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Woman in court in connection with double murder

Natasha Sadler was found dead at a house on Dickens Avenue on Tuesday Credit: Kent Police

A woman has appeared in court in connection with the deaths of two people in Canterbury.

Natasha Sadler and Simon Gorecki were found dead at a house on Dickens Avenue on Tuesday.

A man has been charged with their murder.

Today a 35-year-old woman appeared at Dover Magistrates charged with assisting an offender.

Simon Gorecki was found dead at a house on Dickens Avenue on Tuesday Credit: Kent Police


Woman charged in connection with fatal crash

Officers investigating a fatal crash in Canterbury have charged a woman with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police were called to the A2050 at Harbledown on Friday 10 July last year to reports of a collision between a National Express coach, a car and a box van.

The two occupants of the car, a 40-year-old man from East London and a 38-year-old woman from Canterbury, died following the collision.

Pauline Camplin who's 50 and of St Mary’s Close has been bailed to appear at Margate Magistrates’ Court on Friday 26 February.


Theatre smashes record with almost full capacity at panto - Oh yes it does!

Credit: Marlowe Theatre

A theatre in Kent says almost 100,000 people saw its pantomime this Christmas - reaching 99.06% capacity.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Marlowe in Canterbury ended yesterday after a month-long run having been seen by 95,685 people.

It's main stars were Phil Gallagher, Mr Maker from CBeebies, and Rita Simons from EastEnders.

The latest figures beat the previous record when 90,364 saw last year's panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Champagne corks popping over wine investment in Kent

It's being described as a 'game-changer' for wine production in the South East. A leading French champagne house is making a massive investment in Kent, where it's confident it can produce a world-class sparkling wine bearing its famous name.

Tattinger will create a 70-hectare vineyard at Chilham between Canterbury and Ashford - eventually producing 300,000 bottles a year.

Industry experts say the move, made possible by climate change, could establish Kent and Sussex as one of the world's premier wine producing regions.

Worrying rise in homeless numbers in Kent

With little more than a month until Christmas, a huge rise in figures for homelessness in Kent is causing concern.

The charity Porchlight says the figures are worrying. They're based in Canterbury, which has its own homeless problem. Fewer than 150 people were homeless in the county in 2012 .

That figure went up the following year. And in the most recent figures available - went up again - this time much more sharply.

Mike Barrett from Porchlight spoke to Sangeeta from our Maidstone newsroom and told her why the figures were rising.

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