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Convicted 86-year-old child sex offender found guilty of more offences to serve extra 7½ years in jail

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2019 - 04:59 PM

Maidstone Crown Court

 

A judge has sentenced a Medway child sex offender to a further seven and a half years’ imprisonment after more of his victims came forward.




New CCTV images shared in Gillingham murder investigation

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2019 - 03:30 PM

 

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Gillingham have issued new CCTV images of a person who may have important information.



Leeds Castle near Maidstone to feature in 'Strictly Come Dancing' Christmas Day Special

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2019 - 02:15 PM

Photo: Leeds Castle

 

In the perfect finale to the Castle’s 900th anniversary year, a star-studded cast recently visited Leeds Castle to film part of the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, which will be aired on BBC1 Christmas Day at 4.40pm.



Two men jailed for conspiring to supply heroin and crack cocaine in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2019 - 12:00 PM

 

A conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine in Ashford has led to two offenders being jailed for a combined total of 12 years.



Burglar in Maidstone who drove away in his victim’s car is jailed

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM

 

A burglar who drove off in his victim's car after stealing a handbag from her home has been jailed for more than two years.



Young Folkestone designers bring Christmas cheer

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2019 - 08:00 AM

Cllr David Monk with Jordan and Lois

 

Christmas greetings designed by two young people from Folkestone have been dropping through hundreds of letterboxes and email inboxes across the district.



Suspected 'baseball bat' assault in Ashford leaves man in 50s with serious facial injuries

Contributed by editor on Dec 23, 2019 - 05:49 PM

 

Information over an assault in Ashford is being sought after the victim was left with a fractured jaw.



Image issued by Kent Police investigating report of woman harassed by man in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Dec 23, 2019 - 04:30 PM

Image of man issued by Kent Police

 

A computer generated image of a man, shown above, has been issued by Kent Police officers investigating a report a woman was harassed in Canterbury.



Dover & Deal MP Natalie Elphicke meets with Home Secretary over recent migrant boat crossings of English Channel

Contributed by editor on Dec 23, 2019 - 02:00 PM

Home Secretary Priti Patel (left) and new Dover & Deal MP Natalie Elphicke

 

Dover & Deal MP Natalie Elphicke has held talks over recent migrant boat crossings of the English Channel with the Home Secretary – as well as meeting the Minister for Immigration at the Port of Dover.



Christmas rubbish collections in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh

Contributed by editor on Dec 23, 2019 - 08:30 AM

 

It's fast approaching Christmas and there will be no waste collections in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh on Wednesday 25th or Thursday 26th December.