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Special constable arrests suspected thief

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing gardening tools after a stop check of a van in a village

Attempted burglary in village

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Police are hunting a man caught trespassing in a home in a Kent village.

Car destroyed in roadside fire

The car engulfed in flames. Picture: Jordon Reece Braxton-Molloy.

Crews were called to tackle a fire which engulfed a car on a busy route.


Schoolgirl taken to hospital

Saint Ronan's School in Hawkhurst. Picture: Google Street View

Ambulances were called to a prep school after a student hit her head.


10 minute wait for 999 call to be answered

Caroll was left waiting 10 minutes for his call to be answered. Stock picture.

A pensioner who went into anaphylactic shock after being stung by a bee says he's lucky to be alive after his 999 call went unanswered for 10 minutes.


Child injured at beauty spot

The air ambulance has landed at Bedgebury National Pinetum near Goudhurst. Picture:Robert Eden

The air ambulance landed at a Kent nature reserve.

Primary school shut after morning burglary

Police are investigating a burglary at Paddock Wood Primary School. Stock picture.

A primary school has been shut after it was burgled during a morning break-in.


Lantern release for three killed in crash

Balloons and lanterns being released in memory of Chelsea-Rose Betts, Roy Little and Stephen Jones

Balloons and lanterns have been released in a Kent village in memory of three people killed in a horror crash last weekend.

Naked man spotted near station

Police were called after a naked man was spotted performing an indecent act near a railway station.


Fundraiser to pay for crash teen's funeral

Chelsea-Rose Betts died in the crash

A fundraising page has been set up to fund the funeral of a teenager who died after a horror crash which also killed two others.


Teenage girl third to die after horror crash

Chelsea-Rose Betts has become the third victim of a horror crash in Hawkhurst.

A 16-year-old girl has died in hospital after a car crashed into a wall on a country lane, leaving two others dead.

Bluebird returns to the water

The Bluebird before take off

Crowds gathered today as Sir Malcolm Campbell's Bluebird K3 hydroplane powerboat took to the water.


Tributes paid to hop pickers killed in crash

The scene of the fatal crash. Picture: Andy Jones

Two men who died when a car crashed into a wall and overturned have been named as "extremely likeable" and "always cheerful" hop pickers.

Teen fights for life after two men killed in crash

The crash happened on Saturday night. Picture: Andy Jones

A teenager is continuing to fight for life after a car crashed into a wall, killing two men and leaving two others injured.

Two dead and three injured in crash

The crash happened on Saturday night. Picture: Andy Jones

Two people have died and three people have been seriously injured in a horror crash on a rural Kent road which left a car on its side.

Schoolchildren taken to hospital after gas leak

Mascalls Academy in Paddock Wood. Picture: Google Maps

A school trip to Spain came to a dramatic end last night after children were evacuated following a suspected gas leak at their hotel.

Warning after scam phone calls sweep Kent

Roseanna Austen sent abusive messages to former neighbours. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

Residents are being urged to be on their guard after a string of fraudulent phone calls across the county.

Driver arrested on suspicion of flashing teenager

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A man has been arrested after allegedly exposing himself to a young girl.

Cocky delivery driver facing jail for rock throwing campaign

Jennie Ivinson was badly cut after a rock attack

A grinning delivery driver is facing a at least 10 years in prison after targeting motorists in rural Kent with rocks.


Man arrested after distraction burglaries

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A man has been arrested after elderly residents of Kent villages reported cash and wallets stolen.

Pensioner avoids injury in bungalow fire

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A man in his 90s escaped from a bungalow fire this morning caused by a heater.

Delivery driver 'put lives of passing motorists at risk'

The damage caused to Nicola Waite's VW Golf

A delivery driver threw rocks at people's cars "seemingly for his own amusement", a court heard.

Man, 37, dies in crash

The crash happened in Hastings Road, Rolvenden, Cranbrook. Picture: Google.

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a 37-year-old man died in a car crash.

Cow mooved off train line

Trains were able to get going again at 9am after the cow was moved

Rail services were delayed this morning after a cow made its way on to the line.


Gas cloud likely came from ship

The area around Beachy Head had to be evacuated after a chemical haze swept in from the sea. Picture credit: Kyle Crickmore @Kyle_Crickmore

A gas cloud which enveloped large swathes of the coast over the bank holiday likely came from a ship, police have said.


Rees-Mogg’s mother-in-law bags bottle of booze signed by Boris Johnson in Tory tombola

A bottle of champagne signed by Boris Johnson and raffled off during a summer Tory tombola was won by the mother-in-law of Jacob Rees-Mogg.

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