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Couple bring blockbuster thrills to Kent with Indiana Jones car

Clive and Cheryl Barker in their 1928 Renault NN Tourer, which featured in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

A couple are bringing a touch of blockbuster action to Kent after buying a sports car used in a famous Indiana Jones chase.

Probe after 'sex attack' on young woman in park

Police officers at the scene of the alleged sex attack

An investigation is being carried out after a woman in her 20s is said to have been pushed to the ground and sexually assaulted by a stranger.

Elderly woman on mobility scooter hit by car

Air ambulance lands in Memorial Park. Photo: Adrian Bennett

An air ambulance landed in a park to help an elderly woman on a mobility scooter who was hit by a car as she crossed a road.

Ex-Servicemen's club goes bust again

The United Forces Social Club, formerly the May Lodge club, has ceased trading again

The United Forces Social Club on the seafront ceased trading on Sunday night, less than two years after the May Lodge Club closed

Illegal worker found in Home Office car wash raid

Immigration Enforcement officers raided a car wash in Herne Bay and arrested a 31-year-old man from Albania on suspicion of entering Britain illegally

Pair rescued after Kayak accident

Two people were rescued by lifeguards

Two people have been rescued by lifeguards in Herne Bay after falling out of their kayaks.


Arson-hit seafront pub finally sold

The derelict Bun Penny pub

Father and son duo Ernie and Dean Tevik have bought the derelict Bun Penny pub on Herne Bay seafront, ending rumours about the stricken pub's future

Planning application submitted for new Aldi supermarket

Aldi is hiring apprentices

Regeneration company Coplan Estates say a planning application to construct a new Aldi supermarket on the King's Road car park has been submitted.


Four-car smash closes Thanet Way

Police are at the scene

A busy road has been shut by police following a rush-hour pile-up.

Irish travellers set up camp in Herne Bay

The travellers arrived at 7pm on Sunday

Irish travellers have set up camp in King's Road car park in Herne Bay, which is due to become a new Aldi supermarket

Festival organisers need your vote

Last year's festival celebrated 100 years since renowned artist Marcel Duchamp visited Herne Bay

Marcel Duchamp Festival in Herne Bay 2013 received four nominations at the Canterbury 4 Culture awards, they want people to vote in the People's Award

Councillor dishes the dirt... on human poo request

Cllr Peter Vickery-Jones reported the family's plight. Picture: Barry Goodwin

A homeowner shocked a councillor... by calling him up to clear human poo from his front garden.


Charity shop fears for its future in Herne Bay

The Demelza shop in Herne Bay could be set to close to make way for a new pizza restaurant and bar

Demelza Hospice shop on the corner of Mortimer Street and William Street could be forced to close after owner submits plans for new pizza restaurant


Clock this... the town that's turned back time

The Herne Bay Clocktower is now showing the wrong time

Time doesn't just stand still in one seaside town... it goes backwards!


TV stars and film crews record new BBC comedy in Kent

The stellar cast set to feature in Hat Trick Production's latest comedy Grey Mates

Actors including Russ Abbot and Stephanie Beacham were in the county to record their new comedy.

Human torch victim loses fight for life in hospital

Paramedics treat Kevin Laraman in Oakdale Road after he was found on fire

A man left fighting for his life after he was engulfed in flames in a street has died in hospital.


Warnings issued after credit card scam

Have you been a victim of the card scam?

Bank fraud squads have contacted residents in Whitstable and Herne Bay after credit card scammers stole cash from their accounts


Rescuers search in darkness for man trapped waist-deep in mud

Coastguards training for mud rescue. Stock pic.

Coastguard joined by police and lifeboat crew after phone call

Man injured after machete attack

Police were still at the scene on Monday morning

Man suffers serious facial injuries after two men brandishing machetes attack him at his home in Herne

Woman hurt in kebab shop attack

Kent Police sign

A 24-woman was kicked and punched in the throat by a man after she handed in a small rucksack from the street.

Boy, 10, taken to hospital after being hit by car

A Kent Air Ambulance landed in Herne Bay Memorial Park after the boy was hit in Kings Road.

Sunken boat sparks search for owners

The vessel was secured on Herne Bay beach, but the owners have not yet been found

Volunteer coastguards and lifeboat crews searched for the owners of a sunken boat spotted off the coast of Herne Bay on Monday night

Teenager taken to hospital after motorbike crash

Paramedics were called to the incident in the High Street

A 16-year-old boy has been taken to hospital following a collision on his motorbike in Herne Bay High Street this morning

Men approach 10-year-olds outside primary school

Police patrolling the streets. Stock picture.

Police have stepped up patrols after a girl's arm was stroked and a boy was asked his age by two men outside a primary school.


'My dad wasn't ready to die'

Geoffrey Platts, who flew dozens of missions over Germany during the war

A war veteran who beat the odds to survive 25 missions as a D-Day rear gunner was killed by a water-borne disease at his sheltered home.

Emotional farewell to popular Kayleigh

The pink hearse and horses' gear for the funeral of Kayleigh Duff

Poignant songs chosen by Kayleigh Duff filled the chapel as hundreds of mourners wearing pink said their final farewells to the brave young mum today.

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