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Search after teenage girls go missing

Search after teenage girls go missing

Two teenage girls have been reported missing from their homes in Kent.

Fallen tree and two crashes cause traffic chaos on M2

Fallen tree and two crashes cause traffic chaos on M2

A busy motorway was at a standstill after a series of rush-hour incidents.

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Pedestrians ‘sprayed with disgusting sewage’

Pedestrians ‘sprayed with disgusting sewage’

Furious residents are said to have been splattered with sewage overflowing onto roads prompting health and safety concerns.

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Person airlifted to hospital after lorry fall

Person airlifted to hospital after lorry fall

An air ambulance was seen landing at a business estate after reports of someone falling from a large vehicle.

Trees tumble beneath clifftop house as road hit by second landslide

Trees tumble beneath clifftop house as road hit by second landslide

Pictures show the aftermath of a huge landslide under a clifftop house – the second to have occurred on the same road in less than a month.

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Arrest after stabbing near beach

Arrest after stabbing near beach

A man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed near a beach.

Council leader ‘more interested in self-preservation than people of Kent’

Council leader ‘more interested in self-preservation than people of Kent’

A Tory has resigned from several committees and launched an astonishing attack on her party’s leadership.

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Rugby giants give major stadium update ahead of proposed Kent move

Rugby giants give major stadium update ahead of proposed Kent move

Former Premiership side Wasps say they have made “substantial progress” in their quest to return to elite rugby ahead of a speculated move to Kent.

Town's name spelt wrongly in road marking blunder

Town's name spelt wrongly in road marking blunder

A blunder which saw a town’s name emblazoned incorrectly on a road surface has left residents scratching their heads.

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One in five grammar pupils not sitting 11+

One in five grammar pupils not sitting 11+

More than 20% of pupils are getting into grammar schools without taking the Kent Test route.

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Dad heartbroken after ‘beautiful’ daughter, 16, killed in crash

Dad heartbroken after ‘beautiful’ daughter, 16, killed in crash

The devastated dad of a 16-year-old girl killed in a car crash has paid tribute to his “one-of-a-kind” daughter.

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Heartbreaking video shows baby gorilla clinging onto dead mother’s body

Heartbreaking video shows baby gorilla clinging onto dead mother’s body

Heartbreaking footage shows a baby gorilla clinging to the body of his “wonderful” adopted mother after a brain tumour killed her.

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Controversy over ‘VIP’ retreats at Canterbury Cathedral

Controversy over ‘VIP’ retreats at Canterbury Cathedral

The Archbishop of Canterbury has become embroiled in a cash-for-access row after the church offered a £950 per person Easter retreat.

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Spirited Maidstone beaten at Coventry in FA Cup Fifth Round

Spirited Maidstone beaten at Coventry in FA Cup Fifth Round

Record-breaking Maidstone were knocked out of the FA Cup by Coventry in front of nearly 5,000 away fans on Monday night.

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Dizzee Rascal pays visit to Kent theme park

Dizzee Rascal pays visit to Kent theme park

A rapper known for his chart topping hits was spotted enjoying all the thrills and excitement of an family-friendly amusement park over the weekend.

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Biker taken to London hospital with serious injuries after crash

Biker taken to London hospital with serious injuries after crash

A road remains closed after a serious accident involving a car and a motorcycle.

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Roads blocked by flooding and fallen trees as rain lashes county

Roads blocked by flooding and fallen trees as rain lashes county

A car has been crushed by a falling tree and roads closed by flooding as winds and heavy rain batter the county.

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Fears historic hotel will ‘stick out like sore thumb’ if painted grey

Fears historic hotel will ‘stick out like sore thumb’ if painted grey

A historic hotel could be painted dark grey, despite fears it would “stick out like a sore thumb” at a coastal beauty spot.

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From football league exiles to making FA Cup history

From football league exiles to making FA Cup history

Maidstone United are about to face Coventry after a giant-killing cup run, but 32 years ago things weren’t looking so good.

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‘I took cocaine for first time on stag do and now I’ll lose my £46k-a-year job’

‘I took cocaine for first time on stag do and now I’ll lose my £46k-a-year job’

A motorist who snorted cocaine on a stag do cried when he realised he would lose his job as he was banned from driving.

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‘We thought we were moving out for a refurb – but now we can’t go back’

‘We thought we were moving out for a refurb – but now we can’t go back’

Customers are pleading for the return of a barber shop after the business claims it was “unfairly treated” when it had to move out of its premises.

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New plans for abandoned Aldi as vision ‘completely reimagined’

New plans for abandoned Aldi as vision ‘completely reimagined’

Plans to develop a “dangerous” and abandoned high street supermarket have been “completely reimagined” in fresh designs unveiled this month.

Armed police swoop on town centre amid firearm fears

Armed police swoop on town centre amid firearm fears

Dramatic footage shows armed officers swooping on a high street following reports of suspects carrying firearms.

Flood alerts as heavy rain hits Kent

Flood alerts as heavy rain hits Kent

Flood warnings are in place for numerous rivers as heavy rain continues to lash the county.

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Bid to convert pub with dark past into shop

Bid to convert pub with dark past into shop

Plans have been submitted to convert a former pub where a landlord was killed and later taken over by the detective investigating the case.

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‘I tried to sell business but it will have to become housing’

‘I tried to sell business but it will have to become housing’

A retiring guest house owner says he has had to submit plans to covert the building into homes after failing to secure a buyer for the business.

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New homes to replace 475-year-old barn

New homes to replace 475-year-old barn

Plans have been given the green light to convert a deteriorating 16th century barn into residential housing.

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‘Tourist attraction’ saved as council forced into another u-turn

‘Tourist attraction’ saved as council forced into another u-turn

Residents are ‘delighted’ after Kent County Council (KCC) reversed a decision to kill-off a town’s ‘amazing tourist attraction’.

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Girl, 16, dies after crash on main road

Girl, 16, dies after crash on main road

A teenage girl has died following a crash on a main road.

Driver bailed after pensioner killed in crash

Driver bailed after pensioner killed in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a pedestrian in his 80s died in a collision with a car.

Water supplies coming back after thousands of homes left without

Water supplies coming back after thousands of homes left without

Water provision is returning to normal this morning after thousands of properties were affected by supply problems.

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Man and woman found dead at property

Man and woman found dead at property

Police have launched an investigation after two people, who were known to each other, were discovered dead at the same property.

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