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‘I went inside top-secret Kent business and this is what I found’

17 August 2023
‘I went inside top-secret Kent business and this is what I found’

Our reporter was invited inside one of the county’s biggest employers where he was given access to high-tech equipment most can only dream of using.

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Speed cameras vandalised on busy main road

16 August 2023
Speed cameras vandalised on busy main road

Two speed cameras in the same road have been knocked down, causing controversy on social media.

Antifreeze spiking fears after death of dog

16 August 2023
Antifreeze spiking fears after death of dog

A pet has died after drinking from a bowl feared to have been laced with antifreeze.

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Man punched in face near shopping centre

16 August 2023
Man punched in face near shopping centre

A CCTV image of a man that officers want to talk to has been released after a man was assaulted.

Works on discount supermarket Aldi begins

15 August 2023
Works on discount supermarket Aldi begins

Work begins on a supermarket roof as shoppers wait for a multi-million pound store revamp.

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Village plagued by poor signal to get phone mast

14 August 2023
Village plagued by poor signal to get phone mast

A village ‘in the dark ages’ when it comes to phone signal is to get a new 5G mast to tackle connectivity problems.

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Plan to build on beauty spot “will ruin our village”

14 August 2023
Plan to build on beauty spot “will ruin our village”

Plans for 70 homes have been met with fierce opposition by locals, despite the promise of a 12,000-patient GP surgery.

‘We transformed pub from drug den to family haven’

14 August 2023
‘We transformed pub from drug den to family haven’

The owner of a popular pub is looking for a buyer after she and her husband turned its fortunes around.

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‘We don’t need new rugby HQ – we have enough sports facilities’

12 August 2023
‘We don’t need new rugby HQ – we have enough sports facilities’

A rugby club’s bid to build its first permanent home has been criticised by neighbours who say there is no need for the facilities.

Seaside festival ready to rock

11 August 2023
Seaside festival ready to rock

An award-winning singer-songwriter from America is headlining a day of free music that marks the start of a week-long seaside festival in a Kent town.

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‘Cuts will mean 8,000 young adults will have nowhere to go’

10 August 2023
‘Cuts will mean 8,000 young adults will have nowhere to go’

Some 80 youth clubs are fighting for survival as the council looks to shave £900,000 from its budget.

Firefighters battle haystack blaze for third day

09 August 2023
Firefighters battle haystack blaze for third day

Residents are being warned to close their windows and doors for another day as smoke continues to rise from a smouldering hay fire.

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‘Our family is broken not knowing where you are’

09 August 2023
‘Our family is broken not knowing where you are’

The sister of a missing man has pleaded for her brother’s return as the search for the 22-year-old continues into a third week.

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Over-subscribed primary school to be extended

09 August 2023
Over-subscribed primary school to be extended

Plans for three new classrooms that will double the capacity of a popular primary school have been approved.

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Suspect on run after car crashes following ‘attempted burglary’

08 August 2023
Suspect on run after car crashes following ‘attempted burglary’

A car crashed into a tree in a residential street after a police chase in the early hours following reports of a disturbance.

Youth teams ‘at risk’ under new league rule

08 August 2023
Youth teams ‘at risk’ under new league rule

A children’s football coach said his team and others may have to fold because of a “disgusting” ruling by a youth league.

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Pan of oil sparks kitchen fire

07 August 2023
Pan of oil sparks kitchen fire

Firefighters spent an hour putting out a fire which started in a kitchen.

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Veteran’s mission to restore gravestone of Titanic lookout

07 August 2023
Veteran’s mission to restore gravestone of Titanic lookout

A former serviceman has lovingly restored the final resting place of a key historical figure.

Ex-WWE superstar shows us the ropes in Kent’s newest wrestling school

05 August 2023
Ex-WWE superstar shows us the ropes in Kent’s newest wrestling school

We sent our reporter to a new pro-wrestling school aiming to revive the sport in Kent.

Brazen supermarket thieves who stole £70k of alcohol jailed

03 August 2023
Brazen supermarket thieves who stole £70k of alcohol jailed

Five men have been jailed after stealing from large supermarket chains across the county and further afield.

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