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Could there be a brothel in your street?

Is there a brothel operating in your street? Library image.

Vulnerable young women are being exploited for sex in pop up brothels and prostitution rings - and it could be happening on your doorstep.


Town's £4m boost to cut congestion

The Nocutts roundabout at Bearsted Road could be upgraded

Two notorious roundabouts near the M20 are to be upgraded as part of attempts to attract more business and jobs.


Motorway to be shut for resurfacing works

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Kent motorists will be forced to find a different route as a motorway is closed for five nights for resurfacing works.


Two charged with dealing drugs

Police were called to Tonbridge Road

Two men have been charged in connection with drug supply in a Kent town.

Two arrested over attempted burglary

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Police have arrested two people on suspicion of attempted burglary and possession of a bladed article.

Woman to sue dead surgeon over intimate surgery

Benenden Hospital

A woman who suffered complications after controversial surgery at a Kent hospital has been given the go-ahead to sue the estate of a dead surgeon.


Staff 'offered bonuses' to encourage women to have abortions

A pregnant woman. Library picture

Staff raised concerns with health inspectors about targets they felt incentivised them to encourge patients to go through with abortions.


Man knocked unconscious in riverside robbery

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Police are investigating after a man in his 60s was knocked unconscious on a riverside path by a pair of bike-riding robbers.


Watchdog investigates man's death in police custody

Tonbridge Police Station. Picture: Google Maps

A police watchdog has launched an investigation into the death of a 29-year-old man at a Kent police station just hours after he was arrested.

Man charged with assaulting police officer

Dale Cooper

A homeless man has been charged with threatening passers-by and assaulting a police officer.

Rogue roofer jailed after tax scam

Cakebread was jailed for 20 months.

A rogue roofer who stole £88,000 through VAT fraud and evaded £14,000 in income tax has been jailed following and HMRC probe.


Town hit by thefts

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People living in a Kent town have been hit by a spate of overnights thefts this week.


Fears after lone drivers followed

Joanna Flynn is warning other women after a car followed her

A terrified mum has issued a warning after she was followed for more than 15 miles by a suspicious man, in the latest in a series of similar incidents


VIDEO: What is Kent's traffic hotspot?

 Traffic jams on Sheppey near Cowstead Corner

They cost drivers in Kent a fortune in wasted time and petrol but where are Kent's worst areas for traffic jams?

Drug arrests in town

Two police cars and a van were also spotted at the scene

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the supply of controlled drugs.

Drugs recovered from River Medway

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Police have used a boat to recover suspected drugs thrown into a river.

Medieval bridge reopens

Damage caused to the bridge

A bridge damaged by a crash involving a drink driver has reopened this afternoon after weeks of delays.


Appeal after referee knocked out on pitch

Michael Brookes is treated at the game between Hollingbourne and Lenham Wanderers after being punched by a Hollingbourne player.

Police have appealed for further witnesses after a referee was knocked out during a football game last month.


Woman hit by motorcycle

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Police and paramedics were called to a busy road yesterday after a pedestrian was hit while crossing the road.

Army truck overturns in motorway crash

The overturned army vehicle. Picture: @kentpoliceroads

Emergency services were called after an army truck overturned on a busy Kent motorway.


Stop checks catch out drivers

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Drivers were caught out after police deployed numberplate recognition technology in Kent towns.

Proposals to change voter boundaries revealed

Ballot box

Some voters in Kent will find themselves sharing an MP with voters in East Sussex if boundary changes are adopted.


SAS hero's medals and stories sold for £10,000

Lieutenant James Riccomini's medals and documents sold for £9,800 at auction.

The medals and memories of an SAS hero whose wartime antics have been likened to a Hollywood script have been sold for almost £10,000.

Man charged with burglary

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Officers investigating a burglary have arrested and charged a homeless man.

Firefighters called to bin fire

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Fire crews were called in to deal with an outhouse fire this morning.

Man charged with burglary

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Police investigating a spate of burglaries have charged a Kent man.

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