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GCSE results come in for thousands

Nicola Watson hugs Tyler Foster at Aylesford school sports college

22 August 2013

Results are pouring in for GCSEs, with one student celebrating yet to start secondary school!

Audio: Chilling lies of calm shotgun killer

Kevin McKinley was fatally shot in Merryweather Close in February

20 August 2013

A 999 recording of a cool-headed killer moments after shooting dead a father in the street has been released after she was locked up.

Woman jailed for eight years over man's shotgun killing

Michaela Sargeant has been jailed for eight years for killing Kevin McKinley in Dartford

20 August 2013

A young woman who killed a father-of-three in the street by blasting him with a shotgun has today been locked up for eight years.

Schofield defends referee over decision

Gillingham assistant manager John Schofield Picture: Barry Goodwin

19 August 2013

Gillingham’s John Schofield refused to blame referee Gavin Ward after they were denied a last-gasp penalty on Saturday.

And they're off.. A level results come in across Kent

Amy Griffith,18, from Canterbury High School who got distinctions in Performing Arts and a B grade in Drama.

15 August 2013

The wait is over, now hundreds of pupils across Kent are being told the results that will determine their futures.

Allen: There is no need to panic

Martin Allen

12 August 2013

Manager Martin Allen is refusing to hit the panic button following Gills’ blank start to the season.

Manhunt for serial sex attacker

Efit of a suspected Ashford sex attacker being hunted by police

09 August 2013

A serial sex attacker is on the loose in Ashford... as police link three assaults on lone women.

Fish faces months on the sidelines

Matt Fish Picture: Barry Goodwin

07 August 2013

Gills defender Matt Fish will be out long-term following cruciate knee ligament damage.

Allen upbeat despite Gills cup defeat

Martin Allen rued missed opportunities as Gills crashed out of the Capital One Cup. Picture: Barry Goodwin

07 August 2013

Missed chances proved costly for Gills, according to their manager Martin Allen.

Blinded hero soldier seeks runner to be 'eyes' in marathon

Paul Jacobs, who was awarded the George Cross for bravery, with personal trainer Jason Turner

06 August 2013

A soldier awarded one of the highest honours for bravery after being blinded by the Taliban is seeking someone to be his 'eyes' in a marathon.

Boy locked up for killing young dad

Drug addict Thomas Hodge was convicted of killing David Young

24 July 2013

A 17-year-old drug addict has today been locked up for seven years after being convicted of the manslaughter of a young dad stabbed in the street.

Gills still on the look-out for new faces

Charlie Allen

22 July 2013

Gillingham could soon be back in the market for new recruits.

Search called off after plane crashes

The Dungeness lifeboat

22 July 2013

Rescuers have today given up on their search for a missing pilot after a plane went down in the English Channel off the Kent coast.

Listen: Singer dies just a day after being told he had cancer

Well-loved musician Chris Austin

22 July 2013

A gifted musician has died aged 38... just a day after discovering he had liver cancer.

Tragic swimmer's appeal tops £80,000

Susan Taylor died while trying to swim the Channel

16 July 2013

TV star David Walliams is among thousands who have donated to an appeal following the tragic death of swimmer Susan Taylor.

Shoppers 'killing beggars with kindness'

Homeless man begging for money. Pic: Getty Images

09 July 2013

People are being urged not to give money to street beggars in a new campaign warning how donations often go on alcohol and drugs that could kill them.


300 tonnes go up in flames in huge recycling centre blaze

A fireball erupts from the fire at the Sweeep recycling centre in Milton Regis. Picture: Andy Ives

08 July 2013

Around 300 tonnes of electrical equipment has been destroyed in a massive fire at a recycling centre that has finally been extinguished today.

Prime Minister opens London Array wind farm

David Cameron announces the London Array opening. Picture: Press Association

04 July 2013

David Cameron officially opened the world's largest wind farm, declaring it a 'huge privilege'.

Queen's final farewell to Kent soldiers

The Queen inspects the guard at Howe Barracks in Canterbury

28 June 2013

The Queen has been in Canterbury today to say her final farewell to the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - you can read our live coverage here.

Boy dies after 20ft roof fall

Tragic Cameron Tidey fell 20ft through a roof

27 June 2013

A 13-year-old boy has died in hospital after plunging 20ft through the roof of an abandoned Hovis flour mill in Ramsgate.

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