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One-way system will be 'absolute bedlam'

One-way system will be 'absolute bedlam'

This summer's transformation of a major Kent route has been labelled 'utterly daft' by those who fear it will simply worsen congestion.

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Open-air public urinals plan to stop people weeing in high street

Open-air public urinals plan to stop people weeing in high street

Council bosses are to consider installing French-style 'pissoir' toilets to stop people urinating in the high street.

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Rooftop steak restaurant to open at Easter

Rooftop steak restaurant to open at Easter

A long-awaited rooftop restaurant is poised to open for the first time this Easter after an operator for the prime location was secured.

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Weekend dispersal order in place after officer assaulted

Weekend dispersal order in place after officer assaulted

Police have put a dispersal order in place across a city centre to help crack down on crime following an incident in which an officer was assaulted.

'I went to Kent danger park at night and was told I'd be stabbed'

'I went to Kent danger park at night and was told I'd be stabbed'

As fears grow that not enough is being done to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in a Kent park, our reporter paid a night-time visit...

Thief threw bottle at shop worker and spat in police officers' faces

Thief threw bottle at shop worker and spat in police officers' faces

A prolific shoplifter assaulted a shop worker, spat in the faces of two police officers and urinated on his cell door.

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Huge £6k painting stolen from gallery in broad daylight

Huge £6k painting stolen from gallery in broad daylight

Police are investigating after a man stole an expensive painting - roughly the size of a door - from an art shop in broad daylight.

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Teen arrested after officer assaulted near McDonald's

Teen arrested after officer assaulted near McDonald's

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of both possession of a knife and assaulting an emergency worker after a high street incident.

Death of teen 'full of hopes and dreams' was tragic accident

Death of teen 'full of hopes and dreams' was tragic accident

An "intelligent, spiritual and thoughtful" 18-year-old died after taking strong painkillers in a tragic accident.

Fears as violent gangs continue to prowl Kent park

Fears as violent gangs continue to prowl Kent park

Violence still plagues a historic park a decade after it was branded 'a magnet for crime', with innocent passersby subjected to terrifying muggings.

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Police called to disturbance in busy high street

Police called to disturbance in busy high street

Two police cars, a van and several officers have been called to a high street following reports of a disturbance.

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School defies rule change by keeping face masks in class

School defies rule change by keeping face masks in class

A Kent secondary school has defied the government's ending of Plan B restrictions by asking pupils to continue wearing masks.

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Paedophile rumbled after children's wellies found at his home

Paedophile rumbled after children's wellies found at his home

A convicted sex offender was caught having children stay at his house after police spotted wellies and a backpack during a surprise visit.

Kent Cricket's 2022 fixtures announced

Kent Cricket's 2022 fixtures announced

Kent’s fixtures for the 2022 season have been announced – but there won’t be any county cricket at Tunbridge Wells this summer.

Former car dealership of 117 years to get 'new lease of life'

Former car dealership of 117 years to get 'new lease of life'

A prime high street spot occupied by a car dealership for decades is to have a change of use for the first time in more than a century.

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'The air ambulance saved my life'

'The air ambulance saved my life'

A boy left in a coma after he was knocked down by a car outside his home has been named ambassador of the charity that helped keep him alive.

Candles to be lit in memory of Dan

Candles to be lit in memory of Dan

People are invited to light a candle tonight in memory of Dan Venes, who has been confirmed dead in France five months after he went missing in Kent.

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Dad shot by police after stabbing daughter sues NHS for £1m

Dad shot by police after stabbing daughter sues NHS for £1m

A psychotic dad who stabbed his own daughter before being shot down by police is suing the NHS for allegedly botching his mental health treatment.

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AA blasted in row over 'not prioritising lone women'

AA blasted in row over 'not prioritising lone women'

A breakdown recovery firm has been at the centre of a row on Twitter over whether lone women should be given priority for roadside assistance.

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City's new boss says club's caretaker management team have laid strong foundations

City's new boss says club's caretaker management team have laid strong foundations

New Canterbury City boss Keith Bird has praised the club’s caretaker management team for the foundations they have laid during their time in charge.

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