Shoppers in Kent will soon be able to spend £100 - up from £45 - without entering a pin, raising fears from banks about the increase in card fraud. Retailers hope the move will cut the need for physical contact in shops further amid the pandemic.
Kent Police have warned young cyclists In Kent that they could have their bikes removed from them if they're caught peddling dangerously. This comes after around 70 young people were seen weaving through traffic on push-bikes, and performing tricks on Maidstone's roads.
Married couples in Kent are choosing to stay together as divorces reach their lowest level since nineteen seventy three. In twenty seventeen there were more than a hundred thousand divorces in England and Wales for the year, a five per cent decrease on twenty sixteen's figures. But are you surprised by these statistics? We asked shoppers in Chatham what they thought.
Kent MP Tracey Crouch and several other MPs have apologised after being caught playing football in the Houses of Commons. They've now all written to the Speaker of the House, John Bercow apologising after he criticised them for their behaviour in the historic building. But do you think Tracey Crouch and the team should have been told off for their football antics? We asked shoppers in Chatham.
Shopping centres in Kent and the rest of the country could be at risk of closing down, according to new statistics. According to retail analyst Nelson Blackley, an increase in online shopping is set to force many shops out of business. We asked people in Rochester to find out if how popular Kent's retail hubs are.
People in Kent could be helping to decide who will be shown on the new £50 note. The Banknote Character Advisory Committee usually asks the public to nominate people from a field it chooses and Twitter's been awash with suggestions including Margaret Thatcher and rock star Liam Gallagher. But what about you? Who would you want on the new note? We asked shoppers in Chatham.