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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.


Tears for Taiyah

Tributes to Taiyah

A single white dove was released as hundreds gathered to pay respects to a teenager tragically killed in a train accident.


Hundreds pay respects to teenager killed on train tracks

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

A school is opening its doors to the public to help celebrate the life of a 16-year-old who lost her life in a tragic accident.

Work starts on £1m community centre

Artist's impression of what the new Herne community centre could look like

Bosses behind plans for a new £1 million community centre expect the site to open next year after building work finally began.

Main road to be shut

The A291 will be closed

A main route into a coastal town will be shut for a whole weekend - and could be closed for longer if the work is not completed.


Plan for giant heron to grace harbour arm

Plans for a new heron sculpture on Neptune's Arm have been revealed

A giant mobile structure powered by the tide could soon grace a seafront - if money can be found to pay for it.


Air ambulance called to beach

The air ambulance was called. Stock picture.

An air ambulance has landed on a beach after it is believed a young man injured himself doing Parkour.


VIDEO: Carnival rewinds the clock

Horses featured in the carnival in 1938. Picture: John Clague

Old footage shows what a town's carnival looked like in the 1930s.

Police swoop on suspects following thefts from ambulance stations

Arrested. stock photo

Three men have been arrested and tens of thousands of pounds of medical equipment recovered following a series of dawn raids.

Decision expected soon on 800-home plan

800 homes could be built at Strode Farm

The fate of a controversial proposal for 800 new homes in a Kent village is expected to be decided before Christmas.


Pilot trapped because of wrong life jacket

A plane ditched into the sea at last year's show. Picture: Nigel Hancock

A pilot forced to ditch his plane in the sea at an air show became trapped because he was wearing the wrong life jacket.


'She was my shining star'

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

A heartbroken mum has spoken of the agony of losing her 16-year-old daughter whose body was found on train tracks.

Woman pulled from smoking car

The car hit crash barriers outside the Borno pharmacy

A driver is being treated by paramedics after crashing into barriers outside a pharmacy.

Big cat seen prowling near play park

A lynx at Wildwood. Picture: Dave Butcher

A large cat spotted close to a busy play park is reported to have been a metre long.


Missing teenager found safe and well

Kent Police

Police have confirmed a missing 15-year-old has been traced after he failed to return home for three days.

Girl, 4, hurt as thug attacks her mother

Paul Smith. Picture: Kent Police

An abusive man punched his girlfriend into a semi-conscious state and then held a knife to her throat in a brutal attack.


Police issue CCTV image of suspected burglar

Do you know this man who is suspected of stealing a handbag belonging to a woman in her 90s?

A walk-in thief has stolen a handbag belonging to a woman in her 90s.

Rail death victim lost friends on train

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

An inquest into the death of a teenage girl found dead on train tracks has heard more details about her final hours.


Pervert carer finally behind bars

Scott Goldfinch: Courtesy Kent Police

A man who sexually assaulted a young boy left in his care more than 20 years ago has been jailed.

Stabbed club boss: 'I feared I'd die'

Karl Ahmad, owner of the Vivid Nightclub in Herne Bay

A nightclub boss says he feared for his life as he was rushed to hospital with a stab wound inflicted by a thug who had been thrown out by doormen.


Candles and prayers after death of Taiyah-Grace Peebles

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

Candles will be lit and prayers said this evening for the young people of a town trying to come to terms with the death of a teenager on rail tracks.


Stunning street art in memory of rail victim Taiyah-Grace Peebles

The striking mural of Taiyah in Margate

Friends and loved ones have been reacting to a stunning piece of street art in memory of a teenager who died on a rail line.

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