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Couple have big plans for their latest little venture

Sara Seabridge, who is planning to open a new micropub in Sittingbourne

29 January 2018

A town's burgeoning micropub scene could be about to get bigger after plans were submitted for a mini-boozer in the town centre.

Drone crashed into crane while filming building site

An aerial view of Kemsley Paper Mill

28 January 2018

A drone which was being flown near to a building site had not been programmed to avoid a newly erected crane, an air accident report has found.


Buses to replace trains on Sunday


27 January 2018

Engineering works mean passengers will be diverted via bus this weekend.

Carillion collapse shows big is not always so beautiful

Carillion work at prison a "total disaster" Picture: SWNS

27 January 2018

Construction and services businesses are hoping for a shot at government contracts after the collapse of Carillion.

Crash causes motorway queues

Stock image

26 January 2018

Part of the M2 was blocked following a crash between two cars.

Murder victim petition launched

Kerrie Stewart with her brother Carl Davies

26 January 2018

Family of a Kent teacher killed overseas have been left shocked after the man convicted of his murder was released pending a retrial.


Ice Maidens create Antarctica record

The Ice Maidens in Antarctica

26 January 2018

A woman who grew up in Kent helped create history as she braved temperatures of -56C on a trek to the South Pole.

Elderly woman tricked by 'deaf' doorstep caller

Stock picture.

25 January 2018

Residents have been warned to be vigilant after a cold caller claiming to be deaf tricked her way into a pensioner's home and stole her purse.


Car overturns on busy road

Police are investigating. Stock pic

25 January 2018

A driver escaped serious injuries after a car overturned on a busy stretch of road.

Closures planned for motorway bridge

Improvements are planned to the Stockbury Viaduct on the M2

25 January 2018

A series of night closures are planned for a stretch of the M2 so roadworks can be carried out on a motorway bridge.

Family's fundraising bid to transform son's life

Seven-year-old Curtis

24 January 2018

A family who appeared on DIY SOS is hoping to raise £20,000 to buy a wheelchair for their youngest son who has severe cerebral palsy.


Work begins on £2m hub

An artist's impression of the HUB at Kent Science Park, Sittingbourne

24 January 2018

Construction is underway on a conference centre at a science park.


More than 90,000 children living in poverty

A nine year old was targeted by a groomer, according to police. Pic: Thinkstock

24 January 2018

Newly-published figures reveal the parts of Kent with the highest number of children living in hardship.


How should former PM be remembered?

Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and Tory leader

23 January 2018

Plans to make Margaret Thatcher the first statue of a women in front of Parliament could be rejected.


Boy, 16, in court over teen's alleged murder

Kyle Yule, 17, from Gillingham

23 January 2018

A fifth teenager accused of murdering a 17-year-old boy as rival gangs clashed has appeared in court.

Four arrested in town centre

Police are at the scene. Stock pic

22 January 2018

Police have arrested several people on suspicion of shoplifting.

Citizens Advice braced for surge in debt queries

Swale Citizens Advice manager, Sara Jones

22 January 2018

Citizens Advice Swale is expecting Wednesday, January 31, to be one of the busiest days of the year.


Three-vehicle crash on A249

The crash happened on the Maidstone-bound carriageway of the A249. Picture: Google

22 January 2018

A crash involving three vehicles happened on the A249 this morning.

Fire crews called to motorway crash

Fire fighters helped release a man from a car that had become trapped under the trailer of a lorry.

20 January 2018

Several passengers of a minibus have been taken to hospital after the vehicle overturned.

Sports body critical of plans to build 675 homes

Gore Court play Old Bordenians in white at Gore Court Hockey Club

20 January 2018

Sport England has objected to plans for 675 homes, despite the developer pledging to build three pitches and a rugby club house.

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