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Delays after car overturns

Drivers should approach the area with caution. Stock image

There were queues on a major route after a car was involved in an accident.


Widow takes up husband's fight for right to die

Andrew with Sara four days before his death

The widow of a man who travelled to Switzerland to end his life is calling for a change in the law on assisted dying.


Two charged after 30-mile police chase

A Royal Mail van was used in the getaway. Picture: Kent Police RPU Twitter.

Two men have been charged with burglary following a long pursuit involving two police forces and a helicopter.

Kent MP elected to head prestigious committee

Tom Tugendhat MP

A Kent MP has been given the job of leading one of the most influential scrutiny all-party committees in the Commons.

Southern ordered to invest £13m

Southern trains operate in west Kent. Stock image

The owners of Southern Rail have been ordered to invest more than £13m after months of poor performance.


Pensioner victim of bank card fraud

Two men have been charged after a cashpoint robbery.

A pensioner was duped by phone scammers into heading over her bank card to a fraudulent courier.

Three year alcohol ban for town centre drinker

He has been banned from drinking in public in the borough. Stock image

A man has been banned from getting drunk in any public space, following a campaign of anti-social behaviour.

Two in court after man 'forced into van'

Police at the scene

Two people in their twenties have been charged with false imprisonment and remanded in custody after a man was allegedly forced into a van.

Thousands line route of carnival procession

Some swashbucklers took part in the procession. Picture: Andy Jones

Thousands took to the streets to watch an annual carnival at the weekend.

Kent MP's fears over Conservative deal with DUP

Tom Tugendhat MP

A Kent MP and former soldier says he is yet to be convinced a proposed deal between the Conservatives and the DUP will bring the country stability.

Lane blocked by crash

The road is blocked in both directions. Picture: @slyeni on Twitter

A lane was blocked in both directions after a crash involving three vehicles.

Man critical after smash

Both police and the ambulance service were called. Stock image.

A driver is fighting for life after he was hit by a van on the hard shoulder as he helped a colleague who had broken down.

Bypass reopens after pedestrian hit

The air ambulance has been spotted in the area. Picture: Dan Whitcher on Facebook.

A busy route was shut for nearly five hours while police investigators studied the cause of a serious accident.


Murder on stage in Tonbridge

A scene from Murder, Margaret and Me, by Philip Meeks, with Barbara Smith. left, as Agatha Christie, and Valerie Armstrong as Margaret Rutherford.

What dark secrets are shared by Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford?

Tom Tugendhat elected

Tom Tugendhat has been elected as the Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling

Voters in Tonbridge and Malling have re-elected Conservative Tom Tugendhat as their MP.

Men arrested after 'driving at' pedestrian

Part of the street has been taped off. Stock image

Two men have been arrested after an attack outside a pub which left victims with cuts and broken bones.

Emergency crews in Tonbridge

The incident in Canon Lane, Tonbridge. Pic courtesy Matthew Keys

Firefighters descended on a residential street after a chemical spill this afternoon.

Appeal after dumper truck theft

Police have made arrests. Pic: Getty Images

Detectives are attempting to track down thieves who broke into a compound and drove off in a dumper truck.

Police cadets help isolated people

The cadets at the community allotment. Picture: Kent Police

Police cadets have been volunteering at a centre which supports isolated or lonely people.

Woman arrested after serious crash

Stock image

A woman has been arrested after a motorcyclist was injured in a serious crash.

'He had a heart of gold'

Josh Field

Family and friends have paid tribute to a motorcyclist killed in a crash yesterday.


Kent motorcyclist, 24, killed in crash

Both police and the ambulance service were called. Stock image.

A 24-year-old Kent man has died in a motorcycle crash.


Graduate labelled 'odd ball' and invited to interview 'for a laugh'

Anna Jacobs was branded an "odd ball" and invited to an interview for a laugh. Stock image.

A jobseeker was left horrified after being branded an “odd-ball” and a “tree hugger” who “forages for mushrooms” by a prospective employer.


Football fan with brain tumour invited to cup final

Anita Marinelli has helped Charlie Middleton get his wish of going to Arsenal home games and to the FA Cup Final with Chelsea

An Arsenal fan’s FA Cup final dream is set to come true as he takes time out from treatment for a brain tumour to watch his team play at Wembley


Man suffers head injuries in crash

Traffic delays. Stock image

Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver was seriously hurt when his van left the road and slammed into a wall.


Police cadets help tackle bike theft

It is hoped the security marks will reduce bike thefts

Young police cadets have been helping cyclists protect their bikes at a security marking event.


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