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Baby died after mother fell asleep while feeding him

A two-month-old baby died as the result of a tragic accident after his mother fell asleep while feeding him, an inquest has heard.


Three injured in crash

Two people have been cut free from a car after a serious crash, which has closed part of the A2.

Boy, 9, ‘poisoned’ by dad on double death holiday

Officials are probing the death of a “caring, bright and beautiful” boy thought to have been murdered by his father on holiday in South Africa.


Teen took her own life after failing university exams

A teenager killed herself after failing her first year at university and racking up council tax debts, an inquest heard.


Coffee chain to open in town centre

A popular coffee shop chain is set to open a new location in a town centre.


Man crushed against shop by lorry

A man narrowly avoided being seriously hurt when he was crushed against a chip shop by a reversing lorry.


Council leader apologises for part-time staff comments

County council staff have received an apology from leader Paul Carter for remarks about commitment


'Premier league' burglars jailed

Two you burglars used cleaning fluid to try to cover up forensic evidence as they went on a spree across Kent stealing cars worth £86,000.


Drug dealing trial for man given £1m

A man who received in excess of £1 million compensation for a serious injury is to go on trial accused of drug dealing.

Gills fixtures revealed

Gillingham's fixture list for the 2018/19 season in League One has been revealed - and they have been handed an away game on the first day.


Over 170 homes approved for garden city

More homes have been given the go-ahead for a garden city where 15,000 properties are due to be built.


'People smuggling gang boss' arrested

A man suspected of being behind hundreds of people smuggling attempts into the UK is facing extradition.

Missing man found

A 38-year-old man who was reported missing is found safe and well.

Search mounted to find flyaway barn owl

A frantic owner has appealed for help in finding his missing pet barn owl which flew off and may not be able to survive in the wild.


Fifth head in five years leaves academy

An academy rocked by "significant turbulence in staffing" has lost its fifth head in five years.


New micropub opening within weeks

A former high street clothes shop is being converted into a watering hole.


Parkway station plan gathers pace

A project to link part of Kent to high speed rail services hopes to bring jobs and investment to the county.


Sex offender found after air ambulance called to hotel

A man guilty of 29 child sex abuse offences was found holed up in a hotel 270 miles from home.

Record investment in rail network

Rail bosses have pledged space for 40,000 more rush-hour commuters after months of disruption to services.


Five arrested in flytipping crackdown

Officers raided homes across the county as part of efforts to stop people illegally dumping rubbish.

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