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Visit to minor injuries after scooter fall revealed girl, 4, had cancer

22 February 2024
Visit to minor injuries after scooter fall revealed girl, 4, had cancer

A four-year-old girl who underwent routine x-rays after falling off her scooter was found to have cancer.

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Copper thieves blamed for “devastating” oil river spillage

21 February 2024
Copper thieves blamed for “devastating” oil river spillage

Intruders are being blamed for the “devastation” caused after oil leaked from a disused paper mill and into a river, with reports of dead wildlife.

20mph signs sabotaged amid residents’ rage over new road scheme

21 February 2024
20mph signs sabotaged amid residents’ rage over new road scheme

Vandals have targeted numerous newly-erected 20mph signs with spray paint in a spate of criminal damage across a seaside town.

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‘I’m at my wits’ end – but can't bear to put eight puppies down’

17 February 2024
‘I’m at my wits’ end – but can't bear to put eight puppies down’

A woman left with a surprise litter of XL bully puppies says she cannot keep them for much longer as she struggles to save them from being euthanised.

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Residents see red as ‘hideous’ road markings appear overnight

15 February 2024
Residents see red as ‘hideous’ road markings appear overnight

Dazzling road markings branded “ugly and lurid” have left residents seeing red after appearing across a Kent town in the dead of night.

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Rare country home of former Kent MP on market for £2.5m

13 February 2024
Rare country home of former Kent MP on market for £2.5m

An “outstanding and rare” country home once owned by a Kent MP has been put up for sale for the first time in more than 170 years.

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Fears of more homes as farmland next to Aldi put up for sale

11 February 2024
Fears of more homes as farmland next to Aldi put up for sale

The long-running saga regarding a plot of farmland next to an Aldi store - and earmarked for offices - has taken a new turn as it’s put on the market.

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Village with no pavements has plea for 20mph zone rejected

10 February 2024
Village with no pavements has plea for 20mph zone rejected

A plea for a 20mph zone in a village with no pavements has been rejected by Kent Council Council, which says it’s “inappropriate and not feasible”.

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Six months on - is Kent’s new £44m station worth the money?

08 February 2024
Six months on - is Kent’s new £44m station worth the money?

We spoke to commuters at Kent’s pricey new railway station as figures reveal just how busy – or quiet – it has been in the first six months.

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‘Revealing our dark secret was so hard – but it was worth it’

05 February 2024
‘Revealing our dark secret was so hard – but it was worth it’

Two sisters sexually abused for years by their “kindly” grandad have told how seeking justice changed their lives.

'Most of the food goes to my daughter - I don't eat some days'

03 February 2024
'Most of the food goes to my daughter - I don't eat some days'

A professional woman forced to "swallow her pride" and use a food bank is among the thousands more turning to handouts to keep their families fed.

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‘I didn't know XL Bully I rescued was pregnant - now I’ve got nine!’

02 February 2024
‘I didn't know XL Bully I rescued was pregnant - now I’ve got nine!’

A dog lover who rescued a young XL Bully from poor conditions now has nine of them after it gave birth to a surprise litter of adorable pups.

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‘They had everything to live for – we wish they had opened up to us’

01 February 2024
‘They had everything to live for – we wish they had opened up to us’

Two women who have lost loved ones to suicide tell their stories in the hope it will encourage others struggling to open up.

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‘£100 fine? If I had that sort of money I wouldn't be begging!’

29 January 2024
‘£100 fine? If I had that sort of money I wouldn't be begging!’

A crackdown on “intimidating” beggars will see wardens dish out £100 fines – but those in genuine need fear they might be caught in the crossfire.

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‘Delivery rider almost knocked down my son – then stuck two fingers up at us’

26 January 2024
‘Delivery rider almost knocked down my son – then stuck two fingers up at us’

An angry mum says a takeaway delivery rider almost knocked down her son on the pavement - then gave her a ‘V’ sign when she complained.

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McDonald’s disturbance prompts teen knife arrest

24 January 2024
McDonald’s disturbance prompts teen knife arrest

Police seized a knife after a disturbance erupted at a McDonald’s restaurant involving a group of youths.

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Mystery as ‘devoted’ couple found dead in bed together

22 January 2024
Mystery as ‘devoted’ couple found dead in bed together

Police discovered a devoted couple dead in their home after they had not been seen or heard from for nine days.

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The giant ‘green’ energy station set for Kent and why people are so worried

21 January 2024
The giant ‘green’ energy station set for Kent and why people are so worried

A new electricity converter station the size of 22 football pitches is aimed at boosting ‘green’ energy. So why are environmentalists up in arms?

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Tributes to ‘true gent’ who led iconic Kent department store

18 January 2024
Tributes to ‘true gent’ who led iconic Kent department store

A popular businessman whose name was synonymous with one of Kent’s biggest department stores has died.

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The ‘sleep pods’ which could save lives of Kent’s homeless

16 January 2024
The ‘sleep pods’ which could save lives of Kent’s homeless

A revolutionary life-saving tent is being deployed on the streets of Kent to protect homeless people from the freezing weather.

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