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Shopping centre fire deemed suspicious

People outside the shopping centre. Picture @FunctionBeauty

A fire that started in a busy shopping centre in Kent over the weekend is under investigation.

Tractor theft sparks police hunt

Kent Police are searching for information after the theft of a tractor from a property in Kent.

Professional football coach designs unique boots

Andy McAllen designed the boots to help young players develop their skills

A professional football coach from Kent has designed new football boots aimed at developing the skills of young players.

Man stranded in embankment flown to hospital

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

A man who fell and hit his head in an embankment was airlifted to hospital after being found by a dog walker.

Star Wars actor visits Kent

Two TV personalities visited a gymnastics centre in Kent to take part in filming for a new show.

Free parking during Christmas events

Councillor David Scott says the scheme is aimed at reducing congestion and the number of parked cars in the town

The council has announced the suspension of car park charges during certain Christmas events this year.

Puppy TV star finds new home in Kent

Battersea pup Betty, star of ITV’s Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs

A puppy who starred in Paul O'Grady's new TV series has found her new home with a loving family in Kent.


Shopping centre evacuated

People outside the shopping centre. Picture @FunctionBeauty

A busy shopping centre had to be evacuated after a small fire started in staff toilets.


Cannabis farmer booby-trapped factory

Christopher Rappoport has been jailed for two years and 10 months

A man who set up booby traps using explosive devices to protect a cannabis factory at his home has been jailed.


Fraudster tied fake mailbox to couple's door

Fraudster David Donkor has been jailed

A fraudster has been jailed after he tried to steal a couple's bank details by taping a fake mailbox to their door.


Man found dead in road

The teen was arrested yesterday.

An investigation is under way into the unexplained death of a man found in a road.

Bomb disposal unit called to man's home

A bomb disposal unit was called to the scene. Library Picture

An army bomb disposal team was called after a householder found explosives buried in his garden.

Lorry seriously damaged after hitting railway bridge

The lorry is badly damaged

Engineers are assessing the damage to a railway bridge after a lorry smashed into the structure.


Missing man believed to be suffering from dementia found

Kent Police is searching for Fredrick Harris, 68, of Snipe Close, Pembury, near Tunbridge Wells

Police searching for a missing man believed to be suffering from dementia have found him a day after he was reported missing.


Double rapist behind bars

Tunbridge Wells rapist Soran Mahmad-Ali has been jailed for eight years

A man convicted of twice raping a woman has been jailed for eight years.

Drug dealer ordered to pay back remaining assets

Convicted drug dealer Raza Miah was ordered to pay back his remaining assets

A drug dealer from Tunbridge Wells has been ordered to pay back his remaining assets following a financial investigation.

Memorial to suffragette and social reformer Amelia Scott

Suffragette and social reformer Amelia Scott

A plaque has been unveiled at the former home of suffragette and social reformer Amelia Scott.

Train driver saw man step onto track

High Brooms station

A man was stuck by a train and killed yesterday after walking onto the line near a railway station.


Woman with spinal condition to tackle challenge for charity

Clare and her husband Nick got married at the Barn in Tunbridge Wells a month after her diagnosis

A woman from Kent who was diagnosed with a chronic spinal condition a month before her wedding is walking over 30 miles for charity.

Explorer and presenter will hold book signing this month

Steve Backshall will be signing copies of his book in Tunbridge Wells

A presenter and exlporer who has released a new novel will be signing copies at a Waterstones bookstore in Kent.

Paralysed former race driver opens exhibition

Roger Pedrick also unveiled an exhibition at the Trinity Theatre last year

A race driver who broke his neck and was left paralysed after an accident at a race track in Kent has opened his own art exhibition.

Charities across Kent receive donation from Kent Police

Kent Police Headquarters

A group of charities have been selected by police officers to receive a donation from the Kent Police property fund.

Hundreds of homes arriving in town

Computer generated images of what homes in the development will look like

A development bringing over 500 new homes to Kent has raised concerns over potential congestion issues in the local area.

New sauce brand making its way into stores

There are currently three different Bis Bas sauces available

A range of home-made sauces are making their way into independent retailers across the county.

Fallen tree causing delays

A tree that has fallen in Tunbridge Wells is causing delays for motorists.

Kent housebuilder receives £10m investment

Tonbridge developer Millwood Designer Homes Ltd has sealed a £10m investment deal managed by law firm Cripps, who have offices at Kings Hill and Tunbridge Wells

A Kent-based housebuilder has sealed a £10m investment deal with the help of a local law firm.

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