Stop fuelling panic on our forecourts, that's the message from experts who are urging people not to fill up their vehicles unless they have to as Kent's petrol stations have been flooded with customers. A shortage of HGV drivers means fuel isn't being delivered to petrol stations, with some of them - including one in Lenham - being forced to close. Howard Cox from Fairfuel UK says he predicts fuel prices could go up by as much as 4p in the next few weeks if people continue to flock to the county's stations.
Did you know the country's only royal harbour will soon be celebrating its 200th anniversary and it's located right here in Kent? King George the fourth liked Ramsgate's harbour so much he gifted it with a royal assent. This weekend will be spent celebrating the historical moment, as well as all the other events that have happened over the past two centuries.
Experts at a university based in Kent are developing new technology to help tackle food shortage due to climate change. The University of Greenwich have formally opened three new buildings on their Medway campus dedicated to this cause. A state of the art greenhouse has been built to simulate different climates to help research into growth of crops dying in places like Africa.
One former police officer believes this is result of an increase in the number of officers being assaulted saying that in the past year almost 50% of officers in the county were attacked. However, one crime prevention charity from Dartford is warning about the excessive use of the weapons, especially on young people.
Recruiters in hospitality and retail sectors say they've had to adapt their recruitment methods to fill vacancies in recent months.