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Four men and two women taken to hospital after M25 crash

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Six people were injured after a serious smash involving four cars and a lorry on the M25.

Shop owner fends off knife-wielding robber with wooden plank

Police are appealing for witnesses. Stock picture

A brave shopkeeper lashed out at a robber wielding a knife as they tried to raid a store.

Olympic rower Grainger celebrated on train

Olympic gold medallist Katherine Grainger has name emblazoned on Javelin train

Revealed: Towers traffic layout could be back

The current road layout in St Dunstan's

The controversial road layout used during the Westgate Towers traffic trial is one of four options set to be put out to public consultation.

Baby Jenson zooms in to 800th place

Baby Jenson with mum Kelly Reeves and dad Josh Evans at Maidstone Birth Centre

Maidstone Birth Centre has seen its 800th birth since it opened

'Illegal immigrants' found in back of lorry

Police have found eight suspected illegal immigrants in a lorry at Maidstone today.

Dog show raises £700 to help pet charity

Pooches were on parade in Teynham at the weekend during a special fun day.

Murdered man's mother facing jail sentence for knife attack

Police investigate in London Road, Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s on Twitter

A woman whose son was murdered by her partner is herself facing prison after today admitting stabbing a man in the thigh.

Hospital's future is in your hands

Daniel Sansum

MP Charlie Elphicke has appealed to the people of Deal to attend a public meeting to show support to secure the future of the town's hospital.

Pensioner dies after jumping into sea

Port of Dover

A 70 year-old man sparked a rescue mission in Calais when he jumped from a ferry and died

Wind turbine firm to create 106 jobs

X-Wind Power turbine

X-Wind Power is moving from the Isle of Wight to Discovery Park, Sandwich, and creating 106 jobs.

Pair arrested after street fight with samurai sword... and garden fork

Stock image

Police were called when two men brawled in a busy street while armed with a large sword and a garden tool.

Tonbridge and Malling children perform Oliver

Deputy Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, Cllr Mrs Sasha Luck, joins young people taking part in the Activate production of Oliver at Hayesbrook School.

Budding young actors staged their own production of Oliver to celebrate the end of a four-day drama workshop.

Sandwich Festival a huge success

Cllr Bernard Butcher, the Mayor of Sandwich, and his wife Margaret at St Bart's Chapel for the annual bun run

Sandwich Festival has been hailed as a great success, with plans already being made for next year’s event.

Galleon builder’s launch target

The Lady Brenda

An engineer who is building a replica galleon, using recycled materials, hopes it will set sail next year.

We are family! First meet after 40 years

The Thomas family reunion at Minster Abbey Hall

Relatives have travelled from across the world to Kent for a mammoth get together... the family's first in more than 40 years!

A tipple of Bailey’s for Win at 101

Win Kemp celebrating her 101st birthday

An Islander celebrated her 101st birthday with staff and friends at Age UK Sheppey.

Elderly man assaulted by 'cowardly thug'

Emergency services were called. Stock picture.

A pensioner was left shaken and with a swollen face after a "cowardly thug" punched him to the ground and stole from his home.

MP's doubt over military action in Syria

Sir Roger Gale MP

A Kent MP has spoken of his "grave" concerns about the consequences of British military action against the Assad regime in Syria.

Dickens’ home could open as school moves

Author Charles Dickens lived in Higham

The former home of author Charles Dickens is a step closer to being permanently opened to the public for the first time since his death in 1870.

Woman suffers head injury after falling from wall

The air ambulance was called. Stock picture.

Paramedics and an air ambulance were called to an Ashford street after a 39-year-old woman was injured in a fall.

Bigamist avoids jail after divorce paperwork blunder

Kershaw remarried even though he hadn't divorced a previous wife. Stock picture

A bigamist who remarried under the foolish illusion his previous wife had divorced him has narrowly avoided jail.

Shamed youth sports worker admits having sick child images

Phil Pittock admitted having hundreds of child abuse images

A former youth sports organiser found with hundreds of sickening child abuse images is facing sentence after pleading guilty to a string of charges.

Wife jailed after knifing husband in drink-fuelled row

A string of rows between an "ill-matched and ill-suited" couple escalated into a drunken spat... and a husband stabbed by his wife.

Homes replace cement works in £75m scheme

St Andrews Park, Halling.

Redrow to unveil a £75 million housing development on former cement works site

Newcomers add 20 jobs to rural offices

Park House, East Malling Trust Estate

East Malling Trust Estate attracts new businesses and 20 jobs to its rural offices that help fund fruit research

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