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Controversial scheme approved

18 August 2015
Controversial scheme approved

Planning committee members have voted through divisive plans for an eyesore site owned by the council.

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Up your housing quota, city told

12 August 2015
Up your housing quota, city told

A government inspector has ordered district planners to build even more houses on top of the 15,600 target.

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Hospitals trust condemned by regulator

11 August 2015
Hospitals trust condemned by regulator

East Kent's health trust has been ordered to cut patient A&E waiting times and a spiraling £37million deficit.

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Crash victim cut free from flipped car

11 August 2015
Crash victim cut free from flipped car

A woman was trapped in the wreckage of her car this morning after a smash on an accident blackspot.

The unkindest cut...

10 August 2015
The unkindest cut...

A chief of a trust which runs five hospitals in east Kent has spoken of tough decisions ahead as it faces a near £40m deficit.

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Drivers win U-turn on 'flipped-over' parking tickets

09 August 2015
Drivers win U-turn on 'flipped-over' parking tickets

Motorists given a parking fine even though they had displayed a ticket - facing downwards - may get refunds in one part of Kent.

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More than 40% of hospital trust staff bullied at work

09 August 2015
More than 40% of hospital trust staff bullied at work

Almost half of the workforce at a Kent hospital trust have reported bullying.

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'Congested city needs eastern bypass'

05 August 2015
'Congested city needs eastern bypass'

A government inspector has heard impassioned pleas for a new Canterbury ring-road system.

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'Don't turn Canterbury into another Swindon'

03 August 2015
'Don't turn Canterbury into another Swindon'

Developers proposing thousands of homes in a historic city have been slammed at a government inquiry by furious residents.

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Blueprint revealed for Howe Barracks will include new city park

02 August 2015
Blueprint revealed for Howe Barracks will include new city park

Open space to be provided as part of the 67-acre former army site redevelopment which will include 500 new homes.

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Parents protest over migrant centre

02 August 2015
Parents protest over migrant centre

Demonstrators have gathered to oppose plans to house teenage asylum seekers near a primary school and nursery.

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Powers to rein in student housing still on table

01 August 2015
Powers to rein in student housing still on table

New laws allowing a city council to restrict student housing in residential areas may yet be enacted.

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Hospital admits second blunder despite OAP's death

31 July 2015
Hospital admits second blunder despite OAP's death

A hospital has repeated the mistake that led to the death of a much-loved grandfather in recent weeks, despite new measures in place.

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Fires in road ‘not linked’ say police

29 July 2015
Fires in road ‘not linked’ say police

A corn field was destroyed in a blaze near in a small village that has now seen four fires this month.

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Man killed by nurse's feeding tube blunder

23 July 2015
Man killed by nurse's feeding tube blunder

A hospital has apologised "unreservedly" after a grandfather died when a nurse wrongly inserted a feeding tube and pumped food into his lung.

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'Intense probing' of beleaguered hospitals

20 July 2015
'Intense probing' of beleaguered hospitals

East Kent's health trust boss says the outcome of a government inspection is impossible to predict.

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Fire-ravaged homes rebuild controversy

17 July 2015
Fire-ravaged homes rebuild controversy

Properties obliterated in a city centre blaze will be rebuilt using the same construction method.

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Council forces grieving dog owner to dig up pet

16 July 2015
Council forces grieving dog owner to dig up pet

A grieving dog owner has spoken of his shock after a council told him to dig up his beloved pooch he buried in his garden.

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City grammar's ambitious rebuild plans

15 July 2015
City grammar's ambitious rebuild plans

A girls' secondary has unveiled proposals for a new school after securing government funding.

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Defunct school could reopen in future

12 July 2015
Defunct school could reopen in future

KCC bosses admit a school controversially closed due to falling numbers could be resurrected.

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