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What a feeling: Strictly star prepares to make a big splash

Strictly's Joanne Clifton in Flashdance the Musical

08 October 2017

From Strictly winner to Flashdance: Strictly star Joanne Clifton talks that water scene and her glitterball moment.

Hospital superbug killed 90 patients

Beds pushed close together and poor cleaning was blamed for allowing infection rates to spread

08 October 2017

Concerns raised by staff were ignored as a deadly outbreak 10 years ago became one of Britain’s most notorious health scandals.


Three hurt in serious crash

The scene of the A228 crash at Tunbridge Wells. Picture: Kent Police RPU

07 October 2017

Police serious crash experts were called to a multi-vehicle crash which left three injured.

Get spooked with some Halloween happenings

Halloween fun in Kent this October half term

07 October 2017

Looking for some Halloween fun for your little monsters? Here's our guide to what's creepy and kooky across the county.

The coolest tickets in town

Try ice skating in Tunbridge Wells this Christmas

07 October 2017

The coolest tickets around have gone on sale for ice skating sessions at one of the county's top annual ice rinks, plus live music and food and drink.

Beastly family fun this half term

Hempstead Valley is teaming up with kmfm for this October half term

06 October 2017

It's not just pumpkin carving and spooky shenanigans this October half term: try circus shows, scarecrows, puppetry and beastly fun.

We're looking for the 2017 Hospital Hero

We're looking for the 2017 Hospital Hero

06 October 2017

If you know a hospital employee in West Kent who has provided great care or has been a huge support you could help them win an award.

Cat shot multiple times with airgun

Callie: survived being shot. Picture courtesy of JusGiving

05 October 2017

A fundraising appeal is underway to pay for the veterinary bills of a cat that is lucky to be alive after being shot at least four times.


Comic calls for people to 'open up' about mental health

05 October 2017

One of the country's top comedians had a serious message as she opened a new psychology unit at a Kent university.


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.


Prime Minister showed 'grace under pressure': Clark

Theresa May at Prime Minister's Questions in Parliament

04 October 2017

Energy minister Greg Clark has back Theresa May - after she delivered a conference speech despite being heckled by a protester.


The pick of the best Pick Your Own pumpkin sites

Pick your own pumpkin at Pumpkin Moon Picture: Andy Jones

04 October 2017

Autumn is with us and orange is in: it’s time to think Halloween and pumpkins. Here's our guide to where to Pick Your Own across Kent.

Air ambulance called to 'medical emergency'

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

29 September 2017

The air ambulance was called to a medical emergency this afternoon.


It's payday - nine things to splash the cash on

One of the new cheetah cubs at Port Lympne exercises his lungs

29 September 2017

Wages just dropped in the bank? Here's some first class ideas for how to live like a VIP in Kent this weekend.


Alleged drug dealers up in court

Bag of heroin, stock picture. Thinkstock Image Library

28 September 2017

Two men arrested in separate drugs-related incidents in a Kent town are due at crown court over the next week.

Man arrested for drugs offences

Police attended the scene. Stock picture

28 September 2017

A police van was sent to a Kent town this morning following reports of suspicious behaviour.

Autumn's in the air

Take a family walk through the Kent countryside this autumn

27 September 2017

There’s a feast for your senses awaiting this autumn: step outside and try our pick of the seasonal walks across Kent and East Sussex.

Car park murder trial collapses

Giles Metcalfe was the victim in this murder investigation.

26 September 2017

The jury has been discharged in the trial of two men accused of murdering a rough sleeper by dousing him in barbecue fluid and setting him alight.

Fly-tipping costing councils thousands

This is the state one fly-tipper left. Picture: Joe Wright

26 September 2017

Kent's borough and district councils are effectively pouring hundreds of thousands of pounds 'down the drain' cleaning up rampant fly-tipping.


'Cuts could be made to key services': KCC leader

KCC leader Paul Carter

25 September 2017

Frontline services could be cut next year as Kent County Council struggles to balance the books, it's been revealed.

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