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Blaze rips through caravan

The scene of the blaze Credit: Jayson Worsfold

Flames tore through a caravan today as it was towed along a Kent road, causing serious delays.

M20 carriageway cleared after earlier tailbacks

Tailbacks on the M20 following the coast-bound collision. Pic: Highways Agency/Crown Copyright 2014.

Drivers are being advised of continuing delays following an accident on the coastbound M20 this afternoon.

Bully rips off wife's ponytail after love rival taunts

Snodland man Steven Bond pulled out his wife's ponytail in a row

A thug left his wife in agony when he ripped off her ponytail after taunting her about a previous lover.


New special school proposed for Tonbridge

A new school for 182 pupils with special needs has been proposed for Tonbridge

Kent County Council proposes new special school for 182 pupils proposed for Tonbridge.


Drive-thru to replace First World War bungalows

Permission has been granted to demolish bungalows in Hermitage Lane.

Bungalows once used by war veterans will be demolished to make way for a drive-thru and a small retail park.


Aylesford team constructs the world's largest structure...from K'NEX

Bloodhound Project Director and current land speed record holder, Richard Noble, officially unveils a life-sized replica of the 42 foot-long Bloodhound supersonic car

A replica jet-propelled car built in Aylesford has taken the title of the world's largest K'NEX structure from a 12ft T-Rex.

Parkinson's patient wing walks for charity

The trio will be heading for the skies. Stock pic

A Parkinson's patient and his nurse have raised £4,600 for charity following an aerobatic stunt.

Car and motorbike collide

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A road has reopened after a Toyota Yaris and a triumph motorcycle collided.


Petition launched by sleep-deprived residents

Drivers should approach the area with caution. Stock image

People in Borough Green have presented a petition to Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council calling for traffic calming measures.

Fake police officer cons elderly couple into handing over money

The couple helped police put together this image

A man pretending to be a police officer has conned an elderly couple into handing over a large amount of cash.


Campaigners fight against plans to remove tree

Campaigners stand by the Tree in Hadlow at the junction of Carpenters Lane which KCC want to cut down.

Campaigners are rooted in conflict with Kent County Council following claims the tree is a safety hazard.

Cleaner killed as 26ft rubbish pile falls on him

Blaise Farm Quarry in Kings Hill

An industrial cleaner has been killed after a pile of rubbish up to eight metres (26ft) high fell and suffocated him.


Nuisance biker has bike confiscated

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A 16-year-old boy could have his bike crushed after police confiscated it. He had ignored a previous warning against anti-social behavior.

Schools celebrate GCSE results

Amy Gearing, Chloe Cunningham, Amy Medhurst, Emily O’Connell and Rebecca Jeffery celebrate GCSE success at Holmesdale Technology College

Click here for a lowdown on how pupils at schools in Tonbridge and Malling fared in their GCSEs.

Two car crash on M26

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A Volkswagen Touran and a Toyota Rav 4 collided on the M26 this morning.

Delays as mobile home blocks road

A mobile home has blocked the A26 at Hadlow

Both lanes of a major road have been blocked by a mobile home.


From Second World War landmark to Costa Coffee...

The control tower located on the old site of West Malling Airfield

Permission has been granted to transform a Grade II listed air traffic control tower into a Costa Coffee.

Man wrongly received more than £15k in benefits

Sevenoaks Magistrates' Court. Stock picture.

A man who wrongly received more than £15,000 in benefits alongside his wages has been slapped with a community order.

Delays after Leybourne car fire

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Drivers are warned of delays in Leybourne after a car fire.

Two call outs for fire service during latest strike

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Crews have been called to two fires in the Malling area during the latest fire strike.

Hundreds celebrate A-level success

Lewis Boniface, Tony Russo and Harry Stone celebrate getting their A-level results at Holmesdale Technology College in Snodland.

Pupils across Tonbridge and Malling are celebrating excellent A-level results.

Man killed by train identified

The incident happened at West Malling station. Picture: Martin Apps

A man hit and killed by a Southeastern train has been identified, police have revealed.


Delays as lorry cab bursts into flames

Smoke billows from the lorry. Picture: @jpercival104

A lorry fire that saw smoke billowing from the driver's cab has been causing delays for motorists.

Man missing from shopping centre found

Missing man Kenneth Stanley

A Lenham man who vanished from a shopping centre has been found safe.

Man who used internet to arrange child abuse jailed

Nicholas Allen

A pervert is behind bars after travelling to Kent to commit "appalling" abuse on an eight year-old girl.

Health lifeline... in a phone box

 Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling Cllr Sasha Luck, and president of the Malling Lions Mike Howes, at the opening of a defibrillator

Forget Superman, standing in one town's phone box could be a real lifesaver... after a defibrillator was installed.

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