Issue 1624

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • Officers no longer appealing to locate missing New Romney man

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • Burglars left empty-handed after targeting Maidstone house
  • Witness appeal following assault in Tonbridge
  • Robbery in Maidstone shopping centre
  • Serious collision in Dartford
  • Thieves grab jewellery during Folkestone break-in
  • Appeal following theft of cash machine in Lenham
  • Did you witness Dover robbery?
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Swanley

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • Reveller jailed for attempted murder after driving a car into a Gravesend nightclub
  • Threats and violence has landed Dover man in jail
  • Young driver admitted dangerous driving in Ramsgate

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • Officers recover knives and make arrests as part of Operation Sceptre
  • Motorists asked to curb their speed as officers support week-long campaign

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • Delays after collision on M20 near Folkestone
  • London men arrested in Ashford on suspicion of drug supply
  • Officers charge two men with Gravesend burglary
  • Clampdown on off-road bikers near Snodland
  • Officers charge man following Chatham assault

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Tuesday 8th January

  • Recall: AC/DC Adaptor
  • Recall: Dell - Hybrid Power Adapters
  • Recall: Claire's - Squishy Keyrings
  • Recall: Yorkshire Provender - Moroccan Vegetable Tagine Soup

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Tuesday 8th January

  • ALERT - Fake TV Licensing emails

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Wednesday 9th January

  • ‘Know Your Score’ Backs A Dry January

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Wednesday 9th January

  • Continuing the biggest recruitment drive in Kent Police’s history

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • M20 crash between a van and HGV
  • Four people treated for smoke inhalation after fire in Wingham
  • Cottage fire in Ripple near Deal
  • Small chemical spill at premises in Ashford
  • Update on Haystack blaze in Eynsford

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • ALERT - Fake TV Licensing Emails

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Friday 11th January

  • Fake Thomas Cook Facebook Page Promises Free Holidays
  • Picture of Little Girl Ghost Caught on Deer Cam?
  • Fake-News Report Claims That Body Of Homeless Man Was Bob Marley

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Tuesday 8th January

  • Sogud Ltd recalls various gluten-free flapjack products as they contain undeclared gluten

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • Belfield recalls Ice King Strawberry Cones because of undeclared peanuts

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Your Tax Self-assessment Is Due On 31 January

5.5 million yet to file their tax returns with three weeks until the deadline

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


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Economy Energy Stops Trading Days After Being Banned From Taking On New Customers

Economy Energy customers - what you need to know

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


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Scam Alert: Fraudsters Impersonating The EuroMillions Winners Are Promising A Chunk Of The £115m Jackpot

Which? has confirmed that a Twitter account promising a slice of Frances and Patrick Connolly's windfall in return for followers is a scam

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


Sevenoaks and Swanley


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Chapel Wood
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 12:01am on Monday 3rd of December and 8:10am on Tuesday 4th of December. Both number plates were stolen from a Nissan Micra parked in the road.
Seal and Weald
Park Lane
in Seal
Between 12:00pm on Sunday 6th of January and 8:35am on Monday 7th of January. A container on the school grounds has been broken into. The doors were found open and there were tools and belongings missing from within.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Hitchen Hatch Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Tuesday 8th of January between 3:40pm and 5:33pm. A residential property was broken into.
Swanley St. Mary's
London Road
in Swanley
Between 5:00am on Saturday 17th of November and 12:29pm on Monday 19th of November. A door lock on a transit van has been punched through.
Swanley White Oak
Heath Close
in Swanley
Between 12:01am on Monday 31st of December and 6:30pm on Wednesday 2nd of January. A residential property was broken into. Various items have been stolen among them a was a laptop.
London Road
in Swanley
Between 11:00pm on Wednesday 9th of January and 6:00am on Thursday 10th of January. Person/s broke in and have attempted to break into the slot machines.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Wednesday 9th January

  • Tourism thrives in Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Borough Green and Long Mill
Plaxtol Lane
in Plaxtol
Between 11:00pm on Monday 7th of January and 7:00am on Tuesday 8th of January. A residential property was broken into.
Larkfield North
Thackeray Road
in East Malling And Larkfield
Between 11:20pm on Sunday 6th of January and 6:06am on Monday 7th of January. A residential property was broken into. A wallet and a handbag were stolen along with car keys for a blue Mercedes C200, KC66***, which was then stolen from outside.
Larkfield South
Malling Road
in East Malling And Larkfield
On Monday 3rd of December between 12:01am and 12:30am. AN HGV was broken into and items were stolen.
Medway
Morley Road
On Saturday 6th of January around 12:00am. A car parked on a sales forecourt was damaged apparently in an attempt to steal it.
Trench
Silverhurst Drive
Between 10:00pm on Sunday 6th of January and 2:00am on Monday 7th of January. A residential property was broken into. Car keys were stolen and used to take two cars, a Ford Cougar and an Audi RS3. Both were later recovered.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 11th January. Updated : Thursday 10th January

  • Paddock Wood Parish Poll 15 January 2019
  • Civic Medallion to be awarded to founder of The Forum
  • Refurbishment work in Crescent Road Car Park

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Grovehurst Lane
in Horsmonden
Between 10:00pm on Monday 3rd of December and 12:07pm on Tuesday 4th of December. Someone broke into a field and attempted to steal a digger.
St. James'
Rochdale Road
On Friday 7th of December around 11:24am. A bicycle was stolen.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Bearsted
Ragstone Road
in Bearsted
On Tuesday 8th of January between 6:00pm and 7:14pm. A residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Boxley
Wingrove Drive
in Boxley
On Friday 4th of January between 9:30pm and 10:00pm. A mountain bike was stolen.
East
Bedgebury Close
On Saturday 5th of January around 4:45pm. A residential property was broken into by three people. They were disturbed by the residents and ran off. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Bonnington Road
On Monday 7th of January between 4:00pm and 9:24pm. A residential property was broken into.
Hadlow Road
On Tuesday 8th of January between 4:30pm and 6:10pm. A residential property was broken into. Enquiries are ongoing.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Faversham Road
in Lenham
On Wednesday 9th of January around 2:08am. Wednesday 9th January unknown offenders committed a Ram Raid on the Co-op in Lenham. They stole the ATM.
Heath
Melford Drive
On Monday 7th of January around 12:00am. A shed at a residential property was broken into. An attempt was also made to break into the house. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Greenways
On Monday 7th of January between 7:00pm and 7:56pm. A residential property was broken into.
High Street
Mote Road
On Monday 3rd of December between 12:01am and 8:11pm. A gate's locks were damaged at a building site Nothing appears to have been taken.
Kingsley Road
On Tuesday 4th of December between 12:01am and 11:16am. A window was broken at a residential property.
Leeds
Ashford Road
in Broomfield And Kingswood
On Monday 7th of January between 3:30am and 4:00am. Two vehicles, a Jeep and a Mitsubishi Delica, parked in a field were damaged.
Marden and Yalding
Cascade Close
in Marden
On Sunday 30th of December between 3:00pm and 8:42pm. A VW Golf parked in the road was broken into and a handbag was stolen.
Shepway North
Denton Close
On Monday 7th of January between 7:30pm and 7:48pm. A residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.