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'I’ve been blown up, shot and died three times'

'I’ve been blown up, shot and died three times'

A former soldier who overcame horrendous injuries and rediscovered happiness through motorsport has gained backing from Coldplay's Chris Martin.

Air ambulance exhibits plans for new site

Air ambulance exhibits plans for new site

Plans for a new multi-million pound air ambulance base have been revealed to members of the public.

Headteacher calls for action after subjects scrapped

Headteacher calls for action after subjects scrapped

A Maidstone grammar school has called on parents to lobby the government for funding after been forced to axe four subjects.

Grandchildren distraught as Casper goes missing

Grandchildren distraught as Casper goes missing

Six children are desperate for news of their beloved pet, who disappeared more than two weeks ago.

‘Inconsistent’ food hygiene check is tough to swallow

‘Inconsistent’ food hygiene check is tough to swallow

A village shop has hit out at a council after a court ordered the destruction of hundreds of pounds of produce following a failed hygiene check.

Is new £7.5m air ambulance base ready for take-off?

Is new £7.5m air ambulance base ready for take-off?

A new air ambulance base to cover three counties could be coming to a new Kent site, if planning approval is given.

Road reopened after accident

Road reopened after accident

The A21 has been reopened in both directions at Flimwell after an accident involving a lorry, a car and a van.

Broken down vehicles block roads

Broken down vehicles block roads

Two of the county's roads have been blocked by broken down vehicles this morning.

Appeal after brutal robbery

Appeal after brutal robbery

This young man needed plates in his broken jaw after a brutal robbery which left him unconscious.

Van fire could be arson

Van fire could be arson

Firefighters called police as they tackled a van fire, believed to have been started deliberately.

Police track bracelet owner

Police track bracelet owner

Police are trying to track down the owner of a bracelet which was found inside a handbag bought from a boot fair.

Fallen cables block road

Fallen cables block road

A road near a pub was blocked due to fallen power cables.

Car crashes into safety barrier on A228

Car crashes into safety barrier on A228

Emergency services including two ambulances were called to the scene of an accident near Paddock Wood late last night.

Man taken to hospital after flat fire

Man taken to hospital after flat fire

A man was taken to hospital after dozens of firefighters tackled a blaze at a flat.

Burglar sent back to prison weeks after release

Burglar sent back to prison weeks after release

A burglar who targeted a disabled woman has been sent back to jail weeks after being released on parole.

Fire destroyed a car in Cranbrook overnight

Fire destroyed a car in Cranbrook overnight

Firefighters were called to a fire that destroyed a car in Cranbrook last night.

'Plane crash' was false alarm

'Plane crash' was false alarm

Firefighters called out to reports of a plane crash established it was a false alarm.

Couple living the dream as they open village cafe

Couple living the dream as they open village cafe

A former police intelligence officer has changed career path and opened her own coffee shop in Kent.

Drink-driver attacked witness after horror crash

Drink-driver attacked witness after horror crash

A drink-driver jockey caused a horror crash which left a man with a broken back - and then attacked a witness who tried to stop him leaving the scene.

Tributes to 'charming and kind' dad killed in crash

Tributes to 'charming and kind' dad killed in crash

Friends and family have paid tribute to a much-loved father-of-two, who died in a crash involving two motorbikes and two cars.

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