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Hospice at risk of closure

Hospice at risk of closure

02 April 2020

A hospice faces an uncertain future, after its funding stream dried up because of coronavirus- the boss said in a dire warning.

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The diary of a shop-worker during coronavirus madness

The diary of a shop-worker during coronavirus madness

02 April 2020

What is it like dealing with angry and rude shoppers? A Tesco manager shares an eye-opening extract from her no-holds barred diary from the frontline.

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Life as an addict during lockdown

Life as an addict during lockdown

02 April 2020

A recovering alcoholic have spoken about adapting to the lockdown while one charity is adapting to the unique challenge it poses.

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Sewing scrubs for the NHS

Sewing scrubs for the NHS

01 April 2020

A newly-established group is encouraging people to sew uniforms for medical staff.

Thousands raised for NHS frontline workers

Thousands raised for NHS frontline workers

01 April 2020

Grateful members of the public have donated thousands to help support staff at key Kent hospitals working on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Firefighters move obese people once every two days

Firefighters move obese people once every two days

01 April 2020

Firefighters in Kent had to rescue obese people once every two days last year - and even invested in special dummies to help with training.

Private hospitals take in NHS patients

Private hospitals take in NHS patients

31 March 2020

The county's private hospitals are working with the NHS, as the service frees up capacity for coronavirus patients.

Pharmacies to close for lunch to cope with virus demand

Pharmacies to close for lunch to cope with virus demand

31 March 2020

Various stores will shut intermittently across the county to give staff a break and allow them to restock.

Couple trapped in Cyprus 'relieved' to finally get home

Couple trapped in Cyprus 'relieved' to finally get home

31 March 2020

A Kent couple who were stuck in Cyprus for nearly a month have finally made it back to the UK.

'It just gives them one less thing to worry about'

'It just gives them one less thing to worry about'

31 March 2020

More than £1,500 has been raised to help NHS staff have a meal during this stressful period.

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'A wonderful show of appreciation for the heroes of the nation'

'A wonderful show of appreciation for the heroes of the nation'

31 March 2020

Tributes and thank you notes have been left outside a Kent hospital for the NHS workers battling coronavirus.

Engineering firm helping build life-saving ventilators

Engineering firm helping build life-saving ventilators

30 March 2020

A Kent company has joined Mercedes F1, Ford and more in producing ventilators to help fight Covid-19.

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COVID-19: 'Pregnant women still need help.'

COVID-19: 'Pregnant women still need help.'

29 March 2020

The Royal College of Midwives warns that the coronavirus crisis is having a squeeze on services for expectant mothers.

Another 50 coronavirus cases in Kent

Another 50 coronavirus cases in Kent

28 March 2020

There has been another jump in the number of coronavirus cases in Kent, bringing the total to 280.

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Company offers free wedding to an NHS hero

Company offers free wedding to an NHS hero

28 March 2020

Chic Wedding and Events is asking people to nominate NHS heroes for the chance to win a free wedding.

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'I can go home and see my babies'

'I can go home and see my babies'

28 March 2020

A pregnant mum who was desperately fighting for her unborn baby's life is to return home after successfully battling coronavirus.

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Hospitals triple number of critical care beds

Hospitals triple number of critical care beds

28 March 2020

Cancelling non-urgent theatres and moving services to private hospitals are just some of the measures put in place to help the NHS fight coronavirus.

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Rainbows are springing up all over Kent

Rainbows are springing up all over Kent

27 March 2020

More rainbows have been appearing all over Kent to show support to health and care staff and essential workers. Do we have yours in our album?

How an old age support charity is helping

How an old age support charity is helping

27 March 2020

At a time when the elderly are most vulnerable, a charity is really stepping up to the plate.

Here's how to get help in Folkestone, Hythe & Romney Marsh

Here's how to get help in Folkestone, Hythe & Romney Marsh

27 March 2020

Hundreds of volunteers are providing support at three new community hubs set up to help the most vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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