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Houses shaken by after series of loud bangs

An MoD spokesman said the activity was normal training activity

The cause of a series of loud bangs that were heard for several miles and caused houses to shake has been revealed.

Man flown to hospital after road smash

The crash happened in Hythe Road. Picture: Google.

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital after a crash with a car on Romney Marsh.


Man cut free after main road crash

Fire crews were called out. Stock image

A man has been cut free from a car after a crash on a busy main road through Kent this afternoon.

Two men, from Kent, charged after boat carrying migrants began sinking

The Coastguard helicopter is involved. stock pic: @DadswellToby

Two Kent men have been charged after a boat with 18 Albanians was rescued off the Kent coast

Lifeboat crews rescue stricken yacht

Lifeboat crews back at Dover. Picture by crew member Mark Richardson

Lifeboat volunteers had a busy night after being called out to rescue a stricken yacht which had suffered engine failure a mile off the coast.

Driver jailed after woman dies in crash

The area of the death crash, the A259 and Tickner's Lane junction near Brenzett

A young driver has been jailed for killing a woman while driving - after it was claimed he may have been texting at the time.


Family on yacht rescued in rough seas

The yacht was sailing between Ramsgate and Eastbourne when it ran into trouble

Two adults and two children on a damaged boat were aided by a lifeboat crew off Dungeness.

Dustcart reverses into house

The dustcart smashed through a fence and hit the house. Picture: Paul Amos

A driver was left unconscious and householders trapped after a dustcart reversed into a home.


Care home shut down by inspectors

Alan Watkins's relative 'had no life' at the end. Stock image.

Inspectors have shut down a care home provider after concerns were raised about the safety and welfare of residents living there.

Road closed for several hours after lorry overturns

The lorry is towed away. Picture: Kent999s

A busy road has finally reopened more than 12 hours after a lorry overturned.

Paedophile jailed for abusing teenage boys on summer holidays

James Desiree, of Dymchurch, has been jailed for abusing teenage boys

A paedophile has been jailed for sexually abusing two teenage boys during the summer holidays.

Man suffers burns after car goes up in flames

Fire crews were called. Stock pic

A man is being treated for burns after a vehicle was found in flames on a driveway.

Fishing boat wrecked by mystery fire

Firefighters at the scene of the boat fire at Lydd-on-Sea. Picture: Kent 999s.

A ten metre-long wooden vessel has been completely destroyed by a blaze at Lydd-on-Sea.

Would-be thieves burned by shop's CCTV

The Smuggler's Chest in Dymchurch was targeted by would-be shoplifters. Picture: Google

A group of shoplifters felt the heat after a shop's CCTV caught them trying to steal expensive candles forcing them to return the goods.


Sheep mauled to death by out-of-control dog

A flock of sheep. Library image.

Police are hunting the owner of a dog after it mauled three sheep to death while let loose in a farmer's field.


Three injured and in hospital after crash

A Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

It's been revealed three people were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a three car crash yesterday.

Staff battle to save power station worker found hanged

The decommissioning Dungeness power station is where Steven Tull was found by co-workers.

Workers at a power plant tried in vain to save their colleague after they found him hanged in a store room.

Victim cut free after road crash

Police were called. Stock image.

Woman casualty rescued after crash between a car and van.

White wax mystery solved

Suspected palm oil was found washed up on Folkestone beaches earlier this year. Picture courtesy of Folkestone Coastguard.

Mysterious lumps of wax found on Marsh beaches are not poisonous palm oil.

'Texting' driver guilty of killing woman in crash

The area of the death crash, the A259 and Tickner's Lane junction near Brenzett

A driver who smashed into the back of a car after using his mobile phone has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving.


Beachgoers showered with dredger mess

A typical dredger. Library picture.

A family were left covered in saltwater and silt when a dredger spewed its contents into the air on a seafront.


'Vulnerable' man found safe and well

Missing Ian Rutherford from Dymchurch has been found

A vulnerable man who had gone missing from his Kent home has been found safe and well.

Nuclear power station bosses on their guard against 'madmen'

Dungeness B bosses say the power station is safe

Bosses at Kent's nuclear power station say they are on their guard against “madmen” unleashing nuclear terrorism.


Blackadder actor Daniel Thorndike dies

Daniel Thorndike as Nathaniel Whiteadder in the classic Blackadder episode. Picture: BBC

Death of one of the Thorndike acting dynasty and son of Dr Syn author.

Pensioner treated after crash at blackspot

Crash at Hammonds Corner on the A259 near New Romney. Picture: Alan Vidler

An ambulance was called to treat an 81-year-old following a crash at lunchtime.


Cemetery closed over safety fears

New Romney cemetery has been closed because of safety fears with the gate

A cemetery has been temporarily closed due to safety fears with the only gate to access the site.

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