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Coach driver touched by plight of stabbed student

Molly McLaren

12 October 2017

A man has donated half of his monthly wage in memory of a young woman stabbed to death in a shopping centre car park.


Emergency water repairs create chaos for motorists

Road closed: No access to Halfway Road from Sheerness.

12 October 2017

Drivers are facing a 10-mile detour for the next two weeks as engineers battle to repair a town centre water main.


Target date set to open restaurant

What Tacos Locos in Sittingbourne High Street could look like.

12 October 2017

Food lovers are eagerly awaiting a new place to enjoy Mexican cuisine, which is set to open soon.

Admiral cuts ribbon on new £25million school

Admiral The Lord Boyce accompanied by head teacher Simon Smith cut the ribbon

12 October 2017

A new £25 million secondary school in Kent was officially opened by the highest ranking officer of the Royal Navy.


Two charged with supplying drugs

Bag of heroin, stock picture. Thinkstock Image Library

12 October 2017

Two men have been charged with possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply after being arrested earlier this week.

Village defibrillator installed in memory of pub manager

 First aid trainer David Pinkney, pub owner John Walsh and first responder Zella Nerssessian with the new defibrillator outside The Five Bells in Ringwould

12 October 2017

A new defibrillator has been installed outside the Five Bells in Ringwould for use of residents and motorists on the busy A258 Dover to Deal road

Kent town is one of the happiest in Britain

The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells. Picture: Matthew Walker

12 October 2017

An affluent Kent town has been named the fifth happiest place to live in Britain, according to an annual survey.


Teen hit by car

The teen was arrested on suspicion of burglary. Stock image.

12 October 2017

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.


Missing man found safe

Michael Browne

12 October 2017

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

Get to the core of the Kent harvest

Faversham-based Brogdale holds its Apple Festival this weekend Picture: Tony Flashman

12 October 2017

Hundreds of varieties of apples will be on offer at an apple festival this weekend, along with peeling and eating contests, games and family fun.

What's hot in the bulb world

The Sea Breeze iris at Great Comp

12 October 2017

Get a splash of autumn colour with a gardens' Autumn Extravaganza, featuring two days of rare and unusual plants and top specimens in full bloom.

Part of the city's fabric for three centuries

12 October 2017

Since 1717 the Kentish Gazette has stood side by side with the people, to become one of the country's oldest surviving publications. Here's its story.

Fancy making a living from witchcraft?

Caroline Hardinges is offering apprenticeships in witchery

12 October 2017

A Kent woman has launched a scheme to help people become real-life sorcerers.


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.

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