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Boy, 17, charged with sex attack

Campbell was arrested in Chatham.

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with a sexual offence following an incident involving a teenage girl.

Expect delays on way to fireworks

Kenward House

Traffic lights are in operation on one of the key approaches to tonight's big firework display.

Mum’s shop voucher plea for needy

Emma Reed with her two kids, Ronnie and Ellie

A fundraising mum is looking for help to give families in need a boost this Christmas.

Two taken to hospital after crash

The aftermath of a crash on the A249 which left a lane of the Sittingbourne-bound carriageway closed

Lanes are now open following a crash on a busy route, which left two people injured.


Cyclist injured by hit-and-run driver

 Stock image

A hit-and-run driver left a cyclist with serious injuries after a crash on a busy road.

Delays following crash

There are delays in the area. Stock picture.

Drivers are warned of delays on a a busy A road after a crash.

New supermarket opens

The new Aldi off Sutton Road, Maidstone. Picture: Gary Browne FM4984732

More than 70 people queued in the cold to take a first look at Kent's newest Aldi store today.


NHS bosses: Where's our £350 million?

The head of the NHS in England has asked for its post-Brexit cash it was promised by the Vote Leave campaign but how much help does it need?


Third of fatal crashes involve young drivers

New police figures show a huge number of crashes on Kent's roads involve motorists aged under 24.


Homeless man denies murder bid

Police sealed off Heath Road following the alleged attack

A homeless man has denied attempting to murder a pensioner who suffered a throat wound in an alleged knife attack.

Millionaire landlord's 'no coloureds' policy ruled unlawful

Fergus Wilson

A judge has delivered a verdict on a controversial ban by Fergus Wilson.

Man jailed for stealing charity box

The money was meant to go towards the Poppy Appeal

A man has been sentenced for the theft of a charity collection box from a supermarket.


Cat found dead with tail cut off

Tilly was found with her tail cut off

The death of a pet cat found mutilated in a garden is thought to be linked to a notorious animal killer.


Woman with hidden pocket arrested for theft

Campbell was arrested in Chatham.

Police have arrested three people for theft including a woman with a specially altered skirt.

Biker dies after crash

The road was closed.

The family of a motorcyclist who has died after being involved in a serious collision have paid tribute to him.


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

It is hoped the scheme will ease congestion on the route. Stock pic

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

Stock picture.

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.

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