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Hundreds pack platforms as rail chaos hits

09 November 2017

Passengers packed on to platforms for several hours after trains had to be cancelled, leaving people stranded in London and across Kent.

Engineers at scene of burst water main

stock photo

09 November 2017

A burst water main is causing delays for drivers on a busy road.


Garage cordoned off after raid

The Esso garage in Kings Road, Herne Bay, has been cordoned off

07 November 2017

Police have taped off a petrol station this morning following an overnight raid.


Hammer raid on town bookies

Coral Bookmakers in Herne Bay after a previous raid

07 November 2017

Two men threatened staff at a bookmakers with a hammer before fleeing with cash.


Thousands of GP patients affected by merger

Patients registered with Coach House Surgery are affected by the change

07 November 2017

Officials have confirmed 5,000 patients are being transferred to another GP surgery as part of a controversial merger.


Teenager dies after car hit tree

Jack Mosley has died six weeks after the crash

05 November 2017

Friends of a 19-year-old have held a vigil in his memory following his death.


MPs treated as ‘guilty before proven innocent’

North Thanet MP Sir Roger Gale

04 November 2017

Members of parliament accused of sexual harassment are being treated as ‘guilty before proven innocent’, a Kent MP has said.


Road closed following crash

A traffic jam. Stock image

03 November 2017

Drivers suffered long diversions after an accident between two cars on a busy road.


Jealous bricklayer threw knife at 'love rival'

Oliver Hamilton-Harris has been jailed for two years

02 November 2017

A man who believed his ex-lover had started a relationship broke into a house while armed with a knife to confront the man.


Disabled urge council to honour free parking promise

Nick Hunt with his daughter Sophie

02 November 2017

Blue badge holders fear ticketless technology will spell the end of their free parking entitlement - but the council insists their needs will be met.


Sisters make heartbreaking decision amid cancer risk

Sisters Danielle Gawler and Natalie Savage

01 November 2017

Two women, aged 21 and 23, are planning to have their breasts and ovaries removed in the hope of avoiding the same cancer that killed their gran.


New hospital option 'has to be on table'

Simon Perks, from the NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG, speaks to campaigners trying to save the Kent & Canterbury

29 October 2017

An option for a new hospital in east Kent "has to be on the table" when future healthcare proposals are presented next year, NHS bosses are told.


Hospital services to come under scrutiny

The Kent and Canterbury Hospital

27 October 2017

A packed public meeting is expected tomorrow when health campaigners will quiz hospital chiefs over "unacceptable" A&E waiting times.


MP sorry over Russia Today interview

Rosie Duffield interviewed on Russia Today's News Thing. #newsthing

27 October 2017

A Labour MP has apologised to the LGBT+ community for appearing on a state-funded TV station dubbed 'Vladimir Putin’s propaganda channel'.


Driver faces long jail sentence for horror death crash

Joseph Bills

26 October 2017

A 22-year-old has admitted killing a cyclist while under the influence of drink and drugs - and then fleeing the scene.


Kent's most hit rail bridges revealed

In March 2016 a skip lorry smashed into Kearsney bridge - Kent's most hit railway bridge

26 October 2017

The railway bridges most frequently hit by vehicles have been revealed - with three in Kent in the country's top 50.


Appeal after girl hit by car

Police and paramedics at the scene

24 October 2017

Police want to speak to anyone who saw a girl being knocked down by a car, leaving her with serious head and arm injuries.

Dad in court over daughter's caravan park 'murder'

Olivia Kray

24 October 2017

A father has appeared in court charged with murdering his daughter, who was strangled at a caravan park, and trying to kill his ex-partner.

One in five children start school overweight

Children are being spoiled by their grandparents, according to a study

23 October 2017

Startling figures have revealed almost a fifth of reception children are overweight, prompting a call for urgent action to tackle childhood obesity.

Brian blows over

A huge wave at Dover seafront from Storm Brian. Picture: Tony Flashman

22 October 2017

Kent has escaped severe damage from the violent Storm Brian, suffering just a few fallen trees.

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