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Help solve Kent's unknown soldier mystery

It is hoped Dymchurch's unknown soldier can be identified

Despite months of research, a Kent history group is now appealing for help to identify this Great War soldier ahead of an exhibition this weekend.

Biker seriously injured in crash with car

The air ambulance was called to the scene. Stock picture

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a crash with another vehicle.

Lifeboat rescues injured man

Emergency rescuers attend to the injured man after he's brought ashore. Picture: RNLI

A man suffering back pain was taken to hospital after being rescued by lifeboat crews this afternoon.


Trio stuck in mud on beach

A man and his dog were stuck in the mud at Littlestone beach. Stock picture

A safety warning has been issued after three people found themselves stuck in mud this afternoon.


Tragic driver had seizure 'caused by brain tumour'

Nickolas Carey was killed in a crash in New Romney

A car driver was killed when he steered into the path of an 18-tonne lorry after a seizure caused by a brain tumour, an inquest heard.


Missing woman found safe

Missing Lydd woman Geraldine McGee in a picture released by police

Police have confirmed a woman who disappeared from her home without her medication or crutches has been found safe.

Marsh town plagued by speed merchants

Lydd - town plagued by speed merchants.

Main routes into Lydd are dogged by speeding traffic, a councillor says.

Safety ease at Dungeness B approved

Dungeness B

Nuclear regulators approve relaxation of a restriction at Marsh power plant.

Van driver dies more than week after crash

Ambulance crew was at the scene. Stock picture.

A 73-year-old driver has died in hospital - 11 days after a two-car crash.

Van driver dies after crash

Police were at the scene of the crash.

A van driver succumbed to his injuries less than two weeks after an accident near New Romney.

Marsh's biggest carnival is back

A scene from last year's Lydd Club Day.

Lydd Club Day returns this weekend with even football for World Cup mania.

Double opening hours for new Marsh Post Office

The post office logo

A new Post Office branch at New Romney could have more than double its present hours.


Pensioner jailed for vile sex attacks dating back 40 years

Pensioner Sydney Head, 85, of Green Meadow, Dymchurch, has been jailed for 18 years

An 85-year-old man is likely to die in prison after being locked up for a string of historic sex offences on children.

Man and woman freed after road crash

Kent Fire and Rescue Services attended. Stock image

A man and woman were freed by firefighters after a crash between and van and car.

Lydd on road to World Cup

Brazil football fans were devastated by the national side's defeat to Germany

A Romney Marsh banner is flown thousand of miles away in a pre-World Cup game.

Safety measure at Dungeness B could be relaxed

Dungeness B

Bosses at a Kent nuclear power station say the public will not be put at risk by plans to relax a safety restriction.

Touchdown: first charter airline lands at Lydd

The first passenger airliner touches touches down at Lydd in June 2014

The first charter airliner touches down at Lydd days after the airport won its High Court battle to expand


Princess Royal launches new lifeboat

The Princess Royal said it was an "honour and a privilege" to name the new Dungeness lifeboat.

Princess to visit lifeboat station

Princess Anne on a former visit to Kent

Kent is to get a royal visit today as Princess Anne formally names a new lifeboat.

Drink-drive arrest after young biker badly hurt in crash

A woman was arrested on suspicion of theft.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a 24-year-old biker suffered serious head injuries in a crash.

I name this lifeboat...

New Dungeness lifeboat The Morrell is being formally named by Princess Anne

The Princess Royal will formally name the new Dungeness lifeboat The Morrell.

Manston closure "ludicrous" say Lydd protesters

Protesters against the expansion of Lydd Airport have joined the condemnation over the closure of Manston.


Buzz for queens of the Marsh

The short-haired bumblebee, back on Romney Marsh after extinction in the UK. Picture by Nik Shelton.

More queen bees from a once-vanished species have introduced to Dungeness.

Row of five cars vandalised

Police were at the scene of the crash.

Five parked cars were vandalised by yobs in Lydd.

Lydd wins battle to expand

Lydd Airport

Lydd airport is set to expand its runway and build a new terminal for 500,000 passengers a year after it won a High Court battle.


Can you bee-lieve it? Rare bee 'comes back from dead'

The rare Andrena vaga bee. Picture by Kristian Peters

A rare bee thought to be extinct in the UK since 1946 created a buzz when it was captured in Kent.

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