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Gull guzzles duck whole on rat-plagued pond

Seagulls are to blame for eating ducklings at Memorial Park, according to a councillor

One of the few ducks remaining on a rat-plagued pond has been eaten... by a gull.


Four arrested after High Street brawl

Four men are in police custody after reports of a fight in the early hours this morning.

Man stabbed in town centre

A pool of blood at the scene of the stabbing

A knife victim screamed "they've cut me, they've cut me" as he ran up the street this morning.

Street Pastors ready for Herne Bay

Street Pastors are ready to patrol the town centre in Herne Bay after completing their training.

Landlady furious after being left out of music festival

Karen Cox says Mr Shepherd should have raised concerns earlier

Druid's Head landlady Karen Cox is furious that her pub won't be part of the 2014 Herne Bay Rocks festival for the first time in eight years

Herne Bay hair salon wins competition in style

Suzy Stockwin won with her peacock dress hair design

One4 hairdressers in Station Road won a competition to design new styles at a competition in Faversham

Outpatient services axed from Herne Bay hospital

The future of outpatient services at the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital is in doubt

Health campaigners in Herne Bay have lost their fight to keep outpatient services at the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital


Rat pack killing ducks at park lake

The only surviver of four young ducklings at Herne Bay Memorial Park pond

A plague of rats has launched a killing spree... with young ducklings at a lake targeted.

Safety warning after dinghies blown out to sea

The lifeboat was called out

Seven people, including four children, were led to safety after their dinghies were blown out to sea.


Repairs to Avenue of Remembrance begin

A lorry crashed into the gate at the end of April - picture by Natasha Senft

Council workers have arrived to begin repair work to the Avenue of Remembrance sign which was damaged after a lorry crashed into it in April

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.

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