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Winston Churchill's beauty spot improvement

UK Power Networks

Underground power lines near a beauty spot that was home to Sir Winston Churchill are undergoing a huge improvement.

Lamb slaughterer wanted by police

Surrey Police is appealing for the public to help find the lamb slasher that has killed three in the past month

Surrey Police is hunting a lamb slaughterer that has been killing the animals across the county.

Bus operator part of new accessibility charter

Go-Coach pledges that it will work to make bus services more accessible for blind and partially sighted people

A Kent-based bus operator has become one of the first to sign up to a charter aimed at improving services for blind and partially sighted customers.

Picturing the past

Scott Wishart's children, Edith, Alexander & May, Great Great Grandchildren of Andrew Horne - Killed in Action 19 September 1918

Students at a primary school in Kent have taken part in a photography project to mark the centenary of the start of World War One.

New system of electoral registration

Information about electoral registration will been sent to households. Stock picture

A letter explaining a new system of electoral registration is expected to drop on residents' doormats from tomorrow.

Road reopens after dangerous tree cleared

Drivers should approach the area with caution. Stock image

A road was closed for over three hours while Kent Highways cleared a dangerous tree.

Free fitness sessions from Kent Police and Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Kent Police and Kent Fire and Rescue Service are hosting free fitness sessions for young people

Young people in Kent can attend free fitness sessions being held by Kent Police and Kent Fire and Rescue Service this summer.

Local riders raise thousands for Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

Members of Limpsfield Riding Club (LRC) enjoyed a nine-mile ride across some of Kent’s most beautiful countryside

A group of local riders have raised nearly £5,000 for the air ambulance service in memory of a friend who passed away last year.

Kent garden inspires new artistic exhibition

'A Garden In July' is an exhibition of new paintings by Scottish artist Alan Watson inspired by his visits to Great Comp Garden

After visiting a Garden in Kent an artist has been inspired to create a brand new exhibition titled 'A Garden in July'.

Hero dogs and owners honoured across the globe

Hero dogs and their owners have been honoured across the globe

A pet store company with branches in Kent is working with a charity to increase both funds and awareness for assistance dogs.

Teenage musicians join international violin star for concert

Chloe Hanslip and Miranda Stinton

Aspiring musicians from Kent are being given the opportunity to perform in a summer concert alongside an international violin star.

Kent company receives Dragon's Den business boost

Danny Tickner was retweeted by Dragon's Den star Theo Paphitis and his business has boomed ever since

A company in Kent has received a business boost after a TV star retweeted its information as part of a weekly initiative.

£4 million car park plans move forward

A map provided by Sevenoaks District Council showing where the car park is currently located

Public comments on a proposal to deck a car park adding 300 long-stay spaces have been discussed by cabinet members.

Kent MP denies allegations

Sevenoaks MP Michael Fallon

The newly appointed Defence Secretary has today denied claims made by a female columnist and writer.

Bloomin great party

Sevenoaks fundraisers have a bloomin good time for Marie Curie nurses

A fundraising group in Kent hosted a tea party in aid of Marie Curie nurses.

Moshi Monsters visit Kent

A character from the children's show Moshi Monsters took a break from his latest mission to visit a shopping centre in Kent.


TV star set to perform stand-up in Kent

Kerry recently appeared as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ sitcom Derek

A woman who is known for her parts in a handful of TV shows is preparing to perform a live comedy show.


Huge development gets back on track

The Isles Quarry site has been at the centre of planning rows for years

A development constructing 171 homes in Kent was forced to down tools over a planning row, but has now been told it can get back to work.

Blazing lorry sparks M25 delays

A lorry ablaze on the M25. Picture: @Kent_999s

Motorists have been caught up in long delays on the M25 in Kent after a lorry burst into flames.


You could see cars on the road...driving themselves

The driverless cars competition is being funded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

A new announcement by the business secretary today has given the green light to driverless cars coming to roads in the UK.

Say no to rogue traders

There have been reports of rogue traders

Trading standards are urging people to stand their ground and say no to rogue traders who have been door knocking in Kent.

Overflowing sewer causing misery

Thames Water has cleared up the mess from the sewer three times in the space of month

A sewer has overflowed leaving a stream of human waste in the road - after already being cleared three times by Thames Water.


MP supports new post office service

John Hobson, Rt Hon Michael Fallon and Branch Manager Ricardo Humes

Michael Fallon visited a Kent post office to support a new current account system set up in branches across the county.


Overturned car causes M25 queues

The caravan which overturned on the M25 Picture: Kent_999s on Twitter

One person was trapped inside a car which overturned while towing a caravan, causing long delays on the M25 this morning.


Lights out for war centenary

Sevenoaks District Council Chairman Councillor Jill Davison lighting a candle ahead of the 'Lights Out' event in August

The council has marked 100 years since Britain declared war by taking part in national lights out event.

Defence Secretary thanks military for Commonwealth support

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon chatting to members of the military venue security force. Picture: Mark Owens

The Defence Secretary has thanked troops and police for their support during the Commonwealth Games.

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