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School joins forces with Gills to form Football Academy

School joins forces with Gills to form Football Academy

Youngsters in Shepway and Ashford are being given a chance toward becoming pro as a school agrees to set up Football Academy with Gillingham FC.

Mum’s horror as she sees daughter swept out to sea

Mum’s horror as she sees daughter swept out to sea

A mother has described the terrifying moment her daughter slipped on a sea wall and was swept into the water by a huge wave.

Man arrested after car crashes into pub

Man arrested after car crashes into pub

A man has been arrested after a car ploughed into the wall of a pub.

New Year, old enemy for lifeboat crew

 New Year, old enemy for lifeboat crew

Weather treachery is New Year greeting for brave Dungeness crew's first callout of 2016.

Video: Archbishop's New Year Message

Video: Archbishop's New Year Message

The Archbishop of Canterbury has praised the response of a Kent school towards the plight of refugees in his televised New Year Message

Girl rescued after being swept into the sea

Girl rescued after being swept into the sea

A dog walker jumped in to the sea to rescue a girl who had been swept away by a wave while walking along the promenade.

Is the Costa too high?

Is the Costa too high?

Townsfolk split over plans to turn 14th century pub into coffee chain outlet.

Appeal after double break-in

Appeal after double break-in

Police are appealing and have issued a warning to residents after two break-ins in the same street last night.

Airport may have to force-buy land to expand

Airport may have to force-buy land to expand

A Kent airport may be forced to compulsorily purchase land for its runway extension.

Young man seriously injured in car crash

Young man seriously injured in car crash

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash.

Patients forced to queue outside as surgery overwhelmed

Patients forced to queue outside as surgery overwhelmed

Patients are having to queue outside a doctor’s surgery because it is so overwhelmed.

Another Banksy in Kent?

Another Banksy in Kent?

A stencilled image of a boy that mysteriously appeared on a restaurant wall has sparked rumours Kent could have another Bansky.

Motorcyclist injured in collision with car

Motorcyclist injured in collision with car

A motorcyclist has been hurt in a collision with a car that closed a road this evening.

Primates prepare for wild... by watching TV!

Primates prepare for wild... by watching TV!

When these lemurs and langurs wanted a taste of the wild life... they switched on the telly!

One metre from disaster

One metre from disaster

A steam train packed with passengers missed a car by barely a metre after a motorist jumped the lights at a level crossing.

Woman dies from choking after crash

Woman dies from choking after crash

A woman choked to death after suffering stomach injuries in a crash, an inquest heard.

Maniac driver on phone almost smashes into family

Maniac driver on phone almost smashes into family

A reckless driver almost hit a mother and her children as he ran a red light while using his mobile phone on a dangerous junction.

Wasp infestation school shut again after pupil stung

Wasp infestation school shut again after pupil stung

A primary school has been forced to close for the third day this week after a boy was stung following another wasp infestation.

First Citizen, last customer

First Citizen, last customer

New Romney Mayor becomes the final resident to use the town's NatWest before it closes.

MoD's 'extraordinary stupidity' caused soldier's death

MoD's 'extraordinary stupidity' caused soldier's death

The partner of a soldier who died during a training exercise in Kent has been awarded compensation after "an extraordinary piece of stupidity" by MoD.

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