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Scam warning after 'deaf' people knock on doors

People are being warned against a potential scam which sees people, who say they are deaf, asking residents to buy pictures. Picture: Heather Syers

People in Kent are being warned of a potential scam which involves 'deaf' people door-stepping residents to ask them to buy pictures.


Kebab shop supplier found with six tonnes of 'unfit' meat

Pallets of raw meat were found stacked up by health inspectors

A meat supplier to the kebab industry was caught with a freezer stocked with tonnes of poultry not fit for human consumption.


Man seen with knife near school

An image circulating on Snapchat, said to be of the man

Police have been called out near a school after a man was seen with a knife.

Crash blocked part of M25

There are delays. Stock image.

Motorists have suffered major delays following a collision between a car and a bike.

Great start at school for determined Ciara

Ciara Hazel Paczensky has Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a genetic disorder which causes the skin to tear, rip and blister at the slightest touch

An 11-year-old girl with a rare genetic disorder has defied her condition to make a successful start to life at secondary school.


M25 reopens after serious crash

Traffic is queueing. Picture: Highways England.

Part of the M25 was closed for several hours after a serious crash, leading to long queues.


Town centres keen to keep Primark after Bluewater bombshell

Bluewater shopping centre. Picture: Nick Thornton

Town centre shoppers have been told not to be fearful for their local Primark store - despite the company's plans to open at Bluewater.


Primark to open store at Bluewater

Kent has several Primark stores

The discount fashion chain has confirmed it is coming to Kent's biggest shopping centre.


Doctor referred to tribunal after young mum's death

Sian on holiday

A doctor who failed to diagnose the condition of a woman who died hours after being discharged has been referred to a tribunal.


Primark store mooted for Bluewater

Kent has several Primark stores

The discount fashion chain's long-rumoured arrival at Kent's biggest shopping centre could finally come to fruition.


Lanes reopen after pile-up at crossing

Delays are building after a multi-vehicle crash at the tunnel. Picture: Highways England

Several vehicles have been involved in a crash which caused delays at the Dartford Crossing.


Role model Gemili races to his school

Adam Gemili lines up with Year 11 pupils for a race

Seven years after leaving he still clearly harbours a great deal of affection for his old school, with fond memories of old teachers and friends.

Frightening ordeal for burglary victim

Police stock image

Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of an aggravated burglary at the home of a man in his 60s.


Photos of late husband lost during theft

Pauline Sands’ handbag was snatched from this trolley while she was shopping in Iceland

A widow has made an emotional appeal for the return of a mobile phone that was in her handbag when it was snatched while she was shopping.


Motorcyclist stopped after speeding at 150mph

The motorcyclist was pulled over by the police's roads unit. Picture: @kentpoliceroads.

A motorcyclist has been stopped after hurtling through a Kent village at speeds of up to 150mph - three times the speed limit.


Dramatic pictures as pile-up causes chaos on M25

A fire broke out after the two lorries collided. Picture: Nicola Smith @nicb16183

Ten miles of queues built up after a five-vehicle crash led to a car and a lorry bursting into flames.


Man who fell from railway bridge named

The air ambulance was called after Jonathan Stringer was seen in a precarious position on the bridge. Picture: Del Cook

A 52-year-old who died shortly after being spoken to by two train drivers was living with a potentially fatal condition, an inquest has heard.

Queues clear after crash on A-road

The motorbike involved in the crash. Picture: Kent Police Roads.

There were long queues after traffic was diverted off a busy A-road.

Motorway delays clear after pile-up

There are delays in the area. Stock picture.

The were long delays on a Kent motorway following a crash involving two cars and two lorries.

Inquest to probe fatal crash

The scene of the fatal crash

A councillor has praised the work of emergency services after coming across a crash on a main road that killed a man and left five others injured.

MP defends public sector pay cap

Dartford MP Gareth Johnson

Public sector pay cannot go up if it means taxes do too, according to a Kent MP.


Police crack down on forced marriage and mutilation

Police. Stock pic

Police have joined a major operation targeting faith-related crimes, human trafficking and female genital mutilation.


Traffic clears on M25 carriageway after crash

Police were called to the site. Picture: Stock image

All traffic now running clearly on the M25 clockwise after a crash.

Woman kidnapped and assaulted by ex

Kieron Butler. Picture: Kent Police

A motorist was subjected to a "traumatic and terrifying" 45-minute ordeal at the hands of her former boyfriend.


Kent man arrested in murder probe

Danny Pearce

A man has been arrested in Kent on suspicion of murder after a man was allegedly stabbed to death by a pair of moped-riding robbers.

'I didn't get a penny' claims jewellery theft mastermind

Hatton Garden 'mastermind' Brian Reader. Picture: Met Police

The pensioner who masterminded Britain's biggest burglary was back in court to claim he made no money from it and shouldn't be punished further.

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