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Road rage attack leaves victim scarred

Gary Treeby became angry after having to swerve to avoid a pedestrian. Stock image

05 December 2017

A driver attacked a pedestrian with a wrench after being annoyed that he was standing in the road.


‘Number of casualties’ after serious road crash

04 December 2017

Fire, police and ambulance crews have been at the scene of a serious crash, where several people have been treated at the roadside.


Smash causes delays

Stock image

04 December 2017

Drivers continue to be hit by delays this afternoon following an earlier crash involving a lorry and a car on a busy road.

Football match in honour of crash victim

Fred McIlveen

04 December 2017

A charity football match will be held in honour of a crash victim who had given his time to help youngsters get into the game.

Reality star to visit shopping centre

Megan McKenna will be visiting The Mall on Saturday.

04 December 2017

A reality star will visit a shopping centre this weekend to sign copies of her new calendar.


Four seriously injured in knife attack

Picture: Kent Police

04 December 2017

Police are hunting two attackers after four men suffered injuries including a broken jaw and serious facial wounds inflicted with a knife.


Two vehicle crash on roundabout

Police attended the scene of the crash.

04 December 2017

Emergency services were called to a crash involving a car and a lorry on a busy roundabout this morning.

How Peter Pan show almost ended in Neverland

Amelia Lily as Tinkerbell and Lloyd Daniels as Peter Pan, appearing at Maidstone Studios this Christmas

04 December 2017

Panto wars have descended on the county as a disagreement leaves a bitter taste between two productions in the same town.

Firefighters test rescue skills on mud

Firefighters will carry out a mud rescue.

04 December 2017

Firefighters will be testing out their skills on Wednesday morning as they rescue someone from mud flats near Medway Valley Leisure Park, in Strood.


Developers rue 'missed opportunity'

Stamp duty will be abolished for first-time buyers on the first £300,000 of properties worth up to £500,000

04 December 2017

Housebuilders believe the Chancellor’s measures to boost the housing market will amount to nothing unless he makes it easier for them to do their job.

Girl, 14, bought drugs from classmates

Cannabis. Stock image

04 December 2017

A school has taken action after a girl bought cannabis from two fellow pupils during class hours.


Man arrested after crash

Ambulance crews have been called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb

03 December 2017

Officers investigating a serious collision in Maidstone have arrested a man for driving offences.

Officer saved suicidal man's life

From left, deputy mayor of Maidstone Cllr David Naghi, PC James Arnold, police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott, and Chief Superintendent Julia Chapman

03 December 2017

A policeman grabbed a man clutching a razor blade to prevent him from taking his own life by jumping onto train tracks.


Dealer sprayed acid in teenager's face

Ricky Hagger and James Packham. Picture: Kent Police

03 December 2017

A 14-year-old boy suffered burns to his eyes and mouth after being attacked with a dangerous substance in a shopping parade.


Man dies after being pulled from river

Emergency services were at the side of the River Medway after a man was pulled from the river on Friday

03 December 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man in Maidstone.


McDonald's bacon shortage hits Kent

This sign was posted in the drive-thru at the Hermitage Lane restaurant

02 December 2017

The McDonald's bacon shortage has reached Kent - meaning some breakfasts have been dropped from the menu.


Woman fighting for life after crash

Ambulance crews have been called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb

02 December 2017

Police are urging a man who "ran away" after a car crashed into a tree to come forward, as a young woman fights for her life in hospital.

Refugee family 'unlawfully' evicted

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman said the family's eviction was unlawful

02 December 2017

A council that sided with a landlord and failed to listen to tenants has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds in compensation.


Get ready to picnic - next summer

The Vicar's Picnic last year

02 December 2017

It may be winter, but tickets for the midsummer music festival Vicar's Picnic have gone on sale.

Serious crash closes main road

Police were called. Stock image.

02 December 2017

A main road was closed after a serious crash.

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