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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 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

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.

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.

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