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July 31, 2018 6:26 AM Train delays due to fallen tree near Maidstone

Commuters have been delayed this morning after a tree fell on to a train line. Southeastern updated passengers on Twitter about the incident which blocked the Ashford bound line near Maidstone East. The London bound lines passed the area at a reduced speed and some services were being diverted between Otford and Ashford to run via Sevenoaks. The London 45

July 17, 2018 2:46 PM Man seriously injured in Lenham crash

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with serious injuries in a crash involving a car and a motorbike. Police were called at shortly after 10pm on Tuesday, July 10 regarding a collision involving white Audi TT and a blue motorcycle in Lenham on Faversham Road at the junction with the A20 Ashford Road. Officers and South East Coast 12

July 10, 2018 6:42 AM Ashford: Man to appear in court charged with firearms offence

A man is to appear in court charged with a firearms offence after armed police descended on a residential street. Four armed response vehicles and two ambulances rushed to Dean's Walk in South Ashford at 10am on Saturday morning. Alex Crammond, 27, is accused of failing to comply with a condition of a shotgun certificate. The Dean's Walk resident has been released 11

June 27, 2018 11:02 PM Birchington: Tom Richford's fundraising challenge for Bliss in son's memory

Losing a child is something a parent should never have to go through. But for some, it is a heart-breaking reality. Reporter Katie Davis spoke to Tom Richford who, after losing his son at just seven-days-old, has channelled his grief into a fundraising mission. It was just one week after Tom Richford's son Harry was born that the decision to turn off his life support 15

June 24, 2018 11:01 PM Plan for 750 homes and school near Ashford

Plans for 750 new homes and a new primary school on the outskirts of Ashford will go under the microscope next month. Development company Quinn Estates hopes to extend the Little Burton housing estate in Kennington next to the Conningbrook Hotel. It is proposing the two-form entry primary school alongside the scores of homes, which would be built on fields 26

June 21, 2018 3:15 PM Mystery Kent couple scoop £3m lottery win

A mystery Kent couple bagged £3 million after taking a punt on a National Lottery scratchcard. A self-employed gardener and his girlfriend from Romney Marsh today revealed the scoop and announced big plans for the future. A statement from Camelot described the life-changing chain of events leading up to the win. “The lucky pair can’t believe that the well timed 18

June 21, 2018 1:31 PM More Syrian refugees start new lives in Kent

Seven refugee families from Syria have been welcomed to Kent in the last four months. It brings the total number of vulnerable Syrian families settling in the county to 48, since 2014. The figures, from Kent County Council, are revealed as Refugee Week runs across the UK. The groups have started new lives here as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons 26

June 21, 2018 12:29 PM Suspected burglar charged after string of alleged break-ins in Dover, Folkestone and Ashford

A suspected burglar has been charged following a string of alleged break-ins across east Kent. Linchum Price, of no fixed address, was arrested in Lincolnshire on behalf of Kent Police. The 20-year-old has been charged with conspiring to commit burglary with intent to steal. The charge relates to multiple burglaries between February and June in Dover 15

June 21, 2018 10:06 AM The Mall Maidstone welcomes Muffin Break coffee shop

Muffin Break will open its doors at The Mall in Maidstone next Thursday with a competition for one lucky winner to win free 12 free muffins per month for a year. Model and actress Nancy Reeves is set to open the shop at 10am while company mascot While Muffin Man greets customers and gives balloons to children. The first Muffin Break café in the UK opened 12

June 20, 2018 12:37 PM Waitrose shopper spots dead flies and dust above bakery in Ashford

A Waitrose customer has spoken of his disgust after spotting dead flies and dust above a fresh bakery. The shopper saw the dirt on a window ledge as he walked past the Ashford store off Templer Way. He complained to staff in the store and also contacted the supermarket's head office. The shopper - who did not give his name - photographed the mess at the end of last month 11