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Suspected migrants escape from back of lorry

A group of suspected migrants have been detained after being found in a country lane.

Fallen tree closes road

A road in Staplehurst has been shut this morning after a tree fell onto cables.

Kent astronaut reveals he has terminal cancer

A former Kent schoolboy who went onto become a successful astronaut with three space missions under his belt has revealed he has terminal cancer.

Fallen power cables close road

Access to a busy road has been sealed off due to power lines falling.

Woman freed from in car in ditch

Emergency crews were called to assist a woman after her car was found in a ditch.

Village plan comes under scrutiny

A village is one step closer to determining its future development as its neighbourhood plan goes out for consultation.

Tributes paid to former deputy head

Tributes have flooded in for a former deputy of head of a Kent school who has sadly died.

Man who died in country road crash named

A man who died following a crash on a busy country road has been named as 63-year-old Andrew Brain.

Ruffled feathers after bird builds nest in Christmas tree

A nesting bird has prevented a town council from taking down its Christmas tree.

Police hunting driver after woman freed from crash

The driver of a car in a head-on collision - which left a woman injured - is being sought by police today.

Man dies from injuries after Staplehurst crash

A Marden man involved in a crash near Staplehurst on Monday has died from his injuries.

Driver arrested as man fights for life after horror crash

A man has been arrested after a motorist suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash this evening.

Man found burned to death wanted to live as a woman

A man who had struggled with depression and his gender likely doused himself in accelerant and set fire to his groin at the side of a country lane.

Appeal after crash leaves man seriously injured

A 35-year-old lorry driver has been arrested after a crash which left a man seriously injured, as police launch an appeal for witnesses.

High winds close ice rink

Festive fun on a Kent ice rink is postponed as high winds force organisers to close the attraction.

Four bailed over slavery offences

Four men, arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences after police swooped on two traveller sites in Headcorn, have been bailed.

Driver arrested after fatal crash

A motorcyclist has died and a driver arrested on suspicion of causing his death after a crash on a village road.

Great-grandfather's post office kidney appeal

A great-grandfather has taken a slightly less conventional route in appealing for a kidney which he needs to stay alive.

Blaze at mobile home

Fire crews have dealt with a fire at a mobile home

Suspected illegal immigrants discovered in lorry

Ten suspected illegal immigrants were arrested and three are still on the run after being discovered in the back of a lorry.

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