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Plaque marks invention that changed music

When Dartford and music are mentioned together the Rolling Stones spring to mind but another piece of the town's musical heritage has been celebrated.

Searching for clues to Kent's historic past

A dad hopes to unearth the remains of a fighter plane that crashed into the sea 75 years ago.

Safety fears over broken lamps

Victorian lamps that line a promenade have been out of action for weeks, prompting safety fears.

Man threatened to spray battery acid in ex’s face

A dad flew into a jealous rage after he found out his former girlfriend was seeing someone else.

Call to help "smartphone zombies" cross the road

A town councillor says Kent should adopt a pioneering scheme being carried out in the Netherlands to improve road safety.


£50,000 bill to clear up dumping site

Contractors have begun removing rubbish from near an abandoned pub - but at a huge cost to taxpayers.


Trump march: Activists looking for a cause

Marches like the one in Canterbury are self-serving protests more for the people taking part than their causes, argues Harry Bell.

Cash windfall for kmfm listener

A woman thought it was a wind up when she was told she'd won a £1,000 cash prize.

Storm Doris has damaged Kent's leading art gallery

One of the county's premier attractions has been closed today while engineers examined damage to its roof caused by high winds.


Hunt for sex attacker after assault in street

Police are appealing for information following a report of a sexual assault on a woman

Fire crews battled huge blaze

Two large 'portable storage buildings' caught fire, filling the sky with huge plumes of smoke.


POLL: Which grot-spot should litter pickers tackle?

Vote in our poll to determine where litter pickers focus their efforts in a clean up next weekend.

Teen accused of killing man named

A teenager accused of killing a man whose body was found at stables can now be identified.

Thieves steal precious memento from mum

A locket with a strand of hair from her dead son has been taken from a woman during a raid on her home.


'Near monster' jailed for campaign of brutal rapes

A man branded a "near monster" has been given a 23-year extended jail sentence for a campaign of violent rapes.

Motorway closure after car and lorry crash

A car and a lorry collided on the M20 closing one lane of the busy route.

Crash blocked busy road

Traffic was held up during rush-hour following an accident.

Politician facing jail for cheating election system

A disgraced political activist is facing jail after he cheated the election system by submitting forms in fictitious names.


Burglars to appear in court

Two men charged with burglary will appear in court today.

Man pleads guilty after school disturbance

A man has pleaded guilty to common assault, threatening behaviour and criminal damage after police were called out to a school.


Funeral set for tragic Flo

The funeral of a two-year-old girl who lost her battle with cancer will take place next week.

Computer image released of man found dead in field

Detectives trying to establish the identity of a man found dead in a field three weeks ago have released a computer generated picture.

Woman arrested after cannabis plants found

Police officers responding to concerns raised for a woman's welfare arrested her on suspicion of growing cannabis.

Plenty of interest at 2017 Tool Show

There was a good attendance at the first day of the FFX Tool Show today at the county showground

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