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TeenStar singer from Kent needs your votes

Alex-Nicole singing in a previous heat of TeenStar

Britain's Got Talent girl band SweetChix singer now bidding for solo stardom in final of national talent trail.

Thieves target ambulance station again

Paramedics leave Sheppey Ambulance Station on Main Drive, Queenborough.

Life-saving equipment has been stolen from an ambulance station for the second time in just over a month.


Man accused of smuggling migrants across Channel

Police. Stock image

Man is one of eight accused of people smuggling charges after a National Crime Agency investigation.

Second pub closed amid police concerns

The road outside Merlins was taped off after the assault

A brawl at a nightspot led to it being shut down by authorities as part of a crackdown on anti-social behaviour.

Controversial estate agreed despite traffic concerns

An artist's impression of what the development could look like.

Plans for 62 new homes on pastureland has been granted outline permission.


Video: Man denies causing baby's death

Danny Shepherd, in the video shown to jurors

A man has denied to police causing a baby's tragic death, in a video shown to jurors.

Benefits cheat falsely claimed £62,000

KCC's multi-million pound pension fund investment has been questioned. Picture: Getty Images

A woman who exaggerated the extent of her medical condition and enjoyed exotic holidays abroad has avoided a jail sentence.


Son jailed for stabbing father after reunion

Lee Simpson

A son who stabbed his "estranged" father 14 times after they were reunited has been locked up for 13 years.


Town bids for its own council

Brian Spoor collecting names for the town council petition in Sheerness

More than 800 people have signed a petition to form a new town council in Kent.


Sally Army to close church

The Salvation Army is to close one of its churches in Kent after nearly 140 years because of falling numbers.


Car crashes into house

Police were called to Winstanley Road, Sheerness on Monday afternoon. Pic: Lee Anning

Emergency crews were called after a car crashed into the front of a house.


Man arrested after morning telegraph pole crash

Police have closed part of the Lower Road this afternoon.

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of drink-driving following a crash involving a car and a telegraph pole.

Singer needs girl dancers for new music video

M dot R - alias Sheppey singer Moses McGeorge

Singer M Dot R is appealing for 100 girls aged 17 and over to take part in his new music video which will be filmed in Kent next month.


Daughter, 5, lands mum a role in film

From left, actor Robert Carlyle with Tiffany Halliday and actress Emilie de Ravin

A five-year-old girl shrugs off serious health problems to star in beauty pageants.

Town's flowers trashed by vandals

Trashed plants

Shopkeepers were left fuming today when they discovered vandals had ripped up a town's plant beds overnight.


End of the game for toy shop

Nathan Hill, pictured with his father David, outside Sheerness Discount Toy Store. File photo.

Out-of-town shopping centre is blamed for toy shop shutting.


Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving. Pic: Kent Police Swale

Officers and ambulance crews were called to a single car crash in the early hours.

Lone sailor rescued from Martello Tower

Sheerness inshore lifeboat Buster. Picture: RNLI

A seven-metre long yacht was found stranded high and dry on the base of a defence tower with one man aboard.

'This has been the most horrific time of our lives'

Thomas Webb and Tanita Munday

A man is to embark on a poignant 67-mile walk in memory of his daughter who was stillborn.

Plans revealed for 20mph zones

Cllr Cameron Beart

Kent County Council has earmarked more than 40 roads where drivers could be restricted as part of a scheme to improve safety.


Seaside pub has licence suspended

Police and paramedics outside Merlins

A pub has had its licence suspended after it refused to hand over CCTV footage of an assault to police.


Accused 'didn't know' how baby suffered serious injuries

Danny Shepherd and Katherine Cox. Picture: Andy Payton.

A man maintained during police interview he had no idea how five-month-old baby Eli had suffered serious head injuries.

Pool complex shut after thunderstorm

Disappointed school children turned away from the pool this morning

A swimming pool is still closed to the public after severe thunderstorms hit its electricity supply last night.

Estranged son 'stabbed' dad 14 times

The attack happened outside Warden Bay Convenience Store. Picture: Instant Street View

A man has denied attempting to murder his father during a reunion after 20 years after the break-up of his parents' marriage.

Car crashes into telegraph pole

The aftermath of the crash

A driver escaped injury after their car left the road and ended up facing against the flow of traffic.


Boat drama as men fall into water

Crew of the Sheerness inshore lifeboat. Picture: RNLI

Two sailors who fell out of a rubber dinghy have been rescued after setting off four distress flares.

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