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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


Pucker up at Penshurst Place this winter

Pucker up at Penshurst Place

08 December 2017

The season of goodwill gets an amorous boost with mistletoe but harvesting it at one of Kent’s most historic homes is a project in itself.

Firearms arrest after stop check

Stock picture.

07 December 2017

A stop check of a suspicious car led to the arrest of a man on firearms offences.


Drugs arrest on M20

The man died while in custody. Stock picture.

07 December 2017

A knife and a quantity of drugs were seized this morning during an arrest on the M20.

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.


Man dies after being hit by car

Picture: Kent Police Roads

07 December 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died after being hit by a car.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle

Police at the scene of the incident. Picture from Kent Police RPU Twitter

06 December 2017

Police have closed a road following a 'serious' accident involving pedestrian and a vehicle.

Car and motorbike crash

Stock picture

06 December 2017

Police and paramedics attended an accident involving a car and a motorbike.

Emergency crews called to sudden death

The air ambulance has landed nearby. Stock picture.

06 December 2017

Police, paramedics and the air ambulance were called after an elderly man suffered a 'medical incident', but he could not be saved.

Nearly 2,000 children homeless

Almost 2,000 children are facing homelessness in Kent. Library image.

06 December 2017

A national charity says growing numbers of youngsters are due to spend Christmas Day in emergency accommodation.


Housebuilder looks to boom after bust

Countryside south division managing director Iain McPherson at St Mary's Island in Chatham Maritime

06 December 2017

Countryside will ramp up development in Kent over the next five years and insists it can expand towards the east as the sector makes up for lost time.


Festive flavours with Christmas markets across Kent

Kay and Sue tuck in at Rochester Picture: Steve Crispe

05 December 2017

Get a taste of the season by heading to a Christmas market this weekend with our guide to ones across the county.

Burglar tracked to takeaway after answering stolen phone

Mark Ismael. Picture: Kent Police

05 December 2017

Police tracked a serial burglar to a takeaway after calling him on a phone he had stolen and overhearing someone ordering a pepperoni pizza.


House prices rise by £11,000

In Kent the average house price increased by more than £10,000 in a year, according to figures

05 December 2017

The average property price in Kent has gone up by more than £11,000 in the last 12 months, according to the latest figures.


Village Christmas tree stolen

Picture: Lloyd Swift

04 December 2017

A Scrooge has tried to take the festive spirit out of one village, by stealing its Christmas tree.


Adventure awaits with the Kent Army Cadets

Cadet Lance Corporals Paula Judd, 17, and Ernest Hutchinson, 15, out in the field

02 December 2017

Take a look at the Kent Army Cadets this Monday.

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.


Plans revealed to reduce risk of flooding in county

Flooding in Yalding over the New Year along Hampstead Lane and Lees Road. The Environment Agency and members of the public look at the flood water.

01 December 2017

A partnership has launched a plan to help prevent and tackle flooding to the 9,000 properties most at risk in the county.


Vicious crowbar attack witnessed on FaceTime

Lenny Ianson. Picture: Kent Police.

30 November 2017

A woman was on a video call to her ex when a thug suddenly burst into his flat and beat him with a crowbar while shouting "I am going to kill you!"


Towns and villages turn on the festive cheer as Christmas approaches

Father Christmas with Ellie Rocamora, aged three, at the Festive Family fun day at Royal Victoria Palace, Tunbridge Wells.

30 November 2017

As December has crept up on us and we gear ourselves for Christmas, here is how our towns are bringing the festive cheer.

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