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Fate of animal test centre hangs in balance

Fate of animal test centre hangs in balance

A company is contesting a decision to turn down plans to turn a nursery into a livestock research facility.

Gun pulled on pub doorman

Gun pulled on pub doorman

A security guard who served in Iraq says nothing could prepare him for some of the things he's seen on Kent's streets.

Concerns at prison's growing drugs problem

Concerns at prison's growing drugs problem

An unannounced inspection at a Kent prison has uncovered a growing drugs problem.

'Keep calm' after stroke units decision

'Keep calm' after stroke units decision

An MP has called for calm amid threats of legal action after a controversial changes to stroke care.

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'We're not abandoning young people'

'We're not abandoning young people'

Councillors have voted down plans to spend £1.4 million on Kent's youth services and children's centres.

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Loneliness taskforce on the cards

Loneliness taskforce on the cards

A council is increasing efforts to reduce loneliness as sufferers have higher risks of serious health conditions.

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Brothers deny knifepoint burglary

Brothers deny knifepoint burglary

Two men have been accused of breaking into a home on the street they live in.

Thirty-four migrants in one small boat

Thirty-four migrants in one small boat

Men, women and children were rescued after being crammed in an inflatable boat.

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Strike a pose at new selfie factory

Strike a pose at new selfie factory

Instagram lovers can pose for the perfect picture at a new selfie factory opening at a shopping centre.

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Sex abuse victim still haunted by teacher's attacks

Sex abuse victim still haunted by teacher's attacks

An abuse victim has spoken of his horrific ordeal as an 11-year-old boy when his teacher carried out vile sex attacks in a school stationery cupboard.

'Lane closures made me miss my flight'

'Lane closures made me miss my flight'

A care worker's journey to the airport took more than three hours thanks to lane closures.

Homelessness fears as housing service cut

Homelessness fears as housing service cut

Dozens of vulnerable young adults are at risk of homelessness after a decision to axe a crucial sheltered housing scheme.

'I'm appalled by the behaviour I saw, it was disgraceful'

'I'm appalled by the behaviour I saw, it was disgraceful'

A child, woman and two men were hurt after trouble broke out at a boxing event when someone in the crowd threw a chair and a boxer "left the ring".

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'Beautiful' Bonnie dies in train tragedy

'Beautiful' Bonnie dies in train tragedy

A 28-year-old who died after she was struck by a train has been described as smart, funny and kind-hearted by friends.

Machete robbers admit stealing £15k in security van raid

Machete robbers admit stealing £15k in security van raid

Two robbers are facing jail sentences for an armed raid on a cash-in-transit van.

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Bowls club facing uphill struggle

Bowls club facing uphill struggle

The future of two bowls clubs could be “in jeopardy” because elderly members can’t climb the steep hill to their only car park.

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Drug dealer jailed after stop-and-search

Drug dealer jailed after stop-and-search

A drug dealer has been locked up after he was found concealing crack cocaine and heroin following a stop-and-search by police on patrol.

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Call for 'person of colour' on £50 notes

Call for 'person of colour' on £50 notes

An MP has called on the Bank Of England to choose an ethnic minority person to be the face of the new £50 note.

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Body confirmed as missing farmer

Body confirmed as missing farmer

A body found in a river has been confirmed as a missing millionaire farmer.

'Migrant incident' off coast

'Migrant incident' off coast

Border Force officers are involved in a new incident involving a small vessel off the Kent coast.

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