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Police appeal after woman hit by car

The crash happened shortly after 8am on Wednesday.

Officers are urging witnesses to come forward after a woman in her fifties was hit by a car, leaving her seriously injured.

Dramatic footage of "tornado" captured over Kent

The tornado funnel cloud forming over Sheppey. Picture: Damon Webb of Swale Weather Watch HQ

Storm-chaser films formation of tornado funnel cloud over the Kent coast.


'I can’t forgive them for lies about me'

Emma Letford who did her best to help her friend Kathy Cox.

A woman has told how she's lost everything after being falsely accused of harming a baby who later died.


Woman taken to hospital after freak car crash

Police tape off the crash scene at the junction of First Avenue and Victoria Street.

A woman pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.


Swimming pool closed

Closed again: Sheerness swimming pool

Swimmers have been left in the lurch after a pool has been closed by a power cut for the second time within a month.

'My sadness at baby Eli's death'

Emma Letford who did her best to help her friend Kathy Cox.

A woman who was friends with Katherine Cox and Danny Shepherd speaks after they were found guilty of causing the death of Cox's five-month-old baby.

'You robbed her of her childhood'

Phillip Monksfield was jailed for 17 years

A sex beast sexually assaulted a girl aged under 13 after learning she had previously been abused.

Crash between car and lorry

Emergency services were called to the scene. Stock image.

Firefighters were called to a crash between a car and a lorry and three people had to be taken to hospital.


Lifeboats scrambled to stranded yacht

Sheerness inshore lifeboat Buster. Picture: RNLI

Lifeboat volunteers were called in to help two men after their vessel ran aground yesterday morning.

New bridge for the Isle of Sheppey

New sight on Sheppey

The Isle of Sheppey woke up with a new bridge this morning - a £3 million link to the Sheerness Docks.


Appeal to make dying girl's dreams come true

Seven-year-old Olivia Maloney

A fundraising campaign has been launched to help make the final days of a seven-year-old child with cancer her happiest.


Video of tragic baby Eli Cox who died from a brain injury

Baby Eli Cox.

Footage has emerged of a five-month-old boy months before he suffered a violent death at the hands of his mum and his stepfather.

Seaside bar to reopen as a restaurant

Merlins Entertainment Complex, Leysdown

A popular pub which had its licence suspended has been allowed to reopen as a restaurant.

Air ambulance called to emergency

The air ambulance was called Stock picture.

An air ambulance was called after an emergency in a residential street.

Couple guilty of causing baby's death

Danny Shepherd and Katherine Cox.

A mum-of-nine and her boyfriend have been found guilty of causing the death of a five-month-old baby who suffered a 'catastrophic' brain injury.


Sand man creates dog in town centre

Sand man Steffan Tabac working on his model dog in Sheerness

Romanian Steffan Tabac was turning heads today with his sand model of a dog and puppy in a town centre.


Fox 'trophy' suspect flees home

RSPCA workers Nicola Honey and Angela Walder with the dead fox

A man responsible for snaring and stringing up a protected animal is understood to have fled his house after a backlash online.


Truck ploughs through fence

The clean up operation is underway

A pick-up truck has crashed into a yacht club.


Speeding driver left seriously hurt friend in wreck

Steven Ellis was jailed after crashing his friend’s car in Sheerness

A speeding motorist who careered through a fence and smashed into a chalet at 70mph fled the scene, leaving his seriously injured passenger behind.


Jury retires in baby death trial

Danny Shepherd and Katherine Cox

A couple accused of causing the death of a baby who suffered "catastrophic" injuries are waiting to learn their fate as the jury considers verdicts.

Beer and bands lined up for free festival

Rotary Club of Minster-on-Sea beer festival

Rotarians have nearly 40 real ales and 15 ciders ready for their 10th free beer festival and have four four bands lined up to play.


Road to be closed for new bridge works

Site of where the bridge will go across Brielle Way, Sheerness

Motorists are warned to expect delays when a main road to a Kent docks is closed for the installation of a £3 million bridge.

Man's charity pledge spreads running bug

Lee Allen

A 38-year-old man who committed himself to a year-long charity pledge to run a minimum of 10 kilometres a day for a year has passed the halfway point.

Pet owners warned over fox snares

Concern has been raised over fox snares. Library image.

Residents are warning others to keep their pets safe after snares were allegedly set in a back garden on a residential street.


Water leak on main road

The leak is in Main Road, Queenborough. Stock image.

Houses are without water after a town centre main burst this morning.


Get knitting to honour fallen hereos

Cllr Sue Gent (left), vice chair of World War One Centenary steering group, with Bentley and Tanita Miller at the Sheerness war memorial.

Councils across Kent are working with the Royal British Legion to create a garden of crocheted poppies.

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