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Kent MP's dramatic resignation

Michael Fallon

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has quit after admitting his behaviour has "fallen below the high standards required" to lead the armed forces.


Brazen thieves steal van from motorway workers

Police are appealing for the return of the chipper

Police are appealing for witnesses after brazen thieves stole a van and wood chipper machine from the side of the motorway.

This year's celebrity guy revealed!

It's been revealed who the Celebrity Effigy is going to be this year

It has been announced which celebrity will be depicted by a notorious effigy.


CCTV of burglary issued

Do you recognise these people?

Police have released CCTV footage of two people they would like to speak to in connection to a burglary at a pub.


Fallon admits knee touching

Michael Fallon

Defence Secretary and Kent MP Sir Michael Fallon has admitted touching a journalist’s knee 15 years ago - amid fresh revelations from Westminster.


Damning report highlights mental health hospital's inadequacies

Cygnet Hospital was the subject of a number of inspections.

The CQC has published a damning report after inspections revealed a mental health hospital ignored guidance on same-sex accommodation.

Burglary suspect charged

Picture: Thinkstock

A 52-year-old homeless man has been charged in connection with two burglaries which saw more than £8,000 of electrical equipment stolen.

Revenge of the Cif... Aldi wins store wars

Aldi has won the battle of the supermarkets in one Kent town.


The Great Vegan Bake-Off

A Kent woman has made it to the final of a competition that aims to promote 'cruelty-free baking'.


Cannabis farm minder jailed

Nicholas Cox. Picture: Kent Police

A father minding a cannabis factory was caught lying down on the job when police raided a remote £829,000 house, a court heard.


'I've seen bigger things on a cocktail stick'

Ryan Giles was jailed after exposing himself. Picture: Kent Police

A serial flasher was dealt the ultimate put down when he exposed himself to a service station worker.

Cars damaged in hit and run

A VW parked in the private lot was dented

A driver is alleged to have driven through a fence and damaged a number of cars in a private car park, before fleeing the scene.


Man arrested in connection with robbery

Stock image.

Detectives investigating the assault of a pensioner have arrested a man on suspicion of robbery at an airport.

Two arrests after wheel clamp removal

Two people have been arrested. Stock picture.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after a wheel clamp was illegally removed from a van.


VIDEO: Army detonates 120 grenades found in garden

Fire crews were helped by the Ministry of Defence as they exploded 120 wartime grenades after they were found in a garden.


Warning as wartime devices blown up

The Army bomb squad has been called in

Homeowners were warned to keep their doors and windows shut as a controlled explosion of Second World War devices took place.

Suspected bogus callers alert

John Docherty targeted the pensioner, image stock picture.

Cases of men posing as water officials may be linked, police have warned.


Kent travellers among thousands affected by airline collapse

Image: Istock

Kent passengers who were due to fly with Monarch Airlines today are desperate for information after hearing the airline has gone into administration.


Crash closes road

The ambulance service attended the scene

Motorists are warned to avoid Bexon Lane in Sittingbourne after an accident.

Man set fire to home as family slept inside

Firefighters were called to a multi-car fire in the early hours of this morning.

An arsonist 'recklessly endangered' the lives of his mum and sister when he torched his bedroom after taking a cocktail of drugs.


Kent woman dies in double fatal crash

Police and secamb are at the scene. Stock image

A woman from Kent has died and her husband is fighting for his life after a crash which left another man dead and several injured.


Lines reopen after major disruption to rail services

There is disruption to train services

Passengers faced major disruption to train services after engineering works overran.

Gravedigger scoops 'Death Oscar'

Martin House won the Gravedigger of the Year award.

A gravedigger has scooped a prestigious award at this year’s annual national Good Funeral Awards - known as the “Death Oscars”.


Police called to A-road crash

Police were called to the site. Picture: Stock image

An A-road is blocked in both directions and police are at the scene following a crash.

Airport arrest over aggravated burglary

Police stock image

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary.

Three car smash caused long delays

The crash happened shortly before 5pm, picture Highways Agency.

Motorists heading towards Kent on the M25 faced delays after a three vehicle smash between junction 5 and 6.

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