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Costa set to take on historic building

Costa will be moving into this building in Market Place

Coffee giant Costa has confirmed it will be moving into Faversham town centre.


Young man dies after stairs fall

The patient was airlifted to hospital. Stock picture

A 26-year-old man has died after suffering head injuries when he fell down a flight of stairs.

Man ‘not disabled enough’ to qualify for small home

Anthony Dodge has been told he can't have a transfer from his two-storey home

A disabled man forced to sleep on the sofa and wash in the sink has been told he can't move from his two-storey council home to a one-bed flat.


Mum describes house fire horror

Lauren Partis, 14, with her mum Jacqui Brennan

A mum's told of the terrifying moment she woke to find smoke seeping into her house as her teenage daughter and toddler nephew slept in the next room.


Armed man's wife saw siege drama unfold live on Skype

Armed police are involved in the incident.

A woman watched her husband holed up at home by armed police in a dramatic four-hour siege... more than 100 miles away on her mobile phone.


Man in court after four-hour armed police siege

Armed police are involved in the incident.

A man arrested after a dramatic four-hour stand-off with armed police on a council estate is due in court after being charged.

Motorcyclist suffers leg injuries

Traffic near the accident on the M2 last night

A man was taken to hospital after coming off his motorbike on the M2 near Faversham.

Siege stand-off ends peacefully

Armed police are involved in the incident.

An 'armed' man holed up in a house in a residential street in Faversham has given himself up to police surrounding the property.

Vile thieves take flowers from grave day after funeral

Thieves stole flowers from Elizabeth Head’s grave in Boughton

A widower is devastated after heartless thieves swiped a 3ft bouquet of flowers from his wife's grave... just a day after she was buried.


Tom Cohen and the family's final farewell to Peaches

Tragic Peaches Geldof with Tom Cohen

Peaches' husband sang an emotional farewell to his beloved wife on Monday.

Celebrity mourners say goodbye to tragic Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof's coffin adorned with a picture of her family

A host of celebrities have joined the family of Peaches Geldof in saying farewell to the socialite after her mystery death at home in Kent.

Heartfelt tributes to tragic Peaches flood Twitter

Peaches Geldof in October last year. Picture: David Hedges/SWNS.com

Hundreds have been saying a final farewell to much-loved mother -of-two Peaches Geldof.

Peaches' Easter funeral at same church as tragic mum's

Tragic Peaches Geldof on her wedding day. Picture: Brian Aris

Hundreds are expected to gather at a private service for Peaches Geldof at same church which held her mum Paula Yates' funeral.

Farming World WON'T reopen this year despite promise

Farming World has been a much-loved family attraction

The owner of family favourite attraction Farming World is refusing to explain why it is not reopening this year as planned.


Hollywood star's secret Kent link

Boxing coach Ian Fleckney with Daniel Day-Lewis (left) before appearing in the 1997 film The Boxer

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis honed his fighting skills at a Kent gym for a role that earned him a Golden Globe nomination, it has emerged.


Woman rescued after falling into a hole in a car garage

A woman fell down a vehicle inspection pit, similar to this one.

Fire crews rescue a woman after she falls into a vehicle inspection pit.


Happy ending for Belle the blind dog

Belle returned for a short visit to Happy Endings after settling into a new home

A blind puppy abandoned just weeks old is living a new life... after thousands of pounds was raised in donations.


Sign of confusion...

A town's leaders are scratching their heads... after a tourism board was unveiled with no fewer than 11 factual blunders.


Peaches' body released to family ahead of funeral

Peaches Geldof, pictured on her wedding day. Picture: Brian Aris

The body of Peaches Geldof has been released to her family so funeral arrangements can be made after she was found dead at her Kent home.


Crash in Faversham causing traffic chaos

Ambulance crews at the scene of the accident in East Street

A three-car crash in a busy Faversham street has blocked the road.

Peaches Geldof found dead at home

Tragic Peaches Geldof on her wedding day. Picture: Brian Aris

Sir Bob Geldof has told of his sadness after the shock death of his daughter Peaches.


Sheps lose bid to build homes on farmland

Britain's oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has plans for 54 homes on a former orchard site.

Controversial proposals for a brewer to build houses on farming land have been thrown out by planning authorities.

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