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Delays after traffic collision on bridge

The collision has led to an oil spill on the bridge. Picture: Kent County Council

A road accident and oil spill left a bridge partially closed.


Police called to town centre

The vehicles were spotted in Jubilee Square

Several police vehicles including a forensics van have been spotted in a town's market square.


GPs urged to slash prescriptions

A doctor at work. Stock picture.

Doctors are being asked to restrict prescriptions for certain items under major cost-cutting plans.


Floods heroine in line for £10k national award

The fire service to the rescue in 2000

A councillor who helped others fight floods while her own home was waterlogged is in line for a national award.


Road reopens after crash

Motorists are being warned of delays

Traffic is back to normal following a crash between two cars, one of which was towing a horse trailer.

Ten-year ban for knocking out referee

Referee Mick Brookes shortly after being punched

Police are continuing to investigate a footballer who left a referee needing hospital treatment after punching him in the face.

Disabled couple left to crawl up stairs

Nancy Jagdev and Christian Rolfe whose stairlift has broken

A dispute about a faulty lift has left a couple having to crawl or be pulled up the stairs to get to the first floor of their home.


Church denies being 'racially hostile'

The Rev Bonni-Belle Pickard clasps hands with Ash Duguid, watched by Adrienne Duguid, 10, in a display of friendship

A mixed race family were left feeling uncomfortable after being questioned twice about whether they were in the correct church.


Appeal after serious collision

Police closed Knightrider Street

Police have appealed for witnesses to a collision which left a male pedestrian in a serious condition in hospital

Car with cloned plates stopped

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Police used a tactical manoeuvre to stop a car with cloned plates on a Kent motorway.


Mum fraudulently claimed £26k in benefits

Tanya Comber

A benefits fraudster who claimed £26,000 she was not entitled to over two years has avoided jail.


Tenant's bid to get 'house of horrors' shut down

John Alexander, who lasted less than a week in the Maidstone home

A tenant who lasted just six days in "squalor" at a rented home has mounted a campaign to get the house closed down.


Police close roads in Maidstone after pedestrian struck by a car.

Police had closed off Knightrider Street, Maidstone.

Several roads have been cordoned off in Maidstone after a man in his 20s was knocked down by a car.


Man, 22, charged with rape

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Craig Chamberlain is due to appear in court for allegedly assaulting a woman.

Teen arrested after 'threat to kill McDonald's worker'

Police were called. Stock picture

A teenager is in police custody after allegedly threatening to kill a McDonald's worker.

Car transporter and four cars in motorway crash

Police were called. Stock image

Lanes of the M20 have been shut after a car transporter was in a crash with four cars.

Delays after town centre crash

There are long queues on the bridge system

Drivers are warned of delays following a town centre crash.

Teens arrested following disturbance

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Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with obstructing police and failing to comply with direction to leave an area during a disturbance.


HGV crash blocks road

Picture: Kent Highways

A crash involving a lorry and a car blocked part of a busy one-way system this afternoon.

Planners say yes to housing before end of public consultation

The public notice clearly gives tomorrow as the deadline for public responses

Council planners have been slated for making a recommendation on a controversial planning application, without waiting for the public's view.


Main burst closes dual carriageway lane

Part of the A249 is currently closed. Stock picture.

One lane of a busy dual-carriageway is currently closed while repairs are carried out to a burst water main.


WATCH: Lights show raises hundreds

Picture: Lighting up Allington

A spooktacular Halloween lights show has raised hundreds of pounds for a cause close to the organisers' hearts.


Man charged with seven thefts

Police. Stock pic

A 26-year-old has been arrested and charged after several thefts from a shop and a petrol station.

Three arrested in modern slavery raids

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Three people have been arrested in a series of raids aimed at tackling modern slavery in the poultry industry.

Car fire on motorway

Picture: @XChefnero

One lane of a busy Kent motorway was closed due to a car fire.


Arrests after tractor stolen

Agriculture is becoming a more sought after subject at colleges. Stock picture

Three men were arrested after a tractor was stolen from a farm outbuilding.

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