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Dads and sons rise to Channel challenge

 Dads and sons rise to Channel challenge

11 September 2013

Two fathers and sons from Dover have set a new category for cross-Channel relay swims – and hope that others may follow their example.

Cat loses eye in vicious attack

Cat loses eye in vicious attack

11 September 2013

A pet cat needed to have her eye removed following a violent attack by thugs in Ashford.

Taxpayers' face repair bill after dogs chew swings

Taxpayers' face repair bill after dogs chew swings

11 September 2013

Dog owners are allowing their animals to chew playground equipment to strengthen their jaws causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage.

That’s more than an armful…

That’s more than an armful…

11 September 2013

A woman who has been donating blood for 40 years has been honoured.

Successful launch of replica of Dover's Bronze Age boat

Successful launch of replica of Dover's Bronze Age boat

08 September 2013

The half-size replica of Dover's Bronze Age boat has been successfully launched at Dover.

Fancy that! Injured dog's prosthetic limbs cost up to £12k

Fancy that! Injured dog's prosthetic limbs cost up to £12k

08 September 2013

A fundraising campaign has been launched to buy prosthetic limbs costing up to £12,000 for a stray dog called Fancy

A bet beamed from space – what are the odds?

A bet beamed from space – what are the odds?

05 September 2013

A Kent punter has defied the odds to become the first person to place a bet... from space!

Homeless mum forced to sleep in tent

Homeless mum forced to sleep in tent

05 September 2013

A mother-of-five left homeless after a disagreement with her landlord has been living in a tent next to a fishing lake.

'Flying saucer' lands in Kent

'Flying saucer' lands in Kent

04 September 2013

A pair of Frenchmen made aviation history today after completing the world's first cross-channel electric air balloon flight.

Figures show town experienced best summer since 1996

Figures show town experienced best summer since 1996

04 September 2013

The News Extra's very own 'weatherman' has filed his report for August, revealing some interesting facts.

Uni students' Pickles prank

Uni students' Pickles prank

03 September 2013

Students from Folkestone have taken to the road in the US... with a cardboard cut-out of government minister Eric Pickles.

One sandwich short of a picnic?

One sandwich short of a picnic?

03 September 2013

A phantom bread dumper has struck in Tunbridge Wells... maybe he mistook the town for Sandwich!

Shop owner's 'sabotage' claim after dead mouse found on shelf

Shop owner's 'sabotage' claim after dead mouse found on shelf

02 September 2013

A woman claims she has been set up by a rival business after her off licence was closed when hygiene inspectors found a decomposing mouse on a shelf.

The £1-a-day commuter

The £1-a-day commuter

02 September 2013

Meet the electric car driver with a commute to London that costs him just a pound a day - as dozens more charging points are to be set up across Kent.

Family's lasting tribute to shooting victim

Family's lasting tribute to shooting victim

31 August 2013

Grieving relatives of a man killed in the street by a woman with a shotgun have created a lasting legacy to him... with a series of tattoos.

Get me to the church... online!

Get me to the church... online!

31 August 2013

A couple's wedding is going global today - as the ceremony is being beamed worldwide on a live internet stream.

Biscuits that came with added crunch

Biscuits that came with added crunch

30 August 2013

An investigation has been launched after a couple's pack of Rich Tea biscuits contained a sharp surprise - a shard of plastic.

Howzat? Maasai warriors take on Gurkha soldiers at cricket

Howzat? Maasai warriors take on Gurkha soldiers at cricket

30 August 2013

An unusual cricket match turned heads... when Gurkha soldiers played a match against a team of Maasai warriors at a Kent barracks.

Christmas is coming! Festive lights switched on... in height of summer

Christmas is coming! Festive lights switched on... in height of summer

30 August 2013

It might only be August, but find out which Kent town has already turned on some of its Christmas lights.

Sisters' race hate horror as old meat thrown into garden

Sisters' race hate horror as old meat thrown into garden

30 August 2013

Two Muslim sisters claim they are victims of a 13-year race hate campaign in which pork fat and fish heads have been thrown into their garden.

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