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Driver arrested after death of car passenger, 72

The scene of the crash at Pepperhill on the A2. Picture: @SeanAsh28

A driver has been quizzed by police on suspicion of causing the death of a 72-year-old woman in an A2 crash.

Woman dies in A2 horror at Pepperhill

The scene of the crash. Pictures supplied by @joanneroberts77

A woman died following a crash on the A2 at Pepperhill. A driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

£8.5m dockyard scheme moves closer

The dockyard revamp will extend over 4.5 hectares

Multi-million pound plans for Chatham Historic Dockyard ready to become reality

Kent agency promotes US electric cars

Detroit Electric sports car

PFPR Communications is promoting the rebirth of an American electric car brand

Retro pin-up: Bullies have driven my boy, 6, out of classroom

Suzanne O’Neill believes her career as a model may be a cause for her son’s bullying. Picture: The Photography Garden

A six-year-old boy has been kept away from classes for six months amid claims of violent bullying... because his mother is a 40s-style model.

Roman villa found after 140-year mystery

Archaeologists at the site of a Roman village in Teston, Maidstone

Delighted archaeologists have rediscovered the site of a Roman villa's bath house on the banks of the River Medway - forgotten for 140 years.

Drunk war hero soldier beats friend in row over ex-lover

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

A soldier who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan has been spared jail for badly beating an old friend at a party.

Kent abuzz at bumblebee release

The short-haired bumblebee. Picture: Dave Goulson

Around 50 rare queen bees are being released at a Dungeness nature reserve today in a bid to boost an extinct British species.

Council keen to push ahead with town centre regeneration

The collision happened in Gabriels Hill

Following the success of the revamp in Maidstone High Street, councillors plan their next step forward

‘Skills vital for young in job market’

MP Gordon Henderson

MP pledges to help school-leavers at Q&A session for business bosses

New drivetrain blend for Vauxhall Mokka

Vauxhall Mokka

Vauxhall Mokka buyers can now combine a turbocharged petrol engine with front-wheel drive for the first time.

Sniffer dogs out in force in Tunbridge Wells

Drugs crackdown leads to searches and one fine by police in Tunbridge Wells

Man charged after knifepoint robbery at bookies

The order was granted at Canterbury Magistrates' Court

Jason Stowers, 29, was due in court today after staff were threatened with a knife during a robbery at a Coral bookmakers.

Police are investigating after garden furniture was stolen

Police are cracking down on crime. Picture: Thinkstock

Police were called twice at the weekend over reports of suspicious behaviour near a DIY store in Maidstone

Outdoor cinema with inflatable screen plan

An image from SEAL to show how the outdoor cinema could look

An Island charity hopes to launch a free open air cinema on Sheppey.

Boat yard is tribute to a friend

Queenborough Rowing Club boatyard, North Road, Queenborough the launch of the club's revamped frontage

Fundraisers who contributed to a boat yard’s new look were thanked at a grand opening.

Joe gets through on TV's The Voice

Joseph Apostol, 21, from Gillingham

Two Medway singers went head to head in front of millions of viewers on hit talent show The Voice on Saturday night.

Man dies in mystery crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the A229 Staplehurst Road, Marden, on Saturday, in which a 56-year-old man died.

Blaze destroys 100 tons of hay

Thames-side Fire Station in Northfleet

One hundred tons of hay were destroyed in a fire at a farm near Pepper Hill on Saturday night.

Magnificent mansion on market for £2m plus

Peter Malkin will be sad to leave his home of Bridge Place for nearly 50 years

A country mansion where a businessman embroiled in a custody battle once hid his son from the authorities goes up for sale

'David's dead as no one listened'

Diabetic David Richmond had wanted to be more independent and self-medicate his insulin

A woman has slammed carers for allowing her partner who overdosed on insulin to take the drug unsupervised - despite attempting suicide 30 times.

Caretaker locking up row costs school £18k

Ex-school caretaker David Woolley outside King’s School, Rochester

A private school has paid out £18,000 to a caretaker after a tribunal ruled he was unfairly sacked for not checking in a building when he locked up.

Seafront stabbing after pizza shop row

Police were called to the scene at 12.30am

A 33-year-old man was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed outside a pizza shop.

Clean up campaign hit by mindless few

Vandals who ripped dog mess bags out of dispensers have been labelled as mindless by Swale council’s seafront officer.

Laura finds key to her future at Yale

Laura Tunbridge at her graduation ceremony at Yale.

A former Sheppey schoolgirl, who has graduated from a top American university, has thanked the teachers who spurred her on.

Lorry fire closes part of M20

Part of the M20 was closed for nearly two hours on Saturday morning due to a lorry fire.

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