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Hospital services to come under scrutiny

The Kent and Canterbury Hospital

27 October 2017

A packed public meeting is expected tomorrow when health campaigners will quiz hospital chiefs over "unacceptable" A&E waiting times.


MP sorry over Russia Today interview

Rosie Duffield interviewed on Russia Today's News Thing. #newsthing

27 October 2017

A Labour MP has apologised to the LGBT+ community for appearing on a state-funded TV station dubbed 'Vladimir Putin’s propaganda channel'.


Thief jailed after leaving glove at crime scene

Darren Rogers

26 October 2017

A bungling burglar is now starting five years behind bars after police traced him using his DNA.


Teenager slashed in alleyway robbery

The teenager was attacked with a knife. Stock image.

26 October 2017

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with knife wounds to his head and and arms after being attacked by a robber in an alleyway.

Driver faces long jail sentence for horror death crash

Joseph Bills

26 October 2017

A 22-year-old has admitted killing a cyclist while under the influence of drink and drugs - and then fleeing the scene.


Kent's most hit rail bridges revealed

In March 2016 a skip lorry smashed into Kearsney bridge - Kent's most hit railway bridge

26 October 2017

The railway bridges most frequently hit by vehicles have been revealed - with three in Kent in the country's top 50.


Workshop goes up in flames

Fire crews were called. Stock image

24 October 2017

Firefighters were called to deal with a blaze at a workshop.

Anger as swans found shot dead

The swans were found off Monkshill Road in Graveney. Picture: Instant Street View

24 October 2017

The RSPCA is backing a government review of airgun laws amid increasing attacks on animals.


Man charged over pub stabbing

The Prince Albert pub in Whitstable

23 October 2017

A man has appeared at court charged with GBH and having a weapon after a stabbing in a pub.

One in five children start school overweight

Children are being spoiled by their grandparents, according to a study

23 October 2017

Startling figures have revealed almost a fifth of reception children are overweight, prompting a call for urgent action to tackle childhood obesity.

Brian blows over

A huge wave at Dover seafront from Storm Brian. Picture: Tony Flashman

22 October 2017

Kent has escaped severe damage from the violent Storm Brian, suffering just a few fallen trees.


Storm Brian hits Kent

Waves batter the sea wall at Folkestone

21 October 2017

High winds and rain are battering the county as a predicted storm arrives in Kent.


Grammar school to be demolished - against its wishes

The much-heralded wide corridors at Simon Langton Girls' School

21 October 2017

A Kent grammar will be pulled to the ground and replaced with a new school....but the head teacher is against the plans.


Travel delays as Kent braced for Storm Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

21 October 2017

Precautions are being taken ahead of the arrival of Storm Brian today.


Man wanted for nine months arrested at dentists

Chopra and Associates dental surgery in Canterbury. Google Street View

20 October 2017

A 41-year-old hunted by police since January has today been arrested - at a dental surgery.


Couple offer holiday home to Grenfell victims

Ian and Annabel Lichfield outside their holiday rental

19 October 2017

A couple horrified by the Grenfell Tower fire are offering victims of the inferno a free stay in their Kent holiday home.


'Idiot mandarins' to blame for school's league table plunge

Simon Langton Boys' shunned the 'boring and insipid' standard English GCSE

19 October 2017

A grammar school says it will be forced to teach a 'boring and insipid' GCSE course to jump off the bottom of school league tables.


Three cut from wreckage

Police have been called to the scene

18 October 2017

Three people were cut from wreckage and treated following a crash last night.

Music and mystery at the Canterbury Festival

The Canterbury Festival opening parade

18 October 2017

Gripping and ghoulish shows in honour of Halloween mix with walks, family-friendly fun and music and mystery at the Canterbury Festival.

Landmark windmill home is for sale

18 October 2017

On the market now is a landmark windmill which has peered out across the sea at Whitstable for 200 years.

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