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Blackspot motorway junction improvements delayed

The M2 near Brenley Corner. Stock picture.

A council has admitted work to improve a junction named one of the UK's worst accident blackspots may not be completed for another eight years.


Solar farm plan details branded 'grotesque'

Graveney Marsh

Villagers say they've been told solar panels at the site of what could become Britain's biggest solar farm could be as high as their houses.


Missing diver's wife: 'Our hearts are breaking'

Ben Moss

The wife of a missing diver has issued a desperate plea for help, as police confirm they are investigating the circumstances of his disappearance.


Green light for hundreds of homes

Plans for 250 homes have been approved despite fears of major disruption on local roads

A council has backed plans for a controversial housing development despite fears about the impact on congested roads.


Lorry and car smash sparks motorway delays

M2 crash

A crash between a lorry and a car on a motorway today is causing delays.


Appeal fears after gypsy site expansion rejected

The Brotherhood Wood travellers site at Dunkirk

Controversial plans to expand a traveller site - making it one of the largest in England - have been rejected, sparking fears of a costly appeal.


Air ambulance called as cyclist seriously injured in crash

An air ambulance was called to the scene.

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash involving a bicycle and car.

Cyclist taken to hospital after crash with car

The male cyclist was taken to hospital by ambulance. Stock image: SECAmb

A male cyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash with a car.

Rising fruit and veg prices

Do you get your five a day?

A Kent MP says the cost of our shopping bills items could go up significantly if action is not taken ahead of Brexit.


Firefighters deal with chimney fire

Firefighters responded to the call. Stock image

Crews were called out to put out a fire in a chimney earlier today.


Homeless musician helped by shopkeepers

A homeless busker plays 'Angels'.

A rough sleeper was given refuge from the snow on Tuesday.

A2 crash causes delays

Motorists have been warned of delays. Stock picture.

A two-vehicle crash has blocked part of the A2.

Man charged with carrying air rifle

The man was allegedly carrying an air rifle. Stock image

A man has been charged after armed police and the force's helicopter were called to search for a suspected gunman.

Two arrested after shop break-in

Police are at the scene

Suspects have been arrested in connection with a burglary at a newsagents.

Armed police in search for 'man with gun'

Police were called to the scene. Stock image.

Police helicopter scrambled as armed officers search for man feared to be carrying a firearm in a town.


Height vehicle used for blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Fire crews were called out after a chimney caught light.

Indian restaurant raided by border forces

The Prince of India, Faversham.

A restaurant owner faces fines of up to £60,000 after a raid by immigration officers.

‘Garden’ towns on the agenda to ease crisis

Councils could lose powers to decide how many homes are built.

A radical shift in housing policy – creating entirely new ‘garden’ towns and villages of thousands of homes – is being considered for Swale.


M2 reopens after crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A2 at Bapchild. Stock pic

A driver had to be freed from his van after a crash last night.


GPs' fury over 'hazardous' parking

Car park at Faversham's Newton Place Surgery.

Chaos is being caused by members of the public who 'thoughtlessly' use a GP surgery's car park.


Raider targets newsagents

CCTV image of the break-in at Carter's Newsagents, Faversham.

A hoodie-wearing raider stole cash and cigarettes during a break-in at a newsagent's.

Elderly people's charity faces funding fears

Sue Cliffe, chief officer at Age UK Faversham and Sittingbourne

Changes to KCC funding could cost Age UK £400,000 a year.


Mum 'disgusted' after being left without working boiler

Louise Phythian, who has been without out heating or hot water for three weeks.

A mum-of-two had no heating or hot water for three weeks.


Sunlight suspected cause of bungalow blaze

Refracted sunlight is thought to have started the fire. Stock pic.

Crews believe sunlight refracting onto bedding started a fire in a bungalow.


Mum's war on plastic waste

Supporters of the Say No To Plastic campaign

Businesses and residents in a Kent town are being urged to back a campaign to give up single-use plastic for a week.


Rush-hour taxi crash on A2 sparks delays

A Renault Clio collided with a taxi

Traffic has been forced to slow to avoid the scene of a collision on a busy road this morning.

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