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Teenager charged over high street stabbing

The scene of the stabbing in Hythe High Street

An 18-year-old has been charged in connection with a stabbing in a Kent high street.

Hospital set to close

St Saviours Hospital, Hythe

Health bosses are planning to close a Hythe hospital - which last year celebrated its 50th birthday - it is announced.

Baseball bat-wielding robbers attack taxi driver and steal his wallet

Police e-fit of suspected robber

Police issue e-fit of a suspect after a cabbie is assaulted in early morning robbery as he sat in his car.

Former mayor died after fall at home

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

A former mayor fell down stairs and hit her head after attending a Conservative Party fundraiser, an inquest heard.

Beer taken in lorry theft

Lympne Industrial Estate where the theft took place. Picture: Google

A lorry holding thousands of cans of beer has been stolen from an industrial estate.


Isn’t it a bit late for Christmas?

Hythe Aldi store still has its Christmas lights up. Picture: Paul Amos

Should Christmas lights be left up all year? Residents of one Kent town say leaving the decorations in place makes it look neglected in summer.


Fire crews called to burning office

Fire crews were called out. Stock image

Firefighters were called this afternoon to a burning office hut near Hythe.

Lorry driver apologises to family of death crash victim

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

A lorry driver convicted of killing of a well-known folk singer by driving dangerously has publicly apologised to his family for causing his death.


Lifeguards and schoolgirls save young swimmer

Hythe Pool

A proud dad has described how two children helped swimming pool staff save a woman's life when her heart stopped.


Relieving news for Nepalese workers after quake

The Everest Inn at Hythe High Street.

Workers at a Nepalese restaurant have found that their loved ones have survived last week's earthquake.

Dad admits causing son's death in crash

Abdul Mosa with children Arda Mosa (dad holding), Ara Mosa (left) and Alin Mosa (right) who died in the crash. Picture: Rossparry.co.uk/SWNS.com

A father has admitted causing the death of his seven-year-old son and seriously injuring his wife and two other children in a crash.


Video: Serial burglar jailed after being caught on CCTV

Foord can be seen climbing through the door after smashing it in

Watch the dramatic moment a serial burglar breaks into a celebrity antiques dealer's store - as the culprit is given a long stretch behind bars.


'Murder' arrests followed lorry driver's death

Stop 24 services, where a motorcyclist was injured.

Fellow truckers were arrested over the death of a drunken Polish driver killed by a lorry at a service station, an inquest heard.


Video: Ambam - the gorilla who thinks he's a human - turns 25

So this is it then...?

A gorilla internet sensation - who walks on his hind legs like a human - celebrated his quarter century today... with a cake!


Lorry driver charged after fatal crash

A driver has been charged after the Sellindge crash

Police have charged a lorry driver with causing death by dangerous driving after a crash last year.

Man in 90s in road smash

Police were at the scene of the crash.

Victim thought to have fallen ill at the wheel.

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.

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