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Church reaches roof repair target

A congregation has reached its £35,000 goal to repair its church's tower roof.

Overdose killed man found in shop doorway

A homeless man whose death on Christmas Eve sparked outrage had taken drugs in the run-up to the tragedy.

A-bomb test survivor marks 60 years of marriage

A man who lived through nuclear tests in the South Pacific is marking his diamond wedding anniversary.

Historic mystery unveils pub’s nautical heritage

A landlord has converted part of his bar in honour of a hero of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Boyfriend’s gift to Olympic champion rocks

A dressage rider got something special from her fiance when her beloved horse was retired from competition.

Soldier's PTSD inspired charity single

A serviceman turned musician, who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Afghanistan, has written a song about the experience.

Man pulled from sea by police

A man has been taken to hospital after he was spotted in the sea off the coast of Kent.


Wild wallaby spotted on Kent housing estate

A mum has told of her shock after opening her curtains to see a wallaby hopping about.


Don't forget to put your clock forward this weekend

With clocks set to go forward this weekend, we take a look at why... and how you know spring has sprung.


Police rescue OAP trapped in library for two hours

A 75-year-old man has told how he was forced to call 999 after being locked in a library.


Motorcyclist injured in crash with Range Rover

A rider has been taken to hospital and traffic was at a standstill after a collision on the the approach to the Dartford crossing.


Search for queen of the road

Organisers want a classic car show queen and princess to open the even.

Daughter's marathon tribute to mum

Student to run her first marathon in memory of her mum.

Hooded man fled with cash after bank robbery

A bank robber told staff he had a weapon before handing over a note demanding money at a busy high street branch.

Man who fled into sea after crash believed to be safe

Police believe a man who sparked a huge search after disappearing into choppy waters following a crash managed to get out safely.


Man taken to hospital after flat fire

Three fire engines rushed to a blaze at a block of flats where flames burned through the floor and ceiling.

Burnt cooking sparks panic on fire-hit estate

People living on an estate hit by a devastating blaze two years ago were left shaken overnight after smoke billowed through a block of flats.

Tandem Men to enjoy hero's welcome

Two cyclists who have ridden 18,250 miles around the world on a tandem will arrive home in Kent today.

Missing pensioner was in hospital

A search for a missing 75-year-old woman has been called off.


Two-car crash sparks delays on major road

A busy dual-carriageway was shut this morning after a Range Rover and another car ended up in a roadside verge.

Bench fills gap after a decade

A bench has been returned to its original spot almost 10 years on after public demand.


'Obnoxious' joyrider leads police on eight-mile chase

A joyrider dubbed "thoroughly obnoxious" by a judge led police on a chase for eight miles.


Nurse who stole painkillers sacked

A man who pinched a heroin substitute over a five-month period and tried to cover his tracks with fake signatures has been temporarily banned.


Mum sped off with man clinging to car

A university student got involved in a dangerous altercation with a resident after throwing rubbish out of the window of her Mini.


Dog poo epidemic plagues city's parks and pavements

Just three offenders were fined last year despite the epidemic.


Wheelchair team needs disabled players

A wheelchair rugby team, which won the league last season, may have to forfeit matches if it can't recruit more members with a disability.


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