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Singer-songwriter Shawn features Kent bay in latest video

Shawn Mendes

There was nothing holding Canadian star Shawn Mendes back from using one popular bay as a backdrop in his latest video.

Alleged verbal abuse sparks police appeal

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses. Stock pic

Officers are keen to speak to a group of school pupils who witnessed the incident.

'Gentleman' Sir Michael leaves lasting impression

Michael Caine filming the Hatton Garden heist film in Margate

Previously tight-lipped hotel staff have opened up about a visit to Kent from Hollywood legend Sir Michael Caine.

Travellers 'threaten people' and leave rubbish over field

Travellers on Jackey Baker's field, Ramsgate

A sports field continues to be occupied by travellers and one local councillor says 'enough is enough'.


University campus could shut

Canterbury Christ Church University's Broadstairs campus

A university campus in a Kent town could shut after plans for a new multi-million pound art centre were approved.

Police called to town centre 'mass brawl'

Police were at the scene. Stock image.

A man suffered injuries to his arm after a reported mass brawl in a town centre, with people using knives and bricks as weapons.


Imitation gun, drugs and thousands in cash found in vehicle

The items were found when police stopped a vehicle

Police discovered an imitation firearm, thousands of pounds in cash and drugs when they stopped a vehicle.

Trapped woman taken to hospital after house blaze

Warre Avenue, Ramsgate. Picture: Google Maps

Emergency services rescued a woman trapped on a balcony following a house fire.

Ex school church warden allegedly imported 'child sex toy'

David Turner appeared at Canterbury Crown Court

A man in his 70s is facing a potential jail sentence after admitting having thousands of illegal images of children.

Murder accused in court over 'barbecue stabbing'

Archie Ward died in the alleged knife attack

A 21-year-old accused of stabbing a man to death at a barbecue has appeared in court charged with murder.

Masked robber attacks couple in their home

A masked raider broke into the home of a couple in their 60s

A masked robber attacked a couple in their 60s at their home before escaping with jewellery and cash.


Class A drugs and thousands of pounds cash seized by police

Police stopped a car as part of a drugs investigation

Police are questioning two men after a BMW was stopped and house raided with drugs and cash being seized.

Police hunt arsonist after series of fires at tower block

A series of fires have been deliberately started at Trove Court

Police are hunting an arsonist who set fire to a rubbish chute at a block of flats just days after the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Thousands raised for stab victim’s funeral

Archie Ward died in the alleged knife attack

A fundraising page to help relatives of a man who died after being stabbed at a barbecue has raised more than four times its target.

Footballer misses games to appear on TV show

Mike Thalassitis

A Kent striker is hoping to score on the romance front after entering a dating reality show shot in the Mediterranean.


Council reviews parking costs

The cost of parking for one hour in Dreamland’s car park, run by TDC, leapt from £1.60 to £4 on April 1

Increases in parking charges, which more than doubled in some car parks, are being reconsidered.


Take a glimpse inside new Wetherspoons

The pub is set to be one of the largest in the UK

Take a look what the new Wetherspoon - set to be one of the UK's largest pubs - will look like.


Man remanded amid barbecue murder charge

The victim was Michael Ward, also known as Archie

A 21-year-old has been detained in custody after appearing in court in connection with the death of a man who collapsed after being stabbed.

Mum hit child in face with mobile phone in Tesco

The incident happened at Tesco in Broadstairs

Concerned supermarket shoppers took photographs and filmed a woman as she became abusive and aggressive towards two children.

Crews called to bushes alight

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Bushes and vegetation have been reported on fire in a Kent town.

RNLI plea to stop illegal parking blocking lifeboat route

Parked cars blocked the lifeboats route to the sea

One of the RNLI's lifeboats was 'off service' yesterday as illegally parked cars blocked its route to the sea.


Police investigating suspected caravan arson

The caravan was destroyed. Picture: Dane Valley Councillors

Firefighters tackled a blaze during the night which is believed to have been started deliberately.

Man cleared of part in alleged sex attack

The alleged attack happened in Dalby Square, Margate. Picture: Google.

A man accused of kidnapping a teenager from outside a nightclub and assisting in a sex attack has been cleared.

Woman grooms child after sneaking her into bedroom

Taylor started a secret relationship with the child. Stock image

A 21-year-old woman sexually groomed a child after starting a clandestine relationship with her.

Murder probe launched after man 'killed in knife attack'

The victim was Michael Ward, also known as Archie

Football shirts and flowers have been left to a man killed in an alleged knife attack at a barbecue, as a murder suspect is quizzed by police

Kent beach named Britain's best

Margate's main sands has been named as Britain's best

A popular Kent seaside has been named the best town beach in Britain.


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