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Pensioner seriously hurt after being 'crushed' by bus

The scene of the accident in Greenhithe. Picture: Kent News in Pictures

30 November 2017

An elderly woman has been seriously hurt after reportedly losing her footing and falling into the path of a bus, leaving her trapped underneath.


Pioneering clinic opens in shopping centre

Andrew Honeyman and John Pither (Directors), Jo Beech (DGS CCG) and MP Adam Holloway

30 November 2017

A pioneering NHS-funded ultrasound clinic will treat people from a town centre shopping complex in a bid to cut waiting times and improve access.


Council deputy resigns over building policy

Cllr Leslie Hills has resigned from his position as deputy council leader in protest against his leader’s building policies

29 November 2017

A deputy council leader has stepped down from the cabinet in protest to plans to build on greenbelt land in his borough.


Travellers set up home at lorry park

Travellers are on land just off the A2

29 November 2017

A number of caravans are parked up on land just off the A2.

Major plans unveiled as Southeastern franchise launched

A Southeastern train. Picture: Southeastern

29 November 2017

Thousands of rail passengers are expected to benefit from more space, longer trains and more reliable journeys under plans announced today.


Delays clear after bridge lorry breakdown

The QE2 Bridge, Dartford. Library picture

29 November 2017

Hold-ups at the Dartford crossing have cleared after lorry broke down on the bridge earlier.


'Poo nurses' win at 'industry's Oscars'

 Left to right: Jenni Middleton, Editor of the Nursing Times, Sandra Hanson, Helen Ripper and a representative of Ontex Healthcare who sponsor the award.

29 November 2017

Two children have won an award at their industry's equivalent of the Oscars for their work tackling the issue of childhood constipation.


Tributes pour in for 'The Shuffle Man'

Michael Ryan died on Sunday

28 November 2017

A man who became something of a local celebrity due to his distinctive 'shuffle' has died.


Inquest verdicts of serial killer's victims quashed

Daniel Whitworth, 21, was murdered by Port

28 November 2017

The verdicts into the deaths of two victims of a gay murderer known as 'the Grindr killer' have been quashed ahead of a police watchdog investigation.


Liquid thrown by moped-riding robbers

Thieves on a moped threw the substance. Stock image: iStock

28 November 2017

A man was taken to hospital complaining of irritation to his skin after being doused in liquid during a robbery.


Teenager faces charges over double fatal crash

Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Picture: James Williams

28 November 2017

A 19-year-old man is due to appear in court over the deaths of two men in a crash.

Man brought back to life at leisure centre

Cygnet Leisure Centre, Old Perry Street, Northfleet

28 November 2017

A man had to be resuscitated after collapsing at a leisure centre last night.

Emergency services called to A2 crash

Traffic delays. Stock image

28 November 2017

Police and ambulance crews have been at the scene of a crash which closed two lanes of the A2 earlier.


American diner opens with a choice of 100 sauces

Darren Oxley, with daughter and manager Connie Oxley

28 November 2017

An American diner has opened in one Kent town and it has more than 100 sauces on offer.

Dozens of bus services could be axed

Many bus services in Kent could be under threat

27 November 2017

School children and vulnerable elderly people could lose vital bus services as part of plans to save £4 million.


Red Cross called out after flat blaze

Stock image

27 November 2017

Red Cross volunteers have been helping a man get back on his feet after a blaze ripped through his flat this morning.

Firefighters deal with flat blaze

Stock image

27 November 2017

Firefighters were called after a flat was engulfed in flames.

Community meet to discuss future of health

Dr Liz Lunt, New Model of Local Care Lead at Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley Clinical Commissioning Group

27 November 2017

More than 120 health professionals and residents of Kent's biggest development have met to discuss the future of care in their community.

Market feasts that are worth getting in a stew over...

Barry and Denise Page

27 November 2017

A street food stall with a difference has come to one Kent town, and it's perfect for the winter lunch breaks.

Taking the plunge to raise thousands

Alex Andrews (second right) from Wilkins Kennedy, key partner for the KM Abseil Charity Challenge, congratulates team mates Chris Jones, Chloe Ranger and Dee Takamizawa for completing the challenge.

27 November 2017

Brave souls from across Gravesend and Dartford took part in the KM Abseil Charity Challenge.

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