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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.

Van driver who caused pensioner's death walks free

The incident happened at the junction with Manor Road, Rusthall. Picture: Google.

A van driver found responsible for the death of a pensioner who was knocked down as he crossed the road has avoided jail.


Biker fights for life after van crash

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A motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital after a serious crash involving a van.

Part of town centre sealed off

Police and ambulance crews outside The Barn Restaurant. @MrBergstad

Police and ambulance crews have been called to an incident in a Kent town.

Fox cub rescued from sewer

The terrified fox cub was saved from death when it was pulled from a freezing drain after a passer-by heard her whimpers. Picture: RSPCA/SWNS.com

The desperate whimpers of an animal that was trapped after falling down a drain helped save its life.


Police officer commended for bravery

PC Leonora Booth received a commendation for her bravery

PC Leonora Booth was bitten by a thief’s dog and threatened with a screwdriver part way through training

Nail artist hopes to become Stylist of the Year

Nickie Rhodes-Hill

A nail technician who has worked with Rita Ora, Maisie Williams and Joanna Lumley is hoping to be win a national award.


Grammar school pupil dies after allergic reaction to chicken

Paul Carey with son Owen who sadly died on Saturday

Owen Carey died in London after eating a piece of "grilled chicken"

Crews attend kitchen fire

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Two fire engines were sent to a kitchen fire after smoke was seen coming from a two-storey home.

Countess of Wessex visits charity

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, with the plaque to commemorate her visit. Picture: David Bartholemew

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, has visited a mental health charity to show her support for its work.

Men arrested for 'attempting to blow up cash machine'

Southborough post office in London Road. Picture: Google

Three men are in custody on suspicion of attempting to cause a gas explosion at a Kent town's post office.

Jackadoodle set for stage debut

Frodo the jackadoodle will be appearing at Puccini La Boheme

Dog set to star in play by award-winning opera director and producer.

Two-vehicle crash near village

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Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash near a Kent village this afternoon.

What does £6m buy you in Kent?

Langton House Estate. Picture: Strutt and Parker

This house has gone on sale - and it would set you back the price of 21 average terraced properties in the county. Here's why...


Crash near village

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A motorcyclist's been flown hospital after a crash this afternoon.

Car on roof after accident

London Road, Tunbridge Wells. Picture: Google.

Delays are clearing on a major town centre road after a car ended up on its roof.

Town centre pub fire

The fire happened in a ground floor kitchen in Grove Hill Road. Picture: Google.

Firefighters were called to a town centre pub after a blaze broke out in the kitchen.

Warning after purse thefts

Royal Victoria Place

Police have issued a warning after a spate of purse thefts at a Kent shopping centre.

Jilted ex avoids jail over revenge porn

Stuart Luxford has been handed a suspended jail sentence

A jilted boyfriend who sent his ex's new lover an explicit video has avoided jail but is now subject to an indefinite restraining order.


Woman suffers head injury in fall

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

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury

Woman arrested after town centre stabbing

A woman has been arrested following an alleged assault

A woman has been arrested after another was left with a stab wound to her arm.

Four vehicle crash blocks road

Police stopped the car last week

Emergency services rushed to the scene of a rush-hour accident.

Police called to 'stabbing' outside butchers

Police were called to Mount Pleasant Road outside JC Rook and Sons butchers. Picture: Google Streetview

Police were called to the scene of an alleged stabbing in a busy town centre street.

Pets killed in house fire

Fire crews wearing breathing gear battled the blaze

A heat lamp is believed to have caused a blaze that ripped through a house while the owners were out.

Veteran's daughter sees her hospital petition go to PM

This was one of the distressing pictures captured of Frank Foster in agony at the Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Picture SWNS

A woman launched a campaign calling for better treatment of those who are dying after recording harrowing pictures of her dad in agony.


Luxury living at Royal Wells Park

The Royal Wells Park development

A former hospital has been brought back to life, but at what cost? Ed McConnell goes a long to see what all the fuss is about.

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