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Girl hit by car suffers serious head injuries

Police and paramedics at the scene

21 October 2017

A 14-year-old girl struck by a car has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries.

Storm Brian hits Kent

Waves batter the sea wall at Folkestone

21 October 2017

High winds and rain are battering the county as a predicted storm arrives in Kent.


Grammar school to be demolished - against its wishes

The much-heralded wide corridors at Simon Langton Girls' School

21 October 2017

A Kent grammar will be pulled to the ground and replaced with a new school....but the head teacher is against the plans.


Travel delays as Kent braced for Storm Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

21 October 2017

Precautions are being taken ahead of the arrival of Storm Brian today.


Man wanted for nine months arrested at dentists

Chopra and Associates dental surgery in Canterbury. Google Street View

20 October 2017

A 41-year-old hunted by police since January has today been arrested - at a dental surgery.


Boy knocked down on school run

The ambulance service attended the scene

19 October 2017

A boy has been taken to hospital after he was struck by a car this morning.


'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.


Boy, 4, and mum rescued from mud

Fire crews help the woman off the beach

15 October 2017

A four-year-old boy and his mum had to be rescued after getting stuck in soft mud off the Kent coast.

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.

Five arrests after firm's computers 'hacked'

Stock image.

12 October 2017

Five people have been arrested by officers investigating the alleged hacking of a Kent company following a series of raids.

Missing man found safe

Michael Browne

12 October 2017

A pensioner who went missing without his medication has been found safe and well.

Troubled health trust gets new boss

Susan Acott has been appointed interim chief executive

11 October 2017

A beleaguered Kent health trust has a new chief executive - but bosses have only put her in the role until early next year.


Man fights for life after recovery truck crash

Ambulance crews have been called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb

10 October 2017

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after two cars crashed into a broken down recovery truck on a busy dual carriageway.


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.

Family cherish the memory of remarkable Sian

Sian Yeatman, who lost her battle with cancer aged 11

09 October 2017

An 11-year-old who embraced life as an adrenaline junkie has been remembered after she lost her two-year battle with cancer.

Stranded pair rescued after boat breaks down

The boat was rescued off Herne Bay

08 October 2017

Two people had to be rescued by lifeboat crews after the propeller on their boat failed.


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.

Pensioner treated by paramedics after house blaze

Firefighters were called at 6am. Stock picture.

05 October 2017

Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze as woman is treated for smoke inhalation.

Wind firm blows investments as it falls into administration

A wind turbine designed by X-Wind Power

04 October 2017

A wind energy company is in administration four years after moving to Kent and later receiving a £1m council loan as it promised to create 100 jobs.

Crashed car was being chased by police

The wreckage of the car in Sturry Road

04 October 2017

A suspected drink driver injured in an early-morning crash today was in a car being pursued by police, it has emerged.

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