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Distillery's first whisky batch

Kent single malt whisky could rival the famous Scottish spirit,says the country's newest distillery family.

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'Business-like' college celebrates first Ofsted report

A college that students attend from 8.30am to 5pm, while wearing smart 'business dress', has received its first Ofsted report.

Bid to increase autism awareness becomes a reality

A nationwide campaign to get more people with autism into work has come to north Kent.

Fergus: I'm standing by my ban on 'coloureds'

Landlord Fergus Wilson has responded to the furore over his 'no coloureds' policy by saying he'd do it again - and is now lining up a TV appearance.

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Popular leisure centre at risk

The future of a popular leisure centre looks uncertain after a new operator pulled out of the takeover process, putting jobs at risk.

Legal threat over Fergus 'coloureds' ban

Britain's biggest buy-to-let landlord is facing legal action after sending out a directive to a letting agent banning 'coloureds'.

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Unique images of progress of town development

Video has been put out showing the progress of a town's major retail and leisure development.

Shake things up with your own flavour

Family-run Kent Catering Company to open new American-style milkshake and waffle house on Broadstairs seafront.

MP's plea for two new schools

A Kent MP is hopeful that two new schools will be built in her constituency by 2018.

Luxury health spa Champneys to open at Eastwell Manor

After a six-month, multi million pound renovation, luxury health spa Champneys will open at Eastwell Manor in time for Easter.

Developer withdraws school site appeal

A developer will not pursue a plan to build 220 homes on playing fields in Maidstone.

New £1 coin hits the streets

Businesses and councils have been left counting the cost of having to change everything from parking meters, to vending machines and lockers.

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Cruel conman jailed for £280k scam

A "predatory and cruel" conman who claimed to be an international showjumper and businessman to cheat horse enthusiasts out of money has been jailed.

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Shock as job cuts announced at glass factory

A glass firm is to close its Kent factory, with the loss of 14 jobs.

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Multimillion-pound vision revealed for town centre

New paving, extra greenery, artwork and public squares with benches form part of plans for a multimillion-pound town centre revamp.

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Buildings set to be razed to the ground

The next stage of demolition at a former power station will happen this week when two buildings will be blown up.

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