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CCTV released after man suffers fractured skull

A man suffered a fractured skull when he was attacked by two thugs who stole his wallet and phone.

Firm guilty of safety breach after labourer paralysed

A company has been found guilty of health and safety breaches after a labourer was left paralysed when heavy pipe work fell on top of him.

Drug dealer admits supplying serial killer

A man has admitted supplying drugs to serial killer Stephen Port, whose victims included Kent man Daniel Whitworth.

Dreamland delays reopening date

Bosses at Dreamland have pushed back the amusement park's summer reopening date - but promise it will be bigger and better than before.


School 'drops sports' amid financial crisis

A petition about the loss of sports from a grammar school has revealed a grim portrait of the school's finances while

Stacey's Smiles spreading cheer

A charity set up in memory of a nine-year-old who died after battling cancer is hoping to deliver 500 Easter eggs to children in hospital.

Distillery's first whisky batch

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


Loan shark ordered to pay back £55,000

A loan shark who made victims pay back more than double what they owed has been ordered to hand over £55,000 of his ill-gotten gains.

Fancy a flat in Tunbridge Wells for £30,000?

You can buy a one-bed flat in Tunbridge Wells for £30,000, but unsurprisingly there's a catch.

Meet the 21-year-old who reinvented the light switch

A 21-year-old is enjoying great success after reinventing the light switch.

Toddler's battle with rare condition

A mother has spoken of how her family's life has changed in weeks when treatment for a virus led to the diagnosis of a life-threatening condition.

Mum's plea after watching son die of eating disorder

A heartbroken mum is calling for urgent changes to mental health care after watching helplessly as her skeletal son died of an eating disorder.


Kent rape investigation leads police to Italy

A man extradited from southern Italy to Kent has now been charged with a rape in the county.

University robot to battle it out in Robot Wars

A robot made out of disused shopping trolleys, an axe and an old wheelchair motor will compete in Robot Wars on Sunday.

Going, going, gone!

Two buildings at a Kent power station have been razed to the ground.

US presidential medal to be auctioned

A rare medal awarded to a brave lifeboat coxswain by US president Thomas Woodrow Wilson is set to go under the hammer.

Teen stabbed in town centre

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in a town centre.

Suicide verdict on dad found hanged in woods

A dad was found hanging from a tree in woodland, four days after he was reported missing.

Retired clergyman to marry man 54 years younger

A retired vicar is calling on the Church of England to change its policy on same sex marriage as he prepares to wed a man 54 years his junior.


Man rescued from hovercraft

A lifeboat crew saved a man who was trapped and drifting on a broken-down hovercraft.

Life after brutal murder... a year on

The families of two people cruelly knifed to death are today marking the first anniversary since their murders.

Port gridlock warning as Article 50 is triggered

The man leading Brexit negotiations has a stark warning about potential traffic turmoil in Kent as the Prime Minister finally triggers Article 50.


Fant Farm saved after appeal rejected

Fields in Barming have been saved from development after a planning inspector threw out Gleeson Homes' appeal.

Damage caused to bungalow after blaze

A single storey lean-to extension was destroyed after flames set fire to a bungalow.

Get out your suncream... we're set to hit the 20s

Kent is set to heat up this week, with the thermometer nudging the low 20s tomorrow.

'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.

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