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Mum's dream to be first to cross Sahara in wheelchair

Mum's dream to be first to cross Sahara in wheelchair

An inspirational teacher left disabled after a minor operation is hoping to become the first person to travel across the Sahara in a wheelchair.

Woman cut free from car following rush-hour smash

Woman cut free from car following rush-hour smash

A woman has been taken to hospital after a crash involving two vehicles.

Police called to village station over concern for man's welfare

Police called to village station over concern for man's welfare

A large number of police officers were called to a small village this evening over concerns for a man's welfare.

Armed police descend on village amid gun fears

Armed police descend on village amid gun fears

Officers arrested a 50-year-old man after reports a firearm was spotted in a property.

'You have no god-given right to sex when you want it'

'You have no god-given right to sex when you want it'

A man who assaulted his girlfriend in a luxury hotel when she refused to have sex with him has been spared jail.

Petrol station staff shopped drink-driver

Petrol station staff shopped drink-driver

A drink-driver who tried to buy more alcohol was reported to police by concerned garage staff

Solar farm plans approved despite criticism

Solar farm plans approved despite criticism

Councillors have approved plans for a massive solar farm which campaigners say will destroy the countryside.

Kent's Brit Award winner still can't believe it

Kent's Brit Award winner still can't believe it

A musician who grew up in Kent says he doesn't think winning a Brit Award will ever seem real.

Huge estate planned for rural town

Huge estate planned for rural town

Almost 200 homes are planned for a huge plot of land outside Cranbrook.

Man attacks girlfriend after sex row at Ritz

Man attacks girlfriend after sex row at Ritz

A boyfriend attacked his girlfriend when she refused to have sex with him at a posh hotel on Valentine's Day.

Village to welcome Waitrose

Village to welcome Waitrose

A high-end food retailer is set to open a new store in a former Budgens store.

Trust unveils state-of-the-art air ambulance

Trust unveils state-of-the-art air ambulance

A new state-of-the art air ambulance is set to be added to the trust's fleet.

Boy, 15, in hospital after stabbing

Boy, 15, in hospital after stabbing

Police have made two arrests following a stabbing in a village last night.

Dove abandons Christmas tree nest

Dove abandons Christmas tree nest

A month after the end of the festive period a town council will finally be able to take down its Christmas tree.

School used secret cameras to spy on pupils and staff

School used secret cameras to spy on pupils and staff

A school has been using covert CCTV to record staff and pupils after a spate of thefts - in a move branded potentially illegal by a teaching union.

Reach for the sky

Reach for the sky

A company based at Headcorn Aerodrome is inviting people to volunteer as groundstaff in exchange for free flights in an authentic Spitfire.

Man crushed by bin at egg farm

Man crushed by bin at egg farm

A man was rushed to hospital after a storage bin collapsed on him at the headquarters of a free-range egg producer.

Suspected migrants escape from back of lorry

Suspected migrants escape from back of lorry

A group of suspected migrants have been detained after being found in a country lane.

Fallen tree closes road

Fallen tree closes road

A road in Staplehurst has been shut this morning after a tree fell onto cables.

Kent astronaut reveals he has terminal cancer

Kent astronaut reveals he has terminal cancer

A former Kent schoolboy who went onto become a successful astronaut with three space missions under his belt has revealed he has terminal cancer.

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