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Firefighters rush to stop gas leak

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture.

Main cracked 20 metres from bonfire

New lorry spaces will be here.....

Viewing new open land for lorry parking. From left, Paul Wells, of Channel Ports Ltd, Luke Davenport of Henry Boot Developments and David Monk, leader of Shepway District Council.

Councillors have identified a strip of land which could be used for 1,300 lorry parking spaces to help relieve Operation Stack.


Fuel spill in motorway lorry crash

M20 library picture.

Collision with car between Ashford and Hythe turnoffs.

Pods hoping to prove hit for Port Lympne

A Pinewood camping pod

Camping pods just yards away from the safari park at Port Lympne launch this week and the KM Group has teamed up to offer readers a great prize.

Pervert claims he was trying to trap paedophiles

Brown claimed he intended to use the pictures to trap paedophiles

A convicted rapist – found with vile images of children on his computer – claimed he was secretly tracking perverts.

Name this baby monkey

The new baby drill monkey at Port Lympne.

Competition to christen new arrival at Port Lympne Reserve.

Fire crews called to blazing Fiesta

Fire crews were sent to the scene. Stock image

Firefighters were called to a burnt out Ford Fiesta last night following a believed electrical fault.

New wild dogs spotted at Port Lympne

The new African wild dog pups at Port Lympne. Picture: David Rolfe.

Triple joy as three litters of endangered species born.

Man charged after son, 7, dies in crash

Tragic Alin Mosa, pictured right, with his younger brother Ara. Rossparry.co.uk/SWNS.com

A man has been charged with causing his seven-year-old son's death by dangerous driving after a tragic crash in August last year.

Relief for protest group as housing plans thrown out

Protesters begin to surround the Triangle which is earmarked for development. Picture: Paul Amos

Campaigners against a proposed housing development on historic land are celebrating after the plans were rejected by council planning officers.


Sexual predator jailed for terrifying knifepoint attack

Christopher Hatcher has been jailed

A vile sexual predator who subjected his victim to a terrifying knifepoint attack has been jailed after police used DNA technology to snare him.

Father jailed for 'revenge' attack on cousin

Darren Stewart was jailed for a 'revenge' attack on his cousin

A man who attacked his cousin with a metal pole, believing he had beaten up his son, has been sent to jail.


Protesters fight Triangle plan

Protesters begin to surround the Triangle which is earmarked for development. Picture: Paul Amos

Campaigners against a development on Grade II listed land joined arms in protest against a planning application


Burglar jailed after leaving a tissue

Paul Jones, of Lyminge, has been jailed for burglary at an elderly man's house in Hythe

A burglar who targeted the home of an elderly man and stole his late wife's jewellery was caught after he left a tissue behind.


Have you seen chihuahua Chilli?

Chilli the chihuahua

A dog owner has issued a heartfelt plea for help finding her little chihuahua which went missing at the weekend.

Cars crash on busy road

Police and ambulance crews are at the scene. Picture: Nick Mooney

Police and paramedics are dealing with a crash on a busy road this morning.

Bomb squad called as high street evacuated

Bomb disposal teams called to the High Street after a suspicious package was reported at the post office. Picture: @bananasdaisys

Officers have evacuated a high street after reports a suspicious package has been discovered.


Trio hunted after man suffers stab wounds

Police would like to speak to this woman and two men following the attack

Police are looking for two men and a woman after a 34-year-old man suffered serious head injuries in a knife attack.


Police hunt vandal who gouged two foot scratch into car

A blue Honda Jazz. Stock picture

Witnesses are urged to contact police after £250 worth of damage was caused to a Honda Jazz.

Sudden death of ex-Mayor

Former Mayor of Hythe, Cllr Keren Belcourt, who has died suddenly at her home.

A former Mayor of Hythe, Cllr Keren Belcourt, died suddenly at the weekend.

Friends mourn death of folk singer killed in crash

Kerry with folk musicians in Deal

Friends and bandmates have paid tribute to a well-known folk singer who was killed in a crash with a lorry.

The Only Way is Kent for TOWIE cast

Chloe Sims and James Bennewith aka Diags Picture: @chloe_simsstarship on Instagram

Where in Kent did the cast of TOWIE stop off to film the reality TV show's Christmas special this week?


Body found near church

Virgin Mother of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church in Lower Blackhouse Hill, Hythe. Picture: Google

Police have launched an investigation after a body was found in a churchyard today.

Driver held after fatal crash

Police at the scene of the Sellindge crash. Picture: @Kent_999s

A lorry driver is in custody after a man was killed in a crash early this morning.

Man due in court after town centre crime spree

A man will appear before magistrates today charged with two counts of assault and attempted robbery.

Antiques shops targeted in weekend raids

The man's face is seen through the shop's glass door

Police have launched an investigation as antiques shops in the same Kent town are targeted - including one of a TV expert.

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