Teenager charged following Torch incident

A 17 year old will appear at Medway Youth Court later today, charged with common assault, assaulting a police officer and a public order offence after the Olympic Torch relay was disrupted on it's journey through Kent yesterday. It happened on the route along Rochester Road in Gravesend.


The Olympic Flame leaves Kent

The torch will leave the Meridian region as it heads through Kent and Surrey today on its way to London 2012. The flame leaves Maidstone this morning, with hundreds of people expected to line the route to Guildford.