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Prison staff 'failed to protect' suicidal inmate

A man found hanging in his cell had suffered panic attacks after receiving death threats from a rival traveller family in the same jail.

Car park crash drama

A car ended up on top of another car after an accident in a supermarket car park.


Man attacked from behind by robbers

Police want to trace two thugs who assaulted a man from behind and tried to rob him in a daytime attack.


Emotional plea to save dying mum

A fundraising campaign is underway to pay for the treatment of a mother-of-three who has been diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Pupils make video to attract new teachers

Schoolchildren have starred in a short film to show what working in their school is like in an attempt to recruit more teachers.

Electrical goods stolen from home

Police are appealing for help after electrical items were taken from a home yesterday.

Man filmed falling off back of truck

Video of a man falling off the back of truck has become a Facebook sensation.


Just don't stop me now

She was reportedly once the highest paid female cabaret singer around, but at 74 Anita Harris is still packing out theatres across the land.

Burglars take cash and jewellery

Police are appealing for help after valuables were taken from two homes in a Kent town over the weekend.

Football star sends message to ill fan

Former Newcastle and England striker Alan Shearer has sent his best wishes to a man with Motor Neurone Disease.

New beach huts are going up

The wooden huts are expected to be finished by mid-March - just in time for summer.

Thousands of 999 calls unanswered

Police in Kent have registered one of the biggest increases in the number of 'abandoned' emergency calls.


'Queen of Benefits' and ex face sentence over car park thefts

The estranged partner of a mum-of-12 dubbed the 'Queen of Benefits' has admitted stealing cash from meters at car parks.

Pay rise for Kent's prison officers

Prison officers in Kent jails are set to get an immediate pay rise as part of a £12m package to improve prisons, the Justice Secretary has announced.


Man cleared of stabbing pal in chest

A man has walked free from court after being cleared of stabbing a friend in the chest in a drunken scuffle.


Jobless total reaches three-year high

Figures published on Wednesday revealed there were 1,705 jobseeker’s allowance claimants in the constituency in January.

RNLI crew in early morning fire drama

Lifeboat crew gets a shock after being called to a burning boat.

Balaclava-clad burglar breaks into home

Police are looking for a stocky man who broke into the home of a man in his 70s.

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