The bronze statue

Can you name this Olympian?

A bronze statue of one of the South East's most famous Olympians is causing controversy as local residents say it looks nothing like her.

Kent school scraps A-levels

A-levels will be completely abandoned by a school in Kent in favour of another set of qualifications

Traffic on the A21 in Kent

Green light for road improvements

Roads Minister Greg Clark gives the go ahead for development work to start on the widening of the A21 in Kent.

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Kent man injured after tree hits car

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Aftermath of cars after they are cut free from fallen tree Credit: ITV Meridian

A man from Kent has been seriously injured after a tree fell onto his car yesterday evening.

The victim was hurt after a tree crushed the cars in the New Wharf Road, Tonbridge.

Fire crews, paramedics and an air ambulance crew were called to the area to remove the man from the vehicle.

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The two cars are in a bad state after tree falls on them last night Credit: ITV Meridian


Dame Kelly to launch 'Taste of Tonbridge'

Dame Kelly Holmes with the Olympic Torch last year at her old school Hildenborough School, at Tonbridge Castle Credit: Press Association Images

Tonbridge town centre will be a hive of activity today as double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes starts off a dragon boat race and launches 'A Taste of Tonbridge' - a free day out for the local community to celebrate all that Tonbridge has to offer.

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