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It will compete for University of the Year and Outstanding Support for Students in the Times Higher Education Awards 2015

The Webb Ellis Cup at Leeds Castle, Maidstone

The cup was joined along the way by sports minister and Chatham and Aylesford MP Tracey Crouch

Smashed windscreen

At least two women hurt after incidents in Benenden, Cranbrook and surrounding villages

Arrest

Seven vehicles in the Maidstone area had items stolen from them during June

Ambulance

Emergency services were at the scene to clear up wreckage and diesel spill

Crime tape

Isa Richardson already has a string of convictions, once forcing a 12-year-old into handing over the last of her pocket money

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Range of courses available now to rediscover the joy of getting on a bike

Fish and chips

Papa’s Barn has scored itself a place in the ‘fry-off’

Dina Asher-Smith in action in Beijing. Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Despite the scorching run, she failed to get a medal placing

Ambulance

Fire crews rescued the man and woman from their vehicles

Kent Police

A 23-year-old was left seriously injured

Kent Police

Police appeal for help after woman in her 50s is attacked on busy route

Students

Over 170 young people are affected by the decision to pull its courses

Students

There are concerns that changes to the exams may see a drop in grades

Motorists are being warned to expect delays if using the road

Festival crowd

Dance event was due to take place in just two weeks’ time

Rail

Mixed messages emerge from latest statistics from the British Transport Police

Ambulance

Motorists faced big delays during the morning peak time

Ambulance

Police investigation continues after crash near Maidstone early this morning; all lanes are now re-opened.

Lee Cuthbert

Crimes took place in and around the Maidstone area - and have now ended with a three year, six month, jail term

Luke Punt

Police say it was “a miracle” victim did not die after being stabbed in the back in Maidstone attack

A 19-year-old and 24-year-old man have been charged.

Students

Kent youngsters picked up their results.

Steve Holdcroft

The clearing system could help you get to the university of your choice

Students

The stress of getting the grade has left some suffering psychologically

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

The PCC says the cuts will have a ‘huge impact on policing’ in Kent

Beer

Community pubs minister Marcus Jones says the UK is a ‘brewing powerhouse’

Operation Stack on the M20

But M20 will still close between Maidstone and Westenhanger before HGVs head to Thanet

Canterbury Cricket Week 2015 - Kent vs Northants 5th August 2015
Fashion on the outfield.

It opened with a great display of skill as Kent defeated Sussex Sharks by eight wickets

Tadas Rasciauskas

He slipped his victim a powerful hallucinogenic drug in a Maidstone bar

Ambulance

Emergency teams now cleared the scene

Fire

Fire crews quickly on the scene to bring it under control

Operation Stack

Road are likely to remain busy until the backlog is cleared

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