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Five injured in A249 crash

The A249 Picture: Google Maps

Police, fire crews and ambulances are at the scene of a three-vehicle collision.


Dangerous rail crossing could be closed

Network Rail and Southeastern staff along with Cllr Mike Whiting at Simpson's Level Crossing

New safety measures are being planned for a level crossing, but officials would eventually like to see it shut and replaced with a footbridge.


Traffic easing after accident on A249

The Sheppey Crossing was shut by police

Police have re-opened a lane on the A249 after an earlier accident.

Town centre flood after workers hit main

The milky water spotted in St Michael's Road, Sittingbourne

Workers digging up a town centre road as part of regeneration works pierced a water pipe.


Don't miss First Class!

First Class appears in KM Group newspapers the week starting October 9

Children across Sittingbourne have started life at school - dont; miss our fantastic souvenir supplement!

Fallen telephone pole shuts road

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

Motorists should avoid Bexon Lane after an accident has left the road blocked by a fallen telephone pole.

Fake police officer cons woman out of £4k

Police have issued warnings after people have been asked to hand over thousands of pounds. Stock image

Police have warned people to beware of fraud after a woman was conned out of £4,000.


Power cut hits more than 700

The 'smaller' towers reach 42m

Hundreds of homes were without electricity this morning.


Tributes to popular runner who died abroad

Justine Barringer, pictured taking part in a charity run

Shocked running club enthusiasts have paid tribute to a popular member who died while scuba diving abroad.


Jailed sex abuser faces more time behind bars

James Mitchell has been convicted of a new sex offence

A former Christmas lights association chief - who is already behind bars for horrific sex offences - faces further time in jail.

Road reopens after crash

Keycol Hill, Bobbing. Picture: Google

A road is now open following an earlier accident.

Police arrest suspected cycling flasher

Arrested. stock photo

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of indecent exposure after a suspect flashed in five different streets and then cycled off.

Paralympian Steve finds love with Alton Towers victim

Vicky Balch (left) and Steve Brown (right) starred in Without Limits

Kent Paralympian and TV host Steve Brown has found love with Alton Towers crash victim Vicky Balch after the pair featured in a documentary.


'Had it been a young man stripping off, it would be different'

Bernard Bibby preparing for an abseil

A cabaret club has pulled the plug on a pensioner's full-body wax for charity because it was ‘too cringey'.


'Dog row left me fearing for my life'

Hircin Ozata must have mental health treatment

A complaint about a barking dog led to a four-year campaign of harassment against a man and wife, a court heard.


Singer raises plight of terminally-ill teenager

John Newman

Chart topper John Newman had a special reason for wanting to help a 13-year-old girl in need of a life-saving operation.

Slow traffic after bus crash

Police were called to the scene. Stock image.

A main route was partially shut after a bus and car collided, causing long delays for rush-hour drivers.

Missing boy, 15, found

Police. Stock pic

A 15-year-old boy who has been missing for days has been found.

Photographer snaps deer's escape from snarling wolf

Snarling fox goes after deer. Credit: SWNS

A Kent photographer managed to capture the extraordianry moment a deer managed to get away from the clutches of a snarling wolf.

Power cut hits thousands

Power is still off for many living in Sittingbourne. Stock photo.

An underground cable has faulted, leaving many homes without electricity.


Police dog snares dangerous driver

Police dog Parker. Picture: Kent Police

A fleeing driver was caught by a police dog after crashing a Mercedes at a roundabout.


Primary school pupil headhunted by magazine

Harry Hutchinson

An eight-year-old boy looks set for a promising future after his video blogging impressed bosses at a professional publication.


TV star surprises cancer sufferer

Tracey Sandy with Peter Andre

A nurse recovering from a potentially fatal disease arrived home to find Peter Andre and the 60 Minute Makeover team in her living room.


Trains cancelled as cows end up on tracks

One of the cows on the tracks. Picture: Nicola Mesher

Trains were delayed in after some cows got onto a railway line.


Smoke warning for villagers

Smoke is in the area. Library image.

Rural residents are being urged to keep their windows and doors shut after a large fire broke out.

Rising levels of violence at prison

Defendants who don't declare their nationality could be jailed. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

Major concerns have been raised by inspectors following dozens of attacks by prisoners on staff.

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