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‘Don’t miss this golden opportunity’

‘Don’t miss this golden opportunity’

21 October 2014

Plans to build nearly 600 homes and sports facilities on a former golf club hang in the balance as councillors meet to discuss the plans tonight.

Kent faces a battering

Kent faces a battering

21 October 2014

The county is set for winds of up to 70mph and teeming rain as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit our shores.

Tip closed after electrical safety fears

Tip closed after electrical safety fears

21 October 2014

Herne Bay tip has been temporarily closed after an electrical fault with crushing equipment was found by a worker at the site

Chip shop owner fakes heart attack to escape armed raiders

Chip shop owner fakes heart attack to escape armed raiders

20 October 2014

Faced with three raiders a terrified chip shop owner faked a heart attack in an attempt to save himself and his wife, a court heard.

MP backs sports hub plan

MP backs sports hub plan

20 October 2014

Councillors will vote on proposals for three sites in Herne Bay and decide the future for new homes, sports facilities and a large supermarket.

Cheeky! Beach bums cause a stir

Cheeky! Beach bums cause a stir

18 October 2014

A group of lads seized the opportunity to be a bit cheeky and bared their bottoms as the Google Street View camera car passed a Kent seafront.

Veteran councillor and former Canterbury sheriff dies

Veteran councillor and former Canterbury sheriff dies

18 October 2014

A woman who has spent her life at the heart of the Canterbury and Herne Bay community has died at the age of 87.

Immigrants in their 20s put in schools with young pupils

Immigrants in their 20s put in schools with young pupils

16 October 2014

Male asylum seekers in their 20s have been placed in Kent's schools alongside young children after lying about their ages.

Canterbury Local Plan "unsound", insists CPRE Kent

Canterbury Local Plan "unsound", insists CPRE Kent

16 October 2014

The rural campaign group has obtained legal opinion which argues that Canterbury City Council has overstated development potential.

Wind farm to add more turbines

Wind farm to add more turbines

15 October 2014

An offshore windfarm is set to add 15 turbines by the summer, in an extension costing £165m.

Scottish sunshine in Proclaimers themed musical

Scottish sunshine in Proclaimers themed musical

15 October 2014

Herne Bay Musical Theatre Society are bringing the sound of the Proclaimers to the Bay Theatre from October 22 to October 25

Shad is curry champ

Shad is curry champ

15 October 2014

Readers' votes came in by Facebook, Twitter and email for Kent's most popular curry house

Weather warning as rain lashes parts of Kent

Weather warning as rain lashes parts of Kent

13 October 2014

Accidents double on Kent's roads as rain and storms lash the county, prompting the Met Office to issue a weather warning.

Crabzilla 'spotted' in Whitstable

Crabzilla 'spotted' in Whitstable

13 October 2014

A 50ft crustacean, dubbed Crabzilla, has been 'snapped' lurking beneath the waters - and it has got supernatural experts scratching their heads.

Lifeboat volunteers in training challenge

Lifeboat volunteers in training challenge

12 October 2014

Volunteer crews from Whitstable Lifeboat RNLI battled against each other to compete for the Dan Davies Trophy

Care services hardest hit by council's budget plans

Care services hardest hit by council's budget plans

09 October 2014

Kent County Council has announced sweeping spending cuts to care for the elderly and vulnerable children as it unveils next year's budget plans.

Hospitals prepared to tackle ebola cases

Hospitals prepared to tackle ebola cases

07 October 2014

A Kent health trust says it is has plans in place to deal with ebola patients after staff in hazard suits were spotted on a hospital site today.

Drivers experiencing major delays after accident on major Kent road

Drivers experiencing major delays after accident on major Kent road

04 October 2014

A five-crash is causing disruption in a corner of the county already affected by major roadworks.

Mother watched on with her children as her car was destroyed by fire

Mother watched on with her children as her car was destroyed by fire

04 October 2014

Onlookers comforted a mum and her daughters as her car caught fire.

Two decades of missed chances to stop sex beast

Two decades of missed chances to stop sex beast

03 October 2014

The victim of a predatory paedophile has criticised the missed chances that may have led to the conviction of his abuser - and saved his childhood.

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