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‘It’s not just a place to grab a drink - it’s a vital social hub’

‘It’s not just a place to grab a drink - it’s a vital social hub’

Last orders may have been called at a community pub but a campaign to get it reopened is gaining momentum.

Major route to shut all weekend after road floods

Major route to shut all weekend after road floods

A major route is set to be shut all weekend after a burst pipe caused flooding in the road.

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You can't park there! Truckers take break on M20 slip road

You can't park there! Truckers take break on M20 slip road

Stunned police officers came across three HGV drivers taking a break on a motorway slip road.

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Reform UK downplays chances in Kent despite poll putting it ahead of Tories

Reform UK downplays chances in Kent despite poll putting it ahead of Tories

The Reform UK party in Kent has downplayed the prospects of it winning seats in the county despite a new opinion poll putting it ahead of the Tories.

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Flat forced to close after ‘causing misery’ to neighbours

Flat forced to close after ‘causing misery’ to neighbours

A flat which was linked to drug misuse, noise and antisocial behaviour has been closed following a court order.

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Teenager charged with sex attacks on women in public

Teenager charged with sex attacks on women in public

A teenager has been charged with sex attacks on women in public.

‘Politicians weren’t interested’: Three-month road closure ends but businesses left counting cost

‘Politicians weren’t interested’: Three-month road closure ends but businesses left counting cost

Businesses say three-month roadworks may finally be at an end but the impact is long lasting with politicians largely ‘uninterested’ in their plight.

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Travellers pitch up on town field popular with dog walkers

Travellers pitch up on town field popular with dog walkers

Police are in attendance after multiple travellers have pitched up behind a recreation centre.

Historic high street pubs sold at auction

Historic high street pubs sold at auction

A pair of historic pubs including one which closed 10 years ago have been sold at auction.

Teen motorbike crash victim named as tributes paid to ‘kind hearted boy’

Teen motorbike crash victim named as tributes paid to ‘kind hearted boy’

A teenager has been named locally as the victim of a serious motorbike crash which shut a major road and saw two people arrested.

Man seriously injured after falling from bridge onto road

Man seriously injured after falling from bridge onto road

A man has been taken to a London hospital with serious injuries after falling from a bridge onto a road.

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Garden city ‘health hub’ plans welcomed despite fears ‘rooms will overheat’

Garden city ‘health hub’ plans welcomed despite fears ‘rooms will overheat’

Long-awaited plans for a health centre and education hub ‘promised’ at Britain’s newest garden city have been submitted.

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Horror as catapult-wielding yobs ‘torture’ and kill birds

Horror as catapult-wielding yobs ‘torture’ and kill birds

Witnesses were horrified after a group of boys with catapults kicked and threw a duck against a wall.

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'If I were elected, I'd decriminalise drugs and sex work, banish borders and scrap school'

'If I were elected, I'd decriminalise drugs and sex work, banish borders and scrap school'

After toying with the idea of standing for election, columnist Melissa Todd has revealed her hypothetical manifesto pledges…

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‘It's a way of getting more mass building of substandard properties’

‘It's a way of getting more mass building of substandard properties’

Proposals to scrap rules that have stalled the building of thousands of new homes in Kent have left both environmentalists and developers concerned.

New images of 1,800-home ‘village’ which could be built on farmland

New images of 1,800-home ‘village’ which could be built on farmland

Official plans years in the making have been launched for a 1,800-home village - with developers hoping to break ground next year.

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‘We’re not paying that much!’: Anger over 33% hike to garden waste charges

‘We’re not paying that much!’: Anger over 33% hike to garden waste charges

Angry residents are planning to boycott a garden waste collection service after councillors increased fees by an "extortionate" 33%.

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‘As my missus swigged pints outside, I was in the bar with a mystery blonde’

‘As my missus swigged pints outside, I was in the bar with a mystery blonde’

Secret Drinker has a brief encounter at an awesome country pub just perfect for a summer afternoon

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Alleged murder victim ‘had 12cm stab wound to chest’

Alleged murder victim ‘had 12cm stab wound to chest’

A man suffered a 12cm stab wound to his chest, a jury has heard, as his former friend goes on trial for his murder.

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