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Animal-loving couple nominated for award

Natasha McPhee and Dee Potter, have been nominated for a Pride in Medway Award.

Two women who have dedicated their lives to helping animals have been nominated for a Pride in Medway Award.

Railway station reopens after £2.59million refurb

West Malling train station

Builders have been upgrading a station over the last nine months and it has reopened today.

Passengers injured as bus hits building

An Arriva bus. Stock image

Some passengers have been hurt after a bus crashed into a building in a busy town centre.


Man caught with homemade guns

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A judge has warned an offender to expect a lengthy jail sentence after being caught with disguised handguns.

Bus 'crashes into building'

An Arriva bus. Stock image

A road was partially blocked after a bus ploughed into a building in a town centre.


Fire crews rescue pensioner from mud

The firefighters use floats to reach people stranded.

Firefighters hauled a pensioner to safety after he was stuck in mud up to his chest in a river


Man denies murdering ex girlfriend

Joshua Stimpson

A man accused of killing a university student stabbed to death in a shopping centre car park is to claim diminished responsibility.

Santander to close High Street branch

The bank is closing 22 branches across the country.

Emergency housing offered to rough sleepers as temperatures drop

Homeless person living on street. Stock pic.

A severe weather emergency plan has been activated as the temperature drops to below zero.


Brothers jailed for dealing from takeaway

The trio were selling drugs from the ABZ BBQ Kitchen in Batchelor Street.

Three brothers have been jailed for dealing drugs from a fast food takeaway.


Ex in court after car park stabbing

Molly McLaren

The ex-boyfriend of a university student is due to enter a plea in court today after she was fatally stabbed in a car park.

Bridge reopens following bike accident

Police have blocked off Rochester Bridge following the accident

There is traffic gridlock after a collision between a motorcyle and car led police to close Rochester Bridge.


Time's Person of the Year revealed

An American magazine has published the names of the people it has named as its Person of the Year.


Vigil held for drowning victim

Ben Savage

A poignant event has taken place on the first anniversary of the tragic death of a teenager who fell into a river.

Men arrested in Class A drugs bust

Stock image

Two men remain in custody after police stopped a suspicious vehicle and seized two parcels of drugs.

Boy left for dead on pavement, court hears

Perry Mulholland

A court has heard how a teenager was left lying on the side of a road after he was allegedly mowed down by two cars and repeatedly stabbed.

Teacher becomes sports ambassador

Justine McAvoy is a teacher at Strood Academy.

A teacher has been recognised for her outstanding dedication to delivering sports to young girls.

Indian restaurant fined £15,000 over illegal workers

The Shozna in Maidstone Road, Rochester

An Indian restaurant's licence will be reviewed after illegal employees were found working there.


Anyone fancy a four-hour working day?

The evolution of robots could mean working just four-hour days in future, according to research.


Shoplifter charged after being caught on CCTV

Belson admitted stealing everything from manuka honey to motor oil. Stock image

A man who stole everything from manuka honey to motor oil is due to sentenced after being caught out on CCTV.


Two men arrested on suspicion of rape

Arrested. stock photo

Police were called to a home near a town centre following reports of a rape.

Man arrested on suspicion of grooming

Campbell was arrested in Chatham.

A man has been charged with engaging in sexual communication with a child and making indecent images of a child,

Coastguard pays respect to river death teen a year on

Ben Savage

Rescue teams who helped search for a teenager who was later found dead in a river have paid tribute to him on the anniversary of his disappearance.


Drug driver was seven times the limit

A close-up of the overturned car. Picture: Josh Wade

A man high on drink and drugs smashed into an oncoming car after going on the wrong side of the road and jumping a red light.


M2 reopens after fuel spillage

The M2 is closed coastbound. Picture via @highwaysSEAST

The M2 has reopened after a major operation to clean up 700 litres of fuel spilt when a lorry crashed into a barrier.


Shock as popular club set to close

The Roffen is closing down on April 1

Worried brides have been desperately looking for alternative wedding venues after it was announced one of Medway’s oldest clubs is to close.

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