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The return of Faversham 365

Tony Gostling, Nathalie Banaigs and Bob Lamoon.

The photography project where thousands of pictures are taken across the town over the year will launch again exactly a decade since the original.

Vandal brags on Facebook as he walks free from court

Ryan Hilden.

A man who crashed his brother’s car into the side of a pub bragged on Facebook “I’m a free man” just minutes after stepping out of court.


Council worker busted by paedophile hunters

James Hope appeared at Maidstone Magistrates Court.

A former primary school teacher who helped vulnerable children in care has admitted arranging to have sex with a 15-year-old boy.

School head accused of 'making' 160,000 child sex images

Primary school head teacher Richard Williams leaving Maidstone Magistrates' Court

A head teacher has appeared in court facing charges relating to indecent pictures and videos of children.

Vandalism branded 'political intimidation'

Some of the stake boards vandalised in Faversham

Dozens of Liberal Democrat election stake boards around a Kent town have been damaged in what the party says is an "orchestrated attack".


Roof blaze drama

Firefighters at the scene

Firefighters tacked a blaze on a thatched roof that caused extensive damage.

Fire crews tackle woodland blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Firefighters had to spend two hours dealing with a blaze covering 150 square metres.

Biker hurt in crash with car

The scene at the A2 Canterbury Road, Faversham. Picture: @Garethcook7 via Kent 999s.

A motorcyclist needed hospital treatment following a collision with a car.


Woodland fire near Faversham

Fire crews attended the scene - stock image

Firefighters tackled a woodland blaze outside Faversham earlier today.

Thug who boasted 'free pizza for me' jailed after robbery

Reece Thomas boasted: "Free pizza for me tonight."

Tearaway Reece Thomas stole a pizza delivery driver's cap and wore it during a sick social media taunt.


One week to go before Creek referendum

Faversham Creek.

There is exactly a week to go before a crucial vote which will decide the future of Faversham Creek.

Exciting times ahead for community garden

A brand new cabin has been built at the Abbey Physic Garden thanks to lottery funding.

A garden which helps people with mental health problems and disabilities is offering a number of new initiatives thanks to a lottery grant.

Lorry stuck for two hours causing gridlock

The lorry is stuck as Court Street meets Quay Lane - a key route through the town.

A HGV which has broken down in a busy town centre road has been stuck there for more than two hours, causing long delays for motorists.

Police arrest man and woman for 'distraction' burglary

The teen was arrested yesterday.

A man and woman have been arrested in connection with a burglary. The man is also charged with dangerous driving.

20's Plenty faces long wait for decision

Amanda Russell set up 20s Plenty in Faversham.

The founder of a campaign for 20mph limits in the town centre say it is "frustrating" how long it is taking for the scheme to be implemented.


Arson blaze has 'devastated our business'

The aftermath of the huge fire in Preston Street.

The owner of a shop damaged by a huge town centre fire says he is confused and angry after discovering it could have been deliberately started.

Thug boasted on Facebook about robbing pizza delivery man

Reece Thomas has been jailed.

A man punched and kicked a Domino's delivery driver in the face as he lay on the ground, before boasting on social media about the vile attack.


Huge town centre blaze could have been arson

New pictures show the extent of the damage in the roof of one of the buildings affected. Picture: Oliver Sebastien.

Police say a fire in the historic heart of a town centre is currently being treated as suspicious.


Couple fear lorry will crash into their house

Police were called out after one lorry got stuck.

A couple who spent thousands on their dream home have moved out of the bedroom fearing a lorry will crash into the side of it.

Questions remain over young woman's sudden death

Beata Tichonovic, 24, died three days after Christmas

The heartbroken family of a young woman found dead after overdosing on alcohol and medication will never know if she intended to take her own life.

Nic to wing-walk in memory of sister who died aged 36

Woman to wing walk in memory of her sister 10 years on.

A woman will walk on a plane's wings close to the 10th anniversary of her sister's unexpected death.

Hospital 'under threat' if plans for neighbouring town go ahead

Faversham Cottage Hospital

A campaigner has voiced concerns that the Cottage Hospital could be at risk if plans for a new health centre in a neighbouring town are approved.

End of an era as shop closes after 38 years

Davies and Eason has closed. Picture: www.faversham.org

“Aggressive marketing” from multinationals and supermarkets has forced the closure of one of the town's longest running businesses after 38 years.

Medals and passports stolen during burglary

Stock photo

A number of military medals, jewellery and passports were swiped when a house was raided by thieves.

Fire crews called to girl with finger stuck in table

Rihanna got her finger stuck in a metal table and firefighters had to be called out.

Firefighters had to cut part of a garden table from a seven-year-old's finger after it became wedged in a metal hole.


Man dies after being hit by car transporter

The scene of the crash

Police have confirmed a pedestrian has died after being hit by a car transporter as he stood near his car at the side of the road.

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