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Discussion over pool application pulled from agenda

Artists impression of a new pool and leisure centre in Hythe

An item to discuss proposed Hythe pool planning application has been dropped from town's planning committee agenda.

Trucker flees blazing trailer

Fire crews were called to the scene. Stock image.

A lorry driver unhooked his trailer and drove away before it erupted in flames.


Resident attack witnessed by inspectors

Willows Care Home, Hythe. Picture: Paul Amos

A lack of staff and training have been blamed for violent scenes witnessed by inspectors at a Kent care home.


Planning application submited for new pool

Artists impression of a new pool and leisure centre in Hythe

A planning application has been submitted for a new leisure centre days after councillors voted to approve a change in location.


Missing teenage girl found

Chloe McDonald was reported missing from Hythe last night

A missing 13-year-old girl reported missing has been found.


Puppy’s incredible 200-mile journey

 Lady the lurcher, reunited with her owners Oliver Bennett and Lucy Eke

Lady the lurcher has been reunited with her owner... 200 miles and four months since they last saw each other.

Teenagers arrested after cabbie's jaw broken in attack

KCC has cancelled the contract with the firm

Five teenagers have been arrested after a taxi driver suffered a seriously broken jaw in an alleged attack by a gang of youths.

Man accused of stealing £60k of beer and biscuits

Lympne Industrial Estate where Walsh is alleged to have taken the lorry containing the lager. Picture: Google

A man has appeared in court over the alleged theft of thousands of pounds worth of beer and biscuits.

Van driver in hospital with serious crush injuries

Emergency crews at the scene of the crash. Picture: Kent_999s

A van driver was taken to hospital and a busy motorway partly shut for several hours after a "very serious" crash involving a van and lorry.


Delays after fallen tree lands in road

The road has been closed. Stock image

A road which was closed after a tree fell causing traffic delays this morning has reopened.

Kitchen damaged following oven blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

A blaze which started in an oven and spread to kitchen units has left a house in Kent badly smoke damaged.

Woman flown to hospital after crash

Fire crews were called to the scene. Stock image.

A woman had to be freed from her car by firefighters and airlifted to hospital after a crash this morning.

Pensioner injured by bolting dog with bin tied to lead

Bank Street,Hythe, the scene of the incident.

An 80-year-old woman was taken to hospital after a frightened dog bolted from outside a shop with a metal bin still tied to its lead.


Rogue trader preys on couple over chimney repair

Stock photo

A scammer offered to fix a couple's chimney and then ratcheted up the price.

Kent artist produces stamps for Royal Mail

The stamps are inspired by vintage posters

A set of stamps inspired by vintage travel posters and designed by a Kent artist is released today.

Keepers celebrate birth of endangered foal

The little foal remains close to his mother's side

A Przewalski foal - once declared extinct in the wild - has been born at a Kent zoo.


PICTURES: Fantastic Venetian Fete 2015

Thousands lined the banks of the canal. Picture: Paul Amos

View pictures of the excellent 2015 Venetian Fete and see if you can spot yourself.

St Saviour's closing date announced

St Saviours Hospital, Hythe will close next month. Picture: Gary Browne

The closing date for St Saviour's hospital has been confirmed by the company which currently runs it after takeover deal collapses


It's Venetian Fete day!

Hythe Venetian Fete

The sun is shining and thousands of people are expected to line the banks of the canal for Venetian Fete carnival this evening.

Daredevil granny's 12,000ft leap

Lilian Cardy.

A 78-year-old grandmother of six is skydiving for charity.

Leader pours scorn on lorry park

Shepway District Council leader David Monk at the Stop 24 site at Junction 11 of the M20.

A council leader's vowed to "fight every inch of the way" plans to create a lorry park in his area to ease Op Stack misery.

Elderly woman targeted by cold caller burglar

Police have warned residents to "remain vigilant" to cold callers after a burglary in Shepherd's Walk, Hythe. Picture: Google Street View

Residents are being warned about cold callers after an elderly woman was burgled at her home.

Dad walks free after driving kills son, 7

Alin Mosa was pronounced dead at the scene. Picture: Rossparry.co.uk/SWNS.com

A father who cradled his dying son in his arms has walked free - despite driving the wrong way before a head-on crash.


Eight people taken to hospital after minibus crash

Several lines have been shut on the M20. Stock image

All eight occupants of a minibus were taken to hospital this morning after a two-vehicle crash.


Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

Mrs Baxter was flown to hospital by air ambulance. Stock picture

A biker has been airlifted to hospital this evening after colliding with a car.

Death crash driver pleads: 'send me to jail'

Kerry Hearn organised the Marsh Star Pub Music Festival and other events

A guilt-stricken lorry driver whose "catastrophic" mistake caused the death of a well-known folk musician pleaded with a judge to send him to jail.

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