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Delays as lorry hits bridge

Delays as lorry hits bridge

Drivers are facing delays tonight after a lorry struck a bridge.

Gang robbery in town park

Gang robbery in town park

A man has been punched in the face and robbed of his phone in a gang attack at a recreation ground.

Urgent action to protect freezing rough sleepers

Urgent action to protect freezing rough sleepers

Local authorities are working to put a roof over the heads of homeless people as temperatures plummet this weekend.

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Fried chicken restaurant to open in Bluewater

Fried chicken restaurant to open in Bluewater

An American diner is set to be relaunched as a restaurant selling fried chicken next month.

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Bargain store and KFC to open in same month

Bargain store and KFC to open in same month

A discount store on a newly-constructed retail park is set to open in the same month as a KFC.

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Inmate isolated in suspected TB case

Inmate isolated in suspected TB case

Prison guards are working to contain the spread of a contagious illness after and inmate was found to possibly be infected with Tuberculosis.

Gritters out as icy blast to hit Kent

Gritters out as icy blast to hit Kent

Roads are being treated and motorists warned as falling temperatures are set to create treacherous conditions tonight.

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Fraudster tried to steal £405k from insurer

Fraudster tried to steal £405k from insurer

A company director has been sentenced for doctoring papers to try and steal £405,000 from his firm's insurer.

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Car on side after town centre crash

Car on side after town centre crash

A two-car crash left one car on its side on a busy main road in the centre of a town.

Tributes left to woman found dead

Tributes left to woman found dead

Tributes to a woman found dead in her home have been left outside her property as police continue to question man on suspicion of her murder.

End of an era for popular store

End of an era for popular store

A city centre leatherwear store, which has been thriving since the '80s, is closing after its owner decided to retire.

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Spate of thefts from vans

Spate of thefts from vans

There has been a series of thefts from vehicles in four areas of the county and police are warning owners to take steps to protect their vehicles.

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Woman hit by car in town centre

Woman hit by car in town centre

A woman was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on a busy main road in the centre of a town.

'Plans for lorry parks in limbo'

'Plans for lorry parks in limbo'

A Kent MP has called on the government to address concerns that long-standing plans for lorry parks in the county are in limbo.

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Police slammed for granting robber bail

Police slammed for granting robber bail

A judge scolded police for releasing a robber who preyed on women in the dark after twice catching him “red-handed.”

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24-hour gym could fill huge empty store

24-hour gym could fill huge empty store

A huge shop which has sat empty for months could become a 24-hour gym, creating 15 new jobs.

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Welcome to the Death Cafe

Welcome to the Death Cafe

Discussing death over a slice of cake and a coffee with strangers may seem like an odd concept, but that is exactly what is happening in one town.

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'I was told I had cancer but still had my baby'

'I was told I had cancer but still had my baby'

A newly-married woman had to face the agonising decision of whether to abort her baby after being diagnosed with cancer.

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Why IS it quite so hard to shop plastic-free?

Why IS it quite so hard to shop plastic-free?

Shops are under pressure from customers to be more environmentally-friendly - so why IS there still quite so much plastic on our shelves?

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Kent independent shops leading anti-plastic charge

Kent independent shops leading anti-plastic charge

An environmental campaign is helping small businesses cut down their plastic waste and big corporations are starting to take note.

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