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Disabled woman, 92, burgled by man she let into her home

A spate of break-ins have happened in the Walderslade area of Chatham.

A burglar is being hunted after targeting a disabled 92-year-old woman at home alone and stealing a haul of sentimental jewellery.


Man flown to hospital with head injuries after crash

The patient was airlifted to hospital. Stock picture

A passenger from a car involved in a crash has been flown to hospital with head injuries.

Man jailed after 'crying rape'

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A father is behind bars after falsely claiming he was raped by another man... who was later arrested at an airport in front of his family.


Lorry hits bridge

The lorry appears to have suffered a lot of damage. Picture: @mp4_toffeeman

A lorry has buckled its trailer after it hit a bridge this morning.


Former Tomb Raider model runs gymnastics school

Alison Carroll was the official face of well-known computer game Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

A woman from Kent who was chosen as the official face of one of the gaming industries most iconic figures now runs a gymnastics.

Stay safe around quarries this summer

Kent Fire and Rescue service demonstrated how they would rescue a member of the public from mud and water

A quarry supervisor is urging members of the public to become more aware of the dangers of quarry lakes.

World War One veteran commemorated

Alan Nichols was one of the very first soldiers to land in France at the outbreak of the First World War

A World War One veteran has been commemorated by a military charity for his courage and determination throughout his life.

M25 reopens after van crash damages barrier

A damaged barrier on the M25 near Sevenoaks blocked a lane

A stretch of the M25 in Kent is back open after a van crash badly damaged a barrier and led to long delays.

Kent residents paying highest income tax bills in UK

The minimum wage is going up. Picture: Thinkstock

It has been revealed that taxpayers in parts of Kent are paying the highest bills in the UK.

Free sessions for young musicians

Primary school children who are starting to learn orchestral instruments can enjoy playing with others for the first time at a free Orchestra Explorers project in West Kent

Young musicians across Kent are being given the opportunity to learn to play orchestral instruments for free.

Beloved belongings buried in time capsule ceremony

Students and staff have buried a time capsule at the site of their £16.8 million new build at Knole Academy

Students at an academy in Kent have buried a time capsule full of school memorabilia to mark the completion of a multi-million pound refurbishment.

Park for free during themed weekend

There will be free parking in Westerham as part of 1914 themed war weekend

The council has announced it will be suspending parking charges for a weekend during a themed town event.

Makeover for town facilities

All smiles in Manor Park, West Malling

Over £4,000 is being used to improve the safety, look and access of recreational grounds thanks to a successful community fund.

Beware of rogue traders

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Kent Police are urging residents to be more aware and protect themselves from bogus traders.

Top marks for Kent nurseries

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Over a dozen pre-schools and nurseries in the county have been awarded a prestigious mark by the Government.

'Disruptive' passengers holds up morning commute

Southeastern train. Stock image.

British Transport Police were called to assist train staff in dealing with a 'disruptive' passenger on the train service this morning.

Duke of Cambridge takes a Royal dive

Tony Marshall is pictured meeting The Duke of Cambridge at the special BSAC reception.

A local scuba diver touched fins with royalty at a special presentation marking the handover of a club presidency to the Duke of Cambridge.

New restaurant brings jobs to town

The Giggling Squid restaurant has chains in Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells

A new thai restaurant set to open will bring more than 20 jobs to the area.

Keep your number plates safe...

Officers have charged two men. Stock picture

Motorists are being encouraged to prevent number plate theft at a free safety fitting event.

Salon makes the cut in business awards

The Daniel Jones salon in Sevenoaks has been nominated for two local business awards

A Kent salon has been shortlisted for two local business awards after its first year of trading.

RAF reservist conquers climb

Richard Poile tackled the 24km Fan Dance challenge

A former RAF regiment reservist from Kent has tackled a gueling SAS selection course challenge to raise funds for charity.

Flash flood warnings in Kent

Drivers are warned of localised flooding in Kent. Picture: Library image

There have been warnings of possible flash floods across the County as heavy rain fall is expected tonight.

Police search for man in connection with robbery

Detectives investigation a robbery in Edenbridge on Thursday June 26 have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to

Police are searching for a man they want to speak to in connection with a robbery and have now released an e-fit image of his face.

Firefighters tackling barn blaze

Fire crews were sent to the scene. Stock image

Fire crews are tackling a fire that broke out in a single storey barn.

Gypsy and traveller sites still being considered

Caravan site. Stock image

Potential sites for gypsy and traveller pitches are still being considered and the council is welcoming suggestions from local landowners.

Charity chief to lead inquiry into missing child sex abuse files

CEO of NSPCC, Peter Wanless

The Kent boss of a children's charity will head up an investigation into the handling of historic child sex abuse cases.

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