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Flooded businesses given a helping hand

Sevenoaks District Council has awarding grants for residents and businesses that suffered during flooding last winter

Residents and businesses majorly affected by the flooding last winter are being given the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to £25,000.

Motorist banned after drink driving

Some defendants were sentenced for drink driving. Stock picture

A man from Kent has been banned from driving for nearly two years after being caught drink driving and having no license.

Council fund helps communities

It's said banks want to lend money again. Picture: www.istockphoto.com

Kent residents will benefit from improved facilities after receiving more than £3,000 funding from a council initiative.

Parents raise thousands in memory of daughter

Margaret and David Sargent

A mother and father from Sevenoaks have raised £5,000 in memory of their daughter and plan to set off on 135km to raise even more.

Police on hunt for road rage suspect

Police have released this computer generated image of the suspect

Police have released a computer generated image of a road rage suspect accused of attacking two cyclists.

Gold coins worth £30k stolen in terrifying raid on home

Emergency services were called. Stock image

A man has been hit with a metal pole by robbers who stole rare gold coins worth £30,000 in a terrifying raid.


Sledgehammer attack on ATM

Officers have charged two men. Stock picture

Bumbling raiders smashed a supermarket with sledgehammers in a bid to steal a cash machine - but left empty handed.


Heavy queues after M25 crash

Police were called to the site. Picture: Stock image

Tailbacks have built up after a crash on the M25 earlier.


Missing Sevenoaks girls found in Thailand

Alina and Ananya Day Picture: SWNS.com

Two children who went missing in Thailand nearly three months ago have been reunited with their father.

Man in 30s killed in M26 crash

Traffic queues after the M26 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash on a key Kent motorway.

Kent motorway among Britain's worst for middle lane hogs

The crash was late at night on the M25

A new study has found a section of a Kent motorway is among the worst in Britain for drivers hogging the middle lane.


Long delays as three lorries involved in M25 crash

Delays on the M25 after a crash involving three lorries

Motorists have been facing lengthy queues after a crash involving three HGVs left a section of the M25 blocked.


Video: UFO spotted over Kent

How aliens might look if they contacted us

A motorist pulled over his car to film a UFO when he spotted a strange light above trees.


Toddler injured in bar room brawl

The Yew Tree Inn, in Chalvington Road, Sussex. Picture: Google

An 18-month-old boy needed hospital treatment after a fight broke out in a pub.


Get your number plate protected today

Scoot down to Halfords to benefit from free number-plate protection.

Injured cat story sparks warning

Stock image

Fraudsters used a tale of an injured cat to gain entry story to a couple's home.

Kent gymnastics coach in TV spotlight

Sarah Harding and Leon Fagbemi will perform again on Saturday night

A gymnastics coach from Kent has paired up with Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding for a new BBC competition show.

Number plate safety event

Kent Police are holding a number plate safety event this weekend

Police officers are inviting motorists to the latest number plate safety event being held in Kent this weekend.

Kent Firefighting Museum set to re-open

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture.

A charity in Kent has been set up to re-open a firefighting museum that closed in 2011.

Fraudster to pay back thousands

Mitchell Mosley has been ordered to pay back over £80,000 in compensation

A man who fraudulently laundered money has been ordered to pay back over £80,000 to the victims of his crimes.

Students in Kent create professional production

English National Ballet's Anton Lukovkin, Vadim Muntagirov and James Streeter. Photography by ASH

A group of students from Kent were given the opportunity to experience what it is like producing a professional performance.

Wildlife festival welcomes all this weekend

The seventh Festival of Wildlife takes place at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

A festival celebrating local wildlife is preparing to welcome guests to its free, fun-filled event.

Father takes to Thai streets in search for missing girls

The advertising vans play two songs to attract the attention of local people

A father - desperate to be reunited with his missing daughters - has taken a billboard van to Thailand's streets and offered a reward.


Delays as trailer overturns on M25

An overturned trailer on the M25, causing delays for Kent motorists

Motorists have been suffering long delays after a trailer being towed by a 4x4 overturned on the M25.

Grammar annexe plans move forward

An artist's impression of what the Sevenoaks Grammar annexe and Trinity School would look like in Sevenoaks

Planning permission for a site residents hope to become a new grammar annexe has been approved by KCC.


Volunteer community responders fundraising

The Community First Responders are volunteer members of the community who are trained and dispatched by the Ambulance Service

A group of volunteer community responders who are trained by the South East Coast Ambulance Service are fundraising to train new members.

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