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MPs demand action over motorway noise

Bosses have been told of growing concern among villagers after it emerged some areas won't get noise dampening barriers as part of a motorway upgrade.


Helicopter scrambled in hunt for burglars

Police have arrested a man suspected of using an angle grinder to steal power tools after deploying a helicopter.

M20 noise fears fall on deaf ears

Villagers living near a motorway have been told they won't be getting noise barriers despite them being installed just up the road.


MP's concern over train timetable changes

Kent commuters heading back to work after the weekend are being urged to check train times following the biggest timetable change in decades.


Caravans set up at rugby club

Travellers have set up at a rugby club next to land the parish council had blocked from encampments.


Council elects new mayor

The new mayor of Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council has been elected.

Is it really this hot?

It might be a scorcher of a Bank Holiday, but one motorist has spotted a passenger hanging out his window while the car travelled 'at 50mph'


Early morning blaze sees garage alight

Fire crews were called out to a blaze in the early hours of Monday morning.

Wheelchair fundraiser for paralympian

A Church community is doing a sponsored walk to raise money to buy a paralympian a new hi-tech wheelchair to take him to the next level.

Hundreds of oranges dumped at roadside

Bags of fresh fruit have been discarded by the side of the road in an unusual case of fruit-tipping.


Warning after man buys boiler from fake Martin Lewis ad

A man who bought a boiler from a fake Martin Lewis advert has warned others to be on their guard.


Man hit by car

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with a leg injury after a crash this morning.

Former MEP ordered to pay back £85,000

A Kent-based politician jailed for expenses fraud has been given three months to pay back the money he stole.


Driver released after fatal crash

A lorry driver has been released while enquiries continue following a crash where a pedestrian was killed.

Man jailed after trying to set fire to car with baby inside

An "extremely dangerous" man is behind bars after trying to set fire to a car with a baby and two women inside.


Man dies after being hit by lorry

A man has been arrested after a pedestrian in his 40s died when he was hit by a lorry.

Road closed til mid-afternoon after pedestrian and lorry collide

Delays are building after a crash which involved a lorry and a pedestrian.

Tragic teen named after bridge fall

A close friend of 18-year-old Paul Bradshaw, who died after falling on to the M20, has spoken of her heartbreak.

Town mourns 'kind, caring and thoughtful' chairman

A tribute has been shared in memory of a popular town councillor who was passed away last month.

Driver picks a fight after swiping daffs

A driver hit back after being challenged for stealing daffodils from a public area.

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