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'How could they let dog foul our twins' grave?'

Katie McCarton and husband Gary McCarton

A couple who suffered the heartbreak of a miscarriage visited the cemetery to find dog mess on their children's grave.


Three injured as sheds burn

Dunkirk Close, Dymchurch, near to where the blaze broke out. Picture: Google.

Fire crews dealt with a fire which broke out among three sheds in a cul-de-sac and had to give first aid treatment to three people.


Man unconscious in sand buggy crash

The beach at Greatstone.

A man was found unconscious following a crash with a sand buggy.

Dad's donor plea following life-changing double transplant

Paul Dennison is appealing to people to donate organs after he received two transplants. Pictured with wife Jo and daughter Grace. Picture: Paul Amos

A double transplant saved Paul Dennison's life - now he is appealing for more people to become organ donors.


Home faces closure after damning inspection

The care home was given a damning inspection. Library image

A care home rated inadequate faces closure after inspectors found multiple risks to residents.

Video: Coastguards drop in on Sport Relief celebs

Garry Stewart dropped in. Picture from Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Coastguard emergency helicopter crews dropped in on celebrities such as BBC's Alex Jones completing the Sport Relief Hell on High Seas challenge

Flames engulf caravan

The aftermath of the caravan fire, Dymchurch.

A caravan has been destroyed in a fire.


Missing pensioner found safe

Police are appealing to find missing pensioner Norman Duff from New Romney

A pensioner who vanished this morning has been found safe and well.


Marsh gets Kent's second ever slimline fire engine

Dymchurch's new fire engine. Crew manager Dan Noonan receiving the keys from KFRS’s firefighting tactics manager, Phil Bailey, this morning.

Compact new tender for Dymchurch Fire Station arrived today.

The next bus is delayed... by seven hours.

And the next stop is....a coach stuck on the roundabout at Brookland.

A coachful of German school pupils ended up being stranded for SEVEN hours after the vehicle mounted a roundabout and became stuck.


Next stop... this roundabout

And the next stop is....a coach stuck on the roundabout at Brookland.

A coach with school pupils ran into trouble after getting stuck on top of a roundabout.


Two teenagers in hospital after assault

The teen was arrested yesterday.

Pair received facial injuries in attack in Dymchurch.

Warning of bogus callers in Lydd

The men claim to be from the RSPCA. Stock image.

Callers knock on doors and ask for National Insurance numbers.

Dogs die in burning house

Smoke billowing from the house in the early hours. Picture: Alan MacDonald

A pensioner was rescued by her next door neighbour from a fire but he was unable to rescue two dogs inside as well.


Two dogs die in house fire

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Two dogs have perished and two people have been hurt in a major house fire.


Distraction burglary - who is this man?

Image of a man police are looking for after Lydd distraction burglary.

This is the image of a man police are looking for after burglars stole from an elderly man in Lydd.

Crews battle bungalow fire

Fire ripped through the building overnight. Picture: Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters struggled for hours to put out a fire which ripped through a bungalow.

Video link saves frail residents from doctor's visit

Nurse Jenny Bostock on tv with Mike Deal at Romney Marsh Day Centre. Picture: Wayne McCabe

Simply getting to the doctor's can be hard for elderly and infirm people - but a new video link means help could be just around the corner.


Man's continuing fight for life after crash

Wreckage from the St Mary's Bay crash the next day.

A man has been critically injured after a two-car accident in St Mary's Bay.

Airport £55m investment ‘set to create 200 jobs’

Lydd airport on Romney Marsh

Hundreds of new jobs could be created in an airport expansion - but a raft of planning conditions have delayed it for a year, say bosses.


Harrowing inquest hears of boy's tragic last moments

Connor McDonald, who lost his life after falling into the sea

An inquest has heard of a hero's frantic attempts to rescue a nine-year-old boy who couldn't swim... after he was swept out to sea.


'Youths think they are untouchable'

CCTV captures one of a gang of eight teenagers causing trouble in Lydd

Householders being terrorised by a gang of youths say a lack of police officers means the vandals think they are 'untouchable'.


Full marks all round for New Romney nursery

Outstanding - another top Ofsted report for the Abacus nursery in New Romney.

Ofsted inspectors have given centre top grades in all categories.

Chimney fire at Mayor's former pub

The Royal Mail pub, Lydd.

A pub once run by the Mayor of Lydd has had a small fire.

As plague ravaged London, Shakespeare looked further afield...

William Shakespeare

Determined to stage his plays despite plague decimating London, Shakespeare looked to the provinces - and ended up performing some surprising places.


Car crashes through pub wall

The smashed front of the Cinque Port Arms in New Romney after today's crash.

Pub manager Beryl Swift was quietly pulling pints when a car smashed through the wall of her pub, narrowly missing customers.

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