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Game of Thrones festival comes to Kent

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Ser Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones

A festival is being held next year - with plans to host a top jousting team.


Car bursts into flames

The care in flames. Picture: Andrea Owen

A driver had a lucky escape after his vehicle caught fire near a roundabout on a busy road.

Teenager seriously injured in crash

The scene of the crash.

A 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital after his car hit a tree this morning.

Thieves smash their way into shops

Police were called. Stock image

Police are linking two early-hours raids, in which burglars smashed their way into shops in a bid to steal cigarettes.

Time for replica Tardis to travel to new home

Jason Onion and his Tardis at the Herne Bay Bandstand

A life-size Tardis - weighing one ton and containing Doctor Who actor signatures - is set to go under the hammer.

Brain tumours lead to painting talent

Abigail Barry

A woman who could barely draw a stickman believes her new found artistry is connected to a health condition.


Air ambulance makes lunchtime landing on beach

The air ambulance was called

The air ambulance was called out to help an injured woman.

New seven-day a week health centre opens

Queen Victoria Hospital

A new minor injuries unit has opened its doors to patients.


Brazen thief pockets £9,000 after walking into pub

Debbie Knight, licensee at the Divers Arms in Central Parade, Herne Bay

A thief took just four minutes to walk into a busy pub and leave with thousands of pounds.


Drink-drive victim 'resembled monster' after crash

Canterbury Crown Court

A father says his son was scared to look at him after he suffered severe facial injuries when his car was hit 'like a pinball' by a drink-driver.


Update: Search for missing teenager over

Search for missing Jade

Police have confirmed a search for a missing 15-year-old girl has concluded.


Future of air show in doubt

Action from this year's air show. Picture: Adrian Bennett

Organisers of one of Kent's most popular events say spiralling costs are threatening its future.


Top coffee company wins visitor centre bid

HatHats Coffee have won the bid to run the visitor centre

HatHats Coffee have won the bid to operate the visitor centre at Reculver.

Floral tributes laid for Jack Whichello

Floral tributes for Jack Whichello

Hundreds of people have laid flowers in tribute to a young man who died in a motorbike accident.

Did you witness horrific jet ski collision?

Jordan Lupton was struck by a jet ski while in a rubber ring

Coroner investigating jet ski tragedy is asking police to try and find more witnesses to help inquiry.

'People have lost everything - it's shocking'

Aileen Whatley with grand daughters Darcie, 4, and Aurora, six weeks.

A Kent nurse on holiday in Houston has been called into action at a first aid centre to help hurricane and flood victims.


Tributes paid to biker Jack

Jack Whichello, who was killed in a crash in Herne Common

Family and friends will meet to pay respects to a popular 20-year-old killed in a crash when his motorbike hit a tree.


Biker dies after accident on main road

The air ambulance landed nearby.

A doctor and paramedic were flown in to aid to motorcyclist in an accident, but tragically he could not be saved.


Knifeman slashed dog walker in row over fouling

Alan White. Picture: Kent Police.

A knifeman pulled out a dagger and slashed a dog walker's arm after he was wrongly accused of failing to pick up after his pet.


Man arrested after 'attacking officer' at air show

A man being arrested at the Herne Bay air show

Police were called into action at an air show following an alleged attack on an officer.

Call for action on freerunners

Men in their early 20s seen jumping off walls as part of the freerunning craze are damaging a town's historic fountain, it has been claimed.


Air show 'one of best yet' despite criticism

The Red Arrows in action. Picture: Chris Davey

Organisers of an annual air show have hailed the event a great success - despite facing criticism over gaps between displays.


Red Arrows thrill thousands with stunning seaside display

The Red Arrows thrilled crowds with their display

Thousands of people were given a seaside treat by the mighty Red Arrows and a host of other aerobatic teams.


Air show spectators urged not to drive

Crowds enjoy the air show in Herne Bay

Thousands of people will descend on a seaside town for its air show today - but organisers are calling on visitors not to take their car.


Most impressive line-up to date for air show

The AeroSPARX display team will be in action. Picture: Toni Tejon

Thousands will descend on a seaside town in Kent tomorrow when its spectacular air show returns with a line-up featuring the Red Arrows.


Battle of Britain planes 'unlikely' to perform at air shows

The Battle of Britain memorial flight

Historic aircraft including a Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster are unlikely to perform at Kent air shows this weekend following engine issues.

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