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'Poor' response to NHS deal with Calais hospital

The Calais hospital

27 January 2018

Health campaigners say patients should be treated in British hospitals despite NHS bosses signing a deal with French counterparts.


Chaos as biker injured on busy road

Emergency crews at the scene in Sturry Road

26 January 2018

Traffic came to a standstill along a busy road as emergency crews attended the scene of an accident.


Shakespeare's Globe's curtain up in Kent

And they're off! The Chilham Chase will follow the Shakespeare performances Picture: Paul Amos

26 January 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced it will launch its international tour in the county.

Fraudster must repay £156,000

Canterbury Crown Court

26 January 2018

It's payback time for a woman who was unmasked as a serial liar after pretending to have 'more psychiatric qualifications than Sigmund Freud'


Double murderer fails in bid to clear name

Foster Christian was jailed for the double murder. Picture: Kent Police

25 January 2018

A knifeman jailed for life for murdering two people in a petty row over the temperature of a shower has failed in his bid to overturn his conviction.


Drug-taking lifestyle ended in death of 22-year-old busker

Joshua Lambert-Price, 22, was one of three men who died at a house in Tudor Road, Wincheap.

25 January 2018

The final inquest into a triple tragedy has revealed the third man also died from taking a 'party' drug, 100 times more powerful than heroin.

Road reopens after car landed on roof

Police were called to the scene. Library image.

25 January 2018

A road was closed both ways as police tried to trace a driver after a car ended up on its roof.

Rat run closure to cause chaos

Alan Holden says the village will be cut in two

25 January 2018

Motorists are being warned of a traffic nightmare from this weekend when a key road closes.

Fraud victim's dying wish comes true

William Howland

25 January 2018

A man in his 80s pleaded with his daughter not to let the man who conned him out of almost £1,000 get away with the crime.


Popular milkshake bar to open in city

Shakeaway's Rochester branch is set to relocate to Canterbury. Pic: Simon Thomas

25 January 2018

An international milkshake chain will be opening a premises in the city.


Hundreds left without power

Engineers are working to resolve the issue

24 January 2018

A network fault has resulted in hundreds of people being left without electricity.

Alco-demics The Thinking Drinkers share their expertise

The Thinking Drinkers: they can tell you all you ever wanted to know about alcohol but were too afraid to ask

24 January 2018

Do they have a dream job? Professional alcohol experts The Thinking Drinkers are set to share their knowledge with audiences in Kent this weekend.

Operations being halted at last minute

The number of cancelled operations grew in 2016-17, compared to 2015-16. Stock picture

24 January 2018

More than 1,700 patients have been told not to come in for planned surgery at short notice, according to the latest figures.


More than 90,000 children living in poverty

A nine year old was targeted by a groomer, according to police. Pic: Thinkstock

24 January 2018

Newly-published figures reveal the parts of Kent with the highest number of children living in hardship.


Barman jailed after 'paedo-hunter' sting

Simon Burrin was caught in a sting

23 January 2018

A barman caught by a vigilante group trying to meet a 14-year-old boy for sex has been jailed.


Store manager stole thousands from Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's Local in Whitstable

23 January 2018

A supermarket manager has avoided jail after stealing thousands of pounds from his employer to "buy friends".


Crash near Asda causes tailbacks

Police have been called to the scene

23 January 2018

Police and ambulance crews are at the scene of crash reportedly involving a bike and car.

Top local chefs to join Tom Kerridge's Pub in the Park

Chef Tom Kerridge

23 January 2018

Top Kent chefs chosen to join TV chef Tom Kerridge at his Pub in the Park festival have been released along with a music line-up including Tom Odell.

Crews tackle oven fire

Stock image

22 January 2018

Firefighters were called to a home to prevent a kitchen fire from spreading out of control.

Person dies after being hit by train

Police vans outside Canterbury East after a person died when they were hit by a train

22 January 2018

Lines have fully re-opened following an incident this morning in which somebody died.

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