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'I was really scared... all I could do was wait'

29 August 2013
'I was really scared... all I could do was wait'

A taxi driver minutes from death after becoming trapped in a water-filled ditch for 14 hours has spoken of his horrifying ordeal.

'I was really scared... all I could do was wait'

29 August 2013
'I was really scared... all I could do was wait'

A taxi driver minutes from death after becoming trapped in a water-filled ditch for 14 hours has spoken of his horrifying ordeal.

Elderly man assaulted by 'cowardly thug'

28 August 2013
Elderly man assaulted by 'cowardly thug'

A pensioner was left shaken and with a swollen face after a "cowardly thug" punched him to the ground and stole from his home.

Mobile phone stolen in KFC

27 August 2013
Mobile phone stolen in KFC

Police are looking for a man they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a Blackberry phone from KFC

Biffa binmen black sack bodge

23 August 2013
Biffa binmen black sack bodge

The firm behind Ashford's new waste collection service have admitted their binmen were seen disposing of refuse and recycling in the same dust cart.

Owner's fear as dog finds giant caterpillars

16 August 2013
Owner's fear as dog finds giant caterpillars

A dog owner feared for the safety of her beloved pet after the playful pooch found a mysterious bug in the garden.

Shooting stars over Ashford

14 August 2013
Shooting stars over Ashford

An amateur photographer snapped some stunning pictures of shooting stars over Ashford last night.

1,000 apply for 125 jobs at new store

14 August 2013
1,000 apply for 125 jobs at new store

More than 1,000 jobseekers have applied for work at the new John Lewis department store preparing to open in Ashford.

Driver trapped in ditch for more than 13 hours

14 August 2013
Driver trapped in ditch for more than 13 hours

A family panicked after a taxi driver disappeared... little knowing he was virtually submerged in water in a ditch after a crash.

Protest over rail fare rises

13 August 2013
Protest over rail fare rises

Campaigners gathered at the Ashford International Station this morning to fight against the rising railway fares

Giraffes take the long view of park's breeding programme

12 August 2013
Giraffes take the long view of park's breeding programme

Two new female giraffes are settling in to their new home at Port Lympne... in the hope they'll soon be joined by a male.

Woman hurt in crash

27 July 2013
Woman hurt in crash

A woman driver was taken to hospital following a collision between three vehicles in Ashford

Council sends best wishes to Mandela

25 July 2013
Council sends best wishes to Mandela

Councillors in Ashford have agreed to send their support to the “inspirational” former South African president Nelson Mandela.

Police appeal after purse stolen at County Square in Ashford

24 July 2013
Police appeal after purse stolen at County Square in Ashford

Officers have released images of a man and a woman they would like to speak to in relation to the alleged theft of a purse in Ashford

Help needed to find missing Willa

24 July 2013
Help needed to find missing Willa

A family are appealing for the return of a cuddly bunny after it went missing in Hythe last week

Teen glassed outside holiday park

15 July 2013
Teen glassed outside holiday park

A 19-year-old man was seriously assaulted in a bottling outside a holiday park in Dymchurch.

Crews tackle kitchen blaze

12 July 2013
Crews tackle kitchen blaze

Firefighters were called to a home in Ashford last night after an unattended pan heating oil caught alight

Pregnant woman taken to hospital following crash

11 July 2013
Pregnant woman taken to hospital following crash

A woman driver was taken to hospital today following a collision between two cars

Have you seen Ted?

10 July 2013
Have you seen Ted?

A mum is appealing for the return of a cuddly toy who went missing in Ashford yesterday

Man suffers head injuries in fall

10 July 2013
Man suffers head injuries in fall

The air ambulance was called after a man suffered a head injury during a fall in Ashford.

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