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Biker airlifted to hospital after Thanet Way smash

Fire crews and police at the scene

A motorcyclist has been seriously hurt in a crash which shut a busy dual carriageway for two hours.

Appeal after 90-year-old knocked down by car

Police closed off St Anne's Road in Tankerton. Pic: Neil Sayer

Police have appealed for witnesses after a 90-year-old man hit by a car was rushed to a London hospital with serious injuries.


Serial self-abuser spotted naked on cycle path

Neville was sentenced to 32 months

A man banned from going to parks and churchyards for touching himself in public has been jailed after doing it again on a cycle path.

Rush hour delays after three crashes on the same road

The crashes are causing traffic chaos. Picture: Barry Hollis

There were tailbacks for rush hour drivers this morning after three crashes happened within minutes of each other on the same road.


Lorry loses control and overturns

The lorry left the road and overturned

Road closed as heavy goods vehicle comes off carriageway

Woman found at water's edge after 'wrist slashing'

Emergency services were called to the incident near the Sportsman pub

Onlookers saw a woman collapse just feet from a Michelin-starred restaurant after an apparent suicide bid.

Festive frustration for Whitstable traders

Town traders say they are "disappointed" the High Street will close on Wednesday to allow delayed repair work to be carried out.


Family 'minutes from disaster' in toxic fumes blaze

Smoke damage caused by the fire after a dehumidifier caught alight

A family have stocked up on smoke alarms after toxic fumes seeped through their home in a dehumidifier blaze.

Navy veteran targeted by Romanian gang

A cruel gang of criminals stole £500 from 84-year-old Edward Stone outside a High Street bank as he was about to go food shopping.

Whitstable man to face no charges

Police released this e-fit during an appeal

No charges will be brought against a 46-year-old man arrested in connection with a string of sex attacks on women in Whitstable.

Man taken to hospital after dehumidifier blaze

Kent Fire and Rescue.

A Whitstable man was taken to hospital when toxic fumes billowed throughout his home after the electrical applicance caught alight.

Water firm fined £500k after sewage leak kills fish

A dead fish in Swalecliffe Brook after a sewage leak

Southern Water has been slapped with a fine totalling half a million pounds after untreated sewage was pumped into the sea, killing hundreds of fish.


Post Office reveal Whitstable talks

A delegation of Whitstable politicians and residents visited Post Office bosses in London.

A delegation of Whitstable politicians and residents were told talks with a new franchise had begun after the failed Budgens move.


High-speed car chase driver jailed

The car crashed into a lamppost

A driver who led police on a major high-speed chase before crashing into a car and a lamppost has been jailed for nine months.


Thieving cabbie 'targeted elderly and vulnerable'

Lorraine Heusser

A taxi driver who stole from elderly and vulnerable people has been banned from driving cabs for ten years.


Woman impaled on tricycle

The air ambulance landed on the beach

Emergency crews including the air ambulance have been called to a harbour after a woman fell off a tricycle and became impaled on the brake lever.


Man rescued after car ploughs into trees

Stock image.

A man has been freed from wreckage and rushed to hospital after his car swerved off the road and ploughed into trees.


Is this Britain's Manliest Man?

Nick trains at the gym up to four times a week

Steel worker Nick Morgan has made it to the final of a competition to find Britain's Manliest Man, organised to raise awareness for cancer.


We resign!

Harbour councillors John Wratten and Phil Cartwright

Harbour ward councillors Phil Cartwright and John Wratten sensationally quit the Labour Party after they lost a selection vote to stand in May.

Football club apology over fireworks cancellation

Whitstable Town chairman Gary Johnson

Chairman Gary Johnson says he is "desperately disappointed" the club missed out hosting one of their biggest community events.

Police believe clothes found on beach belong to missing woman

Sarah Deakin disappeared on Sunday

A pile of clothing found on a beach are thought to belong to a missing 57-year-old woman, police have confirmed.


Paedophile jailed for 16 years

Snyder was jailed for historic child sex offences

A pervert was finally brought to justice after two victims came forward - uncovering a series of offences dating back to the 1970s.

Man suffers head injuries after street attack

A police car at the scene of the attack

A man was taken to a London hospital with serious injuries after being attacked in the town centre.

Woman taken to hospital after roof blaze

Kent Fire and Rescue.

An elderly woman was taken to hospital in the early hours today after a fire broke out in Island Wall, Whitstable.

Health bosses to trial seven-day GP plans

Parts of Kent have some of the greatest shortages in the country

An area in Kent is to trial ground-breaking access to GPs seven days a week from this weekend.


Dog kicker denies animal cruelty

Mark Jones-Reid at an earlier hearing

A pet owner who kicked a greyhound to death on a beach has denied causing it unnecessary suffering.

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