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£2m transport museum planned for airfield

How the building looks 100 years on

20 September 2017

A project to create a £2m transport museum at a Kent airfield is in the pipeline.


Housing plan delayed after MPs raise concerns

The policy means Maidstone could be in line for 40% more houses that it says are needed

20 September 2017

Councillors have delayed adopting a Local Plan for housing development after the government announced it may be made to build 40% more homes.


An enchanted castle

Leeds Castle holds its Festival of Flowers

20 September 2017

Leeds Castle is set to get lovelier as its Festival of Flowers comes into bloom this weekend.

Warning after scam phone calls sweep Kent

Roseanna Austen sent abusive messages to former neighbours. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

19 September 2017

Residents are being urged to be on their guard after a string of fraudulent phone calls across the county.

Driver arrested on suspicion of flashing teenager

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19 September 2017

A man has been arrested after allegedly exposing himself to a young girl.

A slice of family fun down on the farm

Meet piglets and see pig racing at Lake Farm near Maidstone this weekend. Picture: Matthew Walker

19 September 2017

Enjoy a slice of rural life as a family-run farm holds a harvest festival with pig racing, apple bobbing and live music by day and night.

Canadian wine deal adds sparkle to PM's visit

Hush Heath Estate produces a range of wines at its winery near Staplehurst

18 September 2017

A vineyard will send its sparkling wine to Canada after landing a deal with an alcohol buyer as the Prime Minister visits the country.

Two treated after workshop blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

18 September 2017

Two people were treated by ambulance crews after a fire broke out in a workshop.

Colourful world-class puppetry returns to town

Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival is in partnership with Disney's The Lion King

17 September 2017

A puppetry festival returns to a Kent town next month with a colourful line-up and a special partnership with Disney's The Lion King.

Hospital standards fight reaches milestone

Joanne Fowler with Tunbridge Wells MP Greg Clark

16 September 2017

More than 41,000 people have backed calls by the daughter of a war veteran for a debate in parliament on the quality of palliative care.


Cocky delivery driver facing jail for rock throwing campaign

Jennie Ivinson was badly cut after a rock attack

15 September 2017

A grinning delivery driver is facing a at least 10 years in prison after targeting motorists in rural Kent with rocks.


Man arrested after distraction burglaries

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15 September 2017

A man has been arrested after elderly residents of Kent villages reported cash and wallets stolen.

Pensioner avoids injury in bungalow fire

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15 September 2017

A man in his 90s escaped from a bungalow fire this morning caused by a heater.

Farmers keep to the straight and narrow

Ploughing of all kinds will be on show Picture: Matthew Walker

15 September 2017

Gun dogs, birds-of-prey, horses and terriers are among the many attractions at the county's biggest farming event tomorrow.

Former public schoolboy raped two women

Chiron Hutchinson

15 September 2017

A former public schoolboy who raped two young women he'd never met before within days of each other is facing jail.

Health cuts put patient services under new pressure

The group has been forced to make cutbacks. Library image

14 September 2017

Patients in parts of Kent face further delays and other restrictions as a cash-strapped health group is forced to cut services.

Inquest to probe fatal crash

The scene of the fatal crash

14 September 2017

A councillor has praised the work of emergency services after coming across a crash on a main road that killed a man and left five others injured.

Start your engines

The Weald of Kent Ploughing Match will be held in Marden Picture: Matthew Walker

13 September 2017

Ploughing and rural pastimes will be celebrated at this weekend's Weald of Kent Ploughing Match.

Sail away

Bart's Bash comes to Bewl Water in Lamberhurst

13 September 2017

The world's largest sailing race is coming to the county this weekend, raising funds in memory of a double Olympic medallist.

Minister asked to intervene in housing plans

Helen Whately MP: speaking at the Local Plan hearing

11 September 2017

An MP has asked the Government to call in a town's Local Plan over concerns about developments and traffic congestion.

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