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Woman who helped save her fiance thanks emergency crews

Quick-thinking Jo gave CPR – now she calls on people to donate to air ambulance A woman has described the terrifying moment her fiance suffered a catastrophic a heart attack – forcing her to perform emergency CPR to keep him alive. Quick-thinking Jo Cleary, 48, leapt to Grahame Mitchell’s aid as he collapsed to the kitchen floor as the couple …

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in brief

Thief who grew drugs jailed WHITSTABLE: A man who stole a toaster, a kettle and some dietary supplements and was then found to be growing cannabis has been jailed. Alexander John Paul Bishopp-Ford pleaded guilty at Canterbury Magistrates Court on May 19 to shoplifting, theft from a motor vehicle, possessing drugs and being concerned in the production of drugs. On …

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IN BRIEF

Traders meeting to talk things through HERNE BAY: Traders will meet tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss issues facing independent businesses. Any retailers or interested people who run businesses in Herne Bay are welcome to attend the meeting of the Independent Retail Group at 5.30pm in the Wine Bar in Mortimer Street. Among issues on the agenda is this year’s Summer Showcase, …

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IN BRIEF

Car fire after crash injuries Four people were taken to hospital after a car crashed and burst into flames near Canterbury Garden Centre in Herne Common. The driver, a woman in her 20s, suffered neck injuries while an 18-year-old man suffered head injuries arid was knocked unconscious. Both were taken to the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford after the incident …

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Falling crane traps worker

Investigation as hurt man saved from trench Health and safety inspectors have launched an investigation after a man was injured when a crane collapsed onto a trench where he was working. The 50-year-old man was briefly unconscious after suffering head injuries and was taken to the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford. It is believed that the boom on the 50ft …

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Crane horror

Building site worker suffers head injury in trench drama Health and safety bosses have launched an investigation after a builder was hurt when a crane collapsed in Herne Bay. The 50-year-old was working in a trench when the heavy machinery toppled onto him on a building site on the Talmead Road estate on Monday morning. Firefighters worked quickly to free …

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IN BRIEF

Man rescued after falling into pond STUDD HILL: Fire crews helped rescue a man who tell into a pond in Herne Bay on Tuesday. Paramedics, police officers and the Kent Air Ambulance were called to Studd Hill at 10.45am after the incident, believed to be in the man’s garden in Singer Avenue. A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue said …

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Death, suicide and death threats

Drugs death suspect Craig Wallis has been found dead. Mr Wallis, 37, from Herne Bay, was arrested in connection with the death of Bay man Mark Creed. Mr Creed died of a drugs overdose in a house in Claremont Street on Saturday, March 17.

After being released on bail by police, Mr Wallis checked himself into a mental health ward at Ashford's William Harvey Hospital. But the diabetic walked out without his insulin on Wednesday, April 11. His body was discovered in Sweetwillow Wood behind the hospital last Saturday morning.

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