Monday, April 16, 2018
Maidstone Crown Court

A man from Gravesend has been jailed for three years for fracturing another man’s face.

A woman who pinned a robber against a wall and held him there until police officers arrived has helped secure a three and a half year sentence for the offender.

Kent Police

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have been told a report into the Metropolitan Police’s initial response to the four deaths “will be damning”, according to solicitors.

Gabriel Kovari

Detectives remain at the scene of an incident in Gravesend where 13 people were injured by a car.

Essex Serious Crime Directorate

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a car drove into a Gravesend nightclub injuring several people.

Essex Serious Crime Directorate

A man who forced a bus to stop in Gravesend, jumped on board and kidnapped one of its passengers, has been jailed for two years.

Maidstone Crown Court

A burglar has been jailed for more than three years after sneaking through a home in Greenhithe and putting his hand over a little girl’s mouth.

Maidstone Crown Court

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Met Office

A dangerous driver who crashed into a former pub in Gravesend while a police officer was halfway inside his car, has been jailed for 15 months.

Maidstone Crown Court

Northfleet and Gravesend Cllr Dr Lauren Sullivan has said that Kent County Council “can still do more” to fix its gender pay gap after it was revealed to be paying female employees less than male ones.

Kent County Council

Four decades ago, Leo’s The Red Lion pub in Crete Hall Road, Gravesend - which according to owner Terry Lee, would look more fitting in the middle of Camden - began showing live music, and Terry looks back at the last 40 years with pride, as he plans to continue catering for some of the biggest acts and their fans.

Four men responsible for the theft of gold and jewellery from a vault in Hatton Garden - including one man from Dartford - have been ordered to pay back more than £6 million or each serve an extra seven years in jail.

Terry Perkins

A young woman from Gravesend has created a booklet encouraging people to talk about their mental health with someone they feel comfortable with.


Play equipment at the Rosherville Recreation Ground has been updated.

Jordan Meade

a fifth man has been charged over the discovery of a multi-million pound cannabis shipment in Dartford.

Woolwich Crown Court

Andrew Fox, a master of Aikido and Karate, based in Borough Green, Tonbridge and Malling, is offering classes to fight against knife crime.

Mandy Garford, chairperson of the National Autistic Society for Dartford and Gravesham, is delighted to have been nominated for the Most Inspirational Volunteer of the Year.

Mandy Garford

The leader of Kent County Council (KCC) has come under fire for claiming there is “no glass ceiling” for female staff at the organisation, despite having only one woman in his top team.

Paul Carter

The achievements of nine local people training to be tourism guides will be officially awarded at a ceremony on Thursday, February 1.

Jordan Meade

An investigation into a robbery at the Co-op in Chastilian Road, Dartford, is being investigated by Kent Police.

Kent Police

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men reported being assaulted in the early hours of Christmas Day in Gravesend.

Kent Police

Police investigating a robbery in Gravesend have today issued a CCTV image of a man and a woman who may be able to help with their inquiries.

Kent Police

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was seriously assaulted in Gravesend.

A delivery driver who grinned as he threw rocks at passing motorists while on his rounds was jailed for 10 years on Tuesday, December 19.

Maidstone Crown Court

A supposed bird lover has been fined for keeping 14 wild birds in agonisingly tiny cages after snaring them with a booby-trapped feeder in his garden.

Kent Police

Three men have been arrested after it is alleged an acid-like substance was thrown at a man who answered his door.

Kent police

A Rambo knife and £800 in cash were seized by police after four suspected drug dealers were arrested at a property in Gravesend.

Kent Crimestoppers

A drug dealer – who was caught with more than £6,000 cash in his bedroom – has been jailed for two years.

Woolwich Crown Court

A robber who held up a Meopham shop with a hammer – but told employees he was joking when they refused to give him any money – has been sent to prison for four years.

Witnesses to a nightclub disturbance are being sought by Kent Police.

Kent Police

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