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Mary Poppins gets stuck

Cor Blimey! Mary Poppins is marooned on Dead Man's Island. Picture: RNLI

10 October 2017

Two men had to be rescued when a yacht named after the children's favourite nanny ran aground on a forbidden island hidden by high tides.


Message in bottle found after 30 years

The message was released 30 years ago off Admiralty Pier in Dover

08 October 2017

A carer is to be reunited with a message he wrote as a child after it was discovered almost 400 miles away in Holland.


Car sunk in lake at beauty spot

A Renault Megane was spotted immersed in the lake in Mote Park, Maidstone this morning. Picture: Richard Bance

07 October 2017

An unusual sight greeted walkers in a popular town centre park today.


Kent's vineyards harvest crops

06 October 2017

The county's chalky soil is similar to the champagne regions of France, says a local producer keen to expand production.


VIDEO: Army detonates 120 grenades found in garden

05 October 2017

Fire crews were helped by the Ministry of Defence as they exploded 120 wartime grenades after they were found in a garden.


Pizza shop pranked in Ozzy Osbourne hoax call

Ozzy Osbourne.

05 October 2017

A pizza takeaway had an unexpected phone call from a celebrity guest... but all was not as it seemed.

Fancy getting your hands on a lifesize decorative horse?

04 October 2017

If your heart's desire is to buy a 6ft horse covered in coins or with Elvis Presley on the side you've come to the right place... at a price.


Family's plea to find missing pig

The family are appealing to find Albert

02 October 2017

A family have launched an appeal to find a missing two-year-old Tamworth boar called Albert.


Chocolate bars recalled amid plastic fears

One woman stole chocolate bars. Picture: GettyImages

02 October 2017

Kent sweet eaters are being told to check their cupboards for chocolates... after a supermarket batch was recalled.


Council scraps fur mayoral robe

Mayor of Hythe Paul Peacock and Admiral Lord Boyce on the Cinque Ports float at the recent Venetian Fete

02 October 2017

A council will back down over plans to buy a mayoral robe made with real fur, amid pressure from animal rights campaigners.


Is pond sludge the secret behind pair’s giant pears?

Terry Medes with his partner, Elke, taking a bite from one of the pears from his crop

30 September 2017

You know the story of James and the Giant Peach, but what about Terry and the Giant Pear?

Camera bought for £60 sells for £20,000

Paul Laidlaw with the camera

29 September 2017

A "spectacularly rare" camera bought for just £60 in a Kent second-hand shop has sold for a staggering £20,000 on BBC's Antiques Road Trip.


It's finger-licking good for gran Rita

Rita Frost has turned 60. Picture: Solent News

27 September 2017

A gran who has worked at KFC for almost four decades and served over six million pieces of chicken is celebrating her 60th birthday at the chain.


Tom Hardy spotted at Dreamland

Tom Hardy at Dreamland. Pic: Screen grab from YouTube

26 September 2017

Film favourite Tom Hardy has starred in an advert filmed at a Kent amusement park.


Dog roaming railway lines reunited with owners

Danny with Southeastern driver John Coatman.

23 September 2017

Railway staff have found the owners of a dog rescued from the tracks today.


VIDEO: Pranksters take night-time dip

The video was posted on the TrollStation Facebook page.

22 September 2017

Two professional pranksters took to a leisure centre's pool for an after-hours dip during their latest stunt.


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.


Town selected for filming role

Vanity Fair will be aired next year on ITV

20 September 2017

TV crews have descended on a Kent town today for the filming of a new seven-part drama.


Rescue hero Smudge to turn on festive lights?

Smudge with his rewards

20 September 2017

A heroic dog is in the running to turn on a Kent town's Christmas lights after he sniffed out a missing hound during a walk.

Is this the most adorable video ever?

14 September 2017

Stop searching for videos of cute cats, because a Kent MP has tweeted possibly the cutest video ever.

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