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Web paedophile blackmailed by victim

A pervert who was blackmailed by one of his victims after grooming children over Skype has been handed a 13-year sentence.

Man charged with multiple fraud offences

A 35-year-old man has been charged with a string of fraud offences across the country.

Like Waiting for Godot...

When a drama society auditioned for parts in a play - Absent Friends - little did they realise how true that might be.

Landlord loses battle over pink pub

A petition signed by 500 people was not enough to save a bar from losing its distinctive colour that was popular with locals.

Bricks tribute to war dead sparks outrage

A senior official has defended a project to commemorate people who served in the armed forces amid claims it has dishonoured those killed in battle.

Police investigate sexual assault in graveyard

A graveyard in Kent has been taped off after a report of a sexual assault against a woman.

Youngsters take on African lion

Players from a junior football team lined up against what was surely their most difficult opponent to date - one of the world's strongest animals.

Boy writes to Queen about new homes plan

An eight-year-old is leading the fight against proposals to build 350 houses on fields that are popular with dog walkers.

Town hall damaged following collision

A driver crashed a car into the wall of a town hall and left the scene - before apparently returning to collect it the next morning.

Air ambulance called to motorbike crash

Police have closed a rural road while the air ambulance has been scrambled after a van crashed with a motorbike

This sheep's had a baaad day!

An animal charity worker was called to rescue a sheep trapped in a muddy dyke.

Cash and jewellery stolen in burglary

Cash and jewellery have been reported stolen during a burglary.

Family left stranded as Gatwick car firm disappears

A young family with a disabled baby were among more than a hundred left stranded at the airport after the collapse of a car parking firm.

Girls charged after taxi attack

Two teenage girls have been charged after an alleged assault on a taxi driver.

Delays on busy high street

Motorists are being told to expect delays after an accident on a busy town high street.

Police probe suspected pervert

Police arrested a 69-year-old man after he was seen to be 'acting suspiciously' towards a 16-year-old girl at a bus stop with his mobile phone.

Valuables stolen during overnight raid

Police have renewed their appeal after the theft of items worth up to £2,000 from a garden centre.

Image released after 'suspicious incident' at bus stop

Police want to speak to a man who was acting suspiciously around a 16-year-old girl.

Police called to find 'man on the run'

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

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

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