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Neighbours raise thousands for hospital

Neighbours raise thousands for hospital

A children's ward is to receive thousands of pounds worth of gifts after neighbours raised money from people looking at their Christmas lights.

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Make a date with a turtle dove in 2021

Make a date with a turtle dove in 2021

As the Twelve Days of Christmas approach, the RSPB is calling on people in Kent to help Operation Turtle Dove research and protect turtle doves.

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School hands out hampers to needy

School hands out hampers to needy

Staff and pupils at an academy have prepared festive hampers to be given out to members of the community.

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Kent in the eye of new Covid storm

Kent in the eye of new Covid storm

With Kent centre stage in a new lockdown in the form of Tier 4, political editor Paul Francis offers some analysis.

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'Chaos' as shoppers try to beat midnight closures

'Chaos' as shoppers try to beat midnight closures

Hundreds of people were spotted piling into Kent's biggest shopping centre to buy last-minute supplies before the county was plunged into Tier 4.

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Winter Wonderland WILL go ahead again tonight - despite traffic chaos

Winter Wonderland WILL go ahead again tonight - despite traffic chaos

Organisers of a winter wonderland say tonight's event will go ahead as planned - despite sparking traffic mayhem last night.

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Bluewater closes winter attraction amid Covid fears

Bluewater closes winter attraction amid Covid fears

A festive event held at Kent's biggest shopping centre has been cancelled as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the county.

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Panto to be streamed online

Panto to be streamed online

A panto which promised socially-distanced family fun will now be streamed live online so audiences can watch at home as the county stays in Tier 3.

Panto postponed until January as county stays in Tier 3

Panto postponed until January as county stays in Tier 3

Kent's biggest theatre has announced it is pushing its pantomime back until next month as Kent remains under stringent coronavirus restrictions.

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Kent nurse's bid for Christmas number 1

Kent nurse's bid for Christmas number 1

An ICU virtual choir featuring a Kent nurse have released a charity single for Christmas.

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Free copies of newspaper distributed with food parcels

Free copies of newspaper distributed with food parcels

Copies of a Kent newspaper are being delivered free with 500 food bank parcels to ensure struggling families feel part of the community.

Drive in for seasonal cinema

Drive in for seasonal cinema

Festive films are coming to the big screen for two drive-in events going ahead this week in the run-up to Christmas.

Just the ticket for a Christmas present

Just the ticket for a Christmas present

This Christmas, why not give someone you love tickets to some of the big events coming back to Kent in 2021? We've picked 10 for you:

Drive-in Winter Wonderland is coming

Drive-in Winter Wonderland is coming

A drive-in festive wonderland event will be staged in the county this weekend, with an explosive finale

Longer run for Christmas at Bedgebury

Longer run for Christmas at Bedgebury

A one-mile illuminated festive trail has proved so popular this year, organisers have announced they are extending its run.

The show will go on virtually (for now)

The show will go on virtually (for now)

A theatre has announced two virtual live panto performances while managers decide on their show's stage run.

Festive trees and trails

Festive trees and trails

Festive decorations and Peter Rabbit activity trails are on offer at National Trust sites across the county, though properties are shut.

Care home's tear-jerker film sends message of hope

Care home's tear-jerker film sends message of hope

Staff and residents at a care home have joined forces to make an emotional yet uplifting Christmas film to reflect 2020.

Mum wins £1,000 in kmfm's Christmas competition

Mum wins £1,000 in kmfm's Christmas competition

A mum-of-three scooped up £1,000 in the final week of a competition run by kmfm.

Festive display snowballs into charity mission

Festive display snowballs into charity mission

Neighbours have almost raised £1,000 for a children's ward after wowing people with their impressive festive illuminations.

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