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Missing Barbora, 16, found safe and well

Barbora Horvathova is missing and last seen in Deal, Kent

12 October 2017

A 16-year-old who sparked an appeal after going missing more than two weeks ago has been found safe.

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Forensics spotted in residential road

12 October 2017

The team of forensics was seen entering a house on the road.

Pensioner had leg amputated after rolling car crushed her

Jeanette Maggs was flown to hospital after the incident. Stock image: SECAmb.

12 October 2017

A woman had to have her leg amputated after she was left pinned between vehicles when her friend failed to apply the handbrake, a court heard.

Kent GP surgeries set to benefit from £4m cash injection

Stock picture of GP in a surgery with patient

12 October 2017

A new training scheme for GPs will see them offered £20,000 to take up posts in "hard to recruit areas", health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

Arrest after microwave thrown at car

Police have made an arrest. Stock picture.

12 October 2017

A suspected vandal has been arrested after five cars were damaged, including one that was hit with a microwave.

Supermarket giant pulls store plans

Asda has pulled out of the Sheppey supermarket plan

12 October 2017

Asda has pulled out of plans to build a new supermarket on the edge of a housing estate.

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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.

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Happy 300th birthday

12 October 2017

Canterbury Cathedral was packed for a special evensong which marked three centuries of the Kentish Gazette reporting the news in the city.

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.

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Stalker jailed for campaign of harassment against ex

Morrissey was convicted

12 October 2017

A woman feared her jealous ex-husband had installed a camera in her bedroom after she refused to reveal the identity of her new lover, a court heard.

Care home that 'smells of cat urine' in special measures

Dementia patients were discovered with unexplained cuts and bruises at St Claire Care Home, Folkestone: Google

12 October 2017

Residents at a Kent care home suffered unexplained bruising and tears to their skin and were unable to complain to untrained staff.

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Cars damaged in hit and run

A VW parked in the private lot was dented

12 October 2017

A driver is alleged to have driven through a fence and damaged a number of cars in a private car park, before fleeing the scene.

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Child in costume filmed in 'bizarre' bar burglary

The masked raiders sized up the phone left on the bar

12 October 2017

Bizarre footage of a child dressed in a Halloween costume has emerged showing him stealing from a club's bar.

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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.

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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

Council agrees to clamp down on selling acid after attacks

There are calls for tougher laws on selling acid

12 October 2017

A council has agreed to toughen up laws on the sale of corrosive substances after a series of acid attacks.

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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.

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TV comic calls in – what are the chances of that?

Comedian Harry Hill visited Willmington Academy on Monday, to chat to pupils from both the academy and schools in the Leigh Trust, about his new childrens book, Matt Millz

12 October 2017

Comedian Harry Hill looked on as school children took a break from lessons to deliver their best gags.

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Five arrests after firm's computers 'hacked'

Stock image.

12 October 2017

Five people have been arrested by officers investigating the alleged hacking of a Kent company following a series of raids.

Teen hit by car

Police were called to the scene this morning. Stock image.

12 October 2017

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

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