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VIDEO: Army detonates 120 grenades found in garden

05 October 2017

Fire crews were helped by the Ministry of Defence as they exploded 120 wartime grenades after they were found in a garden.


Warning as wartime devices blown up

The Army bomb squad has been called in

05 October 2017

Homeowners were warned to keep their doors and windows shut as a controlled explosion of Second World War devices took place.

Suspected bogus callers alert

Police are warning about rogue traders. Stock image

04 October 2017

Cases of men posing as water officials may be linked, police have warned.


Kent travellers among thousands affected by airline collapse

Image: Istock

02 October 2017

Kent passengers who were due to fly with Monarch Airlines today are desperate for information after hearing the airline has gone into administration.


Amputee racer takes first steps on charity walk

Billy Monger walks the pit lane at Brands Hatch. Picture: Mat Acton

01 October 2017

A teenager who lost both of his legs in a near-fatal crash during a motor race has completed a charity walk to thank those who saved his life


Four arrests after spate of burglaries

Four men have been arrested. Stock picture.

29 September 2017

Four men have been arrested with a series of burglaries across the South East, including at properties in Kent.

Tribute to recovery driver killed in M25 tragedy

Steven Godbold

29 September 2017

The family of a breakdown worker who was hit and killed by a lorry while standing on the hard shoulder say he will be sorely missed.


Self-driving shopping van trialed

Convert supplied parts for the first trials of a self-driving grocery van developed for Ocada

28 September 2017

The first tests of driverless grocery vehicles in the UK have used parts manufactured by a company in Kent.

Man set fire to home as family slept inside

A man has been treated for smoke inhalation.

27 September 2017

An arsonist 'recklessly endangered' the lives of his mum and sister when he torched his bedroom after taking a cocktail of drugs.


Asphalt maker buys stake in road surfacer

FM Conway's asphalt plant in Erith

26 September 2017

Infrastructure firm FM Conway has taken a minority shareholding in the UK’s largest independent road surfacing company.

'Cuts could be made to key services': KCC leader

KCC leader Paul Carter

25 September 2017

Frontline services could be cut next year as Kent County Council struggles to balance the books, it's been revealed.


Kent woman dies in double fatal crash

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25 September 2017

A woman from Kent has died and her husband is fighting for his life after a crash which left another man dead and several injured.


Lines reopen after major disruption to rail services

There is disruption to train services

25 September 2017

Passengers faced major disruption to train services after engineering works overran.

Crash blocked part of M25

There are delays. Stock image.

22 September 2017

Motorists have suffered major delays following a collision between a car and a bike.

Man dies after being hit by lorry

The scene of the incident. Picture: Kent Police RPU.

22 September 2017

A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving after a man was hit and killed on the M25.

M25 reopens after serious crash

Traffic is queueing. Picture: Highways England.

22 September 2017

Part of the M25 was closed for several hours after a serious crash, leading to long queues.


Police dog Olly collars his man

Police dog Olly found the man in a house, picture Kent Police.

21 September 2017

A Kent Police dog has helped officers to arrest a man

RIP the Kent high street: How many of these shut-down shops do you remember?

21 September 2017

From Woolies to BHS, Blockbuster to Comet, take a trip down memory lane.


TV legend tempted out of retirement for panto in Kent

Tiswas legend Bob Carolgees and Spit the Dog will star in the Sevenoaks panto this year

21 September 2017

Tiswas star Bob Carolgees - and his sidekick Spit the Dog - have been tempted out of retirement to take on panto in the county this year.


Woman given oxygen after bungalow blaze

A woman was treated for smoke inhalation after the fire. Picture: Jon Lane

20 September 2017

Firefighters treated a woman in her 40s for smoke inhalation, as they tackled flames at a home.

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