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Lorry accident causing delays

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A lorry which has overturned and ended up in a ditch following an accident is causing long delays for motorists.

Work approved for crumbling building

Preston Hall

Experts say parts of Preston Hall, in the heart of Aylesford’s Royal British Legion Village, are at risk of crumbling and pose a risk to the public.

Crowds gather to remember those who gave their lives

The New Garden of Honour is filled with people attending the service. Picture: Rebecca Clark

Crowds gathered in Aylesford on Remembrance Day to pay their respects at a ceremony in the Royal British Legion's newly refurbished memorial garden.

Did Lord Lucan flee from Kent airfield?

Lord Lucan

The infamous Lord Lucan may have made his escape from a small Kent aerodrome, according to new research.


Reward of £10,500 offered for help catching gang of jewel thieves

The group is believed to be responsible for around 100 crimes across the South East.

Motorway crash causes delays

M20 junction 3 interchange with M26, near Wrotham

A motorway shut in both directions after a car swerved off the road and onto an embankment has now re-opened.

Blood ties to be tested in father’s muddy challenge

Paul Pullen and his six sons who are competing in It Takes Seven charity event

A father-of-seven who suffers from skin cancer will take part in a charity challenge to help combat the disease alongside his six sons.

Two vehicle crash at Junction 4 of M20 causes delays

Police are at the scene. Stock pic.

Two of four lanes are closed following the police incident with delays expected.

Delays to last for two weeks in Snodland

Drivers should approach the area with caution. Stock image

Delays are expected in Snodland until mid November due to drainage works.

Four people injured in accident in Plaxtol

Fire crews are at the scene. Stock pic

A woman was cut free from her car after a three-vehicle crash in Plaxtol.

Please, please me... begs Strawberry Fields Forever

Summer Strawberry Fields Forever Cole with her Beatles memorabilia

It was a long and winding road... when Summer Strawberry Fields Forever Cole asked for her full name to be printed on her debit card!


Second vehicle hits bridge causing train delays

Southeastern train. Stock image.

For the second time in less than a week a vehicle has struck a bridge causing train delays.

Ukip targets Tonbridge and Malling

UKIP PPC Robert Izzard campaigning in Edenbridge High Street

Tonbridge and Malling has been a safe Tory seat since its creation as a constituency in 1974, but that is not deterring Ukip campaigner Robert Izzard.

Motorway reopens after three-car crash

The scene on the M20 Credit: Highways Agency

The M20 London-bound has now reopened after a three-car crash caused gridlock.


Firefighters busy with two car blazes

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

There were vehicle fires in Wrotham and Paddock Wood this afternoon.

Developer drafts in extra marshals over parking issues

The construction site in East Malling

Contractors now need two marshals to cope with residents' complaints about parking near a construction site.


Crews tackle lorry fire

Fire crews are at the scene. Stock pic

A lorry fire partially blocked Seven Mile Lane in East Peckham this morning.

Boy,16, charged after brutal assault on train worker

Police found the stolen car on the M20

A Southeastern staff member was left with numerous injuries following a serious assault on a train.

Children tackle school's poor parkers

The children's "parking ticket"

Pupils at Kings Hill Primary School have become parking wardens to counter dangerous and inconsiderate parking.


Bomb scare at primary school

The school was evacuated

A school was evacuated after a device, thought to be a wartime shell, was found by a student.


Crash causes M20 tailbacks

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Drivers warned to expect delays after a between Junction 4 for Leybourne and Junction 3 for Borough Green.

Boot fair pair cleared of attacking rivals

Two men accused of attacking boot fair rivals in a dispute over a poster on their turf have been found not guilty.


Updated war memorial to be unveiled

Leybourne war memorial

Renovated memorial with extra names will be unveiled at Leybourne for Remembrance Sunday.

Outrage as historic pub to become Co-Op

Lib Dem candidate for Snodland East in the upcoming borough election, Luke Chapman, who is campaigning against the proposed transformation of The Bull pub in to a Co-op

A petition has been launched after a historic town centre drinking hole was closed to make way for a supermarket.


Fuel spillage after crash forces lane closure

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One lane on the M20 is currently closed between Aylesford and Leybourne.

Cleaners called in after obscenities scrawled on HQ sign

Obscenities scrawled on the back of the Coldharbour police station sign

No site is sacred from graffiti vandals - after they scrawled obscenities on a sign for Kent's police headquarters.

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