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The Kent district with lowest Covid rate in the country

The Kent district with lowest Covid rate in the country

One area of the county is now recording the lowest number of new coronavirus cases in England.

Moped rider critically injured in late-night crash

Moped rider critically injured in late-night crash

A moped rider had to be taken to a London hospital after being involved in a collision with a car last night.

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Over-45s invited for Covid jabs

Over-45s invited for Covid jabs

Those over the age of 45 are being invited to book Covid jabs as the next stage of the UK's mammoth vaccination programme begins.

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Former Strictly star to shave head live on TV

Former Strictly star to shave head live on TV

TV personality James Jordan will today shave his head live on Loose Women in a fundraising tribute to his dad, who died of a brain tumour.

Fundraiser, 87, gives chase as thieves steal collection box

Fundraiser, 87, gives chase as thieves steal collection box

A well known charity supporter, who's been cycling for more than 40 years to raise cash, is devastated after thieves swiped his bike and donations.

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Austen's favourite retreat could open as guesthouse

Austen's favourite retreat could open as guesthouse

Part of a country estate which was once used by Jane Austen while she worked could become a holiday home.

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Can we ever dig our way out of potholes crisis?

Can we ever dig our way out of potholes crisis?

Every spring potholes emerge but the annual blitz to fill them in may only be keeping many of our roads from death's door.

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Patient threw porridge at wall and hit nurse with crutch

Patient threw porridge at wall and hit nurse with crutch

A man has been sent to prison for attacking several key workers including hitting a nurse with a crutch.

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Teen dies of 'exceptionally rare' heart disease

Teen dies of 'exceptionally rare' heart disease

The family of a 14-year-old boy who died suddenly have finally been given answers almost a year after his death.

Blunder sees two candidates nominated for same seat

Blunder sees two candidates nominated for same seat

Labour have been left red-faced after realising they submitted two candidates for a council seat.

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'My day in a post-lockdown pub garden'

'My day in a post-lockdown pub garden'

The high street's back open and it's time for a pint before the the long road back to normality.

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Aqua park makes splash landing at lakes

Aqua park makes splash landing at lakes

A brand new water park will be opening at a popular lakeside attraction with a raft of inflatable obstacles and slides.

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Government urged to reveal lorry park report

Government urged to reveal lorry park report

Local politicians are putting pressure on the government to release a report into the environmental impact of a 66-acre lorry park.

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Car smashed by rocks thrown from motorway bridge

Car smashed by rocks thrown from motorway bridge

A woman's car was damaged after rocks hurled from a motorway bridge smashed into her windscreen.

Man on roof sparks road closure

Man on roof sparks road closure

A police cordon was set up and a man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage during an incident which caused the closure of a road.

Thugs jailed for homophobic attack

Thugs jailed for homophobic attack

A homophobic couple who unleashed a shockingly brutal attack on a former magistrate who opened his heart about his sexuality have been sentenced.

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Slow traffic due to snowfall

Slow traffic due to snowfall

There was slow traffic on the M25 as flurries of snow hit parts of Kent.

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First Class out this month

First Class out this month

Did your child start school in September? Our First Class specials had to be delayed because of Covid but they're now in production and out soon.

Dad who changed name three times has gun bid snubbed

Dad who changed name three times has gun bid snubbed

A dad’s gun licence appeal has been thwarted after a judge branded him “unfit to be trusted with a deadly firearm”.

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'I can't progress in life without my driving licence'

'I can't progress in life without my driving licence'

Driving schools are facing a massive backlog in new learners in need of lessons after lockdown put their lives on hold.

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Muslims prepare for their second Ramadan amid pandemic

Muslims prepare for their second Ramadan amid pandemic

Faith leaders and students have been explaining the positive and negative changes they expect to face as they prepare to fast throughout the month.

Primark queues, breakfast pints and no more lockdown locks

Primark queues, breakfast pints and no more lockdown locks

The next stage in the lifting of lockdown has started, with pub gardens, hairdressers, gyms and libraries able to reopen for the first time in months.

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The Playmate mum of eight

The Playmate mum of eight

The 'Queen' of her own historic Kent abbey and model realised a dream of becoming a Playboy covergirl in lockdown, and after having her eighth child.

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Stunning pictures captured along river from hovercraft

Stunning pictures captured along river from hovercraft

An amateur photographer was given the exciting opportunity to capture stunning pictures along the River Medway.

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Railway station closed due to 'emergency incident'

Railway station closed due to 'emergency incident'

A railway station closed due to an 'emergency incident' has now reopened.

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Primark open until 11pm as shops set for return

Primark open until 11pm as shops set for return

With non-essential shops reopening - many with extended hours - queuing systems are in place at Bluewater.

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Police chopper searches country park

Police chopper searches country park

A police helicopter has been spotted searching a country park and a dog unit was seen in a nearby village.

Farage slams Harry and Meghan over Duke death statement

Farage slams Harry and Meghan over Duke death statement

Nigel Farage says the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would "not be welcomed" by the public at the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Countess of Wessex reveals Duke's moving final moments

Countess of Wessex reveals Duke's moving final moments

Kent's very own Sophie, Countess of Wessex, has spoken touchingly of the Duke's final moments.

Power restored after homes hit by outage

Power restored after homes hit by outage

Residents were left without electricity after a power cut which affected hundreds of homes.

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