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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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Plans for 78-home housing estate near station revealed

03 August 2023
Plans for 78-home housing estate near station revealed

A transport operator has asked members of the public for their thoughts on plans for a housing estate and conversion of a Grade II listed site.

Young businessman opens high street vape shop

02 August 2023
Young businessman opens high street vape shop

The owner of a new vape shop hopes providing recycling bins for disposable vapes means his business will “help the community”.

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Road set to shut for five days

01 August 2023
Road set to shut for five days

A busy road is set to be shut for five days for resurfacing works.

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Knife and drugs seized after car seen in ‘unusual location’

01 August 2023
Knife and drugs seized after car seen in ‘unusual location’

A man has appeared in court after police searched a vehicle and found 23 wraps of cocaine, cash and a lock knife.

Finally! Phone mast plans for village ‘living in dark ages’

28 July 2023
Finally! Phone mast plans for village ‘living in dark ages’

A village where residents have to hang out their windows to make a phone call could finally get a signal boost.

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‘At just £6 I would happily pay that again’

27 July 2023
‘At just £6 I would happily pay that again’

Our Eat My Words reviewer visited a new bistro in a hotel and treated himself to a dessert – and what a treat it was.

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Closed roads adding to traffic chaos

25 July 2023
Closed roads adding to traffic chaos

Road closures and coned-off lanes have caused lengthy delays for drivers this morning.

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‘It’s like living in the dark ages – but they are still building more homes’

24 July 2023
‘It’s like living in the dark ages – but they are still building more homes’

We visited one of Kent’s fastest growing villages where residents complain they can’t make a phone call and have to rely on generators for power.

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Novice cyclist taking on 2,500-mile ride to all 92 football league clubs

22 July 2023
Novice cyclist taking on 2,500-mile ride to all 92 football league clubs

Family man to ride to 92 English Football League stadiums in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital

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200-year-old Fijian weapon uncovered in a wardrobe

21 July 2023
200-year-old Fijian weapon uncovered in a wardrobe

An 18th century throwing club that left a family baffled is now going on sale at an auction after being uncovered in a wardrobe.

Month-long partial road closure along busy commuter route

19 July 2023
Month-long partial road closure along busy commuter route

Planned roadworks will see a lane closure and a speed limit put in place along a busy commuter route.

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