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'Several suspects with weapons' arrested

'Several suspects with weapons' arrested

Five men have been arrested following a large disturbance involving people with weapons, after police stopped a car.

Dozens of asylum seekers arrive on Christmas Day

Dozens of asylum seekers arrive on Christmas Day

A large number of asylum seekers made the journey across the Channel in wet and windy conditions overnight.

Drink drive arrest after car overturned on M20

Drink drive arrest after car overturned on M20

Someone spent Christmas morning in custody after a car was found overturned near the M20.

Man charged with murder after London stabbing

Man charged with murder after London stabbing

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 27-year-old man in London.

Baby born 12 weeks early celebrates first Christmas

Baby born 12 weeks early celebrates first Christmas

A baby born 12 weeks early has smashed her milestones to make it to her first Christmas.

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Fears shooting range would ruin tranquillity of rural village

Fears shooting range would ruin tranquillity of rural village

Plans to launch a shooting range in a 'quiet' rural village have been met with dismay from residents who fear it will cause noise problems.

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'Look Daddy, it's a pig in a blanket'

'Look Daddy, it's a pig in a blanket'

A family tucking into an early Christmas feast had a surprise when they discovered one part of their festive treat lived up to its name.

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Second World War nurse turns 100 today

Second World War nurse turns 100 today

A great-grandma who celebrates her 100th birthday today is still keeping fit by attending regular exercise classes.

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Strictly at Christmas: The Kent stars who have taken to the ballroom

Strictly at Christmas: The Kent stars who have taken to the ballroom

As Strictly returns to our screens for a Christmas special, we take a look at those from Kent who have sparkled on the show including a recent winner.

Winter walks in Kent to blow away the cobwebs

Winter walks in Kent to blow away the cobwebs

Glorious views, coastal treks and pub stops, so why not head out to burn off some Christmas calories with one of our walks in Kent this winter.

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'Our beloved Koba was taken away from us and we want answers'

'Our beloved Koba was taken away from us and we want answers'

A nine-months-old pup has died after running into sharp metal bars sticking out of the ground in a park.

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Three arrested in Kent after stabbing in London

Three arrested in Kent after stabbing in London

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in London.

Bah Humbug! Pensioners told to take down Christmas lights

Bah Humbug! Pensioners told to take down Christmas lights

Residents living in retirement apartments say they were told to take down a string of Christmas lights or face a bill.

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Town's pier to be sold by council

Town's pier to be sold by council

A council is planning to sell off an historic publicly-owned pier and pontoon to a private company in the new year.

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Burnt-out river restaurant towed away

Burnt-out river restaurant towed away

A former bar and restaurant, moored on the River Medway for more than 10 years, has now gone after the diggers moved in.

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Man in hospital after stabbing

Man in hospital after stabbing

A man in his 20s is being treated in a London hospital after he was stabbed.

Fears of discrimination if bouncers use 'invisible spray' to tag drinkers

Fears of discrimination if bouncers use 'invisible spray' to tag drinkers

A civil liberties group says allowing staff to spray disruptive punters with a tagging liquid could lead to targeting of black and minority customers.

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Retirement village plan for long-derelict cinema site

Retirement village plan for long-derelict cinema site

The site of a former cinema which has been unused for 20 years has changed hands again, with the new owners hoping to build a retirement village.

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Virgin wary: Hundreds fear Christmas TV outage as internet down for days

Virgin wary: Hundreds fear Christmas TV outage as internet down for days

Hundreds fear a Christmas Day TV outage after a Virgin internet outage went into a second day.

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How to get children to sleep on Christmas Eve

How to get children to sleep on Christmas Eve

It can be the hardest night of the year for getting children to bed – but these top tips for a Christmas Eve bedtime routine will help.

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Flushed with love: 'Spectacular and the highlight of my year reviewing pub toilets'

Flushed with love: 'Spectacular and the highlight of my year reviewing pub toilets'

A smitten Secret Drinker finds love in the loos on his latest pub mission.

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Former X Factor contestant jailed again after harassing therapist

Former X Factor contestant jailed again after harassing therapist

A woman who appeared on an ITV talent show is back behind bars after sending abusive emails to a therapist just a fortnight after being released.

Inside a food bank at Christmas

Inside a food bank at Christmas

We volunteered at a Kent food bank to learn about the harsh realities some families face during the festive season.

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Striking images show how landmark mill could look as flats

Striking images show how landmark mill could look as flats

A series of computer-generated images show how Ashford’s historic flour mill could look if plans to convert it into flats are approved.

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'She was fearless, we are in awe of her'

'She was fearless, we are in awe of her'

A family are trying to raise £35,000 to bring their daughter home after she died teaching English abroad.

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Residents in care home lived in 'appalling conditions'

Residents in care home lived in 'appalling conditions'

Inspectors found faeces on pillows and no toilet paper in lavatories when they sprang a surprise visit on a care home, according to a shocking report.

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Pub to relaunch as LGBT+ Pride bar

Pub to relaunch as LGBT+ Pride bar

A popular pub which reopened during the pandemic is set to relaunch in the New Year with a host of new events aimed towards the LGBT+ community.

Arrest after man approaches women in town centre

Arrest after man approaches women in town centre

Police who arrested a suspect on suspicion of approaching women want to know if more people have been targeted.

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'It is a disgusting welcome for visitors'

'It is a disgusting welcome for visitors'

Security has been stepped up near a supermarket on a luxury housing development because of threats from unruly gangs of youths.

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Man jailed for sexually abusing girl

Man jailed for sexually abusing girl

A man branded a 'dangerous predator' has been jailed after he sexually assaulted a child and took pictures of her on several occasions.

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