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MP says illegal lorry parking must end after A2 crash

A lay-by on the A2 where three men died after a crash involving a lorry.

An MP has called for action after three men died in a lay-by crash.

'It hurt to stand up'

Trevor before joining Slimming World

A man who was so overweight it hurt his knees and ankles has won an award after shedding nine-and-a-half stone.


Ambulance takes 75 minutes to reach dying man

The delay has been criticised. Stock image: SECAmb.

Questions have been raised about emergency response times following the death of a man who collapsed in his home.


Fears loss of funding could halt GP surgery expansion

Funding for a GP surgery based at Faversham Health Centre could be at risk.

A £220,000 grant is at risk due to prolonged negotiations over a GP practice's lease.

New owners sought for village pub

Adrian Oliver at the Freewheel pub, Graveney

A popular pub brought back to life two years ago will close unless a new buyer comes forward.

House goes up in flames

Fire crews attended the blaze. Stock image. Credit: Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

Three fire engines were called to the scene of a fire in a residential street.

Lorry driver arrested after triple death crash

The collision occurred near a lay-by off the A2

A 35-year-old man from France has been arrested following a crash which killed three men on the A2.

Man hurt as car leaves road and hits tree

The scene of the crash.

Firefighters cut a man from the wreckage of his car after it crashed into a tree this morning.


Kent's newest brewers to launch first beer

Arden Beer Co is run by two friends, Barry Watts and Gareth Arnold, who started brewing beer in their kitchen

A craft beer business run by two friends launches its first brew today.


Pub counts cost as phone faults hit trade

Landlord of the Shipwrights Derek Cole

A pub plagued by phone faults has lost out on thousands of pounds worth of business.


Four charged after car break-ins and hair clipper thefts

Police have charged a man. Stock image

Police have charged four men after a number of car break-ins and the theft of hair clippers during a burglary.

Seriously injured woman, 85, left on street for four hours

SECAmb says it is working hard to improve response times

A pensioner was forced to endure a four-hour wait for an ambulance after falling and breaking her pelvis.


Village church suffers £3,000 raid

A break-in has left a parish church worried about the upkeep of its graveyard.


Drink-drive arrest after car flips

The car on its roof. Picture: Kent Police RPU

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after an estate car flipped on a motorway.

Man suffers head injuries in fall

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was called out.

A man has been taken to a specialist unit after he was hurt in a fall.

Gran’s plea for dog owner over ‘worrying’ bite wound

A close-up of the dog bite

A grandmother is calling for the owner of a dog which left her with nasty bite wounds to come forward.


Cocaine addict shoved 80-year-old in wheelchair

Joe Silver preyed on elderly people. Picture: Kent Police.

A thug who preyed on elderly people during a desperate search for cash stole £700 from a wheelchair-bound pensioner and punched a woman in the face.


Woman, 61, admits stabbing partner

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A woman is facing jail after admitting stabbing her 70-year-old partner and stealing a safe containing jewellery and cash.

Mum fleeced severely disabled man out of hundreds

Charlie Dawkins

The mother of a young child fleeced a bed-bound man who trusted her out of hundreds of pounds in offences branded "repellent" by a judge.

Almost 500 thefts from churches

Places of worship are being regularly targeted by thieves, according to latest figures from police.

Wrong-way driver 'worried about running out of fuel'

Hristov drove the wrong way down the A2

A driver caught travelling the wrong way down the A2 told police he was worried about running out of fuel and needed to access a petrol station.


Arrest after pay-and-display machine smashed

A pay and display machine was smashed.

A 31-year-old man allegedly smashed a car park machine while carrying drugs.

Wildlife concerns over UK's biggest solar farm

An 890-acre solar farm has been proposed near Graveney. Picture: Thinkstock

Proposals to build an 890-acre solar farm could impact birds and wildlife in the area.


Woman hit by van suffers serious injuries

The woman was knocked down in Crescent Road, Faversham. Picture: Google.

A woman knocked down by a Ford Transit van near a Tesco store has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition.

Well-wishers help mend Ethel's broken heart

Bulldog Ethel needs a life-saving heart operation

Thousands of pounds have been raised to help a bulldog with a serious heart defect live beyond its first birthday.


Flashing sex attacker shopped by own boss

The images clearly showed Toderov. Picture: Kent Police

A 27-year-old who sexually assaulted two women and exposed himself to three others was arrested after his boss recognised him in a CCTV appeal.

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