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Fun down on the farm

A cow and her calf

09 June 2017

Farms across the county will be opening their gates for Open Farm Sunday this weekend.

Damian Green re-elected as Ashford's MP

The re-elected Tory MP said he was 'grateful' to voters

08 June 2017

Conservative Damian Green has held his seat as Ashford’s MP in the general election.

Missing teen found

Police are appealing for help to find William Hobday

06 June 2017

A 14-year-old boy missing from his home for more than 24 hours has been found safe and well.

Video: Ashford candidates make their case

Ashford and Tenterden election candidates have been interviewed by the Kentish Express

05 June 2017

Candidates from five parties contesting the Ashford constituency at the general election have made their pitches to voters

Len Goodman steps out for steam railway trip

Fireman Tom White and driver Tom Featherstone chat with Len Goodman at the Kent & East Sussex Railway .Picture: Chris Davey.

01 June 2017

Strictly Come Dancing legend Len Goodman had a ball when he visited a steam railway.


Car and motorbike crash in rural lane

Fridd Lane, Bethersden. Picture: Google

01 June 2017

The passenger of a car was flown to hospital after a crash with a motorbike trike.

Combine harvester crashes into house

"The scene of devastation" - Cllr Sue Ferguson, deputy mayor of Tenterden escapes crash without injury

31 May 2017

A combine harvester has ploughed through a 6ft wall and into the house of a deputy mayor, causing a scene of "absolute devastation".


Business duo launch escape rooms

Business duo Keri Millar and Mike Inglis

30 May 2017

A business duo are staying tight-lipped about what people can expect after opening Kent's latest visitor attraction.

Firefighters cut man free after crash between lorry and car

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

26 May 2017

Firefighters had to cut the roof off a vehicle to rescue a man following a crash.

Say cheers to English Wine Week

The Mount Vineyard in Shoreham

26 May 2017

Vineyards across Kent are raising a glass to English Wine Week: here's our guide to the rise and rise of winemaking in the county.

Pensioner flown to hospital after being hit by car

Police were called to the scene

25 May 2017

An elderly woman was airlifted to hospital after being knocked down by a car as she walked along a country road.

Thousands of flies infesting house

The pair are having to hoover up the insects. Picture: Getty Images

22 May 2017

A couple have told of their horror after swarms of flies filled every room in their house.


Care home takes money from son after mum's death

Mick Carr with his mum Elsie

22 May 2017

A care home took £2,731 from a grieving son, citing a 14-day notice period following the passing of one of its residents.


Man treated by crews after vehicle hits electricity pylon

The air ambulance was called to High Brooms. Stock picture.

19 May 2017

A man was treated for suspected electric shock after a vehicle struck an electricity pylon.


'Beware of fishy doorstep con men'

The fishmonger offered "fresh fillets" on the doorstep

19 May 2017

Trading standards officers have issued a warning after a woman reported a scammer offering rotten fish on the doorstep.


Going loco down in Kent

Kent & East Sussex Railway

17 May 2017

The county's heritage railways can transport you back to yesteryear with special events and nostalgia. Here's our guide – it’s just the ticket.

Bank holiday and school break fun on its way

Have fun this half term with the National Trust Picture: Oskar Proctor

14 May 2017

From beasts to railways and teddy bears to lambs, there's something for everyone this school holidays and bank holiday weekend.

Purrfect time to spend with Kent's big cats

The Big Cat Sanctuary in Smarden

14 May 2017

The Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent is set to opens its gates for the chance to meet its 40 wild felines this summer and expert Giles Clark.

Keep on moving

Nick and Nigel Ventham with their 1937 Vauxhall DX at a previous Faversham Transport Weekend. Picture: Chris Davey

10 May 2017

Get transported to a weekend of activities with these four fantastic events across the county.

How this Kent artist got 32 million Facebook views

Sam Cox aka Mr Doodle

09 May 2017

A video of a Kent artist doodling has clocked up an incredible 32 million views across the world.

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