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The impact of bullying

It is no secret children in Britain are being bullied for their appearance but how much is it a problem in our schools?

'Oh the irony'

A ski centre is closed for a second day due to snow.

Burglar ordered to pay back more than £4K

A burglar who broke into two homes, stealing a car and handbags, has been ordered to pay back more than £4,000.

Thug locked up after attacking homeowner

A thug has been jailed after picking the wrong house and trying to kick its door down and assaulting the homeowner.

Toys R Us goes into administration

Toy giant Toys R Us has collapsed into administration, affecting workers in two stores in Kent.

Man charged with supplying crack cocaine

A man has been charged with drug offences after police arrested him while on a routine patrol in the Towns.

Council services open as usual as snow chaos continues

Libraries, lesiure centres and community hubs are staying open in the adverse weather.

Operations cancelled due to snow

A hospital trust has cancelled non-urgent, planned operations to focus on emergency procedures.

Roads now moving after tunnel closure

Parts of Strood were at standstill as thousands of workers tried to leave Medway City Estate after the Medway Tunnel was closed.

Car alight as it battles through snow

A car struggling up a hill in the extreme weather has caught fire.


'Billy the Quid' attacked after £20 'con'

A well-known beggar was assaulted for reportedly goading a man who he'd duped into handing over money.


Brain damaged girl awarded £3 million

The NHS has agreed a payout with relatives of a girl left needing 24-hour care as a result of alleged negligence at a Kent hospital.

Bobbie gets international chance

Bobbie Ross has been selected to represent Great Britain in the European Weightlifting Championships.

Eaves still first name on teamsheet

Tom Eaves was taken off before half-time on Saturday but Gills boss Steve Lovell said he could have subbed anyone.

Man charged drug and driving offences

A London man has been charged with being concerned in the supply of cocaine and heroine and dangerous driving.

Woman taken to hospital after fall

A woman was taken to a specialist hospital following a fall.

'Untouchable' dealer behind bars

A drug dealer who bragged about being untouchable has been jailed for more than five years after a police raid at a home he was staying at.


Man due in court after police chase

A Medway man will appear in court after being charged with various offences after a police chase.

Medway Messenger Youth League results

Find all the latest scores from last weekend's fixtures here.

Inquest opens into death of head teacher

More details have emerged about the death of a popular head teacher, after an inquest opened today.

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