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Police have closed Berengrave Lane

Police have appealed for witnesses to a crash in Rainham, in which a 46-year-old man died.

Banned, banned and banned again

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A Gravesend man has been jailed after he was caught drink-driving for the THIRD time as he tried to escape from police.

'Earthquake' as Labrinth sends fans flying


Singer Labrinth caused a sensation at a summer ball when he knocked dozens of fans to the floor in a stage dive.

Do you recognise this man?

Anyone who recognises the man should call 101 and quote reference YY/8203/13.

CCTV has been released of a man police want to speak to following the theft of a television from a supermarket in Swanley.

CCTV footage released in hunt for bank fraudster

Police have released a CCTV video image of a woman they want to speak to about an attempted £5,000 cheque fraud in the Ashford branch of RBS.

Teenager hit by lorry

A teenager has been taken to hospital after being hit by a lorry in Dartford.

Spike victim calls for danger to be removed

Yvonne Baker who impaled herself on a metal spike

A woman impaled on a metal spike during a night out in Rochester has spoken of her ordeal for the first time.

Rail bridge close for walkers

A long-running dispute between councillors and developers looks set to end as a planning application goes in for a pedestrian railway bridge.

Team work the key at Haynes

MD and chairman Andrew Haynes

A Ford dealership has won a top award for driving up servicing performance and customer satisfaction

Auto parts firm attracts 100 job seekers for 50 roles

ADL recruitment event at the Hilton, Maidstone. Lawrence Bayne finds out more from Hazel Walton

Job seekers flock to car parts firm's recruitment drive

New port boss pledges to make Dover best in the world

Port of Dover chief executive Tim Waggott.

Tim Waggott, acting chief executive of the Port of Dover, is committed to making Europe's busiest ferry terminal best in the world.

Hard times for burglar who thought he was Dickens

Russell Bibby

A burglar went on an orgy of drunken violence at a 15th Century listed home... thinking he was the author Charles Dickens!

Council failed blind woman in her nineties: Ombudsman

County Hall, Maidstone. Picture: John Wardley

Kent County Council must carry out a far-reaching review of elderly care charges after an Ombudsman was highly critical in two separate reports.

Moped 'demolished' in fatal crash with bread lorry: Court

The scene of the crash. Picture Countrywide Photographic

A 74-year-old moped rider died when his bike was 'demolished' under the wheels of a Warburtons bread lorry, a court heard.

Lorry fire in Benenden

Fire crews are fighting a blaze on a lorry in Benenden

Pair released on bail after shooting

The scene at Arundel Street, Maidstone

Police investigating a shooting in Maidstone have released two people on bail.

Baby freed from car

The Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury

Firefighters freed a baby locked in a car at Tunbridge Wells Hospital

'She's not as innocent as she looks'

Leslie Bates

What a pervert said about his nine-year-old victim before he was locked away for 10 years.

Tyler, 15, takes charge of team... of under-14s

New football boss Tyler House aims to become the Special One by copying old Big 'Ead.

Crowds flock to village war event

Visitors were transported back in time when they arrived at Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway.

E-fit released in search for attack suspect

Assault suspect

Officers investigating an assault on a middle aged man who was walking along Jemmett Road in Ashford have released an image of the suspect.

Man dies after dozens of anti-depressant tablets 'slipped into beer': Court

Jason Wood died after his beer was spiked with a month's dose of anti-depressants

A pal slipped a load of anti-depressant pills into his mate's beer 'for a laugh'... only for his friend to later die, a court heard.

Teen due in court after dog walker's death on crossing

John Hobson, who was killed on the crossing in 2012.

A 19-year-old is to appear in court accused of causing the death by dangerous driving of a father-of-two on a zebra crossing.

Help for Heroes fundraisers ride into town

MP Mark Reckless meets some of the bike riders

Wounded soldiers taking part in a Paris-to-London cycle ride stopped off in Gillingham.

Mystery after teen's river death

Ben Phillips

An inquest into the death of a teenager found dead in the River Medway has recorded an open verdict.

Heritage Quarter is 'against the law'

How the Heritage Quarter in Gravesend could look

Civic group Urban Gravesham says Gravesham council has broken the law and it wants Heritage Quarter plans brought back before councillors.

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