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New plans for M2 junction get backing from MP

New plans for M2 junction get backing from MP

An MP has asked residents and businesses to support new plans for a flyover at a motorway junction.

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School evacuated after 'pupil brings in hand grenade'

School evacuated after 'pupil brings in hand grenade'

A primary school has been evacuated after a pupil is thought to have brought a hand grenade into a classroom.

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Dating apps blamed for rise in STIs

Dating apps blamed for rise in STIs

Experts are blaming dating apps for an increase in the number of people diagnosed with an STI in Kent.

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MP 'disappointed' at Hancock's withdrawal from race

MP 'disappointed' at Hancock's withdrawal from race

An MP who backed Matt Hancock to be the next Tory leader has said he is disappointed to see him withdraw.

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Buffs' last march ends 100-year tradition

Buffs' last march ends 100-year tradition

War veterans will muster for the last time with the ending of a 100-year-old tradition.

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Thieves steal lawn mower from Scouts

Thieves steal lawn mower from Scouts

Some people just have no principles, says youth group leader.

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Review after hedge cutting caused 'carnage'

Review after hedge cutting caused 'carnage'

A council leader has called for an internal review after the authority came under fire for hedge cutting in bird nesting season.

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Unicorn nipples are a breast seller

Unicorn nipples are a breast seller

An entrepreneur behind a bizarre invention has finally found a toy store to stock his Lucky Unicorn Nipples.

Travellers pitch up next to play area

Travellers pitch up next to play area

Several caravans have arrived on a public park next to a children's play area.

Expert stunned over school's reported turnaround

Expert stunned over school's reported turnaround

An education expert says he is "utterly flabbergasted" by reports positive action is being taken to improve an "inadequate" primary school.

Detectorist discovers rare pendant

Detectorist discovers rare pendant

A rare Anglo-Saxon Pendant has been donated to a museum after it was discovered by a keen metal detectorist during his first treasure find.

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Mum's 'shock' as metal sheet smashes windscreen

Mum's 'shock' as metal sheet smashes windscreen

A mum was left "shaking like a leaf" after a metal sheet fell off a 4x4 and crashed into her windscreen.

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Mum, 43, ‘fought like a warrior' before cancer death

Mum, 43, ‘fought like a warrior' before cancer death

Friends have rallied to support the heartbroken family of a much-loved mum-of-two following her death, aged 43.

Pupils forced to move out as flooding shuts primary

Pupils forced to move out as flooding shuts primary

Primary school pupils will be forced to take their lessons at a secondary school for the rest of the term after flooding damaged their classrooms.

Officers take the bull by the horns as animal escapes

Officers take the bull by the horns as animal escapes

Police beefed up their patrols overnight after a bull escaped from its field.

Officer injured in search for man

Officer injured in search for man

A police officer was taken to hospital after she was injured searching for a distressed man.

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Grenfell-style cladding still used two years after inferno

Grenfell-style cladding still used two years after inferno

An apartment block is still using the same type of cladding used by Grenfell Tower, as today marks two years since the blaze that killed 72 people.

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Dementia village to open within months

Dementia village to open within months

Dozens of people will soon be living in the UK's first dementia village on the Kent coast.

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Donations pour in for dog with cancer

Donations pour in for dog with cancer

Animal lovers have raised more than £1,800 for a dog undergoing chemotherapy.

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Racer back at circuit after horror crash

Racer back at circuit after horror crash

Motorbike champion Shane 'Shakey' Byrne will head to Kent's top racing circuit a year after he broke his neck.

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Fourth demolition at power station

Fourth demolition at power station

Residents could hear a loud bang across the town as the fourth demolition of a power station took place at midnight.

Football club makes TV debut

Football club makes TV debut

A behind the scenes documentary about a Kent non-league football team is being screened on TV.

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Crash causes M2 delays

Crash causes M2 delays

All lanes have now been cleared following a collision involving two cars.

'Kidnapping claims untrue'

'Kidnapping claims untrue'

Police say a Facebook post warning of the attempted kidnapping of a schoolboy that went viral is not true.

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Man ordered to hand back drugs money

Man ordered to hand back drugs money

A seemingly respectable boss of a travel company hid cocaine in the wall of his office and had stashed drugs in his home and car.

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Pensioner found dead in water

Pensioner found dead in water

The body of a man was discovered in water by police.

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Injured woman taken to London hospital

Injured woman taken to London hospital

Paramedics, police and coastguard crews were called after a woman was injured on the seafront.

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1,000 Kent students seeking 'sugar daddies'

1,000 Kent students seeking 'sugar daddies'

More than 1,000 Kent students are being paid to date older men, a documentary has revealed.

Warning after conmen claim to be police officers

Warning after conmen claim to be police officers

Conmen posing as police officers have targeted eight people within a day - with one victim handing over £3,000.

Final plans for Stockbury Roundabout revealed

Final plans for Stockbury Roundabout revealed

The latest plans for a multi-million pound revamp of a notorious congestion hotspot have been unveiled.

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