Home   Malling   Archive

Malling news

Appeal after security van driver threatened

Police and forensic investigators at the scene

Police are appealing for witnesses after the driver of a security van received a written demand for cash.


Warning over 'bogus' caller

Residents are warned to be on guard against bogus callers

Residents are warned to be on their guard after a suspected bogus caller tried to gain entry to an OAP's home.

'Dead bunny and Donald Trump' target security van

Picture: Andy Payton

A residential street was in lockdown after two men “dressed as a dead bunny rabbit and Donald Trump” tried to break into a security van.


Hunt spooks horses

Relieved owner Emily Sweeney after she found her horse Hamish this morning.

Distressed horses fled for miles after being spooked by a hunt as it passed through the area on Halloween afternoon.


Cause of flats fire will never be known

Picture: Phil Michael

The cause of a devastating fire in Snodland which left dozens of residents homeless will never be known, investigators say.


Stolen car 'stung'

Picture: @kentpoliceroads on Twitter

Officers deployed stingers and chased a driver on foot after a stolen car was spotted in Kent.


Road reopened after overturned lorry closes slip road

Picture: @kentpoliceroads on Twitter

A motorway slip-road has reopened after a lorry overturned this afternoon.


'Complete fluke' children were not killed

The car crashed through a garden fence

A grandmother is demanding safety barriers in a residential street after a car crashed through her garden fence.


Abandoned black cats hope for a change in luck

Trick had to have his leg amputated

They might have a reputation for being unlucky, but the RSPCA is hoping the fortunes will change for some of its black cats this Halloween.


Train delays clear after lorry hits bridge

Train services are disrupted. Stock picture

There was disruption on a Kent train line after a lorry struck a bridge.

Horse rider feared for life after crash

The car rolled onto its side

A horse rider says she feared for her life after a car overturned, crushing another, while trying to get past on a narrow country lane.


Parents hit out at Slipknot mask at play centre

A parent said she was shocked to a member of staff wearing a Slipknot mask. Picture: Charlotte Nolan

A play centre has found itself facing a social media backlash after a parent complained a member of staff's Halloween costume was inappropriate.


Appeal after child injured in hit and run

Officers have charged a man. Stock picture

Police are appealing for witnesses after a child was injured in a hit and run.

Mum facing prison after assaults

Bethany Ivell pleaded guilty to criminal damage and assault

A young mum who avoided jail after a bungled armed raid now faces prison after assaulting two police officers and a cashier.


Driver in custody after child injured in 'hit-and-run'

Police and secamb are at the scene. Stock image

A driver has been taken into custody after a child was hit by a car which did not stop.


Crash causes rush-hour delays

Police have been called to the scene

A crash on the Londonbound carriageway of the M20 caused rush-hour delays.


Wrong-way killer driver jailed

Christopher Clement. Picture: Kent Police

A man who crashed while driving against oncoming traffic on the M20 says he will never forgive himself for causing the death of his best friend.


Drug-driving violinist left biker seriously injured

Victoria Yellop has avoided jail

A disgraced classical musician left a motorcyclist in constant pain and unable to work after crashing into him while twice the drug-driving limit.


Woman charged with robbery

Stock image.

A woman is due to appear in court charged with stealing a handbag and burgling a McDonald's restaurant.

Explosion sends blacksmith's ashes soaring into sky

The set up of the anvil prior to firing

There was no better way to say goodbye to a young blacksmith, whose ashes were blasted 30ft into the air through the bygone practice of anvil firing.


Voyeur secretly filmed woman in bathroom

Jordan Brachio, with black coat and glasses, appeared before magistrates

A voyeur who set up a camera to secretly film women using the bathroom has avoided jail.

Lettings boss stole thousands from tenants

Lee Grace. Picture: Kent Police

A 'thoroughly dishonest' lettings manager who stole £45,000 collected from tenants to feed his gambling addiction has been jailed.


Teen hit by car

Stock image.

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.


MP's baby interrupts radio interview

MP Tom Tugendhat

A Kent MP had to cut a radio interview short when his baby started crying.

Wrong-way driver admits killing passenger in crash

The aftermath of the crash. Picture: Highways England

A former soldier who killed his passenger in a head-on crash while driving the wrong way down a motorway has been told to expect jail.


Two arrested over fuel theft

Stock picture.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of theft after being found loading containers into the back of a van.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More