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Fire crews tackle a blaze at a medical centre

Police are investigating a blaze in the roof space of a building in Barming last night

Police raid uncovers cannabis factory

BIG BUCKS: The haul had an estimated street value of £14,000

Cannabis worth £14,000 snatched in police swoop

Crews tackle oast house fire

Firefighters were last night called to a bathroom blaze in Paddock Wood

Disgraced Pryce released from Kent prison after speeding points scam

Vicky Pryce served at East Sutton Park after being convicted of perverting the course of justice. Picture: Matthew Power/SWNS.com

The shamed ex-wife of former cabinet minister Chris Huhne has today been freed from East Sutton Park after serving a quarter of her prison sentence.

Girls hurt in car crash

Two girls had to be cut free from a car after a crash in West Malling last night.

Thieves prey on mourning family

Family were fleeced by thieves who stole as they were in mourning. L-R: Austin Carter, with Paul, Denise and Mark

A family in mourning were preyed on by thieves who stole from a woman's house just days before her funeral.

Why do you love Maidstone?

Tell us what you love most about Maidstone in time for Local Newspaper Week

Warning to bikers after three thefts

Kent Police sign

Three mopeds have been stolen in the Tunbridge Wells area in a week

Home among the headstones

A cemetery is now home to a small group of rough sleepers and their tent community.

Mysterious case of the smouldering scarecrow

Gillian and Mick Berry, Teston. Upset about their scarecrow, Cyril, being burnt at their allotment.

When a couple reported an arson to police they were not just clutching at straws.

Ashes of right-to-die campaigner to be scattered today

Tony Nicklinson with his wife Jane. Picture: SWNS.COM

The ashes of right-to-die campaigner Tony Nicklinson will be scattered today at a rugby ground in Cranbrook where he used to play.

Nurse flashed nipple and simulated breast-feeding in care home, hearing told

A doll.

A nurse pretended to breast-feed a patient's doll while her nipple was exposed, a professional conduct hearing has been told.

Whats in the KM this week

The Kent Messenger is out again and here are the stories and headlines making the news

Fallen tree blocks village road

A fallen tree has blocked a road in East Farleigh, Maidstone

This is the scene after a tree fell into a village road overnight.

Bee-keeper Laura, 7, turns honey into money

Seven-year-old bee-keeper Laura Marolia with a jar of her honey

Forget The Apprentice, seven-year-old Laura Marolia is well on the way to making her first million... with her own honey business.

More than 100 acts performed at venues around Maidstone

TV Smith at the Style & Winch during the last day of the fringe festival. Picture: J Medhurst

The third fringe festival had Maidstone rocking over five days

Construction firm fined after worker buried in rubble at exclusive school

A firm has been fined after rubble and earth crushed a worker - nearly killing him - during building work at exclusive Benenden School.

Crash causes town centre delays

A collision caused heavy queues in Maidstone town centre this morning

Poppy Man pops into Goudhurst

The Poppy Man meets Brian Ferdinando (left) and Richard Dixon of Goudhurst RBL.

Poppy Man makes an appearance in the Weald for an RBL fair

Truck rolls over in Maidstone accident

Drivers came to a standstill after an incident on the A249 Sittingbourne Road

Police appeal after man seriously injured in crash

Stock picture.

A man is still in hospital two months after being knocked over in a crash.

Sun royal correspondent in court over alleged corrupt payments

Aylesford high street.

A Sun reporter is the latest to be charged in Scotland Yard's probe into alleged corrupt payments.

Police investigate indecent exposures

There have been two incidents of indecent exposure in Tunbridge Wells in the last week

Appeal after Maidstone pub disturbance

Police stock image

Police are appealing for witnesses after door staff were injured in a disturbance at Muggletons in Maidstone

Fire crews attend car blaze

Firefighters were called to reports of a car alight in the early hours of this morning

Three arrests in morning raids

Police executed nine warrants across Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells in a drugs crackdown

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