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One Direction star in Kent

One Direction star in Kent

One Direction singer Niall Horan was seen at the world famous 149th Open golf championships today.

Perfect round for Open leader Oosthuizen

Perfect round for Open leader Oosthuizen

Day one leader Louis Oosthuizen said his opening round 64 was 'perfect'.

The Open: Louis Oosthuizen leads on day one at six under par

The Open: Louis Oosthuizen leads on day one at six under par

Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen set the pace on day one at Royal St George's on Thursday.

Golf workers' £8,000 boost for hospital

Golf workers' £8,000 boost for hospital

Caddies at the venue for the 149th Open have raised £8,000 for a hospital.

The Open: It's all about the timing!

The Open: It's all about the timing!

What's it like to tee off at 6.35am at The Open?

The Open: Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka and Jon Rahm on Royal St George's

The Open: Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka and Jon Rahm on Royal St George's

Some of the leading contenders to lift the Claret Jug on Sunday evening give their verdict ahead of the 149th Open.

Watch The Open on the big screen

Watch The Open on the big screen

Fans of The Open will be able to soak up the atmosphere of the golf tournament by watching it on the big screen a stone's throw away.

Sixty years of clean travel

Sixty years of clean travel

A rail group has been launched during the celebration of six decades of full electric train transport.

Town set for biggest week in a decade

Town set for biggest week in a decade

Just days away from one of the biggest sporting events in the calendar, we find out how Sandwich is preparing for The Open.

Crowds of 30,000 expected at Kent's biggest sporting event

Crowds of 30,000 expected at Kent's biggest sporting event

Crowds of more than 30,000 are expected on each day of an upcoming tournament in Kent.

The Open: Shane Lowry on defending his title

The Open: Shane Lowry on defending his title

Shane Lowry talks about a new experience at The Open, his disastrous round when he played at Royal St George's, and tales of Claret Jug drinking.

Everything you need to know about The Open

Everything you need to know about The Open

As thousands prepare to descend on Sandwich for The Open golf, here's what you need to know if you're going along or living nearby.

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How much is the prize money for winning The Open?

How much is the prize money for winning The Open?

The winner of The Open at Royal St George's this month will take home a record amount in prize money.

Councillor who was former deputy mayor resigns from town and district

Councillor who was former deputy mayor resigns from town and district

A prominent town councillor and portfolio holder for the district has resigned with immediate effect having served since 2015.

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Golfers miss out on spot at The Open

Golfers miss out on spot at The Open

Kent's golfers missed out on a place at The Open during final qualifying on Tuesday.

Canterbury duo fall just short

Canterbury duo fall just short

Canterbury Golf Club’s Richard Wallis and Josh Bristow failed to claim a place in The Open on Tuesday.

Youth beats experience at Sandwich 10k

Youth beats experience at Sandwich 10k

Youngsters led the way when the Sandwich 10k returned with a new route.

Aquapark and watersports lake given the go ahead

Aquapark and watersports lake given the go ahead

Plans to build a water park on a field may have divided opinion in the community but developers won permission.

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One step closer to The Open

One step closer to The Open

Golfers from across Kent moved a step closer to booking their place at next month's 149th Open over the weekend.

'Deafening diggers and dust is driving us up the wall'

'Deafening diggers and dust is driving us up the wall'

Residents living next to a building site have no respite from the noise and mess where developers are using the site on Sundays and public holidays.

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