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Burglar on the run after leaping from dock and fleeing court

Burglar on the run after leaping from dock and fleeing court

05 April 2024

Police have launched a manhunt for a burglar who distracted a dock officer before bolting for the courtroom door and escaping.

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'Bluey's theatre show is joyful, moving and all-too-relatable'

'Bluey's theatre show is joyful, moving and all-too-relatable'

05 April 2024

Bluey’s Big Play, which comes to Kent this week, is every bit as hilarious, joyful and moving as the hugely-popular TV series, writes our reviewer.

Dad who thought girlfriend was cheating swapped her medication for laxatives

Dad who thought girlfriend was cheating swapped her medication for laxatives

05 April 2024

A dad-of-five who suspected his long-term girlfriend was cheating on him swapped her medication for laxatives.

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Grease is the word

Grease is the word

05 April 2024

Calling all T-Birds and Pink Ladies! Record-breaking musical Grease is back on the road with a new nationwide tour.

‘Priceless’ or ‘waste of money’? We speak to commuters as park and ride reopens

‘Priceless’ or ‘waste of money’? We speak to commuters as park and ride reopens

05 April 2024

Commuters have expressed their delight at the return of a “priceless” park and ride service - although critics still believe it is a “waste of money”

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Opening date for new Costa Coffee on former roadside diner site

Opening date for new Costa Coffee on former roadside diner site

04 April 2024

Kent’s latest Costa Coffee branch is set to open this month, filling a unit once occupied by a roadside diner.

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University vice-chancellor resigns

University vice-chancellor resigns

04 April 2024

The vice-chancellor of the University of Kent is stepping down, following a turbulent year for the institution, which has recently axed six courses.

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'Nothing to hide' as councillor declarations probed after anonymous email

'Nothing to hide' as councillor declarations probed after anonymous email

04 April 2024

Two councillors are facing claims they should have declared stakes in firms they own after what one has branded a “politically motivated” complaint.

Call for budding Kent actors to star in bare-knuckle brawl on Amazon Prime

Call for budding Kent actors to star in bare-knuckle brawl on Amazon Prime

03 April 2024

Filmmakers are searching for budding actors to star in a bare-knuckle brawl for a gangster film hoping to “put Kent on the map”.

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Baby death scandal parents ‘must be shown more compassion’

Baby death scandal parents ‘must be shown more compassion’

03 April 2024

An expert who led an investigation into baby deaths says families being told to prove liability by the trust shows a lack of compassion from the NHS.

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No arrests two months after teenage boy ‘raped in park toilets’

No arrests two months after teenage boy ‘raped in park toilets’

03 April 2024

Police are yet to make any arrests after a teenage boy was reportedly raped in a park’s public toilet but say they have several lines of inquiry open.

Comedian Iain Stirling heads out on UK tour

Comedian Iain Stirling heads out on UK tour

03 April 2024

The Love Island narrator is stepping out of the voiceover booth and onto the stage with his biggest stand-up tour to date.

High street reopens after lorry crashes into building

High street reopens after lorry crashes into building

02 April 2024

Traffic is clearing as a high street reopens after a lorry collided with a building in the area.

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Micky Flanagan adds Kent date to intimate tour

Micky Flanagan adds Kent date to intimate tour

02 April 2024

The record-breaking comedian will perform a handful of stand-up dates at UK theatres this month. Here’s how to get tickets.

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‘If there’s anything in your rear-view mirror – you take your life in your hands’

‘If there’s anything in your rear-view mirror – you take your life in your hands’

02 April 2024

Drivers are being forced to take their lives into their own hands by using a dangerous junction on the A2, it is claimed.

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Kent church hosts Songs of Praise at Easter

Kent church hosts Songs of Praise at Easter

31 March 2024

A Kent church hosts BBC One’s Songs of Praise this Easter Sunday, presented by Aled Jones.

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‘I stole from Waitrose because I was on sick leave and had no money’

‘I stole from Waitrose because I was on sick leave and had no money’

31 March 2024

A woman who stole more than £500 worth of alcohol from Waitrose claimed she was desperate for cash because she was on sick leave.

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How these Kent theatres got their names

How these Kent theatres got their names

31 March 2024

From notable performers to historic landmarks, there are some fascinating stories behind the names of our favourite theatres.

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Traditional pub turned into Italian restaurant 'in order to survive'

Traditional pub turned into Italian restaurant 'in order to survive'

30 March 2024

The owner of a struggling traditional pub revealed he was forced to transform the spot into a restaurant to survive.

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Actors bare all in new Full Monty tour

Actors bare all in new Full Monty tour

30 March 2024

Soap stars and reality TV champs are stripping down to the nuddy in a touring production of the British cult classic.

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