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Catapult crimewave hits town

Catapult crimewave hits town

Eight incidents involving catapults have been reported in a three day period.

'Missing person in sea' sparks search

'Missing person in sea' sparks search

Coastguard and lifeboat crews launched a search following a report of a missing person in the sea.

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Road closed after lorry gets stuck

Road closed after lorry gets stuck

Police have closed an A-road in both directions while a HGV is recovered.

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Man denies murder after house fire death

Man denies murder after house fire death

A man denied murdering his mother-in-law in a fire at the family home.

Fundraising effort nears £10,000 for fire-hit families

Fundraising effort nears £10,000 for fire-hit families

Three families affected by a large blaze in a High Street will receive a share of £10,000 to lift their Christmas spirits.

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Christmas treat for children's ward

Christmas treat for children's ward

Christmas came early for children at Darent Valley, thanks to a special visit from some festive footballers.

Closing down sale at Mothercare begins

Closing down sale at Mothercare begins

All stock is being reduced to clear as Mothercare starts its closing down sale today.

Labour parliamentary candidate rejected by party

Labour parliamentary candidate rejected by party

An aspiring MP has been rejected as a parliamentary candidate for Labour following a series of tweets which 'brought the party into disrepute'.

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Free tickets for panto offered to disappointed Snow White ticket-holders

Free tickets for panto offered to disappointed Snow White ticket-holders

A panto company has offered free tickets to cheer up families left disappointed after the closure of Snow White.

Disabled woman dies in flat fire

Disabled woman dies in flat fire

A disabled woman has died in a flat fire despite the best efforts of neighbours to save her.

Woman dies in flat fire

Woman dies in flat fire

A woman has died and six others have been treated by paramedics following a blaze in a flat.

Step out this winter with these walks

Step out this winter with these walks

Want to burn off those pre or post Christmas calories? Try our guide to some winter walks across the county.

Council climbdown over festive charity’s banner

Council climbdown over festive charity’s banner

Council Scrooges who ordered a charity to remove a banner advertising its Christmas card shop have performed a festive u-turn.

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District fails to build a single council home in seven years

District fails to build a single council home in seven years

No new council homes have been built in the one of the county's districts in the last seven years, sparking criticism of its approach to housing.

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'Feral yobs are damaging our trade'

'Feral yobs are damaging our trade'

Extra police will be patrolling a high street over Christmas after complaints from fed-up business owners about fights and damage to their shops.

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Uncertainty remains with 100 days until Brexit

Uncertainty remains with 100 days until Brexit

There are just 100 days until the UK leaves the European Union but there is confusion over how Kent could be affected if Britain leaves with no deal.

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Girl's life transformed after cannabis treatment

Girl's life transformed after cannabis treatment

An eight-year-old girl who suffers from epilepsy has been given a new lease of life after she was treated with cannabis oil.

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Lithuanian to be tried for attempted murder

Lithuanian to be tried for attempted murder

A man brought back to the UK after he was arrested on a European warrant will stand trial accused of attempted murder next year.

Troops could be deployed in no-deal Brexit

Troops could be deployed in no-deal Brexit

The government says 3,500 troops are to be placed on standby as part of Brexit emergency plans.

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Here are the faces of the people on the Kent Police most-wanted list

Here are the faces of the people on the Kent Police most-wanted list

These are the people police most want to contact about a number of crimes, including a recall to prison and a serious assault.

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