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Electricity supply disrupted after car crashes

The road is closed while officers deal with the accident. Stock image

Power cables were damaged following a car crash this afternoon which damaged closing a road but no injuries have been reported.

Punch and Judy knocked on the head

That's the way to do it... Punch and Judy in action

A Punch and Judy entertainer has been shunted into the sidelines at a railway's popular Thomas the Tank Engine event.


Dying mum keeps her Disney promise

Melissa and Matt Chance enjoy precious moments at Disneyland Paris

A 36-year-old with an inoperable brain tumour caused by breast cancer has fulfilled her dying wish by taking her daughter to Disneyland Paris.


Shock as men who killed mum in boat crash avoid jail

Gillian Metcalf, with daughters Natasha, Alice and husband Charlie by the Iguazu falls on their holiday in Brazil

A husband has spoken of his disappointment after two men convicted of killing mum-of-two Gillian Metcalf in a boat crash in Brazil avoided prison.

Delight as Webb's store reopens

The queue of eager shoppers waiting to go in the shop

Customers queued for the reopening of the fire-damaged Webb's of Tenterden shop.

Offensive sign sparks fury

A controversial sign with offensive language has appeared along a main road warning motorists not to turn in a driveway.


Police investigate woman's death

The body was discovered in a property at Tenterden high street. Picture: Google Street View

Forensics officers have been investigating reports of a woman's sudden death at a busy high street.

Spitfire crash lands in field

The wing has come off and the propellers snapped

The pilot of a Spitfire made an emergency landing this morning in a Kent field.


Mystery surrounds van crash

Stock photo

A van was discovered in a water-filled ditch this morning but emergency crews could not find the driver.


Mum injured as police warn of spate of rock attacks

Jennie Ivinson was badly cut after a rock attack

Police are stepping up patrols after a spate of sickening attacks on motorists where rocks have been hurled at cars, leaving one mum badly injured.


How about these for a fleet of wedding cars?

It's not your usual wedding transport but that didn't bother Tim and Amy O'Loughlin as they tied the knot and used a trio of JCB tractors.

Two injured after electrical pylon falls on vehicle

Lib Dem leader Vince Cable has spoken out about patients waiting in ambulances for admission to hospitals in Kent. Stock picture.

Two people have been treated by paramedics after a crash between a tractor and van caused an electrical pylon to fall on a vehicle.


VW and Audi cars struck in series of brick-hurling attacks

Police were called at 3.45am

A garage specialising in Volkswagen and Audi vehicles says a fifth vehicle has been brought in for repair after a brick was hurled from a passing van.

Load of trouble

Ian Price saw his wife's convertible written off by the straw bales

A man who borrowed his wife's £21,000 convertible sports car for a day, watched on as it was written off when a tractor shed bales of straw.


Whale-shaped spud fished out of crop

The whale-shaped potato discovered in Tenterden

Potato sorters had a surprise when they fished out a whale-shaped spud from a crop.


Tributes after teen footballer killed in crash horror

Tributes left at the scene to Henry Fulcher. Picture: Gary Browne

Floral tributes have been left and RIP messages drawn on a tree where a talented teen footballer crashed.


Cars, traffic light and lamppost crushed by falling bales

The tractor with its spilt load. Picture: Jack Wenbourne

Large bales of straw have crushed at least one car and damaged lampposts and railings after falling from a trailer.


Cheers to that!

Grapes being harvested at Biddenden Vineyards

A Kent winemaker picked up six medals at the annual English and Welsh Wine of the Year Competition.

Privacy row over town bench

The Memorial bench on Golden Square

A couple have described a newly-installed seat that faces onto their home as "intrusive".

Helicopter hunts for missing driver after late night car smash

The police helicopter was used in the search. Stock picture: Kent Police

A police helicopter was launched this morning after the occupants of a crashed car went missing.

Iconic band praises Kent town

The Kent & East Sussex Railway in Station Road, Tenterden

A British band that shot to fame in the 70s chose an unlikely location to feature on their new album.

Woman trapped in ditch

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Firefighters rescued a woman in her fifties who became trapped when her car got stuck in a ditch.

Appeal launched after brick thrown from 'tatty' truck

Police have made arrests

An investigation has been launched after a brick was hurled at a car travelling through a Kent village.


Accident blocks A28

The A28 into Tenterden has been closed by an accident in Rolvenden Road

An accident has closed the A28 into Tenterden this morning.

Grassland destroyed in fire

There were three outdoor fires in east Kent yesterday. File picture

Fire crews tackled a grass fire for 90 minutes which destroyed 15 acres of cut grass yesterday.

Couple renew vows after lung transplant ordeal

Graham and Tara Smith have fun at Tenterden recreation ground before their marriage blessing

A woman who wed her partner in a simple ceremony while awaiting a double lung transplant has celebrated her recovery by having her marriage blessed.

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