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Mum's death 'one in a million'

The mum-of-one died of a rare cancer that affects one in a million people

09 March 2017

A 37-year-old woman who had no symptoms was told she had a rare form of cancer during a routine fertility appointment.


Final respects paid to 'Can Man'

His infamous bicycle

03 March 2017

A large crowd gathered to say goodbye to a well-known face who raised more than £10,000 for charity.

Hundreds in farewell to heart transplant patient Jessica

Jessica Brooks' funeral was held a year after she had a heart transplant

27 February 2017

Hundreds of mourners turned out to celebrate the life of Jessica Brooks, whose funeral marked the first anniversary of her heart transplant.


D-Day veteran remembered

Ian Hammerton outside the palace on the day he was awarded with his MBE

24 February 2017

A remembrance service has been held for a Normandy veteran honoured with an MBE and France’s top military medal.

Parents' heartbreak at son's sudden death

David Brookes, centre, with his brother Thomas and sister Rachael

24 February 2017

A keen sportsman 'with everything to live for' was found dead at his family home, aged just 23.


Candlelit vigil for tragic tot

Florence Jackson

15 February 2017

People from across the world are expected to light candles as part of a vigil in memory of a little girl who lost her battle to cancer.


Body found in search for missing man

Stock image

14 February 2017

Police searching for a missing man have found a body.


Tributes paid to Florence

Florence Jackson

12 February 2017

A two-year-old who was battling cancer, sparking massive fundraising efforts to save her, has died.


Mum of four dies after cervical cancer battle

Mum of four Sadie Blackston has died. Picture: Laura Read

10 February 2017

A young mum has died surrounded by family and friends after a year-long battle with cancer.


Funeral appeal for man killed in freak road accident

Clive Mauger

07 February 2017

The family of a man who died after he is thought to have swerved to avoid a mattress are raising funds to lay him to rest with his late wife.

'Human remains' could end murder mystery

Sandie Bowen was murdered in 1997

03 February 2017

Remains found at a reservoir today are believed to be those of a mother who died 20 years ago on the way to visit her daughter in Kent.


'A judge of skill, fairness, humanity and courtesy'

Canterbury Crown Court's first resident judge Giles Rooke

30 January 2017

Tributes are being paid to Canterbury Crown Court's first resident judge Giles Rooke QC, who has died at the age of 86.


Former Gills star dies

Dave Shipperley left, and John Crabbe.

25 January 2017

Former Gills defender Dave Shipperley has died at the age of 64.


Heart transplant meant I had my precious girl for another year

Jessica Brooks

23 January 2017

A teenager who underwent a heart transplant has died - but was given a year of health, happiness and love after the operation, say her family .


A funeral fit for a princess

The funeral procession leaving the family home in Minster Road

20 January 2017

Hundreds gathered to say goodbye to a four-year-old who died earlier this month after a lifetime of illness.


She was a 'pillar of the Northfleet community’

Peggy and Ted Rouse on their 70th wedding anniversary

19 January 2017

Family and friends have said farewell to a former councillor.

Pram 'hit kerb' before fatal crash

Francis 'Titch' O'Sullivan was taking part in the annual Sutton Valence pram race when the accident happened

17 January 2017

More details have emerged about an accident during a charity pram race which left one competitor dead.

Funeral date for church stalwart

The late Keith Tutthill, organist at Dover's Beacon Church.

17 January 2017

A town will pay its last respects to a much-loved community member.


Popular pub landlady dies

Annette Hamill

14 January 2017

A popular pub landlady has died after a short illness.

Mum spends final Christmas with family and friends

Kathryn Emson, 41, lost her battle with breast cancer on December 30, 2016

11 January 2017

A mother suffering from terminal breast cancer was able to fulfil her last wish – to spend a final Christmas with family and friends.

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