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Witnesses sought after trucker dies in A2 bridge crash

Henryk Konopacki died after his lorry hit a bridge on the A2

15 May 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses today after a trucker was killed when he hit a bridge over the A2 near Canterbury, closing the road for 10 hours.

Car flips in Thanet Way crash

Police were at the scene of the crash.

15 May 2013

Two fire engines, paramedics and police crews were called to the Thanet Way this morning when a car flipped onto its side.

Car crushed by 50ft tree

Car crushed by 50ft tree in Herne Bay.

15 May 2013

A care worker is in shock today after high winds caused a huge lime tree to topple onto her car.

Gun scare at village station

Police were called.

15 May 2013

Armed police were called to Aylesham station today after reports of three youths with a gun.

New reservoir planned for Kent

Thames Water has had proposals to put up bills rejected

14 May 2013

South East Water has unveiled plans for a new reservoir near Canterbury and a desalination plant at Reculver to keep the county's taps running.

Man battered close to death after friend lures him into trap

14 May 2013

A suspected thief suffered a fractured skull, bleed on the brain and a broken leg in a savage beating on his birthday after being lured by a friend.

A Mysterious appearance...

Peter Andre poses with Phoebe Shilling of Herne Bay

14 May 2013

Mysterious Girl singer Peter Andre has been spotted in Herne Bay today filming for his new TV show.

Uni student attacked on way to library

Billy Bellis attacked a student and stamped on him during a robbery in Canterbury

13 May 2013

A Canterbury economics student has taken a break from his exam finals to relive the moment he was badly beaten when confronted by four teenagers.

Time is running out for funds to float replica Bronze Age boat

The half-size replica of the Dover Bronze Age Boat.

13 May 2013

Fundraisers have just weeks to raise £20,000 to enable a replica of the Dover Bronze Age Boat to go into the sea.

Alert as man demands kisses from schoolgirls

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in Faversham

13 May 2013

Police are hunting a man who twice propositioned girls after school - asking them for a kiss and if they wanted to go home with him.

Fly-tipping plague costs land-owners thousands

13 May 2013

A Herne Bay farmer claims there has been a dramatic rise in illegally-dumped rubbish.

Canterbury Cathedral bosses deny it may be forced to close

13 May 2013

Fundraising appeal leader claimed falling stonework from the entrance could mean it had to "close for business" - but concerns were "exaggerated".

Outdoor fun and Roman treasure promised in week of activity

Youngsters enjoy the woodland. Picture: Kent Wildlife Trust

12 May 2013

A week-long festival of fun - mostly free - is promised to families wanting to know more about everything from moths to the Romans and clay modelling.

Dozy students spark campus kitchen fire

10 May 2013

Twenty Canterbury students were evacuated from their halls of residence after a kitchen blaze was caused by burning food.

Head under fire after dad learns of son's death on school website

10 May 2013

The parents of a boy killed in a car crash have called for a head master to resign after the boy's dad discovered he had died on the school web page.

Debt-ridden dad found shot dead in garden

10 May 2013

A man discovered dead in his brother's back garden had bought a shotgun just days before his death.

UPDATE: Police say human bones are ancient remains

Police have taped off scene where human bones were found

10 May 2013

Bones found by construction workers in Whitstable are believed to be hundreds of years old.

Burglary suspect in court after chopper search

10 May 2013

Stephen Gilson, 33, has been charged with two burglaries and one attempted burglary after a police hunt in Herne Bay.

Cathedral loses out in £10m funding bid

Repairs to Canterbury Cathedral

09 May 2013

Canterbury Cathedral has lost out to a race track and a brewery in a lottery bid for millions of pounds.

Baby suffered stroke after contracting measles

Garrod threatened to inject a patient if he didn't behave. Library image.

09 May 2013

The parents of a baby who were advised not to get her vaccinated watched as she suffered a stroke and was left paralysed down one side of her body.

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