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Annual makeover of divisive landmark branded 'best one yet'

Annual makeover of divisive landmark branded 'best one yet'

18 December 2021

A mystery resident has struck again and continued a Kent town's favourite Christmas tradition.

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Santa is back after attack

Santa is back after attack

15 December 2021

A town's Santa Claus is back on the road after a drunk threatened to punch him on his sleigh.

House goes all out with lights to raise money for charity

House goes all out with lights to raise money for charity

13 December 2021

A family of five has decorated their house with more than £1,000 of lights to support a local children's charity.

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'I will not let my late wife's artwork be forgotten'

'I will not let my late wife's artwork be forgotten'

13 December 2021

A widower has told of his mission to ensure his late wife’s huge body of artwork and poetry is not forgotten.

'We may never know name of man found dead at sea'

'We may never know name of man found dead at sea'

13 December 2021

As RNLI crews prepare to be on-call throughout the Christmas period, one volunteer has shared the tragic story of a nameless man found dead at sea.

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'Who put a penis on my car?'

'Who put a penis on my car?'

10 December 2021

A mum has been left bemused after finding a joke penis attached to her car.

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Disco Dave, ZZ Top and Batmobile among most unusual car names reveals DVLA

Disco Dave, ZZ Top and Batmobile among most unusual car names reveals DVLA

07 December 2021

The most popular and unusual names drivers give their cars has been released by the DVLA.

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Official Monster Raving Loony Party candidate had his 'bananas snubbed' at by-election count

Official Monster Raving Loony Party candidate had his 'bananas snubbed' at by-election count

06 December 2021

Mad Mike Young claims other candidates refused his offer of free bananas at the Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election.

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Extras wanted for new big-budget film in Kent

Extras wanted for new big-budget film in Kent

03 December 2021

A casting agency is on the lookout for a range of different people to star in a big-budget Sam Mendes movie which will be filmed in Kent next year.

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Great grandad wins £5k ride in Spitfire fighter

Great grandad wins £5k ride in Spitfire fighter

01 December 2021

A great grandad aged 74 has won himself a £5k ride in a Second World War Spitfire for the price of a 35p ticket.

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Kent's cutest cottage - yours for £100,000

Kent's cutest cottage - yours for £100,000

30 November 2021

Bidding is expected to be brisk for this tiny cottage which has just two rooms and is nestled beside a picturesque city park and river.

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The Kent firm which shares its name with new Covid strain

The Kent firm which shares its name with new Covid strain

29 November 2021

Bosses from a Kent printing firm were left in disbelief when they realised their business shares its name with the latest strain of coronavirus.

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Monster Raving Loony Party to stand in Old Bexley by-election

Monster Raving Loony Party to stand in Old Bexley by-election

29 November 2021

Veteran Loony Party candidate Mad Mike Young has thrown his hat into the ring in the battle for the Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election.

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Mystery of huge police convoy solved

Mystery of huge police convoy solved

28 November 2021

The mystery surrounding a huge night-time police convoy that was spotted escorting a large, covered object along a motorway has been solved.

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Did you see mystery police convoy?

Did you see mystery police convoy?

27 November 2021

A huge night-time police convoy through Kent has been raising questions among motorists and residents.

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Grandad's expensive £61k non-drinking habit

Grandad's expensive £61k non-drinking habit

27 November 2021

He hardly ever touched a drop, but Clarence West's collection of whisky, rum and other spirits has fetched more than £61,000 at auction.

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Boris the snowman must ‘stay at home’ no longer

Boris the snowman must ‘stay at home’ no longer

26 November 2021

A giant snowman named after the PM is finally standing guard outside a village pub after last year’s restrictions prevented it from doing so.

Solar-powered loo for sailors

Solar-powered loo for sailors

26 November 2021

A Kent harbour has installed a solar-powered loo for sailors as part of its new 'green' agenda.

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Council logo among worst in UK, says designer

Council logo among worst in UK, says designer

24 November 2021

A graphic designer has cast a critical eye over all the council logos in the UK and then ranked them from worst to best. Here's how Kent's got on...

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Tree stolen from salon after 'heavy night' returned

Tree stolen from salon after 'heavy night' returned

24 November 2021

A tree which was taken from a salon after a drunken night out has been returned with an apology note and £10 for staff to 'enjoy a drink'.

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