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VIDEO: Snow and flooding causes travel chaos

Traffic crawling on Blue Bell Hill. Picture by Karen Martin

12 January 2017

Snow and flooding has lead to chaotic scenes across Kent tonight.


Power problem causes flickering lights

Lights have been flickering across Kent

12 January 2017

If your lights have been flickering tonight, this is the reason why.


Explosions heard across the county

Fire: Missile under test at Shoeburyness. Picture QinetiQ

10 January 2017

Unusually loud gunfire and explosions have been heard across Kent today, with reports of windows rattling and houses vibrating.


New Year travel disrupted over strikes

A Southern Rail train. Stock picture.

31 December 2016

Train users are advised to check before travel amid the latest 72 hour conductor strike on Southern


High demand for New Year's Eve paramedics

SECAmb library image

31 December 2016

The trust is asking the public to think carefully about whether they need to call for an ambulance this New Year's weekend.


Plan ahead for New Year rail journeys

Southeastern has chosen a supplier to install wifi on all trains. Stock image

30 December 2016

Revellers and passengers have been warned to plan ahead and to check their rail journeys ahead of a busy New Year weekend.

Burglar: 'Someone else was wearing my clothes'

Michael Smith has been jailed. Pic courtesy of Kent Police

02 December 2016

A burglar who claimed someone else was wearing his clothes and trainers while they broke into a house has been jailed.


Coffee apology from train firm gets lukewarm reaction

High Speed trains are delayed

25 November 2016

Southeastern has apologised for delays and cancellations by handing out coffee vouchers - but some commuters aren't impressed.


Alarm as children as young as nine caught sexting

Roseanna Austen sent abusive messages to former neighbours. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

21 November 2016

Schools are working to tackle the dangers of underage sexting after dozens of incidents in Kent - including one involving a nine-year-old child.


Roads gridlocked after downpour

Roads are being flooded after torrential rain

09 November 2016

Heavy rain has created dangerous road conditions across the county, with large flood patches and a high risk of aquaplaning.


'I really do believe something terrible has happened to her'

Laura, Lynne and Rebecca not long before she went missing

07 November 2016

The number of missing people reported in Kent has fallen, but for one mum the pain is still raw.


Warning of frost across Kent

Kent has 64 gritters, including five mini gritters for narrow roads. Picture: KCC

05 November 2016

Gritters will be out in force in the early hours as temperatures are expected to drop as low as 0.5C.


Weather warning for motorists

Kent faces dense fog and poor driving conditions

25 October 2016

Drivers have been warned to expect treacherous driving conditions with heavy fog set to hit the county.


Charity plea sees strike called off

Southern staff will strike again today

21 October 2016

The RMT has called off its Remembrance Day strike after a British Legion plea.


Most amazing stories of bravery at young age

All the amazing winners. Picture: Gary Browne

17 October 2016

Kent's awe-inspiring children and families have been honoured at the Ward & Partners Children's Awards.


'We don’t have the resources to deal with demand'

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in Kent

10 October 2016

With funding cuts, a shortage of nurses and an increasing demand, just how are Kent's mental health services coping?


Pair remanded after man's shopping centre killing

Carl Gregory

07 October 2016

Two men have been remanded in custody accused of murder following the death of a young man at a shopping centre.

Overrunning works causing misery for commuters

Train services were disrupted. Stock picture

03 October 2016

Commuters are facing a miserable Monday as overrunning engineering works has cancelled trains in and out of London this morning across the county.


Stroke units could be axed under shake-up

Stock image

02 September 2016

Four hospitals could lose their stroke units as part of a wide-ranging review of health services in Kent.


Sex offences at Kent schools rise dramatically

Sex offences at Kent schools are on the rise. Picture: Getty Images

17 August 2016

The number of reported sex offences at the county's schools has more than doubled.

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