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Body in Thames identified as rescue hero

Nathan Lane

A body found in the River Thames at Gravesend has today been confirmed as missing Nathan Lane, who disappeared after trying to save a girl.

Mum with terminal cancer dies after wedding dream comes true

Paula O'Shea and fiancé Dave Carroll tied the knot at the hospice

A young mother who had her dying wish to marry the man she loved come true has died just days after they tied the knot at a hospice.

Man robbed at bus stop

Police are asking for help from members of the public after a man with learning difficulties had a necklace stolen as he waited for a bus in Margate.

Mum slapped in row over spilt food at McDonald's

Sam Sams with her three-year-old daughter Sophie

A mother was stunned to be slapped so hard her glasses fell off in a row about spilt food and swearing in front of her young daughter at McDonald's.

Jobs on the menu as new restaurants take shape

American-themed diner plus a new KFC franchise to serve up a jobs boost in Medway.

Locate in Kent targets overseas businesses to create jobs

Paul Wookey, Locate in Kent chief executive

Locate in Kent, the investment promotion group, has appointed three agencies to find foreign companies to move to or expand in the county

Man crushed in car by falling tree

Firefighters freed a man trapped in a car by a falling tree

A man has been seriously hurt when a large tree plunged onto four parked cars - leaving him trapped inside his vehicle.

Mystery as man found hurt in road

Stock image

A police investigation has been launched after a man was discovered injured in a road in the early hours today.

Where's our Wonga survey? Mystery of debt report delay

Chatham MP Tracey Crouch, Medway CAB chief executive Dan McDonald and CAB chairman Paul Clark launch the debt survey

Results of a Wonga-backed survey of debt in Medway are still awaited more than a year after its high-profile launch.

Get set for Medway Mile

The Medway Mile 2012

Up to 3,000 people will be running, jogging and walking through the streets of Rochester tonight.

Stones and eggs hurled at Jewish boys in sickening attack

Sheerness High Street

Teenagers broke the window of a coach carrying Hasidic Jewish boys on a day trip to Kent while telling them to "go back to where they come from".

Amazing, talented, independent – he always did things his way

Chris played in the band Tape Error

The family of a gifted singer who died a day after being diagnosed with cancer have paid tribute to him.

Convicted pervert travels hundreds of miles after grooming boys

Brown pleaded guilty to three counts of robbery and two counts of possessing a knife at Maidstone Crown Court. Picture John Wardley

A 21-year-old man who bombarded boys with texts before travelling from Newcastle to meet them was a convicted paedophile, a court heard.

Nurse cleared of abuse vows not to return to profession

Nurse Laurence Arnold has been struck off

A nurse acquitted of a sex assault says he is rebuilding his life... with no job and an uncertain future.

Manston Airport should 'ease congestion at Heathrow and Gatwick'

Charles Buchanan, Manston Airport chief executive

Bosses at Manston have told the Airports Commission its runway should be a "reliever airport" for congested Heathrow and Gatwick.

Seat Leon ST estate revealed

Seat Leon ST estate

Seat has released pictures of the first-ever Leon estate, which comes with significantly more luggage space than the hatchback.

Handsome house with an annexe

Ash, near Sandwich.

Great Weddington is a handsome Grade ll listed home built in the Georgian style in the 1830s.

Police say stay safe at this year's river festival

This year's Maidstone River Festival logo by artist Graham Clarke

Have fun at the River Festival in Maidstone, but keep out of the water, urge police

Cars damaged in 'crowbar' attack

A man has been arrested after two black cars were damaged, including one having its windscreen smashed.

Poodle in pews with parish pets

Pets treated to church service in Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone

M26 section reopens after car hits lamppost

The Air Ambulance lands at the scene of the crash

A stretch of the M26 has reopened after a vehicle hit a lamp column, which later fell down.

Council sends best wishes to Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Councillors in Ashford have agreed to send their support to the “inspirational” former South African president Nelson Mandela.

‘Total shock’ at taxi boss arrest

Gareth Braithwaite

A taxi boss has spoken of his shock after the firm’s former director admitted abducting a child.

Work progressing at £30m Neats Court transformation

Work is progressing quickly on the petrol station at Neats Court

A drive-through restaurant and petrol station at the £30m transformation of Neats Court could be open within weeks.

Teenager is set to win footpath battle

Laurence Marshall with Highsted Road behind him.

Laurence Marshall's campaign to get a path installed along a busy lane is a step closer to becoming a reality.

Headcorn lady is celebrating life stammer free

Husband Roger Crompton with Sheena

It’s an ability that most people take for granted but without it life can become a constant source of frustration.

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