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Grand events venue could be sold by council

Take That tribute band Rule the World performed at the Kings Hall in 2015

A popular entertainment venue in council ownership for more than 100 years may be sold to save money.


Man accused of sword attack says 'I feared for my life'

Darren Selby

A man alleged to have almost severed the hand of a roofer with a Samurai sword says he feared he could be killed by his alleged victim.

Rural road closed after crash

Bullockstone Road was closed by police.

A rural road was closed after reports of a two-car crash, while police diverted traffic.

Fears grow for missing teenager

Missing Ben Nguyen

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of a 17-year-old who hasn't been seen since Saturday.

Mum desperate to find missing son

'Hightower' went missing on November 2

A mother has spoken of a widespread appeal to find her son as the search for him enters a second month.

Hand almost severed by sword in doorstep row

Blood on the pavement following the alleged attack

A roofer's right hand was left "hanging by a thread" by a Samurai sword brandished by his mother's boyfriend, a court heard.

Driver flees after crashing into horse field

A car drove through a fence and into the field in Whitstable Road

A motorist drove through a fence and into a horse field before fleeing the scene.

Supermarket staff help elderly theft victim

Staff at the supermarket comforted the woman and put her shopping through for free.

An elderly woman who had her handbag stolen by thieves was met with kindness by supermarket staff.


Man left covered in blood after assault

Matt Wilkins after being attacked

An ex-soldier has avoided jail after arguing he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when he launched an unprovoked attack.


Sisters spooked by strange man

Katelan and Beth Martin

Women are being urged to be on their guard after two sisters were followed by the same car on different nights while out running.

'It looks like it's had a hard night on the town'

The underwhelming tree

A mum has called on a shop to change the way it advertises its Christmas trees after finding one to be a shadow of how it is pictured on the box.


Thanet Way reopens after multiple crashes

Police are warning of icy roads

Drivers faced long delays this morning following crashes on both the London-bound and coast-bound carriageways.

Fire crews tackle house blaze

Firefighters in action. Stock image: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Three fire engines rushed to put out flames at a property.

Tardis sold at auction

The Tardis in all its glory

A life-size replica of Doctor Who’s Tardis has been sold for £3,200 at auction.

Replica Tardis expected to spark bidding war

The Tardis in all its glory

A life-sized replica of Doctor Who's Tardis is expected to fetch up to £5,000 when it is auctioned off for charity today.


Van and police car crash during chase

Police searched a property in Ramsgate. Stock image

A man has been arrested following a police pursuit.


Veteran swings shovel at burglar

Alfred Eyles saw off a burglar from his property

An 84-year-old ex-Army man saw off a burglar by swinging a pickaxe shovel at him as he broke into his home.


Two injured as car crashes into wall

The car hit a wall in Sea View Road

Emergency crews are at the scene of a crash which has seen two people taken to hospital.

Five taken to hospital after flats blaze

Firefighters in action. Stock image: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Five people were taken to hospital and one person trapped in their home after fire crews were called to a blaze in a four-storey block.


Snake crosses path of dog walker

The snake was spotted by a dog walker

A woman had to take a second look after spotting a red snake slithering across the footpath in front of her.

£4,500 missing from post office safe

Rough Common Post Office

A post office customer alerted police after spotting unusual cash withdrawals, sparking a probe which discovered thousands missing from a safe.


WATCH: Popular play centre suffers break-in

CCTV shows four people broke in

CCTV footage shows the moment burglars stole a till after breaking into a children's soft play centre.

Man arrested after 'hammer robbery' at bookies

Coral Bookmakers in Herne Bay after a previous raid

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man following a robbery at a bookies where staff were threatened with a hammer and cash was stolen.

Engineers at scene of burst water main

stock photo

A burst water main is causing delays for drivers on a busy road.


Garage cordoned off after raid

The Esso garage in Kings Road, Herne Bay, has been cordoned off

Police have taped off a petrol station this morning following an overnight raid.


Hammer raid on town bookies

Coral Bookmakers in Herne Bay after a previous raid

Two men threatened staff at a bookmakers with a hammer before fleeing with cash.

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