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Drug grower caught by council tax bill

Christopher Wolff jailed for two years for drugs offences

A man part of a gang behind a cannabis factory fled the crime scene, but left a vital clue... his name on a council tax bill.

Teen loses 6 stone to keep West End dream alive

Budding actress Jennie Evans-Snell has shed a third of her weight

A budding actress is one step closer to her big-stage dream after shedding a third of her weight when she ballooned to 18st.

Seafront house to star in Sarah Beeny's TV show

Property expert and TV presenter Sarah Beeny will be filming for Channel 4's Double Your House For Half The Money

Iconic Beacon House on Tankerton seafront is set to grace the small screen again

Banker develops his military hero on the 5.20 to London

Debut historical novelist Paul Fraser Collard from Chestfield

Chestfield father-of-three's novel praised by high priest of historical writing Bernard Cornwell

School bus gets parking fine

Eastling primary school pupils Cameron Hann and Nancy Anning with the parking ticket

Minibus taking children on regular swimming trip falls foul of the rules

Superhero Barry is Marvel-lous with kids

Barry Southee dressed as Iron Man

Iron Man wows the crowds at Herne Bay's Kavanagh Cinema

Vicar must keep iPad dry for internet baptism

Vicar Anne Bennett, from St Matthew's Church in Borstal

A vicar will be keeping her iPad away from the holy water when she conducts a baptism... over the world wide web!

Thieves stole 600 metres of cable

Police. Stock image

Police are appealing for help in tracing thieves who took £10,000 worth of metal cable

Weight-loss star aiming to inspire more slimmers

An office worker from Ashford has set up a slimming group after losing an amazing five and half stone in weight.

Gem raiders threaten staff with 'double-barrelled gun': Court

Reece Thomas was sentenced to 40 months in custody when he appeared at Canterbury Crown Court.

Three men burst into a Deal jewellers armed with what staff believed was a double-barrelled shotgun.

Will Joseph be the new Voice 'apostol'?

Joseph Apostol, 21, from Gillingham

A talented singer from Medway will appear on the hit TV show The Voice tonight.

Old flames reunited after name rings bell

Beryl Martin reunited with her first boyfriend Les Hogan and his wife Loy

A former Sheppey resident has been reunited with her first boyfriend... more than seven decades later.

Man held after vials found in ballot box

Voters go to the ballot box today to choose their county councillors

A 47-year-old Whitstable man has been arrested after two unknown vials of liquid were discovered in a ballot box at yesterday's county council electio

Man airlifted after Royal Mail lorry crash

The scene of the crash on the A228. Picture: Matt Wallis.

A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after the car he was driving was involved in a crash with a Royal Mail lorry.

PCs cleared of misconduct after man's death

Colin Holt

Two police officers have been cleared of allowing a schizophrenic man to die in front of them as they tried to return him to hospital.

Tragic Josh was 'shining example'

Soldier Josh Thomas, 18, whose body was found in the River Medway after a 19-day search

Army colleagues have paid tribute to Sapper Josh Thomas, whose body was found in the River Medway 19 days after he went missing.

Bike victim's charity cash goes walkies

Emma Galloway set up a sponsored walk for Christopher Wakefield

Police have launched an investigation after a single mother failed to hand over more than £2,000 from a sponsored walk for her paralysed friend.

Three hurt in two crashes

The crash scene in Watling Street, Gillingham

Firefighters had to free people from their cars after two separate accidents in Gillingham.

Man assaulted in 'race attack'

The Spice Garden, George Williams Way at Little Burton

A 21-year-old man was left with cuts and bruises to his face after being assaulted outside an Indian takeaway

Man arrested in connection with robberies

Stock image

A man has been arrested in connection with four armed robberies, one in Gravesend.

Balloons released in memory of Natalie

Natalie Jarvis

The family of Natalie Jarvis, murdered in Swanley Village, have released balloons in her memory.

Bluewater evacuated

The Bluewater shopping centre

Hundreds of people had to be evacuated from Bluewater.

Mary Portas visits Dartford

Mary Portas with Dartford council leader, Cllr Jeremy Kite.

Retail guru Mary Portas has visited Dartford.

Porpoise in Gravesend Canal Basin

Porpoise in Gravesend Canal Basin. Picture by Aisha Newcombe.

Yobs threw stones at a porpoise in Gravesend's canal basin.

Heritage Quarter Verdict

How the Heritage Quarter in Gravesend could look

Gravesham council has approved a £120m proposal for the town centre, despite angry opposition.

Bradley Walsh to star in Dartford panto

Bradley Walsh will be starring in Cinderella at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford.

Bradley Walsh is to head the cast of Cinderella in this year's panto at The Orchard, Dartford.

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