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Did you spot Bear in the woods?

Thousands of Scouts and Guides welcome special guests Chief Scout Bear Grylls and comedian David Walliams to the International Scout Jamboree in Kent

White Queen portrait discovered at Maidstone Museum

The White Queen Copyright: BBC Pictures

A portrait of Elizabeth Woodville, made famous by BBC production the White Queen, has been uncovered at the Maidstone Museum and Bentliff Art Gallery.

Rare moth sighting is first for Kent

Harpella foficella micro moth at Holborough. Picture: Ross Newnham

A species of moth so rare it's only known by its Latin name has been spotted for the first time ever in Kent.

Crash closed two lanes of M20

Police are appealing for information following the crash.

A crash between a lorry and a car closed two lanes of the M20 near J7 this morning.

Woman taken to hospital with back injuries following M20 crash

M20 library picture.

A woman has been taken to Tunbridge Wells Hospital with back injuries following a two vehicle collision on the London-bound stretch of the M20.

Crash closed M20

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A two-vehicle crashed closed the London-bound carriageway of the M20 this afternoon

Kent Police close recruitment for new officers

The police ended their five day recruitment for new officers on Friday, August 2.

Rocky is top dog at Harrods

Maidstone dog Rocky in his smart hat

A pet pooch with a wardrobe full of more than 1,500 outfits has pawed his way into the exclusive aisles of Harrods.

Callum Knell is back with family

Callum Knell

A spell on reality show Big Brother comes to an end for Callum Knell

Man in kilt is among witnesses sought to a fight in Maidstone

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A man was left with a fractured eye socket and injured nose after a fight in Maidstone.

Blaze destroys family home near Sevenoaks

Fire crews were sent to the scene. Stock image

Multiple fire engines were used to fight a fire that wrecked a family home.

Bronze Age man 'talks' to scientists

The crouched human skeleton found at Hollingbourne is believed to be 3,500 years old

The skeleton of a Bronze Age man - dating back 3,500 years - has been unearthed at an ancient burial barrow.

If you go down to the showground today... you might see a Bear

David Walliams

Thousands of Scouts and Guides from all over the globe got a big surprise today.. when explorer Bear Grylls and comedian David Walliams dropped in.

Community fundraising day in Paddock Wood planned by injured soliders

Kirsty Lavin, Adam Francis, Jason Whybrow, Dan Askem, Allan Phillpott, Darren Boyle Copyright: Matt O'Rourke

Soldiers who suffered horrific injuries in Afghanistan have organised a community day to take place in Paddock Wood on Saturday, August 10.

Woman dies after high heels fall

Antoinette Sackett-Wood's home in Snodland

An obese woman who died of a blood clot after falling in high heels was not given life-saving drugs because her case did not fit guidelines.

A seal made a splash at the river festival

Watery fun during the river festival raft race - which was watched by a seal

Raft race crews were surprised by a seal at this year's river festival

Firefighters tackle fire in Paddock Wood field

Firefighters spent almost one hour extinguishing a blaze in the undergrowth at a field in Paddock Wood.

Chart Sutton school pupil denied free bus pass to get to grammar school

From left: Klara Powell, Jo-Anne Grey, Serena Powell, Jo-Anne Grey

An 11-year-old girl from Chart Sutton has been denied a free bus pass to travel to her grammar school because a comprehensive is closer to her home.

Hard shoulder closed on M20 between junctions 8 and 9

M20 library picture.

Motorists are advised to expect minor delays on the M20 between junctions eight and nine today (Thursday, August 1) and tomorrow.

Father stabs himself... before blaming ex

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A distraught mother was arrested when her devious ex-partner falsely claimed she had stabbed him with a kitchen knife.

Sister Sledge join sociable line-up

Nic Fanciulli

Disco divas Sister Sledge will perform at the Family Social, in Mote Park, Maidstone

Spending a penny is to pricey, according to the authorities

Women's portable toilets late at night in Maidstone are vital - but just too expensive.

MP: 'We must push ahead with fracking'

Sevenoaks MP Michael Fallon

An MP has been condemned by opponents of fracking in Kent by saying the government has a duty to allow companies to explore for shale gas.

Teen charged with possessing heroin and cocaine

Kent Police

A 17-year-old has been charged with possession with intent to supply heroin and cocaine. The teen was arrested in Maidstone.

Extra free events in Maidstone town centre

Events in Jubilee Square, Maidstone

Jubilee Square will be hosting more music and art events, after they proved popular.

Jail for bomb hoaxer who sparked huge alert at supermarket

David Williams was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court

A blackmailer who attempted to extort £10,000 from a supermarket by making a bomb threat is behind bars today.

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