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Simple Minds, Pretenders and KT Tunstall announce Kent date

Simple Minds will be coming to Kent

11 December 2017

Simple Minds and The Pretenders will reunite on stage in Kent next summer for the first time in more than 30 years.


Toilet bar promising glamour

An artist's impression of how the new Privy venue will look

11 December 2017

A bar, which has been fashioned from an old toilet block, is to be transformed into one of Kent's hottest new nightspots.


End of an era for high street shop

The former home to WJ Cox printworks and stationers has gone on the market

11 December 2017

A Victorian building in the heart of a town is up for sale for the first time since the mid 1800s.

She Who Bakes' tips for building a baking empire

Britt Whyatt of She Who Bakes has written her first business book

11 December 2017

Baking guru Britt Whyatt has published her first book - and it's the one she wishes she'd had when she started out in business.

Off-duty firefighters save home

Paul Dennis and son Steven

11 December 2017

A dad has praised two men who sprang into action to help save a house from going up in flames.


Officers face misconduct allegations over man's death

The man died while in custody. Stock picture.

11 December 2017

Police have been told to review how they handle defendants in custody after a suspect collapsed while his fingerprints were being taken and died.

Hundreds of homes left without power

Work is being done to the power cables.

10 December 2017

Engineers are working to restore power to hundreds of homes as temperatures drop to almost freezing.


Missing Leah found

Missing: Leah Hazelton. Picture: Kent Police

10 December 2017

Police say missing teenager Leah Hazelton has been found safe and well.


Sweet singing in the choir: Christmas carol services in Kent

Enjoy the music of The Snowman again this Christmas

10 December 2017

‘Tis the season to be jolly – so spread the joy at a carol service near you: here's where to find one across the county.

Wheelchair delays leave disabled gran in limbo

Rosemary Norris and her son John who have been waiting almost a year for parts for their wheelchairs

10 December 2017

A 67-year-old grandmother placed an order for spare parts for her wheelchair seven months ago...but is still waiting for them to be delivered.


Why homeless appeal matters so much

Homelessness is prevalent in many parts of Kent. Library image

10 December 2017

Writer and former homeless man David George explains the difference charities like Sanctuary make to the lives of those on the streets.


Put the fizz into the festive season with eight tipple tips

Put the pizzazz into your pours this Christmas Picture: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos

10 December 2017

Keep your festive season fizzing over with these Christmas tips for your tipples.

Game of Thrones star to attend festival

The Iron Throne from Game of Throne

09 December 2017

A Game of Thrones star has been confirmed to attend a festival in Kent dedicated to the show.

Man dies in collision

Deal Dover road. Road closed due to serious accident.

09 December 2017

Police have confirmed that a man has died after a car crash in the early hours of this morning.


Ritz ordered to pay claim over 'rock hard' scones

Stock image. The scones were 'rock hard'.

09 December 2017

A family have won a claim against the Ritz after being served 'rock hard' scones and having their tea spilt.


Reality star appears at shopping centre

Megan McKenna

09 December 2017

A reality TV and country music star is set to meet and greet fans at a Kent shopping centre today.


Couple’s shock as Butlin's pulls plug on party

Frank and Denise O'Hara, of Sheerness Holiday Park, who are furious with Butlin's after it cancelled their wedding anniversary break with just a few weeks' notice

09 December 2017

A couple who planned to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family break had it cancelled at last minute.


Rally for our high street

Biggin Street, with M&S on the left, from where the march begins

09 December 2017

A march takes place today to promote a town's precinct as a major competitor soon arrives.


Making women feel comfortable in the work place

Bosses have been warned they are leaving themselves open to legal action if they do not put policies in place to support women going through the menopause

09 December 2017

Bosses in the county need to wake up to the impact of the menopause at work or face legal action, a leading lawyer on the condition has warned.

Lucky listener wins £1,000 prize

Thousand Pound Friday on kmfm

08 December 2017

Another listener has won the best type of early Christmas present after tuning in to kmfm and winning £1,000

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