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Terrifying moment raiders attack woman with hammer

A robber raises a hammer to a woman Post Office worker in Gravesend

26 July 2013

This is the harrowing moment armed robbers repeatedly hit a female staff member with a claw hammer in a botched Post Office raid.

Teenagers bailed over stabbing

Police cordon off Windmill Street in Gravesend after a stabbing

26 July 2013

Two 18-year-old men have been bailed by detectives after a man was stabbed in the shoulder.

Lorry driver dies in M2 horror crash

Fire crews at the scene of the fatal crash on the M2. Picture: Andy James/photo3.co.uk

25 July 2013

An HGV driver believed to be from Kent has died in a horrific crash on the M2 that sparked traffic gridlock.

Floating tea bags brewing ghost fears

As the man looks at a product, a box of tea bags appears to levitate from a shelf behind him

25 July 2013

A shop owner was stunned to discover CCTV footage showing boxes of tea bags levitate off the shelves before crashing to the ground next to a customer.

Man charged over attack as homeless man fights for life

A policeman guards the scene in Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

25 July 2013

A man has appeared in court today over an attack in a park that has left a homeless man critically ill in hospital.

Car bursts into flames

Thick black smoke poured from the car. Picture @StephenPDavies on Twitter

23 July 2013

A car has been destroyed in a blaze on a busy road in Gillingham this afternoon.

Wartime bomb detonated off Kent coast

The wartime parachute mine is detonated off Herne Bay. Picture: Chris Davey

19 July 2013

Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion on a Second World War mine found off the coast of Herne Bay by a fisherman.

First shots of Kent's role in new TV drama

Rory Kinnear with Gazette chief reporter Gerry Warren and news editor Joe Walker

17 July 2013

The trailer for Channel 4 mystery thriller Southcliffe, which was shot in Faversham, have appeared on screen for the first time.

River hero's brother: 'He saved me from drowning too'

Nathan Lane, right, with his brother Warren

16 July 2013

The brother of a man feared dead in the Thames after battling to rescue a girl has today told how he also saved him from drowning as a youngster.

Boy, 17, suffers cardiac arrest

Kent Air Ambulance on Beechings Way recreation ground, Twydall. Photo: Darryl Weet

12 July 2013

An air ambulance landed on a busy recreation ground after a 17-year-old boy suffered a cardiac arrest.

Boy among 15 immigrants trapped in tanker on P&O ferry

Full-scale emergency response at Dover Eastern Docks

11 July 2013

A child was one of 15 immigrants found trapped in a tanker on a P&O ferry when other drivers heard banging noises, it emerged today.

Little hero Jayden to the rescue

Jayden Darlington ran and told his grandpa Colin Darlington to dial 999

11 July 2013

A five-year-old boy shouted at his grandad to phone 999 when a woman plunged more than 25ft from a wall onto a mud bank.

Dog ensures ex-soldier doesn't get Blue

Ex-soldier John Newcombe's support dog Blue

08 July 2013

A talented dog who can open doors, empty the washing machine and pick up post has given a disabled former soldier a new lease of life.

300 tonnes go up in flames in huge recycling centre blaze

A fireball erupts from the fire at the Sweeep recycling centre in Milton Regis. Picture: Andy Ives

08 July 2013

Around 300 tonnes of electrical equipment has been destroyed in a massive fire at a recycling centre that has finally been extinguished today.

Teenager in WW2 bomb alert

Lloyd Baker, 19, from K & C Fencing

05 July 2013

A teenager has told how he and a colleague found a suspected unexploded Second World War bomb in a car park today.

Shock as maggots found in cat food

Michelle Cavalli bought the cat food at Pets at Home

05 July 2013

A pet owner was disgusted to open a tin of cat food and find it teeming with wriggling maggots.

Caped crusader helps female drivers

Parallel Parking Man on the lookout for bad parkers in Whitstable

04 July 2013

A superhero called Parallel Parking Man is ready to help female drivers struggling to reverse into tricky spaces.

Prime Minister opens London Array wind farm

David Cameron announces the London Array opening. Picture: Press Association

04 July 2013

David Cameron officially opened the world's largest wind farm, declaring it a 'huge privilege'.

Slingshot yobs' shocking wrecking spree

A vandal leans out of a car window to fire a pellet from a slingshot

02 July 2013

Yobs caused thousands of pounds of damage by firing slingshot pellets at houses and cars in a two-day wrecking spree.

Woman hurt in armed robbery

Police cordon outside Post Office in Valley Drive, Gravesend

02 July 2013

A female Post Office worker has been hurt during a raid by a gang armed with sledgehammers this afternoon.

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