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Boats land on beach in bad weather

09 May 2021
Boats land on beach in bad weather

Three small boats containing around 50 asylum seekers landed in Kent during high winds yesterday.

Yacht rescued after running aground

08 May 2021
Yacht rescued after running aground

Volunteers from the RNLI were called out in force 7 winds to rescue a yacht after it ran aground.

MPs ask university bosses to reconsider closure plans

08 May 2021
MPs ask university bosses to reconsider closure plans

MPs have expressed their disappointment and sadness over the decision to close a Kent university.

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Police called to cliff top after boat lands on beach

08 May 2021
Police called to cliff top after boat lands on beach

A group of asylum seekers were seen being led to safety after a small boat landed on a beach this morning during high winds.

KCC election results for Folkestone and Hythe

07 May 2021
KCC election results for Folkestone and Hythe

All results for the KCC election for Folkestone and Hythe district are now in, with a green seat being replaced by a blue one.

'He should not be approached'

07 May 2021
'He should not be approached'

An appeal has been launched to find a man wanted in connection with a violent assault and who could be staying in Kent.

Three men charged over graffiti

06 May 2021
Three men charged over graffiti

Three men will appear in court after cars and homes were allegedly tagged with spray paint and graffiti.

What a catch! Man's amazement over landing 3ft carp

06 May 2021
What a catch! Man's amazement over landing 3ft carp

An angler was amazed when he caught his first fish from a canal...and it turned out to be a whopper of a carp.

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Residents warned about changes to bin collection days and times

05 May 2021
Residents warned about changes to bin collection days and times

Changes are being made to a waste collection service's routes, times and days in order to make it more "streamlined and reliable".

Officers rescue man from burning building

04 May 2021
Officers rescue man from burning building

Two officers have been praised after they helped rescue a man from a burning building.

Shocking video shows people shivering under blankets in border vessel

30 April 2021
Shocking video shows people shivering under blankets in border vessel

Footage shows the moment more people – including women and children – are brought to safety having taken a dangerous journey to cross the Channel.

Town's re-brand for Sex Pistols series

30 April 2021
Town's re-brand for Sex Pistols series

A Kent town has been re-named as part of the filming for a new TV show about the Sex Pistols.

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Relief as surgery stays open after closure threat

29 April 2021
Relief as surgery stays open after closure threat

Patients are pleased to hear a doctor's surgery that was facing an uncertain future will definitely remain open.

Flats plan for graffiti-covered empty pub

28 April 2021
Flats plan for graffiti-covered empty pub

Plans to transform a run-down vacant pub into 12 apartments have prompted fears from neighbours about parking.

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Councillors 'torn' over dog walking site

27 April 2021
Councillors 'torn' over dog walking site

A decision on whether a 'highly valued' dog walking field can remain open has been postponed.

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New homes for town's rough sleepers opens

23 April 2021
New homes for town's rough sleepers opens

Nine new long-term homes for those experiencing homelessness have now opened in a town centre.

Fishing line recycling bins will help protect wildlife

23 April 2021
Fishing line recycling bins will help protect wildlife

Fishing line recycling bins have been installed at two beaches in an attempt to protect wildlife amid the release of the Seaspiracy documentary.

Restaurant owners 'prepare for future' with flats plan

23 April 2021
Restaurant owners 'prepare for future' with flats plan

A future 'contingency plan' could see a long-standing restaurant turned into flats... but for now the owners have no plans to shut up shop.

Covid cases creep up in five areas as restrictions eased

22 April 2021
Covid cases creep up in five areas as restrictions eased

Covid-19 cases have risen in five areas - but rates in the county remain well below the national average.

Gang in 'hooded tops' hunted after electric bike is stolen

22 April 2021
Gang in 'hooded tops' hunted after electric bike is stolen

A police investigation has been launched after an electric bike and computers were reportedly stolen from a home.

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