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  • WANTED: Do you know where Jamie Critchell is hiding?

    Do you know where this man is? Kent Police certainly want to know...as he is wanted for assault. Jamie Critchell is wanted in connection with the suspected offencein the Tonbridge ...

  • London drug gangs target Maidstone - police

    Gangsof drug dealers are targeting towns in Kent – including Maidstone – in a meticulously organised expansion of operations which have their origins in the capital. More than 80 ...

  • Official: Maidstone is one of the Lotto lucky places to live

    Do you feel lucky? If you live in Maidstone you have better reason than most. Because when it comes to the Lottery, a survey has shown how people in Maidstone and Swale are in with a better ...

  • Harrietsham man banned for 40 months for drink driving

    A Harrietsham man has been banned from the roads after being caught over the drink drive limit. Jasper Song, 23,of Ivens Way, was banned from driving for 40 months by Mid Kent Magistrates ...

  • Pony death in Headcorn - police seek two men

    Police want to speak to two men after the death of a racing pony in Headcorn on Monday. Downs Mail broke the story how the animal collapsed and died following what is believed to be a harness race ...

  • Sex assault on bus: do you know this man?

    POLICE investigating a reported sexual assault on a bus in Lenham have released CCTV images of a suspect they are hunting. Kent Police says that at4.15pm on Tuesday 26 April,a teenage ...

  • Roy Blackman's funeral is held in village

    The funeral of a man killed at his home in Biddenden was held today. Roy Blackman'scoffin arrived on the back of a low-loader of a recovery vehicle belonging to his family ...

  • Three degrees opportunity

    THOSE looking for a career on the land are urged to apply for a £1,000 towards their studies. The money is being offered by the Kent County Agricultural Society (KCAS), which will support ...