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Woman taken to hospital after her car collides with lamppost

A woman in her 40s was taken to hospital after the crash

A woman was left dazed and suffering suspected head injuries after her car collided with a lamppost and crashed into bushes on the Old Thanet Way

Radio enthusiast denies 30ft mast 'causes cancer'

Armando Martins of Churchill Avenue, Beltinge and his Ham radio equipment

Neighbours of a radio enthusiast have expressed fears his 30ft mast - erected without permission - causes cancer and interferes with pacemakers.


Appeal launched to end bears' misery

The condition for the bears is poor

A £50,000 appeal has been started to help bring bears living in squalid conditions in Bulgaria to a comfortable home in Kent.


Police hunt driver of somersaulting car

Silver MG driver fled after crash

Officers are searching for the driver of an MG which flipped four times after hitting a roundabout late on Friday night.


Teen seriously hurt in town centre disturbance

Police tape off scene in Mortimer Street

An 18-year-old man has been rushed to a London hospital after suffering head injuries in a mystery incident late last night.


Motorcyclist hurt in horror accident

Scene of crash in Herne Common

A motorcyclist was flung six feet in the air in a horror collision with a bus this afternoon.


Baby batterer dad jailed for eight years

John Davis, jailed for eight years for attacking his baby

A child beater has been jailed after leaving his 21-day-old son fighting for life with severe head injuries and broken ribs.

Shock as snake found in street

Shop owner Terry Matthews is hoping to find the snake's owner

A 5ft snake was found slithering in a town centre gutter this morning.


Missing memorial crest returned safely after mix up

The proud crest was feared stolen

A memorial park crest suspected to have been stolen by thieves has turned up on the back of a council contractors' lorry, and returned safely

Police release CCTV images of power tool theft suspects

The two men suspected of stealing power tools

Images of two men police believe may have stolen tools have been released.

Police search for missing driver

The police helicopter. Stock image

A helicopter has been searching for the missing driver of a car after a crash in Herne.

Cyclist with horrific facial injuries after bike fall

Angie Winterton from Selsey Avenue, Herne Bay, who injured her face falling off of her bike

A Tesco worker needed 30 stitches and was left eating with a spoon after plunging on to a pebble beach on her bike.


Fairytale day organisers defend queuing nightmare claims

 Five-year-old Holly-May Everitt meets Ariel

A charity event attended by 3,000 people divided opinion after angry parents lashed out at organisers.


See the funny side at cartoon festival

Some of the country's best known cartoonists are returning to Herne Bay for a second year for a festival on the seafront

Children pulled to safety in dramatic sea rescue

Girl winched to safety. Pic: Michael McLaughlin

Two youngsters were among a group winched to shore by an RAF helicopter after they called for help from a stricken boat.


Catapult vandals smash car windows

Car windscreens were smashed in Spenser Road

Police are hunting vandals who smashed the windows of at least ten cars with a catapult across the district.


Drug dealer spared prison... after being charged with wrong crime

The case was heard at Canterbury Court

A judge has told a teenager he was 'lucky' to avoid prison after being charged with the wrong offence for drug dealing.


Bingo bust-up between women in 90s sparks second police call

Connaught Bingo Club in Herne Bay

Officers have had to calm a row between pensioners aged 90 and 92 after an ongoing feud boiled over at a seafront club.


Teenage motorcyclist rushed to hospital after crash

An ambulance crew is at the scene. Stock picture.

A teenage motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a collision with a car in Canterbury Road near Herne Common

Police cordon off road after car overturns

Police were called to the scene. Stock picture

Police were called to an accident near Herne Common after a car overturned and crashed into two other vehicles in Canterbury Road

Schoolgirl helps rescue injured dog after 100 feet cliff fall

Lilli-Anne Arnold helped look after Drum until his owner arrived

A six-year-old school girl from Herne Bay helped to look after a dog which was injured after falling off the edge of a cliff in Herne Bay


Lifeboat called to rescue kayakers

RNLI Lifeboat crews and coastguards were called out to help two kayakers believed to be in danger off the pier head in Herne Bay

Hero firefighter honoured after horror earthquake rescue

Mr Whittaker is one of 18 members of the Christchurch Fire Service to be put forward for the award

A firefighter who dragged bodies from a burning building during a catastrophic earthquake is being honoured in New Zealand.

Dog rescued after cliff fall

Lifeboat crew members Richard Curtis and Dan Monk with Drum after the rescue. Picture: Whitstable RNLI

A labrador is recovering after being rescued by a lifeboat crew when he fell off coastal cliffs.


Police appeal for witnesses after street brawl

Police called to Eastchurch

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses after several people were involved in a brawl in Herne Bay High Street on Saturday, July 5.

Gull guzzles duck whole on rat-plagued pond

Seagulls are to blame for eating ducklings at Memorial Park, according to a councillor

One of the few ducks remaining on a rat-plagued pond has been eaten... by a gull.

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