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Queues ease after crash

Queuing traffic at the Stockbury roundabout. Stock image

Delays after an earlier crash near a busy roundabout have now cleared.


Bridge delays clear after car breaks down

The QEII Bridge

Traffic is getting back to normal after a vehicle broke down on the QEII bridge.


Delays clear after crash

The New Dover Road was partly blocked after a crash

A busy road was partly blocked after a multi-vehicle crash.


Explosion heard near compound

Witnesses have reported hearing an explosion and seeing a fire, with smoke seen billowing for miles.

Firefighters cut man free after crash between lorry and car

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Firefighters had to cut the roof off a vehicle to rescue a man following a crash.

E-fit released after boy offered lift by stranger

Police want to speak to this man.

Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to trace after a boy was offered a lift by a motorist.

Ghost above city centre coffee shop?

A ghostly figure is claimed to be in the third-story window.

A ghost hunter claims to have snapped a smiling spirit - but is it genuine?


Pranksters enjoy late night dip

The trio were enjoyed a late night dip at Medway Park.

Footage has emerged online of three pranksters swimming and diving off boards in the swimming pool at night while it was closed.


Signed classic takes pride of place in new library

From left, Mrs Wells, Library Coordinator, John Kirk, Storyteller and Miss Litton. Head Teacher and Daisy, nine, cutting the ribbon with other pupils at the official opening of the newly refurbished Grove Park Primary School's library.

After a signed book was found on a school shelf by a pupil, it was framed and now sits pride of place in a school's new library

Kent's general election costs revealed

Voters queuing to enter the polling station

The cost to Kent taxpayers of holding the general election has been revealed. Here's how your area fares.

Soldier jailed for killing woman in crash

Susan Hayward

A man has been sent to prison for killing a "greatly loved" woman in a near head-on crash after driving at a "phenomenal speed" in a country road.


Far right activist spared jail after filming in court

Tommy Robinson is accused of contempt of court.

The founder of far-right group EDL has been sentenced after filming inside court and calling rape defendants 'Muslim paedophiles'.

England football coach turns heads at village

The coach arrives in Chilham

When the official England coach slowly made its way up the streets of a Kent village, residents waited to see if Wayne Rooney and co had arrived.


Police called to disturbance at mosque

The group outside the mosque

Police have been called to a Kent mosque after a group of men drinking beer and waving placards staged a protest.


Four men guilty of takeaway gang rape

Rafiullah Hamidy. Picture: Kent Police.

Four men have been found guilty of gang raping a drunk 16-year-old girl above a takeaway after she stopped to ask for directions.

Travellers set up at cricket club

The travellers at Gore Court Cricket Club

A number of caravans have appeared at a town's cricket club grounds.


'We should not hide away who we are'

The Rev Julie Coleman will wear this attire everyday until the first anniversary of the Manchester bombing

An Anglican priest has vowed to wear a black cassock every day until the first anniversary of the Manchester bombing to “embrace diversity”.


Military drafted in to protect Kent from terror threat

The Ministry of Defence police are being drafted in. Picture: MoD.

Ministry of Defence police have joined armed officers on the streets of Kent as patrols are stepped up amid an increased terror threat.


Postman hailed hero after saving heart attack victim

Postman Jeff alerted the emergency services when Margaret had a heart attack

A postman who saved the life of an elderly woman after she unknowingly suffered a heart attack as he delivered to her house has been hailed a hero.

Roller skaters in dance competition

Members of the Medway Roller Dance Club.

Young members of the Medway Roller Dance Club hope to impress judges at international competition


CCTV released after bank card burglary

Police want to speak to this woman.

Officers have released a photo of a woman they want to speak to following a bank card burglary.

Bonjour, Monsieur mayor

Dover mayor Neil Rix with Calais deputy mayor Philippe Mignonet

A Kent mayor making had an Entente Cordiale with a visit from a French twin town dignitary.


Warning issued for Bank Holiday washout

A warning's in place for heavy rain. Stock image.

Enjoy the sunshine while you can - a severe weather warning has been issued for heavy rain over the long weekend.


Did your child write this letter?

This is a snippet of the letter sent in to the council. Picture: Shepway District Council

A council would like to respond to a handwritten letter from a child who has asked for a play park to be built but failed to leave any contact details

Apartment blocks evacuated after three arson attacks

Police are treating the fires as arson

People banged on doors to wake their neighbours after three fires threatened to send apartment blocks up in flames.


Algae plagues lake for a second time

Deadly algae has been discovered at Conningbrook Lakes country park

A popular lake used for water sports has been closed off once again due to the discovery of toxic algae, which can be dangerous to dogs.


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