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Pervert jailed for sex attack

Pervert jailed for sex attack

A sex pest who failed to show up at court for his sex trial has been sent a note from the judge informing him of his sentence and restraining order.

Awning collapse injures woman

Awning collapse injures woman

A woman has been taken to hospital with head injuries after an awning outside a Costa Coffee shop fell on her.

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Huge numbers off as school hit by 'norovirus' outbreak

Huge numbers off as school hit by 'norovirus' outbreak

Public health officials have issued advice after as many as 76 primary pupils contracted a highly contagious winter vomiting bug at the same school.

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Warning after man 'chases woman in car'

Warning after man 'chases woman in car'

Police are investigating after a woman reported being approached and chased by a man when she was in her car.

Fly-tipping women fined £4,687

Fly-tipping women fined £4,687

A council has prosecuted three women after three separate incidents of waste being left on the side of the road.

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Bully held lover's head under water in front of her child

Bully held lover's head under water in front of her child

A jealous thug pushed his lover's head under water while she was in the bath, leaving her gasping for air.

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Looking for a great country pub? Secret Drinker has the solution...

Looking for a great country pub? Secret Drinker has the solution...

Our undercover reporter stumbles across hounds, history and a cheesecake to die for in the heart of Kent.

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Prime Minister's pub visit cancelled

Prime Minister's pub visit cancelled

A plan for Boris Johnson to visit a high street boozer has been called off amid security concerns.

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Lengthy ferry delays amid strikes and bad weather

Lengthy ferry delays amid strikes and bad weather

A cross-Channel operator is warning of holdups of up to 90 minutes on sailings due to bad weather and French strikes

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Arrests after 250 cannabis plants uncovered at property

Arrests after 250 cannabis plants uncovered at property

Two men will appear in court today after police discovered more than 250 cannabis plants at a property.

'Taste of America' coming to town

'Taste of America' coming to town

A new diner is aiming to bring 'the taste of America' to a Kent town when it opens next week.

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Gun and ammo found in raid

Gun and ammo found in raid

Two men have appeared in court after armed National Crime Agency officers seized a gun and live bullets.

£400 bill for dropping fag butt at Tesco

£400 bill for dropping fag butt at Tesco

A smoker has been hit with a hefty fine and costs for dropping a cigarette butt.

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'Surround them with love at every chance'

'Surround them with love at every chance'

An ex-soldier found dead in an adventure playground left a heartbreaking suicide note to his children and estranged wife, an inquest has heard.

Ellie's Kent music video comes with environmental message

Ellie's Kent music video comes with environmental message

A new music video - shot on a Kent beach by superstar Ellie Goulding - has been released alongside a strong warning about the use of plastic.

Police offer 'reward' to owner of £30k cannabis

Police offer 'reward' to owner of £30k cannabis

Police have seized £30k worth of cannabis and are offering a special prize for its owner.

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PM and Corbyn to go head-to-head in Kent

PM and Corbyn to go head-to-head in Kent

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will face off in a debate filmed live in the county tonight.

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'Animalistic' burglar attacked former hotel director

'Animalistic' burglar attacked former hotel director

A burglar attacked a former hotelier after being disturbed while he was pilfering from his pantry.

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How many can you get on this film quiz?

How many can you get on this film quiz?

The 12 days of Quizmas has started with some tricky questions on blockbuster movies released this year.

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'I didn't want to be here'

'I didn't want to be here'

An Olympic gold medallist has spoken out about her battle with loneliness and depression.

Pub reopens under new ownership

Pub reopens under new ownership

A village pub which has recently had a change of hands has reopened following an extensive refurbishment.

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Top artist joins fight to save 800 jobs at docks

Top artist joins fight to save 800 jobs at docks

A world famous artist has backed a campaign to save hundreds of jobs at risk if docks are redeveloped.

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Man jailed for trafficking teenagers

Man jailed for trafficking teenagers

A man was one of three people jailed after Vietnamese teenagers were bought in to the county on a boat.

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Child 'snatched' from grotto

Child 'snatched' from grotto

A mum is warning parents to be vigilant after her young child was taken by a man in a shopping centre.

Bus replacements after train fault

Bus replacements after train fault

Engineers are working to fix a fault on a train line.

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XR protesters fined

XR protesters fined

Two pensioners are among three people found guilty of a public order offence in an Extinction Rebellion protest in Kent.

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Bus service in doubt after driver attacked

Bus service in doubt after driver attacked

A firm is said to have cut a bus service after one of its drivers was assaulted.

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Hustings puts social care at top of agenda

Hustings puts social care at top of agenda

An election debate in the county's most marginal seat focused on supporting people with learning difficulties.

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Historic school to be knocked down

Historic school to be knocked down

Around 860 grammar school pupils are being moved into a "modern" six-storey building.

Greggs to open at Bluewater

Greggs to open at Bluewater

High Street baking giant Greggs is set to move into the county's biggest shopping centre.

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