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Houses face demolition as plans for care home revealed

Houses face demolition as plans for care home revealed

11 June 2021

Developers want to knock down two homes on a main road to make way for a new 64-bed care home - but concerned residents have criticised the plans.

Sneak peek inside pub opening today

Sneak peek inside pub opening today

11 June 2021

A long-vacant drinking spot is set to reopen under a new owner - who says punters can expect a 'welcoming, traditional pub with quirky features'.

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'Stinking council estate rubbish so bad I want malaria jab'

'Stinking council estate rubbish so bad I want malaria jab'

11 June 2021

Disgusted residents on a council estate say they fear for their health as stinking waste continuously piles up outside communal bins.

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Bail extended after fatal crash which killed biker

Bail extended after fatal crash which killed biker

10 June 2021

A man arrested after a young biker was killed in a crash has had his bail extended.

Lost baby found crawling towards main road

Lost baby found crawling towards main road

10 June 2021

A man who scooped up a lost toddler he found crawling towards a main road - before reuniting the child with its mum - has been hailed a 'hero'.

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'Hero' helps mum find lost ring on beach with metal detector

'Hero' helps mum find lost ring on beach with metal detector

10 June 2021

A metal detectorist who helped find a heartbroken mum’s lost wedding rings has been hailed a hero for his efforts.

Dos and don'ts for driving with dogs in hot weather

Dos and don'ts for driving with dogs in hot weather

10 June 2021

If you're driving with your dog in the scorching hot weather here's how to avoid a fine, points on your licence or even jail.

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Abandoned dog with 'gunshot' wound fights for life

Abandoned dog with 'gunshot' wound fights for life

10 June 2021

An severely dehydrated dog found covered in maggots and badly wounded from a gunshot is fighting for its life.

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One of Kent’s most dedicated fundraisers hits £300k - here's how

One of Kent’s most dedicated fundraisers hits £300k - here's how

10 June 2021

One of the county’s most dedicated fundraisers has hit £300k, so we've taken a look back at his extraordinary efforts...

Mystery of £1 million note is solved

Mystery of £1 million note is solved

10 June 2021

The background to a £1 million note found by a litter picker has been revealed.

Work to finally begin on 400 parkside flats

Work to finally begin on 400 parkside flats

10 June 2021

Contractors are preparing to start work on a 400-flat development near a town centre – almost five years after the plans were approved.

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Kind gesture for police after officer attacked

Kind gesture for police after officer attacked

10 June 2021

Police patrols had a "pleasant surprise" left on their car after one of their officers was attacked.

Football boss wants end of 'taking the knee'

Football boss wants end of 'taking the knee'

10 June 2021

The chairman of Kent's only football league club says the practice of taking a knee has become counter productive and is alienating fans.

Prince Philip's belongings to go on display

Prince Philip's belongings to go on display

10 June 2021

Robes, a wedding invitation and private journal are among 150 items going on display to mark the life of Prince Philip, who would have been 100 today.

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'Sewage smell is making restaurants lose business'

'Sewage smell is making restaurants lose business'

09 June 2021

Disgruntled business owners say they are being plagued by smells from a broken sewage pipe in a town centre.

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Outrage after crash tribute stolen

Outrage after crash tribute stolen

09 June 2021

A tribute to a cyclist who died in a crash has been stolen, prompting fury among residents.

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Travellers barricade themselves in and erect 'no parking' sign

Travellers barricade themselves in and erect 'no parking' sign

09 June 2021

Travellers have locked themselves in at a site and asked the public not to park in front of the gate.

New 4G speeds at beach can 'help saves lives'

New 4G speeds at beach can 'help saves lives'

09 June 2021

Visitors to the beaches in part of Kent this summer can expect faster internet speeds on their phone in case they need to call emergency services.

Man in court after police officer headbutted

Man in court after police officer headbutted

08 June 2021

A man has appeared in court after a police officer was "violently headbutted" and needed hospital treatment.

New special needs school planned for town

New special needs school planned for town

08 June 2021

A special needs school which would help 50 children and employ 32 staff is hoping to open this summer.

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