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Orient Express will no longer travel through Kent amid border delay fears

17 April 2023
Orient Express will no longer travel through Kent amid border delay fears

The world-famous Orient Express train service will no longer travel through the county, with bosses citing border delays as a major factor.

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Vandals destroy £5k graffiti deterrent

13 April 2023
Vandals destroy £5k graffiti deterrent

Vandals have ripped down a mural designed to discourage graffiti in a grotty underpass - and spray-painted a message to the council.

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Two more arrests in car park murder probe

12 April 2023
Two more arrests in car park murder probe

Another two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a car park.

OAP caught speeding down the motorway at 102 mph

09 April 2023
OAP caught speeding down the motorway at 102 mph

A reckless pensioner caught zooming down the motorway way over the speed limit has been banned from driving for just a week.

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What's it like to live in a blue plaque house?

09 April 2023
What's it like to live in a blue plaque house?

Kent is home to more than 400 blue plaques commemorating notable figures - but how do residents feel about living in a house honoured with one?

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Gallons of mud from development runs through village woodland

08 April 2023
Gallons of mud from development runs through village woodland

Concerns have been raised about gallons of mud sent flooding through a village woodland after developers allowed run-off to pour from their site.

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Dad yelled 'go back to ******* Poland' to PC from Greece

06 April 2023
Dad yelled 'go back to ******* Poland' to PC from Greece

A single father who told a Greek police officer to go back to “******* Poland” has been in court and admitted racially abusing her.

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Pop sensation on her journey from Kent schoolgirl to next big thing

04 April 2023
Pop sensation on her journey from Kent schoolgirl to next big thing

A singer who shot to fame thanks to TikTok and now rubs shoulders with the likes of Harry Styles says she still loves going to her local pub in Kent.

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Author reveals Kent inspiration behind classic children's book

03 April 2023
Author reveals Kent inspiration behind classic children's book

The author of popular children’s book The Storm Whale has revealed how a visit to Kent inspired the beloved story.

Teacher found with animal porn banned from working in schools

31 March 2023
Teacher found with animal porn banned from working in schools

A primary school teacher who downloaded extreme pornography involving animals has been banned from the profession.

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Green light for fast-food joint next to England’s oldest school

28 March 2023
Green light for fast-food joint next to England’s oldest school

A fast-food takeaway has been granted permission to open in a Grade II-listed property, despite concerns raised by heritage groups.

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Popular village pub closes just a year after grand reopening

24 March 2023
Popular village pub closes just a year after grand reopening

A village pub has closed just a year after its long-anticipated reopening under the leadership of a top-rated restaurant.

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Kent Police facing huge backlash over poster listing rape as 'non-emergency'

23 March 2023
Kent Police facing huge backlash over poster listing rape as 'non-emergency'

Prominent social media figures and campaigners have voiced their outrage after a Kent Police poster listed rape as a "non-emergency".

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'We got it wrong' - Cathedral u-turns on restricted access after backlash

21 March 2023
'We got it wrong' - Cathedral u-turns on restricted access after backlash

Residents will be able to use a historic entrance into a Cathedral after a successful campaign - but for the first time ever, they will have to pay.

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Anger as police poster lists rape as ‘non-emergency’

20 March 2023
Anger as police poster lists rape as ‘non-emergency’

A poster suggesting the police regard rape as a “non-emergency” has sparked outrage.

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'Monstrosity solar farm will damage historic heritage'

19 March 2023
'Monstrosity solar farm will damage historic heritage'

An MP has described plans for a huge solar farm as a 'monstrosity' after residents voiced fears over the loss of the area's farming heritage.

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Foal 'left to die' under hedge

17 March 2023
Foal 'left to die' under hedge

A seriously ill foal had to be cut free from from brambles after being found 'alone in the cold' under a hedge.

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Tragic mum's desperate attempts to call 999 before cliff-top fall

17 March 2023
Tragic mum's desperate attempts to call 999 before cliff-top fall

A teaching assistant described as "big-hearted" was found dead at the foot of cliffs after attempting to call 999 several times, an inquest heard.

Huge valuation for rare painting on Kent edition of Antiques Roadshow

16 March 2023
Huge valuation for rare painting on Kent edition of Antiques Roadshow

A previously unknown early artwork by famous painter David Hockney has been rediscovered during the filming of the Antique Roadshow in Kent.

Dispersal order issued in anti-social behaviour crackdown

15 March 2023
Dispersal order issued in anti-social behaviour crackdown

Police have brought into force a 24 hour dispersal order across a town centre following 'numerous incidents' of anti-social behaviour.

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