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Brace yourself for thunder and downpours

Brace yourself for thunder and downpours

The Met Office is warning of rain, hail, thunder and lightning this weekend for the county.

'We love competing in pageants as a family'

'We love competing in pageants as a family'

The saying ‘keeping it in the family’ could not be more fitting for this family who compete in national beauty pageants together.

Plans emerge for ambitious Dame Vera Lynn memorial park

Plans emerge for ambitious Dame Vera Lynn memorial park

Images of a new multi-million pound park which could be created in honour of Dame Vera Lynn on the White Cliffs of Dover have been revealed.

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Buildings and boat catch fire in four-hour blaze

Buildings and boat catch fire in four-hour blaze

A huge blaze ripped through a building before spreading to a nearby boat.

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Incredible pictures of Kent's most historic high street - then and now

Incredible pictures of Kent's most historic high street - then and now

Use our slider tool to see how some of the county's most iconic buildings have changed - or stood strong - over the centuries.

'I just want his family to know we did our best'

'I just want his family to know we did our best'

A motorist has told how he and another man ran to help after a biker was fatally injured in a crash.

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Woman dies after crash at junction

Woman dies after crash at junction

A woman has died two weeks after being involved in a serious crash.

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Money for the French and councillors' lunch

Money for the French and councillors' lunch

Our political editor Paul Francis takes a look at all the big news from national and local politics this week.

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Frantic activity to re-open town's nightclub

Frantic activity to re-open town's nightclub

This is what clubbers can expect at a venue which is re-opening after suffering a huge fire days ago.

Man charged with arson after nine cars torched

Man charged with arson after nine cars torched

A 37-year-old has appeared in court charged with one count of arson after a number of cars were set on fire in one night.

Thug branded 'a dangerous and unpredictable man'

Thug branded 'a dangerous and unpredictable man'

A man who threatened a van driver with a bread knife and tried to set fire to a house has been jailed for more than six years.

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Security guards hotel where asylum seekers are staying

Security guards hotel where asylum seekers are staying

Three security guards are watching over a seafront hotel which is being used to house asylum seekers.

Hour-long delays at Crossing

Hour-long delays at Crossing

There were long delays on the approach to the Dartford tunnel with queues stretching back to Junction 4 of the M25.

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PCC calls on Patel to treat police fairly

PCC calls on Patel to treat police fairly

Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner is asking for police officers to get the same treatment as firefighters and NHS workers in regard to a pay rise.

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Storms and torrential rain all weekend

Storms and torrential rain all weekend

Thunderstorms and torrential rain are set to batter Kent all weekend days after flash flooding hit the county.

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Boy, 16, in custody after girl stabbed

Boy, 16, in custody after girl stabbed

A 16-year-old boy remains in police custody after an attack on a young girl left her in a serious condition in a London hospital.

Outdoor cinema returns with line-up of classic films

Outdoor cinema returns with line-up of classic films

An outdoor cinema which offers views over the English Channel is returning to Kent this month.

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TikTok-famous family quit social media after arson attack

TikTok-famous family quit social media after arson attack

The Smithy Family have revealed they are taking a break from TikTok to 'put their family back together' after an arson attack devastated their home.

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Kent wakes up to a new sound from September

Kent wakes up to a new sound from September

Listeners to the kmfm Breakfast show are in safe hands as Laura goes on materniry leave.

The 16 sectors exempt from Covid isolation

The 16 sectors exempt from Covid isolation

A list of 16 sectors has been released where staff will be exempt from Covid isolation if they are fully vaccinated amid the growing 'pingdemic'.

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