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Major riot breaks out at prison

Major riot breaks out at prison

A prison officer is believed to have been stabbed in a riot that has broken out in a Kent jail.

Fresh calls to review staffing levels after prison officer's face slashed

Fresh calls to review staffing levels after prison officer's face slashed

Campaigners have branded a prison unsafe after a major disturbance that saw a guard rushed to hospital.

Burglars snatch £900 in raid on community centre

Burglars snatch £900 in raid on community centre

A safe containing up to £900 was stolen from a community centre during a burglary caught on CCTV.

Plans for roundabout move a step closer

Plans for roundabout move a step closer

Swale council has offered to part-fund a scheme to help ease tailbacks on a major Island route.

Chessington due in court after child's skull fractured

Chessington due in court after child's skull fractured

An amusement park faces court proceedings after a four-year-old girl suffered a fractured skull in a fall.

Hake's SOS calls get the right answer

Hake's SOS calls get the right answer

Sheppey United manager Kevin Hake turned a selection crisis into an opportunity - with winning results.

Emergency crews at scene of three-car smash

Emergency crews at scene of three-car smash

A man and child are being treated by medics at the scene of an accident on Sheppey.

‘Salesman’ burglar jailed for brazen entries to two homes

‘Salesman’ burglar jailed for brazen entries to two homes

A burglar who posed as a salesman has been locked up.

Man, 58, dies after being rushed to hospital with 'bee sting'

Man, 58, dies after being rushed to hospital with 'bee sting'

An inquest into the death of a man taken to hospital with a suspected bee sting is trying to establish how he later died of multiple injuries.

Bridge closed after man threatens to jump off it

Bridge closed after man threatens to jump off it

The Sheppey Crossing was shut to traffic as emergency services talked down a man saying he was going to plunge from the structure.

‘Lost plans mean I can’t visit grave of grandparents’

‘Lost plans mean I can’t visit grave of grandparents’

Records of where people are buried at a graveyard are believed to have been lost over the years.

Doctors on verge of medical breakthrough

Doctors on verge of medical breakthrough

Seven years of tests could finally help diagnose a girl born with a genetic illness so rare...she could be unique.

Inmates 'too scared to leave cells'

Inmates 'too scared to leave cells'

A series of serious assaults on staff and prisoners mean some convicts are too scared to leave their cells, according to a report published today.

Teenager arrested after woman held at knifepoint

Teenager arrested after woman held at knifepoint

A woman was allegedly robbed by a man brandishing a knife in a daylight attack.

Police helicopter called to assist in search for suspect

Police helicopter called to assist in search for suspect

A helicopter was called to help search for a suspect following a police raid this morning.

Dog left brain-damaged in golf ball strike

Dog left brain-damaged in golf ball strike

An owner has warned others after her dog was left brain-damaged when it was hit by a golf ball lobbed into her garden.

Man dies after collapsing in medical centre

Man dies after collapsing in medical centre

A man has died from a suspected cardiac arrest after he collapsed in a medical centre this morning.

Steel mill opening claims in dispute

Steel mill opening claims in dispute

There is fresh hope that part of Sheerness steel mill will reopen.

My shop is first victim of Neats Court, says trader

 My shop is first victim of Neats Court, says trader

A former chairman of the Sheerness Town Team says he closed his shop because the council is not doing enough to support independent traders.

Dengate keeping feet on the ground

Dengate keeping feet on the ground

Sheppey Rugby Club head coach Rob Dengate isn’t getting carried away with their winning start.

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