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Demand grows to clear fly-tipping

14 April 2021
Demand grows to clear fly-tipping

Pressure has been put on Kent County Council to clear a large heap of rubbish dumped near a travellers' site.

First look inside town's 'mini Silicon Valley'

14 April 2021
First look inside town's 'mini Silicon Valley'

A new co-working space has opened in a town centre in place of a former Magistrates' Court and police station.

Pete Bennett pays emotional tribute to late Nikki Grahame

14 April 2021
Pete Bennett pays emotional tribute to late Nikki Grahame

A former Big Brother winner has paid tribute to his co-star and close friend who passed away after a long battle with an eating disorder.

Local Labour branch hands back Covid cash

14 April 2021
Local Labour branch hands back Covid cash

A local political party which received an automatic payout of a small business grant worth thousands says it has handed it back.

Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl team up for lockdown track

14 April 2021
Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl team up for lockdown track

A Kent rock and roll legend has joined forces with another musical icon for a surprise new collaborative single charting life in lockdown.

Are you paying the most to get your garden waste collected?

14 April 2021
Are you paying the most to get your garden waste collected?

Latest figures reveal the two areas in Kent which are the hardest hit by garden waste collection service costs.

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Time to have a mini adventure

14 April 2021
Time to have a mini adventure

Mini golf sites are among the attractions reopening, or opening for the first time. Here's seven to get some friendly competition going, crazy style.

Plans for 233 new homes at ex-quarry

13 April 2021
Plans for 233 new homes at ex-quarry

The first image showing how a proposed housing development at a former quarry could look has been released as plans are submitted.

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Five-car crash on A2

13 April 2021
Five-car crash on A2

An incident involving several vehicles had caused congestion on the busy road.

Shopper's appalling outburst caught on camera

13 April 2021
Shopper's appalling outburst caught on camera

A robber has been jailed after admitting a string of offences, including threatening a shop worker with a knife.

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Can we ever dig our way out of potholes crisis?

13 April 2021
Can we ever dig our way out of potholes crisis?

Every spring potholes emerge but the annual blitz to fill them in may only be keeping many of our roads from death's door.

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Bikers issued final warning

12 April 2021
Bikers issued final warning

Bikers caught riding in a country park illegally have been issued a final warning by police before their vehicles are seized.

Car smashed by rocks thrown from motorway bridge

12 April 2021
Car smashed by rocks thrown from motorway bridge

A woman's car was damaged after rocks hurled from a motorway bridge smashed into her windscreen.

Car fire on the A2

12 April 2021
Car fire on the A2

Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze on a motorway after a vehicle went up in flames.

Muslims prepare for their second Ramadan amid pandemic

12 April 2021
Muslims prepare for their second Ramadan amid pandemic

Faith leaders and students have been explaining the positive and negative changes they expect to face as they prepare to fast throughout the month.

The Playmate mum of eight

12 April 2021
The Playmate mum of eight

The 'Queen' of her own historic Kent abbey and model realised a dream of becoming a Playboy covergirl in lockdown, and after having her eighth child.

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BBC urged to scrap theme park plans

11 April 2021
BBC urged to scrap theme park plans

Campaigners are calling on the BBC to withdraw its involvement in controversial plans for the UK's largest theme park over wildlife concerns.

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Antisocial motorists targeted by police

11 April 2021
Antisocial motorists targeted by police

A dispersal order has been put in place to tackle motorists 'driving in a dangerous manner' after multiple reports to police.

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Fly-tipped asbestos prompts road closure

09 April 2021
Fly-tipped asbestos prompts road closure

A country lane has been closed for up to two weeks while teams remove flytipped asbestos from a road close to a notorious dumping ground.

All lanes reopen towards Dartford Crossing

09 April 2021
All lanes reopen towards Dartford Crossing

Lane closures have now been lifted after traffic was brought to a halt due to several incidents on the approach to the Dartford Tunnel.

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