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Youngsters in tears after vandals trash wildlife garden

Children were left stunned and in tears after vandals trashed a wildlife garden they had lovingly created.

Superstar Scooby saves his owner

A labrador called Scooby twice saved his teenage owner from slipping into a potentially fatal diabetic coma.

Clay pigeon champion robbed at home

A world title-winning marksman has described his terror after men in balaclavas broke into his home and stole shotguns, trophies and cash.

Pub evacuated following chimney fire

Staff and punters at a pub had to leave the building last night after a small chimney fire broke out.

Life-saving labrador Scooby in line for Crufts prize

A labrador called Scooby, who twice saved his teenage owner from slipping into a potentially fatal diabetic coma, is in line for a top prize

Landlord ordered to repaint pink pub

A pub landlord has been told to repaint his pub after a planning inspector rejected his appeal to keep it pink.

Air ambulance called to help woman with head injury

The air ambulance was called to the aid of a woman who suffered head injuries after a fall.

Row over moggy rehomed in microchip mix-up

A distraught cat owner is accusing a rescue centre of ‘playing God’ after her pet was mistakenly re-homed.

Dancers enjoy the taste of success

A group of talented young Tenterden ballet students are celebrating a 100% pass rate in their exams.

Parking rules leave residents and firms at standstill

The plea of a councillor for an urgent solution to Tenterden’s parking crisis has struck a chord with many residents.

Office entrance blocked as tree blown over in high winds

Office staff had a shock when a tree fell down in high winds blocking the entrance to their firm

Valuable ring stolen in burglary

A £1,000 diamond ring has been stolen during a break-in when a back door of a house was forced open

Things are looking up for rescued turkey after eye op

A bird that once looked destined to be Christmas dinner has had an operation to restore its eyesight.

Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze

Firefighters tackled a kitchen fire last night, which is believed to have started by unattended food left in a cooker.

'Sinkhole' closes road

A road's been shut this afternoon after a 'sinkhole' appeared in the carriageway.

Boy, 5, hurt after being hit by car

A young boy has been taken to hospital after he was hit by a car.

Tractor driver fined after straw bale chaos

A tractor driver's been fined after two cars - including a £21,000 sports car - were written off when he shed his load of straw.

Tears after dead pony found caked in mud

A dead pony dumped in a country lane was so heavily covered in mud that it looked like a huge lump of earth. Warning: graphic image.

Drivers fuming over high petrol prices

Drivers are complaining that they are being left out of pocket because of the high cost of petrol at garages in Tenterden.

Death crash teenager not wearing seatbelt

A promising young footballer who died after his car crashed into a tree was not wearing a seatbelt, an inquest heard.

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