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'Stay at home if you want to sunbathe'

'Stay at home if you want to sunbathe'

Health secretary Matt Hancock has warned people to stay at home, as officers tour the county to make sure people are observing social distancing.

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Surprise visit for police-mad youngster

Surprise visit for police-mad youngster

A lad studying the role of police during home lessons was treated to more than just a few answers to his questions.

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Inside Maidstone's huge abandoned car showroom

Inside Maidstone's huge abandoned car showroom

Built in the 1930s, this grade II listed car showroom is oozing in history - here's your chance to explore the workshops before they're converted.

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75 years on: The dramatic sea rescue I'll never forget

75 years on: The dramatic sea rescue I'll never forget

A pensioner has finally been able to thank the family of the fisherman who saved his life on the 75th anniversary of the rescue.

Family travels 122 miles on beach trip

Family travels 122 miles on beach trip

A family has been criticised for taking a 122-mile round trip to the beach - as many others followed social distancing guidelines.

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First pictures of pop-up virus site

First pictures of pop-up virus site

The first pictures have emerged of a pop-up care facility for patients experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.

Cath Kidston lines up administrators

Cath Kidston lines up administrators

A high-end designer retailer, with stores in Kent, is in talks to appoint administrators.

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People heed advice to stay home as Kent basks in sunshine

People heed advice to stay home as Kent basks in sunshine

Empty car parks and clear roads were the scenes around Kent today as people followed government advice and stayed at home.

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Club stalwart dies after contracting coronavirus

Club stalwart dies after contracting coronavirus

A football club has paid tribute to one of its stalwart members who has died after contracting coronavirus.

Reaction to new Labour leadership

Reaction to new Labour leadership

Labour politicians in Kent have been reacting to the election of the party's new leaders.

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Ice cream parlour apologises for opening announcement

Ice cream parlour apologises for opening announcement

An ice cream parlour has apologised after it faced a backlash for announcing it would open this weekend during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Missing man found

Missing man found

Police say they have "safely located" a man who had been reported as missing.

Woman wins battle against virus and thanks NHS staff

Woman wins battle against virus and thanks NHS staff

A writing tutor and poet has thanked staff at a hospital for the way she was treated while she battled Covid-19.

CCTV images released after cigarettes and alcohol stolen

CCTV images released after cigarettes and alcohol stolen

Police want to speak to three men after cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from a service station.

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Thousands give views on UK's longest road tunnel

Thousands give views on UK's longest road tunnel

The latest round of consultation for views on the Lower Thames Crossing have closed but not before 6,000 people gave their views.

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Residents 'brought to tears' by suspected arson attack on pavilion

Residents 'brought to tears' by suspected arson attack on pavilion

Arsonists are suspected to have targeted a village pavilion early this morning, the second blaze to hit the venue in the last couple of weeks.

Theme park says 'we will survive'

Theme park says 'we will survive'

Today should have been the reopening of Dreamland, but it remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

'It restores your faith in human nature'

'It restores your faith in human nature'

A couple, who are isolating for 12 weeks, were over the moon after being treated to a surprise meal to mark their 44th wedding anniversary.

LIVE: Increased efforts to encourage people to stay at home

LIVE: Increased efforts to encourage people to stay at home

There have been renewed efforts today to encourage people to stay safe, after deaths in UK hospitals rose by 708 yesterday, including a five-year-old.

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Lucky winner scoops £500

Lucky winner scoops £500

A woman is celebrating winning £500 after sending a text message to kmfm.

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