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How you could be related to royal baby

The Duchess of Cambridge visits an outdoor activities centre, near Wrotham, in June 2012. Picture: David Parker

22 July 2013

A professional genealogist related to Kate Middleton has today revealed hundreds of people across Kent will have close family ties to her child.

Police sniff out suspected thief

22 July 2013

A man has been arrested for stealing fuel after officers found him smelling of diesel.

Bid for changes to late night busking

Dan Harding and Josh Pardell busking in the Buttermarket in Canterbury

21 July 2013

Plans to regulate busking in Canterbury have been proposed by councillors after noise complaints.

How 'our Gracie' became aunty to orphan William

Famous singer Gracie Fields

20 July 2013

An orphan who grew up in a Kent care home has told the incredible story of how he was 'adopted' by screen superstar Gracie Fields

Man taken to hospital after bedsit fire

20 July 2013

Firefighters attended Craddock Road in Canterbury last night after a fire broke out in a bedsit.

Accountant who lived high life jailed for £3m fraud

Football syndicate fraudster Darren Thompson

19 July 2013

An accountant has been jailed for a £3m gambling fraud which funded holidays, expensive cars... and even his wedding.

Lib Dem chief in Twitter spat

Canterbury Lib Dem leader Cllr Alex Perkins

19 July 2013

A keyboard war erupted between Canterbury's Lib Dem leader and a Tory councillor in a furious four-letter online spat about closing museums.

Man terrorised neighbours by howling like a wolf

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

19 July 2013

An ex-BBC employee has been jailed after keeping his terrified neighbours up all night by shouting, swearing and repeatedly howling like a wolf.

Councillors' U-turn on expenses hike

Expenses submission form

19 July 2013

County hall members have voted against a near 50% hike in their travel expenses - after a huge backlash.

How about cat!

19 July 2013

Buxton the Whitstable cat has been reunited with his owners... after going missing in Scotland during a voyage around UK.

Wartime bomb detonated off Kent coast

The wartime parachute mine is detonated off Herne Bay. Picture: Chris Davey

19 July 2013

Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion on a Second World War mine found off the coast of Herne Bay by a fisherman.

Junkie pulled down trousers to inject in city centre park

Harriet Kelly was found dead in a tent

18 July 2013

A heroin addict who injected himself in the groin near a play park in a Canterbury beauty spot claimed the drug was a painkiller.

Rush-hour delays as crash closes A2

Police launched blitz on uninsured motorists

18 July 2013

Motorists faced delays in Faversham this morning after a multi-car crash on the A2.

Gizmo guitarist Martin Reed dies after year-long cancer battle

18 July 2013

Martin Reed played his final gig just two weeks before his death after doctors told him his tumour was inoperable.

"Let's get more visitors"

Herne Bay Museum

18 July 2013

Council plans to partially close museums in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay suffered a blow as a committee voted to find ways to keep them open.

Doubts over multi-million pound football ground

Ridlands Farm - proposed site of Canterbury City Football Club

18 July 2013

Council bosses reconsider funding for Canterbury City FC's new stadium.

Nurse cleared of sex abuse claims

Nurse Laurence Arnold has been struck off

17 July 2013

A male nurse accused of sexually assaulting an elderly care home patient has been acquitted.

Jobless toll falls by 1,500

The county's dole queues have shrunk

17 July 2013

The number of people on the dole queue in Kent has tumbled by more than 1,500, figures out today reveal.

Christmas lights funding pulled

Herne Bay's Christmas lights last year

17 July 2013

We might be in the middle of a heatwave, but Canterbury City Council has announced it will stop funding Christmas lights displays to save money.

First shots of Kent's role in new TV drama

Rory Kinnear with Gazette chief reporter Gerry Warren and news editor Joe Walker

17 July 2013

The trailer for Channel 4 mystery thriller Southcliffe, which was shot in Faversham, have appeared on screen for the first time.

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