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Five taken to hospital after flats blaze

Firefighters in action. Stock image: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Five people were taken to hospital and one person trapped in their home after fire crews were called to a blaze in a four-storey block.


Snake crosses path of dog walker

The snake was spotted by a dog walker

A woman had to take a second look after spotting a red snake slithering across the footpath in front of her.

£4,500 missing from post office safe

Rough Common Post Office

A post office customer alerted police after spotting unusual cash withdrawals, sparking a probe which discovered thousands missing from a safe.

WATCH: Popular play centre suffers break-in

CCTV shows four people broke in

CCTV footage shows the moment burglars stole a till after breaking into a children's soft play centre.

Man arrested after 'hammer robbery' at bookies

Coral Bookmakers in Herne Bay after a previous raid

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man following a robbery at a bookies where staff were threatened with a hammer and cash was stolen.

Engineers at scene of burst water main

stock photo

A burst water main is causing delays for drivers on a busy road.


Garage cordoned off after raid

The Esso garage in Kings Road, Herne Bay, has been cordoned off

Police have taped off a petrol station this morning following an overnight raid.


Hammer raid on town bookies

Coral Bookmakers in Herne Bay after a previous raid

Two men threatened staff at a bookmakers with a hammer before fleeing with cash.


Thousands of GP patients affected by merger

Patients registered with Coach House Surgery are affected by the change

Officials have confirmed 5,000 patients are being transferred to another GP surgery as part of a controversial merger.


Teenager dies after car hit tree

Jack Mosley has died six weeks after the crash

Friends of a 19-year-old have held a vigil in his memory following his death.


Jealous bricklayer threw knife at 'love rival'

Oliver Hamilton-Harris has been jailed for two years

A man who believed his ex-lover had started a relationship broke into a house while armed with a knife to confront the man.


Sisters make heartbreaking decision amid cancer risk

Sisters Danielle Gawler and Natalie Savage

Two women, aged 21 and 23, are planning to have their breasts and ovaries removed in the hope of avoiding the same cancer that killed their gran.


Appeal after girl hit by car

Police and paramedics at the scene

Police want to speak to anyone who saw a girl being knocked down by a car, leaving her with serious head and arm injuries.

Dad in court over daughter's caravan park 'murder'

Olivia Kray

A father has appeared in court charged with murdering his daughter, who was strangled at a caravan park, and trying to kill his ex-partner.

Girl hit by car suffers serious head injuries

Police and paramedics at the scene

A 14-year-old girl struck by a car has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries.

Boy knocked down on school run

The ambulance service attended the scene

A boy has been taken to hospital after he was struck by a car this morning.


Boy, 4, and mum rescued from mud

Fire crews help the woman off the beach

A four-year-old boy and his mum had to be rescued after getting stuck in soft mud off the Kent coast.

Missing man found safe

Michael Browne

A pensioner who went missing without his medication has been found safe and well.

Man fights for life after recovery truck crash

Ambulance crews were called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb.

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after two cars crashed into a broken down recovery truck on a busy dual carriageway.


Stranded pair rescued after boat breaks down

The boat was rescued off Herne Bay

Two people had to be rescued by lifeboat crews after the propeller on their boat failed.


Pensioner treated by paramedics after house blaze

Firefighters were called to a stove fire. Stock picture.

Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze as woman is treated for smoke inhalation.

Three-car crash sparks delays

Firefighters at the scene of the crash

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to a three-car collision.


'It’s the kind of thing you see in the third world'

Cracks on the surface of The Downs pathway between Beltinge and Herne Bay

A council has defended temporary road repairs to a seafront promenade which have been described as ugly and unprofessional.


Lidl announces store plans

Lidl logo

German food chain Lidl has revealed plans for a new shop which would create 40 jobs.


'Remember him with a smile on your face'

Jack Whichello

Hundreds of bikers are expected to join the funeral of a 20-year-old man who died when his bike hit a tree on a notorious road.

Couple who lost baby raise £10,000

Adrian and Gillian Child with children Jensen, Milo and Hallie

The tragic loss of a child has inspired a mum and dad to raise money to ensure better hospital facilities for grieving parents.

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