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Five youngsters take their own lives during lockdown

Five youngsters take their own lives during lockdown

Five children with special needs in the county have taken their own lives in just three months, it has been revealed.

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'Chemical incident' sparks hospital evacuation

'Chemical incident' sparks hospital evacuation

Part of a hospital was evacuated after a person with suspected chemical burns arrived at the infirmary for treatment.

'All it takes is someone to cough in a small space'

'All it takes is someone to cough in a small space'

With the Prime Minister suggesting masks will be made mandatory, here is how many people are using them already and what shoppers think of the plans.

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Man hit by bus seriously injured

Man hit by bus seriously injured

A man has been left with "life-changing injuries" after he was hit by a bus in a busy town centre.

Drug driver jailed after killing cyclist

Drug driver jailed after killing cyclist

A driver who had taken cannabis and cocaine before a fatal collision which killed a cyclist has been locked up.

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Prolific burglar nabbed by his belt

Prolific burglar nabbed by his belt

A prolific thief was chased out of a house and then caught by his belt scaling a fence by a brave homeowner.

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Humble hero tells of blaze rescue

Humble hero tells of blaze rescue

A 57-year-old has told of the moment he pulled an unconscious woman from her burning bedroom.

Sisters lose both parents within days and now home could go too

Sisters lose both parents within days and now home could go too

Tributes have been paid to 'selfless' parents who died after contracting covid-19, leaving the family home at risk.

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'He was a cheeky chap who lit up the room'

'He was a cheeky chap who lit up the room'

The heartbroken family of a 14-year-old boy who died suddenly have paid tribute.

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Chinese restaurant shuts as reopening 'not worth risk'

Chinese restaurant shuts as reopening 'not worth risk'

A restaurant which opened 49 years ago has closed for good after the owners said the pandemic placed 'mental and financial' strains on the business.

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Health boss plays down local lockdown fears

Health boss plays down local lockdown fears

A health boss has said there is 'no comparison' between two Kent districts and Leicester as fears of local lockdowns continue.

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Gogglebox stars' empty B&B could house schoolkids

Gogglebox stars' empty B&B could house schoolkids

Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom's boutique B&B could become boarding accommodation for 30 kids facing possible eviction from their school lodgings.

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Serial killer victims' inquest will not be delayed

Serial killer victims' inquest will not be delayed

An inquest into the deaths of Stephen Port's victims, including chef Daniel Whitworth, is to press ahead in January.

Calls for more police and CCTV in 'lawless' park

Calls for more police and CCTV in 'lawless' park

A councillor has called for more CCTV and police patrols in a " lawless" park after a spate of attacks in recent weeks.

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Difference in earnings revealed

Difference in earnings revealed

Self-employed workers earn thousands less than their employed counterparts and have seen vast losses since lockdown began, figures have revealed.

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Kent town among UK's smelliest

Kent town among UK's smelliest

A Kent town is among the top 10 worst smelling in Great Britain.

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'Dropping litter should be as socially unacceptable as drink driving'

'Dropping litter should be as socially unacceptable as drink driving'

A council has sent out a strong message to lazy 'litter louts' as it launches a new clean-up campaign.

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Record number of migrants attempt channel crossing

Record number of migrants attempt channel crossing

Hundreds of migrants attempted to cross The Channel yesterday and set a new high for the total in a single day.

Lifeboat helmsman's surprise on first rescue mission

Lifeboat helmsman's surprise on first rescue mission

Liam Sidders was desperate to perform well on his first mission as an RNLI helmsman. But then the man in the sea turned out to be something different.

All Kent's new secondary places created in best schools

All Kent's new secondary places created in best schools

All new places created in Kent last year were at schools rated good and outstanding.

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