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And another quits Ukip

19 February 2018

Former county chairman Richard Palmer has quit Ukip following the party's decision to oust leader Henry Bolton.

I'm going to run from John O'Groats to Land's End

18 February 2018

Marathon man Michael Rotherman is planning to cover 860 miles from one end of Britain to the other in an incredible 17 days.

Litter-strewn laybys and verges 'hideous'

16 February 2018

The level of litter beside an A-road has been described as the worst it has ever been.

Councils failing to meet housing targets

16 February 2018

Not enough homes are being built in several areas of Kent, according to the latest figures.

Man arrested after prison visit

15 February 2018

A 26-year-old man was arrested after acting suspiciously near a Kent prison.

Ship's figurehead needs a touch of paint

15 February 2018

Titan, the ship's figurehead, needs a facelift after more than 30 years of guarding a sea wall, say residents. He also needs a dog-waste bin moved.

End of an era for 40-year-old cafe

15 February 2018

A popular cafe in the middle of a battle for a marina is being pulled down to make way for 1,000 houses.

Appeal after man's body found at roadside

14 February 2018

Police say they are treating the death of a man whose body was found at the side of the road as unexplained.

'Permanent lorry parking should be built near A2'

13 February 2018

The bosses of three Kent councils have urged the government to look at building permanent lorry parking.

Could this be Kent's answer to the Spice Girls?

13 February 2018

A Kent singer who once supported soul queen Beverley Knight has roped in two friends to form a new all-girl group.

Missing teenage girl found

12 February 2018

A 15-year-old girl reported missing from Essex has been found safe and well.

CCTV released amid teenager's assault charge

12 February 2018

Police have released CCTV images after a man was charged with causing grievous bodily harm without intent following a serious assault last summer.

Have you seen missing Chloe?

12 February 2018

Police are asking for help locating a 15-year-old girl, from Essex, who they say has links to Kent.

Volunteers tackle theatre rebuild on their own

12 February 2018

When an historic Kent theatre lost out on a major grant, volunteers decided to roll their sleeves up and do the job themselves.

Family's TV-home garden to open for public viewing

11 February 2018

The garden of a TV-home that was transformed by the DIY SOS team will be open to the public to raise money for charity.

Top barber Salih goes face-to-face in wet shave contest

10 February 2018

A Sheerness barber proved he is a cut above after making it to the shortlist of Britain’s best wet shaver.

TV comic's night of terror

09 February 2018

Television comic Lee Hurst recalls the night he threatened to take his own life in a dramatic NHS protest for his dad.

Driver hit 150mph as he fled police after bungled ram raid

08 February 2018

A thief hit some of the highest speeds ever recorded on Kent's roads as he fled police following a bungled supermarket ram raid.


‘Garden’ towns on the agenda to ease crisis

08 February 2018

A radical shift in housing policy – creating entirely new ‘garden’ towns and villages of thousands of homes – is being considered for Swale.

Brain scan for rescued fox

08 February 2018

A community of animal lovers have helped save the life of a fox, which has undergone tests costing £1,750.

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