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Drunk driver parks for snooze on motorway

M20 near Charing

A driver became so drunk on whisky he pulled up in the fast lane of a motorway for a snooze.


This shop can't wait for Black Friday to arrive

Shoppers in Ashford could be excused for feeling confused as a charity store offers them the chance to cash in on Black Friday bargains a day early.


Cadbury turns on village Christmas lights

Cadbury logo

The chocolate company Cadbury is hosting a special Christmas tree light switch-on in one of Kent's villages, complete with plenty of chocolate gifts.


Drink-drive arrest after car ploughs into lamppost

The car ploughed into a lamppost. Picture: Christyn Lingham

A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car swerved off the road and ploughed into a lamppost.

Man critically injured in crash

Hamstreet Road. Picture: Google.

Police are appealing for witnesses after an accident in which a vehicle hit a tree.


Teenager fights for life after crash

The air ambulance was called to the scene. Picture by John Matthews

Police want witnesses after a crash left a teenage driver with life-threatening injuries, and another motorist in a serious condition.


Man taken to hospital after serious crash

Hamstreet Road. Picture: Google.

A man has been taken to hospital after a serious crash that led to a main road being closed.

Car bursts into flames on motorway

Car bursts into flames on the M20. Picture: Helen Conway

Drivers were forced to steer clear of this car, which burst into flames on the M20.

Dual carriageway reopens after crash

Police are at the scene. Stock picture

Police closed a dual carriageway near a busy motorway junction after a motorcyclist came off his bike.


Luxury hotel plus 150 villas planned

The development has been compared to Eastwell Manor in Boughton Aluph

A country manor hotel and up to 150 villas could be coming to the county following plans from Chinese developers.


Road reopens after drivers injured in crash

Police have reportedly closed the road. Picture courtesy of @MH___________1 on Twitter

Two drivers were seriously injured in a crash on a busy main road, which was closed by the emergency services for several hours.


MP again denies extreme pornography claims

Ashford MP Damian Green has denied looking at the extreme pornography

An embattled Kent MP has repeated his denial he was responsible for putting extreme pornography on his parliamentary computer or for viewing it.


Rescued print firm in shock closure

Headley Brothers signs were removed from the premises in March

One of Kent’s oldest printing companies, rescued from administration earlier this year, shut its doors for good today.


Shop opens just hours after Christmas lights drama

The store offers toys and food and drink among its products. Picture: Andy Jones

A bargain store has opened to shoppers for the first time - just hours after a delivery driver trying to find the site wiped out Christmas lights.


Trapped lorry driver freezes to death in trailer

Mr Jastrzebski was found opposite Hothfield Common. Stock pic

A father-of-three was found frozen to death inside his refrigerated lorry after becoming trapped between two pallets.


Veteran calls Remembrance marshals 'vile names'

The service on Sunday. Picture: Gary Browne

An angry veteran hurled a torrent of abuse at female Remembrance service volunteers in a row over access to a war memorial.


Huge lorry wipes out Christmas lights

Police are at the scene. Picture: Steve Salter

The driver of a huge lorry delivering goods to a new bargain store took a wrong turn and ploughed into a town's Christmas lights.


Teenager arrested for supplying class A drugs

Police made the arrests in Crownfield Road. Pic: Google

A schoolboy has been arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs following a raid at a home.

Man assaulted in KFC

Police wish to speak to this man.

Police wish to speak to this man in relation to an assault in a fast food restaurant.


Long-awaited store set to open

The store is getting ready to open this Friday

B&M is finally getting ready to open its doors on this high street.


Bus passengers being warned of disruptions

Expect disruptions on Stagecoach buses

Stagecoach bus passengers are being warned of disruptions due to roadworks which means they can't stop at the train station.


Road closed after rising bollard crash

The car is stuck on a rising bollard at Beaver Road

A road has had to be closed after a car got stuck on a rising bollard.


Campervan catches alight on motorway

Camper van on fire near Junction 10

Firefighters were called to tackle a campervan blaze on the M20.


Woman dies in M20 lorry crash

The lorry ended up on its roof. Picture: Highways England.

A female passenger has died after a lorry crashed and overturned on the M20.


Driver in court over cyclist's death

John Durey was on his bike at the time of the crash

A young woman has appeared in court accused of causing the death of a cyclist by dangerous driving.

Motorway reopens after lorry overturns

Queues on the M20

The M20 has reopened after a lorry crashed and ended up on its roof.

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