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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 raced to 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

A cannabis plant. Stock image

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

Watch: Playful dolphins show they are fishermen’s friends

 Tom Redshaw, of Lydd, filmed dolphins swimming off the shore at Dungeness

This is the moment a pod of dolphins joined a trawler on its rounds, leaping through the waves on a calm autumn morning.


Homeowner holds sweepstake after crashes

Seven cars have crashed through Guy Ruddy's fence

A householder has had so many cars crash through his garden fence he's started a sweepstake on when the next one will happen.


New festival celebrates art of diversity

VIDEO: Fake news, world culture and community spirit were on the programme of a brand new festival which launched at the weekend.

Lifeboat deployed to rescue injured crewman

RNLI crews helped transport a man who had dislocated his thumb. Pic: RNLI.

The Coastguard came to the rescue of a man who has suffered a dislocated thumb while on a survey ship destined for Egypt.


Paedophile, 80, jailed for abusing child

Francis Garrett. Picture: Kent Police.

A pensioner who has never been in trouble before has been jailed for eight years for repeatedly sexually assaulting a child.

Cinema plans revealed for town

The cinema will be based at Marsh Academy in New Romney, it has been revealed

EXCLUSIVE: Plans for a 60-seat cinema have been revealed with the location announced and details unveiled for the first time.

Fire crews tackle farm blaze

Fire crews are currently tackling the fire . Credit: Megan Wakeling

More than 30 firefighters are currently tackling a large blaze at a farmhouse property.

Duo arrested over gun threat fears

Stock image

Armed police arrested two men following reports someone had been threatened with a gun.

'Low suicide risk' teenager found dead

Jordan Keates died in June

A teenage girl with a promising future killed herself just days after mental health teams said there was no immediate risk of her taking her life.

Camper van fire

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters are now leaving the scene after tackling a camper van blaze.

Molly's memory to live on through foundation

Molly McLaren

Loved ones of a woman killed in a shopping centre knife attack are setting up a foundation to raise awareness of eating disorders in her memory.

Raid spate sees seven homes targeted overnight

Police are going to be cracking down on violent crime. Picture: Thinkstock

A string of burglaries in which a car, money and electrical equipment were snatched as people slept in their homes have been linked by police.


'Acidic burning smell of manure is affecting our lives'

An ‘acidic burning’ smell of manure is affecting the quality of residents’ lives, forcing them to shut windows and complain to environment health.


Lone yachtsman 'without radio' rescued

The Morrell was scrambled to help the stricken vessel

A sailor who was without a radio had to be rescued by lifeboat crews after calling for help on his mobile phone.


'Drug-driving' teen arrested after crash

The car was damaged in a crash in Dymchurch Road. Picture: @Kentpoliceroads

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after allegedly crashing into another car and fleeing the scene.

Sudden closure shock of popular family attraction

New owners Martin and Tracy Dunne said the closure was due to "unforeseen circumstances"

Owners of a popular family attraction say it is with "great regret" they have had to close their business with immediate effect.


Chemical haze 'unlikely to be chlorine'

The area around Beachy Head had to be evacuated after a chemical haze swept in from the sea. Picture credit: Kyle Crickmore @Kyle_Crickmore

Police and other agencies are continuing to probe a chemical haze which affected 150 south coast visitors - but it's "unlikely" to be chlorine.


Man rescued after fall

General scene of Hythe Road, Dymchurch. Picture from Google Maps

Emergency services rushed to aid a man who fell on rocks.


Fire next to railway line

Stock pic: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters were called to deal with a fire alongside a railway line.

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