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Firefighters called to crash scene

The Fire Brigade at the scene

27 November 2017

A driver has reportedly been injured after two cars collided on a busy road.

Sighting of missing teenage girl

Alex Willoughby caught on CCTV

27 November 2017

A 17-year-old girl who disappeared nearly two weeks ago is caught on CCTV with a man in Kent.


Kent town set to sparkle after festive fundraising success

Whitstable set to light up once more this Christmas

27 November 2017

The community has rallied round to fund Christmas lights after organisers ran out of cash.

Police 'extremely concerned' for missing cadet

Alex Willoughby

24 November 2017

Police say they are "extremely concerned" for the welfare of a 17-year-old cadet who has not been seen for more than a week.

Trust to consider 'super hospital' - at expense of other two

The urgent care centre at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital

24 November 2017

Health chiefs are to formally consider plans for a 'super' hospital in east Kent - which could mean the loss of A&E departments in two towns.


Six cars involved in crash on major road

Police have been called to the scene

23 November 2017

Two people needed medical treatment after a multi-vehicle crash during rush-hour.


Bid to offer first Kent medical degrees

A Kent medical school could help develop the surgeons of the future. Stock image.

23 November 2017

Two Kent universities have today submitted a joint bid for government cash to fund medical student places in the county for the first time.


Mein Kampf to be debated in school classes

Mein Kampf. Picture: Wiki Commons.

21 November 2017

A Kent grammar school is to offer classes in which pupils debate texts including Mein Kampf, as "an antidote to the poison of political correctness".


Health campaigners take fight to No 10

Coach loads of protesters travelled to Kent

21 November 2017

A coachload of people with concerns about the future of health services in Kent took their fight to London, where they met a government minister.


'We pray he will find forgiveness'

Dave Thorman was killed in a crash in Whitstable

20 November 2017

The father of a cyclist killed in a crash says despite the 'unbearable pain', he harbours no malice towards the drink-driver who caused the tragedy.


Drink-driver jailed for killing chef in hit-and-run crash

Joseph Bills. Picture: Kent Police.

20 November 2017

A van driver hit a cyclist and then went to a pub with broken glass in his hair and ordered a pint, before tearfully telling a pal: 'I've killed him!'


Lost mother and son rescued from marshes

The Coastguard helicopter has been scrambled. Library image.

20 November 2017

A large-scale emergency response involving police and the coastguard helicopter was launched after a mother and son went missing on marshes.


A&Es ranked worst in country... again

East Kent has the worst record in England for waiting times in A&E. Image: Thinkstock

20 November 2017

Some of Kent's accident and emergency departments have again been ranked the worst performing in England for waiting times.


Police appeal after 'unprovoked' attack on bus

The attack took place on board a Stagecoach bus in Whitstable. Images released by Kent Police

19 November 2017

Police have released CCTV footage of a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged attack while on board a bus.


Regatta in jeopardy

Last year's Regatta was held on the Tankerton Slopes

19 November 2017

Organisers of the famous Kent festival have locked horns with councillors over the venue.

£4,500 missing from post office safe

Rough Common Post Office

17 November 2017

A post office customer alerted police after spotting unusual cash withdrawals, sparking a probe which discovered thousands missing from a safe.


'Overwhelming support' for Lidl store

A computer image of what the new Lidl could look like

16 November 2017

A supermarket chain says concerns about traffic will be taken into account as it seeks permission to build a major branch.


Boy, 12, arrested after 'knife robberies'

Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

16 November 2017

A 12-year-old boy alleged to have been armed with a knife was among a gang of five arrested following three robberies in a park.

Kent park to get outdoor ice rink for Christmas

A covered ice rink. Stock image.

15 November 2017

A council has confirmed plans to build an ice rink over the festive season.


Fire erupts in former school grounds

Firefighters tackled the flames. Pic: Liz Wingrove

15 November 2017

Fire crews were called to a former school site in the early hours of this morning to tackle a blaze.

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