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'I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry'

08 March 2016

Once that washing machine door is closed, there's no getting it open again... even if your £400 iPhone is trapped inside.


Firm's 10-year commitment

Discovery Park in Sandwich

08 March 2016

A drug discovery company has extended its lease at a business estate for another decade.


Just what the doctor ordered

Bedfont Scientific's headquarters in Harrietsham, near Maidstone

03 March 2016

A medical instrument manufacturer has sold a subsidiary business to a US company with sales of $11 billion.

Job cuts confirmed at research site

A lab at East Malling Research, now known as NIAB EMR, where scientists are developing the next generation of food technology

26 February 2016

The new boss of a crop study business has said staff numbers will be reduced over the next year under its new owners.

Night of the living LED...

The LED lights could make people look like zombies, according to critics

15 February 2016

Plans to replace Kent's street lamps with LEDS have come under fire from critics who claim the pale blue light will make them look like zombies.


Firm makes just what the doctor ordered

ITL makes components the size of a speck of dust

10 February 2016

Medical companies around the world turn to Integrated Technologies Limited to make their ideas become reality.

'No question mark hangs over the site’

Kent Science Park covers 55-acres in Sittingbourne

10 February 2016

Kent Science Park’s future is secure after its multi-million pound takeover by US investors this month, according to its retiring site director.


Research centre rescued in takeover

A lab at East Malling Research, now known as NIAB EMR, where scientists are developing the next generation of food technology

09 February 2016

A crop research company which made losses of more than £1.5 million last year has been saved from potential administration by another scientific body.

Expanding science firms to move to Manston

The former Manston Airport. Picture: Simon Burchett

09 February 2016

A former airport could become a manufacturing centre for life science companies as they outgrow nearby labs on a business park.


Video link saves frail residents from doctor's visit

Nurse Jenny Bostock on tv with Mike Deal at Romney Marsh Day Centre. Picture: Wayne McCabe

07 February 2016

Simply getting to the doctor's can be hard for elderly and infirm people - but a new video link means help could be just around the corner.


Things are looking up for rescued turkey after eye op

Tinsel the turkey, who lives at The Retreat in High Halden, has had her eyesight saved

29 January 2016

A bird that once looked destined to be Christmas dinner has had an operation to restore its eyesight.

Waxy substance found on beaches 'not palm oil'

The scene along the Lower Leas area

29 January 2016

A white waxy substance which washed up on several Kent beaches has been confirmed as a "mineral oil" - but we are still being warned not to touch it.


WATCH: Today's news on KMTV

28 January 2016

WATCH: Today's news on KMTV

Mast "taller than The Shard" will give Sandwich pupils work experience

The proposed design of Vigilant Global's mast

14 January 2016

Construction of a mast "taller than The Shard" at Richborough will give pupils the chance of work experience.

VIDEO: Power struggle to begin with disputed pylons application

The final pylon plans have been revealed

14 January 2016

Controversial plans to build pylons through the Canterbury countryside move a step closer today.


Science park director to step down

James Speck, site director at Kent Science Park

10 January 2016

The site director of Kent Science Park, home to more than 60 technology companies, is to retire at the end of next month after eight years.

Trade mark attorneys launch practice

Be first with the up to the minute news impacting your business

05 January 2016

One of Europe’s largest patent law firms has opened an office in Kent.


Man charged after 'out-of-control dog bites baby'

Glenn Hall, pictured with another dog

03 January 2016

A man has been charged with having a dangerously out-of-control dog after a baby girl was allegedly attacked in her pram.

The most-read stories of 2015

Fire at The Works in Maidstone

29 December 2015

The year brought its fair share of tragedy, yet it's not all bad news - these are the most-read stories of 2015.


Homes and firms missing out on superfast broadband now connected

More homes and businesses now have access to faster internet speeds

28 December 2015

More than 117,000 Kent homes and businesses previously left out of superfast internet speeds are now connected, says the government.

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