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Hauliers help out to build hospital play equipment

 L to R Europa Worldwide Group employees: HR and facilities director,Carl Potter, charity fund co-ordinator, Agne Sruibenaite, managing director, Andrew Baxter, and credit manager, Chris McGurk.

03 February 2018

Children at darent Valley Hospital will be able to use a new play area after a haulage firm donated £10,000 for its refurbishment.

Violent burglars jailed for 30 years

Lee Sales, 33 has been jailed

02 February 2018

Two men have been jailed for a total of 30 years after breaking into homes armed with hammers, a knife and a fake handgun.


Consultation launched on stroke services

The trust runs the Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham

02 February 2018

A 10-week consultation has launched today following the announcement that three hyper acute stroke services will be created.


Bogus council workers target homes for cash

Gravesham council have warned people about bogus council workers. Picture: Simon Hildrew

02 February 2018

Gravesham council has received reports about doorstep visits from people claiming to be collecting money on behalf of them.


Fit out firm’s turnover is up by almost £10m

Lucas executive chairman and managing director Danny Lucas at the Olympic opening ceremony in 2012 after his firm fit out the Olympic Park

02 February 2018

A decorating contractor which worked on the Shard and the Olympic Stadium increased annual turnover by nearly £10m as it focused on blue chip clients.

Tributes paid to driver killed in M2 crash

Ben Johnson with his daughter, Lauren Bonner.

02 February 2018

A motorist who died after his car left the M2 and overturned has been named locally as 44-year-old Ben Johnson.


Gritters and buses attacked by vandals

A gritter was left damaged after being attacked by vandals

02 February 2018

Bus services were cancelled and a gritting lorry was damaged after vehicles were pelted with rocks and bricks.


Arrests after two burglaries

The two men are being questioned. Stock picture.

01 February 2018

Two men are being questioned after two burglaries were committed last week.

Morrisons to cut management jobs

Morrisons has announced cuts to management

01 February 2018

Britain's fourth largest supermarket Morrisons is to cut 1,500 manager roles as it becomes the latest retailer to shake up its staff structure.


Hundreds voice concern over high speed threat

Alice Verbeeren, 5, and Shelley Verbeeren, promoting our campaign to retain the high speed service to St Pancras International.

01 February 2018

Plans to scrap high speed train services to the capital will force people out of a major Kent town, commuters have warned.


Man, 44, dies after crash on M2

The incident happened on Thursday morning. Picture: Highways England.

01 February 2018

A man killed on the M2 earlier today was 44 years old, police have revealed.


'Murder accused had personality disorder'

Police at the scene of the incident

01 February 2018

Two psychiatrists gave differing views in court about the mental state of a man accused of murdering his ex girlfriend.

Consultation on plan for cycle route

Official opening of the new Cycle Hub at Gravesend train station

01 February 2018

A consultation has opened on a £180,000 scheme to install a signed cycle route between a town's train station and a cycling park.


Demolition takes down section of power station

The ninth demolition at Tilbury. Picture: Fraser Gray

01 February 2018

Two units of a power station were destroyed earlier today in the latest demolition at the site.

Parts of Kent on flood alert

Flood alerts have been released. Stock image

01 February 2018

Flood alerts were issued for parts of the county as rivers struggled to cope with the flow of water.

Thieves put hospice patient transport out of use

ellenor hospice's base at Coldharbour Road, Northfleet

01 February 2018

Thieves have struck at a hospice, stealing catalytic converters from both patient transport minibuses.


Baby's birthday celebrations led to violent assault

Tomasz Morawiec was handed an 18-month community order following the attack

01 February 2018

A bricklayer throttled his girlfriend after the pair rowed hours after celebrating their son's first birthday.

Fundraising effort for Isla

Isla Austin contracted neuroblastoma six months ago

31 January 2018

People in one Kent town are uniting behind a two-year-old girl who is fighting a rare form of cancer.

80 burglaries in one month prompts warning

Burglaries have spiked in January. Stock image

31 January 2018

A total of 80 burglaries have been reported to police in two Kent towns in the past month.


Cocaine dealer must pay back £12k

Lee Nevard. Picture: Kent Police

31 January 2018

A cocaine dealer serving nine years has been ordered to pay back £12,681 of criminal earning following a financial investigation.

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