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What's the best Christmas joke?

Christmas is a magical time of year

08 December 2017

It's that time of year when crackers are pulled to reveal a festive-themed joke, to get the celebration started here's nine of the best.


Shoppers queue to be first in at new Lidl store

Customers pour in to find the best bargains

07 December 2017

Dozens of eager customers poured in to a new Lidl store in Kent this morning.


McDonald's bacon shortage hits Kent

This sign was posted in the drive-thru at the Hermitage Lane restaurant

02 December 2017

The McDonald's bacon shortage has reached Kent - meaning some breakfasts have been dropped from the menu.


Asda reopens after electrical fault

Asda in Ramsgate remains shut. Stock image

02 December 2017

A supermarket was forced to turn its customers away on the first weekend in December due to an electrical fault.

Club welcomes visitors as it celebrates milestone

The Sheerness Conservative Club is undergoing a renovation for it's 120th anniversary

02 December 2017

Anyone who wants to see what this historic Kent club is like beyond the doors is being welcomed to take a peak inside.

No appeal planned to save church chimes

St Peter's Church clock chimes quarterly

30 November 2017

Campaigners working to save the traditional night-time clock chimes at a Kent church have announced they will not pursue an appeal.


Tardis sold at auction

The Tardis in all its glory

29 November 2017

A life-size replica of Doctor Who’s Tardis has been sold for £3,200 at auction.

Plenty of hands help create woolly van

The completed new van named Bertha and a companion for original knitted car Bessie

29 November 2017

Three grans combined their skills to create a knitted van to raise money for charity.


Stunning countryside home scoops House of the Year award

Caring Wood won the prestigious award of House of the Year 2017. Copyright James Morris.

29 November 2017

A stunning home nestled in the Kent countryside has scooped the prestigious prize of House of the Year.


Pensioner left distraught after theft of windmill

Maurice Hartigan with photographs of his stolen wooden windmill from his front garden in Minster, Sheppey

28 November 2017

A 74-year-old man is appealing for help to find his treasured garden ornament after it was stolen from his front garden.


Cafe’s feast is for those on their own on Christmas Day

Park Cafe owner Elinor Crockford and Tyrone Harewoodare are to put on a Christmas Day Lunch for anyone on their own

27 November 2017

A new cafe owner has teamed up with chef Tyrone Harewood to put on a three course spread


Winner Fraiser has his name on front of lorry

Fraiser with the lorry that's been named after him

24 November 2017

A seven-year-old who has been battling ill health since the day he was born has had his name emblazoned across the front of a lorry.

Free food bonanza as store is forced to close

Families queue outside Castle Connections for free food.

22 November 2017

Christmas came early to hundreds of families when a Co-op store started handing out thousands of pounds worth of free food.


An extra date for Santa

Applications needed for Sheppey's third Santa Saunter at Sheerness on Saturday December 2

21 November 2017

Rotary Club appeals for more to take part in its seaside Santa Saunter.

Bungling thief gets stuck inside van

Police are thanking all those who helped in the search.

21 November 2017

A suspected thief was arrested after getting stuck inside the van he was trying to steal..


Football bet mum's identity remains a mystery

Welcome to Leysdown

18 November 2017

Residents of a seaside resort are still mystified by who won £500,000 with a £1 bet.


Christmas lights switch-on divides opinion

Canterbury's Christmas lights following the switch-on

17 November 2017

Thousands gathered in a city centre for a Christmas lights switch-on - but the spectacle was met with mixed reaction.


Do aliens exist?

Atom Group sent botanicals used in one of its gins into space. Picture: Thinkstock

16 November 2017

The discovery of a brand new planet with a similar climate to Earth has prompted people to ask 'could there be alien life?'


Time-warp house sold at auction

The house is still lit by gas

16 November 2017

One of the last remaining houses in the country without electricity went under the hammer today, for a surprising sum.


Snow tubing at a place near you!

Experience snow tubing at Betteshanger Park this Christmas. Picture: © Shutterstock

16 November 2017

Snow tubing is just one of the new and exciting activities on offer at Betteshanger Park this Christmas.

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