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Faulty boilers threaten to close school

Head teacher Stuart Pywell and caretaker Keith Burgess in the school's boiler room

01 December 2017

Hundreds of pupils could be off school for weeks if officials cannot find £200,000 to fix a faulty heating system.


Pair awarded for success after head-on collision

AM Marketing founder Amy McManus cuts the cake on its third birthday last year, watched by husband and business partner Brad

01 December 2017

A husband and wife who grew their business together despite treatment following a serious car crash have been awarded for triumphing over adversity.

Christmas ice rink launch delayed

Workers have started putting up the ice rink in the Dane John

30 November 2017

The opening of a festive ice rink in Kent has been put back.


Missing police cadet found safe

Alex Willoughby caught on CCTV

30 November 2017

A teenage police cadet who sparked a widespread appeal when she disappeared two weeks has been found safe and well.

Fears 'super hospital' plan ignores impact on patients

The A&E at the William Harvey.

30 November 2017

There are fears health chiefs are not looking into the impact on patients when considering plans for a new hospital to replace A&Es in east Kent.


Housing plans on show for ex-Christian school

The site of the former Franciscan International Study Centre has been sold to property developers

30 November 2017

Plans to redevelop a former study centre for the Franciscan religious order will go on display for the first time next week.

Dopey drug-driver stopped to ask police for directions

Omo had taken cannabis. Library image.

30 November 2017

An uninsured drug-driver with a huge bag of weed in his car stopped to ask police for directions... and was promptly arrested.


Armed police to patrol Christmas shopping hotspots

Shoppers will continue to see armed and unarmed officers at Bluewater

30 November 2017

Firearms officers will be among police teams patrolling key shopping centres and busy places leading up to Christmas.


Tardis sold at auction

The Tardis in all its glory

29 November 2017

A life-size replica of Doctor Who’s Tardis has been sold for £3,200 at auction.

Police appeal after man suffers serious injuries

A man was taken to a London hospital with serious injuries

29 November 2017

Officers want witnesses of a crash which injured three people to come forward.

Police: 'It's unfair on victims to raise questions over Stone'

Michael Stone arrives at the High Court in London in 2005, appealing against his conviction of murder.

29 November 2017

Detectives say it is unfair to raise questions over the Chillenden murder probe - despite an apparent confession pointing to a wrongful conviction.


Who is Michael Stone?

Michael Stone was jailed for life for the killings

29 November 2017

Convicted killer Michael Stone has spent almost 20 years behind bars for the notorious Chillenden murders, but his criminal past extends further back.


Festive films to wrap yourself in this winter

The Nightmare Before Christmas will be screened in Canterbury

29 November 2017

Heart warming classics including The Muppet Christmas Carol and a sing-a-long Frozen are among festive favourites being screened this winter.

Review: Peter Pan at the Marlowe Theatre

Former EastEnder Shaun Williamson as Captain Hook in the Marlowe Theatre's panto, Peter Pan

29 November 2017

The pressure is on for Marlowe Theatre panto producers and cast to top last year's show: have they done it with Peter Pan?

Could new evidence cast doubt on Stone's murder conviction?

Michael Stone, who is accused of murdering Lin and Megan Russell

29 November 2017

It's believed new evidence has come to light that casts doubt on Michael Stone's conviction for the Chillenden murders.


Which area has the biggest drug problem in Kent?

Cocaine is one of the drugs that is banned from the county's streets. Picture: iStock

29 November 2017

The top five places in for drug possession in the county have been revealed.


Replica Tardis expected to spark bidding war

The Tardis in all its glory

29 November 2017

A life-sized replica of Doctor Who's Tardis is expected to fetch up to £5,000 when it is auctioned off for charity today.


Levi Bellfield 'confesses' to Chillenden murders

Lin Russell and her six-year-old daughter Megan. Picture supplied by Kent Police Press Office.

29 November 2017

Serial killer Levi Bellfield is said to have confessed to the murders of Lin and Megan Russell, casting doubt on Michael Stone's conviction.


Who is Levi Bellfield?

Levi Bellfield

29 November 2017

As one of the UK's most notorious killers, Levi Bellfield has been linked to many more attacks - but is he the real culprit of the Chillenden murders?


Death of man hit by train 'unexplained'

A Southeastern train. Stock image.

28 November 2017

A man killed when he was hit by a train yesterday has still not been identified.

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