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Ex-groundsman charged after 'suspicious items' found at school

Dulwich Prep School

A man's been charged with harassment and threatening behaviour after an incident at a school.

Police appeal for witnesses to A21 crash

The crash scene last night

Police want to hear from anyone who saw an accident on the A21 near Pembury yesterday which left two people seriously injured.

Blaze breaks out in country kitchen

Church Road in Sandhurst where a fire broke out. Picture: Google

Firefighters descended on a countryside house after a fire started out inside the kitchen.

Rare ancient coins found in drawer

186 coins were discovered in a drawer. Picture: MOLA

A large collection of ancient coins have been found at the back of a drawer

Murder suspect aimed shotgun at police

William Smith was shot dead in May

A watchdog says a man linked to the murder of a 73-year-old was pointing a weapon at officers when he was shot dead.

Burglar who targeted pensioners jailed

Amos Smith. Picture: Kent Police

A burglar who stole a wallet containing £200 cash and credit cards from an elderly couple has been sentenced to four years in prison.


Ex-teacher found guilty of sex abuse

Former teacher and home tutor Geoffrey Oborn convicted of sex abuse. Picture: IKMPixs

A retired teacher and home tutor who sexually abused three pupils has been convicted, more than 30 years on.

Delays after car overturns

There are delays in the area. Stock picture.

Police have been called after a car overturned on a rural road.

Woman cut free after crash

Ambulance crews were called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb.

A woman had to be cut free from the wreckage of a car after a crash involving two vehicles.


Shopkeeper bans sale of energy drinks to kids

Rajendra Parekh

A businessman who says energy drinks are worse for health than smoking has stopped selling them to anyone aged under 18.


Special constable arrests suspected thief

Stock image

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

Police were called. Stock image

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 appealing for information following the crash.

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.

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