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One injured after crash in Bough Beech

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27 January 2018

A rural road is partially blocked and traffic is building after a crash on Saturday morning

Quick thinking girl kicks out at stranger

Police made the arrest in Folkestone. Stock picture

26 January 2018

Police have launched an investigation after a stranger tried to put his arm around a young girl before she kicked him and ran off.


Spirits seller takes off with gin from space

Atom Group sent botanicals used in one of its gins into space. Picture: Thinkstock

26 January 2018

Designing whisky advent calendars and sending gin ingredients into space has made a spirits maker one of the drinks industry’s most exciting players.

Tributes to Kent football champion

William Wheeler, who died earlier this month aged 81.

25 January 2018

A funeral will be held on Monday to remember local footballing giant William Wheeler.

Tonbridge man facing court over drug charge

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25 January 2018

Police have seized what they believe is heroin and crack cocaine following an arrest earlier this week.

Brothers sentenced over £60,000 cannabis factory

Inside the Tonbridge cannabis factory

25 January 2018

Two brothers have been sentenced after dozens of cannabis plants were found growing in a converted industrial unit.

Revealed: Kent's best and worst performing schools

Pupils in the east of Kent were less likely to go to university. Stock image

25 January 2018

Kent's secondary school league tables have been revealed. Find out which are ranked top and which are "well below average".


Head teacher bans crisps

Crisps have been banned from Wateringbury Primary School

25 January 2018

A primary school has taken drastic action as the latest figures show almost one in five Year 6 pupils in the area are classed as obese.


Man jailed for sex assaults on girl

Benjamin Tomsett. Picture: Sussex Police

24 January 2018

A shop worker carried out a string of attacks on a seven-year-old girl over a six-month period.

Man's terrifying ordeal in late-night car hijacking

Justin Tottle

24 January 2018

Three people barged their way into a student's vehicle and forced him to drive them to get drugs in an "absolutely terrifying" ordeal.


Young mother jailed for racist attack

Chloe Glew was jailed at Maidstone Crown Court

24 January 2018

A mother who hurled vile racist abuse at a woman and kicked her on the ground has been locked up.


More than 90,000 children living in poverty

A nine year old was targeted by a groomer, according to police. Pic: Thinkstock

24 January 2018

Newly-published figures reveal the parts of Kent with the highest number of children living in hardship.


Vet involved in horse scam told to pay back £60k

David Smith. Picture: Kent Police.

23 January 2018

A vet who played his part in a scam which saw potentially dangerous horses drugged and sold to unsuspecting owners has been told to pay back £60,000.


Warning over bogus caller in Hadlow

Residents are warned to be on guard against bogus callers

22 January 2018

A pair of burglars have tricked their way into pensioners homes in Hadlow.

Motorists' fury as pothole opens on A21

A pothole. Library image.

22 January 2018

Motorists have taken to social media to complain after a pothole caused damage to their cars.


Flasher and fraudsters apply for jobs in schools

Criminal records check highlights more than 50 offences. Stock image

22 January 2018

A criminal records search has flagged up more than 50 offences recorded candidates applying for jobs in schools.


Hundreds of animals being poached

Farmers are facing dangerous situations. Stock image.

19 January 2018

Hare coursing and animal poaching is keeping police busy with hundreds of animals such as rabbits and hares being hunted down.


Man charged after being arrested with a knuckle-duster

The road was closed. Stock image

18 January 2018

A man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

'Despicable' distraction burglar jailed

Treeby captured on one of his victim's CCTV

18 January 2018

A serial fraudster who stole hundreds of pounds from vulnerable pensioners has been jailed.


Donations in Lara's memory could save thousands of lives

Lara Calthrop, 19, died on December 29.

18 January 2018

Donations made in memory of a 19-year-old who took her own life will help a suicide hotline field more than 2,000 calls from those in need.

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