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Mr Lydd: ‘I wish they’d let me run it’

Mr Lydd: ‘I wish they’d let me run it’

24 November 2014

A former owner of Lydd airport says the site could have been “at the forefront of the argument for airport development” had he remained in charge.

How Kent missed out on $1.8bn

How Kent missed out on $1.8bn

20 November 2014

A former airport owner has revealed how it came agonisingly close to bagging a jaw-dropping investment from a former US presidential candidate.

New hope for troubled airshow

New hope for troubled airshow

20 November 2014

The Red Arrows could still put on a display in Folkestone next summer as the fight begins to save the town's airshow.

Range workers on strike over staff row

Range workers on strike over staff row

20 November 2014

Walkout today and another next week at Lydd and Hythe.

Huge sinkhole opens up - and it's getting bigger

Huge sinkhole opens up - and it's getting bigger

19 November 2014

Frightened householders are hoping the growth of a massive sinkhole can be arrested by workmen as water mains burst and homes are flooded.

Grief-stricken husband's suicide after wife's death

Grief-stricken husband's suicide after wife's death

14 November 2014

The grief-stricken husband of a woman who committed suicide has taken his own life four months on.

Wind turbine 'bent like a spoon' in lightning strike

Wind turbine 'bent like a spoon' in lightning strike

11 November 2014

A blade on a 275 tonne wind turbine was bent back "like a spoon" after it was struck by lightning during a powerful storm.

Family stranded abroad at Christmas loses compensation bid

Family stranded abroad at Christmas loses compensation bid

09 November 2014

A Kent court has refused to uphold compensation granted by Spanish authorities after a family's Christmas was ruined by a cancelled flight.

Woman killed by 4x4 named

Woman killed by 4x4 named

06 November 2014

Friends have paid tribute to a woman who died after being struck by a 4x4.

'I'm glad to be alive'

'I'm glad to be alive'

05 November 2014

A handyman who was flown to hospital by air ambulance after falling 20ft has met the crew that saved his life.

Mum breaks her back in fall on slippery sea wall

Mum breaks her back in fall on slippery sea wall

03 November 2014

A mum of two has become the latest victim of a sea wall’s notorious steps after fracturing her spine in a fall.

Woman dies following collision with car

Woman dies following collision with car

02 November 2014

A 31-year-old woman has died in hospital after being hit by a car yesterday evening.

Raging bonfire threatens homes

Raging bonfire threatens homes

01 November 2014

Fire crews were called to an out of control bonfire close to homes and call on residents to wait lighting them until after the latest strike action.

Man trapped as car crashes into ditch

Man trapped as car crashes into ditch

31 October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a serious head injury following a crash this morning.

Yellow line bid to curb Godinton's parking nightmare

Yellow line bid to curb Godinton's parking nightmare

30 October 2014

Nineteen roads on two Ashford housing estates and a nearby industrial estate are to be yellow lined in an effort solve their parking woes.

Serial armed robber jailed for four years

Serial armed robber jailed for four years

22 October 2014

A thug who robbed a post office just 10 days after being released from jail for raiding it previously has been handed a four-year prison sentence.

Man found dead with stab wounds in African hotel room

Man found dead with stab wounds in African hotel room

17 October 2014

The body of a 59-year-old agricultural consultant was found by a cleaner in his hotel bathroom in Ghana.

Rapist sentencing delayed... after no-show by lawyer

Rapist sentencing delayed... after no-show by lawyer

15 October 2014

A rapist facing a possible life sentence had his case adjourned... because his lawyer was at home miles away.

Crime commissioner under investigation

Crime commissioner under investigation

09 October 2014

Kent's crime commissioner is being investigated by the police watchdog over whether she was legally insured to drive her car when she crashed it.

Care services hardest hit by council's budget plans

Care services hardest hit by council's budget plans

09 October 2014

Kent County Council has announced sweeping spending cuts to care for the elderly and vulnerable children as it unveils next year's budget plans.

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