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'We stand in solidarity with the people of Paris'

The French flag has been added to St Michael's village sign

A Kent village has shown its support for the people of France after more than 120 people were killed in suspected terrorist attacks overnight.


Volunteer devotes time to help Calais migrants

A volunteer working with migrants at The Jungle in Calais has spoken of the experience.

Man injured after car flips into ditch

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

A man in his 40s was treated by paramedics after his car overturned and landed on its roof in a ditch.

Lucky to be alive after car spins out of control

The crash in Bethersden on Friday, October 30

A mum says she is lucky to be alive after her car span out of control.

Woman risked jail for dogs she thought would die

Kimberley White with some Yorkshire Terriers. Picture: Paul Amos

A judge has questioned the prosecution of a woman who risked jail to care for malnourished dogs.


Boat crash mum suffered 'catastrophic head injury'

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

An inquest into the death of a Kent lawyer killed in a Brazilian boat accident heard she suffered a catastrophic head injury.

Delays after car ends up in ditch

Emergency services were called. Stock image

Police were called after a woman driver left the road and ended up in a ditch this afternoon, causing delays in the area.


Santa's looking for elf help

A garden centre's Father Christmas is hoping to recruit two yo ho ho aides in return for yo ho dough.

Teenager releases debut single

Jack Rose is hoping his single will be the road to singing fame

Young singer Jack Rose hopes his single will set him on the road to stardom.

Pensioner bombarded with junkmail conned out of £2k

Colin Deacon with some of the scam letters

A pensioner bombarded with hundreds of letters telling him he had won cash or gifts is warning others to beware after being scammed out of £2,000.


Toilets 'flushed' over Twitter following

Flushed with success.. Laura Napper at the tweeting toilets

A town's toilets are so popular they've even gained a following on Twitter... and the praise is gushing!


Brave women bare breasts

A group of women are having painted casts made of their breasts to raise money for charity.


Police arrest man over spate of drive-by rock attacks

Jennie Ivinson was badly cut after a rock attack

A man has been arrested following a series of drive-by rock attacks that claimed more than 20 victims.

Dead rats 'left to rot' in homes

Residents say contractors don't take away dead rats

There are fears dead rats are being left to rot because pest control contractors are refusing to take them away.


Twenty drivers targeted in terrifying rock attacks

Jennie Ivinson was badly cut after a rock attack

At least one driver has been injured in a spate of rock attacks in this quiet village.


Tenterden folk festival is a BIG hit

Flora the Singleton giant takes part in the folk festival parade

Thousands descend on Tenterden to enjoy the town's annual folk festival.

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.

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