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Teachers in hoax 'meteorite' claim

Greatstone Primary School

A school has admitted a story about a meteorite hitting its grounds was a hoax.


Cash and jewellery stolen in burglary

A general shot of Cedar Crescent in St Mary's Bay. Picture: Google

Police are appealing for witnesses after a reported burglary of cash and jewellery.

Women cut free from cars after crash

Fire crews are handling the scene. Stockpic

Two women were cut free from their vehicles before being taken to hospital after a crash.

Police and paramedics called to 'car transporter' crash

Emergency services were called to the scene.

Emergency services have been called to the scene of a road crash, reportedly involving a car transporter.


Body found on beach

The beach at Greatstone.

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a Kent beach.

High Street cordoned off

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Russell Clarke

Part of a town centre was closed to traffic in both directions following a "medical incident".


Teenager cut from car after crashing into tree

Fire crews are handling the scene. Stockpic

Firefighters found a teenager injured and trapped after her vehicle crashed into a tree.


Probe after major fire at holiday park

Crews at the scene of the fire

An investigation has been launched after more than 30 firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a holiday park.

Missing man found safe and well

Peter Mortlock was last seen at Romney Marsh earlier today

A vulnerable man with learning difficulties who went missing from Romney Marsh has been found.

Bride-to-be wins £1,000

Terri with her winnings

A Kent woman became the last winner of this year's Thousand Pound Friday competition.

Kent's most expensive war building?

A Martello Tower in Romney Marsh went under the hammer today at a property auction

An historic building went under the hammer today - and sold for more than double its guide price.


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.


Speeding driver lost control of car on school run

The Jaguar involved in the crash. Picture: Paul Amos

A father-of-five has been locked up after losing control of his Jaguar while speeding and injuring a woman and child.


Man charged with nine offences after pub crash

The silver Vauxhall Corsa hit the pub. Picture: UK News in Pictures

Police have charged a man with nine offences after four people were injured when a car crashed into a pub.

Fostering agency 'put children at risk'

The fostering service based in Orgarswick Avenue in Dymchurch. Picture: Google.

A fostering agency has been ordered to improve after inspectors found significant failings were putting children at risk of harm.


Lifeboat scrambled to emergency

Littlestone Lifeboat. Stock picture

RNLI crews mobilised to reports of people in the sea off Dymchurch.


Claims pedestrians were 'driven at' in pub smash

The pub has been boarded up as repair work gets underway

Just after a car ploughed through the front of an historic pub, its owners issue a statement praising their staff and customers

Four hurt and one arrested as car ploughs into pub

Emergency services at the scene. Image: The Looker

Four people have been injured after a car ploughed into a busy pub.


You could bag yourself a Martello Tower

A Martello Tower in Romney Marsh went under the hammer today at a property auction

A piece of history could be yours as this historic structure from the 19th century goes under the hammer at auction next month.


Child rapist filmed vile attacks on girl

Barry Gibbens. Picture: Kent Police.

A predator who filmed himself raping a young girl in "chilling and calculated" abuse - and then tried to blame someone else - has been jailed for life

Fraudsters posing as cops target pensioner for cash

The man claimed to be a police detective. Stock image

An investigation is underway after fraudsters tried to con an elderly man out of cash by pretending to be police.

Missing man found safe

Peter Mortlock. Picture: Kent Police

A man with learning difficulties who sparked a missing person appeal has been found safe and well.

Firefighters give oxygen to casualty after kitchen fire

Fire crews are at the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters gave oxygen to one casualty who was then handed over to the ambulance service.

Historic pub up for sale for £1.2m

The Cinque Port Arms

An historic High Street pub is up for sale for £1.2m following reports of ‘poor health’ in the family.


Man rescued from the sea after speedboat capsizes

Courtesy RNLI

A lifeboat crew today hauled a man from the sea after his speedboat capsized off the coast of Kent.


Arrests after police raid cannabis farm

The number of people who have been arrested for drug possession has been revealed. Picture: Thinkstock

Police have arrested three people after a suspected cannabis farm was discovered.

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