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Cinema planned for town centre

Cineworld in Dover will open a six-screen complex in the new year

30 December 2013

Ambitious plans for a major multi-million-pound developments in the town centre have been revealed by the leader of Ashford Borough Council.

Couple battle on against mould in nightmare flat

Paul Walton with baby son Archie in their mouldy flat

30 December 2013

A couple with young children say they are in a living hell as mould sweeps through their council flat.

Incredible journey of cyclist in Cambodia

Cyclist Lesley Hall

30 December 2013

Searing heat, potholes and challenging hills were some of the obstacles faced by cyclist Lesley Hall, in a tour through Vietnam and Cambodia.

Man crushed underneath own car

The air ambulance was called to the collision

30 December 2013

A man is believed to have been crushed beneath his own car following a crash in a country lane yesterday.

Skies will light up above Margate to launch 2014

30 December 2013

The skies over Margate will be ablaze with colour at midnight on New Year’s Eve, ushering 2014 in with a spectacular firework display.

Spellbound by magician

Jellymonkey's Christmas party.

30 December 2013

Youngsters had plenty of fun at a Christmas party organised by a group of child-minders.

Villagers show the power of good

Christmas dinner in the church hall

30 December 2013

Nightmare storm failed to dampen the spirits of those without power when a make-shift community Christmas was arranged in a church hall.

Tributes paid to Michael Kerr in the name of a star

Certificate of registration: Michael Kerr's family revealed the document on social media site, Facebook.

30 December 2013

Relatives of murdered Michael Kerr have bought a star and named it after him in commemoration of his life.

Recycling changes now in force in Swale

New recycling crackdown in Ashford

30 December 2013

Residents can now recycle a wider range of materials after improved collections were brought in.

Woman wanted in connection with purse theft

Police would like to speak to this woman in connection with a theft from the William Harvey Hospital

30 December 2013

Police are trying to trace a woman in connection with the theft of a purse from a patient at the William Harvey Hospital.

Help at hand for festive depression

Mental health patients are being sent out of the county. Library image.

29 December 2013

The NHS is reminding people that while Christmas is the season to be jolly, for some it can be anything but...

Hundreds still without power days after blackout

A park for mobile homes in East Farleigh is totally flooded. Picture: Natalie Spearman

28 December 2013

More than 600 homes are still battling without electricity - five days after storms brought down power cables.

Charity concert for murdered school girl

Claire Tiltman was found dead in an alleyway in 1993

28 December 2013

A charity tribute is planned to mark 21 years since the brutal murder of school girl Claire Tiltman.

Palestinian activists hack parish website

28 December 2013

A Canterbury village has been left stunned after hackers targeted a parish website with explicit language and drug references.

Prime minister visits flood-struck Kent

David Cameron visits Yalding today

27 December 2013

David Cameron has been visiting some of Kent's worst-hit flood areas... as hundreds of homes are still without power.

Shop tea bag poltergeist exposed as fake

As the man looks at a product, a box of tea bags appears to levitate from a shelf behind him

27 December 2013

A paranormal poltergeist caught on CCTV in a shop has been exposed as a hoax... by TV magicians.

Storms cause a splash in Ashford

27 December 2013

Readers of the Kentish Express have sent in their images of the aftermath of Hurricane-force winds and heavy rain which battered the borough this week

Best ever turn-out at Dover's Boxing Day Dip

Chilly Dovorians prepared themselves for the almighty dunk in the Channel

27 December 2013

Thousands gathered on Dover's seafront to endure the freezing temperatures of the Channel as part of an annual Boxing Day Dip event.

Boxing Day tsunami victims remembered in Margate by charity

Hansaka Seneviyatne, 14 and Hiruni Senaratne, 11, lay a wreath for charity KASTDA in the North Sea at Margate in memory of the more than 30,000 Sri Lankans who died in the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.

27 December 2013

Fund raisers from Thanet gathered yesterday for the ninth successive year to remember Sri Lankan victims of the Boxing Day tsunami.

You've heard of One Direction - now meet Onesie Direction!

'Onesie Direction' get ready to take the plunge.

27 December 2013

A tribute to boy band One Direction - all dressed in onsies - were among those who braved the water for Folkestone's Boxing Day dip

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