Home   Faversham   Archive

Faversham news

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.


Man dies in M2 crash

Stock image

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 27-year-old man died in a crash on the M2.


Tributes after schoolboy's shock death

Alex Holliday is believed to have died in his sleep

A school is in mourning after a 15-year-old pupil died suddenly in his sleep while on an organised trip.


Delays after motorway crash

Emergency services. Stock photo

A lorry and a car collided in the rush hour on a busy motorway leading to tailbacks.

Binman flown to hospital after truck topples into field

The lorry toppled into a field. Picture: @KentHighways

A road is expected to be shut for a week after a bin lorry toppled onto its side in a quiet country lane, injuring two workers.


Binman airlifted after truck topples in lorry crash

The bin lorry on its side

A binman has been airlifted to hospital after a refuse truck toppled onto its side in a quiet country lane.


Appeal to find stolen vintage car

The stolen Mercedes

A vintage Mercedes-Benz convertible has been stolen from a Kent business, sparking a police appeal for witnesses.


Bafta-nominated actor charged over pub gun drama

John McEnry is the former husband of Sterphanie Beacham.

A film and stage actor has been charged in connection with a gun incident at a Wetherspoons.

Scared staff call police as man enters pub with gun

Ambulances at the scene

Terrified staff have told how a man started waving a gun around in a town centre pub.

Man takes gun into Wetherspoons

Armed police in Faversham. Stock image.

Armed police were called to a town centre pub after a man walked in with a gun.

Four-vehicle crash causes chaos

Traffic queuing on the M2. Picture: Highways England

Firefighters were called after a vehicle burst into flames following a collision on a motorway.


Teenage burglary suspect arrested

The elderly woman reported cash and jewellery stolen. Stock image: Thinkstock

Police seized sat navs, watches and phones when they detained a man on suspicion of theft and other offences.

Motorcyclist injured in collision with police car

Stock picture.

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital and a road closed for two hours after a collision involving a police car.

Donations pour in for children of tragic fireman

Danny Haxton with his children, Olivia and Harry

Friends of a respected firefighter who died suddenly at work have launched a fundraising page to help set-up a trust fund for his two children.

Fireman dies after collapsing at work

Danny Haxton with colleagues from the fire service

Colleagues of a devoted dad-of-two tried desperately to resusciate him when he fell ill just minutes into his shift.


Multi-vehicle smash closed M2

Gridlock on A2 as motorists try to avoid going on the M2

Motorists suffered massive delays following a serious crash in which a driver was airlifted to hospital.


Biker injured in crash

Police have made five arrests

A motorcyclist was treated at the scene of a crash on the A2 this afternoon.


MP accuses Labour of 'weaponising' NHS

Faversham and Mid Kent MP Helen Whately (Con)

An MP has been targeted on social media after using Prime Minister's Questions to praise the NHS.


Man denies murdering elderly neighbour in hammer attack

Police taped off this bungalow in Crispin Close, Faversham

A man has denied murdering his neighbour, who is thought to have suffered 18 hammer blows before he died.

Screams as pupils scalded at school sports day

School sports day. Stock image.

Two primary school children suffered burns when an urn of hot water toppled over in front of horrified parents.


MP's fete opening cancelled by school after threats

Helen Whately, MP for Faversham and Mid Kent

An MP was forced to arrive at a school’s music festival almost incognito after Facebook threats to disrupt the family day out.


Teacher jailed after vigilante sting at station

James Hope appeared at Maidstone Magistrates Court.

A teacher working with vulnerable children is behind bars after paedophile hunters trapped him as he tried to meet a boy for sex.

Mum-of-nine's baby had 19 broken bones

Danny Shepherd and Katherine Cox. Picture: Andy Payton.

The trial of a mum and her boyfriend accused of causing a five-month-old baby's death has heard harrowing details of the injuries he suffered.

Fire crews called to tackle bin lorry blaze

A bin lorry caught fire on the A2 London Road this morning. Picture: Kent_999s

Two fire engines were called to a bin lorry fire on a busy main road this morning.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More