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Police descend on Kent village

There were reports of a lot of police activity in a Kent village this morning, after two men were reportedly seen acting suspiciously.

Incidents at country park spark new initiative

After a number of incidents, including drug related problems, has seen the start of a new awareness raising initiative.

Man trapped in car following rush-hour crash

Firefighters were called to free a man following a crash which blocked two lanes of the motorway this morning.

Blind dog sets off for sight surgery

A blind dog, found abandoned in Maidstone, has travelled to a specialist vets for surgery on her sight after a fund raised thousands for her.

Large woodchip fire in village

Fire crews were today still dealing with a pile of woodchips that went up in flames.

Queues build after car fire

A car fire on the M20 has led to rush-hour delays.

Embers from chiminea blamed for blaze

Discarded ash from a piece of patio furniture is being blamed for a Larkfield as Kent Fire and Rescue advise of proper disposal

Guys get stripped for fundraising calendar

A group of retirees have been baring nearly all in a bid to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK with a rather risqué stunt.

Taxi drivers join fight against child abuse

Taxi drivers in parts of the county are being trained to spot the signs of child sex abuse in the wake of scandals across Britain.

Donations flood animal charity to help blind dog

A fund set up to give an abandoned dog the sight back in one of her eyes has been flooded with donations from hundreds of people touched by her story.

Video: Harriet the wheely lucky tortoise

A tortoise which lost its back legs after an attack by a wild animal is on the road to recovery after a vet fitted wheels from a toy car to its shell.

Road closed at Capel after crash

A road between Tonbridge and Paddock Wood was closed following a rush-hour crash.

Tree cheers as summer delivers an exotic crop

A Larkfield couple were surprised to find their banana tree was bearing fruit, years after they bought it.

Station car park plan withdrawn after school's objection

Campaigners are celebrating after plans for a car park opposite a school were abandoned by the developer.

Man is first person in Kent convicted of drug-driving

A 23-year-old appeared in court and admitted he was over the legal drug-drive level for cannabis when police stopped him.

VIDEO: Taking a roundabout approach

A van driver has been caught going the wrong way around the roundabout close to a primary school.

Campaign launched to save blind dog's sight

An abandoned dog found tied to a pallet of bricks and nearly blind is set to undergo surgery in bid to restore her sight.

Parent alert after reports of suspicious men near school

Police are investigating reports of men behaving suspiciously by a primary school.

Thousands join the carnival atmosphere

The annual Snodland Carnival attracted some 3,000 people as they soaked up the sun.

Snake spotted as search for giant 'Zombie' python continues

As the search for a missing 10ft python continues, another unexpected, scaled visitor has made an appearance in the garden of a Kent home.

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