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Two treated after workshop blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

18 September 2017

Two people were treated by ambulance crews after a fire broke out in a workshop.

Cocky delivery driver facing jail for rock throwing campaign

Jennie Ivinson was badly cut after a rock attack

15 September 2017

A grinning delivery driver is facing a at least 10 years in prison after targeting motorists in rural Kent with rocks.


Web paedophile blackmailed by victim

Owen Rees. Picture: Kent Police.

15 September 2017

A pervert who was blackmailed by one of his victims after grooming children over Skype has been handed a 13-year sentence.

Inquest to probe fatal crash

The scene of the fatal crash

14 September 2017

A councillor has praised the work of emergency services after coming across a crash on a main road that killed a man and left five others injured.

Man charged with multiple fraud offences

Stock photo

09 September 2017

A 35-year-old man has been charged with a string of fraud offences across the country.

Man, 37, dies in crash

The crash happened in Hastings Road, Rolvenden, Cranbrook. Picture: Google.

05 September 2017

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a 37-year-old man died in a car crash.

Like Waiting for Godot...

Tenterden Operatic and Dramatic Society logo

03 September 2017

When a drama society auditioned for parts in a play - Absent Friends - little did they realise how true that might be.

Litter wardens dish out £160k worth of fines

The litter wardens in Ashford High Street

31 August 2017

Enforcement officers have handed out fines worth nearly £160,000 in less than a year as part of a council clampdown on litter louts


Toasting success but not riches

Viticultural consultant Stephen Skelton at Sandhurst Vineyards

31 August 2017

The man behind the planting of 40 vineyards across Kent over four decades says the industry is healthy but a long way from making anyone super rich.

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.


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.

Road shut after lorry gets stuck in ditch

The lorry is blocking the road Credit: @mrrichtoday

18 August 2017

Motorists suffered delays after a freak accident on a busy road.


A taste of Venice comes to Kent

The Samba Pelomar float

17 August 2017

Thousands of spectators descended on Hythe to watch a waterborne spectacular that dates back to 1890.

Waiting over for thousands of students

Pupils will be checking their grades. Picture: Gary Browne

17 August 2017

As A-Level results day arrives a leading charity has warned school children are feeling increasing levels of stress.


A weekend down on the farm

Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Fair comes to the countryside this weekend. Picture: Martin Apps

16 August 2017

Enjoy the slower pace of life down on the farm this weekend as a tractorfest and country fair returns with some 100 tractors and fun family events.


Kent hospitals crisis as A&E waiting times worst in country

The move would have radically shaken up health services in Kent. Thinkstock Image Library

14 August 2017

A&E departments in east Kent have been likened to those in third-world countries as shock figures reveal waiting times to be the worst in England.


Landlord loses battle over pink pub

Rob Cowan outside The Woolpack

13 August 2017

A petition signed by 500 people was not enough to save a bar from losing its distinctive colour that was popular with locals.


Bricks tribute to war dead sparks outrage

Memorial bricks dedicated to Royal British Legion volunteers

13 August 2017

A senior official has defended a project to commemorate people who served in the armed forces amid claims it has dishonoured those killed in battle.


Police investigate sexual assault in graveyard

The church remains taped off

12 August 2017

A graveyard in Kent has been taped off after a report of a sexual assault against a woman.


Youngsters take on African lion

African lion Kasanga holds on to his dinner in the tug of war

10 August 2017

Players from a junior football team lined up against what was surely their most difficult opponent to date - one of the world's strongest animals.

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