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Woman injured after being thrown from horse

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was scrambled. Stock picture

A woman was taken to hospital by air ambulance after being thrown from her horse.

Shotguns and Chelsea buns coming to Kent

The Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club is coming to Kent

The largest ladies shooting club in the UK is heading to Kent armed with shotguns and a range of sweet treats.

Kent woman recruited to work with chart-toppers

A Tonbridge girl has won work experience with a music legend

A woman from Kent will work alongside chart-toppers as part of a work experience programme.

Body found as police search for missing woman

Police were looking for 75-year-old Ann Barham-Clayton

A body has been pulled from a river close to a country park today following a search for a missing woman.

Three mile litter pick

Members of the U3A group make the most of the ‘natural’ bench and take a breather during their three mile litter-pick.

Members of a Kent walking group have taken part in a three mile long litter picking event in a bid to clean up their local area.

Emotional tribute paid to driver killed in crash

The family of Scott Wickens have paid an emotional tribute to him

The family of a Kent man killed in a crash have paid tribute to the 'kind, wise, generous and hugely popular man'.


Flood management plans to be tested

Environment agency experts will be demonstrating how they plan to reduce flood risk in Tonbridge

Residents are invited along to demonstrations being held by the Environment Agency showing how it plans to manage future flooding.

Commemorative stone and statue unveiled

His Royal Highness, the Duke of Kent, shaking hands with sculptor Guy Portelli

A new statue designed by students and a commemorative stone were unveiled at the opening ceremony of the refurbished Tonbridge Memorial Gardens.

Fraudster ordered to pay back thousands

Sevenoaks Magistrates' Court. Stock picture.

A man who fraudulently claimed thousands of pounds has been ordered to pay it all back when he appeared in court this month.

Brands Hatch 'gatecrasher' appears at court

Driver Jack Cottle was arrested after driving onto Brands Hatch race track

A man accused of bypassing security to get onto the Brands Hatch circuit during a four-hour racing event appeared at court today.

Employee accused of stealing thousands

Stock image. Pic: iStock

A cash handling depot worker from Kent has appeared in court after being accused of stealing thousands from his employer.

Pub recognised for quality of ale

The bar can continue using glassware

A pub in Kent has been listed in the Good Beer Guide 2015 after being acclaimed for the quality of its ale.

Driver, 27, dies in head-on crash with lorry

The scene of the fatal crash in Battle, East Sussex. Picture: Google Street View

A driver has died after his van crashed with a lorry on a country road.


Free bike-marking event

It is hoped the security marks will reduce bike thefts

Cyclists can have their bikes security marked by police officers this weekend.

MP calls for major changes to combat flooding

Sir John Stanley in the House of Commons

Tonbridge and Malling MP Sir John Stanley has called for a public register listing people responsible for maintaining water ways to combat flooding.


Cricket coaching courses arrive

Aspiring cricketers can take part in a range of courses next month

Young people from across the County have the opportunity to improve their cricketing skills or try the sport for the first time on coaching courses.

Kent woman records song remembering fallen heroes

Elizabeth Mills has recorded a single in aid of Royal British Legion

A woman from Kent has taken it upon herself to write and record a song in a bid to raise awareness of the Royal British Legion.

New drive-thru McDonalds gets go-ahead

An artist's impression of what the new drive-thru McDonalds will look like

The planning permission for a new drive-thru McDonalds in Tonbridge has been approved and work is expected to start next year.


Man sentenced after shoplifting and breaking a car windscreen

The man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail after stealing alcohol from a store

A man has been sentenced to over 100 days in prison after repeatedly stealing from a shop and breaking a car windscreen.

Kent police officers will run Bournemouth marathon

Mark Ginsberg, PCSO Toni Matthew, Sgt Jon Turtle and Insp Adrian Allen

Four police officers from Kent are gearing up to run nearly 30 miles in the Bournemouth marathon next month.

Armed robber hit travel agents in make-up and ginger wig

David Bentley in his disguise, running through the Angel Centre in Tonbridge.

An armed robber is facing a lengthy jail sentence after carrying out a string of raids in a bizarre disguise.


Seven 'illegal immigrants' found in the back of a lorry released temporarily

Officers have charged a man. Stock picture

The group of seven illegal immigrants found in the back of a refrigerated lorry have been temporarily released while their claims are investigated.


Seven 'illegal immigrants' found in back of lorry

Officers have charged a man. Stock picture

Police have detained a group of suspected illegal immigrants found them in the back of a lorry.


Southeastern chaos continues

Commuters say they are paying more money for a worse service. Pic: Matthew Walker

Passengers are being left furious as problems caused by a broken down train this morning are continuing.

Drytec pong returns

Drytec Factory in Morley Road, Tonbridge

The smell from a factory in Kent that has been a nuisance to residents for 20 years has been noticed again - despite the council's efforts to stop it.

Labour selects its candidate for Tonbridge and Malling

Labour's Claire Leigh

An expert in international development has been selected by the Labour Party to contest the Tonbridge and Malling constituency at the next election.

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