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Kidnappers guilty of knuckleduster attack on woman

The alleged assaults involved a knuckleduster. Picture: Getty Images

21 September 2016

Three people have been convicted of kidnapping a woman, bundling her into a car and forcing her to endure a series of horrific attacks.

Living Shappi ever after

Earlier this year Shappi appeared with her son on ITV's Big Star's Little Star

13 September 2016

Comedian Shappi Khorsandi makes a living making people laugh, yet her new book echoes her experiences of low self-esteem and tough times in her teens

Turn back the clock this weekend

Taking time out for a cuppa

13 September 2016

Hang out the bunting and get a brew on – Salute to the 40s is set to steam into the Historic Dockyard at Chatham


Bank on this weekend for summer fun

There's plenty to do at Chatham's Historic Dockyard

29 August 2016

From ice cream to open-air entertainment and storytelling to examining owl pellets, there's something for everyone this bank holiday across Kent.


Son of Sally Jones 'executed man in Isis video'

Sally Jones had previously she wanted to return to the UK.

28 August 2016

A young boy filmed executing a man in an Isis propaganda video has been named as the son of terrorist Sally Jones.


Hours of delays after crash on major road

The scene of the crash. Picture: Nicole Etherington

20 August 2016

A major road was blocked following a two-car crash.

School's out!

Be a superhero at the Forum Shopping Centre as part of its summer holidays fun

13 August 2016

From the world's first indoor football park to The BFG, puzzles and trails, we round up the activities to do across Kent through the summer.


Weather warning for heavy rain in Kent

Heavy rainfall is expected

12 June 2016

Forecasters say there is a chance of localised flooding as Kent could be hit by heavy downpours over the next two days.


Kent recognised in Queen's birthday honours list

10 June 2016

As part of her 90th birthday celebrations, the Queen's honours list has been announced - and there is plenty to celebrate across the county.


Pulling the strings

The orchestra was founded in 1985

07 June 2016

A Kent musician just wanted fun when he founded a ukulele group 31 years ago. Now the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is in demand across the world

The £10 sarnie: it better be good

The £10 Ship and Trades sandwich

05 June 2016

A tenner for a sarnie? That’s the price for what must rank as Medway’s dearest sandwich. Is it worth it? Jenni Horn got stuck in.


Poking fun at Game of Thrones: it's Graeme of Thrones

Graeme of Thrones comes to Kent as part of a 37-date tour

01 June 2016

Beheadings, grisly deaths and missing dragons, Graeme of Thrones promises to be a must for all Game of Thrones fans.

Bonnets, top hats and a Dickens of time

Last year's Dickens Festival

31 May 2016

Medway comes out to celebrate one of its favourite sons this weekend at the 38th Rochester Dickens Festival. Here’s what to look out for..


A life on the ocean wave

You can get close to the timbers on show at the Command of the Oceans exhibition. Picture: Rikard Osterlund

25 May 2016

A new permanent exhibition at Chatham's Historic Dockyard, featuring part of a historic ship, goes on show to the public this weekend.

Band of brothers are still on the march

The Proclaimers. Picture: Sol Nicol.

17 May 2016

Singing twins The Proclaimers released their first album back in 1987, but are still going strong. This week they play the first of four Kent dates.

Go with the flow with river trips across Kent

Canterbury Historic River Tours

15 May 2016

See the county from a different vantage point by taking a river trip: here's eight of the best.

All the county's a stage

Scenes from Call the Midwife are filmed at Chatham's Historic Dockyard

11 May 2016

From Call the Midwife tours to TV dramas, almost 300 sites across Kent have been featured in films from dramas to blockbusters.


Shoe store opens its doors

Deichmann has opened in the former WHSmith premises in the Pentagon Centre

28 April 2016

Deichmann shoes has opened a store in Chatham, where WHSmith used to be, creating 12 jobs.

Three days of fun and lots of Va-Va-Broom

Last year's Sweeps Festival

26 April 2016

Enjoy the bank holiday weekend – with bells on. Here’s what’s on offer at the annual Sweeps Festival in Rochester.


Festivals to get stuck into

Performance is part of literary festivals

19 April 2016

From famous authors to actors, Kent has a literary line-up in 2016 to get stuck into.

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