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Dad 'choked to death on chunk of meat'

Mystery surrounds the death of a devoted young dad who reportedly died with food trapped in his throat hours after playing on the beach with his son.


Head took own life after fearing he'd lose job

A prominent head teacher committed suicide ahead of a meeting with bosses in which he worried he could lose his job.


Tributes to wartime codebreaker

A man who played a key wartime role and was thought to be the oldest resident in a village has died.


Priestfield a popular choice

Manager Steve Lovell believes Gillingham are an attractive proposition.


Burglar jailed after woman takes his picture

A burglar has been jailed after a plucky homeowner took photos of him after he tried to break into her house.


Charity-run shop is saved

Volunteers inside Strood Comunity Project shop which is being rebranded as Strood Community Enterprise after being saved from closure.


Inquiry launched into bin lorry death

Health and safety officials are investigating the death of a homeless man who was scooped into a bin lorry.

Gills won't rush Reilly

Steve Lovell is happy to play the waiting game if it means Callum Reilly joins Gillingham.


Five rescued from crash

Two men and three women have been taken to hospital after two cars collided


Cladding type the same as Grenfell

A waterside development has been identified as having the same type of cladding as the Grenfell Tower.


Man in hospital after car park fall

A man who fell from the top of a shopping centre is still in a serious condition in a London hospital.


Crews called to house fire

Two fire engines were called a kitchen fire just after midday.

Car ends up on roundabout

A motorist took the direction 'go straight over the roundabout' too literally when their car ended up stuck in a bush.


Man due in court

A man has been charged with 11 offences including four burglaries and is due in court today.

Lions test for Gills

Gillingham have been drawn away in the Carabao Cup first round.

Esther has designs on county show

A Rainham company has won a free stand space at this year’s Kent County Show.


Haye joins the Ball fan club

Medway’s Brandon Ball has been rubbing shoulders with some of boxing's elite.

Brothers walk free after revenge attack

Two brothers have walked free after taking revenge on attackers who left one of them fighting for his life.


Police appeal after reported rape

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have information on a reported rape.

Two charged after police chase

Two people have been charged with 10 offences including dangerous driving and supplying drugs after a police chase in a town centre.

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