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Tributes pour in for 'generous and caring' son

Alex Politowicz. Picture: Kent Police.

12 October 2017

The family of a biker who died after a crash with a car have paid tribute to a beloved son, brother and friend.


White widow ‘killed in Syria’

Sally Jones had previously she wanted to return to the UK.

11 October 2017

Jihadist Sally Jones - Britain’s most wanted woman - is believed to have been killed by a drone strike in Syria.


Lifeboat deployed to rescue injured crewman

RNLI crews helped transport a man who had dislocated his thumb. Pic: RNLI.

11 October 2017

The Coastguard came to the rescue of a man who has suffered a dislocated thumb while on a survey ship destined for Egypt.


Car crashes into village pub

The Queen's Head pub in Kingsnorth. Credit: Google Maps

11 October 2017

The landlord of a village pub was woken up to a loud bang as a car crashed into the front of the pub.


Marks & Spencer plans big new store

Marks and Spencer is set to open another store

11 October 2017

Marks & Spencer is to open a major new store after Waitrose pulled out of a development.


Emergency in town centre

Paramedics have been called.

11 October 2017

Ambulances were called to an emergency in a town centre.


Barns at popular park may be made into holiday lets

Aerial view of the site. Pic: Planning application

11 October 2017

Plans to convert former farm barns into holiday lets at a popular Kent attraction are expected to be approved.


MP's baby interrupts radio interview

MP Tom Tugendhat was being interviewed about Catalonian independence

11 October 2017

A Kent MP had to cut a radio interview short when his baby started crying.

Second series of Liar could be a prequel

Stars of new ITV drama Liar, Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd by Deal Pier

11 October 2017

Viewers who have been tuning in to watch ITV drama Liar, filmed in Kent, will have to wait another week to find out if there will be a second series.


First Class ... out today!

First Class appears in KM Group newspapers the week starting October 9

11 October 2017

Don't forget to grab a copy of today's paper which features a special souvenir of your child's start to life at school.

Don't miss out!

First Class appears in KM Group newspapers the week starting October 9

11 October 2017

Don't forget to grab a copy of tomorrow's paper which features a special souvenir of your child's start to life at school.

'Deputy PM' admits Britain would be better in EU

Ashford MP Damian Green

11 October 2017

A Kent MP and top aide to the Prime Minister has admitted Britain would be better off staying in the European Union.


Former betting shop to be pizza and tapas takeaway

Thambiah Senthan is opening a takeaway in the former Starbets Gamin'

11 October 2017

A former betting shop is to be transformed into a takeaway - and managers hope to open the new venture before Christmas.

New funding bid for town centre

An artist's impression of the planned new Market Square. Picture courtesy of Hartwell Architects

11 October 2017

A business group is trying again to get a grant to provide a new-look square.


Delays clear on M2 after three separate crashes

Traffic is queuing on the M2.

11 October 2017

Traffic queues have eased on the M2 after three separate crashes.


Arts and culture come together for the Canterbury Festival

The opening parade of the Canterbury Festival

11 October 2017

There’s a rich tapestry of culture laid out for visitors to the three-week-long international arts celebration that is the Canterbury Festival.

Don't hang around: a puppetry festival is back in town

Circle of Two will be at the Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival

11 October 2017

Bigger and brighter, a puppetry festival is back in town with puppets of all shapes and sizes that will sing, dance and make you laugh.

Show me the money

The Storage Hunters Sean Kelly, Green Mile and T-Money are heading for Folkestone

11 October 2017

The three larger-than-life stars of cult hit Storage Hunters come to Kent this week with a fast-paced show and even faster-pace charity auction.

Love Always from Westlife singer Shane

Shane Filan will bring his Love Always tour to Margate Picture: Brian Powers

11 October 2017

Singer Shane Filan will bring his new tour, with songs from his latest album, Love Always, to Kent this week.

Biker seriously injured after crash with car

Police have been called to the crash scene. Stock pic

11 October 2017

Emergency crews have been called to deal with a serious crash involving a car and a motorbike.

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