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Vulnerable people kept behind bars

22 May 2017
Vulnerable people kept behind bars

People who suffer a mental health breakdown should never be locked up in a police cell, says a top official pressing for change.

'You feel like you are contaminated'

22 May 2017
'You feel like you are contaminated'

A suicidal man who spent nearly two days behind bars has accused the NHS of using police officers as lackeys to deal with mental health cases.

Criminal gangs targeting Kent

12 May 2017
Criminal gangs targeting Kent

Police are having to deploy more resources to deal with people travelling to the county to commit crimes, says a top official.

Fire crews battled huge blaze

24 February 2017
Fire crews battled huge blaze

Two large 'portable storage buildings' caught fire, filling the sky with huge plumes of smoke.

New £1 coin could cause havoc

16 February 2017
New £1 coin could cause havoc

Businesses that use vending machines are facing several major currency changes within 18 months.

Loan sharks helping ‘make people homeless’

25 January 2017
Loan sharks helping ‘make people homeless’

Experts say victims of illegal money lending can face eviction and be pushed to the brink of suicide.

'Urinated on, spat at, and verbally abused'

24 January 2017
'Urinated on, spat at, and verbally abused'

A former rough sleeper has given a shocking insight into what life is like for homeless people in Kent.

Hundreds back drive to help homeless

13 January 2017
Hundreds back drive to help homeless

Volunteers have been inundated with donations after launching an appeal to give useful items to people sleeping on the streets.

Device helps police snare drug drivers

03 November 2016
Device helps police snare drug drivers

The drugalyser is the latest weapon being used to catch people who get behind the wheel while under the influence of illegal or dangerous substances.

Shocking state of town's roads

02 September 2016
Shocking state of town's roads

Some streets could be forced to close unless urgent road surface repairs are carried out, a councillor has warned.

Pupils suspended after fight film goes viral

16 March 2016
Pupils suspended after fight film goes viral

A startling video showing two school boys fighting on the ground while being egged on by other pupils has been posted online.

Town's high street bus ban

14 December 2015
Town's high street bus ban

Two bus stops are to be scrapped and replaced with parking and loading bays in preparation for a major regeneration project.

24-hour ride for life-saving air ambulance

15 September 2015
24-hour ride for life-saving air ambulance

One man, 210 miles, 24 hours, all for one very worthy cause.

Boy among country's safest drivers

12 September 2015
Boy among country's safest drivers

A 16-year-old who is not old enough to hold a driving licence made it through to the final of a national competition.

New lifeline for dementia sufferers

30 June 2015
New lifeline for dementia sufferers

A reading group has been set up to help people battling a brain disorder that affects around 850,000 people in the UK.

Free pampering session up for grabs

10 February 2015
Free pampering session up for grabs

A fashionista is offering a complimentary consultancy session to celebrate winning a national award.

Fundraisers reach top gear

26 January 2015
Fundraisers reach top gear

Thousands raised during 1,300km charity drive in a banger worth no more than £200 to help people with profound disabilities.

Full of surprises

15 October 2014
Full of surprises

From the beautiful Latin quarter to stunning museums and an array of cultural events, a warm welcome awaits visitors to Denmark's second largest city.

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