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How heightened tensions in Korea could hit Kent's whelks

Fishermen sort out whelks

The war of words surrounding the Korean peninsula could have do serious damage to Kent's whelk industry. Here's why.


Driver appears in court over death of cyclist

Dave Thorman was a talented chef with a passion for life

A van driver has appeared in court accused of taking cocaine and alcohol before causing the death of a cyclist in a crash.

Beach hut owners clash with dog walkers over ban

Days could be numbered for dogs on Whitstable beach

Hundreds of people have responded a proposal to extend a dog ban across much of the entire length of a coastline near Whitstable.


Drink and drugs charges for man accused of killing cyclist

Dave Thorman

A man has been charged with five offences following the death of a popular chef killed in a crash as he cycled home from work.

Cabbie slapped with fine after helping 94-year-old

 Abbacus car's driver David Moore who got a parking ticket outside the Cancer Research shop in High Streeet, Whitstable Picture: Chris Davey FM4926466

A furious taxi driver was slapped with a parking fine as he helped a severely disabled pensioner into his cab.


Wronged wife threw dog poo at cheating husband

Deborah Addams who has been sentenced to 150 hours unpaid work

A 56-year-old woman launched a campaign of harassment against her husband after discovering he had been paying for sex, a court heard.


Teenager released after 'cutting' incident

Emergency services at the scene of the incident in Tankerton

A teenage boy has been released following an alleged assault in Whitstable.

Police hunt 'fat' flasher who exposed himself to teens

Police would like to speak with this man.

Officers have released an image of a man they are hunting after three teenage girls reported being flashed on a recreation ground.

Boy, 16, released after teens 'cut' in assault

Emergency services at the scene of the incident in Tankerton

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of assault after two teenagers suffered cuts in an attack near a popular family event.

Teenagers taken to hospital after 'serious assault'

Police officers at the scene of the Tankerton incident

Two teenage boys have been taken to hospital and a 16-year-old has been arrested after a serious assault near a popular family event.

Ice cream seller slapped with big fine for illegal trading

Jason Tevfik's ice cream van in the Keam's Yard council park

An ice cream salesman is counting the cost of ignoring a court order not to trade from a council car park after being hit with huge fines and costs.


Suspect in court following violent incidents

A 22-year-old man has been charged with burglary with violence and assaulting three police officers.

VIDEO: Cruel couple left dog chained in faeces

The kennel where Frances was rescued from. Photo: RSPCA

A vile couple have been convicted of inflicting "deliberately callous cruelty" on a terrier found cowering in appalling conditions.


Car crashes into garage sign

The scene of the crash in Whitstable.

Police are at the scene after a car smashed into Kwik Fit sign.


Six hurt as plane crashes in field

The Piper light aircraft came down in a farmer's field on Monday. Picture: David Oakley

Police, fire and ambulance crews descended on a field after a pilot and five passengers were injured in an emergency landing.


Magician's great escape from high-speed crash

The car careered into a lamppost and mounted the roadside verge

A dad walked away with only a scratch on his forehead despite his car skidding out of control in torrential rain and careering into a lamppost.


'Blinding green' laser pen shone at lifeboat crew

The RNLI say lives could have been in danger while they searched for missing kayaker.


Experts to examine historic shipwreck

Sunrise over the wreckage at Tankerton

Archaeologists have uncovered the watery remains of a vessel hidden by the sea that could be up to 900 years old.


Police fear booze-fuelled crime at historic event

Police are concerned granting the alcohol licence could lead to more booze-fuelled crime

Organisers of one of Kent's most popular events have been granted a licence to sell alcohol.


Women and teen hurt in retail park crash

Two women drivers have been taken to hospital after a crash outside a supermarket which also left a teenager injured.

Scarred for life after a 'stolen kiss'

Ruardhi Snook

A dad needed extensive surgery after he was attacked with a bottle for unknowingly 'stealing a kiss' from someone else’s girlfriend.


Kent pub named one of Britain's best places to eat

Gary Lineker at The Sportsman with sous chef Joe McMahan

A Kent pub's dedication to fine eating has earned it a place alongside Britain's 50 best restaurants.


Brave cancer mum's battle hits 'bump in road'

Samantha Ross with daughters, Caitlin aged eleven, Georgia aged eight, Sam and son Ben, 17

A mum-of-four battling cancer can no longer travel abroad for life-extending treatment after becoming paralysed.


Forgotten street is now heart of town

Oxford Street was a forgotten road at "the wrong end of town" but pubs, galleries and coffee houses have transformed it.


Hunt for 'fat, bald and bearded' pub attacker

The suspect wanted in connection with an assault in Whitstable

A computer-generated image of a suspect said to have assaulted another man in a bar has been released by police.


Jewellery swiped as homes broken into

A home in Strangford Road was targeted

Police are investigating after thieves swiped jewellery from two homes in the same town while the owners were out.

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