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Yvonne Bryce says she is lucky to be alive

A shocked grandmother says she is lucky to be alive after a young boy threw a brick at her car’s windscreen as she drove along a main road. Yvonne Bryce, 63, was driving home on the Old Thanet Way when the boy – thought to be no older than 10 – hurled the object at her car and smashed the …

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision on Old Thanet Way

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision on Old Thanet Way Comments (0) A BUSY road was closed this morning following a crash involving a motorcycle and a car. The accident, which involved a Yamaha YZF motorcycle and a blue Citroen Saxo, happened on the Old Thanet Way at Chestfield around 6.56am. Kent Police closed the road in both directions between Chestfield …

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Teen jailed over charity ride death

A teenager who killed a cyclist during a charity bike ride has been sentenced to five years in prison. Bethany Mackie, 18, was more than twice the legal alcohol limit when her car hit Christian Smith, 38, from behind. He was cycling alongside his wife on the last leg of a 24-hour, 248-mile ride across Kent and Sussex on 22 March. The …

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No need to go to Eton – Eton’s coming here

I do hope nobody is over-awed by the fact that Eton College is the driving force behind the JCBs in this proposed development. I’m not sure how this fits in to the Local Plan, but Cllr John Gilbey has said that “the Bends should always be protected as a valuable green gap and open space”. This is the other side …

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