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Guns, ammunition and vehicles seized

Bestun Kader was arrested in November

A man is due in court after 11 high value motorbikes were recovered from an address in a Kent village.

Anger as road improvement scheme begins

Councillors and contractors gathered to mark the start of a multi-million pound scheme to ease congestion at St Clements Way, Greenhithe

Highways chiefs say a new road layout will ease congestion but residents fear problems could be exacerbated and say trees should not have been felled.

Driver fled scene of overturned car

Car overturned on A2 slip road. Credit: @kentpoliceroads

Police were called to an incident last night to find an overturned car.


£48m in unpaid tolls and fines written off

Millions of pounds were written off for unclaimed fines and charges. Stock image

A staggering £48m in fines and charges for the Dartford Crossing have been written off in just one year.


Foster children's safety 'put at risk'

A young victim of sexual exploitation. Stock image

Youngsters at a foster agency were placed in inappropriate and unsafe placements, putting them at risk of sexual exploitation, say inspectors.


Quarrying plan for marshland sites

The sites are the equivalent size of 70 rugby pitches. Picture: Getty Images

Vast swathes of marshland in Dartford, yards away from residential areas and a newly build estate, could be quarried.

Drivers warned of bridge and tunnel closures

There are long delays at the Dartford Crossing. Stock image

Delays are expected as Highways England carries out maintenance work at the Dartford Crossing.

Cocaine dealer must pay back £12k

Lee Nevard. Picture: Kent Police

A cocaine dealer serving nine years has been ordered to pay back £12,681 of criminal earning following a financial investigation.


Wheelchair service slammed over constant issues

Clare Wadey at home with her wheelchair

A woman who has only been able to use her wheelchair four times in six month has hit out at the firm responsible for providing it.


Hatton Garden ringleaders told to repay £27.5 million

The damage after the raiders hit the Hatton Garden vault

Four men involved in one Britain's biggest jewel heists have been warned they face another seven years in jail unless they repay stolen money.


Delays after tunnel crash

Traffic at the Dartford tunnel. Stock picture

All lanes have been opened but rush hour traffic is queueing after a crash near the Dartford tunnel.

Have your say on plans to build homes and a school

The plans include an eight-form entry school

Plans to build 120 homes, a school and sports ground in a Kent village will be discussed publicly tomorrow.


Masked attacker stabbed rival outside schools

Osomo was jailed for nine-and-a-half years

Schools went into lockdown as a law abiding citizen "snapped" and repeatedly stabbed a rival as parents picking up their children looked on in horror.


Warrant issued after spate of offences

Police have made an arrest

An arrest warrant has been issued after a man suspected of committing nine offences in two days failed to appear at court.

Parking saga continues at estate near hospital

Many people park legally but the streets are still busy.

The council have asked residents to express their views on parking on Fleet Estate.


Van ends up on side after crash

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

A Ford transit van ended up on its side after being in collision with a car during the early hours of this morning.

Man found dead in house

The man was found dead in West Hill, Dartford, picture Google maps.

A man in his 40s was found dead at a property earlier today.


Teen charged with fraud in alleged phone scam

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A teenager has been charged with fraud after a pensioner was told to hand over money from his bank account after a phone call.

Fifth man charged over £10.2m cannabis shipment

A fifth man has been charged over the discovery of a multi-million pound cannabis shipment near the Dartford Crossing.

A fifth man has been charged after police discovered drugs worth around £10.2 million hidden beneath packets of rabbit hay in a lorry.

Delays clear at tunnel after crash

Delays have built up at the Dartford tunnel after a crash. Picture: Highways England

All lanes at the Dartford tunnel are now open after an accident involving a lorry and car.

Is Harold actually Harriet?

Harold the griffon vulture - thought to be a male bird for the last 20 years - has laid an egg. Picture: Eagle Heights.

"Breaking news" was announced by staff at a bird of prey sanctuary after a vulture, believed to be male for 20 years, laid an egg.


Swab left inside patient among hospital blunders

Four incidents were recorded last year. Picture: Think Stock.

A Kent hospital has launched an external review after a swab was left inside a patient and another was given the wrong knee in surgery blunders.


Major shortage of engineers

Students are being encouraged to become engineers as fears grow about the industry's ageing workforce and lack of diversity.


Help Kev rebuild his home

The damage caused to Kev Mayne's house

A campaign to help a widower rebuild his lifelong home after it was destroyed in a storm last week is gathering pace.


Burglar posing as police officer searched OAP's home

Do you recognise this man?

A burglar pretended to be a police officer so he could search an elderly woman's home.


Family of jewellers must pay back £945k

Brian Maltman. Picture: Kent Police

A family of jewellers face longer in prison if they don't pay back a hefty sum after their criminal empire crumbled.

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