Friday 28th August 2020

Issue 1795

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Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Thursday 27th August

  • Missing man from Dartford found safe and well
  • Tools stolen in Barham burglary
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Folkestone
  • Missing man from Canterbury is safely located
  • Investigation after rocks thrown from bridge in Sittingbourne
  • Stolen bikes discovered in Thanet
  • Appeal following shop burglary in Birchington
  • Sittingbourne teenager safely located
  • Witness appeal following Deal burglary
  • Missing teenager last seen in Cranbrook

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Thursday 27th August

  • A21 open after serious collision near Tunbridge Wells
  • Thanet sex offender jailed after officers find secret dark web laptop
  • Dartford drink driver who claimed fatally injured woman was feigning injury jailed
  • Two men charged following assault in Folkestone
  • Distraction burglar jailed for stealing from elderly residents in Broadstairs and Sandwich
  • New Ash Green burglar found sleeping in stolen car
  • Rochester cannabis cultivation dismantled
  • Drug supplier must give up house to repay illegal earnings
  • Two arrested in county lines drugs operation in Folkestone
  • Rochester man charged with multiple offences

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Thursday 27th August

  • Tractor alight in Lympne, near Hythe
  • Fire at Dartford Heath
  • House fire in Ashford
  • Fire at commercial premises in Ashford
  • Car fire on M2, near Sittingbourne

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Thursday 27th August

  • Safety scheme to resurface Ashford Waste Transfer Site starts next month
  • Back to school campaign launched to help young people and parents in Kent build resilience
  • Help For Kent Residents To Quit Smoking And Lower Drinking Levels
  • ‘Let’s Create’ packs ease lockdown pressures
  • Kent councils urge magistrates to take greater action on fly tippers
  • Funding for new electric vehicle charging points

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Wednesday 26th August

  • Pension savers claim over £30 million lost to scams as regulators urge footie fans to show scammers the red card

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Thursday 27th August

  • Recall: Holland & Barrett - Super Hair Food Supplement
  • Recall: Neptune - Chetham and Milton Lamps
  • Recall: Spar - Chicken and Prawn Paella

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Thursday 27th August

  • Greggs recalls frozen Steak Bakes (2 pack) because they may contain small pieces of plastic
  • Holland & Barrett recalls several of its products because of the possible presence of salmonella

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Wednesday 26th August

  • Holland & Barrett recalls Super Hair Food Supplement because of undeclared soya
  • Update: SPAR recalls Chicken and Prawn paella because of undeclared allergens

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Seven Car Seat Checks To Make Before Your Staycation Road Trip

Don't forget to carry out these checks if you're heading away in a car with your child for the bank holiday

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

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Fake, Illegal And Dangerous Products Sold On Wish.com

We uncovered a killer car seat, fake headphones and a fake smartphone for sale

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


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Tuesday 25th August

  • Kent councils urge magistrates to take greater action on fly tippers

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Upper Street South
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 1:00pm on Friday 21st of August and 12:28pm on Saturday 22nd of August. Somebody smashed the door mirror off of a vehicle parked in the road. Repair cost is approximately £200-300.
Meadow Lane
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 22nd of August and 10:00am on Sunday 23rd of August. Somebody stole both door mirrors from a vehicle parked in the road.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Victoria Drive
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 25th of March and 11:00am on Saturday 22nd of August. Opportunist theft of jewellery.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Blighs Walk
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 21st of August between 9:00pm and 10:35pm. An E-Scooter parked in a car park was stolen. Valued at £570.
Swanley White Oak
London Road
in Swanley
On Thursday 20th of August around 7:55pm. A bicycle was stolen from outside an Asda store.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Hortons Way
in Westerham
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 19th of August and 7:50am on Monday 24th of August. Somebody smashed a window of a vehicle parked in the road.
Ash Road
in Westerham
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 25th of August and 4:30pm on Wednesday 26th of August. Somebody has broken into a residential property and stolen a set of car keys and the vehicle they belong to.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ditton
Ditton Place
in Ditton
On Sunday 23rd of August around 9:35am. A Suzuki 'Rock Star' '7' RMZ off road motorbike was stolen from the petrol station.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Carpenters Lane
in Hadlow
On Monday 24th of August between 2:00pm and 10:30pm. A vehicle parked in the road was found with its tyres slashed.
Larkfield North
Lunsford Park
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Sunday 23rd of August between 6:00am and 1:00pm. Somebody scratched a vehicle parked in a car park.
Larkfield South
Woodpecker Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Saturday 22nd of August around 8:30am. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Plover Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 12:01am on Saturday 22nd of August and 11:59pm on Sunday 23rd of August. Somebody scratched a vehicle parked in the road.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Pout Road
in Snodland
Between 8:00pm on Sunday 23rd of August and 9:00am on Monday 24th of August. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. A pedal cycle and an axe were taken.
Wateringbury
Canon Lane
in Wateringbury
On Thursday 20th of August between 6:00am and 11:00am. A red Direct Bikes GN17*** moped parked in a car park was stolen.
Tonbridge Road
in Wateringbury
On Thursday 20th of August between 12:01am and 5:50pm. A grey Yamaha EG16*** motorcycle parked in a car park was stolen.
West Malling and Leybourne
Police Station Road
in West Malling
On Sunday 23rd of August between 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road. A coat, purse and bank cards were taken.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Angley Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Saturday 22nd of August between 4:30pm and 5:05pm. Somebody smashed a window of a vehicle parked in the road. A bag was stolen.
Green Lane
in Benenden
Between 8:00pm on Friday 21st of August and 7:00pm on Saturday 22nd of August. Somebody broke into a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Broadwater
Castle Road
Between 12:01am on Sunday 9th of August and 2:49pm on Sunday 23rd of August. Somebody slashed the tyres of a vehicle parked in the road and dented the drivers door.
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Frittenden Road
in Frittenden
On Monday 24th of August around 6:50am. Somebody broke into a business premises. A van key, tools and fishing items have been stolen.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Homestead Cottages
in Goudhurst
On Sunday 23rd of August around 12:00am. Somebody broke into 3 containers at a business premises. They attempted to break into a fourth. The Police are waiting for a list of stolen items.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Slip Mill Lane
in Hawkhurst
On Saturday 22nd of August around 10:00am. Somebody smashed 2 windows of a vehicle parked in the road. This is a repeat crime. Cost of damage approximately £300.
Southborough and High Brooms
Kibbles Lane
in Southborough
On Wednesday 19th of August between 12:50am and 1:04am. Somebody attempted to break into a residential property.


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 28th August. Updated : Thursday 27th August

  • Boughton Monchelsea Neighbourhood Development Plan consultation
  • Maidstone welcomes new M&S store

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Barming
Barham Court
in Teston
On Saturday 22nd of August around 10:46pm. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
Wierton Hill
in Boughton Monchelsea
Between 6:30pm on Wednesday 19th of August and 8:30am on Thursday 20th of August. A white Land Rover Range Rover Sport J800*** parked in the road was stolen.
Bridge
St. Peters Street
Between 12:01am on Monday 24th of August and 8:50am on Tuesday 25th of August. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
East
Northfleet Close
Between 12:01am on Friday 7th of August and 2:07pm on Friday 21st of August. Somebody attempted to break into a garage at a residential property.
Well Road
Between 12:00pm on Monday 24th of August and 8:21am on Tuesday 25th of August. Somebody has broken into a garage at a residential property and stolen a motorbike that was inside.
High Street
Knightrider Street
On Sunday 23rd of August between 2:30am and 12:00pm. Somebody stole a mobile phone from a vehicle parked in the road.
Week Street
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 19th of August and 5:20pm on Thursday 20th of August. Somebody attempted to break into a business premises.
Park Wood
Bell Shaw
Between 9:00pm on Friday 21st of August and 9:00am on Saturday 22nd of August. Somebody smashed a window of a vehicle parked in the road. A bottle of aftershave was taken.
Shepway North
Northumberland Road
On Sunday 23rd of August between 12:30am and 6:00am. Somebody smashed a window of a vehicle parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Oxford Gardens
On Friday 21st of August between 4:00pm and 10:00pm. Somebody attempted to break into a vehicle parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken but the door has been extensively damaged and will not close.
Cumberland Avenue
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 12th of August and 8:30pm on Saturday 22nd of August. Somebody stole a boxed swimming pool and electric bike from a vehicle parked in the road.
Gloucester Road
On Sunday 23rd of August between 2:00am and 2:12am. Somebody has attempted to break into a residential property, no access was gained.
Shepway South
Westmorland Road
Between 12:01am on Saturday 1st of August and 1:54pm on Thursday 20th of August. Somebody has attempted to break into a residential property. No access was gained.