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Family's appeal as boy, 5, fights for life with Covid

Family's appeal as boy, 5, fights for life with Covid

A five-year-old boy living with one of the world's rarest life-limiting conditions is seriously ill in hospital after contracting Covid.

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Hawk to be hired for £5k to scare away Bandstand pigeons

Hawk to be hired for £5k to scare away Bandstand pigeons

Council bosses hope the stationing of a hawk at a Bandstand along the coast will finally put an end to a long-running pigeon problem.

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Seaside cafe slashes prices to avoid laying off staff

Seaside cafe slashes prices to avoid laying off staff

A popular seaside café still feeling the pinch after Covid lockdowns and a slow summer has been forced to slash its prices to avoid laying off staff.

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'They tried to deport me - now I run restaurant empire'

'They tried to deport me - now I run restaurant empire'

A Kent restaurant tycoon who the Home Office tried to deport has told of his remarkable journey which has led to him running a £6-million empire.

Tragic MDMA death of fun-loving dad

Tragic MDMA death of fun-loving dad

A much-loved dad-of-two who died after overdosing on MDMA will be remembered as a fun-loving man who was “full of life”.

Bay boss has his say on budget comparisons

Bay boss has his say on budget comparisons

Herne Bay manager Ben Smith has had his say on comparisons between clubs’ budgets in Isthmian South East this season.

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'Just one day to find my mum a new home'

'Just one day to find my mum a new home'

A dementia sufferer was given just one day to search for a new place to live after her care home made the shock decision to shut down.

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Van flips after hitting telegraph pole

Van flips after hitting telegraph pole

A van driver was miraculously able to walk away from the wreckage of his vehicle following a serious crash on a 30mph late last night.

Derelict seafront arcade could be transformed into hotel

Derelict seafront arcade could be transformed into hotel

A derelict arcade in a prime seafront location could be transformed into a hotel.

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Is Kent Indian takeaway the best in the UK?

Is Kent Indian takeaway the best in the UK?

An Indian takeaway in Kent is in the running to be named the UK’s best at the “Curry Oscars”.

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Tributes flood in for 'pub legend'

Tributes flood in for 'pub legend'

A loving grandad described as a “pub legend” will be remembered for being a “nice, caring bloke”, loved ones say.

Newcomers won't roll over

Newcomers won't roll over

Herne Bay boss Ben Smith says Saturday's game against league newboys Lancing is tougher than it looks.

Shock for 46 residents as care home to shut tomorrow

Shock for 46 residents as care home to shut tomorrow

Elderly residents are searching for a new place to live after their care home announced it is shutting just four days after a CQC inspection.

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Hunt for man after £2k bike stolen on 'test ride'

Hunt for man after £2k bike stolen on 'test ride'

Police investigating the theft of a hybrid electric bike have released an image of a man they wish to speak to.

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Motorists tried to save barman's life on bridge

Motorists tried to save barman's life on bridge

Good Samaritans attempted to save a popular barman who took his own life on a bridge, an inquest has heard.

Work poised to start on 450-home development

Work poised to start on 450-home development

Perimeter fencing has been erected around a large section of farmland in poised to be turned into a 450-home estate.

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'My daughter was traumatised - we need adults banned from school buses'

'My daughter was traumatised - we need adults banned from school buses'

A shocking incident which left pupils traumatised has led to calls for adults to be banned from travelling on Stagecoach school buses.

Seafront pub to become restaurant and cocktail bar

Seafront pub to become restaurant and cocktail bar

A long-empty seaside pub is set to be transformed into a Sri Lankan-inspired restaurant and cocktail bar.

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Woman, 22, charged after school bus disturbance

Woman, 22, charged after school bus disturbance

A woman has been charged following a disturbance on a school bus that left pupils being offered 'appropriate support'.

Three unsafe care homes shut down after 'distressing' revelations

Three unsafe care homes shut down after 'distressing' revelations

Three failing Kent care homes branded unsafe have been shut down after inspectors discovered evidence of abuse at the sites.

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