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Man injured as two car crash closes road

Road closed - stock image

A man is being treated for injuries after a two car crash closed a road this morning (Friday).

Dumped concrete and furniture blocks rural road

Furniture and rubble has been dumped in Pinesfield Lane, Trottisclife.

Villagers are facing disruption after furniture and concrete was dumped down a rural road.


Arrests after security van driver blackmailed

Police have made two arrests.

Two men have been arrested after a security van driver was blackmailed last year.

Pair cleared of abducting and attacking woman

Maidstone Crown Court

Two men have been cleared of abduction and sexual offences.

Driving ban for lorry driver who blocked leisure centre

The lorry was stuck in Larkfield Leisure Centre car park.

A lorry driver has been banned from driving after pulling his vehicle into a leisure centre park and blocking vehicles in.

Car blocking traffic in East Malling

Stock image.

Recovery is enroute to move a car blocking traffic in East Malling.

Man jailed for historic child sex abuse

Kane Woodward was arrested outside a pub on Mount Pleasant Road. Stock image

A man who manipulated and abused children as young as three "for his own gratification" has been locked up for historic abuse.

Woman seriously injured after car crashes into tree

Kent Air Ambulance. Stock photo

A woman has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after crashing into a tree.


Help raise money for hospice with breakfast fundraisers

Heart of Kent Hospice launched its breakfast initiative on Monday.

A hospice depending heavily on public donations to set up fundraising breakfasts over the next fortnight.

Mattress crash driver to avoid jail

Rebecca Miller

A woman who caused the death of another driver on one of Kent's major roads is to be given a suspended prison sentence.


Five arrested on suspicion of drug supply after car stop

Kane Woodward was arrested outside a pub on Mount Pleasant Road. Stock image

Two men and three teenage boys have been arrested following a car stop check which led to the discovery of heroin and crack cocaine.

'I've had the best time' Cheryl Baker out of Dancing on Ice

Cheryl Baker with Dan Whiston. Picture: ITV Plc

Kent Eurovision winner Cheryl Baker's time on the ice came to an end on Sunday.


Villages on flood alert

Recent flooding

A high tide just after 1pm this afternoon could cause minor flooding on the roads, weather chiefs say.


Man charged with exposing himself at Tesco

Robert Jenner, 43, of Bingley Close

A man has appeared in court after allegedly flashing a Tesco worker at the checkout - before returning days later and exposing himself again.

Two released after theft in Wateringbury

Stock picture

Police have released two men under investigation after a theft in Wateringbury last week.

Dancing on Ice salary 'not enough' says Cheryl Baker

Cheryl Baker in Dancing on Ice Picture: ITV Plc

Cheryl Baker has slammed Dancing on Ice's pay packet, which is thought to rise to up to six-figures.


Sex offender jailed after indecent images found on laptop

Russell Hogg was sentenced to one year.

A convicted sex offender who claimed he had bought a laptop full of indecent images while on a skiing holiday in France has been sentenced.


Fire victims hit by service charge

The aftermath of the fire at Holborough Lakes

More than 40 people homeless after their apartment block was gutted in a fire have been sent bills despite being unable to live in their flats.


Kent stream 'third most polluted' in the UK

Somerhill Stream: third most polluted of those tested

High levels of insecticide pollution have been recorded in Somerhill Stream, raising fears for wildlife.


Steering wheels and valuable stolen from cars

The accident happened last night. Stock image

Police are advising car owners to be alert after computers and designer sunglasses from vehicles.


Drug dealer fled to Spain after cocaine worth £2m seized

Christopher Brewer. Picture: Kent Police.

A drug dealer fled to Spain after cocaine worth up to £2m was found by police when he was attacked by rival criminals trying to steal his stash.

MP disappointed by surgery closure

Tom Tugendhat has fought to save the East Peckham surgery.

A surgery which has served villagers for more than three decades is finally set to close, despite two years of campaigning to keep it open.


Lorry driver caught watching film on laptop

Police pulled over the driver. Stock picture

A lorry driver who was spotted watching a film on a laptop computer while driving on the M20 has been fined.


Data breach fines for insurance firm pair

Michael Woodgate

A judge has handed out fines totalling £185,000 after a firm of loss adjusters used private detectives to illegally obtain personal data.


Bus service purge 'in limbo' after chief loses job

Matthew Balfour, KCC cabinet member for environment and transport

Plans to slash dozens of subsidised bus services are up in the air after the sudden departure of Kent's cabinet transport chief.


Tax frauds must pay £3.5million

Aquil Ahmed (left) and Victor Shearer (right)

A pair of tax frauds have been ordered to pay more than £3.5million or spend extra time behind bars.

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