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Fly-tipping costing councils thousands

This is the state one fly-tipper left. Picture: Joe Wright

26 September 2017

Kent's borough and district councils are effectively pouring hundreds of thousands of pounds 'down the drain' cleaning up rampant fly-tipping.


Death of man found at roadside 'not suspicious'

Derek Gane with wife Anita

25 September 2017

The death of a man found at the roadside with catastrophic injuries after walking to his local cafe is not being treated as suspicious, police say.


'Cuts could be made to key services': KCC leader

KCC leader Paul Carter

25 September 2017

Frontline services could be cut next year as Kent County Council struggles to balance the books, it's been revealed.


Lorry and cars crash on M20

Stock picture.

25 September 2017

There are delays on the M20 this morning after a crash involving a lorry and two cars.


£4,000 sex robot that tells jokes

Tracey Whitmore and son Christopher with Samantha the sex robot at Vibez Adult Boutique

24 September 2017

An erotic robot with different personalities that has become a global phenomenon has gone on sale in Kent.


Girls stranded as bus to school fails to turn up

Erin, Bethan, Lauren, Sadye and Daisy, all 11 at The Wateringbury Hotel Bus stop where they were stranded last week when the school bus did not turn up.

23 September 2017

A group of girls were left stranded when their bus failed to show up during their first week at secondary school.


Body found in search for missing pensioner

Emergency services were called to the accident. Stock image

22 September 2017

Police searching for an 86-year-old man who went missing from his home have found a body near a Kent beauty spot.

Fire started on third floor balcony

Picture: Phil Michael

22 September 2017

An investigation into a huge blaze which broke out in a block of flats has found the fire started on a balcony.


Delays after motorway crash

Traffic on the M20 following a crash

21 September 2017

One of Kent's busiest motorways was almost at a standstill following an earlier collision.

One of county's busiest roads opens after £70m revamp

21 September 2017

A major A-road was officially opened following an upgrade.

Queen guitarist encourages pupils to help save the hedgehog

Brian May speaks to children at Year 1 and Year 2 children at Ditton Infant School

21 September 2017

Queen legend Brian May spoke to youngsters about his fight to save the UK's hedgehogs during a visit to an infant school today.


Hospital chief steps down

Chief executive Glenn Douglas. Picture: Matthew Reading

21 September 2017

The man leading a radical overhaul of health services is stepping down from his top position at a hospital trust.


RIP the Kent high street: How many of these shut-down shops do you remember?

21 September 2017

From Woolies to BHS, Blockbuster to Comet, take a trip down memory lane.


Woman given oxygen after bungalow blaze

A woman was treated for smoke inhalation after the fire. Picture: Jon Lane

20 September 2017

Firefighters treated a woman in her 40s for smoke inhalation, as they tackled flames at a home.

24-year-old crash victim named

Friends have paid tribute to Tom Greening

20 September 2017

Friends have paid tribute to a man who died after a crash involving a car and lorry.

Man fights for life after serious crash

Police were called to the scene. Stock image.

19 September 2017

A road is likely to remain closed until midnight after a serious crash involving a car and a lorry left a man fighting for his life.

Parents deny role in baby's death

Michael Osbourne and Marina Smyth have indicated not guilty pleas

19 September 2017

The parents of a newborn boy who died at a home have denied causing him serious harm.

Magical reminder of the Beatles in Kent

Some of The Beatles film Magical Mystery Tour was shot in the West Malling area

19 September 2017

Many residents volunteered to be extras when one of the world's most famous bands showed up to make make a film in their town.


Man appears in court over ex's shopping centre 'murder'

Joshua Stimpson

18 September 2017

A man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, who was stabbed and slashed to death in a shopping centre car park, has appeared in court.

Family's tribute to tragic biker

Stephen Chapman

18 September 2017

The family of a motorcyclist found lying in the road after coming off his bike have paid tribute to a loving husband, father and grandfather.

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