ukraine, just miles away from the Russian border, to help the war effort has spoken of the realities of life there.

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Serial burglar stole firefighter’s bank card from station

Serial burglar stole firefighter’s bank card from station

A serial burglar on a one-man crime spree stole a firefighter’s scooter and bank card from their station – then used it in a nearby shop.

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Candidate concerned after fire outside party HQ

Candidate concerned after fire outside party HQ

An ‘unexplained’ fire started close to the offices of a Tory election candidate.

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Air ambulance lands at cricket club

Air ambulance lands at cricket club

An air ambulance landed at a sports ground after a call to a medical incident.

Major supermarket expansion work gets under way

Major supermarket expansion work gets under way

A prominent marital arts building will be demolished as a town centre supermarket is expanded.

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Late Strictly star Len leaves children’s hospice gift in will

Late Strictly star Len leaves children’s hospice gift in will

A professional dancer has left a hospice in his home county a substantial sum of money in his will.

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Gutsy, fiery and only 18 – high hopes for Brickies new boy

Gutsy, fiery and only 18 – high hopes for Brickies new boy

Sittingbourne could have something of a wonderkid on their hands following their latest summer signing.

Person hit by train dies

Person hit by train dies

A person has died after being hit by a train.

Sweet-toothed thief jailed after stealing cakes

Sweet-toothed thief jailed after stealing cakes

A thief has been jailed for stealing cherry bakewells, macaroons and country slices on three separate occasions.

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Man taken to hospital after falling ‘head-first’ between train and platform

Man taken to hospital after falling ‘head-first’ between train and platform

Emergency service crews were called to a railway station following reports a passenger had suffered head injuries.

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Kings edge Trophy thriller

Kings edge Trophy thriller

Kent Kings beat Rye House in a last-heat decider to win the Kent/Herts Trophy clash at Iwade.

Magical Bluebear conjures up milestone win

Magical Bluebear conjures up milestone win

Local hopes were dashed in the £12,500 Kent Silver Salver final - but a long trip was worth it with a first major win neutrals would have enjoyed.

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