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The BOGOF house that comes with a second home

The BOGOF house that comes with a second home

This seven-bedroom house is on the market for just under £7m and has a second, four-bedroom home. Here's what you'd get for your money...

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Village housing plans branded 'unwelcome' in the countryside

Village housing plans branded 'unwelcome' in the countryside

More than 250 residents and a village parish council are fighting plans for "affordable" homes on farmland.

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£2,000 of equipment stolen from animal rescue charity

£2,000 of equipment stolen from animal rescue charity

A charity cat rescue in Kent has been left "frustrated" after more than £2,000 of supplies were stolen from its storage site.

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Pair charged with firearm offences

Pair charged with firearm offences

A man and a woman have been charged on suspicion of a firearm and ammunition offence following a warrant at an address.

'Flytipping surge has us living in fear'

'Flytipping surge has us living in fear'

A farmer has spoken of the financial and emotional burden of flytipping on agricultural land, as the number of cases rises in every part of Kent.

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'Scan me to hear my favourite song!'

'Scan me to hear my favourite song!'

A Shrek superfan has had a Spotify code tattooed on her arm so when you scan her with a phone the song from the title credits plays.

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Man fell to death from cliffs

Man fell to death from cliffs

A coroner was unable to conclude why a man plunged from a height and ended up in water on a shoreline.

Patient defies odds by marking 50 years with transplant

Patient defies odds by marking 50 years with transplant

One of the world's longest surviving transplant patients has defied the odds to celebrate 50 years with his new kidney.

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Thug mugged man with cerebral palsy and spent cash in McDonald's

Thug mugged man with cerebral palsy and spent cash in McDonald's

A violent robber who mugged a man with cerebral palsy and spent the cash in McDonald's later smashed up a police computer after being caught.

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Tributes to pensioner who was attacked in his own home

Tributes to pensioner who was attacked in his own home

A popular pensioner who was beaten up in his own home has died, but it is not known if the attack contributed to his death.

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Woman arrested after man, 80, dies by roadside

Woman arrested after man, 80, dies by roadside

Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after the death of a man found injured by the side of a road.

Family's nightmare after having no water for three days

Family's nightmare after having no water for three days

The father of a three-month old baby had to spend £60 on bottled water after a Southern Water pipe burst meant he couldn't feed his son.

What is Stealth Omicron and why are scientists watching it so closely?

What is Stealth Omicron and why are scientists watching it so closely?

New Omicron variant BA.2, thought to be more contagious than the current strain, is being investigated by scientists worldwide and here's why:

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Pufferfish goes to dentist to have her goofy teeth trimmed

Pufferfish goes to dentist to have her goofy teeth trimmed

Goldie the five-year-old pufferfish had to have treatment to reduce her one inch fangs as they were preventing her from eating.

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'No public support for keeping docks'

'No public support for keeping docks'

A council leader has stoked controversy by suggesting there is little public support for keeping a closure-threatened docks open.

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The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge spotted in Kent

The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge spotted in Kent

Frankie Bridge, from girl group The Saturdays and I'm a Celeb, enjoyed a day out in the county with friends over the weekend.

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Dover TAP: Councillor demands more is done for residents

Dover TAP: Councillor demands more is done for residents

A councillor is demanding that more is done to help residents in Dover against the disruption of backed-up lorries.

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Road closed after man found injured

Road closed after man found injured

A man has been found injured by the side of a road, sparking a police investigation into how he came by his injuries.

Toddlers rescued from Channel

Toddlers rescued from Channel

Three toddlers were among the asylum seekers brought in by a lifeboat to a Kent port.

'Get well soon mate'

'Get well soon mate'

Police officers have sent messages of support to a colleague who was seriously injured after trying to stop a stolen motorbike.

6 ways to ask for a pay rise in 2022

6 ways to ask for a pay rise in 2022

With the cost of living soaring how is it best to raise the subject of a pay rise so that you can take home a little more money each month?

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Harder to stop new developments as housing targets missed

Harder to stop new developments as housing targets missed

Speculative housing schemes across several districts are now more likely to be given the go-ahead, after councils failed to hit new homes targets.

How to help prepare your child for starting school

How to help prepare your child for starting school

Starting school can be daunting - for little ones and parents too - but there are ways you can help get them ready for this important step.

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Thousands more households in Kent face fuel poverty

Thousands more households in Kent face fuel poverty

The number of people struggling to meet high energy bills is set to spiral as figures show more than 65k households in Kent face fuel poverty.

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Monkey spotted on the loose in field

Monkey spotted on the loose in field

Residents have been asked to stay on the lookout after a monkey was spotted running through a field.

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Image released after seven injured in seafront rampage

Image released after seven injured in seafront rampage

Police have released an image of a man they want to talk to about a seafront incident that saw seven people injured.

Culture secretary backs plan for statue of trailblazing author

Culture secretary backs plan for statue of trailblazing author

The culture secretary has praised plans to honour a pioneering female author with a statue in Kent - as a shortlist of sculptors has been revealed.

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Officer hit by motorbike on M25

Officer hit by motorbike on M25

A police officer who was responding to reports of a stolen motorbike on the M25 has been seriously injured.

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Kent MP backs calls for probe into ex-minister's sacking claims

Kent MP backs calls for probe into ex-minister's sacking claims

An ex-minister's claims over her sacking should be investigated, a Kent MP has said.

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CCTV appeal after valuables stolen from home

CCTV appeal after valuables stolen from home

Police are hunting two men after car keys, cash and other valuables were stolen in a raid on a home.

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