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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.

Robber who grabbed necklace from pensioner jailed

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A man who conned his way into a pensioner’s house and then ripped a gold necklace from her neck has been jailed.

Walkers warned of algae danger

Leybourne Lakes

Dog owners have been warned to keep their pets away from a popular lake over fears deadly algae may be present.

VIDEO: Car 'side-swiped by lorry' on motorway

Scott Hall's dashcam recorded the terrifying moment

A driver captured the terrifying moment his car was allegedly struck by a lorry on a Kent motorway.


Motorway reopens after vehicle overturns

Long delays on the M20

There were long delays on a Kent motorway after a vehicle overturned.


Appeal as man dies from unexplained injuries

Derek Gane's death is being treated as unexplained

Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man, found with unexplained injuries by a railway bridge.


Police: House fire was suspected arson attack

Henry Clarke took this picture of SGN workers at the scene. Fire damage can be seen on the front of one of the homes.

Police have issued an appeal saying a house fire which saw two women and two young children rescued, is being treated as arson.

Crews tackle motorway car fire

The car is on fire. Picture: Dave Cox.

Delays have now cleared after a car burst into flames on a busy motorway.


Dad threatens to kill son as barbecue ends in violence

Violence erupted at the barbeque. Library image.

A family barbecue descended into violence when a father 'saw red' and threatened to stab his son after drinking 12 cans of lager.


Mum has locks glued up NINE times

Lauren Willcox was left stranded with her baby Michael

A camera has been installed in a block of flats after a mum repeatedly found her locks glued up, leaving her stranded outside with her baby.


Nando's opens new branch

Cllr Roger Dalton, mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, cuts the ribbon of the new Nando's.

A Kent mayor "dabbed" with staff to celebrate the opening of a new Nando's branch today.

Renewed appeal after fatal crash

Police at Malling Road.

Police want to speak to the drivers of vehicles in the area around the time a woman in her 60s died in a head-on crash.

Car fire on M20

Credit: @kentpoliceroads

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a car, which closed one lane of a motorway.

'Stop car park being used as toilet'

Jim Matthews and staff from Leay at Quarry Wood Retail Park, Aylesford, are fed up with lorry drivers leaving litter and pooing in the bushes

Employees at a retail park want action to stop lorry drivers openly defecating in bushes and leaving the place strewn with litter.


Man arrested after crash leaves woman with serious injuries

Police at Malling Road

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit after a crash left a woman with serious injuries.

Second crash on same part of motorway causes chaos

The air ambulance at the scene

The air ambulance was called to a second accident on one section of the M20.


Fruit machine stolen in late-night raid at golf club

West Malling Golf Course was targeted just before 1am

Two men are being hunted by detectives after a late-night burglary at a village golf course.


M20 delays due to overturned lorry

The lorry has overturned just off the carriageway. Picture: Kent Police RPU

Long delays are being reported after the lorry overturned between junction 5 and 4.

Drink-drive arrest after three-car crash

Police at the scene Picture: @KentSpecials

One man remains in custody following the smash in a Kent town this morning.

Man arrested after stealing bike from supermarket

Police were called. Stock image

A man's been arrested on suspicion of theft after a bicycle was stolen from outside a Kent supermarket.

Bank branch to close

Barclays in Borough Green is to Close. Picture: Google Maps

A village's last bank branch is to close, prompting dismay from a Kent MP.


MP's guide for workers after salad firm's shock closure

Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat

A Kent MP has produced a guide to help workers who have lost their jobs following the shock closure of a salad factory.


Motorcyclist injured in crash

Police were called. Stock image.

A motorcyclist has been injured in a crash with a car on a main road this morning.


Vandals target vehicles

Stock image

Vandals have targeted six vehicles in a Kent village, police say.

Charity ball to remember Laura

Laura Clarke died from breast cancer

Friends remember Laura Clarke as a selfless volunteer who continued to help others after she was diagnosed with cancer herself.


Lorry overturns at residential estate entrance

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Kings Hill, Shops, Restaurants & Businesses Facebook page

Drivers suffered long delays after a lorry overturned at a roundabout close to the entrance of a residential estate.

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