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Night porter's near-£100k wrecking spree in hotel

Night porter's near-£100k wrecking spree in hotel

A night porter 'lost it' and smashed up a hotel with a metal bracket, causing nearly £100k of damage, after becoming frustrated with his job.

The pub that's taking over the whole street

The pub that's taking over the whole street

Secret Drinker turns back the clock to explore a town centre pub that just can't stop getting bigger.

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Dog owner fined after pet savaged another animal

Dog owner fined after pet savaged another animal

A dog owner whose pet attacked and injured another animal has been slapped with a £100 fine by a Kent council.

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Air ambulance lands after crash between bike and car

Air ambulance lands after crash between bike and car

The emergency services including the air ambulance are at the scene of a crash after a bike and a car collided.

Cannabis factory unearthed in former town centre bank

Cannabis factory unearthed in former town centre bank

Police alerted to a broken door at a former bank in Kent discovered 300 cannabis plants inside the building.

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Prestigious prize for brave Aurora's amazing family

Prestigious prize for brave Aurora's amazing family

The young family of an incredible eight-year-old, who passed away in June, has been given a Children's Award for their exceptional courage.

Arrest after man raped in alleyway

Arrest after man raped in alleyway

A man has been arrested after another man was allegedly raped in an alleyway near a park in Kent.

Council snaps up town centre landmark for £2m

Council snaps up town centre landmark for £2m

The purchase of a former office block, which was granted planning permission earlier this year to be converted, has been confirmed by a Kent council.

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Education farm for vulnerable adults is saved

Education farm for vulnerable adults is saved

Kent County Council has found a new charity to manage its farm facility for adults with special needs.

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Council stalwart dies aged 76

Council stalwart dies aged 76

Tributes have been paid to a long serving councillor who served for more than three decades and was most recently chair of the county council.

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'No need for new freight airport at Manston'

'No need for new freight airport at Manston'

An independent assessor has said there is no need for a new airport at Manston.

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Dramatic photos show house fire aftermath

Dramatic photos show house fire aftermath

A family say they have lost almost everything after a fire ripped through their home.

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Problems for patients as computer glitch hits surgery

Problems for patients as computer glitch hits surgery

A large doctor's surgery has warned of service problems due to a major computer problem.

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School children make up half of surging Covid infections

School children make up half of surging Covid infections

School children make up almost half of new Covid cases in Kent as the government faces increasing pressure to introduce restrictions.

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End for market after 668 years as high street makeover approved

End for market after 668 years as high street makeover approved

A market which has been present for centuries is to be booted out of a high street in favour of £1 million regeneration project.

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Farage duped into recording IRA message

Farage duped into recording IRA message

Nigel Farage has once again been pranked on the messaging app Cameo – this time filming a birthday greeting with a hidden IRA message.

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Turf boss mowed down neighbour in feud over access

Turf boss mowed down neighbour in feud over access

A turf farm boss attempted to kill his neighbour by ploughing into him as he walked to the shops as a feud over access turned violent.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car

A man in his 40s has died after being hit by a vehicle.

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Leeds Castle named the ‘Mayfair of Maidstone’

Leeds Castle named the ‘Mayfair of Maidstone’

A new edition of Monopoly featuring Kent's county town launches today with familiar landmarks, and even KentOnline taking their places on the board.

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Tributes paid to man who died in house blaze

Tributes paid to man who died in house blaze

An elderly man who died in a house fire has been named locally.

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Prezzo sorry for 'inexcusable' actions after hostility towards couple

Prezzo sorry for 'inexcusable' actions after hostility towards couple

Restaurant chain Prezzo has said sorry for staff's "inexcusable" actions after a gay black couple were refused a table despite dozens being free.

New Delta variant under close watch as cases rise

New Delta variant under close watch as cases rise

Cases of new variant AY4.2 are rising rapidly in England but what do we know already about the new Delta strain?

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800 homes suffer power cut

800 homes suffer power cut

Hundreds of homes were left without power this morning after a 'safety issue' cut off electricity.

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Flood alerts and travel chaos after drivers stranded on M26

Flood alerts and travel chaos after drivers stranded on M26

A number of flood alerts have been issued after heavy rain and flash flooding brought disruption to roads last night.

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Drugs gang guards had £750k in bags for life

Drugs gang guards had £750k in bags for life

Two men who guarded hordes of cash for a gang supplying drugs to Kent have been put behind bars.

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Thousands to receive Kent Test results today

Thousands to receive Kent Test results today

More than 16,000 pupils who took the Kent Test last month will find out their results this afternoon.

'Bachelor's Specials' and no wing nuts at new Chinese

'Bachelor's Specials' and no wing nuts at new Chinese

The fun ended at Happy Times Chinese when hygiene and safety issues led to its closure, but what's the food like at the restaurant that replaced it?

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'He was our amazing grandad - but also our abuser'

'He was our amazing grandad - but also our abuser'

Two sisters have bravely spoken of the nightmare they suffered at the hands of their grandfather – a serial sex abuser they helped put behind bars.

KEiBA 2021: All the winners revealed

KEiBA 2021: All the winners revealed

The Kent Excellence in Business Awards are back for 2021 - find out who lifted the prestigious trophies here.

Sanctuary welcomes adorable baby snow leopard

Sanctuary welcomes adorable baby snow leopard

Staff at an animal sanctuary in Kent are celebrating "absolutely fabulous news" after the birth of a stunning new arrival.

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