Issue 1626

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

  • Missing teenager from Strood safely located

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

  • Officers appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in Sheerness
  • Suspects fled after lorries were damaged in Ashford
  • Jewellery images released after Ramsgate home was burgled
  • Sevenoaks shoppers alerted following two purse thefts
  • Police release photos of jewellery stolen in Bethersden
  • Charity boxes and cigarettes stolen in Walmer burglary

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Tuesday 15th January

  • Roads closed as a precaution in Ramsgate now reopen

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

  • Robbers jailed after stealing baby wipes, face wash and cereal in Gillingham

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

  • Sarah Wellgreen murder suspect appears in court
  • Officers charge man with attempted murder in Maidstone
  • Tonbridge man charged for driving and drug offences
  • Suspected Tunbridge Wells burglar remanded in custody
  • Suspect remanded in custody after Dartford drug charges
  • Crime prevention advice on offer for horse owners in Thanet
  • London trio arrested following theft from lorries in Allington
  • Man charged with shining laser at helicopter

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

  • Recall: Irving's Homestyle Bakery - Chocolate Crispy
  • Recall: Cook - Sticky Soy and Ginger Beef

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Friday 18th January

  • New drainage engineers recruited
  • Committee recommends introducing charging for non-household waste
  • Residents reminded of libraries consultation
  • Community Groups Awarded ‘Saving Lives’ Suicide Prevention Funding

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

  • Dartford house fire
  • Notification
  • Fire crews leave scene of boat fire in Rochester
  • Man released from overturned car on A21
  • Crews remove car roof to free driver after crash near Sheerness
  • House fire in Sittingbourne

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Friday 18th January

  • Pharmacy opening times for west Kent on New Years Day
  • Help us help you and think pharmacy first over the New Year in west Kent
  • Pharmacy opening times for west Kent on Boxing Day
  • Improving Access in Primary Care
  • The future of fertility services

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Thursday 17th January

  • ALERT - Doorstep Criminals Operating In Dartford

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Friday 18th January

  • Bogus Butlin’s Facebook Page Claims To be Giving Away Resort Holidays
  • Gang Initiation Warning Hoax – Infant Car Seat Left On Roadside

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Tuesday 15th January

  • Yorkshire Provender recalls Moroccan Vegetable Tagine Soup because of incorrect date labelling

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Kent Police Praised For Improvements In Crime Recording

Kent Police has improved the way it documents crime, recording an estimated additional 25,400 incidents a year.

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.


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The Window On Windows 7 Is Closing, But All Is Not Lost.

Less than a year until Windows 7 support ends: here's what you can do right now (If you do not want to install a free Linux operating system such as Ubuntu. - Ed.)

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.


Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Tuesday 15th January

  • Sevenoaks District to receive over £2 Million for community projects

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Church Lane
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Monday 14th of January between 9:49pm and 11:59pm. A CCTV camera was stolen from a residential garden.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
London Road
in Dunton Green
On Thursday 6th of December between 7:00pm and 8:55pm. A vehicle was parked, left secure then found to be missing from location
Edenbridge North and East
Station Approach
in Edenbridge
Between 12:30pm on Saturday 12th of January and 7:20am on Monday 14th of January. Person/s have gained entry to the business' warehouse and stolen 4 cement mixers from within.
Eynsford
Castle Road
in Eynsford
Between 5:45pm on Tuesday 15th of January and 10:15am on Wednesday 16th of January. The Compound centre was broken into.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Old London Road
in Badgers Mount
On Monday 14th of January around 2:20pm. A residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Hextable
Plantation Road
in Hextable
Between 12:00am on Wednesday 28th of November and 12:00am on Thursday 6th of December. Items have been removed from a property without consent.
Kemsing
Copperfields
in Kemsing
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 9th of January and 9:40am on Thursday 10th of January. A Ford Transit van parked in the road was broken into. A breaker, generator and various tools were stolen.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Rectory Lane
in Sevenoaks
Between 3:00pm on Friday 11th of January and 12:00pm on Saturday 12th of January. The Scout hut was broken into and items taken.
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Saturday 12th of January and 8:19am on Monday 14th of January. A site building has been broken into over the weekend and tools have been taken.
Swanley St. Mary's
The Croft
in Swanley
On Wednesday 16th of January between 1:27am and 2:27am. A garage door has been forced open and fishing equipment has been stolen.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Friday 18th January. Updated : Tuesday 15th January

  • Businesses invited to a free networking event

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
St. Peters Place
in Aylesford
On Wednesday 16th of January between 4:45pm and 6:30pm. A residential property was broken into and items taken.
Downs and Mereworth
Church Lane
in Trottiscliffe
On Thursday 20th of December between 12:01am and 3:30pm. A wall was damaged at a residential property.
East Malling
Catlyn Close
in East Malling And Larkfield
On Friday 7th of December between 3:00pm and 4:16pm. A black Voodoo bicycle was stolen from outside a residential property.
Higham
Lawrence Road
Between 12:01am on Saturday 1st of December and 11:59pm on Wednesday 9th of January. Garage broken into, padlocks cut with bolt cutters. Nothing appears to have been stolen from inside.
Medway
Baker Lane
Between 8:30am on Tuesday 25th of December and 11:00pm on Wednesday 26th of December. A Mercedes motor vehicle has been stolen after the owner lost the keys several months ago.
High Street
Between 2:00pm on Saturday 12th of January and 8:00am on Monday 14th of January. Persons have entered a property and stolen money and left premises in a mess.
Mill Lane
On Friday 7th of December between 12:00pm and 8:42pm. Both number plates were stolen from a VW Golf parked in the road.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Saltings Road
in Snodland
On Wednesday 16th of January around 9:27am. An owner of a property has reported that someone was banging on their back door and has tried to gain access. There are now marks around the handle.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Deans Close
in Snodland
On Friday 11th of January between 12:01am and 6:00am. A vehicle has been broken into the vehicle, nothing stolen or damaged.

Tunbridge Wells


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Stone Street
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Monday 14th of January around 10:10pm. A shop was broken into. The intruders were disturbed and left without taking anything.
Goddards Green Road
in Benenden
On Wednesday 9th of January between 12:01am and 12:30pm. A VW saloon parked in a car park was keyed.
Broadwater
Waterdown Road
On Wednesday 19th of December between 12:01am and 9:20pm. Items have been taken without permission.
Culverden
Boyne Park
Between 12:01am on Monday 7th of January and 5:00am on Wednesday 9th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into.
London Road
Between 4:30pm on Tuesday 8th of January and 8:00am on Wednesday 9th of January. A petrol cutter was stolen from a building site.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Wilden Park Road
in Goudhurst
Between 7:00pm on Saturday 5th of January and 10:11am on Sunday 6th of January. A Hop picking shed and modern Oast house (tin shed) was broken into, both buildings had locks broke and a tractor has been stolen. Mini Tayrus 60 in orange A823***.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Old Orchard
in Sandhurst
On Friday 4th of January between 7:30am and 5:15pm. A Suzuki motorbike was stolen from a back garden.
Pound Field
in Sandhurst
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 5th of January and 7:30am on Sunday 6th of January. Garage has been broken into as well as van. Tools have been stolen.
Paddock Wood East
Commercial Road
in Paddock Wood
On Tuesday 15th of January between 10:00pm and 10:13pm. A person was spotted attempting to gain access using a heavy metal tool to bash in the door. No entry was gained.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Benhall Mill Road
Between 3:00pm on Friday 11th of January and 7:26am on Monday 14th of January. A shed has been broken into, chain has been cut- 2 hedge trimmers and 4 strimmers have been stolen.
Rusthall
Ashley Park
in Rusthall
On Tuesday 15th of January between 8:15am and 4:15pm. Person/s entered a property via an unsecure door and taken multiple items.
Sherwood
Knights Way
Between 12:01am on Friday 4th of January and 9:00am on Saturday 12th of January. A VW Polo was keyed while parked in a car park.
Southborough and High Brooms
Western Road
in Southborough
On Sunday 13th of January between 11:00am and 11:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Broom Lane
in Speldhurst
On Monday 14th of January between 12:01am and 9:40am. A business building has been broken into and items taken.
St. James'
St. James Road
On Tuesday 11th of December between 12:01am and 10:06am. Three men were seen breaking into a residential property. Various household appliances were stolen.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Corben Close
Between 9:30am on Tuesday 25th of December and 3:34pm on Monday 14th of January. A residential property was broken into.
Boxley
Forstal Road
in Boxley
On Sunday 6th of January around 5:38pm. A van forced its way under the height restriction barrier at a car park damaging it.
Dunn Street Road
in Bredhurst
Between 4:00pm on Sunday 13th of January and 5:00pm on Monday 14th of January. A caravan that's fixed in place broken into. Items have been stolen from this and damage to the property itself.
Coxheath and Hunton
Forge Lane
in East Farleigh
Between 6:30pm on Monday 14th of January and 4:45pm on Tuesday 15th of January. A container on a farm was broken into. Nothing significant was stolen.
Detling and Thurnham
Queens Way
in Detling
On Sunday 13th of January around 2:55pm. A shed in the garden has been broken into , two padlocks on the shed had been smashed off and some items have been stolen.
East
Newington Walk
Between 5:00pm on Thursday 10th of January and 10:17am on Friday 11th of January. Person/s have gained entry to a property overnight via the back door.
Penenden Heath Road
On Tuesday 15th of January around 12:00am. A pub was broken into. The intruders were disturbed by an alarm being activated and left. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Headcorn
Four Oaks Road
in Headcorn
On Saturday 8th of December around 10:15pm. Containers on the business yard had been broken into and items stolen.
East Sutton Road
in East Sutton
On Monday 14th of January between 9:15am and 3:26pm. Upon returned home to find back door ajar. On entering the premises it was noted that some drawers were open. On checking the rest of the house the main bedroom been searched but all fairly tidily. Items taken including jewellery.
High Street
Pudding Lane
On Sunday 13th of January around 3:00pm. Person/s have entered a premises and carried out a search for items.
Fairmeadow
Between 5:55pm on Sunday 13th of January and 12:00am on Monday 14th of January. Persons have broke into the store and then stolen the till and bottles of spirits.
Orchard Street
On Monday 14th of January between 8:00am and 6:30pm. A residential property was broken into.
North
Fisher Street
Between 10:00pm on Friday 7th of December and 12:27pm on Saturday 8th of December. An Audi A3 parked in the road was broken into. A purse containing cash and documents was stolen.
Shepway South
Willington Street
On Sunday 13th of January between 12:01am and 7:12am. Suspects have entered the storage garage via the roof - beer and food have been stolen and consumed on the premises. Black bag and garden gnome left behind
Willington Street
On Sunday 13th of January between 12:01am and 10:27am. A window has been smashed, the back door wide open and cases of Fanta missing. Storage garage was also burgled last night