Home   Categories   Grid

Pair thrown from derailed fairground ride

Crowds around the derailed Waltzer ride

01 August 2013

A builder has told how he and a friend were thrown onto concrete after a waltzer came off its tracks at a fairground.

Student jumped to death after spending £250 on friend's bank card

The Medway Tunnel

01 August 2013

A computing student took his own life by jumping from a bridge hours after a housemate discovered he spent £250 using his card, an inquest heard.

11 golds, four silvers, one bronze and now a degree

Paralympian Tanni Grey Thompson

31 July 2013

Top Paralympic athlete Tanni Grey-Thompson has received an honorary degree at Rochester Cathedral.

Don't fall victim to internet scam

Residents reported connection issues.

31 July 2013

People are being warned about online document scams after a man from Rochester paid £40 for a form he could have got for free.

Widow's grief at death of young father in lorry crash

Edward Stanley, who died in a crash with a lorry, with his eight-month-old daughter Willow

31 July 2013

The grieving widow of a driver killed in a lorry crash has today paid tribute to the "decent, honest and hard-working" young father.

Mental health wards to close

Medway Maritime Hospital. Library image

31 July 2013

Plans to shut the mental health crisis block at Medway Maritime Hospital have been approved.

Petition calls for tougher knife crime laws after dad's death

David Young died after being stabbed in Windmill Road, Gillingham

31 July 2013

Hundreds of people have signed an online petition calling for tougher knife crime sentences after the stabbing death of a young father.

Pub campaign under threat

Regulars at the Medway Queen pub

30 July 2013

Plans to keep a community pub open are under threat after a supermarket giant applied take it over.

Man hunted over 'alleyway rape'

Efit of a man being hunted after a woman was raped in Chatham

30 July 2013

Detectives are hunting this man after a woman was said to have been raped in an alleyway following a night out.

Trio in custody

Police were at the scene of the crash.

30 July 2013

Three men suspected of stealing a motorbike in Chatham are still in police custody.

Lorry driver killed on M2 named

Fire crews at the scene of the fatal crash on the M2. Picture: Andy James/photo3.co.uk

30 July 2013

A lorry driver who died in a horrific crash on the M2 has today been named as 57-year-old Richard Gosden.

Nuisance fires could put lives at risk

30 July 2013

Firefighters have issued a warning after a spate of incidents in Medway

Jail for rapist who stifled victim's screams with pillow

Babritundre Mustapha, jailed for nine years for rape

30 July 2013

A sex beast has been locked up for nine years after locking a teenage girl in a bedroom, putting a pillow over her head and raping her.

Gills fans protest at season ticket changes

Priestfield Stadium

30 July 2013

Some Gillingham fans are vowing not to renew their season tickets - as they now have to bring ID to matches in a crackdown on people misusing them.

Police carry out drugs raids

The number of people who have been arrested for drug possession has been revealed. Picture: Thinkstock

29 July 2013

Drugs raids across Medway have uncovered nearly £28,000 worth of cannabis and led to three arrests.

Panto picks its Prince Charming

Former Dancing on Ice winner and EastEnders star Sam Attwater

29 July 2013

A former star of EastEnders and Dancing on Ice is set to melt Snow White’s heart in Chatham.

Veteran vessel floats again

The Medway Queen in Bristol.

29 July 2013

The Medway Queen has been floated for the first time since she was dismantled five years ago.

Couple in dock over armed raid on security van at Asda

29 July 2013

A man and his wife have been remanded in custody today accused of an armed hold-up on a security van at an Asda supermarket.

Three rescued after dinghy capsizes off Upnor

Gravesend RNLI lifeboat

29 July 2013

Three people had to be rescued near Upnor after their dinghy capsized on the River Medway.

In the shops now

Medway Messenger, Monday July 29

29 July 2013

The Monday Messenger is the best way to start your week with the latest news, sport and plenty more.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More