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Grand Designs architects' vision for eco-home at country estate

Grand Designs architects' vision for eco-home at country estate

The family owners of a popular country estate have hired architects from Grand Designs to help create a 'truly outstanding' eco-friendly house.

HMS Invincible exhibition set to sail in to dockyard

HMS Invincible exhibition set to sail in to dockyard

An exhibition taking visitors to the seabed to learn more about the Royal Navy's darling HMS Invincible, sunk two centuries ago, is to open in Kent.

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Major HMV store to shut and downsize

Major HMV store to shut and downsize

Music and film store HMV has decided to downsize one of its major branches.

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Swans decapitated and fox drowned at 'lake of horror'

Swans decapitated and fox drowned at 'lake of horror'

Swans have been discovered beheaded and foxes shot at a lake by a Kent animal rescuer in a spate of harrowing cruelty against wildlife.

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Mum distracted by phone before fatal crash

Mum distracted by phone before fatal crash

A mum was distracted by her phone when she veered into the wrong lane and crashed with a lorry.

Police and coastguard called to beach

Police and coastguard called to beach

Officers have been called after reports of a missing man.

Girl's life-changing op to go ahead after last-ditch funding help

Girl's life-changing op to go ahead after last-ditch funding help

A charity has offered to pay for the remaining funds so a one-year-old can have her life-changing heart operation.

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Police launch search for man after woman raped

Police launch search for man after woman raped

Detectives have launched a manhunt after a woman was raped in an early hours attack.

Disaster averted as asylum seekers drift towards ferries

Disaster averted as asylum seekers drift towards ferries

Disaster was averted thanks to quick-thinking port staff after a dinghy drifted perilously close to departing ferries.

Big Energy Saving Week: How councils are helping people pay bills

Big Energy Saving Week: How councils are helping people pay bills

Councils across the county have revealed how the Household Support Grant is letting people get the financial help they are entitled to.

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Firefighter injured in engine crash with car

Firefighter injured in engine crash with car

A firefighter has sustained minor injuries after a fire engine was been involved in a crash.

Hotel barge makes its way up the river

Hotel barge makes its way up the river

A huge boat, likely to be used as a temporary hotel for construction workers, has been towed to a new home.

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Driver clocked at 157mph in Kent was 5th fastest in UK

Driver clocked at 157mph in Kent was 5th fastest in UK

New research finds the fifth fastest driver caught speeding in the country from 2018-20 was in Kent where there are now 84 cameras monitoring drivers.

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Pie and mash shop to open this week

Pie and mash shop to open this week

A family-run pie and mash shop serving traditional London delicacies will welcome its first customers through the doors this week.

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Three face jail after stabbing outside troubled bar

Three face jail after stabbing outside troubled bar

Three men face jail after a stabbing outside a troubled town centre snooker club.

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Body found in search for missing man

Body found in search for missing man

A body has been found in the search for a missing 57-year-old man from Kent.

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Morrisons cuts sick pay for unvaccinated staff

Morrisons cuts sick pay for unvaccinated staff

Morrisons has become the first supermarket to make cuts to sick pay for unjabbed staff who have to isolate after being exposed to Covid.

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Calls to make electric vehicle charging points more accessible

Calls to make electric vehicle charging points more accessible

Heavy cables and poor lighting are among the problems people can encounter with EV charging points, claim disability charities and the AA.

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Netflix donates After Life bench to Kent park

Netflix donates After Life bench to Kent park

A bench will be installed in a Kent park as part of a mental health initiative celebrating the launch of the new series of Ricky Gervais’ After Life.

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Landmark horse statue refurbished after 20 years

Landmark horse statue refurbished after 20 years

A striking statue of a horse along a bypass has been restored after two decades to mark its sponsor's 40th anniversary.

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