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Disappointment as town centre Waterstones to close

Disappointment as town centre Waterstones to close

A popular bookstore will leave its prime town centre spot within days – but is hoping to relocate to another store soon.

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Swift fights the Fords before retirement woe at Brands

Swift fights the Fords before retirement woe at Brands

Mini preparation expert Nick Swift took the fight to the Fords at Brands Hatch on Sunday in the 18th Masters Historic Festival.

Petrol station to be bulldozed as plans for mini-supermarket approved

Petrol station to be bulldozed as plans for mini-supermarket approved

A petrol station will be knocked down after plans to build a mini-supermarket in its place were given the green light.

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Police seize dog after cockapoo loses leg in savage attack

Police seize dog after cockapoo loses leg in savage attack

A young cockapoo had to have his leg amputated after being attacked by a much larger, muscular dog that slipped its lead and muzzle.

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‘Diabolical’ plans for 170-home estate slammed by 600 critics

‘Diabolical’ plans for 170-home estate slammed by 600 critics

Plans for a “diabolical” new housing estate have been slammed by critics – with the number of objections now surpassing the amount of planned homes.

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Man taken to hospital after car seen ‘going into trees’

Man taken to hospital after car seen ‘going into trees’

Police, fire and ambulance crews are the scene of an accident involving a vehicle that has left the carriageway of a major motorway.

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Government to pay for clean-up of woodland smothered in illegal waste

Government to pay for clean-up of woodland smothered in illegal waste

The government is to pay the full cost of clearing waste dumped in an ancient Kent woodland after emergency funding was secured.

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Baby boy’s death after choking at nursery deemed ‘misadventure’

Baby boy’s death after choking at nursery deemed ‘misadventure’

Jurors have returned a conclusion of misadventure at an inquest into the death of a little boy who choked on food at nursery.

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Railway delays on major route after ‘trespass incident’

Railway delays on major route after ‘trespass incident’

Railway services along a major route ground to a halt following reports of a trespasser.

‘Op Brock is not the answer - we need an alternative’

‘Op Brock is not the answer - we need an alternative’

The leader of Kent County Council has voiced his disquiet over the reliance on Operation Brock to ease disruption and delays on the M20.

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Crash shuts M20 for 4 hours on first day of Op Brock

Crash shuts M20 for 4 hours on first day of Op Brock

There were heavy delays on the M20 following a two-vehicle crash and oil spillage on the first day of Operation Brock.

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‘A great motivator and all-round nice guy’ joins Kedwell at Ashford

‘A great motivator and all-round nice guy’ joins Kedwell at Ashford

Ashford United manager Danny Kedwell was thrilled with his first addition - a trusted assistant.

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‘We’re not paying £2.50 to look in a couple of shops!’

‘We’re not paying £2.50 to look in a couple of shops!’

Parking charges at Ashford Designer Outlet have been raised so "unnecessarily" high that shoppers say they will now think twice before visiting.

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Kent primary school wins Disney cruise for whole class

Kent primary school wins Disney cruise for whole class

A Kent school has won a four-night Disney cruise trip for a whole class in a nationwide competition.

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M20 closure as Op Brock deployed ahead of busy bank holiday weekend

M20 closure as Op Brock deployed ahead of busy bank holiday weekend

The M20 will be shut tonight as the Operation Brock contraflow is deployed again.

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Woman charged after large police response outside Lidl

Woman charged after large police response outside Lidl

A woman in her 30s has been charged after at least eight police officers were called to a town centre supermarket.

‘Rounders bat’ ruckus in town centre after ‘park attack’ on teen girl

‘Rounders bat’ ruckus in town centre after ‘park attack’ on teen girl

A man with a “rounders bat” was among three people arrested amid a town centre disturbance - after a teenage girl was reportedly attacked in a park.

Dan’s decade as Ton boss

Dan’s decade as Ton boss

Kennington are marking Dan Scorer’s decade in charge with a testimonial.

Search for missing light aircraft called off

Search for missing light aircraft called off

Crews are standing down in the search for a light aircraft reported to have been in trouble flying over a village.

‘Rogue’ locksmith firm stands by £1,600 bill paid by desperate OAP

‘Rogue’ locksmith firm stands by £1,600 bill paid by desperate OAP

A locksmith firm accused of ripping off a pensioner after charging her £1,600 to get her into her house has defended the eye-watering bill.

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