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Can you spare a few hours to help others?

Can you spare a few hours to help others?

This time it's the Samaritans who need help.

'Merry Christmas Lucas'

'Merry Christmas Lucas'

A Christmas tree dedicated to Lucas Dobson is among the uniquely decorated spruces in a festive display.

You Can Help campaign returns for 19th year

You Can Help campaign returns for 19th year

A man who was made homeless at eight years old is the first person backing our You Can Help campaign.

Flotilla of Santas drift in to town

Flotilla of Santas drift in to town

You wait all year for Santa and then 100 comes along at once — down the river, on a flotilla of paddle boards.

Lucky kids meet Santa and his reindeers

Lucky kids meet Santa and his reindeers

These pupils have really got into the spirit of Christmas early this year.

Is this award-winning panto all it's cracked up to be?

Is this award-winning panto all it's cracked up to be?

It's award-winning, but has this year's Marlowe Theatre panto, Mother Goose, given theatre bosses a gold star show? Here's our review of the show.

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Free gin on Christmas bar trail

Free gin on Christmas bar trail

Festive drinks including infused gins, sparkling wine, Christmas cocktails and spiced cider and rum will be available to sample for free this weekend.

Get your Christmas all wrapped up with our guide

Get your Christmas all wrapped up with our guide

From markets to Nativities and snow globes to festive wartime fun, here's our guide to dozens of Christmas events happening across Kent this weekend.

Christmas markets come to town

Christmas markets come to town

Festive Sunday markets, featuring donkeys from a local animal rescue charity, will be coming to a market town from this weekend.

Schoolgirl gives birthday presents to foodbank

Schoolgirl gives birthday presents to foodbank

A seven-year-old girl with ‘a heart of gold’ has been thanked for her generosity after she handed over her birthday gifts for those less fortunate.

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How to take part in Christmas Jumper Day

How to take part in Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day takes place this year on Friday, December 13. Here's everything you need to know about taking part.

'Someone just needs to own up'

'Someone just needs to own up'

Children could be left disappointed after a Father Christmas postbox was stolen from a pub.

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500 angels found in Kent village

500 angels found in Kent village

Villagers woke up to find hundreds of knitted angels had been scattered around by mystery well-wishers

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The little girl who brought Simon Cowell to tears

The little girl who brought Simon Cowell to tears

An eight-year-old with a rare genetic condition has stunned the nation with a solo on The X Factor Celebrity's charity Christmas single.

Funfair and parade ahead of town's festive switch-on

Funfair and parade ahead of town's festive switch-on

Families can expect a whole day of festive fun ahead of a light's switch on.

Santas to help seaside town celebrate Christmas lights switch-on

Santas to help seaside town celebrate Christmas lights switch-on

Join hundreds for the annual lantern parade and Rotary Club Santa Saunter when Sheerness turns on its Christmas lights on Saturday.

Deadline nearing for Santa letters

Deadline nearing for Santa letters

Children have just days left to post their letters to Santa if they wish to get a free reply. All the details here:

Race for Kevin the Carrot as new Aldi store opens

Race for Kevin the Carrot as new Aldi store opens

Shoppers queued for almost two hours not only to be the first inside a brand new Aldi store but also to get their hands on Kevin the Carrot.

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24 Elf on the Shelf adventures

24 Elf on the Shelf adventures

Homes across Kent are preparing for an invasion of pint-sized pixies. Here's a guide to some of the mischief you should be prepared for.

Santa paddle-board run on river

Santa paddle-board run on river

Santas will complete in a stand-up paddle-board event this weekend on the River Medway to raise money for cancer.

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