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Tributes to boy, 7, after sudden death

Tyreece Duggan, seven, passed away at St George’s Hospital in London

24 August 2017

A youngster who died after a short illness has been described as 'a special little man who touched the hearts of everyone he met'.


'Her little body couldn't fight it anymore'

Chloey Marshall with her mum

24 August 2017

A fearless teenager lost her six-year battle with cancer just a week after her 17th birthday.


Thousands raised for youngster's family

Julian Alessandro Cadman

22 August 2017

More than 1,600 people have donated to a fundraiser in aid of the family of a former Kent schoolboy killed in the Barcelona terror attack.

Farewell JP, the French busker who loved a smoke

Jean-Philippe Madjar was a well-known face in Canterbury,

22 August 2017

With a cigarette between his lips and a guitar on his lap, Jean-Philippe Madjar cut a familiar figure.


Former town mayor dies

Bill Newman in 2010 when received his Honorary Alderman of Kent accolade. Picture: Kent County Council

21 August 2017

Tributes have been paid to Bill Newman who has died after a long illness.


Mourners turn out for popular student's funeral

Molly McLaren

21 August 2017

The funeral has been taking place for a student who died after a horrific knife attack in a shopping centre car park.

Family tribute to Barcelona attack victim

Julian Alessandro Cadman

21 August 2017

The family of a former Kent schoolboy killed in the Barcelona terror attack have paid tribute to their "energetic, funny and cheeky" son.


Tributes to Sir Bruce Forsyth

Sir Bruce Forsyth

18 August 2017

A TV presenter and entertainer whose career spanned 75 years has been described as legend of the industry.


Hundreds pay respects to teenager killed on train tracks

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

17 August 2017

A school is opening its doors to the public to help celebrate the life of a 16-year-old who lost her life in a tragic accident.

Family's shock at dad's sudden death

Father-of-three Graham ‘Bill’ Duffy died at his home in Rushenden

17 August 2017

Relatives of a father-of-three say they are still waiting for answers as to why the 32-year-old died at his home.


Hero of Dunkirk and Normandy dies at 94

John (Jack) Roots when he was presented with France's highest award

15 August 2017

A Second World War veteran who was just a teenager when he aided British troops in their escape from the French coast has died aged 94.


Ex-council leader dies after illness battle

Cllr John Cubitt, pictured shortly after 2015 election triumph

12 August 2017

His poor health had forced him to step down earlier in the year.

Young musician takes his own life

Toby Parkinson took his own life while struggling with depression

07 August 2017

Family of a 20-year-old who took his own life after battling depression are hoping sharing his story will stop someone else suffering the same fate.

Kent cricket salutes groundsman's superb innings

Sammy Fidler and head groundsman Brian Fitch talk to the Duke of Kent during a visit to the ground

07 August 2017

Figures from Kent cricket paid their respects at the funeral of much-loved groundsman Cecil "Sammy" Fidler.


'She was my shining star'

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

05 August 2017

A heartbroken mum has spoken of the agony of losing her 16-year-old daughter whose body was found on train tracks.

Eastenders star Hywel Bennett dies age 73

Hywel Bennett: Starring in Eastenders

03 August 2017

Deal-based retired actor and Eastenders star Hywel Bennett has died aged 73.


Tributes to heart attack cyclist

Tim Bowden on one of his charity cycle rides

03 August 2017

A family have been left 'gobsmacked' at the sudden death of a loving grandfather described as a jokester who was full of life.


Coroner: Gran set herself alight as ‘cry for help’

Jessie Hutson in her younger days. Picture courtesy of Joanne Stevens

22 July 2017

An inquest concluded a grandmother who died after setting herself on fire did not intend to take her own life, but her daughter disagrees.

Fireman dies after collapsing at work

Danny Haxton with colleagues from the fire service

21 July 2017

Colleagues of a devoted dad-of-two tried desperately to resusciate him when he fell ill just minutes into his shift.


Tributes to carnival regular Popeye

Ron Everett, the ever-popular Popeye died on Tuesday

19 July 2017

The crowd will notice a familiar face missing in carnivals around Kent following the passing of everyone’s favourite sailor man Popeye.

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