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Home town bus parade for Lizzy

Double Olympic gold medalist Lizzy Yarnold

Double Olympic gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold will tour her home town in an open top bus to mark her successful title defence at the Winter Games.

Churchill's cigar butt could sell for £700

A cigar butt half-smoked by Sir Winston Churchill is going up for auction. Picture: SWNS.com

It was once in the hands of wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill, and now, a half-smoked cigar butt is going up for auction.


Kent celebrates Commonwealth Day

People around the world have been marking nearly 70 years since the establishment of the Commonwealth.

Driver pulled from car by firefighters after street lamp crash

Emergency services were called to the scene.

A high street was closed in both directions as emergency services attended the scene of a high street crash.


Two arrested after break-in at former golf club

The teenagers men were arrested following a break in at a former golf clubhouse.

Police officers, assisted by a dog unit, have arrested two teenagers following a break in at a former golf club.

Dad lived with broken neck for three months

Anton Frolov together with wife Ekaterina two young boys, Misha, five and Daniiel, one. Picture: Ben Lister.

A father-of-two claims he lived with a broken neck for three months after doctors failed to give him an X-ray.


Clothing bank break-ins leave charity workers shocked

The charity believes thieves chiselled locks off the textile bank

An estimated £1,000 of donations have been stolen in a series of break-ins on a charity textile bank since January.


VIDEO: Kent village's life expectancy among highest

Women in a part of Kent live longer than almost anywhere else in England and Wales, according to new figures.

Missing woman found safe and well

Police are thanking all those who helped in the search.

A 36-year-old woman who went missing from a high street has has been found.

Telephone credit card fraudsters pretended to be police

Fraudsters pretended to be police in an attempt to trick their victims. Stock image

Scammers said they were police as they targeted two pensioners trying to get credit card details over the phone.

Ex-pro boxer and two others jailed after cannabis factory raid

Police seized more than 500 mature plants. Picture: Kent Police

A former professional boxer and two other men have been sent to prison after a cannabis factory raid which turned more than 500 plants.

Police dog tracks down suspected thief

PD Cliff helped track down a suspended thief. Picture: Kent Police.

Police have arrested a suspected thief with the help of their four legged friend.


'Unauthorised encampment' at train station

Sevenoaks station

Police have said they are aware of an "unauthorised encampment" in the car park of a Kent train station.


Man suffers serious injuries in tree crash

Police were called to the scene. Stock image.

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a car crashed into a tree, leaving a dual carriageway closed for hours.

Instrument string manufacturer to the stars to celebrate 60 years

Jason How is the CEO of Rotosound

A global guitar string manufacturer behind the sound of some of the biggest British rock bands is celebrating 60 years since the business’s inception.

'Tommy' rises up in remembrance

The silhouette which appeared in Penshurst. Photo: There But Not There.

A national movement which has seen silhouette soldiers pop up across the country was inspired by an art installation in a small Kent church.

Staff racially abused during supermarket theft

Police made the arrest in Folkestone. Stock picture

A man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into racist abuse and shoplifting at a supermarket.

Teens arrested after threats made to shop staff

Police were called to Sevenoaks High Street yesterday.

A 15-year-old boy and another teenager were arrested in a town centre high street after threats were made to shop staff.

Delays clear after second car fire on motorway

A Mini on fire on the M26. Picture: Alex Baker

Traffic is back to normal on a Kent motorway following two blazes along the same stretch of road.

Phone fraudsters posing as police officers

Police warn residents about latest scam

Kent Police have issued a warning to the elderly and vulnerable following a series of reported scam attempts.

Rail passengers facing Easter disruption

Rail passengers are being told to brace themselves for disruption this Easter.

Work to replace drainage and track in a west Kent tunnel is set to cause disruption at the end of March.


Curry house up for top restaurant gong

The Rajdani has been shortlisted in the Asian Restaurant Awards.

A popular Kent restaurant which took home a prestigious award last year is now up for another prize.

Screwdriver threat made during home raid

Police are thanking all those who helped in the search.

Police have issued an urgent appeal for witnesses after three raiders targeted a house with a couple and two children inside.


Motorcyclist injured after collision with BMW

Police launched blitz on uninsured motorists

Police appeal for witnesses after rider of classic motorbike taken to hospital after crash with BMW.


Six fire engines called to industrial blaze

stock photo

Firefighters spent most of yesterday evening tackling a blaze at an industrial workshop.

Crews saved football fan's life

Alan Rogers, with wife Shirley, with some of the life-saving teams from KFRS and SECAmb

A 70-year-old who collapsed in the stand at a football match has met firefighters and paramedics who kept him alive.

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