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'Animals can't feel pain'

Dogs Trust Canterbury rescued a litter of puppies smuggled into the UK in the back of a van

21 November 2017

MPs have voted down an amendment in the government's EU Withdrawal Bill saying animals can feel pain and emotion.


Are British manners changing?

21 November 2017

We are reportedly getting more abrupt by choosing to ditch adverbs which are traditionally used to avoid causing offence.


Running club tackling mental health issues

20 November 2017

A psychologist and her coach have set up a group to fight off depression and anxiety.


How long have you been married?

20 November 2017

The Queen and her husband Prince Philip got married 70 years ago today. We ask what makes a successful marriage.


Another solution needed for Operation Stack

Campaign groups are calling on the government to come up with another plan that will see lorries being able to park responsibly. Picture: Gary Browne

17 November 2017

MPs are calling for the government to come up with a plan to make sure the 2015 'lorry chaos' does not repeat itself.


Student's finances triggering mental health problems

Student finances are often tight

17 November 2017

The amount of money students have to live on is leading many to suffer mental health problems, according to a survey.


Could pole dancing become an official sport?

A campaign is underway to get pole exercise recognised as an Olympic sport. File picture: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

02 November 2017

A group of pole dancing fanatics are campaigning to get the pass time recognised as a genuine sport which could one day be performed at the Olympics.


When was the last time you used a cash machine?

01 November 2017

It's thought it won't be long before we start to see cash machines vanishing from walls in Britain's high streets.


Native North American roots in Kent?

01 November 2017

Researchers from a Kent university have started mapping the history of Native North Americans in Britain.

Golf trolley maker wheels its way to success

PowaKaddy International boss David Catford with wife Adele

01 November 2017

An electric golf trolley manufacturer has been named the fastest-growing private company in Kent in an annual list published by the KM Group.

TEAM NEWS: Gillingham v Charlton

Gills head coach Ady Pennock Picture: Ady Kerry

15 September 2017

Gillingham have made two changes for the visit of Charlton.


Record harvest 'ruined by weather'

It has been a difficult year for arable farmers in Kent

24 August 2017

Heavy rain has caused havoc with the harvest for many wheat growers in Kent.

Police grant secures mental health hub

Colin Smith, Tracy Carr, PCC Matthew Scott and Cllr Adrian Friend

30 June 2017

A project which supports people with mental health issues has received a share of more than £100,000 from Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Scott

Almighty ding dong!

St Peter's Church clock chimes quarterly

29 June 2017

Decibel tests are to be taken on the centuries-old clock chimes at a Kent church because of a single complaint from a neighbour.


Business champions unveiled in record year

The KEiBA class of 2017

22 June 2017

An IT support firm, a medical manufacturer and a coffee company were the big winners at Kent's most prestigious business awards - KEiBA 2017.


The challenge to meet demand

Peter Stringer, left, and Richard Balfour-Lynn appeared on Chris & Co

16 May 2017

A wine boss says his industry may struggle to satisfy the appetite for English wine as a housing chief says his sector is behind on national targets.

Peston: No deal means 'queues for miles'

Delays heading to the Port of Dover. Library image.

10 May 2017

Failing to get a trade agreement with the EU after Brexit would lead to “queues going back miles” from Kent’s ports, says ITV journalist Robert Peston


French vineyard launch defies English weather

Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger ready to plant the first vines at Domaine Evremond in Chilham

03 May 2017

The president of one of France’s longest-established champagne families braved the rain to break ground on his first vineyard in Kent.


Watch: Team Talk Sports Show

Barry Hawkins. Picture: World Snooker

03 May 2017

The week's latest sports news from across the county.

Natural links attract innovation

Elvis & Kresse products are made at Tonge Mill

02 May 2017

Kent is a “very inspiring” place for business which attracts firms thanks to its natural setting but links to major city centres, say bosses.

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