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40 beach huts torn down as part of seafront makeover

25 September 2020
40 beach huts torn down as part of seafront makeover

Forty beach chalets have been demolished and wooden ones will replace them as part of a seafront rejuvenation project.

14-year-old launches beauty brand

25 September 2020
14-year-old launches beauty brand

A teenage entrepreneur turned lockdown boredom into a new business venture by launching her own beauty range.

The four areas in Kent where infection rate is rising

24 September 2020
The four areas in Kent where infection rate is rising

New coronavirus cases are rising in four areas of the county, despite Kent's infection rate remaining much lower than the UK's.

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New homes at ex-hospital given go-ahead

24 September 2020
New homes at ex-hospital given go-ahead

Thirty-eight new homes will be built at a former hospital, while a further 14 will be built on the land next to it.

Bride re-arranges wedding with two days notice

23 September 2020
Bride re-arranges wedding with two days notice

A bride-to-be has hit out at the latest Covid-19 restrictions, and rearranged her wedding in two days, so more than 15 people can attend.

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Man jailed after police find five illegal guns

23 September 2020
Man jailed after police find five illegal guns

A man has been locked up after police discovered two shotguns, two revolvers and a handgun at his home address.

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Road closed after serious collision

23 September 2020
Road closed after serious collision

Motorists are being advised to avoid an area following a serious collision this afternoon, which has left a road closed.

Suspected burglars arrested after late night pharmacy raid

23 September 2020
Suspected burglars arrested after late night pharmacy raid

Two men have been arrested and a knife seized following an investigation into a break-in at a pharmacy.

Meeting will 'address concerns' over barracks used for asylum seekers

23 September 2020
Meeting will 'address concerns' over barracks used for asylum seekers

A council is organising a community meeting to address any questions residents have about military barracks being used to house asylum seekers.

Almost 400 people cross Channel in 26 boats

23 September 2020
Almost 400 people cross Channel in 26 boats

Hundereds of asylum seekers in 26 boats made their way across the Channel to reach the UK.

Police called to large gathering find dead horse

23 September 2020
Police called to large gathering find dead horse

Police were called following reports of a large gathering and discovered a dead horse in the road.

Plans to save former theatre and build flats above it are approved

23 September 2020
Plans to save former theatre and build flats above it are approved

Ambitious plans to restore a former theatre and tearoom and create 91 apartments above it have been given the go-ahead.

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Police called to barracks used to house asylum seekers

22 September 2020
Police called to barracks used to house asylum seekers

Officers were called to military barracks being used to house asylum seekers after a drone was seen hovering overhead.

Single case of Covid-19 confirmed at school

21 September 2020
Single case of Covid-19 confirmed at school

A letter has been sent to parents and some children have been told to stay home following a confirmed case of coronavirus at a secondary school.

Headteachers' 'concerned' over barracks used to house asylum seekers

21 September 2020
Headteachers' 'concerned' over barracks used to house asylum seekers

An MP says constituents, including two headteachers, have contacted him with concerns over plans to house 400 asylum seekers in military barracks.

Plans for 38 more homes at historic hospital

20 September 2020
Plans for 38 more homes at historic hospital

A new scheme to create a mix of houses and flats on land at a former hospital are expected to be given the go-ahead.

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Warning after distraction thieves flee with cash and jewellery

18 September 2020
Warning after distraction thieves flee with cash and jewellery

A warning has been issued by police after men claiming to be from the water company entered two homes during alleged distraction burglaries.

Edwardian theatre set to become eye-catching apartment block

18 September 2020
Edwardian theatre set to become eye-catching apartment block

Plans to restore a former theatre and create a nine-storey apartment block above it are due at planning and set to be approved.

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Town's Banksy is back!

17 September 2020
Town's Banksy is back!

A one of a kind street painting by Banksy has returned to its home town, six years after it was first unveiled.

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Fears 'excessive' dust from seafront development will make lives 'unbearable'

17 September 2020
Fears 'excessive' dust from seafront development will make lives 'unbearable'

Residents say their homes and cars have been left covered in dust coming from a new housing development being built on the beach.

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