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Jail for 'greedy' fuel thief

Roger Gull has been jailed. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

08 December 2017

A thief who siphoned off millions of gallons of fuel from high-pressure pipelines has been jailed


Thieves target BMW steering wheels

08 December 2017

Drivers of BMWs are being warned to be vigilant after a spate of steering wheel thefts.


Teen denies murder following single punch

Wayne Chester died after suffering a head injury during an altercation in Maidstone town centre

08 December 2017

A 16-year-old boy faces trial after denying murdering a middle-aged man with a single punch.

Crash driver thanks rescuers

The crash happened next to the Fremlin Walk shopping centre car park on the A229 Fairmeadow and left debris strewn across the road on Wednesday, November 30

08 December 2017

A woman had a lucky escape when an out-of-control car careered across the central reservation of a dual carriageway and ploughed into oncoming traffic

Man arrested on suspicion of rape

Emergency services were called. Stock image

08 December 2017

A 26-year-old man is in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of rape.

Get in the seasonal swing this weekend

Meet the biggest Teddy in Tunbridge Wells for ellenor at the Royal Victoria Place

08 December 2017

From fire breathing dragons to jazz jives, you’d better get your skates on to take part in festive fun across the county this weekend.

Man harassed law firm

Ron Avery

08 December 2017

A road accident victim sent nearly 100 letters to a firm of solicitors years after they had secured him compensation.


Health fears over 'filthy' hospital

Blood stains on the floor of William Harvey Hospital

08 December 2017

A Kent hospital has been branded 'third world' after a pregnant woman encountered blood stains on the floor.


Camel heads and crocheted gorilla prove hit

07 December 2017

You don't have to be a knit to enjoy the new camel and gorilla exhibits at a control tower gallery... but it helps.


Teenager arrested and pocket knife seized

Police seized the lock knife.

07 December 2017

Officers have arrested a teenager and seized a lock knife just metres away from a police station.

CCTV released after theft

Do you know this man? Picture: Kent Police

07 December 2017

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection to a theft from a van.

Wine returns to teetotal church

St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Yalding

07 December 2017

A place of worship which became one of the first in the UK to ban wine is reintroducing the traditional Holy Communion.


Development consultants announced

The Vic will be demolished when work begins

07 December 2017

The lead consultants for a multi-million pound scheme have been appointed.


Pram race struck by tragedy will go ahead

Francis 'Titch' O'Sullivan was taking part in last year's pram race when the accident happened

07 December 2017

A New Year's Day pram race which was struck by tragedy when one of the participants died last year will return for 2018.

Mum's fears after attempted robbery on teens

Louisa Demery is hoping security in the park can be improved. Picture: Chris Davey

07 December 2017

A mum is appealing for better security in a park after her son and his friends became the victims of an attempted robbery.


Stuttering start for Kent's rival to Bitcoin

Bitcoin is an established cryptocurrency. Picture: BTC Keychain

07 December 2017

A start-up which aimed to launch a rival to Bitcoin has suffered a barrage of criticism from frustrated users after allegations it had been “hacked”.


School catering business sells up

The Contract Dining Company serves more than 8,000 school meals a day

07 December 2017

The owner of a company which supplies 8,000 meals a day to 53 schools has sold the business so she can retire.

Man suffers head injury in fall

Kent Air Ambulance. Stock photo

06 December 2017

The air ambulance was called this morning after a man suffered a head injury in a fall.

Caravan destroyed in fire

Fire crews battled the caravan blaze. Stock picture.

06 December 2017

Fire crews are tackling a blaze which has destroyed a caravan and has spread to an out-building.

Rough sleeper 'beaten to death because it was funny'

Razvan Sirbu

06 December 2017

A teen accused with two friends of beating a homeless man to death said he kept attacking him because he thought it was funny, a murder trial heard.

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