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MP's plea for district tier system

MP's plea for district tier system

A Kent MP has asked the Prime Minister to consider localised coronavirus tiers.

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Road closed after lorry hits power cables

Road closed after lorry hits power cables

More than 100 people were left without power after a lorry collided with electricity cables.

Daylight stabbing in car park

Daylight stabbing in car park

Two people have been arrested after a man was stabbed and had to be taken to hospital.

Crash blocks lane of M2

Crash blocks lane of M2

A crash has blocked a lane of the M2 with police on the scene.

Just why is this England's worst place for infections?

Just why is this England's worst place for infections?

People living in a borough which tops the England league table for infection rates speak out on why they think the place earned its dubious honour.

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Woman arrested in 'hit and run' investigation

Woman arrested in 'hit and run' investigation

A woman has been arrested in connection with a crash which left another driver with a broken neck and spine.

Households strike lucky in lockdown with £150k win

Households strike lucky in lockdown with £150k win

Five Kent households have struck lucky this lockdown after winning a share of £150,000 thanks to their postcode.

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Woman had been drinking and was seen stumbling before bridge fall

Woman had been drinking and was seen stumbling before bridge fall

A young graduate who plunged to her death from a road bridge was over the legal drink-drive limit an inquest has heard.

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Pub set for £50k transformation as new landlord moves in

Pub set for £50k transformation as new landlord moves in

A son is following in his father's footsteps after securing a tenancy on a well-known pub and launching a £50,000 refurbishment.

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A spending review that could hit voters hard

A spending review that could hit voters hard

Our political editor looks ahead at a week likely to be full of Christmas cheer and tightened purse strings.

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Tributes follow death of much-loved nurse

Tributes follow death of much-loved nurse

Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to hospital nurse who has died after a battle with coronavirus.

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Dad and daughter's separation heartbreak prompts gesture from star

Dad and daughter's separation heartbreak prompts gesture from star

A dad desperate to hug his disabled daughter again has told how a kind gesture from TV's David Walliams has helped boost their spirits.

Kent borough has worst infection rate in England

Kent borough has worst infection rate in England

A borough in Kent now has the highest coronavirus infection rate in the country after taking over from Hull.

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Non-essential shops, pubs and gyms to reopen next week

Non-essential shops, pubs and gyms to reopen next week

The Prime Minister has announced today the Covid tier system will be stricter when the national lockdown ends in just over a week.

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Rent cars by the hour with new pay-as-you-go scheme

Rent cars by the hour with new pay-as-you-go scheme

A new car share club has hit the road - allowing people to rent cars for £5.50 an hour in a bid to reduce congestion.

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New McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru to open

New McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru to open

A new drive-thru McDonald's located just one mile from another of the fast food restaurants - will open its doors this week.

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Road re-opened after crash

Road re-opened after crash

A crash between a van and a car that blocked a busy stretch of road in both directions has been cleared.

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Warning after suspected explosive goes missing

Warning after suspected explosive goes missing

Police have issued a warning after a suspected wartime shell was discovered but went missing before officers arrived.

Academy closes after 24 Covid cases in a week

Academy closes after 24 Covid cases in a week

A secondary school has completely closed after an influx of confirmed cases of coronavirus.

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Bid to transform quarry into luxury homes

Bid to transform quarry into luxury homes

Plans have been submitted to transform a former quarry site into a £81 million new homes development which will include 200 flats.

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Drivers face delays as 12-day road closure begins

Drivers face delays as 12-day road closure begins

Motorists are being sent on a diversion after highways bosses closed part of a key road to allow for drainage works.

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How a Kent warehouse changed music forever

How a Kent warehouse changed music forever

The Beatles and Stones came knocking when a small firm created an ear-busting device that would define the '60s - here's its little known tale.

Mum's heartache after tragic cliff death of her 'special boy', 13

Mum's heartache after tragic cliff death of her 'special boy', 13

A grieving mother has paid an emotional tribute to her 'kind and gentle' son, 13, who died after reportedly falling from a cliff.

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Man found with 'knife and cannabis' at station

Man found with 'knife and cannabis' at station

A man has been arrested after allegedly being found with cannabis and a large knife at a railway station.

MPs' call for lockdown measures on churches to be lifted

MPs' call for lockdown measures on churches to be lifted

MPs are intensifying calls on the government to swing open church doors amid the pandemic for the Christmas period and beyond.

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MPs to vote on Kent Access Permit for hauliers

MPs to vote on Kent Access Permit for hauliers

Plans to force hauliers to have a permit to enter the county to get to the Channel ports post Brexit, will take a major step forward this week.

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Crash cyclist in serious condition after being airlifted to hospital

Crash cyclist in serious condition after being airlifted to hospital

Police have revealed a cyclist is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being airlifted there after a crash.

Year group must self-isolate after Covid case

Year group must self-isolate after Covid case

Teachers and a year group must work from home for two weeks after coming into close contact with an pupil who has tested positive for coronavirus.

Man taken to hospital with head injury after being attacked

Man taken to hospital with head injury after being attacked

Police are hunting a man wearing an orange puffer jacket after another was hit on the head and had to be taken to hospital.

Kent music venue at risk of closure

Kent music venue at risk of closure

The owners of a popular music venue are in a race against time to raise enough funds to prevent the cash-strapped business from closing.

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