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Memorial lanterns and balloons ‘still killing wildlife’

Memorial lanterns and balloons ‘still killing wildlife’

A conservationist is campaigning to end the release of lanterns and balloons from the seafront after seeing dead seagulls tangled in their remains.

Safety ring ‘could buy more time’ for casualties

Safety ring ‘could buy more time’ for casualties

A bereaved daughter believes a newly installed life ring could have saved her father’s life if one had been available when he needed it.

Should we have had an extra day off today?

Should we have had an extra day off today?

People have enjoyed a relaxing four-day weekend thanks to the Easter Bank Holiday, but should it have been five?

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'I've never killed someone before'

'I've never killed someone before'

An electrician called police three times before he 'strangled' his drunken pal for five minutes, a court heard.

Lorry gets stuck on hill

Lorry gets stuck on hill

Police officers were called to assist after a lorry got stuck on a busy road and caused an obstruction this evening.

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Air ambulance responds to medical emergency

Air ambulance responds to medical emergency

A man has been airlifted to hospital this afternoon after medical emergency.

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Teen arrested after Subway 'attack'

Teen arrested after Subway 'attack'

An 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting three people at a Subway takeaway.

‘This will destroy our village’

‘This will destroy our village’

Angry residents fear their village could be “destroyed” if a bid to build 180 homes is approved.

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Teenager arrested for carrying knife

Teenager arrested for carrying knife

Police arrested a teenager on Sunday as part of a crackdown on knife crime

Industrial blaze can be seen from miles away

Industrial blaze can be seen from miles away

Billowing black smoke can be seen for miles after a fire involving an industrial unit and a HGV.

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Two new chains revealed for town's revamp

Two new chains revealed for town's revamp

The latest names to have signed up to a town’s regeneration scheme have been revealed.

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No love for KFC

No love for KFC

More than 100 objections have been written after plans for a KFC restaurant in an oast house were revealed.

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Free entry to stay for Dreamland

Free entry to stay for Dreamland

Record-breaking numbers for the seafront theme park's opening weeks has lead to bosses keeping the free entry scheme.

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Paedophile spared prison over 'vile' images

Paedophile spared prison over 'vile' images

A paedophile arrested after a police raid on his parents' home uncovered child sex images on his laptop has avoided a jail sentence.

CCTV issued after girl punched in the face

CCTV issued after girl punched in the face

Police are trying to trace a man who they think may be able to help them with their inquires after a woman was punched in the face in a random attack.

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'Professional burglar' jailed after leaving blood stain

'Professional burglar' jailed after leaving blood stain

A “professional burglar” who swiped Corinthian style silver candlesticks and expensive antiques from a woman’s home has been jailed.

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Former BBC presenter to stand as MEP

Former BBC presenter to stand as MEP

The University of Kent's chancellor, Gavin Esler, has announced he will be standing as an anti-Brexit MEP at the European elections.

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Man 'cuts up dead porpoise with meat cleaver'

Man 'cuts up dead porpoise with meat cleaver'

A man has allegedly been spotted using a meat cleaver to cut up a porpoise found washed up dead on a beach.

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Road closed due to overturned car

Road closed due to overturned car

Police and ambulance attended the scene of a crash

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'She brought artistry, joy and power to her performances'

'She brought artistry, joy and power to her performances'

Thousands of pounds have been raised to help get the body of a young dancer back to the USA.

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