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Heartbroken parents say goodnight to ‘little princess’

Eva Giles

More than £100,000 was raised in an attempt to save the life of a five-year-old girl who had a rare form of cancer.


Soiled nappies dumped as travellers leave

Soiled nappies among rubbish left by travellers

Dozens of travellers who refused to leave a car park have left a trail of trash behind them today.


Travellers refuse to leave car park

The caravans started to move into the car park on Thursday.

Caravan and trailer owners are ignoring an order to leave a council-owned car park in Kent.

Mystery fire destroys caravan

A video of the caravan fire was captured by @AmiiJElliott

An unexplained fire has destroyed a caravan and surrounding hay and undergrowth.

Former nightclub will become restaurant

The Front shut last year

Plans to transform a former seafront nightspot into a restaurant have been approved.

Hit and run crash involving three cars

The road has been closed. Stock image

Police are continuing to hunt two men after they ran off following a crash this morning.

Burglars try to barge into house

E-fit released after attempted burglary.

Police are hunting two men who attempted to force their way into a house.


Security cameras set up after thieves strike

Herne Bay Court in Canterbury Road

Developers have fitted dozens of cameras and motion detectors after thieves swiped lead from a £35 million retirement village site.

Hit and run driver sought by police after a five-year-old is hurt

Archie Currier was knocked down by a car

Police want to trace the driver of a car which failed to stop after knocking a little boy to the ground near a school

Carer fled after stealing £18k from trusting OAP

Carer Vicky Wonfor stole £18,000 from trusting pensioner Shirley Green

A woman raided the bank account of an elderly woman and went on the run for three years.


Boy, 5, knocked down in hit and run outside school

Archie Currier was knocked down by a car

A schoolboy was left lying on the ground after being struck by a 4x4.


Emergency crews scrambled to reports of suicidal man

The coastguard helicopter off Herne Bay. Picture: Jason Onion

The coastguard helicopter was called to reports of a suicidal man in a coastal town this afternoon.

VIDEO: Brazen fly-tippers caught in the act

This footage was shot in October last year

Council bosses are appealing for information after shocking CCTV footage captures the moment fly-tippers dump tonnes of rubbish at an abandoned pub.


Masked man threatens shopkeeper with knife

The Kala Convenience Store in Herne Bay

Police are investigating after a shopkeeper was threatened with a knife by a would-be robber wearing a mask.

Campaigner slams marina plans

Plans show how the pier marina could look

Plans for a marina in the Neptune’s Arm should be scrapped in favour of a £96m structure at the end of Herne Bay pier, campaigners say.


Tat’s one way to remember

Cora Delaney has a tattoo of Herne Bay on her leg

A former Kent resident has made sure she never forgets her roots by getting her home town inked on her leg.


Six taken to hospital after pile-up

The crash caused long delays. Picture: Timothy Wooding

Six people have been taken to hospital - some in air ambulances - after a serious crash involving a lorry and several cars.


Kent rape investigation leads police to Italy

The suspected rapist has been charged. Stock image

A man extradited from southern Italy to Kent has now been charged with a rape in the county.

Firefighters tackle woodland blaze

Stock image

Fire crews used an all-terrain vehicle and specialist equipment to tackle a blaze in hard to reach woodland.

Council demands travellers leave pub site

The pub is now abandoned

Travellers have been told to move on after about 10 caravans and motorhomes moved onto a pub site overnight.


Woman hit by car

Paramedics were called to the scene. Stock picture

A woman has been taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car.

Care firm warned 11 years before tragic lift death

Care worker Joan Daws died after being trapped in a lift

A care home firm where a worker died in a lift tragedy had been warned about the problem more than a decade earlier.

'Fraudster' dies days before court appearance

Darren Vosper

A suspected fraudster is said to have died just days before he was due in court accused of using false identification papers.


Red Arrows to return to Kent air show

Last year's display

The iconic RAF aerobatics team have confirmed they will be back to perform in the county this summer.


Kent MP blasts 'bizarre' sexism claims

Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale

A veteran Tory accused of making sexist comments says he is 'entirely unrepentant'.


East Kent marina plan sunk by cost

Herne Bay harbour where the £18 million marina would have been build. Photo: Kerry Riley

A scheme for a £18 million marina has been scuppered after a report concluded it was financially risky.

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