Issue 1651

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Monday 15th April

  • Woman reported missing from Medway

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Monday 15th April

  • Two men assaulted during Deal disturbance
  • Warning after thefts from parked vans in Aylesford and Tonbridge
  • Assault in Strood
  • Appeal following fatal collision in Tenterden
  • Attempted robbery in Folkestone.
  • Serious collision near Sheppey Crossing

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Friday 12th April

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Monday 15th April

  • Chatham murder plotter jailed for six years
  • Jail for Folkestone man who admitted assault

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Monday 15th April

  • Suspected drug dealer charged following collision in Tunbridge Wells
  • Stop and search in Maidstone leads to knife and drug charges
  • Sevenoaks suspects arrested over theft and knife offences
  • Armed robbery suspect charged over Canterbury thefts
  • Court appearance for man charged with Dunkirk murder
  • Two suspected lead thieves arrested in Canterbury

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Monday 15th April

  • Recall: Lidl - HealthyCo Proteinella Smooth Hazelnut and Cocoa Spread
  • Recall: Essential Wholefoods - Curry Powder Madras Hot
  • Recall: Sidoli - Gluten Free Syrup Sponge Pudding

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Friday 12th April

  • Entries open for the 2019 KUDOS Awards

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Friday 12th April

  • Off-duty police officer steps in to prevent his elderly neighbour getting conned by fraudsters

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Monday 15th April

  • Chimney fire in Cranbrook
  • Greenhouse fire in Sturry
  • Fire in Maidstone involving sheds, fancing and a tree
  • Large fire at farm near Dartford
  • Shed fire in Gillingham garden
  • Shed and fence fire in Faversham
  • Car crashes into tree near Frittenden
  • Roof fire in Lynsted near Sittingbourne

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Monday 15th April

  • New children’s online privacy code of practice

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Friday 12th April

  • Essential Trading recalls Essential Wholefoods Curry Powder Madras Hot because of undeclared mustard
  • Sidoli recalls Gluten Free Syrup Sponge Pudding because of undeclared milk
  • Morrisons recalls Free From Choc Chip Cookies because of undeclared milk

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Friday 12th April

  • Alamgeer Foods recalls Alamgeer Bassar Curry Powder because of incorrect allergen labelling

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2019 Annual General Meeting

Will be held at 6.30 for 7.00 PM on Wednesday 17th April.

Click HERE for full details on the West Kent Neighbourhood Watch Association website.


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Shocking Number Of New Parents Still Don't Know How I-Size Can Keep Their Baby Safer

More than one third of parents with babies aren't armed with the information to help them make the best choice about transporting their baby

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


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Which? Calls For Product Safety Shake-up To Tackle Flood Of Dangerous Products

Over the past decade there's been a 34% increase in recall alerts for unsafe products

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


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Scam Watch: Parcel Fraud Unpacked

In this month's Which? Magazine, a member was told they needed to pay extra postage for a parcel... until Royal Mail confirmed it was a scam.

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


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Which? Carbon Monoxide Detector Giveaway Saves A Life

Free CO alarm detects dangerous levels of carbon monoxide in customer's home

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 Road
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Monday 1st of April between 12:01am and 3:33pm. Fencing has been damaged in the road.
Caling Croft
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 7:00pm on Tuesday 9th of April and 8:00am on Wednesday 10th of April. A Ford Mondeo parked in the road was keyed.
Ayelands
in New Ash Green
Between 12:01am on Sunday 24th of February and 10:45am on Saturday 6th of April. A Ford Transit van parked in the road has been broken into on four occasions and tools were stolen.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Church Road
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Tuesday 9th of April between 4:30pm and 11:30pm. A garage at a residential property was broken into and a lawn mower was stolen.
Church Road
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Friday 12th of April between 12:01am and 8:00pm. A shed at a residential property was broken into. Three bicycles were stolen but recovered nearby.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Daltons Road
in Crockenhill
On Thursday 11th of April around 12:00am. A van delivering parcels was stolen.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
London Road
in Riverhead
On Saturday 30th of March between 3:30pm and 4:30pm. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Aisher Way
in Riverhead
Between 12:01am on Monday 8th of April and 9:30am on Friday 12th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into. Cash and jewellery was stolen.
Edenbridge South and West
Marsh Green Road
in Edenbridge
On Friday 29th of March around 5:09pm. Someone cut the lock on a gate to a farm field. They were seen in a silver X Trail.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
London Road
in Farningham
On Thursday 11th of April around 12:53pm. A communal door was smashed at a block of flats.
London Road
in Farningham
On Saturday 6th of April around 11:45am. An Audi A3 parked at a golf club was broken into and items stolen.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Quakers Close
in Hartley
Between 4:00pm on Saturday 6th of April and 10:16am on Sunday 7th of April. A wing mirror was knocked off a VW Polo parked in the road.
Kemsing
Park Lane
in Kemsing
On Wednesday 10th of April between 6:15pm and 9:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Jewellery and other items were stolen.
Seal and Weald
Church Road
in Weald
On Monday 1st of April between 12:01am and 11:59pm. The windscreen wiper of a Hyundai Getz was damaged while parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Eastern
Wickenden Road
in Sevenoaks
On Tuesday 9th of April around 5:02am. A Mercedes C200 parked in the road was broken into and computer equipment was stolen.
Sevenoaks Northern
Otford Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 5th of April between 8:30pm and 8:50pm. A grey Honda motorbike, LV68***, was stolen from outside a restaurant.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Bradbourne Vale Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 11:00pm on Saturday 6th of April and 3:00pm on Sunday 7th of April. A Jaguar parked in the road was broken into and searched. A pair of sunglasses were stolen.
St. Georges Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 7:00pm on Wednesday 10th of April and 9:10am on Thursday 11th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into and searched.
Swanley White Oak
Selah Drive
in Swanley
Between 9:00am on Saturday 30th of March and 6:00pm on Monday 1st of April. A garage at a residential property was broken into and golf equipment was stolen.

Tonbridge and Malling


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Hurst Hill
in Aylesford
Between 12:01am on Monday 8th of April and 11:30am on Wednesday 10th of April. A garage at a residential property was broken into and a chain saw was stolen.
Borough Green and Long Mill
Nisbett Drive
in Borough Green
On Monday 11th of March between 6:10am and 3:00pm. A Mercedes GLA parked in the road was keyed.
Burham and Wouldham
Laker Road
in Wouldham
On Tuesday 9th of April between 12:01am and 6:30am. The curtain sides were cut on a Polish lorry parked in the road and footwear was stolen.
Ditton
College Road
in Ditton
On Monday 25th of March around 10:32pm. Two men were seen tampering with a truck. They left in a white Transit van. Nothing appears to have been taken.
East Malling
Beech Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Friday 15th of March between 10:30am and 1:25pm. The back wheel was stolen from a bicycle left in a school shed.
Hildenborough
Lower Street
in Hildenborough
On Monday 8th of April between 11:00am and 9:23pm. A silver Renault Traffic van, GL10***, was stolen from the road.
Larkfield North
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of April and 9:02am on Wednesday 3rd of April. Both number plates were stolen from a Ford Transit parked in the road.
Medway
Vale Road
Between 12:01am on Friday 15th of March and 9:48am on Friday 5th of April. A grey Audi A5, OY09***, and a black VW Touareg, EF05***, were stolen from a car park.
Vauxhall
Woodside Road
Between 12:01am on Sunday 31st of March and 11:59pm on Monday 1st of April. The front number plate was stolen from a Chevrolet Orlando parked in the road.
Wateringbury
Bow Road
in Wateringbury
Between 6:00pm on Monday 1st of April and 8:50am on Tuesday 2nd of April. A shed at a residential property was broken into. A black/grey Boardman mountain bike was stolen.
West Malling and Leybourne
High Street
in West Malling
On Wednesday 3rd of April between 4:00pm and 5:26pm. A BMW X5 parked in the road had the window smashed and the door dented and scraped. The ignition barrel is untouched. Nothing appears to have been stolen.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Tuesday 16th April. Updated : Friday 12th April

  • Recycling and waste collections delays

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Angley Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 9:10pm on Wednesday 3rd of April and 8:51am on Thursday 4th of April. A Land Rover 90 parked in the road was damaged apparently in an attempt to steal it.
Broadwater
The Common
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 3rd of April and 5:10pm on Thursday 4th of April. A Honda Stepwagon parked in the road was broken into. An attempt was made to steal the radio. Some money was stolen.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Cranbrook Road
in Goudhurst
Between 11:30pm on Wednesday 10th of April and 8:00am on Thursday 11th of April. A lock was damaged at a pub. No access gained.
Cranbrook Road
in Goudhurst
Between 11:30pm on Thursday 4th of April and 11:12am on Friday 5th of April. Cooking oil stored in containers outside a pub has been stolen.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Queen Street
in Sandhurst
Between 9:00pm on Friday 29th of March and 8:00am on Saturday 30th of March. All four tyres on a Mazda saloon parked in the road have been slashed.
Slip Mill Lane
in Hawkhurst
On Thursday 11th of April between 12:30pm and 4:00pm. An office was burgled and tools were stolen.
Paddock Wood East
Commercial Road
in Paddock Wood
Between 7:00pm on Thursday 11th of April and 3:00am on Friday 12th of April. A community centre was broken into and some damage done. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Grove Hill Gardens
Between 7:00pm on Wednesday 10th of April and 9:00am on Thursday 11th of April. The bowling green was damaged by concrete blocks thrown onto it.
Frant Road
Between 4:00pm on Thursday 4th of April and 7:00am on Friday 5th of April. lead has been stolen from the roof of a building being renovated.
Park
Boundary Road
On Saturday 30th of March around 10:40pm. Youths were seen throwing stones at parked cars causing damage.
Pembury Road
Between 5:00pm on Saturday 30th of March and 10:00am on Sunday 31st of March. Several boats have been damaged at a boatyard. At least one of the pedal boats has scratches and pedals ripped off.
Pembury
Henwood Green Road
in Pembury
Between 12:01am on Monday 8th of April and 11:21am on Tuesday 9th of April. Both number plates were stolen from a Vauxhall Corsa parked in the road.
Henwoods Crescent
in Pembury
On Tuesday 9th of April between 9:00am and 4:20pm. Several vehicles parked in the road have been keyed.
Henwood Green Road
in Pembury
Between 4:00pm on Monday 8th of April and 4:00pm on Tuesday 9th of April. A Toyota Hilux parked on a forecourt was keyed.
Knights Ridge
in Pembury
Between 7:00pm on Monday 8th of April and 7:30am on Tuesday 9th of April. A VW Tiguan and another car parked in the road were keyed.
Sherwood
Sherwood Way
On Thursday 11th of April around 12:00am. A residential property was broken into. Not known what has been stolen.
Longfield Road
On Tuesday 9th of April between 4:00pm and 5:10pm. The rear number plate was stolen from a VW Polo parked in a supermarket car park.
Southborough and High Brooms
Gordon Road
in Southborough
On Saturday 30th of March around 11:47pm. A van was seen to hit and damage a garden wall at a residential property.
Southborough North
Vauxhall Lane
in Southborough
On Monday 8th of April between 12:01am and 7:50am. Someone attempted to steal a Ford Transit van from a farm. They failed when the van got stuck in mud.
St. James'
Albany Hill
On Tuesday 2nd of April between 10:00am and 5:15pm. A Mercedes B180 parked in the road was keyed.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Nightingale Road
Between 7:00pm on Tuesday 26th of March and 1:00pm on Friday 29th of March. A window was damaged at a residential property apparently in an attempt to break in, Nothing appears to have been taken.
Barming
Tonbridge Road
in Teston
Between 3:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of April and 5:16pm on Wednesday 3rd of April. The front number plate was stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
Boughton Lane
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Thursday 11th of April around 3:00pm. A shed at a school was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Boxley
Grange Lane
in Boxley
On Friday 5th of April between 10:30am and 1:30pm. Someone removed the wing mirror from a Vauxhall Astra parked in the road causing some damage.
Forstal Road
in Boxley
Between 12:01am on Friday 29th of March and 12:38pm on Tuesday 2nd of April. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
East
Brewer Street
On Wednesday 3rd of April around 8:15pm. Two men were seen attempting to steal a motorbike from a car park causing damage to its steering lock. The bike was not stolen.
Brewer Street
On Saturday 6th of April between 11:00am and 11:30am. The catalytic converter was stolen from a Toyota Prius parked in a car park.
Coral Park
Between 12:01am on Monday 8th of April and 9:57pm on Friday 12th of April. A BMW 320 parked in the road was keyed.
Vinters Road
On Tuesday 9th of April between 9:15am and 5:17pm. The catalytic converter was stolen from a Toytota Yaris parked in a car park.
Fant
Barker Road
On Wednesday 3rd of April between 7:00pm and 9:00pm. A mountain bike was stolen from where it was secured at a leisure centre.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Buckingham Drive
in Harrietsham
On Wednesday 3rd of April around 4:07am. Windows have been damaged at a shop by two youths.
Lenham Forstal Road
in Lenham
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 20th of March and 11:59pm on Friday 22nd of March. Two beehives were destroyed while stored at a farm.
Headcorn
Windmill Hill
in Ulcombe
On Friday 5th of April around 6:17am. Car batteries were stolen from a residential garden.
Lenham Road
in Headcorn
Between 10:30pm on Friday 29th of March and 10:09am on Saturday 30th of March. Fencing was damaged at a farm.
Headcorn Road
in Boughton Malherbe
Between 12:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of April and 3:09pm on Friday 5th of April. Disabled badge was stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Heath
Hermitage Lane
On Tuesday 2nd of April between 12:00pm and 2:30pm. A Vauxhall Zafira parked in the road was broken into and tools were stolen from the boot.
High Street
Fremlin Walk
On Wednesday 3rd of April between 10:00am and 4:03pm. A Mercedes parked in the road was keyed.
Leeds
Back Street
in Leeds
Between 5:00pm on Wednesday 10th of April and 5:00pm on Thursday 11th of April. A shed at a residential property was broken into. A petrol strimmer and a petrol chainsaw were stolen.
Marden and Yalding
Kenward Road
in Yalding
On Thursday 4th of April between 10:00am and 11:30am. A recently delivered parcel was stolen from outside a residential property.
Bow Bridge
in Yalding
Between 12:01am on Thursday 4th of April and 11:15am on Friday 5th of April. The Honda outboard motor was stolen from a boat in the marina.
Howland Road
in Marden
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 9th of April and 4:49pm on Wednesday 10th of April. Fencing was damaged at a residential property.
Maidstone Road
in Marden
On Wednesday 10th of April around 10:56pm. A shed at a residential property was broken into. A hedge cutter, hedge strimmer and a leaf blower were stolen.
North
Sandling Road
Between 12:00pm on Sunday 7th of April and 11:00am on Monday 8th of April. The catalytic converter was stolen from a Toyota Prius parked in the road.
North Downs
Colyers Wents
in Hucking
Between 12:01am on Sunday 31st of March and 12:00pm on Thursday 4th of April. A Ford Transit parked in the road was broken into and tools were stolen.
Park Wood
Mansfield Place
On Monday 1st of April between 4:00pm and 10:55pm. Potted plants were stolen from outside a residential property.
Bircholt Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Wednesday 10th of April around 12:00am. A builders merchant was broken into and a small safe was stolen.
Bircholt Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Wednesday 10th of April between 10:00pm and 10:50pm. An office was broken into. Not known whether anything was stolen.
Shepway North
West Park Road
On Friday 12th of April around 12:00am. Someone threw a rock at a window of a residential property smashing it.
Cumberland Avenue
On Tuesday 9th of April between 4:00am and 6:20am. A side window was smashed on a Ford Mondeo parked in the road.
Camp Way
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 10th of April and 8:00am on Thursday 11th of April. A shed at a residential property was broken into. Tools, fishing equipment and a bicycle were stolen.
Shepway South
Northumberland Road
On Monday 1st of April between 12:01am and 2:30pm. A bus stop has been vandalised.
Cambridge Crescent
Between 12:00am on Sunday 7th of April and 12:00am on Monday 8th of April. A Hyundai Trajet parked in the road has had paint thrown over it.
South
Loose Road
On Sunday 31st of March between 10:00pm and 10:43pm. A blue Rieju Marathon 125 motorbike, LX65***, was stolen from the road.
Farleigh Hill
in Tovil
Between 6:00pm on Friday 5th of April and 8:21am on Monday 8th of April. A Ford Transit van parked in the road was damaged apparently in an attempt to break in. No access gained.
Staplehurst
Surrenden Road
in Staplehurst
Between 9:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of April and 7:45am on Wednesday 3rd of April. An Audi A1 was damaged apparently by someone walking on it.