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Former Kent footballer entering Love Island villa

Former Kent footballer entering Love Island villa

A former Kent footballer says he is looking to settle down as he enters this year’s Love Island villa.

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‘We may have lost our parking but our town now looks classy’

‘We may have lost our parking but our town now looks classy’

Shoppers have praised the part-pedestrianisation of a town and introduction of new “pocket parks”, claiming it has made the area more “sociable”.

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Queues for miles after lorry fire

Queues for miles after lorry fire

There are lengthy delays on a key route this evening after a lorry fire and diesel spill.

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Inflatable ‘aqua park’ proposals resurface at shopping mall as leisure giant eyes expansion

Inflatable ‘aqua park’ proposals resurface at shopping mall as leisure giant eyes expansion

Plans have been submitted for a seasonal aqua park and an observation deck for “cold water swimming” and yoga at Kent’s largest shopping centre.

Lanes reopen after crash near Dartford Crossing

Lanes reopen after crash near Dartford Crossing

All lanes have reopened as a crash site on a busy A-road is cleared.

Fashion brand moving to ‘much bigger store’ at Bluewater after 20 years

Fashion brand moving to ‘much bigger store’ at Bluewater after 20 years

A womenswear clothing chain is moving to a store three times larger than its current premises at the same shopping centre after two decades.

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Samir brings the X-factor back

Samir brings the X-factor back

Boss Ady Pennock has spoken glowingly about playmaker Samir Carruthers after he agreed to rejoin Dartford for the 2024/25 Isthmian Premier season.

Delays on M25 after ‘concerns for someone’ on bridge

Delays on M25 after ‘concerns for someone’ on bridge

There have been long delays on the Dartford Crossing headed into Kent due to a police incident on the bridge.

Blockbuster shot in Kent debuts at Cannes Film Festival

Blockbuster shot in Kent debuts at Cannes Film Festival

A film which was shot at several different locations across the county has debuted at a prestigious movie festival in France.

New images released of crumbling school’s £32.8m rebuild

New images released of crumbling school’s £32.8m rebuild

The next phase of a secondary school’s multimillion pound rebuild is underway as new images are released of how the buildings will look once built.

Girl, 16, arrested after woman ‘stabbed with bottle’ outside Co-op

Girl, 16, arrested after woman ‘stabbed with bottle’ outside Co-op

A teenager has been arrested after a woman was taken to hospital following a serious assault which involved several people.

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Baby boy with Down’s Syndrome makes history after famous pilgrimage

Baby boy with Down’s Syndrome makes history after famous pilgrimage

A nine-month-old tot has broken a record by completing the legendary Camino de Santiago pilgrimage through Spain.

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Affordable Chinese retailer eyes Bluewater expansion

Affordable Chinese retailer eyes Bluewater expansion

A fast growing lifestyle brand targeting young shoppers is promising to put “the blue into Bluewater” when it opens its first Kent store.

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Drivers faced long delays on M25 after vehicle fire

Drivers faced long delays on M25 after vehicle fire

Traffic was temporarily held by emergency services on the M25 this morning after a vehicle fire, causing long delays for drivers.

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Head teacher vows to improve school at risk of ‘termination’

Head teacher vows to improve school at risk of ‘termination’

The Department of Education has issued a termination warning notice to an underperforming primary school, putting its funding at risk.

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Three people taken to hospital after motorway crash

Three people taken to hospital after motorway crash

Three people have been taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash on the M25.

Man dies following incident at Dartford Crossing

Man dies following incident at Dartford Crossing

A man has died after emergency services were called to an incident on the QEII Bridge.

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Fears ‘appalling’ plans for battery farm will ruin green belt for ‘future generations’

Fears ‘appalling’ plans for battery farm will ruin green belt for ‘future generations’

Villagers are up in arms over controversial proposals to build a 10-acre energy storage plant which they claim will “destroy” the landscape.

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‘The need is so urgent’: Long-awaited ‘super surgery’ plans approved

‘The need is so urgent’: Long-awaited ‘super surgery’ plans approved

Plans for a new medical centre serving more than 13,000 patients have been approved several years after they were first proposed.

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First look inside Bluewater’s £3m football dome backed by footballing legends

First look inside Bluewater’s £3m football dome backed by footballing legends

Famous footballing faces have graced the turf of a brand new multi-million-pound football dome just days before it launches to the public.

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