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Dad, 35, given weeks to live after three-year cancer battle

Dad, 35, given weeks to live after three-year cancer battle

21 May 2024

A dad-of-two is hoping to make more memories with his little girls after receiving a “devastating” cancer diagnosis.

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Is £600k roundabout ‘waste of money’ or ‘the best it’s ever been’?

Is £600k roundabout ‘waste of money’ or ‘the best it’s ever been’?

21 May 2024

Motorists have had their say on the first-of-its-kind turbo roundabout after work on the revamp is completed.

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Petrol stations losing ‘thousands upon thousands’ as four in five fuel thieves evade police

Petrol stations losing ‘thousands upon thousands’ as four in five fuel thieves evade police

21 May 2024

Forecourt operators say they feel “helpless” to stop “drive-offs” as shock new figures uncovered by KentOnline reveal the huge cost of fuel thefts.

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Holiday park's hygiene turnaround after mouldy fridge discovered

Holiday park's hygiene turnaround after mouldy fridge discovered

20 May 2024

A Holiday park cleaned up its act after inspectors discovered a mouldy fridge and raw meat next to ready-to-eat food.

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Baby boy with Down’s Syndrome makes history after famous pilgrimage

Baby boy with Down’s Syndrome makes history after famous pilgrimage

20 May 2024

A nine-month-old tot has broken a record by completing the legendary Camino de Santiago pilgrimage through Spain.

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‘On your bike’: Hundreds join charity cycle ride

‘On your bike’: Hundreds join charity cycle ride

20 May 2024

More than 430 people joined in a “fantastic” charity cycle ride with the youngest being an almost one year old rider.

Tournaments raise £15k in memory of ‘football mad’ 22-year-old

Tournaments raise £15k in memory of ‘football mad’ 22-year-old

20 May 2024

A series of football tournaments started by a family remembering their brother has raised thousands while raising awareness of mental health.

Opening date revealed as town's market to finally return after three years

Opening date revealed as town's market to finally return after three years

20 May 2024

Stallholders will be back in business after losing their town centre pitches three years ago.

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Joanna Lumley visits village church ahead of its ‘transformation’

Joanna Lumley visits village church ahead of its ‘transformation’

20 May 2024

Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley offered her support to help raise vital funds to upgrade and extend a historic church.

Owner’s sadness after classic Ford stolen from driveway

Owner’s sadness after classic Ford stolen from driveway

20 May 2024

The owner of a classic Ford Escort worth up to £15k says he can’t believe it has gone after it was stolen from his driveway.

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Former guide dog has surgery to prevent blindness

Former guide dog has surgery to prevent blindness

20 May 2024

A former guide dog has undergone eye surgery to prevent her going blind.

Day of police action targets town’s problem areas

Day of police action targets town’s problem areas

20 May 2024

Patrols visited anti-social behaviour hotspots after concerns were raised by residents but police say there’s been a fall in reports of problems.

Bank branch shut for more than three weeks

Bank branch shut for more than three weeks

20 May 2024

A high street bank branch has closed for a three-week refurbishment which will include the installation of new state-of-the-art cash machines.

Couple who transformed ‘horrendous’ hotel and bar selling up for £1.3m

Couple who transformed ‘horrendous’ hotel and bar selling up for £1.3m

20 May 2024

A couple who transformed a grotty hotel and bar into a five-star bed and breakfast worth £1.3 million say the time has come to sell up.

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'I thought I was going to die - now I've opened a smoothie bar'

'I thought I was going to die - now I've opened a smoothie bar'

20 May 2024

A tattoo artist has opened a smoothie bar offering healthy beverages after a brutal battle with Covid left him struggling to eat solids.

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Nursery boss brands Ofsted ‘a shambles’ after lowest rating possible

Nursery boss brands Ofsted ‘a shambles’ after lowest rating possible

20 May 2024

A disgusted nursery boss has branded Ofsted “a shambles” after receiving the lowest rating possible in every area.

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‘We don’t want to have security guards outside our libraries’

‘We don’t want to have security guards outside our libraries’

20 May 2024

The number of reports of anti-social behaviour in libraries has been on the rise and staff are working hard to protect these safe spaces.

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‘Comments about my appearance have made me extremely uncomfortable’

‘Comments about my appearance have made me extremely uncomfortable’

19 May 2024

A female councillor has called for a reset in behaviour after suffering online abuse.

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Motorists fear ‘nightmare roadworks’ coinciding with M2 slip closure

Motorists fear ‘nightmare roadworks’ coinciding with M2 slip closure

19 May 2024

People living along a road that’s likely being used as a rat run during a motorway slip closure are preparing for more roadworks in the area.

The Kent family worth £17 billion soaring to 6th on UK rich list

The Kent family worth £17 billion soaring to 6th on UK rich list

19 May 2024

A Kent-based family whose wealth has rocketed by almost £9 billion in the past year are now sixth on the UK rich list.

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