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Person cut free after hard shoulder crash

Emergency crews at the scene of a crash on the M2. Pic: @kentpoliceroads

Police had to close one lane on a stretch of motorway after two cars crashed on the hard shoulder.


Three-vehicle crash on M2

Motorists are being warned of delays

Traffic is returning to normal following a rush-hour accident that partially blocked a motorway.

Boy, 14, arrested after burglary

The teen was arrested on suspicion of burglary. Stock image.

A teenage boy has been bailed on suspicion of burglary after a house was allegedly raided.

Driver trapped after car rolls on to its side

Fire crews were called

Fire crews were called after a car tipped on to its side, trapping the driver.


Police baffled after driver flees crash scene

The driver fled the scene at Dunkirk

A helicopter and police dog were drafted in after officers could not find a driver following a crash on a dual carriageway.


Message in bottle found after 30 years

The message was released 30 years ago off Admiralty Pier in Dover

A carer is to be reunited with a message he wrote as a child after it was discovered almost 400 miles away in Holland.


Churches targeted as thieves take lead

Davington Church was one of two to be targeted.

Two Kent churches have been targeted in daylight raids - with thieves fleeing with lead and tiles.


Road closed as river bursts its banks

The Environment Agency has implemented flood defences in the surrounding areas.

Flood defences have been deployed after a tidal surge caused flooding to neighbouring streets.


OAP stabbed bed-bound resident in face 50 times

The alleged attempted murder was at the Kingsfield Care Home

An elderly dementia sufferer is facing sentence after stabbing a bed-bound care home resident in the face almost 50 times with a blunt table knife.


Lengthy delays after trailer crash

The car and overturned trailer. Picture: Highways England

Part of a motorway has been closed after a trailer and car overturned.


Town centre becomes Bollywood movie set

Soldiers have been marching through the streets

Bollywood stars have transformed a Kent town into a movie set after arriving for filming.

Man charged after sex attack

A 27-year-old has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and four counts of indecent exposure.

A 27-year-old man has been charged following reports of sexual assaults.

Actor to stand trial over pub gun scare

John McEnery. Picture: John Westhrop

A BAFTA-nominated actor will stand trial after allegedly brandishing a water pistol at a Wetherspoon's pub.

Delays clear after A2 pile-up

 Stock image

A busy stretch of the A2 was partially shut while emergency services dealt with a crash involving several vehicles.


Driver air-lifted to hospital after crash

The air ambulance landed in a nearby field. Picture: @cedricelf on Twitter

Police, firefighters, paramedics and the air ambulance were called to a collision on a country road.

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.

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