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September 8, 2018 12:08 AM Hero Battle of Britain pilot, 99, takes to the skies for the final time

Hero Battle of Britain pilot, 99, who is one of only six surviving members of 'The Few' takes to the skies for the final time - in a Spitfire A hero Battle of Britain pilot has taken to the skies at the tender age of 99 for the last time - in a Spitfire. World War II ace Archie McInnes is one of only six surviving RAF pilots who took part in the vital 7

August 25, 2018 9:50 AM Wiltshire Police to trial missing persons scheme in Swindon

WILTSHIRE Police will trial a scheme in Swindon this winter to help find vulnerable people in the event of them going missing. The Herbert Protocol will encourage carers and family members to complete a form in advance which records vital information about a person, such a recent photo, their condition and medication they require. The information can then be quickly 21

August 22, 2018 11:49 PM August Bank Holiday: The roads to avoid

Drivers are being warned to expect delays of up to an hour on motorways on Friday ahead of the August bank holiday. Most roadworks on motorways and major roads in England will be lifted but about 40 sets will remain for safety reasons. Experts predict roads will become congested from 14:00 BST on Friday as holidaymakers mix with commuters. Rail engineering 12

August 21, 2018 8:24 PM Libertines frontman Pete Doherty wins cafe breakfast fame

Libertines frontman Pete Doherty will have his name inscribed on a wall of fame in a Margate cafe after scoffing a "mega breakfast" to claim it for free. He put away the feast inside 20 minutes to beat the challenge set by cafe owner Mark Ezekiel. The fry-up included four bacon rashers, four eggs, four sausages, a burger and chips, plus plenty of trimmings 12

August 14, 2018 2:28 PM Man wanted on recall to prison could be in Brighton

Rutigliano is white, 5ft 9in, slim, with dark brown hair and brown eyes. He was released from Rochester Prison in Kent on March 28, part-way through a three-year sentence for attempted robbery. Sussex Police have said enquiries into the suspected Brighton assaults are ongoing. A force statement said: “A 21-year old man has been interviewed under caution 11

August 13, 2018 6:01 PM Dozens injured as coach overturns on M25 in Kent

Firefighters cut some people free and a hospital is put on major incident alert after a coach ends up on its side. The crash happened near Swanley just before 4pm and South Coast Ambulance Service said seven children were among those wounded. Of the dozens hurt, three have serious injuries and a number of others were taken to hospital with minor injuries 8

August 10, 2018 4:16 PM Lewis Ludlow: Ripped up notes revealed Islamic State terror plotter's prime targets

Lewis Ludlow, 26, has pleaded guilty to plotting to kill people outside the Disney store on London's Oxford Street. But detectives found the pieces of the note in the bin at his home and pieced them together to discover his chilling plans. The paper scraps revealed "potential attack sites" including "madam tussauds", "Oxford Street - busiest time…", "St Paul's 10

August 9, 2018 11:01 PM Dambusters bomb washes up on beach

A DAMBUSTERS bouncing bomb has been found on a Kent beach by a shocked father and son who were out catching crabs. The area was used for test runs by heroic pilot Guy Gibson and his 617 squadron crews before the 1943 raid into the heart of Nazi Germany. The prototype barrel-shaped Vickers type 464 bomb, codenamed Upkeep, is believed to have been dropped 10

August 8, 2018 6:50 AM New customs proposal to stop Kent rail network standstill after Brexit

New customs areas for railways would stop Kent's rail network coming to a standstill post Brexit, according to a report by rail chiefs. It is claimed the UK would secure £1.7 billion of economic benefits each year under proposals outlined by the Rail Delivery Group, a body which includes leaders from all the country's passenger and freight train companies 14

August 7, 2018 10:21 AM Yellow thunderstorm warning for Kent

The Met Office has issued yet another thunderstorm warning, as more heavy rain is expected to batter the county. Despite highs of 30C today, forecasters predict thunder and lightning will hit Kent this evening - with the potential to cause power cuts and flooding. The yellow weather warning will remain in place between 4pm this afternoon and 3am tomorrow 12