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May 13, 2018 1:27 PM Ashford: Willesborough scout hut saved from blaze

Fire crews have been praised for stopping a blaze which could have gutted a scout hut. Teenagers were spotted setting alight a bush close to Willesborough scout hut in Breadlands Close, Ashford this afternoon. Posting on Facebook, concerned resident Vicki Kidney said: "Many thanks to Ashford fire brigade for their extremely prompt response to the fire set by teenagers 19

April 30, 2018 2:47 PM Flooding stops trains between Maidstone West and Maidstone Barracks

Trains have stopped running and roads have been affected by fallen trees after flooding. Rail services are cancelled between Maidstone West and Maidstone Barracks stations. Southeastern rail has closed between the two destinations for safety reasons, meaning a full service between Paddock Wood and Strood is not running. The operator is in the process 33

March 15, 2018 11:23 AM Ashford: M20 Dominique Worrall 'murder' suspect has bail extended

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a mum's body was found on the M20 has had his bail extended. The suspect, who was questioned after handing himself into a north Kent police station last month, has now been bailed again until Friday, May 18. Officers had appealed for the driver of a silver Nissan Qashqai to come forward following Miss Worrall's 27

March 11, 2018 12:01 PM Cyclists take in Swindon schools on nationwide tour

Swindon pupils and staff have been promoting the power of sport and raising money for Sport Relief as part of a mammoth cycling challenge. RideABC, which takes place across national schools group United Learning, see two educationalists travelling almost the length of the country to raise money for Sport Relief, from Ashford to Bournemouth to Carlisle 12

February 22, 2018 11:43 AM Ashford: French lorry driver Jeremy Didisse charged with dangerous driving after M20 crash

A French lorry driver has been charged with two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving following a multi-vehicle crash on the M20. A woman was airlifted to a London hospital with head, chest and arm injuries following the crash, but her condition is not believed to be life-threatening. A man was taken to the William Harvey Hospital by road after 9

February 20, 2018 6:30 PM Serious crash near Ashford between junctions 9 and 10 of the M20

A serious collision has been reported on the M20 tonight which Highways England says could lead to significant disruption. It has happened near Ashford between junction 9 and 10 and said to be blocking the westbound carriageway. Emergency services are at the scene but Highways England say the carriageway may be closed for several hours because of the severity 21

February 13, 2018 3:27 PM Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group faces budget deficit of £12m

Health chiefs in Ashford are facing a potential budget deficit of £12m this year, it has emerged. The Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group, which is made up of GPs in the area, says its budget could be overspent by more than £20m if it fails to meet a savings target by the end of this financial year. If the savings are not made, it could lead to intervention 17

February 11, 2018 5:15 PM Short and sharp bursts of snow and hail sweep across Kent

Snowstorms have been whipping across the county - but have disappeared as quickly as they arrived. This morning's bright sunshine gave way to rain, hail and a short burst of the white stuff this afternoon. UK Snow Updates tweeted reports of a "quick snowstorm" in Maidstone today. And light flurries were also said to have fallen in Chatham, Faversham 12

February 10, 2018 10:45 AM Stolen caravan from Ashford recovered in just a few hours using tracker

A caravan that was stolen from Ashford was recovered from Swanley by police just a few hours after it was taken. The mobile home was believed to have been taken in the early hours of yesterday morning from where it was parked, on the front drive of a home along Ashford Road in Kingsnorth. It was fitted with a tracking device that let's the owner see exactly 14

February 1, 2018 2:20 PM Ashford: Man trapped in car after A2070 collision

A man has been freed from a vehicle after a collision along the A2070 in Sevington, near the Orbital Park roundabout. It is believed that two vehicles collided on the dual carriageway, heading towards Orbital Park roundabout, trapping one man inside his vehicle. Emergency services are at the scene, including the air ambulance, however it is believed 15