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Kent home raided by Cregan police

Dale Cregan, who was in Herne Bay days before he murdered two female police officers.

Detectives investigating evil murderer Dale Cregan spent three days searching a house in Herne Bay, it can be revealed after he was jailed for life.

'Life and soul of the party'

Crash death victim Laurie Hazrati with twin brother Mitchell, left

A mother has spoken of her heartache at the death of her popular young son who crashed his car into a telegraph pole.

Arson arrest over huge laundry fire

A huge blaze at Faversham Linen Services. Picture: Eva Rush-Ryan

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a huge blaze gutted a Faversham laundry.

Beecroft's departure upsets Southall

Jake Beecroft has joined Sittingbourne Picture: Tony Flashman

Jake Beecroft’s switch from Whitstable to Folkestone Invicta has angered manager Nicky Southall.

Theft of rare orchid slammed as 'desecration'

The rare lady orchid. Picture: David Nicholls.

A species of orchid found only in a handful of sites in the UK has been dug up and taken from a Kent nature reserve.

Cop killer was on Kent coast day before gun and grenade attack

Dale Cregan, who was in Herne Bay days before he murdered two female police officers.

Murderer Dale Cregan took a 270-mile taxi ride from Herne Bay to Birmingham, it's been revealed.

Burglar gets the five-star treatment

Ley Community drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre in Oxford

A serial burglar has started his sentence... at a five-star rehab centre near Oxford complete with pool, reiki and motocross sessions.


Probe after huge laundry blaze

A huge blaze at Faversham Linen Services. Picture: Eva Rush-Ryan

An investigation is under way to establish if a huge blaze at a laundry in Faversham this morning was started deliberately.

Video exposes rogue binmen mixing recycling waste

Serco worker mixing recycling that had already been sorted

A council boss is "shocked and horrified" after binmen were caught on camera mixing up carefully sorted recycling rubbish in one bin.

Investigation after man killed by lorry

An investigation is under way today after a pedestrian died when he was hit by a lorry on the A2 near Canterbury.

Girls forced to flee suspicious man

Stock picture.

Two young schoolgirls ran to safety after being approached by a suspicious man on a bus, police have revealed.

Where dreams come true

Kayleigh Duff shares a kiss with son Kai on their holiday to Disney World, Florida

A dying mother is making the most of a holiday to Disney World, paid for by fundraisers and friends touched by her story.

Boy's narrow escape has parents up in arms over new road layout

Kingsley Franklyn, with parents Andy and Sam, who had to dive out of the way of a speeding car near his home in Barnes Way, Reculver.

Children's lives are being put at risk according to campaigners fighting road alterations which send main-road traffic though a residential area.

Soldiers to say sad farewell to Canterbury

Argylls as they return to Howe Barracks, Canterbury after serving in Afghanistan

Preparations are underway for a final march through the city streets as 5 Scots leave Howe Barracks in Canterbury

Accident near crash death spot closes road

Wreckage of the crash after accident in Pean Hill

A stretch of road which claimed the life of a 22-year-old man last month has been shut after another smash this afternoon.


X-ray of shot duck

A vet has hit out at marksmen who shot this duck - injuring it so badly it had to be put down.

Towers traffic ‘has improved’ since trial ban reversal

Westgate Towers

Traffic has improved since the controversial Westgate Towers trial was reversed in Canterbury, a leading expert has claimed.

Council creates 'open door for sex clubs': expert

Sex clubs could have a free-for-all to open in a Kent area after a council 'failed to create proper rules', a sex industry expert has claimed.

Rescue teams scour clifftops in seafront search

The police helicopter was used in the search. Stock picture: Kent Police

Two coastguard teams and a police helicopter were called into action last night in the search for a missing woman.

Lucky escape for burnt moggy Robbie

Robbie the cat, who was badly burned and being treated in Herne Bay

Robbie the cat is recovering from horrific burns after being found with injuries to his face and paws. Warning: graphic pictures

Driver, 22, dies after crashing into pole

Road in Blean shut by police after Laurie Hazrati hit a telegraph pole

A young driver has died more than a week after his car crashed into a telegraph pole near Blean

Stagecoach wins contract to run Canterbury's park and ride services

The bus company will take over services in October after current contractor Kent Top Travel opted not to bid again.

Shock at sudden death of much-loved music fan

Terry Blyth and Collette Matania

Father and rock lover Terry Blyth collapsed at work after suffering an aneurysm, just days after he attended his mother's wedding.

Happy Mondays to kick off UK tour in Kent

Happy Mondays will kick off their UK tour in Herne Bay

The Madchester legends are to begin their 25th anniversary gigs here in November.

Make no Bones about it... Ian's serious about dog walking

Ian Bones goes walkies

Ian Bones has started a dog walking service in Whitstable ... dressed as a dog.

Parents’ safety concerns over new road layout

Barnes Way/Reculver Road

Traffic is being diverted from a main road through a busy housing estate because of planning applications approved in 2006 and 2004.

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