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Murder charge after man shot

Murder charge after man shot

A man in his 60s has been charged with murder after a second man, in his 40s, was found dead.

'Sicko' trying to kill dogs with poisoned sausages

'Sicko' trying to kill dogs with poisoned sausages

Residents fear a twisted "sicko" is trying to kill their beloved pets by dropping sausages laced with rat poison in their back gardens.

Free period products at supermarket

Free period products at supermarket

Women and girls can collect free sanitary items from a supermarket thanks to a discreet scheme being rolled out to help tackle period poverty.

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Four arrested after biker dies in crash

Four arrested after biker dies in crash

Four people have been arrested after a 26-year-old man lost his life in a late-night crash.

Pupil injured in javelin accident

Pupil injured in javelin accident

A teenage boy is recovering after being injured by a javelin during a PE lesson.

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Floral tributes for suspected murder victim

Floral tributes for suspected murder victim

Floral tributes and a Union Jack flag have been left outside the home where a man was found dead.

Lost lorries return to village

Lost lorries return to village

A village has once again been plagued by lost lorry drivers as council removes 24/7 monitoring system.

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Royal Mail unveils four stamps in memory of Prince Philip

Royal Mail unveils four stamps in memory of Prince Philip

Four new commemorative stamps of The Duke of Edinburgh, pictured throughout his life, are to go on sale. Here's when and where you can buy them:

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Fire breaks out in second floor flat

Fire breaks out in second floor flat

Fire crews believe a blaze which broke out in a three-storey block of flats started accidentally.

Police probe spate of reported abduction attempts

Police probe spate of reported abduction attempts

Detectives carrying out inquiries into reports of four children being approached have provided an update on their investigation.

Paedophile with videos of worst kind of child abuse avoids jail

Paedophile with videos of worst kind of child abuse avoids jail

A paedophile found with horrific videos of young children being sexually abused has avoided a prison sentence.

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'How I tripled income in pandemic'

'How I tripled income in pandemic'

A 24-year-old personal trainer decided to run her own online coaching company after a period in which she was barely able to cover her rent.

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Tragic last moments as teen told police 'I'm going to kill myself'

Tragic last moments as teen told police 'I'm going to kill myself'

No patrols were sent to a teen who called police in distress before taking his own life despite teams being available, an inquest has heard.

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KCC bid for £36m hardship fund amid Covid

KCC bid for £36m hardship fund amid Covid

Kent County Council has submitted a bid for a £36million government fund to help communities in at least four districts in financial hardship.

Boy's lizard on the loose after escape

Boy's lizard on the loose after escape

A mum has pleaded for help in finding her autistic son's beloved pet lizard named Bob after he disappeared from her garden.

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Primary teacher's 'sexually explicit' Instagram messages to boy, 16

Primary teacher's 'sexually explicit' Instagram messages to boy, 16

A former primary school teacher has been banned from the classroom for at least two years after sending 'sexually explicit' messages to a teenager.

Rail line to close for nine days

Rail line to close for nine days

A major railway route in the county will see no trains running for nine days as work is carried out to prevent landslips.

Fire crews called to 'terrifying' blaze at reserve

Fire crews called to 'terrifying' blaze at reserve

Fire crews were called to a blaze at a wild animal reserve.

Julia James murder suspect's trial date set

Julia James murder suspect's trial date set

A 21-year-old man accused of murdering a PCSO has been remanded in custody, with a trial date set.

Is this the most remarkable PoW escape story ever?

Is this the most remarkable PoW escape story ever?

From China to the US and then Kent, we look back at one airman's remarkable effort to return home during the First World War.

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'It was strange' - journalist's photo used on fake news site

'It was strange' - journalist's photo used on fake news site

A journalist has spoken of how he felt when a picture of him was used without his permission as part of a fake news website ruse.

'No chips option but does quinoa burger beat meat?'

'No chips option but does quinoa burger beat meat?'

In the latest of our fast food reviews, we head to the seaside to try something a little different...

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'Suicide leaves other people struggling with their own mental health'

'Suicide leaves other people struggling with their own mental health'

A new mental health support group has been set up in the county to help the bereaved cope with the aftermath of suicide.

'It is the closest you can get to flying without being in a plane'

'It is the closest you can get to flying without being in a plane'

This is what the view looks like from the top of England's fastest and longest zip line, set to open at Bluewater in Kent.

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Six-year-old at centre of legal battle has died

Six-year-old at centre of legal battle has died

A little girl whose mother fought to stop doctor's switching off her life support machine has died.

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Boy attacked by teens outside train station

Boy attacked by teens outside train station

A boy was left requiring hospital treatment and another has been arrested after an attack outside a train station.

'We have no idea why our son took his own life'

'We have no idea why our son took his own life'

The family of a man who was found dead in his shed said they don't know why he took his own life.

Teen organising march against sexual harassment and abuse

Teen organising march against sexual harassment and abuse

An 18-year-old is calling on people to join her this summer on a socially distanced march against sexual harassment and abuse.

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Fresh fears over house-building in Kent

Fresh fears over house-building in Kent

The government is facing a backlash over plans to automatically give developments the green light.

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Bid to move pupils out of 'rotten' rooms

Bid to move pupils out of 'rotten' rooms

School bosses are aiming to move pupils out of “rotten” mobile classrooms and into a state-of-the-art teaching block next spring.

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