Friday 29th November 2019

Issue 1716

Checked : Friday 29th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Child injured during Maidstone collision
  • Appeal for information after Greenhithe serious collision
  • Cash machine stolen from Northfleet shop
  • Driver threatened with imitation firearm in East Peckham
  • Fire destroys furniture store near Dartford
  • CCTV and dashcam footage sought following reported rape in Rochester
  • Detectives seek witnesses of street robbery in Dartford
  • Serious collision in Langley, Maidstone

Checked : Friday 29th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Ten people arrested for drugs offences in Folkestone
  • Ex-Medway man extradited from Australia to face child abuse charges
  • Men jailed over assault on Tunbridge Wells teenager
  • Gillingham takeaway burglar stole cash from tips jar
  • Three men arrested in Canterbury catalytic converter theft investigation
  • London man charged in connection with drug dealing in Dover
  • Suspected designer goods burglar to appear in court
  • Violent assault offender who filmed himself is jailed

Checked : Thursday 28th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Crews tackle car fire in Rainham
  • Firefighters rescue drivers from flood water in near Tonbridge
  • Woman cut free from car following crash near Canterbury
  • Basement fire in Chatham

Checked : Thursday 28th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Managing ash dieback in Kent

Checked : Friday 29th November. Updated : Wednesday 27th November

  • Brothers jailed for eBay sales scam following reports to Action Fraud and investigation by West Midlands Police

Checked : Thursday 28th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • B737 Mid Air Collision Photos Hoax
  • ‘Verify Office 365’ Phishing Scam Email
  • HOAX – ’15 foot Eastern Brown Snake Found Near Caloundra Golf Course’
  • ‘United Nations Compensation Commission’ Advance Fee Scam Email

Checked : Friday 29th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Recall: Darwin's Dairy - milk and cream products
  • Recall: Oxfordshire Tea Co. - Butter Shortbread
  • Recall: Sainsbury's - Hot Buffalo Dip

Checked : Thursday 28th November. Updated : Wednesday 27th November

  • Sainsbury’s recalls Hot Buffalo Dip due to undeclared egg

Checked : Thursday 28th November. Updated : Wednesday 27th November

  • Darwin’s Dairy recalls milk and cream products because of a potential breakdown in pasteurisation procedures

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Losses of up to £200,000 are being reported by victims of a sophisticated global investment fraud

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Which? Finds Tech Retailers On Google Shopping That Ignore UK Consumer Laws

A snapshot investigation discovered charges for cancellations and returns that breach UK consumer laws ahead of the Black Friday weekend

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

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A Third Of Parents Are Failing To Do These Crucial Car Seat Fitting Safety Checks

Using a car seat that's incorrectly installed could be as big a safety risk as using one that fails in our crash tests

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

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 29th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Closure order extended on anti-social home
  • Website upgrades - Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Knights Croft
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Friday 22nd of November between 12:01am and 9:32pm. Somebody stole the back number plate from a vehicle parked in the road.
Church Road
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 5:00pm on Monday 25th of November and 10:01am on Tuesday 26th of November. Somebody has broken into an outbuilding. Nothing appears to have been stolen.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Main Road
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Thursday 21st of November between 4:00pm and 11:59pm. Somebody stole a phone that had been left on the bar of a pub while it was being charged.
Chevening Road
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
Between 3:30pm on Friday 22nd of November and 7:45am on Monday 25th of November. A leaf blower has been taken from a caravan and the back doors of a vehicle have been prised open but nothing has been taken from inside.
Toys Hill Road
in Brasted
On Monday 25th of November between 6:30pm and 11:00pm. A shed at a property has been broken into and items stolen.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Newports
in Crockenhill
On Saturday 23rd of November around 5:35pm. White Ford Transit BN08*** stolen.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Bullfinch Lane
in Riverhead
Between 4:00pm on Wednesday 20th of November and 7:50am on Thursday 21st of November. A digger has been stolen from a site.
Edenbridge North and East
Speedwell Close
in Edenbridge
On Saturday 23rd of November between 5:00pm and 11:59pm. A bike has been stolen from outside a property.
Eynsford
Bower Lane
in Eynsford
Between 6:00pm on Saturday 23rd of November and 8:29am on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property and power tools were stolen.
Bower Lane
in Eynsford
On Monday 25th of November around 12:00am. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property, a number of power tools were stolen.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
East Hill
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 6:00pm on Saturday 16th of November and 6:55pm on Saturday 23rd of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Forge Lane
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 8:00pm on Friday 22nd of November and 1:30pm on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody has stolen a wing mirror casing from a vehicle.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
New Street Road
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 20th of November and 7:30am on Thursday 21st of November. Mini digger and trailer stolen from a yard overnight.
Seal and Weald
Zambra Way
in Seal
Between 12:01am on Saturday 23rd of November and 7:57am on Monday 25th of November. Somebody broke into a shed at a school and power tools have been taken.
Childsbridge Way
in Seal
On Friday 22nd of November between 12:01am and 7:03pm. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Long Barn Road
in Weald
Between 5:00pm on Saturday 23rd of November and 10:25am on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Weald Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:00pm on Saturday 23rd of November and 10:30am on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Morewood Close
in Sevenoaks
Between 6:30pm on Sunday 24th of November and 9:30am on Monday 25th of November. Person/s attempted to break into a van, no access was gained due the vehicle having a metal cage. But damage has been caused in the process.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
St. Johns Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 7:00am on Thursday 21st of November and 10:00pm on Sunday 24th of November. Damage has been caused to a vehicle by somebody slashing the vehicles soft top roof.
Swanley St. Mary's
St. Marys Road
in Swanley
Between 12:01am on Monday 28th of October and 11:59pm on Monday 4th of November. Somebody broke into a container and stole a saw.
Brook Road
in Swanley
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 23rd of November and 6:00am on Sunday 24th of November. Blue Baotian BT 49 QT-9F motorcycle LY66*** stolen.
Swanley White Oak
Alexandra Close
in Swanley
On Sunday 17th of November around 1:17am. Somebody attempted to break into a residential property.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Mapleton Road
in Westerham
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 1st of October and 11:59pm on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Friday 29th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Tonbridge and Malling Local Plan Post-Submission Consultation begins: Have your say
  • Bumper crowds turn out for Christmas Festival

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford South
Wood Close
in Aylesford
Between 10:00pm on Sunday 24th of November and 8:09am on Monday 25th of November. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road. A number of combi boilers were stolen.
Burham and Wouldham
School Lane
in Wouldham
On Friday 22nd of November between 2:00pm and 3:51pm. Pedal cycle stolen while owner was collecting child from school.
Downs and Mereworth
Comp Road
in Offham
Between 12:01am on Friday 22nd of November and 11:55am on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road. Nothing has been reported stolen.
The Alders
in Mereworth
Between 6:00pm on Friday 22nd of November and 9:00am on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody has stolen a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked outside a building.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Branbridges Road
in East Peckham
On Wednesday 20th of November between 9:30pm and 9:56pm. Somebody has stolen catalytic converters from vehicles.
Hildenborough
Nizels Lane
in Hildenborough
On Sunday 24th of November between 11:00pm and 11:55pm. A golf buggy has been stolen from a golf course along with batteries from some of the other golf buggies.
Judd
Douglas Road
Between 9:00pm on Thursday 21st of November and 9:31am on Friday 22nd of November. Somebody stole both wing mirrors from a vehicle parked in the road.
Larkfield South
Plover Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 12:01am on Thursday 21st of November and 7:20pm on Saturday 23rd of November. The owner noticed a window at the front of his property has been broken and that a bag of medication, cash and his bank card had gone missing from inside his property.
Medway
Goldsmid Road
Between 3:00pm on Tuesday 26th of November and 9:00am on Wednesday 27th of November. Somebody has broken into a vehicle.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Saltings Road
in Snodland
On Sunday 24th of November between 2:30pm and 9:10pm. Somebody broke into a residential property leaving a window and the front door open. The owner has not provided a list of stolen items, if any.
Saltings Road
in Snodland
On Monday 25th of November around 3:36pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Various items were stolen including clothes, food and shoes.
Saltings Road
in Snodland
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 19th of November and 5:12pm on Tuesday 26th of November. Damage has been caused to front windows of a property.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Poynder Drive
in Snodland
Between 8:20am on Tuesday 26th of November and 8:20am on Wednesday 27th of November. A communal shed has been broken into and various items stolen.
Vauxhall
Pembury Road
Between 5:30am on Wednesday 20th of November and 7:20pm on Thursday 21st of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
West Malling and Leybourne
Castle Way
in Leybourne
On Saturday 23rd of November between 4:00pm and 7:30pm. Whilst a vehicle was parked in a car park the bonnet of the vehicle was keyed.
Willowmead
in Leybourne
On Monday 25th of November between 5:26pm and 5:45pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road smashing the drivers window.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Tonbridge Road
in Ightham
On Monday 18th of November between 12:01am and 11:59pm. Somebody stole approximately 600 litres of oil from a domestic heating oil tank.
Thomas Wyatt Way
in Wrotham
On Saturday 23rd of November around 11:35pm. Somebody has broken into a properties garden, when disturbed they ran off.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 29th November. Updated : Thursday 28th November

  • Road safety show for school children

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Kirby Close
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Tuesday 26th of November around 10:39pm. Somebody has entered a property without consent.
Bramley Drive
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 7:00pm on Sunday 24th of November and 8:39am on Monday 25th of November. A front windscreen wiper has been removed from a vehicle parked in the road.
Standen Street
in Benenden
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 20th of November and 12:36pm on Monday 25th of November. Somebody damaged a fence to gain access to a field.
Broadwater
Castle Road
Between 7:10pm on Saturday 23rd of November and 1:30pm on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Broadcroft
On Tuesday 26th of November between 9:00am and 5:45pm. Somebody has broken into a residential address. Various items have been stolen awaiting full details.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Bedgebury Road
in Goudhurst
Between 12:01am on Saturday 16th of November and 8:20am on Saturday 23rd of November. Somebody broke into a shed. The owner has not provided a list of stolen items, if any.
Paddock Wood East
Rowan Close
in Paddock Wood
On Monday 25th of November between 10:00am and 1:00pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. A messy search has been conducted and £4000 has been stolen together with several items of jewellery.
Pembury
Henwoods Crescent
in Pembury
On Saturday 23rd of November between 5:00pm and 10:30pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Awaiting confirmation if anything has been stolen.
Rusthall
Southwood Road
in Rusthall
On Sunday 24th of November between 12:00pm and 1:00pm. Somebody stole the back number plate from a vehicle parked in the road.
Sherwood
Laurel Road
Between 4:30pm on Tuesday 26th of November and 8:24am on Wednesday 27th of November. Somebody has broken into a vehicle and stolen items from inside.
Southborough and High Brooms
Great Brooms Road
in Southborough
On Sunday 24th of November between 6:00am and 8:17pm. Somebody broke a window of a residential property.
Southborough North
Bounds Oak Way
in Southborough
Between 8:00pm on Monday 18th of November and 8:56pm on Saturday 23rd of November. Somebody broke into a residential property. Items have been taken but no details are available yet.
London Road
in Southborough
On Wednesday 27th of November between 1:30am and 2:00am. Person/s were seen attempting to gain access into a building when confronted they ran off.

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Poplar Grove
On Saturday 23rd of November between 2:00pm and 4:30pm. Somebody has broken into a residential property. Several items have been stolen.
Bearsted
Hampson Way
in Bearsted
On Saturday 23rd of November between 10:00am and 2:00pm. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Sharsted Way
in Bearsted
On Saturday 23rd of November between 5:30pm and 11:30pm. Paintwork of a vehicle parked in a public place has been damage by an unknown substance.
Hampson Way
in Bearsted
On Saturday 23rd of November between 11:30am and 12:10pm. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Ashford Road
in Bearsted
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 26th of November and 6:45am on Wednesday 27th of November. Somebody has broken into a vehicle and stolen items from inside.
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
Green Lane
in Boughton Monchelsea
Between 12:30pm on Saturday 23rd of November and 6:30am on Monday 25th of November. Somebody broke into a container, the owner has not provided a list of stolen items, if any.
Robson Chase
in Boughton Monchelsea
Between 7:00pm on Saturday 23rd of November and 11:59am on Sunday 24th of November. Somebody broke into a container and took various tools and equipment including Disk Cutters, Wacker Plates, Laser levels, Submersible pumps and more.
Boxley
Harvesters Way
in Boxley
On Saturday 23rd of November between 1:30am and 9:30am. Somebody broke into a residential property and took a handbag containing 2 sets of vehicle keys. Both vehicles were stolen. A Silver Ford Ranger 4X4 DIESEL GC19*** and a Grey Audi A3 GJ17***
The Hedgerow
in Boxley
Between 8:00pm on Sunday 24th of November and 9:00am on Monday 25th of November. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Bridge
Terrace Road
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 26th of November and 9:54am on Wednesday 27th of November. Somebody has attempted to break into a residential property, no access was gained. But person/s did break into the shed and have stolen various items.
Coxheath and Hunton
Dean Street
in East Farleigh
On Monday 25th of November between 10:00am and 6:30pm. A shed and a garage at a residential address have been broken into and items stolen.
Vicarage Lane
in East Farleigh
Between 12:01am on Monday 25th of November and 11:59pm on Tuesday 26th of November. Two tyres to a vehicle were found slashed.
Detling and Thurnham
Meadowdown
in Boxley
Between 10:30pm on Monday 25th of November and 5:46am on Tuesday 26th of November. Somebody has broken into a property and stolen two sets of keys and the vehicles that they belong to. The vehicles that were stolen were a silver Audi A3 GN16 *** and a Grey Mazda 6 GN18 ***.
Sittingbourne Road
in Detling
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 21st of November and 4:24am on Friday 22nd of November. Somebody stole diesel fuel from a vehicle parked up in the road overnight.
Detling Hill
in Thurnham
Between 4:30pm on Thursday 21st of November and 2:30am on Friday 22nd of November. Somebody stole the diesel fuel from a vehicle parked in the road overnight.
Detling Hill
in Thurnham
On Tuesday 26th of November between 12:01am and 6:00am. Somebody has stolen diesel from a vehicle while it was parked.
Detling Hill
in Thurnham
On Wednesday 27th of November between 12:01am and 4:57am. Somebody has removed fuel from a vehicle.
Downswood and Otham
Church Road
in Otham
On Friday 22nd of November between 7:00am and 6:00pm. A trailer has been stolen from a residential address.
East
Coral Park
On Sunday 24th of November between 12:01am and 3:12am. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Quarry Square
Between 12:01am on Thursday 21st of November and 7:32pm on Friday 22nd of November. Somebody has broken into a residential address and carried out a messy search. Awaiting confirmation if anything has been stolen.
Quarry Square
On Friday 22nd of November between 2:45pm and 6:45pm. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Fant
Farleigh Lane
Between 8:00pm on Friday 22nd of November and 7:45am on Saturday 23rd of November. Somebody smashed the windows of a vehicle parked in the road a stole tools from it.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Horwood Way
in Harrietsham
On Saturday 23rd of November between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Several rooms ransacked but nothing has been taken to the owner's knowledge.
St. Welcumes Way
in Harrietsham
On Sunday 24th of November around 10:10pm. Somebody has attempted to break into a property.
Headcorn
High Street
in Headcorn
Between 12:01am on Monday 21st of October and 1:07pm on Thursday 21st of November. A group of 12 people aged from 10-16 were seen taking rubbish and various other items from outside a premises and setting fire to it all further down the road.
Heath
Hermitage Lane
Between 5:00pm on Tuesday 26th of November and 5:00am on Wednesday 27th of November. Somebody has broken into new properties and stolen items from inside. At the moment no one was living in the properties.
High Street
Pudding Lane
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 26th of November and 5:30am on Wednesday 27th of November. A communal door to a building has been smashed.
Marden and Yalding
Yalding Hill
in Yalding
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 1st of October and 12:29pm on Friday 22nd of November. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole savings bonds, a ruby ring and a wedding ring.
Chantry Road
in Marden
Between 12:01am on Saturday 23rd of November and 6:30pm on Tuesday 26th of November. Several properties in the road have had damage caused to the windows due to objects hitting them.
North
Wordsworth Road
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 19th of November and 8:00am on Wednesday 20th of November. Pedal cycle stolen from a residential back garden overnight.
Dickens Road
On Sunday 24th of November around 6:20pm. Somebody broke a window of a residential property.
North Downs
Warren Street Road
in Otterden
On Monday 25th of November between 4:00pm and 10:30pm. Somebody has broken into a garden/field of a property and stolen various items.
Park Wood
Edmett Way
On Wednesday 27th of November around 12:00am. Somebody has attempted to gain access into a vehicle parked in the road.
Shepway North
Hampshire Drive
On Saturday 23rd of November between 12:00pm and 5:15pm. Somebody broke into a residential property and carried out a minimal search. Nothing appears to have been stolen.
Kings Reach
On Sunday 24th of November between 1:00pm and 1:15pm. A group of young people broke into the block of flats, smashing the glass on the entrance door, they were confronted and ran off. They later returned and threw stones at the first floor communal window, causing it to smash.
Shepway South
Hereford Road
On Saturday 23rd of November around 1:19pm. Damage has been caused to a hedge.
South
The Farrows
On Sunday 24th of November between 11:50am and 12:10pm. A food bin has been stolen.
Church Street
in Tovil
Between 4:00pm on Thursday 21st of November and 5:30am on Friday 22nd of November. Somebody stole machinery from a vehicle parked in the road.
Staplehurst
Lampard Close
in Staplehurst
On Saturday 23rd of November between 12:01am and 6:10pm. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Sutton Valence and Langley
South Bank
in Sutton Valence
On Thursday 21st of November between 5:00pm and 9:11pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole tools and machinery.