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Three people taken to hospital after motorway crash

Three people taken to hospital after motorway crash

Three people have been taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash on the M25.

The Kent family worth £17 billion soaring to 6th on UK rich list

The Kent family worth £17 billion soaring to 6th on UK rich list

A Kent-based family whose wealth has rocketed by almost £9 billion in the past year are now sixth on the UK rich list.

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No trains between two towns all day due to ‘excess vegetation’

No trains between two towns all day due to ‘excess vegetation’

An invasion of weeds means trains between two towns will be stopped for an entire day.

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Police called to pub as two women injured

Police called to pub as two women injured

Two women were left injured following reports of a disturbance at a pub.

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Emergency services called to railway line after welfare concerns

Emergency services called to railway line after welfare concerns

Emergency services were called to the Maidstone East line following concerns for a person's welfare.

5,000 homes site could be an archaeological treasure trove

5,000 homes site could be an archaeological treasure trove

A leading archaeologist says the site of a 5,000 homes development site could conceal significant finds.

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Fight to restore huge boot fair axed by council

Fight to restore huge boot fair axed by council

Hopes have emerged of reviving a popular boot fair that was scrapped by a council despite being seen as a “lifeline” to many.

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'I came back from shopping to private parking sign outside my property’

'I came back from shopping to private parking sign outside my property’

A group of residents have hit out a private car parking company for “wrongly” putting up signs allowing permit holders to park there.

Our guide to a brilliant bank holiday

Our guide to a brilliant bank holiday

Get stuck into obstacle courses, teddy bears picnics and foodie festivals with the family over the late May bank holiday weekend.

'Smell from brewery is so bad we can't sit in our gardens!'

'Smell from brewery is so bad we can't sit in our gardens!'

Neighbours say the stench from a brewery is so bad they cannot sit in their gardens - but bosses are urging residents to be more “pro-business”.

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‘We didn’t want to see another place close – so we opened the gym in a church’

‘We didn’t want to see another place close – so we opened the gym in a church’

A tight-knit gym community has turned a 116-year-old church into a gym only 10 days after their previous village facility closed.

Family ‘forever grateful’ to those who helped search for Leah

Family ‘forever grateful’ to those who helped search for Leah

The family of Leah Daley have issued a statement thanking all who joined the search for the 24-year-old after she went missing.

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Major high street roadworks to continue for three weeks

Major high street roadworks to continue for three weeks

Emergency repairs in a high street are sparking delays during peak times and set to last for three more weeks.

Troops march through streets as mayor inaugurated

Troops march through streets as mayor inaugurated

Troops have marched through the streets of the County Town today following the inauguration of the new mayor.

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Outpouring of grief as mourners lay flowers for Leah

Outpouring of grief as mourners lay flowers for Leah

Mourners are continuing to lay flowers and light candles in tribute to a young woman after a body was found yesterday.

Man hit by ball bearing after spate of ‘catapult’ attacks

Man hit by ball bearing after spate of ‘catapult’ attacks

A man was hit by a ball bearing during a series of suspected catapult attacks along a residential road.

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Fears over housing plan for century-old pub once the ‘heart of the community’

Fears over housing plan for century-old pub once the ‘heart of the community’

Almost 150 objections have been lodged against plans to covert a now-closed rural pub into a house.

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Four flats planned above town centre pharmacy and post office

Four flats planned above town centre pharmacy and post office

A planning application has been submitted to transform office space above a shop into four new homes.

Luxury seafront village fails to sell as price slashed

Luxury seafront village fails to sell as price slashed

A row of seafront holiday lets remain on the market almost two years after being first listed.

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‘They’re penalising old people – I’ve got a black bin full to the brim’

‘They’re penalising old people – I’ve got a black bin full to the brim’

A pensioner signed up to an assisted bin collection scheme hasn’t had her rubbish collected for more than six weeks, and says it “has been hell”.

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Care provider paid £63k to look after someone who had died

Care provider paid £63k to look after someone who had died

Fraud and human error cost a council £2.8m last year - with one £63,000 payment for care to dead person.

Fears ‘appalling’ plans for battery farm will ruin green belt for ‘future generations’

Fears ‘appalling’ plans for battery farm will ruin green belt for ‘future generations’

Villagers are up in arms over controversial proposals to build a 10-acre energy storage plant which they claim will “destroy” the landscape.

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‘It has taught me not to trust the Met Office’

‘It has taught me not to trust the Met Office’

Our columnist stood on a cliff top in the early hours hoping to spot the Aurora Borealis - he didn’t but learned some valuable lessons.

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‘Rogue’ locksmith firm stands by £1,600 bill paid by desperate OAP

‘Rogue’ locksmith firm stands by £1,600 bill paid by desperate OAP

A locksmith firm accused of ripping off a pensioner after charging her £1,600 to get her into her house has defended the eye-watering bill.

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The Kent village polluted by 247 spills in one year

The Kent village polluted by 247 spills in one year

Streams running through a Kent village were polluted on almost 250 occasions last year, shocking new data reveals.

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‘The need is so urgent’: Long-awaited ‘super surgery’ plans approved

‘The need is so urgent’: Long-awaited ‘super surgery’ plans approved

Plans for a new medical centre serving more than 13,000 patients have been approved several years after they were first proposed.

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When the wild ones terrorised the seaside

When the wild ones terrorised the seaside

Exactly 60 years ago, Mods and Rockers brawled on a Kent beach, with running battles between 400 youths and police.

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Hundreds gather at candlelit vigil to remember Leah, 24

Hundreds gather at candlelit vigil to remember Leah, 24

Hundreds of mourners have gathered at a candlelit vigil to pay tribute to a 24-year-old woman after a body was found today.

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Man charged with ‘performing indecent act on bench’

Man charged with ‘performing indecent act on bench’

A man has been charged after a person was seen behaving indecently on a bench.

Residents left ‘imprisoned in homes’ as Stagecoach cuts five bus services

Residents left ‘imprisoned in homes’ as Stagecoach cuts five bus services

Campaigners say they have been left “imprisoned” in their homes after five bus services were scrapped in a town.

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