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Fire crews called to barn blaze

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

04 October 2017

Firefighters faced falling debris as they battled a fire at a barn overnight.

McDonald's launches delivery service

McDonalds in Canterbury.

03 October 2017

A busy McDonald's restaurant will this week start delivering to homes for the first time.


Two Kent restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars

Michelin starred food at the West House

02 October 2017

Two of the county's restaurants have been awarded Michelin Stars in the exclusive guide for 2018, it has been revealed.


Police appeal for witnesses following pub assault

02 October 2017

The victim of an attack in a pub needed hospital treatment after suffering a puncture wound under his arm.

Seven things to make your weekend

The Medieval Mops Fair comes to Sitingbourne. Picture: Tony Stigle

29 September 2017

We've come up with seven spot-on ideas to try with the family this weekend.

How heightened tensions in Korea could hit Kent's whelks

Fishermen sort out whelks

27 September 2017

The war of words surrounding the Korean peninsula could have do serious damage to Kent's whelk industry. Here's why.


Cop charged with cell assault

Canterbury Police Station

27 September 2017

A police sergeant has been accused of hitting a suspect while he was held in custody.

A2 reopens after serious crash

Police are investigating. Stock picture

26 September 2017

The A2 has reopened, several hours after a serious crash.

Driver appears in court over death of cyclist

Dave Thorman was a talented chef with a passion for life

26 September 2017

A van driver has appeared in court accused of taking cocaine and alcohol before causing the death of a cyclist in a crash.

Beach hut owners clash with dog walkers over ban

Days could be numbered for dogs on Whitstable beach

22 September 2017

Hundreds of people have responded a proposal to extend a dog ban across much of the entire length of a coastline near Whitstable.


Fresher, 18, found dead after first night on campus

The University of Kent in Canterbury.

20 September 2017

A young woman was found dead in a university's halls of residence the morning after arriving to start her first year.


Drink and drugs charges for man accused of killing cyclist

Dave Thorman

19 September 2017

A man has been charged with five offences following the death of a popular chef killed in a crash as he cycled home from work.

Cabbie slapped with fine after helping 94-year-old

 Abbacus car's driver David Moore who got a parking ticket outside the Cancer Research shop in High Streeet, Whitstable Picture: Chris Davey FM4926466

19 September 2017

A furious taxi driver was slapped with a parking fine as he helped a severely disabled pensioner into his cab.


Wronged wife threw dog poo at cheating husband

Deborah Addams who has been sentenced to 150 hours unpaid work

18 September 2017

A 56-year-old woman launched a campaign of harassment against her husband after discovering he had been paying for sex, a court heard.


MP abused and threatened by trolls

MP Rosie Duffield giving her maiden speech at the House of Commons

15 September 2017

Kent's only Labour parliamentarian has hit out at the 'vile, vitriolic insults' she has suffered since her shock general election victory.


Hospital boss quits troubled health trust

Chief executive of East Kent Hospitals Matthew Kershaw

15 September 2017

The boss of a beleaguered Kent health trust has left his position two years after taking up the role.


A&E waiting times remain among country's worst

Optum is to take over contract for GP-led services in Kent and Medway. Picture: iStock.com

15 September 2017

Hospitals in east Kent have recruited extra doctors and secured £800k to expand crisis-hit A&E departments as patients face long waits for treatment.


Oyster revival: the natives are back

14 September 2017

Whitstable was once world famous for its oysters before going out of favour but now the natives are back.

VIDEO: Knifeman pulls blade on bouncers

The man was captured on camera carrying a knife

13 September 2017

Dramatic footage has emerged of door staff tackling a suspected knifeman to the ground after he allegedly pulled a blade.

The Beaney's high five

Stormtroopers will return to The Beaney to mark the fifth anniversary since its reopening

13 September 2017

The Clangers and Bagpuss will rub shoulders with Stormtroopers as a city centre museum holds a fifth birthday bash.

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