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Pub's prestige for real ale

The Eight Bells, Dover

21 September 2017

A town centre pub is in a new good beer guide.

Man denies stealing money for teenage cancer patient

Kelly Turner. Picture: Tony Flashman

20 September 2017

A 25-year-old has appeared in court to plead not guilty to taking cash donated to fund life-saving treatment for a teenager with a terminal illness.

Major setback for NHS 111 service

Uncertainty surrounds the NHS 111 service in Kent

20 September 2017

A company accused by a watchdog of putting the lives of patients at risk has announced it is terminating its contact.


Council leader to retire

Dover council leader Paul Watkins will retire as leader and ward councilor for St Margaret's-at-Cliffe on Saturday, September 30

20 September 2017

Cllr Paul Watkins will retire as leader of Dover District Council next Saturday.


Subway is next big name for trade park

A new Subway restaurant has opened at SPAR convenience store on Silverweed Road, Chatham.

20 September 2017

A wave of new investment is bringing new businesses to an £8m trade park.

How we defended our country

Re-enactors in Napoleonic soldier uniforms

20 September 2017

Unique Napoleonic fortifications were opened to the public for a weekend.


Rescue hero Smudge to turn on festive lights?

Smudge with his rewards

20 September 2017

A heroic dog is in the running to turn on a Kent town's Christmas lights after he sniffed out a missing hound during a walk.

Motorbike seized after reports of nuisance riding

Police seized a motorbike from a nuisance rider. Stock image.

20 September 2017

Police have taken a motorbike off a 17-year-old after reports of anti-social behaviour in a village.


Warning Kent's roads 'heading for chaos'

Could could face "traffic chaos" if the government fails to reach a customs checks deal before Brexit

19 September 2017

A deal must be reached about customs checks on both sides of the channel before Brexit to prevent a chaotic situation on our roads, says a politician.


'Cheapskate' attempt to dredge sands

The Goodwin Sands. Picture: Ian Goodban

19 September 2017

An MP has condemned plans to dig up iconic offshore sands to make way for a major port redevelopment.


Parsons Green - the Jungle connection?

Food queue at the Jungle last year. Two years after the Parsons Green suspect reportedly left

18 September 2017

Reports suggest that a suspect in the London tube bombing may have stayed in a notorious migrant camp.

Major town development - latest pictures

The construction of the St James' development this week. Picture courtesy of Apex Drone Photography

18 September 2017

New birds-eye images show the progress of a massive retail and leisure project.

Kelly charity thefts - now two charged

The Dovorian Restaurant - scene of one of the thefts

18 September 2017

Two men have been charged after a spate of charity box thefts for a girl with cancer.

PC rescues pensioner in blaze

Michael Sutton outside the house from where the pensioner was rescued

18 September 2017

An off-duty policeman swung into action when an old woman's house caught fire.

Decision finally due on new motorway junction

The junction 10 roundabout in Ashford. Picture: Ady Kerry

18 September 2017

Transport bosses are set to finally decide on plans for a new motorway junction in Kent - about a decade after the proposals were first mooted.


Honours for Normandy veterans

Presentation of Legion d'Honneur medals to Normandy veterans aboard Saga Sapphire cruise ship at Dover. Stanley Robert Elliss, left, and Richard Samson get medals from James Ryeland, managing director of George Hammond

18 September 2017

Two Normandy veterans, Richard Samson and Stanley Elliss were presented with the Légion d’honneur for their action in the D-Day landings of 1944.


Have you seen missing Phil?

17 September 2017

A social media group has posted an appeal to track down a teenager who has been missing for several days


Teen arrested over Tube bombing

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Kent in connection with the Parsons Green tube bombing

16 September 2017

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Kent in connection with the Parsons Green Tube train attack

Vision joy for long-sighted toddler

Jacob Grilli with his mum Katy. Picture from The Tonic Communications

15 September 2017

A tot moved store staff to tears when he was able to see properly again.

Hospital boss quits troubled health trust

Chief executive of East Kent Hospitals Matthew Kershaw

15 September 2017

The boss of a beleaguered Kent health trust has left his position two years after taking up the role.

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