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Two houses struck by lightning

Two houses struck by lightning

A fire was sparked in a home in Kent today after it was hit by lightning.

Woman taken to hospital after house fire

Woman taken to hospital after house fire

A woman was taken to hospital after breathing in smoke during a house fire.

Family's terror as car flips three times

Family's terror as car flips three times

A mother has said it's a 'miracle' her family survived a horror crash on the motorway.

Biker seriously hurt after crash with Mini

Biker seriously hurt after crash with Mini

A man in his 50s is suffering with a serious head injury following a crash between a motorbike and a car.

Praise for boy, 6, who helped save dad’s life

Praise for boy, 6, who helped save dad’s life

A six-year-old boy has been commemorated for his quick-thinking actions which helped save his dad’s life when he collapsed at home.

Firefighters tackle manure blaze

Firefighters tackle manure blaze

Fire crews were called to a blaze in a 50-tonne mound of manure in the early hours of this morning..

Van driver threatened with knife at Calais

Van driver threatened with knife at Calais

A van driver has described the moment he was threatened with a knife by migrants attempting to get in.

Man arrested for arson after house blaze

Man arrested for arson after house blaze

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a house blaze last night.

Photographer caught with underage girl in bushes

Photographer caught with underage girl in bushes

A man has been jailed after he was caught taking indecent images of an underage girl in a public park.

Government will meet Op Stack costs

Government will meet Op Stack costs

The government will meet "all reasonable, additional costs" of Operation Stack following a bill presented by crime commissioner Ann Barnes.

Man guilty of raping five-year-old daughter

Man guilty of raping five-year-old daughter

A man has been convicted of raping his five-year-old daughter more than 40 years ago - and then offering her for sex to a visiting coalman.

Council's warning over contaminated recycling

Council's warning over contaminated recycling

Entire bags of recycling are being rejected due to residents placing the wrong materials in the wrong bins.

Woman banned after neglected cat found 'half dead'

Woman banned after neglected cat found 'half dead'

A woman has been banned from keeping animals after her neglected cat was found 'half dead' and riddled with fleas.

Justice for lawyer's family over boat death

Justice for lawyer's family over boat death

Two boatmen are facing jail over the death of a lawyer in an accident in Brazil.

Railway staff help firefighters extinguish field fire

Railway staff help firefighters extinguish field fire

Staff at the Kent & East Sussex Railway helped firefighters put out a fire that had spread across two acres of undergrowth.

Blaze rips through two garden sheds

Blaze rips through two garden sheds

Two garden sheds and fence have been destroyed in an early morning blaze.

Lorry driver burnt by cooker explosion

Lorry driver burnt by cooker explosion

A lorry driver was burnt when a gas cooker exploded in his face.

It's over! Operation Stack is lifted

It's over! Operation Stack is lifted

The M20 has re-opened after police lifted Operation Stack this evening.

Station to ease Stack tailbacks

Station to ease Stack tailbacks

Around 1,000 lorries are to be held at a station car park in a bid to ease the Operation Stack crisis, as parts of the M20 re-opened this morning.

Plans for new 'boutique' cinema and family hotel go on show

Plans for new 'boutique' cinema and family hotel go on show

A public consultation was opened today detailing the plans for a new town centre multiplex and 60-bed hotel in Kent.

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