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Burglars smash window with rock before stealing bikes

Evernden Cycles in Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood was raided by burglars on Sunday

22 December 2017

Police appealing for information after thieves smashed a shop window with a large rock and stole bicycles which had been on display.

Boy's heartbreaking letter to Santa over stolen puppy

Richard Latter, Amanda Hopkins, and their son, Ed

21 December 2017

A two-year-old boy heartbroken at the theft of his beloved puppy has penned a letter to Father Christmas asking for his help.


A day for dancing: Boxing Day Morris dancing across Kent

Hartley Morris will be out on Boxing Day

21 December 2017

After all the excitement of Christmas Day, drink in some tradition this Boxing Day by watching local Morris sides dancing at pubs across Kent.

Family given the gift of real snow ahead of Christmas

TK Maxx delivered the snow

20 December 2017

A family was given an early Christmas gift as a world-renowned retailer dropped off a lorry load of real snow at their home.

Family business hit by smash and grab

Thieves used a large concrete block to smash their way through the plate glass window. Picture: Lizzy Evernden

19 December 2017

A family run bicycle shop has been left to foot a £12,000 bill after thieves smashed their way through a plate glass window.

Rock throwing delivery driver jailed

Glynn Williams. Picture: IKM Pix.

19 December 2017

A delivery driver who caused terror and injury by throwing rocks at motorists "for fun" has been jailed for 10 years.


Buzzard found hanging from fishing line

The buzzard was found hanging by its wing.

19 December 2017

The RSPCA is reminding people about the hazards of fishing litter after a buzzard was found hanging by her wing from a line and hook.


Serial burglar jailed after DNA discovered by police

Peter Harlow was jailed on Monday.

19 December 2017

A prolific burglar has been jailed after police found his DNA on a discarded cigarette butt and pebble he used to smash a window.

Dreaming of a white Christmas?

Gritters were are out in force on December 10 and 11. Picture: Highways England.

19 December 2017

Meteorologists have revealed the likelihood of snow falling in Kent on Christmas Day.


Drivers warned to expect fog

Drivers are warned to take extra care in the fog

18 December 2017

Fog is expected to descend on parts of the county, sparking a weather warning from forecasters.


Woman hit by car in busy street

Emergency services were called to the scene.

18 December 2017

A woman was treated by paramedics after being hit by a car on a busy street.

Driver killed in crash had been drinking

The scene of the fatal crash

18 December 2017

A man who died in a head on crash was more than three times over the drink drive limit and was not wearing a seatbelt, an investigation found.

Top Kent chef's tasty tips for the perfect Christmas dinner

Chris and James Tanner of the Kentish Hare in Bidborough

18 December 2017

Need a hand in the kitchen this Christmas? One of the county's top chefs gives his top tips for the sweet smell of success on Christmas Day.


Drunken woman rescued from river

The woman fell into the River Medway. Stock pic

17 December 2017

Rescue crews say a woman who fell in the river during a night out is 'extremely lucky' to be alive.


Masked men burst into office and attack worker

Do you recognise this man?

15 December 2017

A man was left with bruises and swelling after two masked robbers burst into his office, repeatedly punched him and hit him with a glass bottle.


Appeal after dog snatched from garden

Morse was dognapped on Pattenden Lane, Marden.

15 December 2017

A worried owner is asking for help to find his beloved puppy after it was snatched from his front garden and driven away in a truck.


Suspended sentence over bridge collapse a 'waste of breath'

Alan Austen appeared in court over the collapse of a pedestrian footbridge onto the M20. Picture: Andy Jones

15 December 2017

A grandad seriously injured by a trucker who caused a motorway footbridge to crash down onto oncoming traffic has dismissed his "lenient" sentence.


Old buildings to be replaced at High Weald Academy

Building work is expected to start in January

14 December 2017

A new block will be built to replace facilities that are "no longer fit for purpose," according to school

Shane to bring a second helping of Love Always to county

Former Westlife singer Shane Filan

14 December 2017

Former Westlife singer Shane Filan has announced the second leg of his popular Love Always tour will include a date in Kent.

Investment marks 'new chapter' for winemaker

Chapel Down is stocked in Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Sainsbury, Tesco and Majestic

13 December 2017

Wine and beer maker Chapel Down is putting itself in position to make takeovers after raising £18.5 million from new investors.

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