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MEP 'a relic' for comments on gay people

MEP 'a relic' for comments on gay people

Newly-elected MEP Ann Widdecombe has been attacked for comments about gay people during a TV interview.

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Thousands attend World Custard Pie Championships

Thousands attend World Custard Pie Championships

More than 2,000 custard pies were once again thrown in jest at a popular village event, which has attracted international interest.

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Passengers invited to Bus Forum

Passengers invited to Bus Forum

Anyone with an interest in a Kent town's bus services is invited to attend a meeting with campaigners.

'I was telling her that she was loved'

'I was telling her that she was loved'

A passenger has spoken of how he saved the life of a "suicidal" woman at a railway station.

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Lorry driver spotted 'all over the road' on M20

Lorry driver spotted 'all over the road' on M20

A HGV driver has been taken to hospital after being found 'slumped at the wheel' on a motorway.

Teenager missing for more than a week

Teenager missing for more than a week

Police have launched an appeal for help to find a teenager amid concerns about his welfare.

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Police deal with 'suicidal person' at railway station

Police deal with 'suicidal person' at railway station

Police and a helicopter were sent to a train station after reports of a person intending to take their own life.

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What's the point of our planning committee? asks Maidstone councillor

What's the point of our planning committee? asks Maidstone councillor

Planning inspectors are frequently over-turning planning refusals for Gypsy and Traveller sites.

I'm no Tom Cruise admits planning officer

I'm no Tom Cruise admits planning officer

The view from the beer garden at The Bull at Linton would be spoilt if a caravan holiday park were approved, councillors were told.

Young computer game designers up for national award

Young computer game designers up for national award

Four boys from Kent could bring home a national prize after designing their own video games.

Nothing can be done now to protect ancient woodland

Nothing can be done now to protect ancient woodland

It's been a long time coming, but Maidstone council has finally signed off on plans for housing in Lordswood.

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Dying widow's wedding ring 'stolen in hospital'

Dying widow's wedding ring 'stolen in hospital'

An elderly patient had to spend her final days in hospital without her wedding ring of 58 years after it was allegedly stolen from her finger.

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Council approves 53 homes

Council approves 53 homes

A council has approved plans for 53 homes on grazing land in a village.

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Why I joined Stones

Why I joined Stones

Goalkeeper Jake Cole has revealed his reasons for switching to the Gallagher.

Mum spared jail after knifing lover

Mum spared jail after knifing lover

A woman who stabbed her former lover in the bottom has avoided being sent to prison.

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Rush-hour warning after car fire damages road

Rush-hour warning after car fire damages road

Part of one of Kent's busiest roads will remain closed until tomorrow as urgent repairs are carried out.

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Special school's bid for therapy dog

Special school's bid for therapy dog

A special school has set its sights on recruiting a teacher's pet to help with pupils' wellbeing.

Fundraising in Matt's memory continues four years after Nepal earthquake

Fundraising in Matt's memory continues four years after Nepal earthquake

Family and friends of the only British man to die in the 2015 Nepal earthquake are raising money in his memory.

Don't be surprised if your tap water runs brown

Don't be surprised if your tap water runs brown

South East Water has issued a list of roads where residents can expect their water supply to be disrupted over the the next two weeks.

Wife scratched cheating husband's Audi before spitting on police

Wife scratched cheating husband's Audi before spitting on police

A woman has been sentenced after assaulting three police officers and causing £1,000 worth of damage to her husband's car.

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