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Parsons Green: device 'not meant to explode'

The scene of the Parsons Green attack last September. Picture: PA Wire

14 March 2018

The man on trial for last year's tube attack said he did not intend to kill.

Facebook bans Britain First page

Leader Paul Golding and his deputy Jayda Fransen

14 March 2018

A Facebook page used by far right leaders has been taken down - just days after they were convicted in Kent of religious harassment.

Driver owes £20k in parking fines

The driver has so far avoided paying £20,000 in parking fines

14 March 2018

A council has vowed to hunt down a motorist who has racked up a staggering £20,000 in parking fines - one of the biggest sums in the country.


The Beast is back...

Another wave of snow is on the way. Picture: Julius Matikas

14 March 2018

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for snow... and it affects the whole of Kent.


Carnival stalwart steps down after 27 years

Retired after 27 years: Sittingbourne carnival boss Pam Griggs

14 March 2018

It is all change at a 125-year-old Kent carnival as chairman resigns after new queen is crowned.

Cold case murder suspect released

Wayne Baker - Courtesy Kent Police

14 March 2018

Detectives investigating a 2007 cold case murder have released an image of the victim, as the suspect is released.

Man's faced 'slashed with a knife' in pub attack

The incident happened at the pub in Rochester.

14 March 2018

A man's face was slashed in a pub when he asked regulars to finish their drinks.

Specialist divers search for missing dad

Rosie and Ben Moss

14 March 2018

Police have drafted in specialist divers to search for a father-of-three who disappeared while exploring a shipwreck off the Kent coast.


Flats evacuated as car goes up in flames

Firefighters were called to the scene early this morning

14 March 2018

A block of flats had to be evacuated during the early hours of this morning after a blaze in the underground car park.


Man punched by stranger as he walked with wife

The man was attacked in London Road, Southborough. Picture: Google.

14 March 2018

A man was left seriously hurt after being punched by a man he did not know as he walked with his wife, and hitting his head on the pavement.

Appeal after biker seriously hurt in 'hit-and-run'

The accident site on the A291 near Calcott Hill

14 March 2018

Police want witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a head-on crash with a car - whose driver allegedly fled the scene.

Half of HIV patients in Kent diagnosed late

There are concerns HIV patients are being diagnosed too late. Library image.

14 March 2018

GPs in Kent are diagnosing HIV in half of cases in Kent late, meaning patients do not discover they have the virus until it is in the latter stages.


Raise a glass to a feast of fizzing festivals across the county

GinFestival.com will be at the Kent Showground

14 March 2018

A gin festival featuring some 100 different gins kicks off a fizzing season of new food and drink festivals across Kent this weekend.

Pervert confronted on doorstep by paedophile hunters

Paul Flack was confronted on his doorstep

14 March 2018

A pervert who sent vile messages to a member of a vigilante group posing as a 13-year-old girl has been jailed following a doorstep confrontation.


Delays clear after four-car motorway crash

Stock image.

14 March 2018

Traffic has cleared after an earlier crash involving four cars on the M2 caused travel chaos.


Kent date for megastars Craig David and Rita Ora

Craig David will play in Kent this summer

14 March 2018

Music megastars Craig David and Rita Ora will play a one-off, outdoor gig in Kent this summer, it has been announced.


Churchill's cigar butt could sell for £700

A cigar butt half-smoked by Sir Winston Churchill is going up for auction. Picture: SWNS.com

14 March 2018

It was once in the hands of wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill, and now, a half-smoked cigar butt is going up for auction.


Hundreds of pothole claims rejected


14 March 2018

Kent County Council has been using a legal loophole to dismiss claims from motorists whose vehicles were damaged by poor road surfaces.


Council u-turn on bus cuts

Many bus services in Kent could be under threat

14 March 2018

Kent County Council has halted plans to cut dozens of bus routes that would have saved the authority £4m over two years.


Three clubbers attacked in high street

The attack happened near the Zee Bar in Tunbridge Wells

14 March 2018

A dad-of-three who assaulted a woman and two men near a taxi rank is behind bars.

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