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Biker seriously injured in hit and run on A2

Police stopped the car at 11pm on the A2. Stock picture.

Officers are appealing for information after a motorcyclist was left with severe injuries following a hit and run on a busy road.

Firefighters called to junction box fire behind houses

Fire crews were called to a junction box fire.

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a junction box on a rail line just feet from a row of houses.

Town centre project on track

View from park to new access route to Lowfield Street

A council leader has reassured residents a project to revitalise their town centre is on track despite concerns it may have stalled.

Main route set for £125m upgrade

A consultation into proposed improvements on the A2 has opened today. Picture: Highways England

Drivers are being asked for their views on a multi-million pounds upgrade to one of the county's key arterial roads.


Car fire on M25

Smoke billowing at the scene of the M25 car fire. Picture: Eddy Guard

Two people have been injured after a car fire on the M25.

Missing teenager found

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of theft.

Police have traced a 16-year-old who had not been seen for three days.


Have you seen Sonny?

Sonny had been missing since Friday

A search has begun for a teenager who has not been seen since last week.


Shoppers leave shopping centre after false alarm

Bluewater has been evacuated following a fire alarm. Picture: @HenryCollier10

Shoppers at Bluewater Shopping Centre evacuated the area as a false fire alarm went off this afternoon.


Motorist in hospital after A2 collision

Police were called to the scene. Stock picture

A man is in hospital following a crash between a vehicle and motorcycle on the A2.

Two fight for their lives after head-on smash

Police stopped the car at 11pm on the A2. Stock picture.

Two men are critically ill in hospital following a head-on smash.

Police search for missing pensioner

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A search is underway for a 77-year-old man who has not been seen since yesterday evening.

Drivers suffer Dartford Crossing chaos

There is major congestion on route to the Dartford Crossing. Picture: KCC Highways

A crash between a lorry and a van meant traffic was taking 100 minutes to get through one of Kent's busiest routes.


Woman taken to hospital after being hit by van

Police have been called to the crash.

A woman has been taken to hospital after being knocked down by a van.

Tunnel reopens after concerns raised for person

The inside of Dartford Tunnel. Stock picture: RAC Foundation

Traffic heading for the Dartford crossing was halted after concerns were raised for a person inside one of the tunnels.

Bomb squad called after neighbour row

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Dartford Gossip Facebook page.

A road was sealed off and bomb disposal experts called in after suspicious materials were found when police responded to a neighbours' dispute.

Police look for owner of pocket watch while searching suspect's house

Officers were investigating a burglary when they searched the home of a suspect in Dartford and found the pocket watch.

The watch officers found while searching a suspects house is described as having a chrome casing with a white face and black Roman numerals.

Road open after morning crash

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Traffic was blocked for a short time after a crash this morning.

Missing man found safe

Zac Lydon. Picture: Kent Police

A 20-year-old man who went missing has been found safe.

Police hunt wanted man after car chase

Police were hunting a man who stole a car and fled from Essex into Kent, before abandoning it at an estate near Oprington. Picture @kentpoliceroads

A man is still on the run after abandoning a car following a motorway pursuit.


Wanted: Ashley Singh

Ashley Singh is wanted by police

Police have appealed for information on the whereabouts of Ashley Singh, who is wanted in connection with thefts, fraud and assault


Controlled explosion closed bridge

There are long delays at the Dartford Crossing. Stock image

There were delays at the Dartford Crossing as bomb disposal experts detonated a Second World War bomb.


Kardashian boost for Bluewater

Bluewater got a huge publicity boost tonight when celebrity Kim Kardashian tweeted pictures of the shopping centre to her 58 MILLION followers.


Residents threatened by four intruders

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Police are hunting four raiders who burst into a home and threatened the people inside, before fleeing empty-handed.


Lanes reopen and traffic easing at crossing

The scene of the crash. Picture: @wmay47

Delays are easing after a crash between a van and car near the Dartford crossing.

Nightclub bans plastic straws

Revellers at Air & Breathe won't be provided with plastic straws from Monday, February 19

A popular Kent nightclub is lending its weight to the fight against plastic by banning plastic straws.


WW2 veteran makes final journey in a wheelbarrow

Funeral of 96 year old Dunkirk veteran Eric Rooke Procession from the Red Lion to St Paul's Church.

A 96-year-old veteran, who fought at Dunkirk, had his final request fulfilled by his son and wheeled out of local pub to the church.

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