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Kent born sound designer up for Bafta

Maidstone born sound designer Julian Slater has been nominated for a Bafta for his work on Baby Driver.

18 February 2018

A Kent-born sound designer who worked on films including Mad Max: Fury Road and Scott Pilgrim vs the World has been nominated for tonight's Baftas

Muslim cab driver bitten by woman

Frankie Jo Schock exits Maidstone Magistrates' Court

18 February 2018

A taxi passenger has been found guilty of carrying out a racially aggravated assault in the days following a terrorist attack.


What next for Yarnold?

Kent's Lizzy Yarnold carried the flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Picture: Team GB

18 February 2018

Double Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold has refused to be drawn on her future in the sport.

Alert as Donald Duck and Belinda Chicken go missing

Ducknapped: Donald

17 February 2018

A heartbroken family has appealed for help to find a pet duck called Donald and chicken called Belinda apparently stolen by "scum" from a back garden.


Party leader to learn fate

Ukip leader Henry Bolton

17 February 2018

Ukip members are meeting today to decide whether to allow leader Henry Bolton to continue in his role.


Ukip leader LOSES vote of no confidence at meeting

Ukip leader Henry Bolton

17 February 2018

Party members have backed vote of no confidence in Henry Bolton.


She's done it!

Lizzy Yarnold with her Gold medal from the 2014 Olympics

17 February 2018

Kent's Lizzy Yarnold becomes first British Winter Olympian to achieve back-to-back Gold


Boy, 13, arrested in connection with burglaries

Stock photo

16 February 2018

A teenage suspect has been taken into custody for questioning following a spate of house burglaries.

Parents guilty of child cruelty

Tony Smith and Jody Simpson

16 February 2018

A man and woman have been convicted of causing serious physical harm to their 41-day-old son - who has since lost both legs.


Millionaire landlord's horse takes top prize in military cup

Guy Disney took first prize at Sandown

16 February 2018

A millionaire landlord has watched his horse take first prize at Sandown after a former soldier rode it to a £13,000 victory.


Theft suspects arrested after fleeing scene

Police are investigating. Stock picture.

16 February 2018

Officers responding to a reported theft from a vehicle stopped and arrested three suspects soon after the offence was committed.

Police dogs find drug dealer hiding in garden toilet

Police dogs Monty and Piper

16 February 2018

A London dealer who travelled down to Kent looking to sell cannabis has been jailed for a year.


Date set for public inquiry into new science school

An artists' impression of the Maidstone School of Science and Technology

16 February 2018

A public inquiry into a new secondary school specialising in science will take place in the spring.


Litter-strewn laybys and verges 'hideous'

Litter on the side of the A249 near the former Three Squirrels pub between Sittingbourne and Maidstone

16 February 2018

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


Footballer's charity match in memory of brave mum

Family and friends released balloons before last year's match

16 February 2018

A young man who lost his beloved mum to cancer is holding a charity football match to mark the first anniversary of her death.

Lizzy Yarnold's Olympic gold defence starts today

Lizzy Yarnold

16 February 2018

Skeleton gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold will start the defence of her 2014 title at the Winter Olympics today.

Councils failing to meet housing targets

The number of houses each local authority has completed has been revealed. Picture: Chris Davey

16 February 2018

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


Hero who tried to save murder victim's life honoured

Benjamin Morton with his High Sheriff's Award at Maidstone Crown Court

16 February 2018

A hero who tried to save the life of Molly McLaren as her crazed ex-boyfriend repeatedly stabbed her in her car has been given a bravery award.


Memorial for Battle of Britain pilot

Battle of Britain pilot Peter Pease has finally been given a memorial.

15 February 2018

A pilot who crashed his Spitfire into a field in Maidstone during the Second World War has finally been given the memorial he deserves.


Delays after M20 crash

M20 queues. Stock image

15 February 2018

A crash at a busy section of motorway has left two lanes blocked.

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