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£100k cannabis farm found

Cannabis growing at the site

04 September 2017

A cannabis farm worth £100,000 has been discovered in West Kingsdown woodland.


Fears for missing heavily pregnant woman

Natasha Johnson is missing

04 September 2017

Officers are searching for a heavily pregnant woman who is believed to have made her way to Kent.

Biker dies in crash

Road closed at Wrotham. Picture: Kent Highways

03 September 2017

Police have confirmed that a motorcyclist was killed following a crash earlier today.


Strictly Craig

Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood Picture: BBC

03 September 2017

Loveable baddie Craig Revel Horwood talks dream Strictly contestants and bring (brutally) honest as he brings his show Son of a Preacher Man, to Kent.

Motorcyclist dies in crash on roundabout

Police. Stock pic

03 September 2017

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a 53-year-old biker died today. The crash led to tail-backs on one of Kent's major motorways.


Coffee buyout perks up business

Coffee poured from an office machine. Stock picture

02 September 2017

An office drinks supplier expects to return to profit next year after selling its water cooler business and snapping up a coffee machine firm.

Huge mob attacked police with bottles and beer cans

Police were attacked when they began confiscating alcohol from underage drinkers

01 September 2017

Two officers feared for their safety as they confiscated alcohol from underage drinkers at a cricket ground.


Prolific burglar jailed after returning to life of crime

Anthony Murray has been jailed

01 September 2017

A criminal who was jailed for committing 104 high value burglaries was back to his old ways just four months after his release.


Rare permission for exhumation after grave blunder

The judge has granted the rare legal permission. Stock image

01 September 2017

A judge has given rare legal permission for a husband and wife to be re-united in the grave.


Progress on plans for station revamp

An artist's impression of the station

31 August 2017

Plans for a £900,000 refurbishment to a Kent station have moved a step closer, after the building was handed over to the town council.


Kent remembers Princess Diana

Princess Diana outside the Heart of Kent Hospice, Aylesford, in 1992

31 August 2017

It is 20 years today since the 'people's princess' was tragically killed. We examine the imprint she left on people and organisations in the county.


Polytunnel row could cost farm £574,000

Salmans Farm manager Oli Pascall

30 August 2017

A fruit grower is locked in a planning battle which could cost hundreds of thousands of pounds if it cannot keep using polytunnels to protect crops.


Poor tea prices hit profits

Camellia has tea plantations in India, Kenya and Bangladesh

30 August 2017

Agriculture, engineering and banking group Camellia suffered a decline in profits amid poorer prices for tea in India and Bangladesh.

£70,000 scheme for new water main

Stock picture.

28 August 2017

A £70,000 scheme to lay a new water main in a Kent town will see temporary lights in place along a main road.

Pilot raises house fire alarm from 2,000ft

Pilot Phil Hynes spotted the fire from 2,000ft up while flying back from the Isle of Wight

26 August 2017

A pilot has told how a birthday treat for his mum took a dramatic turn when he had to divert because of a blazing building.


I was told ‘you’ll go nowhere’

Lucas chairman and managing director Danny Lucas

24 August 2017

The boss of a £20m construction contractor never had a GCSE results day but says he's proof you can do well even if you leave school with ‘no exams’.

Live: West Kent students pick up GCSEs

Pupils collecting their GCSE results

24 August 2017

Pupils across west Kent are picking up their GCSE grades this morning.

Flower power: gardens to put the colour back in your life

The National Trust's Scotney Castle

24 August 2017

Put some colour back in your life as Kent’s gardens burst into bloom: here's where to find six of the best across the county.

Gang threatened to stab children in terrifying raid

Singh at the service station. Picture: Kent Police.

23 August 2017

A gang of ruthless burglars who barged into a home armed with weapons and tied up a family in a terrifying and violent raid have been jailed.


Motorway reopens after crashes

Picture: Kent Police

23 August 2017

Two crashes on the same stretch of road caused long tailbacks.

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