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by Leo Whitlock
16 February 2017

My final set of newspapers have hit the presses

After almost 17 years, I am leaving the KM Media Group with a real sense of pride in my team, the news we produce and a company that invests in Kent.

02 February 2017

Holy trinity of local newspaper stories is no joke

Our audiences are inevitably interested in the big breaking stories but they are also obsessed with the day-to-day issues affecting their lives.

31 January 2017

Teen hurt after gang attack

Police are appealing for witnesses after victim was kicked while on the floor.

29 December 2016

A classic rant from a chief sub

Clearing out my inbox, I found a house style memo from a former chief sub and it made me smile.

22 December 2016

Man took boy's hand and invited him to his house

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man with a scar or tattoo on his face tried to lure a young boy to his house.

15 December 2016

We will be gagged by unfit and unfair law

Legislative change would be like still having to pay a parking fine even though you bought a pay and display ticket, says editor.

04 December 2016

Busy road fully reopens after animals cause disruption

Two lanes have reopened on a major road out of Kent.

04 December 2016

Busy road reopens after crash

The emergency services closed a major A road to deal with an accident

02 December 2016

Huge milestone is just around the corner

The Kentish Gazette, the newspaper for Canterbury, will be 300 years old in October 2017 but how has she flourished for so long?

01 December 2016

If the video was shocking, this silence is outrageous

The mayor at the centre of the Snortgate scandal has refused to reveal the results of a probe into his conduct.

28 November 2016

Robber targets 93-year-old man in toilets

Police are hunting a thief who attacked an elderly man and stole his wallet.

24 November 2016

We're proud of our town

Join our We Love Dover campaign and tell us what make this town so special.

19 November 2016

Motorcyclist dies after crash

A motorcyclist has died after a crash on a major road.

16 November 2016

Blotting your copy book

You have been sending me the words and phrases you hate to see in reporters' stories.

11 November 2016

Clear and present danger to press freedom

Politicians' proposed changes to the law would be like having to pay a parking fine even though you have bought a pay and display ticket.

02 November 2016

Millions generated by gallery's visitors

The boss and the Turner Contemporary gallery revealed its value to the community at a reception at the House of Commons.

01 November 2016

My blood BOILS when I see these phrases in print

Everyone who cares about good writing and the standard of journalism has words and phrases they never want to see in their publications.

28 October 2016

Ambulance crews discover stabbed man

Police are carrying out house-to-house inquiries after a man in his 20s was found stabbed.

28 October 2016

Burglar jumped out of window after being spotted

A man inside a house fled when he was spotted by its occupant.

28 October 2016

Journalists are your eyes and ears...even at inquests

New guidance from chief coroner on how to treat the media at inquests is to be applauded.

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