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Firefighters tackle chimney blaze

Two fire engines called to St Michael's on Friday

Two people injured in car crash

A woman driver and her male passenger suffered multiple injuries in a car crash this morning.

Woman cautioned after false sexual assault claim

Police cordon at the Boundary Road recreation ground, Ramsgate

A teenager who claimed she was sexually assaulted at a recreation ground has been cautioned for wasting police time.

Revealed: Double life of man who lay dead for two years

Konstantinos Georgakopolos, who lay dead after two years

A forgotten man who lay dead in his kitchen for almost two years was a businessman who wore cowboy boots and drove a Rolls Royce, it's been revealed.

Woman in hospital after stabbing

Kent Police sign

A man arrested over the suspected stabbing of a woman in Ashford has been released.

The man who cracked the dial-Vinci code

Nigel Clarke. Picture: SWNS

A frustrated phone user was so fed up hanging on the line and pressing buttons to call centres he decided to crack the code...

Agents advertise home... with tenant laid to rest inside

George Murton

A lettings agency has apologised to a grieving family after they advertised a pensioner's home to rent - as he still lay dead in his bedroom.

Son's pride at medals for hero dad

Colin Barker with the medals his father earned during the Second World War

A son whose father refused to talk about his battle record has reclaimed four medals... 68 years after the end of the Second World War.

Dishwasher sets kitchen alight

A couple had a lucky escape after their carbon monoxide detector alerted them to an electrical fire in the middle of the night.

Jaguar set alight on owner's drive

Police are investigating after a high-end car was apparently torched in a quiet village.

The coach to Bluewater? You’ll get there in six hours...

Pat Bavin of Bishopstone Lane, Herne Bay, complaining about the journey time to Bluewater by National Express coaches.

Coach operator National Express is telling shoppers from Herne Bay they face journey times of up to six hours each way to Bluewater.

The doctor will see you... NOW!

Grahame and Lucy Smithers and their daughter Jessie

New mum Lucy Smithers came away with more than the usual pills and lotions during a routine visit to her GP...

A raid on a shop with a difference

Rosemary Smith is staging a Cash Mob in Deal

A mob is set to target a series of shops today - find out why the owners are in favour of the storming...

Thugs jailed after senseless attack at barbecue

Two brutes are behind bars after an attack so vicious it left their victim looking like a "rag doll".

Spring has finally arrived!

Carpet of bluebells in Kings Wood, Challock. Picture By Gary Browne

It may look gloomy outside but the countryside around Ashford has burst into colour

Ex-St John Ambulance volunteer faces retrial in sex case

St John Ambulance worker John Franklin is accused of sex assaults

A jury has been discharged in the case of a former St John Ambulance volunteer accused of sexually assaulting four women.

Pair charged after string of armed robberies

McColls in St Martin's Square, Larkfield, after the raid

Two men are due in court after a series of armed raids across Kent.

New play areas get the thumbs up from pupils

The children enjoying the new equipment at Elms Vale.

Pupils from Priory Fields School had a break from their lessons on Friday to try out some play equipment which they had helped choose.

Double delivery as baby arrives with the shopping

Dave Cooper delivered wife Susan's baby Sam at home before paramedics arrived

Paramedics determined to deliver something after missing a mother's home birth put away her shopping when a Sainsbury's van arrived moments later.

Lorry overturns at roundabout

Overturned lorry at Cowstead Corner

A lorry has overturned at a roundabout on the Isle of Sheppey this afternoon, blocking a busy section of the A249.

Armed robbers jailed for 27 years after vicious Thomas Cook raids

CCTV pictures show raiders bursting into Thomas Cook in Sandwich

A pair who tied up staff and threatened to kill Thomas Cook workers in a series of armed raids have been jailed for a total of 27 years.

Planning permission for Conningbrook given go ahead

Conningbrook Lakes in Kennington

Plans for a new country park in Ashford have been given the green light by the borough council

Two women taken to hospital after crash

Two women were taken to hospital after a crash in the morning rush hour in Pier Road, Gillingham

Homebase reveals proposal to close town centre store

Homebase has confirmed it is debating the future of its Maidstone branch

The Saturdays to play Bluewater

The Saturdays

The Saturdays are to headline two weeks of live entertainment at Bluewater.

'Don't build asbestos depot near us'

Chatham MP Tracey Crouch with protesters against the planned scheme earlier this year

Angry residents came face-to-face last night with a firm which wants to build an asbestos transfer station near their homes.

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