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Three ex-teachers deny abusing 22 schoolboys

Three former workers from the former Swaylands School are standing trial

Three former teachers have appeared in court to deny abusing 22 boys at a Kent school in alleged offences dating back 50 years.

Re-vamp of electoral registration

The last Euro election was in 2009

Sevenoaks residents are set to see the biggest change in the last century to the way they register for elections.

Woman hit by a van in Tunbridge Wells

The ambulance came about 90 minutes late. Stock picture.

A woman has been struck by a van in Tunbridge Wells during rush hour.

Man accused of stealing champagne from new supermarket

Waitrose car park will offer two hours free stay

A man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to steal a bottle of champagne from a new supermarket in Sevenoaks.

Woman hit by car in Sevenoaks

Police were called to the site. Picture: Stock image

Police and ambulance crews were called to reports of a woman in her 40's being struck by a car in Sevenoaks.

Mystery surrounds death of cyclist

Dux Lane, where the cyclist died

A report is being prepared for the coroner after a cyclist died from head injuries on a quiet country lane.

Handyman molests care home resident, 88, in bed

Handyman Michael Fleming, of Sheridan Close, Maidstone, has been jailed

A pervert was caught on secret camera after repeatedly molesting an elderly care home resident as she lay helpless in bed.

CCTV operators catch two suspicious men in a Sevenoaks car-park

Police have charged a man. Stock image

Two men were arrested in a Sevenoaks car-park after being spotted acting suspiciously by CCTV operators.

Man wanted after charity box for seriously ill children stolen

CCTV of a man wanted over a charity box theft at Domino’s Pizza in Sevenoaks

A man is wanted by police after a charity box raising money for seriously ill children was stolen from a pizza takeaway.


Fears for Kent schoolgirls missing in Thailand

Annie and Alina Day, six and ten, went missing on June 1 while visiting their mother in Pattaya, Thailand. Picture: SWNS.com

Interpol has launched a hunt for a mother who has gone missing with two Kent schoolgirls in Thailand.

Missing Sevenoaks man found

MISSING: Stuart Lee

The man who went missing from Shoreham, in Sevenoaks has been found.

Deadline looming for First in Bloom competition

The deadline is looming for the District's gardening competition.

The deadline is looming for contestants to enter the First in Bloom competition in Sevenoaks.

Thieves trick the elderly by posing as police officers

A woman was arrested on suspicion of theft.

Kent Police are telling residents in the Sevenoaks area to be on their guard after thieves have been posing as police officers.

Sevenoaks vintage bus to return for summer 2014

The Sevenoaks vintage bus will be returning for Summer 2014

The Sevenoaks vintage bus is set to return for a summer 2014 run.

Sevenoaks woman takes the dive for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Shirely has raised £2,700 for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Sevenoaks fundraiser Shirley Reeves took a 10,000ft dive from a plane to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Sevenoaks Council still welcoming public opinion on proposals to deck town car-park

An artists impression of what the new car park will look like

Sevenoaks District Council is still appealing for the public's thoughts on it's proposal to deck Buckhurst 2 car-park.

Eagle statues worth £60,000 stolen from a home in Farningham

The eagle statues are worth approximately £60,000

Two valuable statues worth £60,000 have been stolen from a property in Farningham.

Council forced to reconsider plans to build homes on greenfield site

Penshurst Place, near Tonbridge

Forge Field Society have wona court battle over council plans to build new homes on greenfield site.

Man, 85, fights for life after being knocked down by car

Elderly James Kilpatrick was hit by a car in Borough Green High Street. Picture: @pwight62

An elderly man has suffered life-threatening injuries after being knocked down by a car in a high street.


Road re-opened after homes evacuated in gas leak

The gas leak was near Sevenoaks station. Picture: Google Street View

Network Rail has apologised after contractors cut through a gas main near a rail station.

Costumes stolen in hall break-in

The scene of the theft

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of burglary following the theft of a number of theatrical costumes.

Public still concerned over parking enforcement in Sevenoaks

The Council cannot chase up parking tickets given to foreign-registered cars

Sevenoaks residents are concerned about reports that foreign-registered cars cannot be forced to pay parking fines.

Worker savagely attacked for refusing to give free kebab

A man was attacked outside The Portobello Inn in West Kingsdown

A kebab van worker was beaten unconscious and robbed in a frenzied attack by up to 10 people... when he refused to hand over free food.


Inspiring local Sevenoaks woman launches film to tackle bullying

Tamanna on set of her film

A local Sevenoaks woman has launched a film in an attempt to tackle bullying.

Climbing rose selected as pick of the bunch at Ightham Mote

The winning climbing rose

Visitors and volunteers at Ightham Mote selected their favourite item at the Manor House.

Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery showcasing new exhibition

Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery

Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery is showcasing work from artists who are taking part in the South East Open Studios event

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