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Anger at Nazi memorabilia for sale at market

Faversham market

A shopper said they felt 'physically sick' when they came across fascist items being sold in a Kent town.


Images released after sex assault and indecent exposure

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to get in touch with officers. Picture: Kent Police

Officers investigating a reported sex assault in an alleyway have revealed a man matching the same description exposed himself an hour earlier.

Dramatic photos emerge of 4x4 crash

A man was airlifted to hospital. Picture: Warren Cox

New pictures have emerged after a man was left trapped by an off-road vehicle.


Air ambulance sent to off-road track site

The air ambulance was sent to the scene. Stock image by Chris Davey

A man has been airlifted to hospital after becoming trapped under a vehicle at an off-road motoring site


Arson arrest after boatyard blaze

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze

A man in his 30s is in police custody after eight boats were destroyed by fire.

Boats and buildings destroyed in huge blaze

The fire rages at the boatyard. Picture: Dan Salter.

Eight boats, cabin buildings and a workshop have been destroyed after a huge fire ripped through a boatyard in the early hours.


Trio of dealers locked up

Stock image of cocaine being cut

Three dealers have been jailed for a total of more than 20 years after being convicted of possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply.


Appeal after three crashes on M2

The scene of the coast-bound crash. Picture: @lucylox03.

Police want witnesses and dashcam footage after a trucker was seriously injured in one of three crashes on the M2, which caused travel chaos.


Star of BBC show earned acting spurs in Kent

Tom Burke's acting career started in Faversham

The lead actor in a hit BBC drama started his successful career in Kent - and theatre bosses couldn't be prouder.

Woman sexually assaulted in alleyway

Stock photo

Police are hunting a man following a sexual assault on a woman in an alleyway.

Blast off for long-awaited £3m pub

The Gunpowder Mill is run by Marston's Brewery.

A much-anticipated pub has opened its doors for the first time after a multi-million pound investment from Marston's Brewery.


Daredevil tightrope cat saved

The cat was rescued by a team of UK Power Networks engineers.

A cat stuck on top of a 30ft pole tried to tightrope his way across a live electricity wire before being rescued in a dramatic escape.

Jolly policemen enjoy festival

Even the officers were seen to be enjoying the event! Credit: Elliott Diamond

Two policemen at the event joined in with the musicians to entertain the crowds and show off their dance moves.


Beer lovers descend on annual festival

Revellers at last year's Faversha Hop Festival

An annual celebration of the humble hop attended by thousands returns this weekend.

Man suffers head injury after lorry and car crash

A red Saab was involved in the crash. Picture Ryan Beake.

A man has been taken to hospital after a recycling lorry and car collided.

Bid to reunite child with their lost toy

The lost toy is being kept at the farm's offices. Picture: @VisitBrogdale/Twitter

Do you recognise this little fella? Bosses at popular festival are hoping to reunite him with his "little person" after he was left behind.

Two babies born at roadside within 24 hours

Brianne and David Hamilton with son Patrick and daughter Madeleine who was born in a hospital car park

Kent's maternity facilities have come under the spotlight after two pregnant women ended up giving birth in the back of cars on the way to hospital.


Magnifying glass effect may have caused fire

It's expected to be a warm day

A freak warm weather incident is believed to be responsible for a blaze which destroyed a shed.


Penniless actor 'burst into pub with water pistol'

The 73-year-old is known for his roles in Romeo and Juliet (1968) and in Merlin in 1998.

A Bafta-nominated actor is accused of terrifying pub goers - after allegedly bursting into a Wetherspoon with a water pistol.

Fire crews tackle roof blaze

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Emergency services were called to tackle a bungalow fire.

Archaeologists dig in to reveal Roman emporium

Ongoing excavation have uncovered evidence of an emporium serving the port at Faversham.

An archaeological dig has uncovered evidence of a spectacular Roman bathhouse with shops and a spa near a former Kent port.


Magistrate lunged at son for spilling drink at table

Steve Charman

A magistrate and Rotarian who beat his wife after she intervened when he lunged at their son has been given a restraining order.


Two coaches crash close to busy roundabout

Brenley Corner. Stock pic.

One lane of a dual carriageway has been closed this evening after two coaches collided.

Delays after three-car crash

A three-car crash sparked delays on a motorway, with one vehicle hitting the central reservation.

M2 death crash victim named

A 27-year-old killed in a crash on a Kent motorway has been named.


'He has touched so many people's lives'

Alex Holliday, 15, died in his sleep on a school trip

The mother of school student Alex Holliday, who died in his sleep on a school trip, has spoken out about her heartbreak.

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