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Man charged in connection with stalking offences

A man has appeared in court charged with stalking and breaching a restraining order.

Ashford News

‘Intrusive’ development plans for late TV star’s estate rejected

Controversial plans to turn a security office in the grounds of the late Paul O’Grady’s estate into a house three times the size have been rejected.

Ashford News

Man’s body found at rugby club

A man in his 30s has been found dead at a rugby club.

Ashford News

Teenager arrested in high street over ‘thefts’

A teenager has been arrested in a high street following a spate of alleged thefts over the course of two months.

Ashford News

Former Kent Police officer charged with six counts of rape

A former Kent Police officer has been charged with rape, sexual assault and misconduct in a public office.

Ashford News

Pupil hit by car outside secondary school

A pupil was hit by a car outside a secondary school, sparking rush-hour delays on an A-road.

Ashford News

‘Anxious’ neighbours urged to help police after man spotted with knife

Neighbours feeling “anxious” about leaving their home after a man was spotted wielding a knife are being urged to help police.

Ashford News

Incident at abandoned nightclub sparks huge emergency response

Emergency services were called to an abandoned nightclub amid concerns for a person thought to be inside.

Ashford News

Work finally starts on town’s fourth McDonald’s

A digger has moved in on land set for a town's fourth McDonald's as work on the controversial restaurant finally begins.

Ashford News

Teens arrested after scooter stolen outside shops

A pair of teenagers have been arrested after a scooter was reportedly stolen outside a parade of shops.

Ashford News

Driver faces jail after officer carrying out speed checks left seriously injured

A man has admitted inflicting serious injuries to a police officer during a suspected hit-and-run.

Ashford News

Man and woman arrested as police called to ‘disturbance’ on new-build estate

Police have arrested a man and a woman following a “disturbance” on a new-build housing estate.

Kent Live - Tunbridge Wells

Kent’s most congested roads where journeys take the longest including near M25 Dartford Crossing

New data has revealed where in Kent drivers are facing the worst delays

Kent Live - Tunbridge Wells

Every Kent secondary school rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted and how they're working to improve

Ofsted visits schools for inspections and publishes a report which is made public

Ashford News

Woman taken to hospital after car written off in lamppost collision

A woman was taken to hospital after her car was written off in a collision with a lamppost.

Kent Live - Tunbridge Wells

Former teacher of Tunbridge Wells school, 75, arrested for historic sex offences

The 75-year-old has denied the allegations

Ashford News

Freedom of the Parish honour on 80th anniversary of Doodlebug tragedy

On the 80th anniversary of the loss of 52 REME personnel in a Doodlebug blast, a village is to mark the occasion with a military parade and service.

Ashford News

‘Labour will win - so you can vote for us’ says Greens

The Green Party launches their general election campaign with a swipe at polluted rivers.

Ashford News

CCTV image released after man ‘behaved suspiciously’ in town centre

Officers have released an image of a man they would like to identify following reports of suspicious behaviour in a town centre.

Kent Live - Tunbridge Wells

Kent General Election candidates, constituencies, the seats to watch and what the opinion polls are saying

See who is vying for your vote in the general election