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Three-vehicle crash on M2

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

19 October 2017

Traffic is returning to normal following a rush-hour accident that partially blocked a motorway.

'Idiot mandarins' to blame for school's league table plunge

Simon Langton Boys' shunned the 'boring and insipid' standard English GCSE

19 October 2017

A grammar school says it will be forced to teach a 'boring and insipid' GCSE course to jump off the bottom of school league tables.


Man charged over serious assault

Stock image

16 October 2017

A man has been charged with a serious assault following an incident on a busy road.

Driver trapped after car rolls on to its side

Fire crews were called

15 October 2017

Fire crews were called after a car tipped on to its side, trapping the driver.


Dad hit by train trying to return home

Teynham Railway Station

14 October 2017

A man unfamiliar with trains died near a level crossing after mistakenly ending up on the tracks.

Kent schools facing 550 governor shortfall

Schools are facing a critical shortage of governors

13 October 2017

Schools across the county are suffering a 'critical' shortage of volunteers taking up a key support role.


Kent GP surgeries set to benefit from £4m cash injection

Stock picture of GP in a surgery with patient

12 October 2017

A new training scheme for GPs will see them offered £20,000 to take up posts in "hard to recruit areas", health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

Get to the core of the Kent harvest

Faversham-based Brogdale holds its Apple Festival this weekend Picture: Tony Flashman

12 October 2017

Hundreds of varieties of apples will be on offer at an apple festival this weekend, along with peeling and eating contests, games and family fun.

Tributes pour in for 'generous and caring' son

Alex Politowicz. Picture: Kent Police.

12 October 2017

The family of a biker who died after a crash with a car have paid tribute to a beloved son, brother and friend.


Delays clear on M2 after three separate crashes

Traffic is queuing on the M2.

11 October 2017

Traffic queues have eased on the M2 after three separate crashes.


Police appeal after biker dies in crash

The Street, Doddington. Picture: Google.

11 October 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash in a Kent village.


University student named as crash victim

09 October 2017

The identity of a man killed in a suspected hit and run on a busy dual carriageway has been revealed at the opening of an inquest.

Border Force officer arrested in guns and drugs swoop

One of the weapons found. Picture: National Crime Agency

09 October 2017

A serving member of the Border Force was one of 12 arrested in a cross-Channel firearms and drugs investigation.

Man seriously injured in lorry crash

Police were called to the crash. Stock image.

09 October 2017

A man is in hospital in a serious condition after a crash involving two cars and a lorry, which shut the Thanet Way for almost nine hours.


Police baffled after driver flees crash scene

The driver fled the scene at Dunkirk

08 October 2017

A helicopter and police dog were drafted in after officers could not find a driver following a crash on a dual carriageway.


Message in bottle found after 30 years

The message was released 30 years ago off Admiralty Pier in Dover

08 October 2017

A carer is to be reunited with a message he wrote as a child after it was discovered almost 400 miles away in Holland.


Churches targeted as thieves take lead

Davington Church was one of two to be targeted.

08 October 2017

Two Kent churches have been targeted in daylight raids - with thieves fleeing with lead and tiles.


Get spooked with some Halloween happenings

Halloween fun in Kent this October half term

07 October 2017

Looking for some Halloween fun for your little monsters? Here's our guide to what's creepy and kooky across the county.

Warning of more flooding on the way

Flood alerts are in place for several areas

06 October 2017

People are warned to stay away from high-risk areas and take care on the coast as tidal surges look set to bring more flooding to parts of Kent.

Traffic clears after M2 crash

The scene of the crash

06 October 2017

There were delays on the M2 following a crash involving two cars.

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