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Killer maintains innocence in TV documentary

Michael Stone

31 May 2017

Convicted killer Michael Stone has again protested his innocence over the Chillenden murders, this time on a TV programme re-examining the case.


Dozens fined for flouting mobile phone law

It's a criminal offence to use a mobile phone while driving

29 May 2017

Motorists spotted driving and using their mobile phones have been hit with heavy fines and points on their licences.


Delays clear after lorry overturns on M25

The scene this morning

26 May 2017

An overturned lorry on the M25 has been recovered and the motorway re-opened.

Minute's silence for Manchester victims

Just some of the victims of Monday night's atrocity

25 May 2017

The country observed a minute's silence today to pay respects to the victims of the Manchester bombing.

Hundreds of 999 calls 'inappropriate'

Hoax calls have gone down but are still in the hundreds

23 May 2017

Police can spend up to 90 minutes dealing with people suffering from mental health issues, but a pioneering project is helping cut lost time.

Mother moves up US 'kill list' after new terror plots revealed

Sally Jones had previously she wanted to return to the UK.

07 May 2017

A Medway woman who joined Isis and married one of their most notorious terrorists is now a high priority for US officials, a report says today.


Police relaunch appeal for witnesses to pub stabbing

The Talk of the Town on Leysdown Promenade, Sheppey

18 April 2017

Police have made a new appeal for witnesses to a horror attack at a busy pub which ended in at least one man being stabbed by a pool cue.

Man "critical" after being hit by car outside nightclub

Jack Willmott - "critical" in hospital

08 April 2017

Friends have launched an appeal for help after a man aged 25 was hit by a car outside a nightclub featured in the TV show The Only Way Is Essex.


Comic brings Frankie Howerd back to life

Paul Harris outside the Criterion Theatre, Blue Town

08 April 2017

British comedian Frankie Howerd would have been 100 last month so Kent funnyman Paul Harris is touring his one-man play Titter Ye Not as a tribute.

Fire breaks out on industrial estate

Kent Fire and Rescue on the scene. File photo.

08 April 2017

Three fire engines were called to an early morning blaze on an industrial estate this morning.

Incident at three-storey town centre shopping complex

The Mall Shopping Centre, Maidstone, when it was known as the Chequers. File photo.

08 April 2017

Fire crews are reported to have been called to a busy shopping centre this morning


Paedo cop sacked over making child porn

Tim Ryton leaving Crawley Magistrates' Court. He has been struck off by Kent Police today

07 April 2017

A Kent Police inspector with 25 years service has been sacked for gross misconduct after making and sharing child pornography.

Care charity scoops top honour

Winners of the care category, Kenward Trust. Picture: Roger Vaughan.

17 March 2017

The Kenward Trust has been named the Kent Charity of the Year.

Dole claimants surge

Fewer people are on the dole in Kent

15 March 2017

The number of people on unemployment benefits in Kent grew at the fastest rate in more than a year last month.


Taxes on the self-employed 'wrong'

Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat

09 March 2017

A Kent MP has urged the government to rethink a proposal announced in the budget to raise National Insurance contributions.

Generator bosses want to increase power

Wheelabrator Technologies

08 March 2017

Builders who want to create a huge 75 megawatt power station are to hold three public exhibitions as part of a six-week consultation.


Spring Budget 2017: Live blog

Philip Hammond presented his first and last Autumn Statement, after deciding to scrap the event from 2017

08 March 2017

Follow the first Spring Budget delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond.


Wait over for secondary school pupils

Library image.

01 March 2017

It's a big day for 10 and 11-year-olds in Kent as they find out where they will be going to school in September.


Appeal to help find missing teenager

Missing: Benedict Blackwood

27 February 2017

A 17-year-old missing from his home in Stevenage may be heading to Kent.

Drug driving rising across Kent

More drivers have been caught drug driving in Kent. Picture: GettyImages

24 February 2017

The number of motorists caught behind the wheel with illegal substances in their system has gone up three fold in just 12 months.

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