Friday 12th August 2022

Issue 1999

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Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Thursday 11th August

  • Two people die and child seriously injured after Ramsgate collision
  • Serious collision in Thanet
  • Man assaulted whilst leaving music event in Maidstone
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Ramsgate.

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Wednesday 10th August

Daniel Chambers is wanted in connection with a recall to prison.

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Thursday 11th August

  • Suspect charged after pensioners burgled in west Kent
  • Suspect in court following Sevenoaks disturbance
  • Positive results for Rural Task Force in July
  • Best Bar None safety scheme launched in Sevenoaks
  • Three arrested after police intercept suspected fraud in Thanet
  • Murder conviction follows guilty plea in Folkestone investigation
  • Hadlow search tackles drug importation
  • Public urged to be vigilant following courier frauds in east Kent
  • Suspect charged within 24 hours of Margate burglary report
  • Businesses join Medway safety initiative during community event

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Tuesday 9th August

  • Vulnerable residents warned as heatwave approaches

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Wednesday 10th August

  • KFRS issues heatwave safety warning

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Thursday 11th August

  • Field fire in Little Chart, Ashford
  • Grass fire in Platts Heath, Maidstone
  • Field fire in Appledore, Ashford
  • Field fire on Burnt House Lane in Dartford
  • Update: Grass fire on the Lydd Ranges, Romney Marsh

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Thursday 11th August

  • Stay safe and be prepared as another heatwave hits Kent

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Thursday 11th August

  • Recall: Linda McCartney - 2 Vegetarian 1/4lb Burgers
  • Recall: Luke 1977 - Junior Hoodies
  • Safety Report: i-Link Smart Lamp with Speaker Ceiling Light
  • Safety Report: Unbranded Foot Massager KLS-0026
  • Recall: 5-in-1 Hot Air Styler (sold via The Range)
  • Safety Report: Unbranded Lithium Electric Tool

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Thursday 11th August

  • Linda McCartney recalls Linda McCartney 2 vegetarian 1/4lb burgers because of undeclared milk

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Which? Shorts Podcast: Undercover With The Review Fakers

We reveal how the issue of fake reviews is driven by an industry of underground review brokers

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Do I Need To Use A Child Car Seat In An Uber?

Make sure you're not breaking the law when you bag that cab.

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7 Pension Scams To Watch Out For

The cost of living crisis could leave more savers at risk as fraudsters target pension pots

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Shoppers Struggle To Get Promised Vouchers From Flash Rewards Ads, Which? Warns

Ads appearing on social media invite you to claim a voucher which could cost you time, money - and your personal data

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Aldi Recalls Adventuridge Portable Hammock With Stand

Risk of the seam splitting has prompted an urgent safety recall

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Delivery Text Scammers Could Then Pose As Your Bank

Beware phone calls from 'your bank' after receiving fake texts

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Scam Alert: Watch Out For This Fake Emirates Holiday WhatsApp Giveaway

This tempting offer invites you to click on a dodgy link to win a holiday. Find out what it looks like and how to report it

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Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Tuesday 9th August

  • Council awarded chewing gum clean-up grant

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Cowden and Hever
Hever Road
in Hever
Between 23:00 on Tuesday 2nd of August and 09:00 on Wednesday 3rd of August. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit, PK62***, from a hotel car park.
Crime Report No. 46/154438/22
Edenbridge North and East
Station Road
in Edenbridge
On Thursday 4th of August around 14:53. Somebody tried to steal fuel from a petrol station. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/152950/22
Hole Lane
in Edenbridge
Between 12:00 on Sunday 7th of August and 12:00 on Monday 8th of August. Somebody in a transit van fly tipped rubbish on private land.
Crime Report No. 46/155289/22
Plough Walk
in Edenbridge
On Monday 8th of August between 09:00 and 17:00. Somebody stole personal items from a trolley in a post office.
Crime Report No. 46/155342/22
Edenbridge South and West
Mill Hill
in Edenbridge
Between Friday 29th of July and Saturday 6th of August. Somebody stole a caravan from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/153881/22
High Street
in Edenbridge
On Monday 8th of August between 14:00 and 15:16. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/155536/22
High Street
in Edenbridge
On Monday 8th of August around 19:41. Somebody fired a ball bearing at a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/154378/22
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Tilmans Mead
in Farningham
Between 08:00 on Sunday 24th of July and 16:00 on Sunday 31st of July. Somebody tried to break into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/155052/22
Eynsford Road
in Farningham
On Saturday 6th of August. Somebody stole a green garden waste wheelie bin.
Crime Report No. 46/154618/22
High Street
in Farningham
On Saturday 6th of August around 03:00. Somebody damaged shop windows.
Crime Report No. 46/155216/22
The Street
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Sunday 7th of August around 19:37. Somebody smashed a glass at a pub.
Crime Report No. 46/154022/22
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Wellfield
in Hartley
On Sunday 7th of August between 15:40 and 16:00. Somebody stole items from a public building.
Crime Report No. 46/153105/22
Kemsing
Honey Pot Lane
in Kemsing
Between 17:00 on Monday 8th of August and 10:30 on Tuesday 9th of August. Somebody broke into a commercial yard and tried to break into a workshop and a container. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Crime Report No. 46/155176/22
Otford and Shoreham
Old Otford Road
in Otford
On Monday 8th of August between 08:30 and 20:30. Somebody stole both number plates from a Peugeot 107 parked in a car park.
Crime Report No. 46/155563/22
Rye Lane
in Otford
On Wednesday 10th of August between 04:15 and 04:45. Somebody tried to break into a Range Rover parked on a driveway.
Crime Report No. 46/155388/22
Sevenoaks Eastern
Bayham Road
in Sevenoaks
On Monday 8th of August between 13:30 and 13:45. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/155584/22
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
The Drive
in Sevenoaks
Between 00:01 on Friday 5th of August and 11:20 on Saturday 6th of August. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole some keys.
Crime Report No. 46/154485/22
London Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 5th of August between 00:50 and 01:08. Somebody tried to steal items from a charity shop.
Crime Report No. 46/153809/22
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 5th of August around 10:35. Somebody stole the charity box from a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/153715/22
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
A20 Swanley By-pass
in Swanley
On Thursday 14th of July around 00:10. Somebody stole a black Nissan Juke Tekna, YN13***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/154037/22
High Street
in Swanley
On Saturday 6th of August around 23:30. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/152626/22
Swanley White Oak
Pear Tree Close
in Swanley
Between 17:15 on Friday 29th of July and 07:00 on Monday 1st of August. Somebody broke into a residential property under construction and stole cables and pipes.
Crime Report No. 46/152923/22
Archer Way
in Swanley
Between 00:01 on Friday 5th of August and 19:30 on Sunday 7th of August. Somebody smashed a window of a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/154642/22
Sycamore Drive
in Swanley
Between 15:00 on Saturday 6th of August and 13:00 on Sunday 7th of August. Somebody stole a key from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/155268/22
Wisteria Gardens
in Swanley
On Sunday 7th of August between 01:10 and 01:40. Three men stole the catalytic converter from a Honda Civic parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/154483/22
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Croydon Road
in Westerham
On Monday 8th of August around 16:30. Somebody broke the wing mirror of a Ford Ka parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/154832/22


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Borough Green and Long Mill
Sevenoaks Road
in Borough Green
On Friday 5th of August around 13:04. Somebody stole a phone from a workplace.
Crime Report No. 46/153791/22
Downs and Mereworth
Teston Road
in Offham
On Monday 8th of August around 06:44. Somebody broke into a field and let two hoses out into the road. They stole a trailer and a large water container.
Crime Report No. 46/154607/22
Park Road
in Addington
On Sunday 7th of August around 22:57. Somebody tried to break into a container at a village hall. They damaged the door locks.
Crime Report No. 46/153708/22
Hadlow and East Peckham
Snoll Hatch Road
in East Peckham
On Sunday 7th of August between 09:30 and 17:00. Somebody stole a grey Land Rover Defender 90, K700***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/153733/22
Judd
High Street
On Saturday 6th of August around 17:36. Somebody damaged a sign outside a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/152931/22
Clare Avenue
On Monday 8th of August around 20:17. Somebody fired a ball bearing at a window of a residential property but it did not damage anything.
Crime Report No. 46/154862/22
Medway
High Street
On Friday 5th of August around 16:45. Somebody stole a purse left on the counter of a shop and used the bank card.
Crime Report No. 46/153904/22
Snodland East and Ham Hill
High Street
in Snodland
On Wednesday 3rd of August around 16:52. Somebody tried to damage a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/153049/22
High Street
in Snodland
On Monday 8th of August around 18:47. Somebody damaged the front door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/154498/22
High Street
in Snodland
On Tuesday 9th of August around 12:19. Somebody kicked and threw stones at a residential door.
Crime Report No. 46/155270/22
Saltings Road
in Snodland
On Tuesday 9th of August around 20:00. A young person stole a radio from a police officer.
Crime Report No. 46/155229/22
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Alisander Close
in Snodland
On Friday 5th of August around 18:05. A group of young people damaged the wooden fencing to the play park.
Crime Report No. 46/154509/22
Malling Road
in Snodland
On Wednesday 10th of August around 16:18. Somebody damaged a bus stop.
Crime Report No. 46/155603/22


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Thursday 11th August

  • New outdoor gym in Dunorlan Park, Royal Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Broadwater
The Goodwins
On Saturday 6th of August around 20:16. Somebody damaged the fence of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/154122/22
Underwood Rise
On Monday 8th of August between 10:30 and 13:25. Somebody damaged the communal door of a block of flats.
Crime Report No. 46/155141/22
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Starvenden Lane
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Sunday 7th of August. Somebody broke into sheds at a building site and stole tools, garden equipment and scrap metal.
Crime Report No. 46/152649/22
Cranbrook Road
in Frittenden
On Tuesday 9th of August. Somebody broke into a pub.
Crime Report No. 46/155458/22
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Rye Road
in Hawkhurst
On Saturday 6th of August around 19:05. Somebody broke into a residential property and tried to take a phone. They were interrupted by someone. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/152907/22
Paddock Wood East
The Ridings
in Paddock Wood
On Thursday 4th of August between 15:00 and 20:00. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/154449/22
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Vale Road
Between 15:30 on Saturday 6th of August and 12:30 on Sunday 7th of August. Somebody smashed the window of a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/153885/22
Park
Camden Road
On Tuesday 19th of July. Two women tried to steal a bag from a shopper and ripped it.
Crime Report No. 46/154791/22
Hawkenbury Road
Between 00:01 on Saturday 23rd of July and 12:00 on Sunday 7th of August. Somebody slashed the front tyres of a Nissan Qashqai parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/154520/22
Rusthall
Lower Green Road
in Rusthall
On Thursday 4th of August between 10:50 and 11:15. Somebody stole metal items from a farm. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/152847/22
Rusthall Road
in Rusthall
On Sunday 7th of August around 02:35. Somebody damaged the front door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/154406/22
Sherwood
The Avenue
On Saturday 6th of August between 15:50 and 16:05. Somebody damaged the outside of a school.
Crime Report No. 46/153696/22
Southborough and High Brooms
Colebrook Road
in Southborough
On Saturday 6th of August between 19:00 and 19:30. Somebody stole a mobile phone.
Crime Report No. 46/154465/22
Southborough North
Pinewood Gardens
in Southborough
On Friday 10th of June between 00:01 and 06:00. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole tools.
Crime Report No. 46/154582/22
St. John's
Stephens Road
Between 09:00 on Saturday 5th of March and 22:30 on Thursday 4th of August. Somebody stole a wheelie bin.
Crime Report No. 46/152910/22


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 12th August. Updated : Wednesday 10th August

  • Maidstone Borough in Bloom winners
  • MBC working with residents to improve Op Brock

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Bearsted
Ashford Road
in Bearsted
Between 20:30 on Sunday 7th of August and 07:00 on Monday 8th of August. Somebody stole a black Range Rover, AE18***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/155144/22
Boxley
Chatham Road
in Boxley
Between 00:01 on Sunday 7th of August and 00:01 on Monday 8th of August. Somebody stole a golf buggy from a golf club.
Crime Report No. 46/155261/22
Bridge
St. Peters Street
On Monday 8th of August around 16:02. Somebody threw stones at a boat sailing past.
Crime Report No. 46/155311/22
St. Peters Street
On Tuesday 9th of August around 11:00. Somebody stole a mobile phone from a shopper in a store.
Crime Report No. 46/155479/22
Downswood and Otham
Holly Farm Road
in Otham
On Tuesday 2nd of August between 10:45 and 13:00. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole some jewellery.
Crime Report No. 46/154375/22
East
Week Street
On Sunday 7th of August around 21:10. Somebody damaged the windows of a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/154091/22
Fant
The Broadway
Between 00:01 on Saturday 6th of August and 23:59 on Tuesday 9th of August. Somebody stole a mobility scooter from a car park.
Crime Report No. 46/155383/22
Harrietsham and Lenham
High Street
in Lenham
On Saturday 6th of August around 22:40. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/152678/22
Headcorn
High Street
in Headcorn
On Wednesday 3rd of August between 12:50 and 13:15. Somebody stole a purse from its owner in a public car park.
Crime Report No. 46/153032/22
High Street
in Headcorn
On Sunday 7th of August between 00:01 and 18:38. Somebody smashed a window at a pub.
Crime Report No. 46/153154/22
Lancaster Road
in Headcorn
Between 17:00 on Sunday 7th of August and 08:00 on Monday 8th of August. Somebody stole keys from a door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/155318/22
Heath
Greenway
On Saturday 6th of August around 10:26. Somebody stole shears from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/153870/22
High Street
Bank Street
On Saturday 30th of July between 02:00 and 07:34. Somebody stole a bank card from its owner while they slept in the street.
Crime Report No. 46/153873/22
Week Street
On Monday 1st of August. Somebody stole a mobile phone from a customer of a pub.
Crime Report No. 46/154663/22
St. Faiths Street
On Monday 8th of August around 11:05. Somebody broke into a Peugeot Partner parked in the road and stole a wallet. They used the bank card to buy a train ticket.
Crime Report No. 46/154501/22
Fremlin Walk
On Tuesday 9th of August between 12:50 and 13:30. Somebody stole a bag from a shopper in a store.
Crime Report No. 46/155545/22
Loose
Old Loose Close
in Loose
Between 18:00 on Monday 8th of August and 08:00 on Tuesday 9th of August. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Honda CRX parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/155233/22
Old Loose Hill
in Loose
Between 20:00 on Monday 8th of August and 14:53 on Tuesday 9th of August. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Mercedes CLK 200 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/155402/22
Marden and Yalding
Yalding Hill
in Yalding
Between 20:00 on Friday 5th of August and 14:00 on Saturday 6th of August. Somebody stole a white Ford Ranger 4X4, BP67***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/153718/22
North
Gibraltar Lane
Between 18:00 on Monday 8th of August and 15:00 on Tuesday 9th of August. Somebody stole both number plates from a Volkswagen Golf parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/155508/22
North Downs
Mattison Place
in Wormshill
Between 10:00 on Sunday 7th of August and 09:15 on Monday 8th of August. Somebody smashed a window of a Renault parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/155451/22
South
Redstart Avenue
On Friday 5th of August around 10:28. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/153794/22
Norrington Road
On Sunday 7th of August around 16:15. Somebody damaged a vehicle stopped in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/153948/22
Anglesey Avenue
On Monday 8th of August between 21:30 and 21:45. Two men stole the catalytic converter from a Mazda MX-5 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/155317/22
Cripple Street
in Tovil
On Thursday 4th of August between 09:00 and 19:00. Somebody stole ornaments from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/154786/22
Sutton Valence and Langley
Heath Road
in Langley
On Saturday 6th of August between 18:50 and 19:15. Somebody stole cash from a vulnerable person.
Crime Report No. 46/154006/22