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Dramatic photos show aftermath of lorry crash

Emergency crews were called just after 9am. Picture: Paul Amos

Startling photos show the aftermath of a crash that left a lorry on its side and forced police to close a main road.


Road closed after lorry overturns

The crash happened close to the Blue and White Cafe

Police have shut a main road following a crash involving a car and lorry close to a cafe.


Busy alleyway reopens to shoppers

The passage links the High Street to the taxi rank outside Wilko

A busy alleyway closed to allow for works on a shop has reopened.


Plans for 650 more homes emerge

650 homes are proposed off East Mountain Lane

Controversial plans to build even more homes on the edge of a town have emerged - sparking an angry response from campaigners.


Woman hurt in chip pan fire

Firefighters needed to wear breathing gear. Stock image

A woman has been treated for burns after a chip pan fire at a flat.


War heroes to be remembered

Ashford Tank in New Street

Council bosses have organised a ceremony to mark the centenary of a First World War tank battle.

Police issue distraction burglar e-fit

Police have released a computer generated image of the suspect.

Police have released a computer generated image of a distraction burglary suspect who targeted an elderly woman

Hotels sold in multi-million pound property deal

Bridgewood Manor Hotel.

Two luxury Kent hotels have been sold as part of a multi-million pound property deal.


Men arrested over drug possession

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Three men have been arrested on suspicion of possesing drugs, with the intent to supply.

Witnesses wanted over stolen tractor

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a tractor was stolen from a farm shed.


Photographer snaps stunning moon shot

Oliver Sutton took this stunning moon photo. Picture: Flyby Photography

Photographers will be looking out for the annual Harvest Moon tonight - but one snapper managed to bag a stunning shot last night.


Kent's biggest office in 20 years nears completion

The new building is at the Dover Place car park

Construction of the biggest office block seen in the county for two decades is almost complete.


Lorry drivers to be clamped in crackdown

Lorries parked up on the A20

Nuisance lorry drivers caught parking overnight on a main road in Kent will be clamped as part of a new initiative.


Elderly woman targeted in distraction burglary

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An elderly woman has become the victim of a distraction burglary after the offender claimed there was a problem with her water supply.


Appeal for 10k race volunteers

Runners at the 30th annual Givaudan Ashford 10k

An athletics club has made a last minute appeal for extra volunteers to make sure there are enough marshals for an annual 10k race

Rail services back to normal

Ashford railway station.

Rail services at a busy station are back to normal after being delayed due to concerns for a man seen near the tracks.

Ghost hunting vandals trash woodland

Vandalism at Dering Woods near Pluckley. Picture from the Woodland Trust

A charity has been forced to spend up to £50,000 on security after ghost hunters descended on a notorious "haunted" hotspot.


New housing estate near hospital approved

CGIs show how the new Willesborough Lees development could look

Plans for almost 200 homes near a hospital have been approved despite concerns from neighbours.


Two-car crash causes motorway delays

The crash has caused major tailbacks. Picture: Highways England

Massive queues built up after two lanes were closed following an accident on the M20.

Missing girl found

Police have thanked those who helped with the search

A teenager who vanished last week has been found safe and well.

Witnesses wanted over four incidents

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The police are searching for witnesses over four separate burglary incidents that are all believed to be linked.

Vandals smash rural beehives

The beehives were damaged.

Thousands of bees have died after their hives were smashed up by vandals.


Shop locks rear door after ‘hundreds’ of thefts

The rear entrance to the Iceland store has been closed

Supermarket managers have been forced to permanently close a door at the back of their store following “hundreds” of shoplifting incidents.


Fire crews called to restaurant blaze

Jasmine House Chinese Cuisine in Charing. Picture from Google Street View.

A fire engine was sent to a Chinese restaurant after a fire broke out.


Emergency services called to church

Police and the ambulance service at the scene near St Mary the Virgin Church

Emergency services have descended on a church in Kent after a man suffered a heart attack.


Discount retailer set to open

Home Bargains is to open a £1 million store. Stock image

A discount retailer is set to open its latest £1 million store to customers.

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