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College ploughs millions into new complex

16 December 2013
College ploughs millions into new complex

A further £9 million is being spent on building a new complex at Canterbury College's city campus, which will include a business centre and art block.

Drug-dealers sentenced after transporting cocaine and heroin on the railways

10 December 2013
Drug-dealers sentenced after transporting cocaine and heroin on the railways

Two drug-dealers have been jailed after they made 50 journeys between London and Kent to supply heroin and cocaine.

Woman suffers burns to feet as toaster catches fire

10 December 2013
Woman suffers burns to feet as toaster catches fire

An elderly woman suffered smoke inhalation and burns to her feet as she tried to carry her flaming toaster outside.

Children's centres saved from closure - but the axe will still fall on some

27 November 2013
Children's centres saved from closure - but the axe will still fall on some

Families' relief as proposals to close some children's centres across the district and in Faversham are scrapped, but it is not all good news.

Police and ambulance crews help man collapsed in street

27 November 2013
Police and ambulance crews help man collapsed in street

Paramedics helped a man who collapsed in a busy street and stopped breathing in Whitstable this morning, while he was running for a bus.

Police cordon off city centre after body found in public toilets

23 November 2013
Police cordon off city centre after body found in public toilets

The body of a man in his 40s has been discovered in the public toilets in a city centre.

Man charged over robbery bid at bank after armed police swoop

22 November 2013
Man charged over robbery bid at bank after armed police swoop

A man has been charged with trying to rob a bank after armed police swooped on a city centre and recovered an imitation firearm.

Shoplifter's disgust at being punched in face by police officers

22 November 2013
Shoplifter's disgust at being punched in face by police officers

A young thief who collapsed when he was repeatedly punched in the face by policemen has spoken of his shock after video of his ordeal emerged.

Man held over robbery after armed police evacuate shoppers

21 November 2013
Man held over robbery after armed police evacuate shoppers

A man has been arrested after armed police descended on a bank in a shopping centre this afternoon following reports of a robbery.

Police officers suspended after claims 'shoplifter' assaulted

21 November 2013
Police officers suspended after claims 'shoplifter' assaulted

Three police officers have been suspended after footage emerged of a suspected shoplifter being repeatedly punched while being restrained.

Call to charge pubs and clubs late-night levy to clean up streets

19 November 2013
Call to charge pubs and clubs late-night levy to clean up streets

Kent nightspots should be charged thousands of pounds a year to help deal with the effects of alcohol-related crime and disorder, it has been claimed.

Couple charged after daylight burglary

19 November 2013
Couple charged after daylight burglary

A man and his partner have been charged with burglary after thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and other valuables were taken in a lunchtime raid.

Shoppers get some expert help

15 November 2013
Shoppers get some expert help

TV presenter Martin Lewis came to the county to offer a few money saving tips for his latest show.

Show filmed in Canterbury to be screened tonight

12 November 2013
Show filmed in Canterbury to be screened tonight

TV finance guru Martin Lewis returned to Canterbury to film his Money Show, which is due to be screened on ITV this evening.

Suspected drink-driver arrested after car flips over

11 November 2013
Suspected drink-driver arrested after car flips over

A woman was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car flipped onto its roof in an early-morning crash.

Ex-nurse caught up in cannibal plot trial appears in court

08 November 2013
Ex-nurse caught up in cannibal plot trial appears in court

A man arrested after his name emerged in the cannibal plot trial of a US policeman has today appeared in court accused of a string of offences.

Ex-policeman rifled through greetings cards in hunt for cash

07 November 2013
Ex-policeman rifled through greetings cards in hunt for cash

A former police officer pocketed hundreds of pounds from customers' greeting cards to fund his gambling addiction while working as a postman.

Manhole cover explodes in street

04 November 2013
Manhole cover explodes in street

Homes have been left without power after a fault with an underground cable caused a manhole cover to blast off in a street this afternoon.

Tributes to popular pub landlord

04 November 2013
Tributes to popular pub landlord

A town is mourning the death of a popular and long-serving pub landlord, who died on a family trip to Germany yesterday evening.

Canterbury set for inner-city music festival

25 October 2013
Canterbury set for inner-city music festival

Crowds of up to 2,000 people are expected to flock to the City Sound Project festival this weekend.

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