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Cross Channel ferry runs aground

A P&O ferry bound for Dover has run aground in bad weather near the Port of Calais. Pic: Dean Carguillo

A ferry heading to Kent has run aground as it tried to leave the Port of Calais in bad weather.


Disrupted trains due to fallen tree

Ashford International Station

Train journey's have been disrupted after a fallen tree blocks the line.

Hundreds of homes left without power

Work is being done to the power cables.

Engineers are working to restore power to hundreds of homes as temperatures drop to almost freezing.


Manager who stole £250,000 ordered to repay £1

The premises of Emmerich (Berlon) Ltd in Kingsnorth Industrial Estate, Ashford

A woman who siphoned off money from workplace to pay for her lifestyle will only pay back a nominal fee because she has no sellable assets.


Passengers injured as bus hits building

An Arriva bus. Stock image

Some passengers have been hurt after a bus crashed into a building in a busy town centre.


M20 lanes are now re-opened

Stock picture.

Police have confirmed that closed lanes on the M20 have now been re-opened after a collision.

Missing Leah found

Missing: Leah Hazelton. Picture: Kent Police

Police say missing teenager Leah Hazelton has been found safe and well.


Snow settling in Kent

Snow settling in Tankerton

Snow is starting to settle in parts of Kent, with a white blanket covering roads and gardens.


'Save buses with people power'

Dover district buses - fight to stop journey cuts

Residents have been called on to rally to stop bus journey cut plans.


Wheelchair delays leave disabled gran in limbo

Rosemary Norris and her son John who have been waiting almost a year for parts for their wheelchairs

A 67-year-old grandmother placed an order for spare parts for her wheelchair seven months ago...but is still waiting for them to be delivered.


Man caught with homemade guns

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A judge has warned an offender to expect a lengthy jail sentence after being caught with disguised handguns.

Why homeless appeal matters so much

Homelessness is prevalent in many parts of Kent. Library image

Writer and former homeless man David George explains the difference charities like Sanctuary make to the lives of those on the streets.


"Family from Hell" all behind bars for Christmas

Shameless: Neighbours say the Selwood;s are like Channel 4's Gallagher family in the TV series Shameless. Picture: Channel 4

Neighbours are celebrating after a Kent family, likened to the Gallaghers in TV's Shameless, are jailed for the festive period.


Car ploughes into hairdressers

The car wedged into the shop front. Picture: Kerrigan Bethel

Emergency services were called after a driver lost control and went into the front of a shop.


Bus 'crashes into building'

An Arriva bus. Stock image

A road was partially blocked after a bus ploughed into a building in a town centre.


Game of Thrones star to attend festival

The Iron Throne from Game of Throne

A Game of Thrones star has been confirmed to attend a festival in Kent dedicated to the show.

TOWIE's Megan McKenna visits Kent

December: Country girl Megan McKenna in her calendar

The Only Way Is Essex celebrity Megan McKenna broke off her singing tour to sign calendars in A Kent town.


Man dies in collision

Deal Dover road. Road closed due to serious accident.

Police have confirmed that a man has died after a car crash in the early hours of this morning.


Police appeal after man robbed

Stock photo

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was reportedly robbed in the early hours of this morning.

Ritz ordered to pay claim over 'rock hard' scones

Stock image. The scones were 'rock hard'.

A family have won a claim against the Ritz after being served 'rock hard' scones and having their tea spilt.


Man wanted in connection with assault

Stephen McIntyre. Credit: Kent Police

Police are looking for this man who has been added to the force's Most Wanted list.


Man arrested over copper cable theft

Copper cables. Credit: Kent Police

A man has been arrested after a tonne of stolen copper cables were discovered.


Four people taken to hospital after crash

Deal - Dover road. Road closed due to serious accident.

Four people have been taken to hospital after a serious collision.


Reality star appears at shopping centre

Megan McKenna

A reality TV and country music star is set to meet and greet fans at a Kent shopping centre today.


Volunteer shortage puts winter shelter in jepardy

Picture: stock image posed by model

The County Town’s only winter shelter for homeless people has been put in jeopardy by a shortage of volunteers.


Couple’s shock as Butlin's pulls plug on party

Frank and Denise O'Hara, of Sheerness Holiday Park, who are furious with Butlin's after it cancelled their wedding anniversary break with just a few weeks' notice

A couple who planned to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family break had it cancelled at last minute.

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