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Nick 'vlogs' journey from councillor to athlete

Town council and Jittermugs owner Nick Green

A town councillor and café owner will be posting videos very single day for the next year ahead of the London Marathon 2018.

Sir Bob Geldof donates signed guitar for charity auction

Sir Bob Geldof

The Live Aid star's prized instrument is one of many items to go under the hammer to raise cash for refugees at an event near his Kent home.


Girl, four, reported missing

Police were called out to reports of a missing four-year-old girl as a distressed woman was seen calling out for her.


Plans for new train line between two Kent towns

The hike covers season tickets, as well as anytime, off peak and super off peak day tickets

As Network Rail publishes its 30-year plan, it is revealed that one of their long term proposals includes a link between Ashford and Faversham.


Help make double amputee's dream come true

Ollie in action.

A disabled athlete chosen to represent Team GB across the globe is appealing for donations after the government cut every penny of their funding.


Man, 20, charged with robbery

Limes Place, near to where the incident reportedly took place. Picture: Google.

A young man will appear at crown court accused of robbery, possession of a knife and affray.

'Enough is enough'

Lorries have written off cars, bent lampposts and damaged signs after following their sat navs into the narrow streets of a quiet estate.


Daughter fundraising in dad's memory

Jodie Waddington is taking part in the Tough Mudder challenge in aid of Pilgrims Hospices.

A grieving daughter will channel the loss of her father into her toughest physical challenge yet.

Doctor says it would be "lunatic" to close hospital services

Doctor Paul Dawson-Bowling.

A retired doctor who treated patients for decades has attacked health bosses who are rumoured to be shutting hospital services.

Restaurant to open in historic quay after five-year fight

Quayside Properties owner Michael White.

Controversial plans for a restaurant, gallery and museum in a historic creekside building have been given the go-ahead after a five-year battle.


Bones discovery sparks forensic probe

Workmen discovered bones here.

Three police vans and forensics officers were called after workmen fixing a leak made a grisly discovery of what turned out to be animal bones.


Fire-hit beauty salon back in business by the summer

The first floor was left badly damaged

A salon which was gutted by a huge blaze a year ago is finally set to be rebuilt.

Food hall asks for extended licence

Plans for the redevelopment of Macknade.

This foodie emporium is hoping to expand - with everything from 'tastings to supper clubs, pop-up shops and exhibitions' on the cards.


Zumba teacher to dance for Dame Vera Lynn

Zumba teacher Leigh Miles will dance for Vera Lynn.

A choreographer and fitness instructor has been chosen to perform at the London Palladium for the singer and actress known as the Forces' Sweetheart.

Tree dubbed town's greatest is vandalised

Paul Durkin and the Himalayan Silver Burch tree in his garden which has been vandalised.

A man returned home from a holiday to find his beloved tree had its branches hacked off by vandals.


VIDEO: Clumsy thieves caught on camera

CCTV inside the Empire men's clothing store.

CCTV footage has captured two bungling burglars breaking into a store, before one of them pulls an entire unit off the wall on top of him.

Toddler death spot is still a danger

Brian Head is concerned that despite a child being killed when a van was turning in the road here 17 years ago, nothing has been done to make the road safer.

A road where a child was crushed to death in her pushchair is still another “accident waiting to happen” – 17 years after the tragedy.


County councillor's new rules 'risking safety of elderly and disabled'

Tony Pout at the entrance to Reeves Taxi's.

A councillor has barred a taxi firm from parking outside its office, which has resulted in the elderly and parents with prams waiting in the road.


‘I just want to be treated as a normal person’

Stephen Wren just wants to be treated well

A daughter has pleaded for people to stop picking on her father - who, at just 55, is battling the cruellest disease.


Teenager arrest after theft from car

The man has been charged with the robbery of a vehicle. Picture: Thinkstock

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a purse and a tablet computer were swiped from a vehicle.

'Teddy saves Phoebe's life every single day'

Phoebe Denton, seven, with her Hypo Hound Teddy.

Phoebe, seven, has brittle type 1 diabetes, and her life was transformed when she welcomed a labrador puppy into her home.

Thieves steal church sign

The handmade sign at Sheldwich Church.

A handmade church sign was taken by thieves less than 24 hours after it had been put in the ground.

10 four-storey luxury homes plan for creek

The plans for Abbey Wharf.

Plans have been submitted for a historic wharf just metres from a quay which has been at the centre of controversy.

VIDEO: Petrol station evacuated as car catches light

The Vauxhall Astra alight at the Gate Services at Dunkirk

There was drama on the A2 as a Vauxhall Astra went up in flames near petrol pumps on filling station forecourt.


Man wrestled to the ground by police

A number of police vehicles and an ambulance are in Market Place, Faversham.

Police and paramedics have descended on a town centre, where a barefoot man was seen being tackled to the floor by officers.

Police swoop on gun plot suspects

The armed police chase took place on the M2 between Faversham and Sittingbourne.

Two men have been charged with firearms offences after armed police from a specialist team tackling gang violence chased vehicles on the M2.

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