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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

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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

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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

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


Horror as kitten shot 12 times

The 11-month-old kitten was shot 12 times with an air-gun

Cash is pouring in to pay for surgery for an 11-month-old kitten after it was shot 12 times with an airgun - including twice in the head.


Crash victim made off from police

Friends have paid tribute to Tom Greening

A man died on his 24th birthday after making off from police in a car and driving head-on into a lorry, an inquest heard.

Council works to evict travellers

Travellers have set up camp in Larkfield. Stock picture.

A council is working to evict travellers who set up camp on community land.


Four arrests after spate of burglaries

Four men have been arrested. Stock picture.

Four men have been arrested with a series of burglaries across the South East, including at properties in Kent.

Double arrest after burglary

Five men stormed into the Marden property. Stock picture.

Police have arrested a man and a woman after a purse was stolen in a burglary.

Tributes paid to pensioner found in woodland

Frank Gore, whose body was found in woodland after he was reported missing

Friends have been paying tribute to a popular pensioner whose body was found in woodland a week after he went missing.

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