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Yacht towed to safety after taking on water

Medway Coastguard. Library image.

Coastguard and lifeboat crews were called to a vessel after it ran aground.

Update: Massive blaze at Sheppey farm to be investigated

Fire at Old Rides Farm in Leysdown Road, Eastchurch. Picture: Christopher Hales

Firefighters are expected to stay at the scene of a large barn fire for the rest of the weekend.

Harmony replaces Donkey Derby

Debbie Adams with her hand-painted products

Music and massage went hand in hand at a family festival this weekend.

100 Legion members needed for centenary of First World War

Royal British Legion branch chairman for Sheppey, Ian Goodwin

The chairman of the Island’s Royal British Legion (RBL) is hoping to increase its membership to 100 to tie in with the centenary of the First World Wa

Family's lasting tribute to shooting victim

Older brother Christopher has a picture of Kevin on his chest

Grieving relatives of a man killed in the street by a woman with a shotgun have created a lasting legacy to him... with a series of tattoos.

Pet is mauled in vicious dog attack

Roger Gilby with his dog Megan

A walk in Gravesend ended in horror when a West Highland terrier was attacked by dogs.

Hopping mad over festival charges

Morris dancers will be performing throughout the weekend

Faversham Hop Festival organisers have come under fire from traders after trying to charge them up to £500 to have stalls outside their shops.

Woman is a 'medical miracle' after horse-riding accident

Clair Huntley before the riding accident

A rider left in a coma when she was thrown from her horse and crushed in the head has thanked the good samaritan who helped save her life.

Get me to the church... online!

Jason Avis and his fiancee Alla Boleyko who will tie the knot in a wedding to be live-cast on the internet

A couple's wedding is going global today - as the ceremony is being beamed worldwide on a live internet stream.

Revamped hall set to expand

Theresa Langworthy, chairman of Friendship House

There are big plans for the future of a community hall which has already undergone a drastic transformation.

Firefighters tackle large barn blaze

Firefighters helped pump out the boat. Stock picture.

Dozens of firefighters have spent the night trying to protect nearby properties from a blaze involving bales of straw.

Update: Three men bailed following firearms incident

The scene in Ramsgate. Picture via @zoe_bez

Three men arrested following a firearms incident in Ramsgate, have been released on bail.

Blood donors honoured for years of dedication

London's Hilton Hotel was the location for a thank you ceremony for people who have saved lives.

Delays after Channel Tunnel power failure

Eurotunnel train

Eurotunnel and Eurostar passengers in Kent have been suffering long delays this afternoon because of a power supply problem in the Channel Tunnel.

Man charged after attack on taxi driver

Morgan took passengers to Heathrow and Gatwick. Stock image

A young man has appeared in court charged with causing grievous bodily harm after a taxi driver was hit over the head during a row with a passenger.

Arrests after house fracas

Kent Police

Police are appealing for information after a dispute between neighbours led to several arrests.

Maidstone care home told to improve

The care home

A care home for elderly people and dementia sufferers has been warned to make urgent improvements.

Biscuits that came with added crunch

The piece of perspex found in a pack of Rich Tea biscuits

An investigation has been launched after a couple's pack of Rich Tea biscuits contained a sharp surprise - a shard of plastic.

Get ready for beer festival

Mick Curtis of Drink Warehouse and landlord Renny Dobbs preparing for this year's beer festival

Real ales and ciders, live music, a custom bike show and a “special sausage barbecue” are all on the cards for the Hussar Hotel’s 3rd Annual Beer Fest

Pair arrested over attempted murder

A police cordon in Rochester Road, Chatham

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after three men were stabbed during a row at a house.

Shock after young KCC education worker found dead in flat

James Sutton was discovered dead at his Maidstone flat

Colleagues of a county council education specialist with an "infectious sense of fun" have spoken of their shock after he was discovered dead at home.

Young stars’ moment in spotlight

In the lead role is Josh Baker

More than 100 youngsters got their moment in the spotlight with their version of an 80s musical classic.

Thousands enjoy the Summer Squall

Jamie Morris, aged two, at the Summer Squall festival

Colour, music, crafts and stories were whipped up for this year’s Summer Squall festival in Ramsgate.

Howzat? Maasai warriors take on Gurkha soldiers at cricket

A cricketing Maasai warrior plays at Invicta Park Barracks

An unusual cricket match turned heads... when Gurkha soldiers played a match against a team of Maasai warriors at a Kent barracks.

Girlfriend cleared as ex-policeman denies sex assault on girl

Tracey Sales. Picture Mike Gunnill

The partner of a former PC accused of having inappropriate relationships with two young girls has been acquitted of any wrongdoing.

White Cliffs are tops for walking

White cliffs of Dover

The White Cliffs of Dover has been named one of the National Trust’s top 10 hiking routes as part of the charity’s Great British Walk 2013.

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