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Appeal for Dazy tops £12,000

Butcher David "Dazy" Saunders, 34, who died on Christmas Day had taken a fatal amount of cocaine

Thousands of pounds have been raised raised in memory of Tenterden butcher Dazy Saunders.

Trial set for drivers accused of mum's boat crash death

Gillian Metcalf, mother of two from Tenterden, in Brazil on the day before she died

Two men are due in court accused of causing the death of a Kent woman in a Brazilian boat tragedy.

Hundreds turn out for funeral of popular butcher

The funeral procession for Dazy Saunders sets off from The Crown pub on its way to nearby St Michaels Church

Huge crowds have turned out for the funeral of father-of-three David 'Dazy' Saunders, who was found dead at his home on Christmas Day aged 34.


School cancels Paris trip in wake of terrorist attacks

The school cancelled the trip due to security fears

A Kent school has pulled out of a day trip to Paris and is considering future visits following the terrorist attacks in France.


Police trace 'suspicious' man in grey hoodie

Police are looking for the car which left the scene before they arrived.

Officers are appealing for information after jewellery was stolen during a daylight break-in at a home in Kent.

Teenager hurt in ambulance crash

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

A 19-year-old car driver was injured in an accident involving an ambulance.

Two car crash in Biddenden

Police are at the scene

Two cars are reported to have collided head-on in Biddenden this morning.

Huge response to appeal to help tragic butcher's family

Butcher David "Dazy" Saunders, 34, who died on Christmas Day had taken a fatal amount of cocaine

Donations have been flooding in for an appeal launched following the death on Christmas Day of a father-of-three.


Thief scarpers... with broken TV

TVs are on the agenda for World Television Day

Christmas festivities went down the tube for one opportunistic thief - after they stole a broken telly!

Father-of-three dies suddenly on Christmas Day

Butcher David "Dazy" Saunders, 34, who died on Christmas Day had taken a fatal amount of cocaine

Tributes have poured in to a young father-of-three, butcher David 'Dazy' Saunders, who died suddenly at his home on Christmas Day.


Pedestrian 'hit' by lorry

A pedestrian was injured when they were reportedly hit by a delivery lorry at Waitrose in Tenterden.

Landlord's fight to keep pub pink

The Woolpack Hotel in Tenterden High Street. Picture: Gary Browne

Pub landlord Rob Cowan is seeing red after council bosses ordered him to repaint his pink pub.


School bus crashes into telegraph pole

The 2A bus crashed in Woodchurch

Police were called after a school bus full of children swerved to avoid an oncoming car and hit into a telegraph pole.


Delight as beloved pet returns home

Sox was missing since Thursday night

A cat owner is delighted after her pet which was missing for four days returned home.


Can I be your hero baby?

Ben Hatcher and Maria Calderon celebrate their marriage proposal with singer Enrique Inglesias

An Enrique Iglesias concert at the O2 will hold special memories for one Kent couple who got engaged live on stage, in front of 20,000 people.

Kent's first virtual police station

Tenterden councillor Callum Knowles. Picture: Gary Browne

Councillors have backed plans for the county's first virtual police station where people would discuss issues with officers via video link.


Man cut from wreckage

The car which was involved in an accident in Ox Lane, St Michael's

An elderly motorist had to be cut from the wreckage of his car following an accident.


Couple robbed by masked gang

Officers are currently at the scene

A couple in their 60s were held up and robbed in their home by three men wearing balaclavas.

Petition over GP surgery expansion plans

Patients are being asked to support expansion plans by Ivy Court GP Surgery in Tenterden.

Man shoots himself after fall leads to flashbacks

Folkestone magistrates' court, where the inquest was heard

A fall at home led a man to suffer nightmares and flashbacks, which ended in him shooting himself, an inquest heard.


Scooby saves pal Sophie-Alice's life

Sophie-Alice Pearman, 11, in the garden with Scooby her medical assistance dog

Specially-trained labrador Scooby is a life-saver - after 'sniffing out' his owner's high blood sugar levels.


Scooby saves sleeping youngster

Thanks Scooby. Sophie-Alice Pearman, 11, with her medical assistance dog.

He's my hero. Scooby the labrador saved the life of 11-year-old Sophie-Alice Pearman by alerting her to a potential life-threatening condition.

Customers beaten by 10terden Teminator mega fry-up

Ollie Williams, a customer of Papa Joe's Cafe in St Michael's with the 10Terden Terminator mega fry-up.

It's a challenge that has made grown men weep - no single person has completed the 10terden Terminator mega fry-up.


Retirement? No, I’ll start two more businesses!

Anne Nelson

A businesswoman has shunned semi-retirement to launch a conveyancing service and business centre.

Duchess gives royal seal of approval to Chapel Down

The Duchess of Cornwall urged winemakers to "give the French a run for their money" during a visit to Chapel Down winery in Tenterden.

Fire crews cut woman free from car

The patient was airlifted to hospital. Stock picture

A woman driver had to be rescued from her car this morning after it crashed into a tree.

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