Concern over closure of care homes

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August 20, 2014

The closure of two care homes in a Kent seaside town without explanation is an "insult to residents and staff", the GMB union says.
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Bomb disposal unit called to Tunbridge Wells after explosives…

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August 20, 2014
Bomb disposal unit called to Tunbridge Wells after explosives…

A BOMB disposal unit was called to a residential street in Tunbridge Wells to dispose of old explosives which were found in a back garden.A spokesman for Kent Police said: "A member of the public contacted police having discovered what a small quantity of corroded flares in his garden in Manor Road, Rusthall."Kent Police...
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VIDEO: WW1 soldier died fighting aged 67

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August 20, 2014

WW1 soldier died fighting aged 67
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Bomb disposal team called to Manor Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, after flares dug up in garden

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August 20, 2014

An army bomb disposal team was called after a householder found explosives buried in his garden.
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Partners sought over airport future

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August 20, 2014

Businesses keen to support Thanet council with the compulsory purchase of Manston Airport must have come forward by the end of Wednesday.
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Traffic trouble after lorry breaks down in Maidstone

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August 20, 2014

Queues have formed throughout the town centre
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Quadriplegic former racer’s first exhibition opens at Trinity

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August 20, 2014

Former Grand Prix driver Jonathan Palmer formally opens the gallery at Tunbridge Wells venue
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Britain has the highest train prices in the world: Is it time to…

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August 20, 2014
Britain has the highest train prices in the world: Is it time to…

Britain has the highest rail fares in the World, the often cited reason being that they are privately run by companies with no effective competition rather  than by the government for the public good.  The current prices are high compar...
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A249 closed between Stockbury Roundabout and Sittingbourne following crash

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August 20, 2014

The A249 is closed following a serious crash this evening with long ques building up.
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Second man charged over stab death

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August 20, 2014

A second man is charged over the death of a man who was found with stab wounds in Folkestone.
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Second man charged after Folkestone stabbing

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August 20, 2014

The stabbing left a man dead
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Kent rail firm Southeastern appoints new chief executive

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August 20, 2014

David Statham will take over from Charles Horton
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‘Skull Cracker accomplice’ jailed

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August 20, 2014

A man accused of helping a fugitive armed robber nicknamed "Skull Cracker" is jailed for 12 months.
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Crowds turn out in Tunbridge Wells to meet Steve Backshall

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August 20, 2014
Crowds turn out in Tunbridge Wells to meet Steve Backshall

CROWDS took over Calverley Road precinct this afternoon as they queued up outside Waterstones for the Steve Backshall book signing.The BAFTA-winning English naturalist, writer and television presenter, best known for BBC TV's Deadly 60 was at the books...
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McKimm delighted with work-rate as Tonbridge Angels see off Lewes

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August 20, 2014

STEVE MCKIMM admitted he told his players a few home truths during and after Saturday's defeat to Metropolitan Police. He was therefore delighted with their response as Tonbridge Angels picked up their second win of the season against nine-man Lewes on...
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Taxi driver Rezgar Hassan, of High Street, Dover jailed for three years for two sexual assualts

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August 20, 2014

A taxi driver who sexually assaulted girls he picked up has been jailed for three years and faces deportation.
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Crowborough Athletic boss demands a reaction from his players…

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August 20, 2014
Crowborough Athletic boss demands a reaction from his players…

CROWBOROUGH Athletic joint-boss Simon Colbran has demanded a reaction from his side going into the Bank Holiday weekend.The Crows visit Sevenoaks Town and then host Tunbridge Wells on Bank Holiday Monday - the first league meeting between the two sides...
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Dover cabbie caged for teen sex assaults

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August 20, 2014

He preyed on the girls after they had been out in the town
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Two arrested over homeless stabbing

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August 20, 2014

Two men are arrested after a homeless man was found staggering along a road in Gillingham with stab wounds.
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‘We are here for you, whatever happens’ – Samaritans issue…

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August 20, 2014
‘We are here for you, whatever happens’ – Samaritans issue…

'We are here for you whatever happens' is the message issued by the Samaritans to schoolchildren across West Kent and East Sussex ahead of the release of GCSE results tomorrow.Months of nervous waiting will end for pupils across the district tomor...
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Damian Daley, of London Street, Folkestone, charged in connection with fatal stabbing of Gus Allman

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August 20, 2014

Another man has been charged in connection with the murder of Gus Allman in February this year.
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