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Thoughtless litter louts ruining river

 Plastic bottles are a menace to wildlife in the river Stour

05 October 2017

Wildlife conservationists and volunteers have teamed up to clean rubbish out of a picturesque river.


Fewer vacancies as apprenticeship levy bites

East Kent College and Canterbury College principal Graham Razey

05 October 2017

Fewer young people are taking apprenticeships because big employers are opting to train their present staff instead, official figures indicate.

Crashed car was being chased by police

The wreckage of the car in Sturry Road

04 October 2017

A suspected drink driver injured in an early-morning crash today was in a car being pursued by police, it has emerged.

A very special anniversary for War Horse

Joey the War Horse Picture: Birgit & Ralph Brinkhoff

04 October 2017

Author Michael Morpurgo was in the audience for a special 10th anniversary showing of the National Theatre adaptation of War Horse in the county.

Scarecrows blazing a trail

Scarecrows will be coming out at Westgate Parks in Canterbury

04 October 2017

They're outstanding in their field: scarecrows of all shapes, sizes and personalities will be part of a pre-Halloween trail this weekend.

Canterbury times closes

The Kentish Gazette is published every Thursday

04 October 2017

The Canterbury Times has published for a final time


Want War Horse tickets? You'll need to be patient

Joey the War Horse Picture: Birgit & Ralph Brinkhoff

03 October 2017

Theatre bosses currently hosting the National Theatre's production of War Horse, have announced it will return - but it's a long wait!

McDonald's launches delivery service

McDonalds in Canterbury.

03 October 2017

A busy McDonald's restaurant will this week start delivering to homes for the first time.


Masterplan revealed for £250m scheme

Canterbury City FC is developing plans for a new ground at Highland Court in Bridge.

03 October 2017

A controversial scheme to build a tourism development on 300 acres of highly protected land has been unveiled.


Disabled man hurt in hit and run

Tony and sister Denise Hollingsbee are demanding the driver of the car that hit Tony be prosecuted

03 October 2017

Police are still hunting a driver who left a cyclist in hospital after hitting him at a zebra crossing.


Safety risk at crematorium

Manager Darren Daughters

03 October 2017

Several trees may need to be felled at a popular spot for grieving families because a condition is putting them at risk of collapse.


Benedict gets a second encore

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in Hamlet with the National Theatre Live

03 October 2017

A Kent actor's starring role alongside Benedict Cumberbatch will get a second encore this week, due to popular demand.

Lost loved ones remembered during lantern lit charity walk

02 October 2017

A night time walk in three town centres has raised more than £35,000 for a vital charity

Lidl announces store plans

Lidl logo

02 October 2017

German food chain Lidl has revealed plans for a new shop which would create 40 jobs.


Biker died after crashing into back of van

Anthony Medhurst died in the crash

02 October 2017

A motorcyclist died after he failed to react to slowing traffic and crashed into the back of a van, an inquest heard.


Squash tribute after player's tragic death

Alex Quealy. Picture: JustGiving.com

29 September 2017

Friends of a young man who took his own life are hoping to keep his memory alive by raising thousands of pounds for a mental health charity.

All change in city street

29 September 2017

It's all change in a key part of a shopping and food district with two prominent businesses closing and a dessert parlour opening.


Fright night film screenings

Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in IT Picture: PA Photo/Warner Bros

29 September 2017

No longer just for trick-or-treaters, there's Halloween horror for grown-ups with fright night film screenings across Kent.

Revellers try to force their way into club

Steinbeck and Shaw in Canterbury

29 September 2017

Police had to be called after people grew impatient as they failed to gain entry into a popular nightspot.


Seven things to make your weekend

The Medieval Mops Fair comes to Sitingbourne. Picture: Tony Stigle

29 September 2017

We've come up with seven spot-on ideas to try with the family this weekend.

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