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Man charged over serious assault

Jimmy McCann, 36, of White Horse Lane, Otham, has been charged with aggravated vehicle taking

16 October 2017

A man has been charged with a serious assault following an incident on a busy road.

The story of a star: The Sportsman pub

The award-winning Sportsman in Seasalter

15 October 2017

The story of Michelin starred restaurant The Sportsman from boozer to internationally acclaimed eaterie is told by the man who did it in a new book.

Kent GP surgeries set to benefit from £4m cash injection

Stock picture of GP in a surgery with patient

12 October 2017

A new training scheme for GPs will see them offered £20,000 to take up posts in "hard to recruit areas", health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

Troubled health trust gets new boss

Susan Acott has been appointed interim chief executive

11 October 2017

A beleaguered Kent health trust has a new chief executive - but bosses have only put her in the role until early next year.


Court sentences wife who threw poo at cheating ex

Deborah Addams who has been sentenced to 150 hours unpaid work

11 October 2017

A woman has been ordered to do unpaid work after throwing dog muck at her "cheating" husband and sending a naked photo of him to an employee.


Man fights for life after recovery truck crash

Ambulance crews were called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb.

10 October 2017

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after two cars crashed into a broken down recovery truck on a busy dual carriageway.


University student named as crash victim

09 October 2017

The identity of a man killed in a suspected hit and run on a busy dual carriageway has been revealed at the opening of an inquest.

Man seriously injured in lorry crash

Police were called to the crash. Stock image.

09 October 2017

A man is in hospital in a serious condition after a crash involving two cars and a lorry, which shut the Thanet Way for almost nine hours.


Stranded pair rescued after boat breaks down

The boat was rescued off Herne Bay

08 October 2017

Two people had to be rescued by lifeboat crews after the propeller on their boat failed.


Warning of more flooding on the way

Flood alerts are in place for several areas

06 October 2017

People are warned to stay away from high-risk areas and take care on the coast as tidal surges look set to bring more flooding to parts of Kent.

MEP takes up case of man who disappeared on ferry

Richard Fearnside, smiling in a picture thought to have been taken in 2004

05 October 2017

The tragic case of a man who went missing on a cross-Channel ferry four years ago has been raised in the European Parliament.

Crashed car was being chased by police

The wreckage of the car in Sturry Road

04 October 2017

A suspected drink driver injured in an early-morning crash today was in a car being pursued by police, it has emerged.

Three-car crash sparks delays

Firefighters at the scene of the crash

04 October 2017

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to a three-car collision.


Scarecrows blazing a trail

Scarecrows will be coming out at Westgate Parks in Canterbury

04 October 2017

They're outstanding in their field: scarecrows of all shapes, sizes and personalities will be part of a pre-Halloween trail this weekend.

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

McDonald's 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.

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