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Chip pan sparks pub kitchen blaze

Firefighters battled the kitchen blaze. Stock picture.

A chip pan is believed to be the cause of a kitchen blaze at a pub.

Third man admits part in sadistic burglary

Drew Morris

A third gang member has admitted involvement in a sadistic burglary in which a couple were tied up and tortured with boiling water in their home.


Police called to two vehicle crash

Police were called to Tonbridge Road, Sevenoaks. Stock picture.

Police were called to a two vehicle crash on a busy route this morning.

Meeting over hospital's future

Edenbridge War Memorial Hospital. Google Street View

A meeting is to be held to gauge opinion on a new hospital and doctor's surgery.

Pervert who took photos up schoolgirl's skirt avoids jail

Waitrose in Sevenoaks

A pervert who tried to take pictures up an eight-year-old girl's skirt in Waitrose has avoided jail.

Queues clear after crash

Drivers should approach the area with caution. Stock image

Drivers faced queues of up to an hour following a crash on a motorway.

Delays after crash

The A225. Google Street View

There were delays following a crash in west Kent.

Rescuers find unconscious runner during training session

Search dog Tess. Stock image

Members of Kent Search and Rescue team came across an unresponsive runner during a training session.


Road cleared after crash

Police made arrests. Stock picture

A road is now clear following a two-vehicle crash.

Pensioner jailed for historic sex offences

Freddy Walter has been jailed. Picture: Kent Police

A 73-year-old has been jailed for 11 years and two months for child sex offences spanning four decades.

Top judge took his own life after dementia diagnosis

The High Court in London

A leading former judge 'died by his own hand' after being diagnosed with a rare form of dementia, his family said.

Crash on motorway

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Drivers faced delays this morning following a crash involving a car and lorry.


Pair admit pouring boiling water on couple in violent raid

Two sadistic thugs have admitted pouring boiling water on an elderly couple and attempting to cut the man's ears off in a violent raid on their home.

Body found in park was boy, 17

The body was discovered in Knole Park, Sevenoaks

Police have confirmed a person found dead in a public park was a 17-year-old boy.


Celebrity's relative accused of computer hacking

Adam Hutcheson. Picture: SWNS

A Kent man with connections to one of the world's most famous chefs allegedly accessed private email messages between him and his wife.

Body found in public park

The body was discovered in Knole Park, Sevenoaks

Police were called to a beauty spot after the discovery of a body.

Fire causes train delays

Train services were disrupted. Stock picture

A line-side fire caused delays to train services this morning.

Family has lucky escape from fire

Orchard Road in Otford. Picture: Google Streetview

A family had a lucky escape from their house after the tumble-dryer caught fire while they were sleeping.


Missing teen found

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A teenager who went missing 12 days ago has been found safe and well.

Plans submitted for £900k station refurb

Bat and Ball railway station

Plans have been submitted for a £900,000 refurbishment to a Kent station.

Two jailed after £100k cannabis discovery

Part of the haul, found by police

Two men have been jailed for producing cannabis worth more than £100,000.

Pensioners rescued after van crashes into house

The van crashed into the house. Picture: Lawrence Bestow.

An elderly couple were helped to safety after a van ploughed into a timber-framed house on a Kent high street.


Appeal after elderly man hit by lorry

The scene at Sevenoaks High Street. Picture: @connectaphone

A pensioner has been flown to hospital in a serious condition after being hit by a lorry in a high street.


Police hunt bike thief

The bike was recovered. Picture: Kent Police RPU

Police are searching for a thief who stole a motorbike.

Plans for new hospital and GP surgery

Edenbridge War Memorial Hospital. Google Street View

The public are being consulted on plans for a possible new hospital and GP surgery in Kent.

Police appeal after serious crash

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Officers are looking for witnesses after a serious crash left a man with life-threatening injuries.

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