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Hero PC saved residents after arson at flats

Hero PC saved residents after arson at flats

A brave police officer who repeatedly ran into a burning building to save residents after a woman set fire to her flat has been praised.

Mum's shock as mystery pills fall out of Amazon parcel

Mum's shock as mystery pills fall out of Amazon parcel

A mum had to spring into action when her two-year-old daughter made a grab for pills mistakenly included in a delivery.

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Blackman looks to add to Whitstable squad

Blackman looks to add to Whitstable squad

Manager Lloyd Blackman is hoping to add some experience to his Whitstable Town squad.

Caravan destroyed in crash on A road

Caravan destroyed in crash on A road

Traffic backed up for miles on a key route through Kent after a crash that destroyed a caravan.

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Fury as 114 new beach huts set for green light

Fury as 114 new beach huts set for green light

Opponents to a council’s money-spinning bid to build more than 100 beach huts fear an increase in anti-social behaviour and the rat population.

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Sprawling 330-caravan park set to expand by almost a third

Sprawling 330-caravan park set to expand by almost a third

Plans to significantly increase the size of a holiday camp are set to be approved by councillors despite fears over the impact on wildlife.

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Road closed after woman hit by car

Road closed after woman hit by car

All three emergency services were called out - including an air ambulance - after a pedestrian was injured in an accident.

People line high street for funeral of popular barber

People line high street for funeral of popular barber

Tributes have flooded in to a 'charming' barbershop owner who ran his business for more than 40 years.

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Leases for harbour sheds set to spark ‘intense’ competition

Leases for harbour sheds set to spark ‘intense’ competition

A blot on the landscape of a harbour has been transformed into an impressive mixed-use space for shops, eateries and cultural activities.

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Teenage boy mugged and beaten on bus

Teenage boy mugged and beaten on bus

A teenage boy was repeatedly punched in the face during a violent robbery on a bus.

Bid for beach booze licence rejected

Bid for beach booze licence rejected

An oyster shack’s bid to expand its drinking area onto a beach has been rejected on appeal.

Stann your ground, son

Stann your ground, son

Whitstable’s Harry Stannard completed a weekend hat-trick with a pinpoint free-kick in the FA Cup but there is quite a clamour to be on set-pieces.

Moggie found 27 miles from home after 'cat-napper' fears

Moggie found 27 miles from home after 'cat-napper' fears

A cat has been found safe miles away from home nine months after going missing, following fears a "cat-napper" was on the prowl.

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Bid launched for late-night bar beneath 'haunted' railway arch

Bid launched for late-night bar beneath 'haunted' railway arch

A businessman has put in a bid to open a town centre bar inside a “vacant and neglected” railway arch.

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Turkish high street restaurant bid approved

Turkish high street restaurant bid approved

Plans to open a Turkish restaurant 12 doors down from another planned in a town centre have been given the green light.

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'Incompetent' workers cut back ancient woodland

'Incompetent' workers cut back ancient woodland

Kent County Council says it is investigating after 'incompetent' contractors cut back the wrong area of ancient woodland.

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'My wife's death left me single dad to three children under eight'

'My wife's death left me single dad to three children under eight'

A dad has spoken of his experience of raising three young children alone after his beloved wife died aged just 38 following a battle with cancer.

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Town boss a changed man

Town boss a changed man

Lloyd Blackman has learned to take things in his stride during Whitstable’s long break from football.

Beach protest over 'dangerous' metal racks in sea

Beach protest over 'dangerous' metal racks in sea

Swimmers fed up with the number of oyster trestles being installed on Kent's coastline have staged a protest calling for them to be removed.

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Town football club's £20k bid for new ground

Town football club's £20k bid for new ground

A popular football club is hoping to raise £20,000 so it can move to a brand-new home as its current ground is due to be developed.

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