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Arrest made in relation to sex assault on Hythe footpath

Forensic officers at the footpath in Green Lane, Hythe, where a woman was sexually assaulted. Picture: Kent999s

Police are investigating the second sexual assault on a footpath in Hythe in two weeks.


Festival's first weekend off to a flyer

Thousands visited the town this weekend. Pictures: Gary Browne

Thousands visit Hythe as the town's annual festival got underway this weekend as businesses go head to head for best dressed window display crown

Return of the Hythe Festival

The 2012 Hythe Festival with the then Miss Hythe Sophie Moon.

Even the First World War and fracking are featured in this summer's Hythe Festival.

Sex attacker strikes on footpath

Stock image.

A woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted as she walked along a path near a canal this morning.

Greedy worker caught on camera stealing silver haul

Hythe thief Rupert Ford has been jailed for 32 months

A thief who stole £72,000 of silver ingots from his bosses was caught on camera planning a fake break-in to take even more.


Phone box branches out... as flower pot!

What's at the root of this? A plant growing inside a West Hythe phone box

Villagers have been unable to twig the cause of a blooming nuisance - as a large plant takes over the interior of a phone box.

Ex-teacher jailed over child sex shame

Pervert Martin Locke has been given a 14-year extended sentence

A former deputy head teacher and foster carer has been locked up after trying to arrange groping sessions with young girls.

Man and dog rescued after falling down riverbank

Royal military canal

Fire crews used a rope to free an 85-year-old man and his dog after they fell into the Royal Military Canal.


Ex-teacher facing jail over child sex shame

Hackers are thought to have stolen more than £8,000 from an elderly Kent couple

A former deputy head teacher and foster carer is facing a long prison sentence after trying to arrange groping sessions with young girls.

Two people in hospital after crash in Lydd

Police at an accident

Two people are being treated in hospital after being involved in a crash involving a van and a car.

Crowbar-wielding thug robs pub

The Campbell arms pub in Gravesend

A thief thought to be carrying a crowbar stole cash and jewellery in an early-morning raid on a pub.


Man found dead month after 'horror crash'

Man who was discovered washed up on a beach in Hythe is named as Andrew Barnes.


Millions spent protecting Kent homes

Kent is set for strong winds as Storm Imogen arrives in the UK.

The Environment Agency has made repairs to over 350 flood defences, restoring protection to thousands of homes.

More tests after mystery death of man washed up on beach

Police at the spot where a body washed up on the beach at Hythe. Picture: Gary Browne

Further tests are to be carried out after a post-mortem examination on the body of a man washed up on a beach proved inconclusive.

Happy birthday Ambam

Ambam became known around the world over for his walking exploits

Ambam the gorilla from a Kent wildlife park known for his walking exploits after a video went viral on the internet celebrates his 24th birthday.


Post mortem due as police investigate beach death

Officers at the scene yesterday

Police investigating an 'unexplained' body say the man in his 40s was pulled from the water just feet from land.

Lifeboat called to rescue stricken yacht

The Dungeness lifeboat was called to rescue a yacht with gearbox failure.

M20 closed after horsebox breaks down

Congestion on the M20 today when a horsebox broke down between junctions 10 and 11. Picture: Kent 999s.

The M20 was closed between junctions 10 and 11 today when a horsebox broke down.

Woman cleared of assault after biting off rival’s fingertip

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A woman who said she was acting in self-defence when she bit off part of a clubber's finger has been cleared of assault.


Warning after pupils stalked by cyber-prowler

The prowler is said to be posing as this woman on Facebook

A school has warned pupils after a prowler posed as a woman on Facebook.

Lightning strike chaos in Shepway

Electric storms savaged Shepway last night. Picture: Freddie Lee Thompson Photography

Bolts of lightning have struck property including two houses in Folkestone and Hythe

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