Tuesday 28th September 2021

Issue 1908

Kent Police approve of e-watch for communications to residents of the county.

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Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Monday 27th September

  • Appeal following robbery in Canterbury
  • Appeal following assault in Northfleet
  • Margate robbery - do you recognise these men?
  • Witnesses sought following collision on Bluebell Hill
  • Burglary in Tunbridge Wells

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Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Monday 27th September

  • Folkestone car thieves jailed for eight years
  • Officers seize more than 21,000 illicit cigarettes from Gravesend newsagents
  • Drivers reminded to give horses space when on the road
  • Dangerous drivers targeted by patrols in west Kent
  • Dover child rapist jailed for 18 years
  • Cocaine worth £2m found hidden inside van as drug couriers jailed
  • Protests in Dover

Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Monday 27th September

  • NHS begins Covid-19 booster vaccination campaign

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Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Monday 27th September

  • 2021 Police and Crime Plan Survey

Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Monday 27th September

  • Electrical fire in Wateringbury, Maidstone
  • Electrical fire in Margate
  • Update: Commercial building fire in Sittingbourne
  • Fire at commercial premises in Hythe

Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Monday 27th September

  • Kent food firms get set for Natasha’s Law

Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Monday 27th September

  • Recall: Smyths - bicycles (various)
  • Recall: Day Plus - Telescopic Ladder 1.9 m + 1.9 m
  • Recall: Day Plus - Telescopic Ladder 6.2 m
  • Recall: Day Plus - Telescopic Ladder 2 m + 2.3 m
  • Recall: Day Plus - Telescopic Ladder 1.7 m + 2 m
  • Recall: Wearxi - Baby Bath Toys Fun Bathtub Shooting Game for Kids
  • Recall: Pipeline Water Spray Shower Game Bird Mushroom Toy for Children

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Two Thirds Don't Trust Tech Giants To Protect Them Against Either Scams, Dangerous Products, Or Fake Reviews

Which? believes the government must step in to make online platforms take responsibility for the serious consumer harms on their sites

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

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Which? Testing Uncovers Electric Bike Safety Concern

Our rigorous testing found a potential stability issue with the Furo X folding electric bike

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

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COVID Pass Fraud And How To Get Your Free NHS COVID Pass

Criminals are using the NHS COVID Pass as a way to target the public by convincing them to hand over money, financial details and personal information. The NHS App is free. The NHS COVID Pass is free. The NHS will never ask for payment or any financial details.

Click HERE for full details on the UK Government website.

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Download The Latest Newsletter

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Fraud Alert System website.

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Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

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A Message From The Swanley Town Council Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

"I enclose for circulation the PDF poster informing Swanley and Hextable residents of the forthcoming Swanley Council's Neighbourhood Plan consultancy venue and dates. The purpose of these meetings is to give all Swanley/Hextable residents the opportunity to view and discuss their Neighbourhood Plan prior to its submission to Sevenoaks District Council." Follow the link to download the poster...

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch.co website.

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.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Pipers Lane
in Brasted
Between 17:00 on Tuesday 21st of September and 07:00 on Wednesday 22nd of September. Somebody stole industrial machinery from a commercial site.
Crime Report No. 46/185419/21
Brasted Hill Road
in Brasted
Between 23:37 on Saturday 25th of September and 00:07 on Sunday 26th of September. Four men stole a black Ford Fiesta BW17*** forced to stop in the street. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/188186/21
Cowden and Hever
High Street
in Cowden
On Friday 24th of September between 16:00 and 16:15. Two men broke into a residential property. They stole cash, a pair of trainers and smashed various items.
Crime Report No. 46/187448/21
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Millfield Road
in West Kingsdown
On Friday 24th of September between 01:30 and 01:45. Somebody stole a vehicle, KL18***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/186945/21
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Otford Lane
in Halstead
Between 18:00 on Tuesday 21st of September and 12:00 on Wednesday 22nd of September. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in a garage.
Crime Report No. 46/186965/21
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Merton Avenue
in Hartley
Between 00:01 on Sunday 1st of August and 15:13 on Thursday 23rd of September. Somebody keyed a Volvo S60 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/188399/21
Sevenoaks Northern
Greatness Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Monday 20th of September between 13:10 and 16:00. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/186790/21
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Bosville Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 24th of September between 00:01 and 00:25. Somebody broke into a residential property. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/186515/21
Hospital Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 24th of September between 12:51 and 16:41. Somebody damaged the ticket machine at a hospital.
Crime Report No. 46/188668/21
Swanley St. Mary's
Sermon Drive
in Swanley
On Wednesday 22nd of September between 11:38 and 13:43. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/185399/21
London Road
in Swanley
On Thursday 23rd of September around 18:15. Somebody stole a phone accidentally left in the shop of a filling station.
Crime Report No. 46/188462/21
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Main Road
in Westerham
On Friday 24th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property. They damaged a door to get inside. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/187743/21


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 28th September. Updated : Friday 24th September

  • Councillors to review River Lawn plans

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.
Aylesford South
No Road Name
in Aylesford
On Thursday 23rd of September between 09:25 and 09:45. Somebody saw someone damage a white Nissan Juke Acenta in a shoppers carpark and drive off. The police have the registration and are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/188456/21
Cage Green
The Ridgeway
Between 06:25 on Thursday 23rd of September and 09:30 on Friday 24th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property and searched throughout.
Crime Report No. 46/187381/21
Castle
Shipbourne Road
On Thursday 23rd of September around 17:00. Somebody stole the pelican Crossing units.
Crime Report No. 46/186567/21
East Malling
Carnation Crescent
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 19:30 on Wednesday 22nd of September and 08:50 on Thursday 23rd of September. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit, YL15***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/188502/21
Hadlow and East Peckham
The Square
in Hadlow
On Monday 20th of September between 13:00 and 13:14. A group of young people repeatedly kicked the door of a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/185807/21
Larkfield North
Springfield Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Sunday 19th of September around 22:55. Two people broke into a shed at a residential property. They did not take anything.
Crime Report No. 46/186876/21
Snodland East and Ham Hill
High Street
in Snodland
On Wednesday 22nd of September between 00:01 and 21:09. Somebody tried to damage a CCTV camera at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/188603/21
High Street
in Snodland
On Saturday 25th of September between 00:01 and 11:45. Somebody damaged the wires of the CCTV camera of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/188608/21
Trench
Bracken Walk
On Sunday 19th of September between 00:01 and 23:59. Somebody keyed a Mercedes Sprinter parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/188404/21
West Malling and Leybourne
High Street
in West Malling
On Tuesday 21st of September between 12:00 and 13:26. Somebody distracted a car driver and stole cash from the car.
Crime Report No. 46/185206/21
M20 Junction 4
in Leybourne
Between 16:00 on Tuesday 21st of September and 04:00 on Wednesday 22nd of September. Somebody stole diesel fuel from a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/187749/21
Oxley Shaw Lane
in Leybourne
Between 02:40 on Thursday 23rd of September and 03:26 on Friday 24th of September. Somebody broke into a pub and stole cash from the fruit machines.
Crime Report No. 46/187456/21
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Old London Road
in Wrotham
Between 08:00 on Wednesday 22nd of September and 23:00 on Thursday 23rd of September. Somebody sprayed graffiti over play area equipment.
Crime Report No. 46/186590/21


Road Works

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.
Benenden and Cranbrook
High Street
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Monday 13th of September around 19:13. Somebody saw three men trying to break into a commercial property. They did not get inside.
Crime Report No. 46/188299/21
Culverden
Chilston Road
On Thursday 23rd of September around 11:24. Somebody stole a purse.
Crime Report No. 46/188585/21
Chilston Road
On Thursday 23rd of September around 20:22. Somebody stole clothing items from a communal washroom.
Crime Report No. 46/188567/21
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Balcombes Hill
in Goudhurst
On Tuesday 21st of September between 07:00 and 18:00. Somebody damaged public toilets.
Crime Report No. 46/187742/21
Paddock Wood West
Mascalls Court Road
in Paddock Wood
On Thursday 23rd of September around 19:25. Somebody stole a set of Airpods temporarily left unattended at a sports centre.
Crime Report No. 46/188433/21
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Broadwater Down
On Wednesday 22nd of September around 09:13. Somebody helped a resident home from the pub. They appear to have stolen various items from their home.
Crime Report No. 46/187763/21
Linden Gardens
On Wednesday 22nd of September between 10:00 and 16:30. Somebody smashed the door bell of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/186178/21
Pembury
Redwings Lane
in Pembury
Between 01:00 on Sunday 1st of August and 09:00 on Thursday 9th of September. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property and damaged various items inside.
Crime Report No. 46/185184/21
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Asher Reeds
in Speldhurst
On Thursday 23rd of September between 03:00 and 04:00. Somebody broke into a BMW 320I Edition parked in the road and stole the steering wheel.
Crime Report No. 46/186854/21
Dornden Drive
in Speldhurst
On Saturday 25th of September between 00:30 and 08:00. Somebody stole a vehicle, LV16***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/188665/21


Road Works

Maidstone

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
Egremont Road
in Bearsted
On Wednesday 22nd of September around 20:00. Somebody picked up a lost bank card and used it to make fraudulent purchases.
Crime Report No. 46/185544/21
Bridge
Somerfield Road
On Thursday 23rd of September between 13:50 and 15:19. Somebody broke into a Ford Transit parked in the road and stole a bag.
Crime Report No. 46/187983/21
Downswood and Otham
Spot Lane
in Otham
On Tuesday 21st of September between 08:30 and 17:30. A man entered an office and stole cash.
Crime Report No. 46/185647/21
Fant
Clifford Way
On Tuesday 14th of September around 17:06. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/185297/21
Harrietsham and Lenham
Lenham Heath
in Lenham
Between 20:30 on Wednesday 22nd of September and 09:00 on Thursday 23rd of September. Somebody broke into a container in a field behind some stables. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Crime Report No. 46/186642/21
Lenham Heath Road
in Lenham
On Thursday 23rd of September around 04:25. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/187858/21
Headcorn
Oak Lane
in Headcorn
On Saturday 18th of September between 00:01 and 23:59. Somebody threw eggs at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/185277/21
Heath
St. Andrews Road
On Thursday 23rd of September around 21:02. Somebody stole a motorbike, GF16***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/187224/21
High Street
Ashford Road
Between 10:30 on Wednesday 22nd of September and 18:00 on Thursday 23rd of September. Somebody stole a pink/black Boardman Mx Comp woman's bicycle from outside a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/187999/21
Brooks Place
On Thursday 23rd of September around 12:00. Two men stole a secured blue/red Norco Storm electric bicycle from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185972/21
King Street
On Thursday 23rd of September between 22:10 and 22:37. Somebody stole a secured blue specialised pitch bicycle from a gym.
Crime Report No. 46/187282/21
Romney Place
On Friday 24th of September around 20:17. Somebody smashed the glass panel of the door of a shop. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/188642/21
Marden and Yalding
The Green
in Yalding
On Friday 24th of September around 01:42. Somebody broke into a building yard and stole a vehicle.
Crime Report No. 46/186506/21
North
Boxley Road
On Thursday 23rd of September between 12:00 and 12:50. Somebody stole two bamboo plants from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/187089/21
Canning Street
On Thursday 23rd of September between 15:00 and 15:15. Somebody saw someone steal a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/188411/21
North Downs
Culpeper Close
in Hollingbourne
Between 19:00 on Wednesday 22nd of September and 08:30 on Thursday 23rd of September. Somebody tried to break into a residential property. They appear to have damaged a window.
Crime Report No. 46/186745/21
Park Wood
Penfold Close
Between 00:01 on Monday 20th of September and 07:05 on Tuesday 21st of September. Somebody stole two mobility scooters from outside a residential property in two days.
Crime Report No. 46/186029/21
South
Cripple Street
in Tovil
On Thursday 23rd of September around 11:00. Somebody entered an unlocked vehicle while the driver was unloading and stole the keys.
Crime Report No. 46/187937/21
Staplehurst
Maidstone Road
in Staplehurst
Between 00:01 on Tuesday 14th of September and 23:59 on Wednesday 15th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property. They smashed a window to get inside. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Crime Report No. 46/185049/21
Station Road
in Staplehurst
On Wednesday 22nd of September around 18:50. Two women stole bags of clothes from the charity clothes bank at a supermarket.
Crime Report No. 46/185454/21