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Mum's fear for daughter in Tesco car park knife terror

Mum Charlene Gibbard was stabbed while sitting in her car parked at Tesco, Sheerness, as her two-year-old daughter Eila slept in the back seat

12 October 2017

A mum has spoken of the terrifying moment she was attacked by a knifeman who climbed into her car as she waited outside Tesco with her young daughter.

Foreign truckers face huge fines for sleeping in cabs

Lorries illegally parked on Ashford industrial estates Orbital Park, Ashford

11 October 2017

Fines dished out to foreign lorry drivers for sleeping in their cabs by the roadside could soar to £3,000 under government plans.


Delays clear on M2 after three separate crashes

Traffic is queuing on the M2.

11 October 2017

Traffic queues have eased on the M2 after three separate crashes.


Hauliers dodging fines and ignoring rest periods

A Kent MP says UK lorry drivers are operating at a disadvantage

11 October 2017

British lorry drivers are operating at a disadvantage because their foreign counterparts are failing to follow the rules on our roads, says an MP.


Washing machine drums fall from lorry

The lorry lost its load on the old Sheppey Way.

11 October 2017

Police were called after washing machine drums fell from a lorry.


'He just wouldn’t stop'

James Mitchell has been convicted of a new sex offence

10 October 2017

The former chairman of a Christmas Lights Association whose abuse of children spanned four decades has been given a 19-year jail sentence.

Mary Poppins gets stuck

Cor Blimey! Mary Poppins is marooned on Dead Man's Island. Picture: RNLI

10 October 2017

Two men had to be rescued when a yacht named after the children's favourite nanny ran aground on a forbidden island hidden by high tides.


Woman left trapped after crash

The scene of the crash

09 October 2017

A woman in her 40s was left trapped in her car following a two-car crash.


Crash between motorbike and lorry

There are delays after a crash on the M2 near the Stockbury roundabout. Stock picture

09 October 2017

A sliproad has reopened after an accident caused hours of delays.


VIDEO: Alex happy to hear more boos in new bad-boy panto role

Harry Moore as Dame Dotty Dumpling, Alex Reid as Gaston, Katie Burke as Belle, Lauren Wootton as Fairy Rose and Joe Lucas as Loopy Louis who will be appearing in Beauty and the Beast at the Swallows Leisure Centre in December

09 October 2017

The cast of a town-centre pantomime got together to speak about their new roles.

Stranded pair rescued after boat breaks down

The boat was rescued off Herne Bay

08 October 2017

Two people had to be rescued by lifeboat crews after the propeller on their boat failed.


Bosses warn of health cash crisis

Swale CCG's annual report for 2016-17

08 October 2017

A clinical commissioning group in Kent says it could end up £6.6 million in the red unless "very difficult decisions" are taken.


Cancer uncovered during eye test

Paul Constable and Aimee Wickham

07 October 2017

A man who was having trouble reading menus went for a routine check-up only to end up in hospital with a life-threatening condition.


Man appears in court after supermarket stabbing

Tesco supermarket, Bridge Road, Sheerness.

06 October 2017

A 20-year-old was charged with affray, possessing a knife, theft, and criminal damage.

Pensioner comes up with his own plan for £100m road scheme

Transport expert Peter MacDonald, 76, from Minster has come up with his own plans for the £100 million revamp of Stockbury roundabout on the A249

06 October 2017

A retired traffic expert aged 76 has redesigned an important junction on the M2 in Kent after a council rejected official plans.


Warning of more flooding on the way

Flood alerts are in place for several areas

06 October 2017

People are warned to stay away from high-risk areas and take care on the coast as tidal surges look set to bring more flooding to parts of Kent.

Tributes paid to mum who campaigned to save schools

Theresa Langworthy splashed out on crockery when as chairman of the Friendship House, Hall Committee she received £4,000 from Minster Parish Council.

05 October 2017

A mum-of-two who led a high-profile campaign to try to save three middle schools and stop an academy has died.

Man charged after supermarket stabbing

Entrance to Tesco Sheerness

05 October 2017

A man aged 20 is due to appear in court today following a stabbing in a supermarket car park when a woman was injured.

Vandals target bank with giant poster

Vandals attacked Barclays Bank in Sheerness today with this protest poster across its main window.

05 October 2017

Bank staff arrived at work to discover a giant black and white protest poster stuck across the front of their branch.


Parts of Kent hit by flooding after tidal surge

Flooding in Faversham

05 October 2017

Rivers burst their banks and roads flooded after tidal surges hit parts of Kent - and there could be more to come overnight.

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