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Bullies tell teenager to 'slit her wrists'

Aimee Birke

Police were called after a 16-year-old girl had her face superimposed onto film posters for a movie about suicide by boys in her school.


Coach and car crash on motorway

The crash involving a coach and a car happened at around 11.35am.

Drivers are being warned to drive with caution on the M20 this morning following a crash involving a car and a coach.

Kent MP elected chair of Foreign Affairs Select Committee

Tom Tugendhat, MP for Tonbridge, Edenbridge and Malling

MP is elected head of committee to scrutinise government and ensure views of MPs are reflect in government policy.

Mother disturbs burglars trying to steal safe

Nelson Ripley has been jailed

A former England boxer has been jailed after a woman returned home to find him and an accomplice dragging a safe out of her house.


Drivers face flooded road at retail park

The A20 London Road at Aylesford is flooded. Pic courtesy of @miketango901

Drivers passing a retail park are set for a wet ride as heavy rain has caused flooding to nearby roads.


Activities cancelled due to travellers

West Malling Village Hall is owned by the parish council

Travellers have moved on to land in a village resulting in a number of activities being cancelled.


Missing man found

Ricky Francomb has been reported missing. Pic: Kent Police

Police have found a man who had last been seen on Thursday.


Cygnet trapped with dead sibling

The RSPCA was called after a baby swan was trapped in fishing line alongside its dead sibling.

Sunday muddy Sunday

Left to right; Eloise Douglass, Laura Miucci, and Tia Bullen are set to run the Pretty Muddy Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research

Hundreds of runners are gearing up for a day of mud, sweat and hopefully not too many tears at the Pretty Muddy Race for Life this weekend.

Emergency works after concrete poured in sewer

Police Station Road, West Malling

Southern Water will be carrying out emergency overnight works after concrete was poured into a sewer.

50 WI ladies stuck in a jam...

Staff from the Windmill pub and restaurant in Eynhorne Road came to the rescue of 50 WI members who were trapped in a village hall car park in Hollingbourne. Picture: Google Maps

Police were called after 50 WI women were left trapped in a village hall.

Spate of incidents cause motorway chaos

Traffic is being held after a multi-vehicle accident. Picture: Highways England

Drivers have been hit by a heavy delays after a series of incidents on a Kent motorway this afternoon.


Help Dave walk again!

Karen Sydee is doing a fundraising walk, hoping to pay for a KerDOG walker for her paralysed Labrador, Dave.

Karen Sydee is trying to raise money for her eight-year old labrador, Dave, who was paralysed earlier this year.


Man charged with threats to kill and common assault

Police are looking for the car which left the scene before they arrived.

Police have charged a 24-year-old man from Snodland with 10 offences including assault.

Councillor reprimanded over stand-off with head

Mike Taylor

An outspoken councillor has been reprimanded following a stand-off with a head teacher which led to the police being called.


Woman suffers burns in house fire

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock image

Firefighters had to give first aid to a householder after they arrived at a 999 call to find her home well alight.


Council deny judging traveller blockade as 'fly tipping'

The blockade was set up to stop caravans getting onto the land

Residents who set up a blockade on public land in their neighbourhood to prevent travellers parking there have been shocked by the council's response.


Residents create blockade to stop travellers

Removal vans are blocking the way onto the land

Residents who are fed up of travellers setting up camp on land in their village have set up a blockade to stop the caravans.


Teen arrested after stabbing at tennis courts

The alleged attack happened at Kings Hill tennis courts. Picture: Google.

A 16-year-old boy is being questioned by police after a teenager was flown to hospital with a stab wound to the chest.

Bee swarm outside pub

The bees were on a picnic bench outside the pub

A huge bee swarm was spotted on a picnic bench outside a pub.


Travellers take over sports ground

Caravans have parked up at the K Sports Ground in Aylesford

Around eight caravans have parked up on a football team's ground.


Metal thief jailed after stealing hot water tank

Everhurst was jailed for 14 months

A metal thief who flooded a property when he stole a hot water tank and copper piping has been jailed.


Teen flown to hospital after being stabbed in chest

The air ambulance was called to the scene. Stock picture.

Emergency crews including the police and air ambulance were called after a teenager was seriously hurt in a reported fight at tennis courts.


Blaze starts in pile of fly-tipped rubbish

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Firefighters were called after a blaze started in a large pile of fly-tipped rubbish.


Swans cause a flap on motorway

The swans were rescued from the M20. Picture: Highways England

A group of swans caused a flap after making their way onto a busy motorway.


Veteran enterprise lands rail signage contract

Signmaking at the RBLI

A Kent organisation has secured a multi-million pound contract to make signs for Network Rail.

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