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Shock as baby and toddler locked in car

A woman claims she saw children unattended in a car. Stock image.

A woman described her shock at finding a baby and toddler locked in a car as temperatures rose - but faced a backlash online for failing to act.


Delays ease after M2 crash

Motorists can expect long delays. Stock image

An accident on the M2 caused queues for drivers.

Long delays due to M25 van fire

There are long delays heading into Kent after a van burst into flames following a crash on the M25.

Traffic clears following three-vehicle crash

The accident happened on the A249 near the Stockbury Roundabout. File image

Delays have now eased, several hours after two cars and a van crashed on a busy road.


Government urged to reduce high speed rail fares

A high speed train

The government is to be urged to bring down the cost of Kent's high-speed rail service when it decides who should run the network from next year.


Squirrel stuck on pole for two days

The squirrel was stuck for two days. Picture Google Images

Firefighters were called to help rescue a squirrel which had been stuck up a telegraph pole for two days.


Tunnel closed overnight

The inside the Dartford Tunnel. Picture: RAC Foundation

A busy road tunnel will be shut overnight four times this week.


Car destroyed in blaze

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Firefighters were called to a car fire on a busy motorway slip road this afternoon.

Man trapped after crashing into fence

The aftermath of the crash. Picture: Lucinda Tyrrell.

Firefighters rescued a man trapped in his car after it smashed into a fence.

Police appeal to find missing teen

Daniil Iminov. Picture: Kent Police

Police are growing concerned about a 13-year-old boy who has not been seen for two days.


Teen robbed of gold iPhone and gold ring

A man was reportedly hit with a metal bar

Three men are reported to have hit a teenager with a metal bar before robbing him in the early hours of today.

Man's head stamped on in unprovoked attack

A CCTV image of a man police wanted speak to about an assault in Dorman Avenue South, Aylesham

A CCTV image of a suspect has been released after a man was punched in the face and had his head stamped on, leaving him concussed and bruised.

Man charged with theft offences

A man has been charged. Stock image.

Police have charged a man with fraud, burglary and theft, after he is alleged to have taken a woman's handbag and used a stolen bank card

Elderly woman rescued from crash

Earl Road, Northfleet. Picture: Google

Firefighters helped free a woman after a two-car crash.

'I'll put you six feet under'

Robert Mansfield

A carer threatened to drive his car through the front window of a newspaper office and stab its editor in the face.


Is the lady for turning?

Theresa May today in Downing Street. Picture: Barry Goodwin

Tory leader Theresa May is facing accusations of a U-turn over her social care reforms - and what people should pay.


Commercial land given green light

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has approved plans to build commercial space at Northfleet Embankment East on the banks of the River Thames

Plans for a new employment scheme have been given the go-ahead at a new garden city.


Four accused of gang-raping teen 'lied'

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A gang alleged to have subjected a 16-year-old girl to a sex ordeal set about lying about their actions, a court heard.

Trio arrested on suspicion of drugs offences

Police arrested three people. Stock pic

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after police stopped a car on a main road.

Soldier cleared of dangerous driving after fatal crash

Chalk Road, Higham.

A soldier who caused the death of a woman in a near head-on crash has been cleared of dangerous driving.


Councillor refuses 'free stuff'

Bradley's iPhone was stolen in the brazen mugging

A newly-elected councillor has refused to accept a free iPhone and iPad handed out to dozens of other members.

Teachers pay tribute to crash teen

Jack Burmingham, 17, lived in Rainham.

Teachers have paid tribute to a Kent teenager who died in a crash last week.

A charming city break

Outside The Pelham Hotel

Joanna Earle takes time out to soak up and explore the wonders of London


Gang assault man on harbour bench

The Stade in Folkestone where the assault allegedly took place

A man sat on a bench overlooking a harbour was assaulted by four men in a late night attack.

Disgraced teacher spared being struck off

Steve Restarick was sentenced at the Inner London Crown Court, in Southwark

A disgraced teacher who was convicted of fraud after using school funds for his private business has been spared being banned from the profession.


Three charged over spaniel thefts

This spaniel was found and returned to its owners after being stolen in Birling

Three people have been charged for the theft of two beloved springer spaniels.

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