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Yesterday, 17:45
Man using cash machine

An ATM in Mortimer Street was tampered with, though no cash was stolen

Kent Police

All three remain in police custody while enquiries continue

Former Connaught Barracks site. Photo: Google

Planning permission has been obtained to allow the build of the first 64 homes on the site

Boy scout with compass

The onsite medical team and paramedics from the local hospital offered immediate support but were unable to save Charlie Girling

The Yarrow

It is the latest in a series of moves by the college to help generate revenue, in the face of vast cuts to funding

Francis Osei-Appiah delivering his talk at St Augustine Academy in Maidstone

Funding for the programme comes from police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott

Detectives continue to review CCTV and social media footage of reported offences and would like to hear from anyone who recognises those pictured.

Police have arrested more than 70 people so far

Wreckage recovered from The Invincible Adrian Brooks/Imagewise

Chatham built the first new type of ship based on Invincible’s copied lines

The swimmer was airlifted to safety (Image credit: Folkestone Coastguard)

The woman was airlifted to hospital in Ashford

Dreamland Margate

The voluntary body campaigned to save the park from redevelopment

Vehicles were stopped in Tonbridge as part of a road safety initiative

The operation was aimed at improving driving standards


No injuries were reported to have occurred

HMP Swaleside is part of the Sheppey prison complex.

The use of force at the prison is high, with 69 per cent of inmates saying they feel unsafe


Motorists have been advised to expect delays

Police sirens

Emergency services are at the scene

Latest Kent Entertainment

Yesterday, 16:45
The bands will play at Tonbridge Castle

Bands will perform every weekend throughout August

Yesterday, 14:08
The UK's top wrestlers are coming to Canterbury

The British Heavyweight Championship is up for grabs

Yesterday, 10:59
The Turner Contemporary, Margate

The film essay is partly based on Moby Dick and Whale Nation

Mon, 17:09
Flag-themed workshops are being held at the shopping centre

Flag-themed workshops are among the activities on offer

Mon, 14:19
The Big Friendly Read is for children aged 4-11

The event will run throughout the summer at local libraries

Mon, 11:41
The musicians were some of the original rock 'n' rollers

A new show features some of Britain’s original pop stars

Friday, July 22, 2016
Hever Castle's Festival Theatre is staging a performance of Carmen

Works by Mozart and Bizet will be performed

Friday, July 22, 2016
Comedian Omid Djalili

The comedian is well known for his TV and film work

Friday, July 22, 2016
Last year's winner of the dog show

Cheryl Baker is this year’s special guest

Latest Kent Sport

Yesterday, 13:46
Luke Hopkins in action. Photo: Craig Hobbs Photography

The 14-year-old from Sittingbourne was racing in the standard class for the first time

Yesterday, 10:43
The Gallagher Stadium, home to Maidstone United FC

The club introduced a ‘pay what you like’ policy for Saturday’s friendly with Concord Rangers

Mon, 13:18
Kent’s Sam Billings

The Kent wicketkeeper-batsman racked up 21 fours and two sixes

Friday, July 22, 2016
Gillingham's Priestfield

The left-back has been capped twice for his country

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Kent captain Sam Northeast

Two victories are needed over Essex on Friday and then again at Surrey next week

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Stonebridge Road, home of Ebbsfleet United

The 22-year-old completed 90 minutes for the Fleet in a friendly at Thamesmead Town

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Kent’s Mitchell Claydon

Sussex were forced to follow-on, but stood firm on the final day of the county championship clash

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Dover's manager Chris Kinnear

The club says it has received no formal offer of compensation for the defender

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