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Creative family - Orlando's mother makes kid's tv show

Two schoolgirls voicing characters for the new series

The mother of Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom has picked two school children from Canterbury to take lead roles in a production of her own.

Sonia Copeland Bloom - who wrote a series of children's books about mini-beasts - is producing an animated pilot to pitch to broadcasters and film studios. Sarah Saunders reports.

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Police investigating sexual assault release CCTV

Police investigating a serious sexual assault want to speak to this man caught on CCTV Credit: Kent Police

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Canterbury have released a CCTV image.

A woman reported she was the victim of a serious sexual assault in a car park in Link Lane in the city on the afternoon of the 6th of October.

"We believe that the man pictured may have information which could help with our enquiries and I would ask that the man – or anyone who recognises him - gets in contact with us."

– Detective Sergeant Chris Greenstreet

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Queen of Denmark unveils new statue in Canterbury

The Queen of Denmark has unveiled a bronze statue in recognition of the Royal East Kent Regiment. Queen Margrethe was the guest of honour at the ceremony in the grounds of Canterburry Cathedral. The sculpture is a lasting tribute to The Buffs, which was one of the oldest regiments of the British Army. British and Danish veterans were among those taking part in today's event.

Mother still homeless after Canterbury blaze

A mother of five says the boiler in her home, thought to be at the centre of the devastating Tannery Fire in Canterbury - had been inspected by engineers only the day before.

Anna-Marie Carman and her family lost all their possessions in the blaze which quickly destroyed 16 homes. They have been temporarily staying at her sisters one-bedroom flat and she says they desperately need to be re-homed.

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