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


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


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


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


Mixed messages emerge from latest statistics from the British Transport Police


Motorists faced big delays during the morning peak time


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.


Kent youngsters picked up their results.

Steve Holdcroft

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


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


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


Emergency teams now cleared the scene


Fire crews quickly on the scene to bring it under control

Operation Stack

Road are likely to remain busy until the backlog is cleared

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

Homes development

Developers wanted to build on green field site

Operation Stack on the M20

Politicians had been hopeful the contraflow system would provide immediate respite for angry motorists

Traffic jam

All lanes are blocked after an accident


Anyone with information is asked to help with inquiry

Kent Police

Alcohol and water can be a lethal mix

Fire engines were  called to the scene

Woodchip pile caught light in Mereworth

Opemuyi stole a doctor's identity

Worked through locum agency across England and in Kent

Bee farmers call for recruits for the world's only 'Bee a Beefarmer' apprenticeship scheme

Apprenticeships will be funded by Rowse Honey

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