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Four abandoned chickens looking for new homes

Four abandoned chickens looking for new homes

Four cockerels rescued by the RSPCA after a flock was abandoned on a village green are looking for new homes.

Puppy farm probe sees 30 dogs found

Puppy farm probe sees 30 dogs found

As lockdown dog prices soar police have arrested three people and found 30 dogs, a stun gun and drugs during a puppy farm investigation.

Pair launch business despite Covid

Pair launch business despite Covid

A new estate agency is to specialise in "extraordinary" homes.

Residents and staff test positive for Covid-19 in veterans village

Residents and staff test positive for Covid-19 in veterans village

Some nine residents and two members of staff have tested positive for Covid-19 at an assisted living court in a village for veterans.

'Opportunist thief' targets sheds

'Opportunist thief' targets sheds

Police are warning residents to be vigilant after a number of outbuildings were burgled in a spate of break-ins.

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Lorry strikes railway bridge

Lorry strikes railway bridge

Train services were disrupted after a lorry hit a railway bridge on a narrow road.

'He was the life and soul'

'He was the life and soul'

Tributes have been paid to popular amateur sportsman who died on Boxing Day following a brain tumour.

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MP calls for exams to be cancelled

MP calls for exams to be cancelled

A Kent MP is calling for all exams to be scrapped and replaced with teacher assessed grades after a year of 'fundamental disruption'.

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Cancer, miscarriages but no medals for nuclear test heroes

Cancer, miscarriages but no medals for nuclear test heroes

A veteran of Britain's nuclear test programme, which has left ex-servicemen with serious health issues, has hit out at the military's medal panel.

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'Life-saving' smart motorway devices to be installed

'Life-saving' smart motorway devices to be installed

Highways bosses plan to begin installing devices which detect when a vehicle has stopped on a smart motorway in early January.

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Kent youngster mentioned in Queen's speech

Kent youngster mentioned in Queen's speech

A brave double-amputee from Kent has appeared alongside Sir Thomas Moore in the Queen's speech for his charity work.

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Muletide spirit at a high for neighbours

Muletide spirit at a high for neighbours

Father Christmas and his festively dressed donkeys paid children a surprise visit handing out presents and mince pies at a community celebration.

Free desserts for people alone this Christmas

Free desserts for people alone this Christmas

An ice cream lady is giving up her Christmas Day to give free desserts to people spending Christmas alone this year.

Spate of garage and shed break-ins

Spate of garage and shed break-ins

Bikes and power tools have been stolen in a series of break-ins in the west of the county.

Scrooge-like council orders removal of pubs’ Christmas trees

Scrooge-like council orders removal of pubs’ Christmas trees

A publican says nothing can dampen a village’s seasonal spirit, despite Scrooge-like council bosses ordering the removal of several Christmas trees.

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Royal Mail staff self-isolating

Royal Mail staff self-isolating

"A small number" of Royal Mail sorting office staff are self-isolating after two confirmed cases of coronavirus at the site.

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Rapport Housing and Care project is ready

Rapport Housing and Care project is ready

After 18 months in construction, new accommodation for the over 55s is taking in its first residents.

Walk-through test centre opens

Walk-through test centre opens

A new Covid-19 test centre allowing walk-in appointments has opened in a community centre car park.

Warning after fraudsters pose as police officers

Warning after fraudsters pose as police officers

Two people were conned into handing over money after fraudsters pretended to be police officers.

Couple launch dream business despite Covid-19

Couple launch dream business despite Covid-19

A couple forced back to the UK after years of travelling have taken the plunge through lockdown and started their own mobile café.

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