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Katie Price's phone 'hacked from Kent'

Katie Price

A TV star, glamour model and author claims she has had her phone hacked into from a town in the county.


Dad hit by train trying to return home

Teynham Railway Station

A man unfamiliar with trains died near a level crossing after mistakenly ending up on the tracks.

Inquest opens into scuba diving death

Justine Barringer, pictured taking part in a charity run

An inquest has opened into the death of a popular member of a running club who died while scuba diving abroad.

Crash on busy road

The crash on the A249

A number of cars have crashed on a busy dual carriageway.


'He was the most talented guitarist I've ever known'

Rhys West, from Rainham, has died

A guitarist who was well known on Kent's gig circuit has been described as "a gifted, intuitive musician and really nice guy" following his death.

Under-fire health centre showing signs of recovery

Iwade Health Centre, Monins Road, Iwade.

A beleaguered health centre has begun to show signs of improvement two months after it was placed in special measures.

'And they called it puppy love'

The puppy is thought to be around three-months-old

A family have launched an appeal to fly a stray puppy back to the UK after they fell in love with her on holiday.


Target date set to open restaurant

What Tacos Locos in Sittingbourne High Street could look like.

Food lovers are eagerly awaiting a new place to enjoy Mexican cuisine, which is set to open soon.


Tributes pour in for 'generous and caring' son

Alex Politowicz. Picture: Kent Police.

The family of a biker who died after a crash with a car have paid tribute to a beloved son, brother and friend.


Delays clear on M2 after three separate crashes

Traffic is queuing on the M2.

Traffic queues have eased on the M2 after three separate crashes.


Biker seriously injured after crash with car

Police have been called to the crash scene. Stock pic

Emergency crews have been called to deal with a serious crash involving a car and a motorbike.


Police appeal after biker dies in crash

The Street, Doddington. Picture: Google.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash in a Kent village.


Crash between motorbike and lorry

There are delays after a crash on the M2 near the Stockbury roundabout. Stock picture

A sliproad has reopened after an accident caused hours of delays.


VIDEO: Singers help teen with cancer

John Newman tweeted Lizzy a video. Picture: Twitter.

Two chart-topping singers have helped the plight of a 13-year-old with an inoperable brain tumour.


VIDEO: Alex happy to hear more boos in new bad-boy panto role

Harry Moore as Dame Dotty Dumpling, Alex Reid as Gaston, Katie Burke as Belle, Lauren Wootton as Fairy Rose and Joe Lucas as Loopy Louis who will be appearing in Beauty and the Beast at the Swallows Leisure Centre in December

The cast of a town-centre pantomime got together to speak about their new roles.

Traffic clears after M2 crash

The scene of the crash

There were delays on the M2 following a crash involving two cars.


Missing KFC cat reunited with owners

Jack the KFC Cat

A moggy that disappeared from a family home three years ago has turned up after surviving on popcorn chicken.


Brute killed hamster by repeatedly hurling it at wall

Lewis Fox, who has been jailed after killing animals

A monster killed a pet hamster by throwing it at a wall - and then destroyed six other pets bought to replace it in a violent spree.


Charity warns of cuts to services

Services could be cut at Age UK’s Faversham and Sittingbourne branches

Bosses at a charity for older people say jobs could be at risk as a result of falling donations.


Teen arrested after savvy pensioner raises con alarm

Stock image

An elderly lady was almost conned out of £2,000 - but her quick-thinking resulted in a suspected fraudster being arrested.


Trespassing teenage girls threaten school staff

Fulston Manor School

Police had to be called after teenage girls from a nearby school trespassed onto the site and threatened staff.


Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash

Ambulance crews were called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb.

A biker has been taken to hospital after a crash with a car.

Highways England roundabout scheme is "not fit for purpose"

The Stockbury Roundabout.

Council unanimously rejects £100 million roundabout revamp for notorious Kent motorway junction and tells planners to think again.


Area leads county with 3,200 cases of dumped waste

Fly-tipping in Susans Lane, Upchurch. Picture: Graeme Archer.

Numbers released have shown where is worst for people dumping rubbish.


Takeaway accused over 'discriminatory' job ad

The job ad at Mings Chinese takeaway

A restaurant has taken down a job advert that was branded discriminatory after it asked for a young woman recruit.


Ofsted downgrades £38k-a-year school

The school has been rated as inadequate

A school for children with special needs has been downgraded by inspectors to "inadequate".

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