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Boy, 14, caught behind the wheel

Police attended the scene. Library image.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after he was caught behind the wheel in a vehicle he'd allegedly stolen.

Prizes for dedicated workers as part of Carers Week

Janis Barrell and Kate Dodson

Carers were given chances to win prizes from a prize draw and the National Lottery as a thank-you for the work they do.

Mums celebrate cancer drug victory

Chantele Rashbrook with her Deal BC girls

Authorities have scrapped plans to withdraw a breast cancer drug from the NHS to the delight of campaigners in Kent.


Deluge of protest at ‘bizarre’ plan to change bus routes

There could be changes to bus routes

Bus users have reacted angrily to plans for major changes to bus services around the district


School cuts 25 jobs as it moves onto single site

Simon Smith Principal at Goodwin Academy in Deal

A loss of 25 jobs is afoot as a school merges its two sites to create one super school - five of them are redundancies

White Cliffs is among the best for British walks

The White Cliffs of Dover ranked nine in a list of Britain's Best Walks

The iconic White Cliffs of Dover is among the best places to walk in Britain in a new list released today

Now we know who did it!

Now we know who was responsible for the huge Theresa May statue flicking the V sign over the White Cliffs of Dover

The people who erected a giant cut out of Prime Minister Theresa May saying 'up yours' to the EU have finally admitted responsibility.


Travel firm staff learn about young carers

 Left Gill Middleton, Carers Trust Education Policy & Development Manager for young carers with young carers from The Downs primary and Thomas Cook staff

Staff from Thomas Cook have visited a Walmer primary to learn about a scheme the school has gained acclaim for – how they care for young carers

Brave Theo stands days after miracle op

Theo Knott standing just nine days after his operation

A five-year-old boy who underwent a spinal operation to help him walk has stood up - nine days after surgery.


MP welcomes cancer drug approval

MP Charlie Elphicke meets Breast Cancer Girls of Deal

A life-extending drug has now been allowed for use through health officials' agreement.

Young footballers relish taste of international play

Deal Town Rangers Under 12s at the St Omer International Tournament

Young footballers for Deal Town Rangers were the only English teams to compete in the St Omer International Tournament.


Rotary gala night gives big boost to Martha Trust

John Wiggell MBE with Kerry Rubins and George White of Martha Trust

An impressive £3,500 was raised for charitable care home the Martha Trust at a gala evening.

Coastline run for breast cancer charity

Chantele and Phil Rashbrook are hosting their fourth Clifftop Challenge

Families are invited to attend Walmer Green today to cheer Clifftop Challenge competitors across the finishing line.

Crowds celebrate 40th horse and dog show

Annabel Sykes, six, with her 14-year old pony Rosie

Competitors, spectators and their pets flocked to Walmer Castle’s paddock to mark 40 years of the Walmer Horse and Dog Show.

Girl aged nine sits first GCSE

Sofia Squire is taking her first GCSE today, aged nine.

A girl from Kent is sitting her first GSCE exam today and she's only nine!


Pupils devastated by third vandal attack

Seth Page, six, made this bird box which appeared to have been tampered with

A primary school has pledged to take action after baby birds died during the latest in a series of break-ins.


Theft of charity classic car

The stolen 1965 Austin Mini

A Sixties Mini, used for fundraising, has been stolen.

Fun at French themed weekend

Dancers took to the streets as part of the French themed event

A Kent town enjoyed a bustling weekend in the sun as Le Weekend brought visitors in their hundreds to enjoy the entertainment.

Last orders as pub closes

A High Street's last boozer is closing ahead of a transformation into a bar and restaurant.

Former Kent schoolboy makes it big on LA music scene

The duo in a recording studio in LA

Successful songwriter David Johnston has come a long way from mixing tracks in the music rooms after hours at his Kent school.

High-fliers flock to beach for festival

Kent Kite Fliers bring kites of all shapes and sizes to Walmer Green

Hundreds of kites filled the sky above Walmer Green on Saturday as Walmer Parish Council held its Kites on the Beach event.

Steph and Dom pull out of prom

Steph and Dom Parker with Martha Trust residents Photo: Alan Langley

Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom Parker have pulled out of appearing at a care home's biggest fundraiser of the year because they're filming a new show

Plea for witnesses after cat shot dead

Kevin's owner Gina Douglas has called those responsible "callous, sick individuals"

A cat owner is appealing for witnesses and warning others after she discovered her pet shot dead behind her home


Comic lookalike completes long trek

Glenn Ford, Norman Wisdom lookalike

A Norman Wisdom tribute actor has ended his 135-mile walk at a namesake pub.

Tea room reaps green gold

The Pines Garden tea rooms in St Margaret's Bay

It may be a stunning, but this tea room has won a prize for its environmentally friendly practices

French themed Le Weekend events

Le Weekend would not be as French without The Can Can

The red, white and blue bunting is ready and waiting for this year’s Sandwich Goes French for Le Weekend event.

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