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Over 150k lorries dodge crossing charges

Over 150k lorries dodge crossing charges

Nearly 3,000 foreign lorries are avoiding paying charges at the Dartford Crossing every week, according to newly uncovered figures.

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Uni security officer gets surprise Christmas call

Uni security officer gets surprise Christmas call

A security officer known as 'Mummy Kik' has received the latest present from kmfm's Make Someone's Christmas.

Corbyn tables no-confidence motion in Prime Minister

Corbyn tables no-confidence motion in Prime Minister

Jeremy Corbyn is submitting a motion of no-confidence in the Prime Minister after her decision to delay a meaningful vote on her Brexit deal.

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Two arrested after police chase

Two arrested after police chase

Two people have been arrested after a helicopter was called in to help search for a reportedly stolen vehicle.

Top recycling towns revealed

Top recycling towns revealed

The best and worst areas for recycling in Kent have been unveiled.

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A sproutacular record attempt

A sproutacular record attempt

Staff at a vegetable firm will try to break the world record for the most Brussels sprouts eaten in one minute.

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Haulage boss locked up for smuggling

Haulage boss locked up for smuggling

A freight business owner has been jailed for trying to sneak 2,000 kilos of tobacco into the UK in a bid to evade nearly half a million pounds in tax.

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Zip-line claim for student who broke back thrown out

Zip-line claim for student who broke back thrown out

A former student has failed in her bid to sue a council after she fractured her back while riding a zip-wire in a children’s play area.

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Dad tells of dramatic night-time rescue as fire took hold

Dad tells of dramatic night-time rescue as fire took hold

A dad has told how he rescued his young family who were sleeping as a fire raged below their top floor flat.

'Sell out' claims of drive-in cinema firm after cancelling screenings

'Sell out' claims of drive-in cinema firm after cancelling screenings

A drive-in cinema company is still claiming to have sold out all of its film screenings in the county - despite cancelling all of its events.

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'Parliament should be able to say what it would agree with'

'Parliament should be able to say what it would agree with'

A second senior Kent Tory MP says Parliament should be able to say what option for leaving the EU it wants if Theresa May’s Brexit deal is rejected.

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Medical trust discharged patient five days before his suicide

Medical trust discharged patient five days before his suicide

A coroner has ruled a medical trust was correct to discharge a patient from a mental health ward, despite the fact he committed suicide days later.

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'Cell incident' stops accused robbers from court appearance

'Cell incident' stops accused robbers from court appearance

Two men accused of an armed cash-in-transit van robbery were unable to enter pleas because of an incident in the cells.

Healthy lifestyle message is too 'middle class'

Healthy lifestyle message is too 'middle class'

Advice given to help people lose weight needs to be less “middle class” if it is to be effective, according to the county’s director of public health

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Council accused of abandoning buildings to flatten them later

Council accused of abandoning buildings to flatten them later

A local authority is abandoning community buildings so there is an excuse to eventually demolish them, according to a Labour councillor.

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Calls for routine health checks for 30-year-olds

Calls for routine health checks for 30-year-olds

Introducing health checks for people aged 30 would help improve life expectancy and save public money, according to two councillors.

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Poundland sued over gran's store death

Poundland sued over gran's store death

The family of a gran who died after slipping over on a bag have accused a high street discount store of having 'blood on its hands'.

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100 homes plan rejected...for now

100 homes plan rejected...for now

Plans for a 100-house development have been sent back to the drawing board after councillors refuse to approve it.

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S Club are coming to Kent

S Club are coming to Kent

Pop sensations S Club - famous for hits including Reach - are set to play in Kent next year.

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Drugs found hidden under cheese

Drugs found hidden under cheese

An attempted smuggling of nearly £1.5 million in cocaine and ecstasy has been uncovered.

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