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‘This is the third flood in three weeks – I’m scared to go to bed at night!’

‘This is the third flood in three weeks – I’m scared to go to bed at night!’

Residents have once again been left fearing for their homes after their road flooded for the third time in as many weeks.

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Tributes paid following tragic death of Scouts’ chief

Tributes paid following tragic death of Scouts’ chief

Tributes have been paid to Kent’s Scout commissioner after he died suddenly.

More flats planned for former social club set to be bulldozed

More flats planned for former social club set to be bulldozed

An abandoned social club is set to be knocked down under fresh plans to turn the site into 36 flats.

Town centre bank to become dentist

Town centre bank to become dentist

From stately historic home visited by royalty to town centre bank – and now state-of-the-art dental practice.

Florist who followed in great-grandfather’s footsteps celebrates 25 years

Florist who followed in great-grandfather’s footsteps celebrates 25 years

An entrepreneur is marking a quarter of a century in business in a village where she has deep family ties.

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‘Is it time we stop marking war-time anniversaries?’

‘Is it time we stop marking war-time anniversaries?’

The lessons of the world wars seem to have been forgotten – so is it time we stop marking key anniversaries in the conflicts?

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‘I’ve run iconic Kent pub for 20 years – the celebs love it’

‘I’ve run iconic Kent pub for 20 years – the celebs love it’

The list of celebrities to have visited a popular pub goes on and on – but its long-serving landlord admits he often doesn’t recognise them!

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‘Our Michelin-starred restaurant is thriving - but we’re closing and leaving Kent’

‘Our Michelin-starred restaurant is thriving - but we’re closing and leaving Kent’

The owners of a thriving Michelin-starred restaurant have revealed why they are leaving Kent after eight years of serving up culinary excellence.

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RNLI 200: Two centuries of lifesaving history in pictures

RNLI 200: Two centuries of lifesaving history in pictures

The RNLI has been saving lives at sea for 200 years but it’s a story that started miles from the coast and instead inside the walls of a city pub.

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‘Roadworks have finished but we know they’ll be back again’

‘Roadworks have finished but we know they’ll be back again’

Businesses and residents fear gas works will return after SGN closes the road three times in seven months in an attempt to fix 100-year-old pipping.

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Papa Johns branches at risk as 50 restaurants set to close

Papa Johns branches at risk as 50 restaurants set to close

The pizza chain has revealed plans to close about 50 takeaways in the UK which it said are not performing as well as others.

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Two arrests after reports of people with weapons

Two arrests after reports of people with weapons

Armed police swooped on two residential streets and made two arrests following reports of people carrying weapons.

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Man set fire to Co-op in revenge attack with staff still inside

Man set fire to Co-op in revenge attack with staff still inside

A would-be thief tackled by a Co-op boss as he tried to steal alcohol later returned to the shop and set it on fire in a terrifying revenge attack.

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Suspect charged after man makes threats at GP surgery

Suspect charged after man makes threats at GP surgery

A suspect has been charged following reports of a man making threats at a GP surgery.

‘If this continues we will not be able to sustain our future’

‘If this continues we will not be able to sustain our future’

Councillors have warned next year could be ‘terminal’ for KCC’s finances, as a report finds half of councils are on the brink.

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Opening date revealed for Bluewater’s football air dome backed by England legends

Opening date revealed for Bluewater’s football air dome backed by England legends

The opening date for a family-friendly, football entertainment centre has been revealed after it was launched by four legends of the game.

Reports of dog attacks on rise as other crimes fall

Reports of dog attacks on rise as other crimes fall

There has been a huge rise in the number of dog bites reported to Kent Police in the last few months, statistics show.

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Aldi locker trial in Kent aims to make shopping ‘more convenient’

Aldi locker trial in Kent aims to make shopping ‘more convenient’

A major supermarket has introduced a new parcel collection scheme at one of its branches in the county in a bid to assist shoppers.

Suspect in 'hit-and-run' death of boy, 7, bailed until summer

Suspect in 'hit-and-run' death of boy, 7, bailed until summer

A man arrested in connection with the suspected hit-and-run death of a seven-year-old boy has had his bail extended until the summer.

Traffic zones scrapped and 2,000 homes set for near uni

Traffic zones scrapped and 2,000 homes set for near uni

A city’s controversial traffic zoning plans will be scrapped while new land is earmarked for thousands of homes.

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Police car crashes into roadside broadband box

Police car crashes into roadside broadband box

A police car has been badly damaged after crashing into a broadband box this afternoon.

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Social care changes could be ‘devastating’ for disabled

Social care changes could be ‘devastating’ for disabled

Plans to change how care costs are calculated could affect 15,000 disabled people.

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Missing man may have driven through busy town

Missing man may have driven through busy town

Police are calling for the public’s help to trace a 60-year-old man reported missing.

Police hunt for men after ‘suspicious incident’ involving unidentified weapon

Police hunt for men after ‘suspicious incident’ involving unidentified weapon

Detectives have released two images of two men they want to speak to after reports of an unidentified weapon being spotted in the town.

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Long-standing councillor to stand to be Kent MP

Long-standing councillor to stand to be Kent MP

A former council leader has been selected by his party to stand for them at the next general election.

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Bar boss who sexually assaulted woman wept after guilty verdict

Bar boss who sexually assaulted woman wept after guilty verdict

A father-of-two bar owner has been jailed for seven years after he was found guilty by a jury of two sex attacks.

Hundreds of boxes of medical masks dumped near ancient woodland

Hundreds of boxes of medical masks dumped near ancient woodland

Thousands of disposable medical masks have been found dumped at a car park next to a nature reserve.

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‘Vital’ ferry service linking Kent and Essex to end

‘Vital’ ferry service linking Kent and Essex to end

A regular ferry service across the River Thames which had more than 100,000 passenger journeys a year is set to be axed.

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Family’s world ‘shattered’ after dad named as crash victim

Family’s world ‘shattered’ after dad named as crash victim

The family of a private ambulance driver who died in a horror crash called him the “best dad any kid could have” in a heartbreaking tribute.

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Children find out their secondary school offer today

Children find out their secondary school offer today

School children around the county will learn later today which secondary school they will attend in September.

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