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Devastated parents pay tribute to beach death man

The parents of a 28-year-old ex-decorator have paid tribute to their son who died after consuming a fatal cocktail of drugs and alcohol.

We're close to turning the corner

Whitstable boss Simon Halsey believes his side were unlucky not to get anything from their last two matches.

Halsey: It's just a game of football

Whitstable boss Simon Halsey says he's treating the derby against former employers Ramsgate just the same as any other game.

Ward brothers set for Whitstable return

Jim and Danny Ward make their first return to Whitstable on Tuesday since leaving Belmont at the end of last season.

Harbour village future in doubt

Council bosses have spoken of their disappointment after the Whitstable Harbour Village owner announced he is to permanently close the site.

Seafront flats plan for snooker club

Developers hope to demolish a beachfront snooker and pool club to make way for luxury apartments and a new wine bar.

Post office could open on former sorting site

There are reports Whitstable's crown post office service could be saved - and will open on the former sorting office site.

Migrant centre costs revealed

Bosses at Kent County Council have revealed how much the authority has spent on converting a former care home into an asylum seeker base.

Migrant centre opens

The first children seeking asylum in the UK have moved into a former care home.

Wind farm extension nears completion

An extension to the Kentish Flats off-shore wind farm is almost complete after all 15 new wind turbines started producing power.

Action taken on path rats problem

A concerned councillor hopes rats will not return to a footpath just yards from a supermarket after residents were put off using the walkway.

Gorrell Tank repairs to drag into next winter

Repairs to Whitstable’s largest car park are set to drag on into next winter – missing Southern Water’s target of finishing the work by summer time.

Britain's biggest spider found in Kent

A DJ got a fright when he found the UK's biggest spider - which can bite - in his back garden.

Naked drink-driver almost hit cyclist

A drink-driver spotted naked at the wheel of his car almost knocked down a cyclist as he fled a busy high street.

The £150k beach hut

A Whitstable beach hut put up for sale for a whopping £120,000 last year is still on the market – but now at a higher price.

Pub landlord's 'outrageous' drink drive shame

A pub landlord was lucky not to have killed someone after getting behind the wheel four times the legal drink drive limit.

Halsey seeking stability

New Whitstable Town manager Simon Halsey is delighted with the timing of his appointment and has set his sights on stabilising the Belmont ship.

'My police career's in tatters'

A keen volunteer has been rejected in his bid to join the police... because of his "offensive" tattoos.

Ladesfield only temporary, officials reinforce

County council officials have reinforced their promise that the former Ladesfield care home will only be used to house asylum seekers temporarily.

Halsey in the running

Whitstable chairman Gary Johnson gives the latest on their managerial vacancy.

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