With the Oasis Academy on Sheppey’s reputation in tatters, just how do stricken schools turn around their fortunes – and how long does it take?
A Kent man who started work at Buckingham Palace at 16 and was running an estate for a billionaire at 22 is now recruiting butlers around the world.
We had a paltry sprinkling of snow this week – but back in the day we got no weather warnings; as kids we just prayed our schools would shut.
The government has been urged to take immediate steps to protect children at a troubled school – bringing in security guards if necessary.
Our aged columnist’s car insurance premium has gone through the roof – but a recent experience may explain why we’re all feeling the pain.
In an era where eating out is increasingly expensive, we check out a restaurant where £15 gets you three courses of fine dining amid splendour.
He’s saved motorists hundreds of millions of pounds – now Kent’s Howard Cox is vowing to rip up ULEZ if he succeeds at the polls next year.
Our columnist reflects on how he’d not swap a diverse range of part-time jobs when he was young for a stint at university.
Water companies have been told to pay back millions to their customers – so why are our bills set to rise?
A seaside watering hole has been snapped up by a leading pub group – but its landlords will remain the same.
Unemployment figures across the county remain static – but vacancies are continuing to shrink, raising concerns over what lurks around the corner.
During the week, he’s helping the bereaved bid a dignified farewell to their loved one...come the weekend, he’s DJ-ing in front of thousands.
The former principal of a Kent college has been effectively banned from education – while his deputy agrees a confidential deal with liquidators.
Attitudes towards veterans have changed dramatically over the past 40 years – as has the make-up of Remembrance Day parades.
More than a dozen care homes have been given a ‘red’ rating by Kent County Council – slamming the brakes on many admissions.
Crushed cars and shattered homes: How memories of storms of the past were recalled this week.
As one of the county’s most troubled schools is the latest to come under the umbrella of a college group, we look at its remarkable growth.
Our embracing of Halloween – and Black Friday – questions quite why we want to emulate our American cousins over and above our own traditions.
Our reviewer heads to the coast and encounters dogs in “prison”, hair in his food and one of the great underwhelming burgers.
Car parking around Kent is never any fun… but it used to be a lot worse, says columnist Chris Britcher.
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