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Three taken to hospital after car smashes into bus stop

Two cars crashed in Prospect Road, Hythe. Picture: Graham Adams

Police were forced to partly shut a main road after a car ploughed into a bus stop outside a supermarket, leaving three people in hospital.

Boy, 15, arrested after 'attack' near canal

Police arrested two men

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a man was assaulted while walking next to a canal.

Man 'seriously injured' after getting off bus

The man suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Dymchurch Road, Hythe. Picture: Google

A man has been left with serious injuries after being hit by a car as he got off a bus.

Girl left 'crying and shaken' after bus stop kidnap bid

Beth Moon was the victim of an attempted abduction in Hythe. Pictured with her mum Jo Moon. Picture: Gary Browne

A mother has told how her teenage daughter was left crying and shaken after a woman tried to coax her into her car.


Petrol station worker fought off knife-wielding robber

Daniel O'Leary

A petrol pump attendant who fought off an armed robber and pulled off his balaclava has been given an award for his bravery.


Police hunt woman after 'girl approached'

Red Lion Square, Hythe. Picture: Google

An appeal has been released after a teenage girl was approached by a woman who tried to lure her into a car.


Fallen tree blocks town centre road

The road has been partially blocked

A fallen tree partially blocking a main route is causing delays around town this morning.

Alert after attempt to coax girl into car

The Red Lion Square in Hythe. Picture: Google

Police are investigating after a 13-year-old girl was approached by a woman who tried to coax her into a car.

Seasonal giant moths come to Kent

The giant moth's size in comparison to a human hand

If you've come across an unusually large moth this month, don't panic, they are a common find at this time of the year.

Bogus callers take jewellery from house

Kingfisher Avenue in Hythe. Picture: Google

Police are warning people to be on their guard after two bogus callers tricked their way into a home and made off with jewellery.

Railway reopens day after crash drama

A train has derailed in Dymchurch.

The operators of a light railway say the attraction will open as normal today despite yesterday's derailment drama.


Five hurt as train derails after crash with tractor

Emergency services are at the scene.

A driver reportedly jumped out of his carriage to safety just seconds before a train derailed, leaving five hurt and a boiler at risk of explosion.


Lifeboats' £1m funding announced on minister's Kent visit

The government has announced a £1m grant available for lifeboat and lifesaving charities. Picture: Department for Transport

A government pot worth £1m has been announced for lifeboat and livesaving charities on a minister's visit to Kent.


Father’s anger after son gets covered in dog waste on beach

A father has told of his anger after his little boy picked up a handful of stones – and dog muck – from a Kent beach.


Airship spotted in cross-Channel challenge

The calm morning waters at Hythe show Mr Martin attempt his cross-Channel task. Picture: Barbara Woods

Early risers assembled at a Kent beach this morning to watch a large blimp working its way across the water. Here's what it was up to...

Motorcyclist injured after crash

Only two thirds of ambulances reach emergency calls in the eight minute target

A motorcyclist is being treated for injuries after a crash on the A20.

Man 'made inappropriate comments' to teenage girl

Police were called. Stock image.

The police are looking into an incident involving a man apparently making inappropriate comments to a teenage girl in a village.

Fizz bar opens at hotel

Cllr Michael Lyons, Hythe's town mayor opened the new bar

A hotel that overlooks the Channel has launched a Moet & Chandon Champagne Bar for guests and residents.


Off to conquer Kilimanjaro to help grandad

Eleanor Weekes with grandad Michael Watson

An ambitious woman is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money and awareness of Parkison's disease

Missing lynx escaped from zoo returned

Flaviu has been found after escaping her enclosure

A lynx that used to live in Kent and had gone missing from a zoo in Devon has been recaptured and taken home.


Baby giraffe's big role for species' future

Keepers are delighted with the calf's arrival at Port Lympne

Keepers are over the moon at the birth of a baby giraffe at a Kent wildlife park - the first one born there for eight years.


Thieves steal charity cash donated for cancer girl's treatment

The CCTV footage has been passed to the police, who confirmed they are investigating

A shop owner raising money to fund a teenager's cancer treatment in the USA says he was left angry after thieves stole a collection box.

Video: Just the bear necessities in life...

Oberon (male, left) and his mate Rina will be part of International Bear Day

The first bears to move into a Kent wildlife park are making their first appearance and keepers are hoping for the pitter patter of paws soon.


Cyclist pulled from canal 'fighting for life'

The air ambulance on Hythe Green. Picture: Sam Rolfe

A cyclist in his 40s has been taken to hospital in a "life threatening" condition after he was found unconscious in a canal.


Ten roads targeted in widespread criminal damage act

The police station in Folkestone

A total of 10 roads in a small town were targeted in a spate of criminal damage earlier this week where vehicles and houses had objects thrown at them

CAT-ch me if you can!

Flaviu the Lynx escaped overnight from Dartmoor Zoo

Zookeepers hope to lure an escaped wild cat back to it's home with a reduced search team and recorded calls from it's mother at a Kent zoo.

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