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Man found unconscious behind the wheel

06 June 2017
Man found unconscious behind the wheel

A man in his 30s was found unconscious at the wheel of his car and rushed to hospital in a “life threatening condition”.

Lorry transporting explosives involved in crash

05 June 2017
Lorry transporting explosives involved in crash

Homes and businesses were evacuated after a lorry full of military explosives crashed outside a cafe.

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Traffic signals not working

05 June 2017
Traffic signals not working

Traffic is set to build up after a set of traffic lights on a motorway slip road have stopped working.

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Boy, 13, hurt in campfire explosion

04 June 2017
Boy, 13, hurt in campfire explosion

A 13-year-old boy has suffered burns after butane gas cylinders left smouldering on an abandoned camp fire exploded.

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Women and pets rescued from burning house

04 June 2017
Women and pets rescued from burning house

Neighbours risked their lives to help save two women and six animals from a dangerous fire.

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Officers 'sniff out' cannabis plants

02 June 2017
Officers 'sniff out' cannabis plants

A 55-year-old man was cautioned after patrolling officers sniffed out six cannabis plants at a property.

Teen bank roof rescue

02 June 2017
Teen bank roof rescue

A teenager became stuck on the roof of a bank after officers managed to coax down three others.

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Temporary visitor centre given thumbs up

01 June 2017
Temporary visitor centre given thumbs up

A controversial visitor centre which has been labelled a “monstrosity” by a councillor has been given temporary planning permission.

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Teen charged with knifepoint burglary

01 June 2017
Teen charged with knifepoint burglary

A teenager has been charged in connection with a knifepoint burglary at a house.

Death crash biker was 'twice drink drive limit'

01 June 2017
Death crash biker was 'twice drink drive limit'

A motorcyclist who lost his life when crashing into the back of a tractor unit on the M20 was over the drink-drive limit, an inquest heard.

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Car and motorbike crash in rural lane

01 June 2017
Car and motorbike crash in rural lane

The passenger of a car was flown to hospital after a crash with a motorbike trike.

Combine harvester crashes into house

31 May 2017
Combine harvester crashes into house

A combine harvester has ploughed through a 6ft wall and into the house of a deputy mayor, causing a scene of "absolute devastation".

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Sleeping man rescued from house fire

31 May 2017
Sleeping man rescued from house fire

Firefighters had to force entry into a burning home and rescue a sleeping man, who was taken to hospital after breathing in too much smoke.

Chopper in search for paddle boarder

31 May 2017
Chopper in search for paddle boarder

A beach search was carried out and a coastguard helicopter scrambled after reports of a paddle boarder in trouble.

Takeaway scores zero in hygiene inspection

30 May 2017
Takeaway scores zero in hygiene inspection

A takeaway premises has been making necessary changes after it needed to make "urgent and major improvements" to meet hygiene standards.

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Petrol station cordoned off after cash raid

30 May 2017
Petrol station cordoned off after cash raid

A petrol station's shop was sealed off after raiders broke in and stole cash overnight.

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Large bonfire sparks warning

30 May 2017
Large bonfire sparks warning

A bonfire containing general rubbish ignited a fence and a wheelie bin and has caused the fire service to issue a reminder.

Dishwasher goes up in smoke

30 May 2017
Dishwasher goes up in smoke

Firefighters were able to stop a dishwasher fire from spreading at a home after the occupant called for help just in time.

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Did your child write this letter?

26 May 2017
Did your child write this letter?

A council would like to respond to a handwritten letter from a child who has asked for a play park to be built but failed to leave any contact details

Car fire and crash on motorway

26 May 2017
Car fire and crash on motorway

A stretch of the M20 was temporarily closed last night due to a car fire and a separate crash.

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