Issue 1632

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Friday 8th February

  • Rogue traders reported in Thanet
  • Fatal collision on M25
  • Vehicle seized after cash machine damaged in Ashford store
  • Witnesses sought following a collision on Ramsgate seafront
  • Life-saving equipment stolen from Lydd
  • Robbery at Farningham petrol garage
  • JCB part and hand tools stolen from Bethersden
  • Detectives investigate car key burglaries in Ashford and Old Romney
  • Witness appeal after aggravated burglary in Canterbury

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Thursday 7th February

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Thursday 7th February

  • Arrest over Swanley armed robbery
  • £100,000 seized by officers in Dover
  • Two burglary suspects arrested in Gravesend
  • Haul of suspected stolen property seized following Snodland arrest
  • Cars seized at Folkestone service station
  • Three arrested on suspicion of rape
  • Cannabis factory discovered in Dover

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Thursday 7th February

  • Recall: The Village Bakery Markethill - various bakery products (update)
  • Recall: Animagic - My First Puppy

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Thursday 7th February

  • School children dip into Kent Year of Green Action
  • Kent young person speaks at HeadStart parliamentary event on mental health
  • Kent teenagers launch podcast for ‘Time To Talk’ Day
  • Satisfaction at Kent’s household waste sites at 99%
  • Repair and improvement programme for Kent’s footpaths
  • KCC introduces new bus feedback scheme 
  • KCC to plant trees in Brazil every time it prints

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Thursday 7th February

  • PCC's plan for 180 additional police officers is unanimously approved

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Tuesday 5th February

  • Ramsgate's new fire station officially opens

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Tuesday 5th February

  • Small fire at fish and chip shop
  • Update - Sutton Valence barn fire

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Wednesday 6th February

  • ALERT - Cash Machine Criminals

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Wednesday 6th February

  • New FCA warning about investment scams
  • Young people struggle with permission to share online

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Wednesday 6th February

  • Two Silly ‘Forward to Save Your Account’ WhatsApp Hoaxes Combined

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Wednesday 6th February

  • The Village Bakery Markethill recalls various own-branded bakery products because of incorrect allergen labelling

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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 Tuesday 8th of January and 11:52am on Tuesday 5th of February. A window was damaged at a residential property apparently in an attempt to break in.
Penenden
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Monday 14th of January between 6:30pm and 9:00pm. A van was broken into and multiple items taken.
Cowden and Hever
High Street
in Cowden
On Friday 11th of January between 12:01am and 12:33am. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Green Court Road
in Crockenhill
Between 6:00pm on Saturday 2nd of February and 7:29am on Sunday 3rd of February. A residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Edenbridge North and East
Hilders Lane
in Edenbridge
On Saturday 2nd of February between 12:00pm and 5:41pm. Damage has been caused to a property.
High Street
in Edenbridge
Between 5:00pm on Saturday 2nd of February and 7:30am on Monday 4th of February. A residential property was broken into and a wacker plate was stolen.
Eynsford
Lullingstone Lane
in Eynsford
Between 6:00pm on Friday 11th of January and 1:20pm on Saturday 12th of January. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Castle Road
in Eynsford
Between 5:00pm on Sunday 13th of January and 7:00am on Monday 14th of January. A vehicle has driven into fence and metal gate, causing damage.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Hever Road
in West Kingsdown
On Saturday 2nd of February between 2:10pm and 2:47pm. Person/s removed cigarettes from behind a counter and then left without paying for them.
Hextable
Lower Road
in Hextable
On Sunday 3rd of February around 9:05pm. A stables were broken into. The intruders were disturbed by a resident and ran off. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Powder Mill Lane
in Leigh
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 11:00am on Wednesday 6th of February. A heating flue has been stolen from a tank and the garage has been broken into where a mower has been taken. The garage is not connected to the main dwelling.
Moorden Lane
in Chiddingstone Causeway
On Monday 14th of January between 10:15am and 2:15pm. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Solefields Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 11th of January between 12:01am and 12:41pm. A secured vehicle has been broken into.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
High Firs
in Swanley
On Saturday 2nd of February between 3:00pm and 11:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Various items have been stolen including jewellery.
Swanley White Oak
Alexandra Close
in Swanley
On Sunday 3rd of February around 3:57pm. A residential property was broken into.
Wisteria Gardens
in Swanley
Between 4:45pm on Wednesday 9th of January and 4:00am on Thursday 10th of January. Items were stolen from a trailer.
London Road
in Swanley
On Thursday 10th of January between 12:01am and 8:06pm. A van has been broken into whilst parked in a car park. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Asda Walk
in Swanley
On Saturday 12th of January around 9:50pm. Someone entered the staff area of a supermarket and attempted to steal two televisions. They were stopped by staff and left.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Goodley Stock Road
in Westerham
Between 11:00am on Thursday 31st of January and 10:28am on Friday 1st of February. A shed at a residential property was broken into.
High Street
in Westerham
Between 3:00pm on Tuesday 15th of January and 8:38am on Wednesday 16th of January. A cage and dropside gates on his transit tipper had been chopped off and removed from the vehicle.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Friday 8th February. Updated : Wednesday 6th February

  • Tonbridge Dog Show raises funds for Dementia Charity
  • Community project sees student planting flourish

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Cage Green
Thorpe Avenue
On Friday 11th of January between 9:20am and 12:00pm. A washing machine was left on a driveway to be repaired and it has since been stolen.
Downs and Mereworth
Church Lane
in Trottiscliffe
Between 12:01am on Monday 14th of January and 4:03pm on Tuesday 15th of January. A barn has been broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
East Malling
High Street
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 10th of January and 4:28pm on Friday 11th of January. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Church Lane
in East Peckham
Between 7:00pm on Friday 1st of February and 1:00pm on Sunday 3rd of February. A Citroen Van has been broken into. Nothing was kept inside the van and therefore nothing has been taken.
Higham
Higham Lane
Between 5:00pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 10:43am on Wednesday 6th of February. A garden shed has been broken into and a ride on lawn mower was stolen from within.
Hildenborough
Bramble Close
in Hildenborough
On Tuesday 5th of February between 2:50pm and 6:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Jewellery and other items were stolen.
Mill Lane
in Hildenborough
Between 9:00pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 11:17am on Wednesday 6th of February. Garages at a property have been broken in to, tools are believed to have been stolen.
Kings Hill
Anisa Close
in Kings Hill
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 12th of January and 10:00am on Sunday 13th of January. Tyres were slashed on a vehicle parked in the road.
Jubilee Way
in Kings Hill
Between 6:00pm on Sunday 13th of January and 7:30am on Monday 14th of January. A fence panel has been pushed down causing damage to the fence and a customers car.
Larkfield South
Plover Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Sunday 3rd of February around 6:43pm. Tiles have been removed from a roof without permission.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Malling Road
in Snodland
On Sunday 13th of January around 12:00am. Windows were smashed on a BMW 118 parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Annie Road
in Snodland
Between 6:45pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 8:30am on Wednesday 6th of February. A van has been broken into and numerous tools stolen.
Annie Road
in Snodland
Between 6:45pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 8:30am on Wednesday 6th of February. A van has been broken into a tools were stolen from inside.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Malling Road
in Snodland
On Sunday 13th of January between 8:00pm and 8:15pm. A lump of concrete was thrown onto the roof of a residential property causing damage to tiles.
Covey Hall Road
in Snodland
On Tuesday 15th of January around 7:02am. A brick has been thrown through top floor window.
West Malling and Leybourne
Little Oxley
in Leybourne
On Saturday 2nd of February between 11:45am and 9:35pm. A Ford Transit has been broken into.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Rectory Lane
in Ightham
On Thursday 31st of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A site office at a building site was broken into. Nothing was stolen. On the next day the office was broken into again and a battery charger was stolen

Tunbridge Wells


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Broadwater
Summervale Road
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 22nd of January and 5:23pm on Sunday 3rd of February. A package has been stolen.
Major Yorks Road
On Sunday 13th of January between 12:01am and 11:28am. The wheels were stolen from a vehicle parked in a car park.
Culverden
William Street
Between 12:01am on Thursday 17th of January and 6:00pm on Saturday 19th of January. A vehicle has been taken without consent.
Paddock Wood East
Commercial Road
in Paddock Wood
On Sunday 3rd of February between 3:45pm and 4:30pm. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed and a wing mirror knocked off.
Park
Crescent Road
On Saturday 12th of January around 7:02pm. A bicycle has been stolen from outside a property.
Westbrook Terrace
Between 12:01am on Sunday 16th of December and 10:01am on Wednesday 16th of January. Entry has been gained to a Black L200 Truck, a set of golf clubs has been stolen from the rear of the vehicle.
Pembury
Hastings Road
in Pembury
On Friday 1st of February between 12:01am and 5:39pm. Person/s have broken into a barn and stole a quad bike.
Sherwood
Greggs Wood Road
On Tuesday 29th of January between 4:45pm and 11:00pm. A property had been broken into through a window and several times stolen.
Southborough and High Brooms
Yew Tree Road
in Southborough
On Saturday 2nd of February between 2:46pm and 6:10pm. A residential property was broken into.
Ladys Gift Road
in Southborough
On Tuesday 5th of February between 4:30pm and 7:30pm. A front door of a property had been smashed and access gained. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
St. John
Queens Road
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 1st of January and 11:59pm on Friday 1st of February. Damage was caused to a vehicle whilst it was parked on a residential driveway.
Upper Grosvenor Road
Between 9:30pm on Monday 14th of January and 9:00am on Tuesday 15th of January. Tyre on the rear of their jeep - GU53 *** - has been stolen overnight.
St. John's
Upper Grosvenor Road
On Saturday 2nd of February between 7:15pm and 11:30pm. A vehicle parked in the road was found with damage to the front bumper and to the drivers side mirror.
Upper Grosvenor Road
On Wednesday 16th of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Fordingbridge Close
On Friday 1st of February between 5:45pm and 7:08pm. A residential property was broken into and jewellery was stolen.
Kilndown Close
On Wednesday 30th of January between 5:45pm and 7:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Fordingbridge Close
On Wednesday 23rd of January around 12:00am. While an owner of a property was away a conservatory door was smashed and access gained.
Boxley
Badger Road
in Boxley
Between 12:00am on Sunday 27th of January and 12:00am on Saturday 2nd of February. A residential property was broken into.
Bridge
St. Peters Street
Between 11:07pm on Sunday 3rd of February and 10:43am on Monday 4th of February. Person/s attempted kick in a door to gain access. This caused a crack to the bottom glass panel of the door.
Coxheath and Hunton
Burston Road
in Coxheath
On Thursday 10th of January between 3:00pm and 3:51pm. An owner of a vehicle opened their door to see someone attempting to gain access.
Stockett Lane
in Coxheath
Between 1:00pm on Saturday 12th of January and 7:40am on Monday 14th of January. approximately 6-8 sq metres of lead was stolen from the windows of a building undergoing building work.
Forstal Lane
in Coxheath
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 8:09am on Wednesday 6th of February. A body of an excavator has been stolen.
East
Brewer Street
On Monday 14th of January between 12:01am and 8:09am. Someone cut the wiring on a motorbike parked in a car park.
Fant
Tonbridge Road
On Saturday 2nd of February between 6:33pm and 7:58pm. Person/s attempted to gain access into a stock room. No access was gained and nothing taken.
The Broadway
On Monday 14th of January between 7:55pm and 8:25pm. Graffiti has been sprayed onto the floor of a car park.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Lenham Road
in Lenham
On Saturday 12th of January between 12:01am and 7:05pm. An Audi A1 parked in the road was damaged.
Headcorn
Kings Road
in Headcorn
On Sunday 3rd of February between 9:00pm and 9:39pm. Fencing has been damaged at a residential property.
Heath
Greenways
Between 9:00pm on Thursday 10th of January and 11:22am on Friday 11th of January. Person/s have kicked open the locked side gate to gain entry into the garden. Damage has been caused to one of the panels, nothing stolen from the garden.
Hermitage Lane
On Sunday 13th of January between 6:45am and 8:00pm. A mountain bike was stolen from where it was secured in a bike shed.
Hermitage Lane
On Wednesday 6th of February around 1:05am. A building has been broken into. Enquiries are ongoing.
Springwood Road
Between 1:00am on Thursday 3rd of January and 11:00pm on Monday 7th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into and various items stolen.
High Street
College Avenue
On Monday 19th of November around 12:00am. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Week Street
On Monday 4th of February around 12:00am. Person/s have forced entry into premises by kicking front door through. Various items haven been stolen.
High Street
On Wednesday 30th of January between 6:00pm and 11:59pm. Person/s have entered a property and stolen items from within.
Upper Stone Street
Between 9:00pm on Thursday 10th of January and 1:41am on Friday 11th of January. A van has been damaged overnight. The side window has been smashed, the bonnet removed and the bumper unattached.
Mill Street
On Friday 21st of December around 8:36pm. Access gates have been found damaged.
Basing Close
Between 12:01am on Thursday 13th of December and 1:24am on Sunday 13th of January. Someone put glue into a door lock at a residential property.
Leeds
Chartway Street
in Broomfield and Kingswood
On Friday 1st of February between 3:00am and 10:32am. A break in occurred in a workshop triggering the alarm. Entry was gained but nothing has been reported stolen.
North
Sandling Road
On Thursday 17th of January between 12:01am and 12:21am. A door to a property has been found kicked in.
Granville Road
Between 11:00pm on Monday 14th of January and 12:30am on Tuesday 15th of January. A motor vehicle has been broken into, windhow has been smashed and the whole of the front end of the vehicle has been taken including a steering wheel airbags, headlights, radiator and air-con.
Egerton Road
Between 12:01am on Sunday 23rd of December and 11:59pm on Wednesday 2nd of January. Person/s have attempted to break into a property.
North Downs
The Street
in Wormshill
Between 9:00pm on Friday 1st of February and 11:20am on Sunday 3rd of February. Person/s have caused damage to a padlocked gate while trying to gain access.
M20
in Hollingbourne
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 5:00am on Wednesday 6th of February. Damage has been caused to a vehicle.
Shepway North
Kendal Place
On Saturday 12th of January around 12:01am. A Peugot saloon parked in the road was covered in footprints and one wing mirror was smashed.
Cumberland Avenue
On Friday 1st of February around 9:41pm. A window was smashed at a residential property.
Cumberland Avenue
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 5th of February and 1:00am on Wednesday 6th of February. A building was found unsecure. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Willow Way
On Wednesday 16th of January between 12:01am and 12:53am. Person/s have broken in, used the facilities and broken a piece of equipment.
Shepway South
Sutton Heights
On Saturday 12th of January around 2:19am. Someone has thrown a rock at IP window, causing it to completely smash.
Echo Close
On Sunday 13th of January between 1:00pm and 1:32pm. The wheel dust caps were stolen from a Hyundai saloon parked in the road.
Northumberland Road
On Tuesday 15th of January between 5:15pm and 6:16pm. A door to a property was found damaged.
Staplehurst
Headcorn Road
in Staplehurst
On Thursday 10th of January between 7:00am and 10:00pm. A Wing mirror has been broken off and stolen from vehicle
Church Green
in Staplehurst
Between 6:00pm on Friday 11th of January and 11:04am on Saturday 12th of January. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Five Oak Lane
in Staplehurst
Between 5:00pm on Friday 11th of January and 8:00am on Monday 14th of January. Person/s have taken diesel and batteries from a digger.
Maidstone Road
in Staplehurst
Between 11:40pm on Tuesday 15th of January and 6:00am on Wednesday 16th of January. A fence into yard has been cut and plant trailer stolen. Tracker and number plate have been removed and left on site.