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Fishing boat in near miss with sandbank

The lifeboat towing the fishing vessel. Picture: RNLI

A volunteer lifeboat crew came to the rescue of two people as their vessel drifted towards an offshore sandbank.

Emergency services called to jetski crash

The air ambulance was called to the scene. Stock picture.

Rescue crews, including the air ambulance, have been called after a jetski crash at a seaside town.

Police called after man found dead

Police activity in Chestnut Drive, Herne Bay. Picture: Tanya Cross

Police cars, including a forensics van, were called to a residential street after a man in his 30s was found dead.


Trio arrested on suspicion of drugs offences

Police arrested three people. Stock pic

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after police stopped a car on a main road.

Developer pledges thousands to air show

The Red Arrows in action

A property mogul has pledged thousands of pounds to a town's air show, taking organisers close to their £100,000 target.

Bun Penny luxury flats taken off market

The new seafront apartments still await their first occupants

Luxury apartments on the seafront site of the old Bun Penny pub still await their first occupants after a contractual dispute.

Guide dog is ‘a life changer’ for Harry

Jolly is always by Harry's side

A blind teenager has had his life changed by his guide dog Jolly, a black labrador-cross.

Blaze damages roof and wood paneling at house

Fire crews were called to a car blaze

Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jet to extinguish flames.

Fuel scam allegations probed

The Esso garage in Herne Bay has come in for widespread criticism on Facebook

Facebook claims that a petrol station is ripping off motorists have been investigated by KentOnline.


Man cut free from car after crash

Firefighters helped free the man. Stock picture

Firefighters helped cut a man free from the wreckage of a car after a crash.

Crews tackle grass fire

Stock image

Residents were asked to keep doors and windows closed as fire crews tackled a grass and undergrowth blaze.


Candidate offers rivals boxing classes amid security fears

Ed Targett (right) with his brother at a Margate boxing show

A keen boxer and parliamentary candidate is offering self-defence classes to his rivals after prospective MPs were offered security advice.


Festival replaced by month-long event

Take the young ones along to a family festival

A new month-long event – dubbed BayFest – will replace a defunct Kent festival this year.

Bold plans for former bus station revealed

Plans to develop Herne Bay's former bus station have been revealed

Plans to transform a town's former bus station have been revealed - and the developer is now asking residents what shops they would like to see built.


Firefighters called to smoking manure pile

Firefighters tackled the blaze. Stock pic.

Two fire engines were sent after a pile of manure started emitting smoke.


Police join raid on caravan site

Officers descended on a caravan park in a joint operation with the local council.


Teen locked up after club rave attack

Adam Tapp was sentenced to 18 months in youth custody

A 16-year-old has been locked up after stabbing a party-goer in the leg at a late-night rave.


Tea room wonderland opens in Kent

Nathan and Kate Rivers at the Alice in Wonderland themed tea room in William Street, Herne Bay. Picture: Chris Davey

An Alice in Wonderland themed tea room has attracted global interest and is now open at a seafront town.


Pervert secretly filmed couples having sex

Stuart Wynne was jailed after spying on couples. Picture: Kent Police

A man who installed CCTV for a living has been jailed - after using the cameras to spy on couples in intimate acts.

Tragic crash death dad was five times the limit

Lee Boulter crashed after drinking, the inquest heard

A father killed when he crashed his speeding Audi on a bend was five times the drink-drive limit, an inquest heard.


Kent film stars Game of Thrones star

Jonathan Pryce on Herne Bay beach for One Last Dance

A film shot mostly in a Kent town is getting rave reviews - after people were drawn to its big name star.


Firm fined £60k after worker's lift death

The lift at the Laleham Care Home where the tragedy happened

A care home firm has been fined £60,000 for safety breaches after a worker died when she became trapped in a lift.


Travellers move on to coastal land ahead of Bank Holiday weekend

Gypies are moving on to green space at Hampton.

Caravans are starting to occupy land near children's playpark at popular outdoor spot.


Man rescued from his car after crash

Fire crews rescued a man who was trapped in his car after a crash.

Fire crews freed a man from the wreckage of his vehicle after a collision on a busy road.

Sex offender's Game of Thrones trick

Brandon Stark is a character in Game of Thrones

A man changed his name to a fictional character in an attempt to get round a ban and chat with children online undetected.

Woman cut free from car after crash

A woman had to be cut free from her car following a crash in Herne Bay

Firefighters needed cutting gear to rescue a woman trapped in her car following an accident involving two vehicles.

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