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Child abuser jailed in landmark case

Child abuser jailed in landmark case

A child abuser who sexually abused a child has been jailed in a landmark case regarding the use of pre-recorded evidence.

Multi-vehicle crash on the A2 cleared

Multi-vehicle crash on the A2 cleared

Traffic was brought to a halt while traffic officers attended the scene of a crash involving four vehicles.

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All change for Labour at County Hall

All change for Labour at County Hall

A major reshuffle has taken place at Kent County Council'sLabour group after its leader was unseated in the local elections.

Let's talk about death

Let's talk about death

It's a tough subject, but Covid has taught us we should talk about what's important to us in the final days of our lives.

Councillor voices concern over e scooters

Councillor voices concern over e scooters

A councillor has called on the government to do more to educate the public on the proper use of electric scooters.

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Drugs squad make 22 arrests in a month

Drugs squad make 22 arrests in a month

Detectives fighting the war on drugs on Kent's streets have arrested 22 people, seized vast amounts of drugs and thousands of pounds in cash.

Three people assaulted in attacks by yobs

Three people assaulted in attacks by yobs

Police are seeking witnesses after victims reported two separate attacks by a gang of young people.

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Boy, 10, comes fourth in global maths challenge

Boy, 10, comes fourth in global maths challenge

A pupil has been ranked fourth out of 1.9 million children worldwide as part of an annual competition to mark World Maths Day.

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Famous names back children's book about tortoise

Famous names back children's book about tortoise

An 80-year-old tortoise who was abandoned 50-years-ago has become the star of a series of picture books.

Ebbsfleet United's 'promotion' hopes ruled out by the FA

Ebbsfleet United's 'promotion' hopes ruled out by the FA

Ebbsfleet United’s attempts to reclaim a place in the National League appear to have failed.

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Arts centre and festivals to give boost for town

Arts centre and festivals to give boost for town

A summer calendar of arts festivals and cultural events are planned to welcome people back to Gravesend.

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Witnesses sought after houseboat burglary

Witnesses sought after houseboat burglary

Police are investigating after items were stolen from a houseboat in a marina.

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Book on double sports star to raise money for Mind

Book on double sports star to raise money for Mind

A new book has been published on a record breaking footballer and county cricketer with some of the proceeds going towards a mental health charity.

Plans to transform derelict toy shop

Plans to transform derelict toy shop

A planning application which would see the site of a popular high street games store rejuvenated has been submitted.

Man in court after boy 'driven into'

Man in court after boy 'driven into'

A man has been charged after allegedly driving a car deliberately at a boy causing him to suffer serious injuries.

Full results from local election

Full results from local election

Here's the latest on results across the area.

'A clear and obvious danger to the public'

'A clear and obvious danger to the public'

A robber has been jailed for an 'abhorrent' attack on an elderly woman.

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Second arrest after boy 'deliberately driven into'

Second arrest after boy 'deliberately driven into'

A second teenager has been arrested after a boy suffered serious injuries when a car reportedly deliberately drove into him.

Fruit, veg and a pirate ship too!

Fruit, veg and a pirate ship too!

A new garden has been unveiled to get youngsters learning outdoors.

Boy rushed to ICU with rare Covid-linked condition

Boy rushed to ICU with rare Covid-linked condition

A worried mum has urged parents not to get complacent after her five-year-old son was admitted to hospital with a rare illness caused by Covid-19.

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