Issue 1617

New headlines since the last newsletter was issued...

Click for The KP Appeals - Witness Appeals Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Jewellery stolen in Kennington burglary
  • Man dies after two-car collision in Ashford
  • Elderly victim robbed of cash in West Malling
  • Appeal for information following a collision in Meopham

Click for The KP News - Community Alerts Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Shed breaks in Istead Rise

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Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Chatham man jailed for breaching sex offences order
  • Two arsonists who destroyed a taxi in Hythe are jailed

Click for The KP Appeals - Caught on Camera Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Sunday 16th December

Click for The KP News - Policing News Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Arrests after drugs seized outside Mote Park in Maidstone
  • Cocaine worth estimated £600,000 seized in Medway
  • Arrest made by officers called to Cliftonville burglary
  • Motorist arrested for firearms offences
  • Patrols seize more than 1.4 kilos of suspected crack cocaine
  • Two men arrested for drug supply in Folkestone
  • Cannabis cultivation dismantled in Faversham

Click for The Trading Standards Product recalls Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Recall: Bio Skincare - Body Lotion
  • Recall: Banledao - Modelling clay/slime
  • Recall: XLS - Modelling clay
  • Recall: HEMA - hazelnut milk chocolate letters
  • Recall: Booths - salad products

Click for The Kent County Council Media Hub Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Friday 14th December

  • Kent pupils beat national average scores as Key Stage 2 results released
  • Nurseries and pre-schools celebrate Improvement and Achievement Awards

Click for The Kent Fire and Rescue Service Incidents Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Notification
  • Update: Fire above shop in Biddenden near Ashford
  • Man cut free after two-vehicle crash - M2 London-bound J3 to J2
  • Shed and oil tank destroyed by fire - Upstreet near Canterbury
  • Horse rescued from water-filled dyke - Westmarsh near Canterbury
  • Woman cut free after crash - Rainham

Click for The West Kent CCG News Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Building excellent stroke rehabilitation
  • NHS unveils first plans for a new centre in Edenbridge
  • Be winter ready in west Kent and stock up your medicine cabinet for Christmas
  • Looking after ourselves
  • Preferred location for new, combined hospital and GP surgery in Edenbridge
  • NHS WKCCG invites you to share views on the future of fertility services in west Kent

Click for The Hoax-Slayer Latest Information Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Tuesday 18th December

  • ‘Apple Store Gift Card’ Phishing Scam Email

Click for The Food Standards Agency Allergy alerts Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • Poundstretcher recalls Hazelnut Cream Truffles Crisp Wafer Ball because of undeclared allergens
  • P & B (Foods) recalls Heera Ground Almonds because they contain undeclared peanuts
  • E H Booths recalls two salad products because of undeclared allergens
  • Natural Instinct recalls Wild Venison (Natural Cat Food) as some of the ingredients were not inspected in line with EU requirements

Click for The Food Standards Agency Food alerts Webpage

Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Monday 17th December

  • P & B (Foods) extends recall of Heera Ground Almonds because they may contain undeclared peanuts

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12 Scams Of Christmas: What You Need To Watch Out For

The festive season is rife with fraudsters looking to take advantage of us opening our wallets and feeling merry. Here's what to watch out for

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Parents Warned About The Dangers Of Button Batteries After Child Dies

Small batteries for toys and devices at Christmas pose a serious risk to toddlers

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Which? Uncovers Deals On Groupon That Aren't What They Seem

Misleading prices could make it difficult for customers to spot a real deal

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Can You Avoid Marketing When You Get An E-receipt?

Seven in 10 are concerned that retailers might misuse their data

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Scam Watch: Beware This Licence Fee 'refund' Scam

This new scam involves a convincing sounding email claiming TV licensing owes you money - don't fall for it

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Brief Cases: Out Of Pocket After Rejecting A Faulty Car

We helped a member to claim back the expenses he incurred after buying a faulty car...

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Sevenoaks and Swanley

There have been no new headlines since the last newsletter was issued.

No new articles have been added since the last newsletter was issued.


Since the last newsletter was issued we have logged details for these crimes in the following Wards...
Ash and New Ash Green
Caling Croft
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Saturday 24th of November between 4:30pm and 5:00pm. Person/s got out of a vehicle and took parcels from a van that did not belong to them.
Millfield
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 10:00pm on Thursday 29th of November and 5:30am on Friday 30th of November. A residential property was broken into. A handbag was stolen and the car keys it contained were used to steal a blue BMW 120D, LS12***, from outside.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Church Lane
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Thursday 13th of December between 12:00pm and 7:19pm. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Cowden and Hever
Hever Castle
in Hever
On Thursday 22nd of November around 9:30pm. Two people were seen on a motorbike attempting to steal a tree from the castle grounds.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
West View Road
in Crockenhill
On Tuesday 11th of December between 4:00am and 4:15am. Someone attempted to break into a residential property. No access gained.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Lennard Road
in Dunton Green
On Saturday 15th of December between 3:50am and 4:08am. A residential property was broken into and car keys taken. A grey Citroen C3, YD11***, and a silver Vauxhall Zafira, SP60***, were stolen from the driveway using the keys.
Edenbridge South and West
Lingfield Road
in Edenbridge
Between 12:01am on Thursday 15th of November and 11:59pm on Friday 23rd of November. Red diesel has been taken from a vehicle without consent.
Marsh Green Road
in Edenbridge
Between 3:30pm on Wednesday 12th of December and 10:30am on Thursday 13th of December. Someone broke into a farm grounds and damaged pheasant feeders.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Otford Lane
in Halstead
On Saturday 1st of December between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A rear number plate was removed from a vehicle.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Brambledown
in Hartley
On Friday 14th of December between 9:00pm and 10:00pm. A window was smashed at a residential property by a stone thrown at it.
Hextable
Bower Road
in Hextable
Between 11:53pm on Friday 14th of December and 2:02am on Saturday 15th of December. Two men were seen stealing a 6ft Penguin Christmas decoration from a residential garden.
Kemsing
Dynes Road
in Kemsing
Between 12:01am on Thursday 29th of November and 10:00am on Wednesday 12th of December. A motorbike has been stolen from a back yard.
Otford and Shoreham
Shoreham Road
in Otford
Between 12:00am on Friday 16th of November and 12:00am on Friday 14th of December. A shed at a residential property was broken into. A lawn mower, a strimmer and a hedge trimmer were stolen.
The Butts
in Otford
Between 1:00pm on Thursday 13th of December and 8:15am on Friday 14th of December. Someone attempted to break into a VW car damaging a door lock.
Rye Lane
in Otford
Between 9:00pm on Friday 14th of December and 5:00am on Saturday 15th of December. Someone attempted to break into a residential property. No access gained.
Sevenoaks Northern
Mill Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Tuesday 11th of December between 6:35pm and 8:40pm. A BMW was broken into and various items were stolen.
Cramptons Road
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 13th of December around 10:05am. A VW van was entered and tools were stolen.
Otford Road
in Sevenoaks
On Saturday 15th of December between 12:00am and 12:51am. A residential property was broken into and searched. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley
Devon Road
in Sutton-at-hone And Hawley
On Tuesday 11th of December between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A garage at a residential property was broken into. A black/green BMX bicycle was stolen.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Lower Croft
in Swanley
On Friday 14th of December between 2:35pm and 2:55pm. A residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Lower Croft
in Swanley
On Saturday 15th of December between 6:19am and 9:30am. Someone attempted to break into a residential property causing damage. No access gained.
Swanley White Oak
The Oaks
in Swanley
On Sunday 4th of November around 11:31pm. A residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Pilgrims Way
in Westerham
On Thursday 6th of December around 11:59am. A VW golf truck was stolen.
Market Square
in Westerham
On Wednesday 12th of December between 3:00am and 4:30am. A hotel bar was broken into and stole some wine.
Hosey Hill
in Westerham
On Thursday 13th of December between 3:30pm and 5:00pm. A residential property was broken into. Jewellery and other items were stolen.
Goodley Stock Road
in Westerham
On Friday 30th of November between 12:01am and 2:07pm. A residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Hartley Road
in Westerham
Between 4:00pm on Friday 14th of December and 10:00am on Saturday 15th of December. Both number plates were stolen from a Mercedes CLS250 parked in a driveway.

Tonbridge and Malling

There have been no new headlines since the last newsletter was issued.

No new articles have been added since the last newsletter was issued.


Since the last newsletter was issued we have logged details for these crimes in the following Wards...
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Maidstone Road
in Aylesford
On Friday 23rd of November between 10:30pm and 11:06pm. A bike has been stolen form a driveway.
Aylesford South
Lake Road
in Aylesford
On Thursday 22nd of November between 12:30am and 6:45am. A vehicle was parked overnight when the owner went to the vehicle they found the tar-pooling cut and items had been stolen.
Borough Green and Long Mill
The Crescent
in Borough Green
Between 12:00am on Monday 1st of October and 12:00am on Thursday 13th of December. The rear number plate was stolen from a vehicle parked on a driveway.
Old Soar Road
in Plaxtol
Between 10:00pm on Friday 23rd of November and 9:00am on Saturday 24th of November. A garage at a residential property was broken into. Various fishing equipment was stolen.
Windmill Hill
in Platt
On Friday 30th of November between 11:00am and 1:00pm. A garage and a workshops have been broken into.
London Road
in Platt
On Thursday 13th of December between 11:00am and 11:15am. A Ford Transit van parked in a pub car park was broken into and tools were stolen.
Ditton
Bellingham Way
in Ditton
On Monday 26th of November around 12:00am. The side curtains of an HGV were slashed.
Downs and Mereworth
Seven Mile Lane
in Mereworth
On Wednesday 12th of December between 6:00pm and 11:59pm. A car was damaged while it waited at a roundabout. Someone threw eggs from another car driving on the roundabout.
East Malling
Tyler Close
in East Malling And Larkfield
On Wednesday 12th of December between 7:30pm and 8:30pm. Bricks have been thrown at the front window and damage to the fence and water pipe.
Hildenborough
Philpots Lane
in Hildenborough
On Wednesday 12th of December between 4:15am and 4:30am. A garage at a residential property was broken into.
Noble Tree Road
in Hildenborough
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 11th of December and 10:45am on Wednesday 12th of December. Fishing equipment was stolen from containers on school grounds.
Larkfield South
Plover Road
in East Malling And Larkfield
On Wednesday 12th of December around 10:15pm. Unknown suspects have taken a tile from the property and thrown it at the front room window.
Martin Square
in East Malling And Larkfield
On Monday 26th of November between 3:30pm and 3:50pm. A shop window was broken.
Medway
Angel Lane
Between 10:40am on Friday 7th of December and 5:55am on Saturday 8th of December. A black Carrera Subway 2 bicycle was stolen
West Malling and Leybourne
Fartherwell Avenue
in West Malling
Between 11:00pm on Friday 14th of December and 7:10am on Saturday 15th of December. The wing mirror was broken off a VW Passat parked in the road.

Tunbridge Wells

New headlines since the last newsletter was issued...

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Checked : Tuesday 18th December. Updated : Saturday 15th December

  • Free Christmas Parking 2018

No new articles have been added since the last newsletter was issued.


Since the last newsletter was issued we have logged details for these crimes in the following Wards...
Benenden and Cranbrook
Glassenbury Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 12:00pm on Tuesday 11th of December and 8:00am on Wednesday 12th of December. Various mechanical parts of a vehicle have been stolen.
Culverden
Grosvenor Road
On Thursday 13th of December around 12:00am. A window was smashed at a public house.
Vale Road
On Sunday 25th of November between 12:40pm and 1:40pm. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into and various items were stolen.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Conghurst Lane
in Hawkhurst
Between 4:00pm on Wednesday 12th of December and 1:00pm on Thursday 13th of December. A fence was damaged at a residential property.
Paddock Wood West
Mercers Close
in Paddock Wood
Between 5:30pm on Tuesday 11th of December and 5:25am on Wednesday 12th of December. A windscreen of a vehicle has been damaged and the glass is cracked.
Southborough and High Brooms
Bondfield Close
in Southborough
On Thursday 13th of December between 1:00am and 6:00am. A window was broken on a vehicle parked in the road.
St. John's
East Cliff Road
Between 7:00pm on Thursday 29th of November and 7:00am on Monday 3rd of December. Window wipers and hub caps were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.

Maidstone

There have been no new headlines since the last newsletter was issued.


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We Are Experiencing A Technical Problem.

The issue continues in a system outside our control so we cannot include crime details for the Maidstone area.

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Since the last newsletter was issued we have logged details for these crimes in the following Wards...