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Celebrating the good times with 1920s festival

Celebrating the good times with 1920s festival

16 July 2021

A new weekend-long festival dedicated to the 1920s will get underway today after being postponed last year.

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Business boost as road closure to be lifted

Business boost as road closure to be lifted

16 July 2021

A temporary road closure, lasting more than a year and described as ‘a nail in the coffin’ for small businesses, will be lifted.

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Stricken sailor found in water after two hours

Stricken sailor found in water after two hours

15 July 2021

A coroner heard how it took two hours to find a pensioner who had fallen from his moored boat in the middle of the night.

Child hit by car

Child hit by car

14 July 2021

A child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.

Driver of stranded car in fatal crash knew it was low on fuel

Driver of stranded car in fatal crash knew it was low on fuel

13 July 2021

A 22-year-old driver has denied causing the death of a 15-year-old girl by leaving a car she was a passenger in stranded before it was hit by a van.

MP condemns 'racist idiots' but defends those booing the knee

MP condemns 'racist idiots' but defends those booing the knee

12 July 2021

A Kent MP says more needs to be done to tackle the 'racist idiots' who abuse footballers but has defended the right to boo those taking the knee.

260 pupils sent home to isolate

260 pupils sent home to isolate

12 July 2021

A Kent school has had to send home 260 pupils after a handful of confirmed Covid cases.

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Heavy rain set to batter Kent

Heavy rain set to batter Kent

12 July 2021

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain for Kent from today, but it looks to be a different story from this weekend.

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Heartache as England lose Euro 2020 final

Heartache as England lose Euro 2020 final

11 July 2021

England's old enemy of penalties has seen the team's bid to become champions of Europe fail.

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Swale prepares for Euro 2020 final

Swale prepares for Euro 2020 final

11 July 2021

England fans in Sittingbourne and Sheppey have been showing their support for Gareth Southgate's men ahead of their final match against Italy.

Tesco and Co-op to shut early on Sunday

Tesco and Co-op to shut early on Sunday

10 July 2021

Dozens of supermarkets in Kent will be shutting early tomorrow evening ahead of England's clash with Italy in the Euro final.

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Schools hit by Covid tests

Schools hit by Covid tests

09 July 2021

Three of a town's secondary schools are reported to have positive cases of coronavirus.

£90 million fine for Southern Water after sewage dump

£90 million fine for Southern Water after sewage dump

09 July 2021

Southern Water has been fined £90 million after dumping 21 billion litres of raw sewage in the sea.

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Patients slam 'disgraceful' GP services in borough

Patients slam 'disgraceful' GP services in borough

09 July 2021

Annoyed GP residents say that have made hundreds of calls a day to get through to the doctors, and it could cost lives if not fixed.

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Stylist hopes to raise a few bob in epic charity walk

Stylist hopes to raise a few bob in epic charity walk

09 July 2021

A hairdresser has equipped herself with boots and walking trainers and has set off on a 1,000-mile trek for charity.

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Faults at 17 sites caused sewage dump, court hears

Faults at 17 sites caused sewage dump, court hears

08 July 2021

Southern Water has blamed technical faults at several of its sites for a huge sewage dump in the sea and denied willfully polluting the water.

School locked down after 'stranger spotted on premises'

School locked down after 'stranger spotted on premises'

08 July 2021

A school was forced to lockdown after concerns for pupil's safety were raised.

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Phantom flower thief caught on camera

Phantom flower thief caught on camera

08 July 2021

A stunned homeowner has caught on video the moment a mystery woman strode across her drive in the early hours and stole a plant pot and flower.

10,000 contaminated oysters missing after raw sewage dump

10,000 contaminated oysters missing after raw sewage dump

07 July 2021

There are fears sewage dumped in the sea has had a serious effect on human health and contaminated thousands of oysters harvested off the Kent coast.

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Swale prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

Swale prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

07 July 2021

England fans have been showing their support for Gareth Southgate's men as they prepare for their crunch semi-final match.

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