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Top gastropub plans for village boozer

Top gastropub plans for village boozer

The man behind a popular cocktail bar plans to “inject new life” into a village pub and has visions of making it “one of the best” in Kent.

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Pub offers £250 for 'weirdest talent'

Pub offers £250 for 'weirdest talent'

A big cash prize is being offered for the most bizarre talent on show at a pub contest.

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'Everything must go' as huge Mothercare shuts today

'Everything must go' as huge Mothercare shuts today

All stock at Mothercare must be gone by today as staff and shoppers prepare to say goodbye to the doomed baby goods retailer.

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The best takeaway in your town - and why TripAdvisor is wrong

The best takeaway in your town - and why TripAdvisor is wrong

Kent's top takeouts have been ranked by TripAdvisor - but here's our view on the best places to pick up grub where you live.

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Woman held down in car in terrifying robbery

Woman held down in car in terrifying robbery

Two men have carried out a night-time robbery which saw a woman held down while her handbag and purse were stolen.

Follow Keyte's lead

Follow Keyte's lead

Joint-boss Chris Woollcott says Danny Keyte’s work-rate epitomises what Canterbury City’s new-look management team are after from their side.

Popular restaurant gets 1-star hygiene rating

Popular restaurant gets 1-star hygiene rating

A hygiene inspector says the food safety record book at a Chinese restaurant was so dirty that they were reluctant to touch it.

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New homes mean primary must double places

New homes mean primary must double places

Schools are set to increase their capacity by as much as twofold in order to cater for children living at new housing developments.

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Search for coach continues

Search for coach continues

Kent have still to appoint a batting coach but the club have confirmed that Jonathan Trott did not apply.

'I was scared for my spiders - we could have died'

'I was scared for my spiders - we could have died'

A mum believes her teenage sons and pet spiders could have been killed after their smoke alarm failed to warn them of a washing machine fire.

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'Mummy is not going to be around any more'

'Mummy is not going to be around any more'

A devastated dad of two young children had been planning to propose to his 20-year-old girlfriend - who died just three weeks after giving birth.

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Train delays after thieves steal cable

Train delays after thieves steal cable

High speed services are delayed after thieves ripped up 250 metres of telecoms cable.

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Pet spiders rescued from house fire

Pet spiders rescued from house fire

A faulty washing machine caused a blaze that firefighters had to rescue pet spiders from.

Huge Debenhams store redevelopment gets the go-ahead

Huge Debenhams store redevelopment gets the go-ahead

Work could start next month on transforming a city centre retail site after planners gave the scheme the green light.

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Three police officers attacked in city centre

Three police officers attacked in city centre

Two men were arrested after three police officers were attacked in a high street - leaving one with facial injuries.

Mum's bullying claims after daughter's suicide

Mum's bullying claims after daughter's suicide

The mother of a talented PhD student who took her own life told a inquest she was bullied by colleagues about her state education.

Klaassen signs new Kent deal

Klaassen signs new Kent deal

Dutch international Fred Klaassen is hoping to continue to improve his game with Kent after penning a new one-year contract.

D-Day for Debenhams as planners vote on ambitious redevelopment

D-Day for Debenhams as planners vote on ambitious redevelopment

A £25 million revamp of a doomed Debenhams store is expected to get the go-ahead.

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‘Foolish loyalty’ of daughter to dad in crash cover-up

‘Foolish loyalty’ of daughter to dad in crash cover-up

A journalism student has narrowly avoided prison after attempting to cover up for her dad's driving blunder.

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Mystery after body found in woods

Mystery after body found in woods

Police have been knocking door-to-door with a photograph following the discovery of a body in a woodland.

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