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Sir Winston Churchill's daughter Lady Soames dies aged 91

Lady Mary Soames attending a service to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill in Westerham

Westerham born Mary Soames, the last surviving child of Sir Winston Churchill, died at home yesterday following a short illness.


Crews tackle car fire on M20

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters called to car blaze on motorway but the occupants were nowhere to be found.

Suspicious chalk markings found near homes

Stock picture.

Pink chalk markings which could have been made by criminals to highlight burglary targets have prompted police to issue a warning to residents.

Delays after lorry hits bridge

Damage to the bridge after being hit by a lorry. Picture: Catherine Stratford

Drivers faced long queues after part of a lorry's crane broke off when it hit a railway bridge.


The great Sevenoaks chalk mystery

Are mysterious chalk symbols in Sevenoaks just child's play ... or something more sinister?

Taxi overturns outside station

An overturned Mercedes taxi in London Road, Sevenoaks. Picture: @big8729

A taxi driver avoided serious injury when his car overturned in a dramatic crash outside a railway station.


Overturned car on M25 causes delays

A car overturend on the M25. Picture: @Georgiaxmorris

This overturned car caused delays as rescuers cleared the wreckage on the M25.


Residents upset over gypsy camp

Sevenoaks MP Michael Fallon

Campaigners against a proposal for a gypsy site at Shoreham took their protests to Sevenokas councillors last night.


Fears grow for missing woman aged 81

Margaret Payne

Fears are growing for the safety of an elderly woman missing from her Kent home.


Mother's drugs death leads to cannabis factory discovery

Stevie Murphy and David Williams have been jailed

A fingerprint found at the house of a woman who died after taking drugs led to the discovery of a cannabis factory - and three men being jailed.


Dad of pair killed in M26 horror crash dies in hospital

Rescuers working through the wreckage on the M26. Picture: ITV News

The father of two young women killed in a horrific pile-up on the M26 has died in hospital.

Motorcyclist killed in crash named

Sevenoaks motorcyclist Christopher Muir died in a crash on the A2 near Kidbrooke

A man killed when his bike hit the central reservation of the A2 has been named.


Police appeal after biker killed

Police are appealing for information following the crash.

Police are appealing for information after a Kent biker died following a collision

Church hall destroyed in blaze

Kemsing church hall this morning after the blaze Picture: @ZoeJessi

Kemsing church hall has been destroyed by fire overnight.

Sevenoaks MP Michael Fallon in favour of legalising fox hunting

Stock picture of fox hunting. Copyright: Thinkstock

Michael Fallon, who is also business minister, says he believes fox hunting should not be illegal.


Change could spell death knell for Kent's grammar expansion

The Weald of Kent Grammar School

Plans by a girls' school to become co-ed have been shelved... casting doubts over a major expansion of grammar places in Kent.

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