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£600m tram plan stops revealed

Transport campaigners are proposing the KenEx Thames Transit, which would provide an alternative to the Dartford Crossing and Lower Thames Crossing connecting Kent and Essex

09 December 2017

Plans for a tram route linking north Kent and Essex took a step forward this week as project bosses released a map charting its proposed stops.


Thieves target BMW steering wheels

08 December 2017

Drivers of BMWs are being warned to be vigilant after a spate of steering wheel thefts.


Man denies murdering ex girlfriend

Joshua Stimpson

08 December 2017

A man accused of killing a university student stabbed to death in a shopping centre car park is to claim diminished responsibility.

Video: Passengers' shock as row erupts on busy train

The argument was captured by another commuter. Picture: Muhammad Muzamil

08 December 2017

Footage has emerged of an argument between two commuters where one was reportedly called a 'white idiot'.


Police bring driver to a stop after chase

Kent's Road Police Unit helped out with a pursuit into London. Picture, @kentpoliceroads

08 December 2017

Officers from Kent Police's road patrol unit helped bring a driver to a stop after a chase which involved several patrol cars.

Woman suffers facial injuries in suspected homophobic attack

Police arrested a man later that morning. Stock picture.

07 December 2017

A woman was allegedly kicked on the floor and verbally abused during an unprovoked attack.

Who's been in Kent's courts?

Criminals face justice in Kent's courts

07 December 2017

A drink-driver called Beer is among the latest to be sentenced at Kent's magistrates courts.


Remembering loved ones this Christmas

The service will be held at ellenor Gravesend

07 December 2017

Hospice charity ellenor is holding its annual Lights of Love services this weekend.

Have you seen Ivan?

Ivan Wells has been reported missing.

07 December 2017

Officers appeal for information after becoming concerned for the welfare of Ivan Wells who has been reported missing.


Boy wants home for Christmas

Louis Williams wrote a letter to Santa asking for a proper home for Christmas

07 December 2017

A nine-year-old is desperate to find a permanent place to live after moving housing 11 times since he was born.


Motorcyclist's arson attack on car

Firefighters were called at 6am. Stock picture.

06 December 2017

A member of the public dialled 999 after witnessing a motorcyclist smash a window of a parked car and set fire to the passenger seat.

Nearly 2,000 children homeless

Almost 2,000 children are facing homelessness in Kent. Library image.

06 December 2017

A national charity says growing numbers of youngsters are due to spend Christmas Day in emergency accommodation.


Housebuilder looks to boom after bust

Countryside south division managing director Iain McPherson at St Mary's Island in Chatham Maritime

06 December 2017

Countryside will ramp up development in Kent over the next five years and insists it can expand towards the east as the sector makes up for lost time.


Tunnel reopens after three-lorry crash

Traffic at the Dartford tunnel. Stock picture

05 December 2017

Traffic has returned to normal at the Dartford Tunnel which was partially shut following an accident involving three lorries.


House prices rise by £11,000

In Kent the average house price increased by more than £10,000 in a year, according to figures

05 December 2017

The average property price in Kent has gone up by more than £11,000 in the last 12 months, according to the latest figures.


IT firm’s gig raises thousands for those with heart disease

Tom Cella of Kinetic IT Ltd with Basepoint Dartford centre manager Michelle Gagie.

05 December 2017

Close to Heart was a charity gig organised by Tom Cella, of Kinetic IT, to raise money for Cardiomyopathy UK.

Action plan to cut the traffic jams unveiled

It is hoped the scheme will ease congestion on the route. Stock pic

05 December 2017

Plans for a multi million pound scheme to ease congestion on a major route between Dartford and Greenhithe have gone on show.

Crash caused two hour delays

Traffic has reportedly been stopped on the M2 motorway.

04 December 2017

Motorists suffered rush-hour misery after a lorry crashed on the M25.

Woman seriously injured after falling off balcony

The police was called , to Greenhithe, after a woman fell off a balcony.

04 December 2017

A woman was taken to hospital in a serious condition after falling from a balcony as she tried to fix a faulty alarm.

Teens due in court accused of supplying laughing gas

Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, was seized. Stock pic

04 December 2017

Two teenagers are due in court after being arrested on suspicion of having laughing gas to supply at an illegal rave.

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