Shops in the centre of Tunbridge Wells could soon be shut down by the council to make way for a 90 million pound theatre and office space. The move comes less than a week after the controversial plans were given the green light by the town's Borough Council.
Hundreds of children in Kent are in urgent need of foster families according to a new report. National charity The Fostering Network said more than 900 fosterers need to be found across the South East, with hundreds thought to be needed here in Kent.
A muslim convert from Rochester who allegedly carried out reconnaissance and researched targets in London appeared at the Old Bailey today for a preliminary hearing. The suspect, Lewis Ludlow, is from Warren Wood Road, where Harry Peet joined us to tell us about the latest developments in the case.
Gills chairman Paul Scally has defended the football club's new sponsorship deal with Medway council, saying it would raise the profile of the Medway towns internationally. However, the deal has been criticised by Medway's Labour group who believe the sponsorship is inappropriate. Conservative Medway councillor Andrew Mackness and Medway Labour councillor Clive Johnson joined us in the studio to talk about what this deal would mean for the Medway towns.
Up to one in four people in Kent haven't had their eyes tested since passing their driving test, according to new research by Vision Express. The figures also showed that one in five failed to have a test in their lifetime. We asked shoppers in Rochester when they last had their eyes tested.