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'No glossy picture can change fact super hospital is ridiculous'

'No glossy picture can change fact super hospital is ridiculous'

An MP has spoken out after a computer-generated image revealed for the first time what a new 'super' hospital in Kent could look like.

Teen's incredible recovery after sudden bleed on brain

Teen's incredible recovery after sudden bleed on brain

A debilitating health emergency has led to a teenager starting his own charity to promote his hobby.

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Police issue dispersal order for large part of town

Police issue dispersal order for large part of town

Yobs are being ordered to move on from areas of a Kent town in a bid to crack down on a rise in catapult crime.

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Spate of ferret thefts prompts warning

Spate of ferret thefts prompts warning

Ferret owners have been warned to be vigilant following two thefts in which six animals were reported stolen.

Amazon locker and car park changes planned for repainted Co-op

Amazon locker and car park changes planned for repainted Co-op

Bosses at the Co-op are planning a number of changes at one of their stores – including a new Amazon locker at the entrance.

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Hockey club submits controversial homes plan

Hockey club submits controversial homes plan

A full application has been submitted for nine homes planned on hockey club land.

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No end in sight for Op Brock on M20

No end in sight for Op Brock on M20

Bosses say there is no set date for the removal of a hated contraflow on the M20 which was introduced ahead of Brexit.

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Police stop 27 speeding drivers in one day

Police stop 27 speeding drivers in one day

More than 25 speeding vehicles were stopped by police on the same day along stretches of road where concerns have previously been raised.

New intensive care unit could be built at hospital

New intensive care unit could be built at hospital

In response to the Covid pandemic, hospital chiefs hope to build a state-of-the-art treatment facility.

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Cat shot in face in brutal catapult attack

Cat shot in face in brutal catapult attack

An outraged mum has spoken of her horror after her cat was maimed by a catapulted ball bearing.

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New bistro to open today despite lockdown

New bistro to open today despite lockdown

A new eatery is coming to a town centre, offering takeaway food, drink and cakes despite the pandemic.

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'Shipping container' hotel set to open this summer

'Shipping container' hotel set to open this summer

A hotel chain has announced when it hopes to open a new 140-room site following a delay caused by Covid.

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Road closed as trees hamper pipe repair

Road closed as trees hamper pipe repair

Water provider staff are cutting down trees along a road which are hampering an emergency repair.

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Twin town telescope aids Mars mission

Twin town telescope aids Mars mission

Kent has an out-of-this-world association with the NASA mission that landed on Mars.

Dad smashes fundraising target in 90-day sea challenge

Dad smashes fundraising target in 90-day sea challenge

A rail worker who is swimming in the sea to raise money for charity has reached almost nine times his goal.

Teen's murder trial hears how 'gang warfare' spilled onto streets

Teen's murder trial hears how 'gang warfare' spilled onto streets

A teenager was stabbed to death in broad daylight when "gang warfare" spilled onto the streets, a jury has been told.

Leisure centre could get new-look entrance

Leisure centre could get new-look entrance

A multi-million pound refurbishment of a leisure centre looks set to include an upgraded entrance after new plans were revealed.

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Post Office bosses won't replace once-popular shop

Post Office bosses won't replace once-popular shop

The Post Office says it has been unable to find a replacement site for a once-popular shop.

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GP surgery at risk of flooding could move to new home

GP surgery at risk of flooding could move to new home

Plans to move a GP surgery to a new base alongside 15 homes have been submitted.

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Outlet's longer opening hours pose 'serious threat' to town centre

Outlet's longer opening hours pose 'serious threat' to town centre

Plans to extend the Ashford Designer Outlet's opening hours have split opinion - with critics raising fears over the impact on the town centre.

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