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Dealer facing jail after selling cocaine and ecstasy

Dealer facing jail after selling cocaine and ecstasy

A drug dealer could be locked up after admitting selling class A drugs, including cocaine and ecstasy.

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First look inside Bluewater’s £3m football dome backed by footballing legends

First look inside Bluewater’s £3m football dome backed by footballing legends

Famous footballing faces have graced the turf of a brand new multi-million-pound football dome just days before it launches to the public.

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Body found in search for missing Leah, 24

Body found in search for missing Leah, 24

A body has tragically been found in the search for a young woman missing for 12 days.

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No repair date in sight after sewer collapses under patched-up pothole

No repair date in sight after sewer collapses under patched-up pothole

Bosses say they cannot predict how long work will take to mend a collapsed sewer which appeared just days after a pothole was patched up.

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‘Britain’s worst landlord’ narrowly avoids prison for harassing council staff again

‘Britain’s worst landlord’ narrowly avoids prison for harassing council staff again

A millionaire dubbed “Britain’s worst landlord” has narrowly avoided prison after harassing council staff again.

‘Bring back the stats’: Protest over scrapping of ‘inspirational’ Parkrun records

‘Bring back the stats’: Protest over scrapping of ‘inspirational’ Parkrun records

Runners staged a protest in a call to organisers of a free weekly run to reinstate controversially deleted data.

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‘Explosions’ heard as dramatic footage shows yard blaze

‘Explosions’ heard as dramatic footage shows yard blaze

Residents reported hearing “small explosions and bangs” as a fire involving at least six vehicles broke out in the early hours.

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Prolific Co-op ‘meat and laundry’ thieves jailed

Prolific Co-op ‘meat and laundry’ thieves jailed

Brazen shoplifters who continued to target multiple branches of the same convenience store chain while banned have been put behind bars.

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Joe Wicks delights pupils with workout at primary school

Joe Wicks delights pupils with workout at primary school

Internet sensation and fitness coach Joe Wicks led pupils at a Kent primary on a whole school workout this morning.

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Pupils proud to attend ‘rights respecting’ school rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted again

Pupils proud to attend ‘rights respecting’ school rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted again

Teachers at a grammar school have been praised for providing pupils with an “excellent learning environment” following an inspection.

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'I don't get the appeal of tourism - it's all crowds, traffic and dreadful tea'

'I don't get the appeal of tourism - it's all crowds, traffic and dreadful tea'

As the weather warms up, columnist Melissa Todd dreads the arrival of hordes of visitors - and questions the appeal of tourism as a whole.

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Bake Off star and wife pump £80k into trying to save Kent pub

Bake Off star and wife pump £80k into trying to save Kent pub

A landlady has told a council meeting how she and her husband Paul Hollywood have spent huge sums trying to save her family’s village pub.

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Budget-friendly campsites near Kent’s top attractions

Budget-friendly campsites near Kent’s top attractions

Want to take the kids on holiday but can’t afford a trip abroad? Book a budget camping trip next door to some of Kent’s best days out.

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Council puts skids under ‘drifting’ school after complaints of ‘screeching’ tyres

Council puts skids under ‘drifting’ school after complaints of ‘screeching’ tyres

The petrolhead behind Kent’s first car ‘drifting’ school says he will continue to operate the new track - despite not having planning permission.

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Former deputy PM ‘gobsmacked’ by ‘hard-right’ Elphicke’s defection to Labour

Former deputy PM ‘gobsmacked’ by ‘hard-right’ Elphicke’s defection to Labour

Former Deputy Prime Minister Damian Green has told the Kent Politics Podcast he’s amazed Labour has taken Dover MP Natalie Elphicke into its ranks.

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Memorial for restaurant boss before he’s flown home

Memorial for restaurant boss before he’s flown home

A memorial is being held for a beloved restaurant boss before he is flown back to Latvia.

‘Six weeks of bin collection chaos and it’s still not fixed‘

‘Six weeks of bin collection chaos and it’s still not fixed‘

We reveal the story behind bin ‘chaos’ which has seen councillors pay for rubbish to be taken by private contractors.

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Timeline for new school and sprawling housing estate revealed

Timeline for new school and sprawling housing estate revealed

A timeline for a proposed new school and a sprawling new-build estate has been revealed as council bosses grapple with housing targets.

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Police launch probe as six cars vandalised in residential streets

Police launch probe as six cars vandalised in residential streets

A pensioner says she has never felt more unsafe after her vehicle was one of at least six targeted by yobs.

Joe Wicks to visit Kent school for workout with pupils

Joe Wicks to visit Kent school for workout with pupils

Internet sensation and fitness coach Joe Wicks is set to lead pupils at a Kent primary on a whole school workout.

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Shopping centre to get £370k revamp to create ‘digitally connected’ workspace

Shopping centre to get £370k revamp to create ‘digitally connected’ workspace

Operators are being sought for a new flexible workspace for creative and digital businesses fashioned out of former retail units at a shopping centre.

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Appeal after motorist hurt in suspected hit-and-run

Appeal after motorist hurt in suspected hit-and-run

Police are hunting a driver after an alleged hit-and-run led to another motorist being taken to hospital.

Two injured after six-vehicle smash

Two injured after six-vehicle smash

A major road was closed in both directions and two people are in hospital after a six-vehicle crash.

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Eurostar rivals could get £50m boost to run trains

Eurostar rivals could get £50m boost to run trains

Eurostar could face new rivals after Eurotunnel said it was prepared to offer £50m to help other operators run trains across Channel.

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Opening date revealed for new £24m sports complex

Opening date revealed for new £24m sports complex

A sports centre is set to reopen after undergoing a multi-million-pound transformation.

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Cannabis plants seized as police swoop on street

Cannabis plants seized as police swoop on street

Cannabis plants have been seized from multiple homes during a raid on a residential street.

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Cyclist dies after crash with car door

Cyclist dies after crash with car door

A man in his 70s has died after colliding with the driver’s door of a stationary car near a railway station.

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Murder of ‘Britain’s worst ever paedophile’ could have been stopped, report finds

Murder of ‘Britain’s worst ever paedophile’ could have been stopped, report finds

The murder of a sex offender branded “Britain’s worst paedophile” could have been stopped, an official report has concluded.

Castle's cafe plans dropped amid 'race track' crossing fears

Castle's cafe plans dropped amid 'race track' crossing fears

Plans for cafe at a historic castle have been scrapped months after fears were raised over the project going ahead on town centre ‘race track’.

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The Kent Wetherspoon pub ranked second best in UK

The Kent Wetherspoon pub ranked second best in UK

One of Kent’s Wetherspoon pubs has been listed as the second-best ‘Spoons’ in the country, according to new research.

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