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'I thought I was going to die - but armed raid won't change me'

'I thought I was going to die - but armed raid won't change me'

An 80-year-old struck with a gun in her home by a masked burglar has vowed that the ordeal will not stop her enjoying life.

Pictured: Injuries of pensioner beaten with gun

Pictured: Injuries of pensioner beaten with gun

This is the bruised face of a pensioner who was beaten with a gun by masked thugs who burst into her home.

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Fingerprints still needed four years after dad shot by police

Fingerprints still needed four years after dad shot by police

A judge says more details from a fingerprint expert are needed before the inquest into the death of a man fatally shot by police can take place.

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Pensioner hit with butt of gun during raid

Pensioner hit with butt of gun during raid

A violent raid on a home has seen armed masked raiders strike in the Kent countryside, the second such burglary in a matter of weeks.

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Pupils pulled from school after returning from holiday

Pupils pulled from school after returning from holiday

Two students are now self-isolating after attending school, despite holidaying in a country not exempt from the government's quarantine restrictions.

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Armed police swoop after burglary

Armed police swoop after burglary

A suspect is on the run following a suspected burglary which saw armed police called to a rural property.

Armed police swoop after burglary

Armed police swoop after burglary

A suspect is on the run following a suspected burglary which saw armed police called to a rural property.

Armed police at house

Armed police at house

Armed police have swooped on an area after being told a home was being ransacked and the police helicopter is searching for a suspect.

Driver dies after van hits parked vehicle on A21

Driver dies after van hits parked vehicle on A21

The driver of a Land Rover involved in a crash on a busy dual carriageway has died in hospital.

Giving children's confidence a boost for the new term

Giving children's confidence a boost for the new term

Parents and pupils have asked for a lockdown summer school to continue.

Look out for the red tankers

Look out for the red tankers

A heating oil company opens new depot to serve Kent.

'Pollution from flooding killed our horse'

'Pollution from flooding killed our horse'

A village's sewerage system simply can't cope any longer, say couple as home floods again.

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'Our village needs this'

'Our village needs this'

It's been nine years coming, but a much anticipated new Sainsbury's store looks certain to be an 'overnight' success.

Firefighters save village pond from drying out

Firefighters save village pond from drying out

Firefighters have been thanked by villagers after helping to prevent a much-loved pond from drying out amid soaring temperatures.

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Another small step towards normality

Another small step towards normality

Croquet players have been running a hoop around Covid 19, with their first socially distanced tournament.

Iggy comes home

Iggy comes home

Visitors to the County Town are being welcomed by a sculpture of a dinosaur.

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Out of control bonfire leaves man with burns

Out of control bonfire leaves man with burns

A man had to be treated for burns after a bonfire got out of control, which has prompted firefighters to issue a warning.

Families face weeks of being unable to afford food as charity referrals double

Families face weeks of being unable to afford food as charity referrals double

A foodbank in a supposedly affluent area has paid up to £40,000 on supplies for households, as demand outstrips donations.

Villagers angry over grant of planning approval

Villagers angry over grant of planning approval

Council promises new homes will be built using "dormouse avoidance measures."

'Pet owners aren't fully aware of the horrors of the countryside'

'Pet owners aren't fully aware of the horrors of the countryside'

A dead dog found wrapped in a plastic bag is the latest in a series of animal atrocities discovered in a village.

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