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Lights on at Maidstone's Fremlin Walk

Lights on at Maidstone's Fremlin Walk

Hundreds watched as Maidstone's lights were switched on this evening at an event hosted by kmfm, with music from Yes Lad.

Deck the halls... and the high streets!

Deck the halls... and the high streets!

Here's everything you need to know about the Christmas light switch on in Maidstone

Book in for a feast of literature which starts with a bang

Book in for a feast of literature which starts with a bang

The Folkestone Book Festival kicks off a 10-day feast of literature with a Christmas lights switch-on, live music and fireworks.

Get the Christmas party started

Get the Christmas party started

From cuddly Paddington to Santas and panto stars: Christmas grottos, lights switch-ons and events coming up across Kent.

Trust choir Christmas single

Trust choir Christmas single

The NHS is hoping to make it back-to-back Christmas number ones thanks to the Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust Choir.

Charity launches £1m homeless shelter campaign

Charity launches £1m homeless shelter campaign

Homeless Care unveiled ambitious expansion plans at its 30th anniversary party.

Christmas pantomimes across Kent this year: your essential guide

Christmas pantomimes across Kent this year: your essential guide

They're festive fodder for the whole family and Christmas wouldn't be the same without them: here's our guide to this year's pantomimes across Kent.

Hug a Hever husky

Hug a Hever husky

People who get to hug a husky at a magical Christmas event at Hever Castle will also be supporting a charity which works with the dogs.

Get ready for star-studded Christmas lights switch-on

Get ready for star-studded Christmas lights switch-on

Shoppers will be treated to performances from X Factor contestants in this year's festive light switch-on at Westwood Cross.

Ice rink in major port Christmas spectacular

Ice rink in major port Christmas spectacular

An ice rink will be the main attraction in a town's major Christmas event.

Heartbroken mum speaks out after 'arson attack'

Heartbroken mum speaks out after 'arson attack'

A mum says she is heartbroken after toys her children had saved their pocket money to buy were destroyed in a suspected arson attack.

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas in town

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas in town

A record 115 Christmas trees will decorate shop fronts in a Kent high street this year.

The Christmas countdown starts here

The Christmas countdown starts here

Don't miss the festive pull-out specials inside your local KM newspaper

Find that something special at the Crafts for Christmas show

Find that something special at the Crafts for Christmas show

Let Crafts for Christmas take the pressure off this festive season, with its range of gifts luxurious decorations and tasty treats for your home.

Get your skates on this Christmas

Get your skates on this Christmas

Ice skating returns to Tunbridge Wells this November for six weeks for Christmas with festive food and drink.

Shopping centre's Christmas gift to men

Shopping centre's Christmas gift to men

Two new shops, aimed exclusively at men, will open at a popular Kent shopping centre in time for Christmas.

Oh yes! It’s nearly panto time

Oh yes! It’s nearly panto time

A glimpse of the festive season came to Chatham's Central Theatre as families got a sneak preview of this year’s panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.

VIDEO: You won't believe your mince pies!

VIDEO: You won't believe your mince pies!

We may still be clinging onto summer, but mince pies have already hit the shelves - with the seasonal snacks expiring two months before Christmas!

Damaged track to be shut indefinitely

Damaged track to be shut indefinitely

A section of rail track badly damaged by a high tide will be shut indefinitely and could take millions to repair, it's been revealed.

Paige turns new chapter after Santa wish is heard

Paige turns new chapter after Santa wish is heard

Last Christmas, Santa received a letter from a little girl whose only wish was that she could walk – a year later, it appears that wish may come true.

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