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Village cancels fireworks

Larkfield has pulled the plug on it's annual display for the first time in 30 years

Five taken to hospital after two-car crash

Several people were injured in a serious crash involving a BMW and Mazda.

Warning after cars stolen in Maidstone "creeper burglary"

Police arrested two men in connection with double car theft from a Maidstone home.

Daughter fails in bid to reunite parents' remains

A grieving daughter has failed in a bid to reunite her parents' remains in death in a Horsmonden churchyard.

Mum wrongly told she has cancer

Evelina Powell was wrongly diagnosed with cancer

A mother's world fell apart when she spent three weeks thinking she was going to die after being wrongly diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Maidstone man arrested in violent crime crackdown

Kent Police arrested 103 people for violent crimes last weekend using predictive policing data.

Toddler taken to hospital with burns

The ambulance came about 90 minutes late. Stock picture.

A two-year-old suffered burns after injuring himself on hot food or drink.

Young teacher's body 'burned beyond recognition'

Lauren Patterson with her grandmother whose funeral she attended before returning to Doha

The body of a Kent primary school teacher killed in Qatar was too badly burned for a visual identification to be made, it has emerged.

Restaurant for sale after owner’s sudden death

The Hengist restaurant, Aylesford

A fine dining venue is to go up for auction just two weeks after it closed, following its owner's death.

Last chance to nominate hospital heroes

Maidstone Hospital in Hermitage Lane

Make sure you put forward hospital staff or volunteers for an award

Crash closes A20 in Bearsted

A crash has closed the A20 between Caring Lane and Roundwell, Maidstone

Delays as M26 closed after horse gets stuck in trailer

Police are appealing for information following the crash.

Congestion has been building after a section of the M26 was closed while police dealt with a horse stuck in a trailer.

Man taken to hospital after Bearsted house fire

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

A man has been taken to hospital after a fire ripped through his home early this morning.

Arrests over young teacher's murder

Tragic Lauren Patterson with her late grandmother

Several people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Kent primary school teacher found dead after a night out.

Man in hospital after house blaze

Firefighters helped pump out the boat. Stock picture.

A man has been taken to hospital after around 20 firefighters tackled a house blaze early today.

Kent gamblers lose £33m on 'crack cocaine of betting'

Gamblers can lose £300 each minute

Gamblers are losing millions of pounds on a particularly addictive form of betting machine where hundreds can be lost every minute.

Black History celebrated in Maidstone

Models take to the stage at a Black History Month event in Maidstone

Workshops and live music helped marked Black History Month in Maidstone

Charity's help means jobs at a Maidstone attraction are safe

Children enjoying Kent Life. Picture: Edwards Harvey

Thirty jobs have been secured at a farming attraction

The air ambulance landed in Headcorn

The air ambulance was called. Stock picture.

A man in his 70s was taken to hospital by the air ambulance

An accident between a lorry and a car caused delays in Cranbrook

An accident left Cranbrook's main road blocked for almost two hours today

Mum's £130k payout goes up in smoke

A lit joint.

A mum awarded more than £130,000 after being hit by a car blew most of it on a 40-joint-a-day habit, a court heard.

Armed raider caught by passers-by jailed

Raider Steven Ryan has been jailed for nine years

A robber has been jailed for nine years after threatening members of the public with an air pistol in a raid on a jeweller's - before they chased him.

Seven 'illegal immigrants' found in lorry

Officers have charged a man. Stock picture

Police have arrested a group of suspected illegal immigrants discovered in the back of a lorry early today.

Young men hurt after falling 25ft from cherry picker after being hit by bus

Emergency services at the scene of a collision between a cherry picker and bus in Tunbridge Wells. Picture: Jo Meakins

Two men in their 20s have been taken to hospital after a cherry picker they were in while putting up Christmas lights was hit by a bus.

MOBO rapper at faith concert

Christian rapper GuvnaB will perform in Maidstone

Jail for dad who fractured days-old baby's skull

Brian Calcutt was accused of assaulting his days-old son

A father who injured his days-old son's skull so badly it was like he'd been in a car crash is behind bars... for the second time.

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