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Magical reminder of the Beatles in Kent

Some of The Beatles film Magical Mystery Tour was shot in the West Malling area

Many residents volunteered to be extras when one of the world's most famous bands showed up to make make a film in their town.


Family's tribute to tragic biker

Stephen Chapman

The family of a motorcyclist found lying in the road after coming off his bike have paid tribute to a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Aerial views reveal damage after horror blaze

The damage to the roofs can be clearly seen. Picture: Wayne

These aerial shots reveal the devastation left after a huge blaze spread through a block of flats.


Witnesses describe fire that engulfed flats

More than 100 firefighters are tackling the flames. Pic @HRPLew

Some residents say they have lost everything and others have described how they escaped a massive fire at a block of flats.


Crowdfunding page set up for those who've lost everything in flats blaze

An aerial picture showing the scale of the fire. Picture courtesy of Mike Mahoney

A JustGiving page has already raised more than £1,000 to help those affected by major blaze at Holborough Lakes.


Firefighters tackle blaze at flats

Firefighters were called to flats at Holborough Lakes

More than 100 firefighters have been tackling a massive fire at a block of flats.


Inquest opens after fatal motorbike accident

The road was closed after the crash. Picture: Kent Highways

A motorcyclist was found lying in the central reservation after coming off his bike, an inquest heard.

Is this the most adorable video ever?

Stop searching for videos of cute cats, because a Kent MP has tweeted possibly the cutest video ever.

Delays clear after motorway crash

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Drivers faced long delays after a crash on a Kent motorway.

Three arrested after suspected Land Rover theft

Police are investigating. Stock picture

Three men have been arrested after a Land Rover reported stolen was recovered by police.

Police make arrests after cash machine tampered with

Two men have been charged

Two men have been arrested following reports they were seen tampering with a cash machine.

Two arrested after theft from service station

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A man and woman have been arrested following a theft from a service station.

TV star announced for superstore's grand opening

Ross Kemp will open the new GO Outdoor store in Tonbridge later this month.

Former EastEnders star Ross Kemp will cut the ribbon at a new GO Outdoors store.


Two arrested on suspicion of attempted fuel theft

The men remain in custody

Two men are accused of trying to siphon fuel from vehicles.


Villagers oppose pub-site homes

Artist's impression of what the housing development at Blue Bell Hill would look like

Plans to build a block of flats and four houses at the site of a former pub have drawn a mixed reaction from villagers.

T-Rex rapper on climate mission

Miss Baines raps to a child

A rapping dinosaur is hoping to raise awareness of climate change as she performs on the streets of west Kent.


Deadly algae fear unfounded

The algae has been found in Leybourne lakes

Fears deadly algae was present at a Kent beauty spot have been addressed today.

Couple deny savage attack

Police. Stock image

A couple have denied seriously assaulting a woman in a car park.

Man charged over 'racist abuse' at supermarket

Tesco in Larkfield

A 21-year-old man has been charged with racially abusing a member of staff after a disturbance at a Tesco store.

College looking for clients for design volunteering initiative

West Kent College

West Kent College is seeking partners for the second year of its voluntary design initiative.

Delays clear after M20 after car fire

The car fire on the M20. Picture: @BenJamminWalker.

Drivers faced rush hour delays after a car burst into flames on the M20.


Biker dies in crash

Road closed at Wrotham. Picture: Kent Highways

Police have confirmed that a motorcyclist was killed following a crash earlier today.


Motorcyclist dies in crash on roundabout

Police. Stock pic

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a 53-year-old biker died today. The crash led to tail-backs on one of Kent's major motorways.


Teens held at knifepoint during skate park robbery

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Police have launched an investigation after a group of teenagers were held at knife point during a robbery at a skate park.

Wife's agony as husband dies on way to chip shop

Derek Gane with wife Anita

A newlywed whose husband died after suffering mysterious injuries on his way to the local chip shop has paid tribute to "a wonderful man".


Wartime bomb detonated at ragstone quarry

Blaise Farm Quarry off Ashton Way, Kings Hill

Bomb disposal teams carried out a controlled explosion after a Second World War device was found in a quarry.

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