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Royal visit to Dockyard

Prince Charles meets RNLI volunteers

29 July 2013

The Prince of Wales has been presented with a children's swing at Chatham's Historic Dockyard today, made from a ship's timbers.

Prince Charles bangs drum for Kent

The Duchess of Cornwall on a visit to Kent with Prince Charles. Picture: Chris Davey

29 July 2013

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall joined a samba band on stage at the Whitstable Oyster Festival today during a tour of the county.

Closed sports complex reopens... as church HQ

The entrance to the old scout centre

27 July 2013

A three-day Fire on the Mountain festival will herald the opening of a new church headquarters... on the site of a former sports complex.

Jail for sex offender found hiding in cellar

Malcolm Shipley was jailed after breaching his licence

27 July 2013

A sex offender - cleared of an unsolved murder - is behind bars after breaching the terms of his licence.

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Chatham Historic Dockyard

Prince Charles

15 July 2013

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Chatham's Historic Dockyard later this month, it has been revealed today.

Hospital mortality review revealed

Medway Maritime Hospital. Library image

14 July 2013

More than 200 patients died unnecessarily at Medway Maritime Hospital last year, according to a damning report.

Medway Open Studios & Arts festival kicks off this weekend

Medway Open Studios logo

10 July 2013

More than 200 artists across 32 venues around Higham, Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham will be opening their doors to the public

Bleak future for murderer jailed for graduate killing

Deke Partridge, jailed for life for murder

09 July 2013

A paranoid schizophrenic jailed for the brutal murder of a graduate has been told he's unlikely to be released at the end of his tariff.

Young people the focus of manufacturing show

Jo James is chief executive of the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. Picture: Doug Harman

08 July 2013

Manufacturing and Engineering Expo opens for business in Chatham Historic Dockyard

Get walking with Geoff Rambler

Geoff Ettridge, aka Geoff Rambler

04 July 2013

In partnership with What’s On, Geoff Rambler is leading a series of rambles around Kent. This month's walk visits ancient tombs around Medway.

Thieves break into primary school

New Road Primary School, Chatham

28 June 2013

A caretaker disturbed thieves who broke into a Chatham school and stole cash saved up for treats on a pupils’ outing.

One week on: Chatham cemetery vandals still hunted

Damage at the cemetery

24 June 2013

Police are continuing to hunt for vandals who smashed graves including babies ones at Chatham cemetery.

Blow to customers and businesses as bank prepares to shut

17 June 2013

One of the busiest Barclays branches in the county is to close its doors for the last time in just three months

170 jobs under threat as US owners plan plant closure

Up to 650 workers face being relocated

11 June 2013

In another blow to employment figures, a Kent packaging factory is expected to close with the loss of up to 170 jobs.

Rochester Bridge Trust wins award for schools work

The Rochester Bridge Trust team receive the Steve Tebb Outreach Award at Leeds Castle

10 June 2013

The Rochester Bridge Trust presented with an award by the Institute of Civil Engineers for work with schools

£8.5m dockyard scheme moves closer

The dockyard revamp will extend over 4.5 hectares

03 June 2013

Multi-million pound plans for Chatham Historic Dockyard ready to become reality

Thames Estuary airport debate takes a new twist

31 May 2013

Building an airport in Kent would mean Heathrow would have to close, according to a think tank.

M2 celebrates golden anniversary of motoring

The M2 at Sittingbourne

29 May 2013

It may have caused gridlock, jams and roadworks... but the M2 is marking a special birthday

4G launched but are you in a blackspot?

Liberty Quays in Gillingham

28 May 2013

Faster speeds for the latest version of mobile technology are being made available in Medway from this week

Heaven help us

Rochester Cathedral needs to raise £10m for its Music Endowment Fund.

23 May 2013

Save our choir: An appeal to raise much-needed cash to the tune of £9m has been launched by Rochester Cathedral

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