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Train delays as lorry hits bridge

Train delays as lorry hits bridge

Passengers are facing disruption after an HGV struck a railway bridge.

Instagram star cheetah to be released into wild

Instagram star cheetah to be released into wild

Two Kent-born cheetahs will become the first captivity-born hand-raised pair to be reintroduced to their natural habitat.

Sewage leaking on to M&S floor

Sewage leaking on to M&S floor

Buckets were placed on the floor of a food hall forced to close after sewage was thought to be dripping on to the shop floor.

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Gran meets mystery man who saved her life

Gran meets mystery man who saved her life

A 60-year-old wanted to take her own life but had her mind changed after ringing Samaritans when a contact card flicked out of her bedside cabinet.

Another slip road shuts at M20 junction

Another slip road shuts at M20 junction

Drivers are facing another slip road closure at an M20 junction - but the latest roadworks are only temporary.

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Man in dock accused of murdering partner

Man in dock accused of murdering partner

A man accused of murdering his partner at their home has appeared in court and is due to stand trial in the summer.

Driver in court after crash kills dad

Driver in court after crash kills dad

A pensioner has appeared in court following the death of a father-of-four.

Nearly 950 foreign drivers avoid speeding fines in Op Brock

Nearly 950 foreign drivers avoid speeding fines in Op Brock

Speeding motorists from European countries are escaping prosecution despite speeding on M20 contra-flow.

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Blood donor's fury at 'disgraceful' parking ticket

Blood donor's fury at 'disgraceful' parking ticket

An angry blood donor says a council is putting a price on lives by making those who donate pay for parking.

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First look inside new 24-hour gym

First look inside new 24-hour gym

Here's a first look inside a brand new 24-hour gym which opened in a cinema, hotel and leisure complex.

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'He gave her a cuddle then fled the flames'

'He gave her a cuddle then fled the flames'

A 14-year-old boy was forced to say an emotional goodbye to his much-loved dog before climbing onto the roof to escape a fire at his home.

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Hotel attack left victim's eye hanging out

Hotel attack left victim's eye hanging out

A 72-year-old hotelier ended up in hospital after he tried to stop a burglar.

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Hundreds back £1m tree planting drive

Hundreds back £1m tree planting drive

A project to plant £1m worth of trees to help tackle air pollution has received overwhelming support.

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Nurturing nature: the National Trust at 125

Nurturing nature: the National Trust at 125

As Europe's largest conservation charity turns 125, we take a look at its work to conserve nature and our enviornment, and how it will celebrate.

Pub with sea views up for sale

Pub with sea views up for sale

A five-floor pub is expected to fetch up to £425,000 when it goes on the market.

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Rooftop railway station 'trespasser' charged

Rooftop railway station 'trespasser' charged

The man allegedly responsible for causing major delays across Kent's rail network is being prosecuted.

Pub saved from housing development

Pub saved from housing development

Two years of hard work has paid off for villagers who are within touching distance of saving their local from the clutches of developers.

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'High-speed network needs more trains'

'High-speed network needs more trains'

An MP says action is needed to stop the county's high-speed service becoming a victim of its own success.

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Engineers hatch plan to fix landslip

Engineers hatch plan to fix landslip

Some 40,000 tonnes of stone - the weight of almost 100 Jumbo Jets - will be drafted in to help rebuild train tracks which have been out of use.

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Unemployment rises for 17th month in a row

Unemployment rises for 17th month in a row

Almost three times more men claimed benefits than women last month in Kent, with the largest number of claims being made by those aged 25 and 49.

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Three injured in police car crash

Three injured in police car crash

Medics are currently at the scene of an accident involving a police car and another vehicle.

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Drivers in court over teen's death

Drivers in court over teen's death

Two people have been in court accused of causing the death of a teenage girl when the broken down car she was sitting in was crashed into.

Driver dices with death at level crossing

Driver dices with death at level crossing

Video footage has captured an impatient driver speeding over a level crossing just before the barriers close.

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Koala artwork to help Australian bush fire appeal

Koala artwork to help Australian bush fire appeal

An artist has created a limited edition print and is donating all profits from its sale to the Australian bush fire crisis.

Ominous cloud over Kent 'like Independence Day'

Ominous cloud over Kent 'like Independence Day'

A strange cloud formation has been spotted moving across the county's sky.

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State of education in Kent revealed

State of education in Kent revealed

Inspectors have issued a report outlining how well schools in the county are performing and it's a mixed-picture.

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Five arrested after town centre disturbance

Five arrested after town centre disturbance

Five people have been arrested after emergency services were called to a town centre for an incident which left two in hospital.

Bringing Afro-Latino sounds to Kent

Bringing Afro-Latino sounds to Kent

A dance teacher has revealed an ambitious plan to stage a festival focused on African and Latin music.

'I was Kent's first female undertaker - and I enjoy every minute'

'I was Kent's first female undertaker - and I enjoy every minute'

A funeral director has revealed why she has stuck with the "wonderful profession" for more than six decades.

Man helping rehabilitate inmates jailed

Man helping rehabilitate inmates jailed

A rehab worker ended up smuggling drugs into prison after his family were threatened in a case described by a judge as "upsetting and tragic".

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