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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.

M20 closures this week

The westbound M20 will be closed overnight this week. Stock picture.

18 September 2017

Closures overnight on the M20 this week will mean long diversions for drivers.


Aerial views reveal damage after horror blaze

The damage to the roofs can be clearly seen. Picture: Wayne

18 September 2017

These aerial shots reveal the devastation left after a huge blaze spread through a block of flats.


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

Joshua Stimpson

18 September 2017

A man facing a murder charge after his ex-girlfriend was stabbed to death in a shopping centre car park is due to enter a plea today.

Festival favourites at a historic home

World famous cellist Richard Harwood is a regular performer at Music@Malling Picture: Martin Apps

18 September 2017

Churches, chapels, abbeys and schools all play host to world class music for the annual Music@Malling festival.

Major fire not first at housing estate

The damaged apartments in 2008

17 September 2017

Residents had to be evacuated from their homes at Holborough Lakes because of a fire nine years ago, it has emerged.


Fire victims suffer disturbed night

A JustGiving page has been set up to help those who have lost everything in the fire. Picture: John Westhrop

17 September 2017

A family has spoken of nightmares in their first night in a hotel following the blaze that destroyed their home.

Appeal after man, 86, goes missing

Frank Gore, 86

17 September 2017

An urgent appeal has been issued to find an 86-year-old man who has not been seen since Thursday.

Witnesses describe fire that engulfed flats

More than 100 firefighters are tackling the flames. Pic @HRPLew

16 September 2017

Some residents say they have lost everything and others have described how they escaped a massive fire at a block of flats.


Crowdfunding page set up for those who've lost everything in flats blaze

An aerial picture showing the scale of the fire. Picture courtesy of Mike Mahoney

16 September 2017

A JustGiving page has already raised more than £1,000 to help those affected by major blaze at Holborough Lakes.

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