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Teenager hit in head by smoking robber

Police are hunting a doorstep flasher Stock picture

Police are searching for a robber who hit a teenage boy in the head and stole his rucksack.

Cars damaged by falling tree

Fire crews used a thermal imaging camera to ensure no one was trapped in the vehicles. Stock image.

Fire crews were called amid fears people could be trapped inside their vehicles after a strong winds felled a tree.

Boy, 16, hit by car

Two people were found dead.

A teenager suffered a head injury after being hit by a car in a Kent town this afternoon.

Charger sparks flat fire

Firefighters were called. Stock picture.

Firefighters were called after a charger exploded and set a coat and part of a wall alight.

Main road blocked after accident

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An accident involving a car and a lorry blocked a busy main road this evening.

Doctors' surgeries to merge

The group has been forced to make cutbacks. Library image

Two GP practices which care for 16,000 patients in west Kent are set to merge.

'Secret agent' stalker convicted

Daniel Fisher was convicted following a trial

A former PC who pretended to be an MI6 agent in a vain bid to win back his ex-girlfriend has narrowly avoided jail.


Arrests as police probe dead squirrel scam

A dead squirrel was used in the scam as proof of a fictional pest infestation

Two people have been arrested after reports of a scam involving a dead squirrel.

Beer cafe named pub of the year

The Fuggles team celebrates its win

A beer cafe is raising a celebratory toast after being named pub of the year by the Campaign for Real Ale.

Crash blocks busy road

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A crash is causing delays this morning on a busy road.

Woman impaled on railings

The railings cut through by firefighters to release the woman. Photo: Kent 999s

Firefighters had to cut through metal railings to free a woman who had become impaled near a bridge.

Girl, 12, hit by car

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

A schoolgirl has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.

Warning over schoolchildren 'abduction attempt'

A group of Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School pupils were approached in Standen Street on Tuesday, May 16. Picture: Google Maps

A head teacher has issued a warning to parents after a group of young pupils were approached by strangers and told to get in a car.


Major road reopens after pile-up

Emergency services are at the scene.

A major route has reopened following an accident involving several cars.

Bin shed destroyed in fire

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Two fire crews were called to an early morning fire after a bin store was destroyed and a fence went up in flames.

Widower's sketch a day in memory of wife

Andrew Mead has been drawing one celebrity portrait each day since his wife Lucy died in July 2016

A widower’s challenged himself to sketch a celebrity a day for a year in a bid to raise money for the hospice which cared for his wife.

Firefighters tackle out of control bonfire

Fire crews were called. Stock pic

An out of control bonfire spread to undergrowth, trees and fences.

Orphaned fox cubs' lucky reunion

Erica, Leif and Beck were reunited

Two orphaned fox cub siblings have been reunited with their lost brother.


Titanic exhibition wins award

The Titanic In Photographs Exhibition at Royal Victoria Place

An exhibition on the Titanic which attracted more than 148,000 visitors has scooped an award

Suspected drug dealers arrested

Heroin paraphernalia. Stock image

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of supplying heroin and cocaine.

Warning over dead squirrel scam

A squirrel. Stock image

Residents are reminded to be on guard against rogue traders following reports of a scam involving a dead squirrel.


Road closed after car and tanker crash

Expect heavy traffic. Stock picture

Traffic is slowing after an accident on a busy road

Crews attend outbuilding fire

Three engines were called to the fire. Stock image

Fire services were called to tackle a fire at a storage building.

Model accused of rape faces further charges

One of the alleged incidents happened in woodland in Harmony Street, Rusthall

An aspiring model and actor charged with raping a woman in woodland has now been accused of further sex offences.

Drivers cut free after serious crash

A crash has closed the A26 in Southborough

A major road was shut for several hours and people were cut free from cars by firefighters following a serious crash.


Car park 'murderers' bid to have charge thrown out

Giles Metcalfe

Two men accused of murdering a homeless man in a multi-storey car park on his first night sleeping rough have applied for the charge to be dismissed.

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