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Man treated for breathing smoke

Fire crews at the scene

A man has been treated after breathing in smoke after a fire broke out in a garage workshop

Robber steals boy's birthday present

Officers have released this e-fit of the suspect. Picture from Kent Police

Police have released an e-fit image of a suspect who is reported to have stolen a BMX from a 14-year-old boy.

Traffic delays on A20

Traffic is building up at the scene

There are delays at a junction on the A20 near Smeeth after a two-car collision.

Domino's Pizza confirm store opening

Credit: Domino's Pizza Group Ltd.

The newest branch of the pizza takeaway chain is set to open in August.


Kennington Road closure begins

The bend in Kennington Road where KCC will carry out road widening works. Pic from Google Street View

The long-awaited road widening project has finally begun on the A2070 Kennington Road.


M20 reopens after portaloo lorry fire

The delays on the M20 on Tuesday morning. Credit: Highways England

Motorists faced long delays after a lorry carrying portable toilets caught fire following a crash.


Suspicious package found at shopping mall

County Square

Police descended on a shopping centre following reports of a suspicious package.

Another charity box stolen

Police are investigating. Stock image

Police are investigating the theft of a fourth charity box in a town in less than a month.


Deputy PM: 'Brexit success is vital for economy'

Ashford MP Damian Green

The effective Deputy Prime Minister and Kent MP Damian Green says it is vital the UK makes a success of Brexit to protect jobs and the economy.


Cyclist knocked to ground in alleyway robbery

The computer generated image released by police. Credit: Kent Police

A cyclist was knocked to the ground and threatened when he was robbed by two men in an alleyway, who stole his bicycle.

Car crashes through railings and wall

Credit: Lee Renton

A car crashed through metal railings, attracting scores of onlookers.


Elderly man dies in fire

Scene of the tragic flat fire at Charing. Picture courtesy of @Kent_999s

A man in his 90s is dead following a blaze in a flat.


Paraglider crashes into power cables

The remains of the paraglider's equipment after the crashe. Picture courtesy of Kent Fire and Rescue Service

A paraglider escaped unhurt after striking overhead power cables.

Roadblock after fears for woman on bridge

Traffic delays. Stock image

Police set up a motorway rolling roadblock for a woman's safety.


Fire breaks out after paraglider hits cable

The scene of the accident. Picture courtesy Kent Fire and Rescue

A fire broke out after a paraglider collided with a cable as he tried to take off.


Police called after travellers arrive

Travellers have arrived at land off Hunter Avenue in Willesborough. Picture: Google.

Police were called after eight caravans set up camp on community land.


Dating show makes its comeback this weekend with Kent host

Picture credits: Channel 5.

The comedian and TV presenter will present the new series taking over the match-making role from Cilla Black.


Council review flat fire safety after Grenfell inferno

The Grenfell Tower in flames. Picture: @Natalie_Oxford

A council is reviewing safety measures with Kent Fire and Rescue following the tragic fire at a high-rise block in London this week.


Plans for new escape room in town centre

The offices in New Rents where the escape room would be

Plans set to be approved for a second escape room to be opened in a town centre.


Accident on Faversham Road, Ashford

Police stopped a car as part of a drugs investigation

Drivers are being told to try to use alternative routes to avoid the crash near Monkey Lane in Charing.

CCTV shows cause of Ashford diesel spill

The road has been closed. Stock image

Video footage appears to show the incident that caused a diesel spill which closed a major road yesterday.

Firefighters free man trapped in crash car

Firefighters attended the scene. Stock image

Firefighters were called to a crash last night involving two vehicles near Ashford.

Prince Charles' godmother dies

Countess Mountbatten works in her study at home. Picture: Martin Apps

A much-loved Countess who is godmother to Prince Charles has died at the age of 93.


Road reopened after diesel spill

Both lanes were closed.

Both lanes of a busy road were closed today after a large diesel spill.

Action being taken to improve 'death-trap' junction

Vehicles turning out of Barrey Road into the A2070 dual carriageway

Plans have been put forward to add traffic signals at a dangerous junction.


Rough sleepers ditch rubbish at campsite

Rubbish has been found on the site

Homeless people living in land off the M20 have abandoned the site leaving a trail of mess in their wake.


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