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Fears controversial ‘Titanic’ flats could become holiday homes

Fears controversial ‘Titanic’ flats could become holiday homes

A developer thrust into the spotlight after building imposing flats likened to “The Titanic” has allayed fears they will become holiday homes.

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‘Worrying trend of candidates snubbing hustings is damaging to democratic debate’

‘Worrying trend of candidates snubbing hustings is damaging to democratic debate’

It’s wrong for political candidates to evade scrutiny and accountability at hustings debates without good reason, says political editor Paul Francis…

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Serial flasher ‘threatens to blow up police station’

Serial flasher ‘threatens to blow up police station’

A serial flasher who exposed his genitals and buttocks to a woman told arresting officers he would "vaporise" them.

Physio jailed for groping patients

Physio jailed for groping patients

A physio who had been struck off for massaging a patient’s bare breasts without her consent has been jailed for multiple sexual assaults.

Three arrests as biker taken to hospital after crash near Tesco

Three arrests as biker taken to hospital after crash near Tesco

Three people have been arrested after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car left a biker needing hospital treatment.

‘Welcome to DFL’: Sign targeted in town loved by Londoners

‘Welcome to DFL’: Sign targeted in town loved by Londoners

Criticism has been aimed at ‘Down from Londoners’ in a Kent town after a road sign was switched to 'Welcome to DFL’.

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Biker seriously injured in early-morning crash

Biker seriously injured in early-morning crash

A motorcyclist has been taken to a London hospital with serious injuries after a crash in the early hours of this morning.

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Man charged after car smashes into house

Man charged after car smashes into house

A man has been charged with dangerous driving after a car crashed into a house, knocking over a streetlight and smashing the front windows.

Footage shows protesters smashing up weapons factory

Footage shows protesters smashing up weapons factory

Pro-Palestine protestors have stormed a weapons factory in Kent, forcing their way into a highly-secure business park and “dismantling” the site.

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‘The whole house could collapse and we could die in the road’

‘The whole house could collapse and we could die in the road’

A dad-of-four living in a house frequently struck by vehicles fears another collision could see it collapse and leave his family dead in the road.

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1,500 hours of GP time saved by pharmacists - but can they cope?

1,500 hours of GP time saved by pharmacists - but can they cope?

A new scheme that should help ease pressure on GP services has had some good results but it’s not quite the perfect solution.

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Back-to-back election hustings in Kent to be live-streamed tonight

Back-to-back election hustings in Kent to be live-streamed tonight

Back-to-back general election hustings covering three Kent constituencies will be live-streamed on KentOnline tonight.

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‘I religiously separate my food waste from the rest… but what is the point?’

‘I religiously separate my food waste from the rest… but what is the point?’

A binman has been caught on video emptying a food waste caddy directly into the general waste bin.

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‘Moving 24 people into one house would change our quiet close forever’

‘Moving 24 people into one house would change our quiet close forever’

Residents of a quiet close have told of their dismay at plans to turn a former care home into a HMO - and fear it could set a “dangerous precedent”.

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Summer blockbusters hitting the big screen this year

Summer blockbusters hitting the big screen this year

From Pixar’s Inside Out 2 to the latest Alien thriller, some must-see movies are coming out this summer.

Thousands raised for popular business owner, 32, after cancer shock

Thousands raised for popular business owner, 32, after cancer shock

A brave mum facing a long cancer battle has vowed to keep things light-hearted during her treatment to help support her young son and family.

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Amusement arcade’s £3m refurb plans turned down

Amusement arcade’s £3m refurb plans turned down

A £3 million revamp of a seaside arcade set to include mini golf, augmented reality darts and a four-storey soft play area, has been turned down.

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‘Help us set a new world record - we need hundreds of kids’

‘Help us set a new world record - we need hundreds of kids’

Three 10-year-olds need 500 kids to join them in a record-breaking tug of war.

New sports pitch opens at school in memory of teacher

New sports pitch opens at school in memory of teacher

A pensioner has opened a new sports pitch at a grammar school in memory of his twin brother who was a pupil and teacher there.

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Farmer fears return of ‘feral motorbike racers’ as new bridleway bid slammed

Farmer fears return of ‘feral motorbike racers’ as new bridleway bid slammed

A farmer has accused horseriders of a “land grab” as they look to convert a footpath which runs through his land into a bridleway.

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‘Hammered’ pub-goer’s shocking attack on man who asked if he was OK

‘Hammered’ pub-goer’s shocking attack on man who asked if he was OK

A drunk thug left a man with a broken wrist and shattered kneecap simply for showing concern for his welfare.

‘People are in despair over the ever-growing number of HMOs’

‘People are in despair over the ever-growing number of HMOs’

A change of power at borough council level has yet to bring any relief to a town suffering from an abundance of Houses in Multiple Occupation.

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The story of the much-missed Kent shopping centre left abandoned for years

The story of the much-missed Kent shopping centre left abandoned for years

In a bustling Kent seaside town lies a derelict abandoned shopping centre

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Housing estate plans on ‘best’ land in village rejected

Housing estate plans on ‘best’ land in village rejected

Plans to build homes on the ‘best and most versatile’ plot of farmland in a village have been blocked.

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Man smashed mum’s windscreen after she turned around on his driveway

Man smashed mum’s windscreen after she turned around on his driveway

A man became so enraged with a driver who turned her car around outside his home, he smashed her windscreen.

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‘Amazing’ woman praised for life-saving efforts at road side

‘Amazing’ woman praised for life-saving efforts at road side

A man who came across a car crash has commended the quick-acting response of an “amazing” member of the public who gave CPR at the roadside.

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Singer visits Kent coast to ‘talk about poo’

Singer visits Kent coast to ‘talk about poo’

A popstar turned environmental campaigner has criticised water companies for “dumping sewage” into the sea.

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Car ploughs through railings into tree

Car ploughs through railings into tree

Police and ambulance services have blocked off a roundabout after a car crashed into a tree.

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Three lanes reopen after lorries and car crash

Three lanes reopen after lorries and car crash

Drivers faced increased motorway traffic after two lorries and a car crashed this afternoon.

Suspect charged with murder after alleged assault in town centre

Suspect charged with murder after alleged assault in town centre

A suspect has been charged with murder after a man died

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