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Police called to find 'man on the run'

Police in Bethersden

A rural road has been closed off by police, and a helicopter has been scrambled in a bid to track down a man reportedly on the run

Road delays after car crashes into lamppost

The car crash on the A28. Picture from @TenterdenTown on Twitter

Emergency services have warned motorists to expect delays after a crash along a busy main road.


Kent windmill showcased in new set of stamps

The £1,57 stamp featuring Woodchurch Windmill

A Kent landmark features in the latest issue of stamps from the Royal Mail and was selected from hundreds of possible subjects.

Football field trashed as pupils finish exams

Drink bottles and used condoms were among the rubbish found

School leavers left vodka bottles, beer cans, broken glass and used condoms behind at an end of exams party.


Pensioners critical in London hospital after collision

The road remains blocked from Tenterden/Rolvenden Road but cars are being allowed to come up Cranbrook Road in the opposite direction

Two pensioners suffered life-threatening injuries after a multi-vehicle crash.

You won't believe how much this shed's going for!

How much would you pay for this property? Picture: James Oliver/SWNS

This farm building has been revamped with some stunning interior design. But how much is it on the market for?

Missing teen found

Police are appealing for help to find William Hobday

A 14-year-old boy missing from his home for more than 24 hours has been found safe and well.

Len Goodman steps out for steam railway trip

Fireman Tom White and driver Tom Featherstone chat with Len Goodman at the Kent & East Sussex Railway .Picture: Chris Davey.

Strictly Come Dancing legend Len Goodman had a ball when he visited a steam railway.


Combine harvester crashes into house

"The scene of devastation" - Cllr Sue Ferguson, deputy mayor of Tenterden escapes crash without injury

A combine harvester has ploughed through a 6ft wall and into the house of a deputy mayor, causing a scene of "absolute devastation".


Firefighters cut man free after crash between lorry and car

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Firefighters had to cut the roof off a vehicle to rescue a man following a crash.

Pensioner flown to hospital after being hit by car

Police have been called to the scene

An elderly woman was airlifted to hospital after being knocked down by a car as she walked along a country road.

Thousands of flies infesting house

The pair are having to hoover up the insects. Picture: Getty Images

A couple have told of their horror after swarms of flies filled every room in their house.


Care home takes money from son after mum's death

Mick Carr with his mum Elsie

A care home took £2,731 from a grieving son, citing a 14-day notice period following the passing of one of its residents.


Man treated by crews after vehicle hits electricity pylon

The air ambulance was called. Stock picture.

A man was treated for suspected electric shock after a vehicle struck an electricity pylon.


'Beware of fishy doorstep con men'

The fishmonger offered "fresh fillets" on the doorstep

Trading standards officers have issued a warning after a woman reported a scammer offering rotten fish on the doorstep.


How this Kent artist got 32 million Facebook views

Sam Cox aka Mr Doodle

A video of a Kent artist doodling has clocked up an incredible 32 million views across the world.

Family remembers Ben with screening

Ben at the wheel of a Land Rover, aged 13

Pupils are to be offered free screening for heart defects - thanks to the tireless campaigning of a bereaved family.

'Foxy' visitor gets rail enthusiasts all steamed up

Visiting locomotive Foxcote Manor climbs away from Wittersham Road on the Kent & East Sussex Railway Picture: Chris Davey/KESR FM4762152

The largest locomotive ever to have visited the Kent & East Sussex Railway is attracting plenty of attention.

Home on stilts wins plaudits

The Water Tower at Rolvenden

A concrete structure has been turned into a glass-clad home that has been praised by Grand Designs’ presenter Kevin McCloud.


Mr Doodle aims to draw in the crowds

Mr Doodle - Sam Cox

A renowned artist will be one of the star attractions at Tenterden's May fair on bank holiday Monday.

Drama society prepare to tread the boards

Vernon Reeve and Angela Patrick, who are appearing in the TODS' production of Entertaining Angels

A drama society in Kent will take their spring show to the stage for its three-day run tomorrow.

Marathon dads raise funds in memory of tragic Ben

Ben competing in the Hever Castle junior triathlon aged 12

Two dads are running the London Marathon in memory of a 15-year-old who died suddenly of a hidden heart condition.

Fire crews battle house blaze

Stock picture.

Firefighters raced to a rural home this morning to tackle a house blaze.

Fire crews cut man free from car after crash

Fire crews are at the scene. Stock pic

An elderly man had to be cut free from his vehicle after it was involved in a crash.

Air ambulance called to man with face injuries

The air ambulance landed in Tenterden Rec

Emergency crews were called to near a recreation ground after a man on a scooter was injured in a crash.


Row as egg hunt advert misses Easter out

Egg hunt advertising omits the word Easter Credit: Cadbury

As children in Kent prepare for Easter egg hunts at National Trust properties, the organisation has been accused of "airbrushing faith".

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