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Fire causes 'serious damage' to Sevenoaks flat

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock pic.

Crews are working to establish the cause of a fire which tore through a Sevenoaks flat on Sunday evening.

Crane catches fire on motorway

Emergency services at the scene

Part of the M26 was closed as emergency services dealt with a crane on fire.


Controlling bully kidnapped frightened girlfriend

Joe Smith has been jailed for three years. Picture: Kent Police

A violent bully who forced his frightened girlfriend into his car and drove off with her has been jailed - despite her claiming she was not kidnapped.

Two people taken to hospital after crash

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Two drivers were taken to hospital following a collision that lead to one of the vehicles overturning.

London man arrested over Audi and jewellery burglary

One man has been arrested.

Police investigating a burglary in Ide Hill have made an arrest.

Dishwasher sets fire in Penshurst

Fire crews have been called to a stretch of the M2. Stock picture

Two fire engines were called to a Penshurst home after fire broke out in a dishwasher.

Hotel guest charged with burglary

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A hotel guest has been arrested and charged by police with burglary.

Man in motorway halts traffic

Police have blocked Kent-bound traffic

Emergency services were sent to at scene of a major "police incident" on the M25.


Court date for man accused of spitting in police officer's face

Police have charged a man. Stock image

A man reported to have spat in a police officer’s face has been arrested and charged.

Body found in search for missing pensioner

Ken Henson.

The body of a pensioner missing for seven months has been found by a member of the public on Boxing Day.


Detectives investigating antiques shop theft charge man

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock image

Detectives investigating a theft at an antiques shop have charged a man.

Police hunt flasher who exposed himself in park

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock image

Police are hunting a flasher who walked out of some bushes and exposed himself to two girls in a park.

Arrest after jewellery and sports car stolen in burglary

Police have charged a man. Stock image

Police have arrested a 32-year-old man following a day time break in.

Girl, 7, collects 800 gifts for children in care

Melisa Robinson and Lilly Osborne with the presents they dropped off at KCC’s Kings Hill offices.

A generous schoolgirl collected and helped wrap hundreds of presents for children who "won't be with their mummies and daddies" this Christmas.


Medical student to run marathon in memory of dad

Katya completed the Dallas Marathon

A medical student will fly from America to London to run a marathon in memory of her father who died from a brain tumour.

Beef that has a parsley flavour!

A cow was rescued. Stock picture

A family-run farm is feeding its livestock a grass-only diet to ensure it produces high quality food in a natural way.


Man to appear in court charged with rape

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A man is set to appear at crown court charged with raping a girl.

CCTV released after antique shop raid

Police have released CCTV as they investigate a theft from an antique shop.

Police have released CCTV after a theft used a hammer to smash into a display cabinet at an antiques shop, before fleeing with a number of items.

Town adds to its heritage

Mayor of Sevenoaks Maxine Chakowa planting a new charter Oak

A town added to its heritage this morning as a new tree was planted.


Burglary plot case - three in court

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Three men have been charged with conspiracy to break into telecommunications sites.

Hammer used during jewellery theft at antiques shop

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses after jewellery was stolen during a theft at an antiques shop.

Suspected shoplifter 'tried to bite police officers'

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock image

A suspected shoplifter had to be stopped by off-duty police officers after reportedly trying to take £700 worth of goods.

Property firm charged with destroying bat habitat

Bat habitats are under threat. Stock image.

A property development company has been charged with illegally destroying a bat habitat while demolishing buildings to make way for new housing.

Jury convict man behind violent kidnapping of woman

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A man has been found guilty of chasing a woman and punching her repeatedly during a terrifying kidnapping.


Man freed from overturned car

Firefighters helped free the man. Stock picture

A driver was released from his vehicle by firefighters following a crash that left the car it on its side.

Adorable Kent dog is the country's 9000th pet blood donor

Crosby became the 9000th dog in the country to give lifesaving blood

A beloved pet has made his owner proud by giving lifesaving blood.

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