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'Selfish' M2 queue jumpers blasted

A motorist has hit out at 'selfish drivers' using the hard shoulder to avoid traffic jams on a busy motorway.


Kent set to be battered by winds

Kent is expecting a battering during the weather warning

A warning has been issued for turbulent conditions which could affect road, rail and air transport.


Appeal after referee knocked out on pitch

Michael Brookes is treated at the game between Hollingbourne and Lenham Wanderers after being punched by a Hollingbourne player.

Police have appealed for further witnesses after a referee was knocked out during a football game last month.


Woman hurt after car and lorry collide

A woman suffer minor injuries in the crash

A driver was treated by paramedics following a rush-hour accident on a busy road.

Station needs £4m upgrade if town is to host the 2020 Open

Golf spectators arriving at Sandwich railway station

Documents warn Kent will lose out on hosting the Open unless upgrades are made to nearby stations.


Ebbsfleet to rename stadium after 70 years

An artist's impression of the new stadium. Picture: Ebbsfleet United

Ebbsfleet United is to rename its ground the Kuflink Stadium after striking a five-year sponsorship deal.


'I've seen bigger things on a cocktail stick'

Ryan Giles was jailed after exposing himself. Picture: Kent Police

A serial flasher was dealt the ultimate put down when he exposed himself to a service station worker.

Mental health Listen Up event sees success

Mayor of Margate Rosamund Dixon and SpeakUp

A poetry, music and art event held to mark World Mental Health Day was a 'roaring success'.


Woman hit by motorcycle

Stock image

Police and paramedics were called to a busy road yesterday after a pedestrian was hit while crossing the road.

Busy road closed following rush hour crash

A man has been taken to hospital following a crash between two vans at a notorious junction

Cyclist recovering in hospital after crash

An ambulance rushed to the scene. Stock pic.

A cyclist who was involved in a collision with a car yesterday morning is recovering in hospital

Police probe charity box thefts

The New Yorkers is a group for adults with learning disabilities

Police are investigating the theft of charity boxes from a Harvester restaurant.

Three cut from wreckage

Police were called to the scene

Three people were cut from wreckage and treated following a crash last night.

Lanes reopen after three-car crash near Bluewater

Stock image of the Bean Interchange. Picture: Google Street View

All lanes have now reopened after a pile-up on the A2 - in what's been a morning of crashes.


'It's larger than your house!'

This is what a typical delivery convoy for a transformer looks like

It's not your average delivery but a massive transformer is due to pass through Kent later this month.


TV stars help autistic boy

Dan Barrett with Philip Schofield

A gay teenager on the autistic spectrum has made a video about the difficulty of coming out with the help of Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.


Tramps' Supper fundraiser row

A homeless teenager on the streets. Library picture

Campaigners for the homeless say the name given to a charitable event is insulting to people living on the streets.


'Mule' blew £80,000 of stolen money

Chen Guangming spent some of the money at casinos

A man earning £200 a week went on a gambling and shopping spree after using money stolen from bank accounts by a gang of fraudsters.


Three people in van seen filming school children

Police were called in amid claims of filming near a school. Stock image

Police were called to a school after reports of a van outside filming the children.


Child found in lorry handed to social services

Immigration enforcement officers were called after police found seven men and a child in the back of a lorry.

Former head was an inspiration

Alan Bayford

Tributes have been paid to the former executive head of two Sheerness primary schools who has died, aged 59.

Road reopens after car and lorry crash

Ambulance crews at the scene

One person has been taken to hospital after a head-on car and lorry crash.


Will Kent feature in second series of Liar?

Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd will return for a second series of Liar

It’s been announced as ITV’s highest rated new drama of the year and producers have confirmed it will return for a second series.


Puppet festival gets underway

Residents of one Kent town had a masterclass in puppetry at the second Puppetry Festival

Residents in one Kent town were given a masterclass in puppetry by the creators of a West End show.

Pensioner in court after 160 weapons found in house fire

Fire crews spent two hours at the scene. Tom Smy @EastKent999vids

A pensioner has appeared in court on firearms offences after weapons including a machine gun, semi-automatic pistol and assault rifles were found.

Binman assaulted while collecting rubbish

Binman, stock pic. Pic: Thanet District Council

A binman has been assaulted while out collecting rubbish, which the council says is 'totally unacceptable'.

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