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Delays after four-car motorway smash

Road closed - stock image

12 February 2018

Part of a busy route was blocked for several hours following a crash involving four vehicles.

Funeral held for borough's former mayor

Funeral of of former Gravesham councillor and mayor Bill Dyke.

12 February 2018

St Mary the Virgin Church, Chalk, was filled with people as they attended the funeral of former mayor, William Dyke.

Four in hospital after crash

The scene of the accident in Southfleet.

12 February 2018

Four people were taken to hospital after a crash on a rural road.

Lorry and car crash on A2

Stock image.

12 February 2018

Traffic was partially blocked to rush-hour traffic after a crash on the A2 this morning.

Helping homeless people is an all-year-round task

Editor Nikki White, chief reporter Ed McConnell and reporter Chris Hunter delivered donations from our homeless charity appeal to Manager Vicki Clarke and Steve and Lorna Nolan.

11 February 2018

Yet more donations have been delivered to homeless charity Sanctuary following our Christmas appeal

Man beaten and stabbed by armed gang

The Ship Inn, Southfleet. Picture: Google

11 February 2018

An armed gang chased a man into a pub before savagely beating and stabbing him.


Crews called to series of rubbish fires

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

11 February 2018

Firefighters were called twice overnight and this morning in the latest of a series of rubbish fires.

Man appears in court on suspicion of stealing car from driveway

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A2 at Bapchild. Stock pic

09 February 2018

A man appeared at Medway Magistrates Court after allegedly stealing a BMW.


Pair quizzed after routine stop leads to drugs arrest

Police were called just before 6.30am. Stock picture.

09 February 2018

Two men are being questioned by police after a broken headline led to them being arrested on suspicion of drug dealing.

Road works to last all month

Virgin Media engineers in High Street, Gravesend

09 February 2018

Works to upgrade broadband in one town centre will run for three weeks.


Fire fighters called out to town centre after electrical fault

Fire crews were called out to the town centre.

09 February 2018

A sparking air conditioning unit led to firefighters being called to a town centre site this morning.

VIDEO: Mobile phone footage saves horse's life

Video footage saves horse's life.

08 February 2018

A woman who found a horse stuck up to its neck in muddy water helped save its life by recording footage and sending it to the emergency services.


Controversial hotel plans approval

The Tollgate Hotel, in Watling Street, Gravesend.

08 February 2018

Highly controversial plans to tear down a dilapidated hotel and build a petrol station in its place have been approved.


A&E units still struggling to meet targets

The A&E at the William Harvey.

08 February 2018

Some Kent patients are still waiting more than four hours to be treated in A&E - making it one of the most challenging winters on record.


VIDEO: Molly's loved ones continue her legacy

Molly McLaren

07 February 2018

The friends and family of Molly McLaren, who was murdered by her ex, say they are determined to continue her work to help people with mental illness.

Activity week marks market's 750th birthday

Gravesend Borough Market, the entrance to the market off High Street. Picture: Gravesham council

07 February 2018

A week of events and activities will be held over half term to mark one of the county's oldest market's birthdays.


‘Cut road’s speed limit before a child is injured’

People living in Dobson Road and Stacey Close have signed a petition to reduce the speed limit along Valley Drive.

07 February 2018

A petition has been made to change the speed limit from 40mph to 30mph in Valley Drive.


Kent comedian to take on legendary comic role

Joe Pasquale

06 February 2018

Kent comedian Joe Pasquale will take on the accident-prone comedy character Frank Spencer in a national tour which comes to his local theatre.

'Molly shines bright as a star forever glowing'

Molly McLaren with her parents

06 February 2018

The family of Molly McLaren have spoken of their agony at her murder and commitment to raising awareness of stalking as the man responsible is jailed.


Jury retires to consider verdicts in car park murder trial

Joshua Stimpson

06 February 2018

The jury has retired to consider their verdicts after a woman was repeatedly stabbed in a shopping centre car park.

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