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New Co-op and post office open in town

The Co-Op in Cromwell Road was opened earlier today

02 February 2018

A new Co-op has opened in the centre of town containing a post office.


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.


College merger paves way for boost in technical education

Canterbury College is now part of the EKC Group

01 February 2018

Two Kent colleges have joined forces to create better skills training and opportunities for young people.


15,000 affected as dental practice quits NHS

Dr Nadim Safdar of the Bradley & Partners Dental Practice in St Peters Lane, Canterbury

01 February 2018

Thousands of people have been left without dental care from today after a practice pulled the plug on its NHS contract.


Mum holds son’s funeral without his body

Hundreds of mourners turned up at Barham Crematorium for the service

01 February 2018

The grieving mother of a man found dead on a beach held his funeral without his body after authorities refused to release him.

London drug dealers blamed for knife crime spike

A tweet from the Canterbury Community Policing Team about knife confiscations

31 January 2018

A police chief says he won't allow a drugs 'turf war' on his patch following soaring knife crime.


Traders angry at call for brand stores

The mothballed Sainsbury’s site at the Altira Business Park

31 January 2018

An MP is facing a backlash from independent traders after suggesting a shopping mall with big brands be built on a derelict site.


Zoo's first chimp born after surprise pregnancy

The baby chimp born at Wingham Wildlife Park

30 January 2018

A wildlife park has witnessed the first birth of it's chimp in the - despite mum being on the pill.


Teen banned from standing in groups

Teenagers standing in a group. Picture: Getty Images

30 January 2018

A 16-year-old boy has been banned from standing in public places in groups of three or more.

Driver 'flees' after two-car crash closes road

The silver BMW found in Cavendish Road

29 January 2018

A motorist involved in a collision is said to have left the scene this afternoon.

Dog savaged in park attack

Jack Russell Karlie who was mauled by two other dogs. Picture: Chris Davey

29 January 2018

The owner of a Jack Russell has relived the horror of seeing his beloved pet mauled in a park attack


Grieving mum in dark over son's death

Warren Ullyett was nicknamed Hightower because of his 6ft 7in frame

29 January 2018

Police are still trying to establish how a missing Kent man was found washed up on a beach in France nearly seven weeks ago.


Arrest after cyclist in his 70s seriously injured

Police and ambulance crews at the scene. Picture: Katie Davis

28 January 2018

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of dangerous driving after a cyclist in his 70s suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car.

Sculptor creates treat for senses at exhibition

Victoria Claire, from Minster, Sheppey, finishes off a piece of work

26 January 2018

A visually-impaired artist has put together an exhibition which promises to be a touch sensation.


Chaos as biker injured on busy road

Emergency crews at the scene in Sturry Road

26 January 2018

Traffic came to a standstill along a busy road as emergency crews attended the scene of an accident.


Thanet Way reopens after crash

The Thanet Way is closed coastbound. Stock pic

26 January 2018

The Thanet Way has reopened after an earlier three-car accident.

Fraud victim's dying wish comes true

William Howland

25 January 2018

A man in his 80s pleaded with his daughter not to let the man who conned him out of almost £1,000 get away with the crime.


Popular milkshake bar to open in city

Shakeaway's Rochester branch is set to relocate to Canterbury. Pic: Simon Thomas

25 January 2018

An international milkshake chain will be opening a premises in the city.


Children's play centre broken into again

Playzone was broken into early this morning

25 January 2018

A popular children's play centre has been broken into for the second time in little more than two months.

Witnesses describe the "roaring" sound of speeding bikers

Jack Whichello, 20, who died in a bike crash at Herne

24 January 2018

An inquest has heard that a young biker who died in a crash was riding a machine too powerful for his restricted licence.

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