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Days to buy back village pub

Days to buy back village pub

Campaigners are striving to raise a last £160,000 to rescue a former country pub.

Proposed redesign of town square revealed

Proposed redesign of town square revealed

Plans to modernise a market square in a Kent town have been revealed.

Barrister delighted after being made a Queen’s Counsel

Barrister delighted after being made a Queen’s Counsel

Two letters have brought new year joy to east Kent barrister Eloise Marshall – they were the letters Q and C.

Retired vicar's toyboy husband finds new man called Jesus

Retired vicar's toyboy husband finds new man called Jesus

A retired vicar who hit the headlines for marrying a male Romanian model 50 years younger told of his heartbreak.

Miniature donkeys visit care home

Miniature donkeys visit care home

It’s a calendar highlight and also a tell-tale sign of Christmas when miniature donkeys pay a visit to a Kent care home.

Poetic tribute to former teacher

Poetic tribute to former teacher

Poems written by a retired teacher will not be left unread after his wife has pledged to publish them in his memory.

Fears over ‘flaws’ in traffic plan

Fears over ‘flaws’ in traffic plan

There is mounting concern over plans to ease congestion in a town which could force all traffic, including lorries, down a narrow lane.

Man shot in face on riverbank

Man shot in face on riverbank

Armed police were called after a man suffered facial injuries in a riverside shooting.

No appeal planned to save church chimes

No appeal planned to save church chimes

Campaigners working to save the traditional night-time clock chimes at a Kent church have announced they will not pursue an appeal.

Teen with brain tumour to turn on Christmas lights

Teen with brain tumour to turn on Christmas lights

Dying teen Elizabeth Adams will switch on the lights, and the event will give her siblings the chance to enjoy a day out as a family.

Campaigners lose fight to save traditional clock chimes

Campaigners lose fight to save traditional clock chimes

A centuries-old tradition will come to an end early next year after the owners of a church have been ordered to silence them overnight.

Car ditch crash sparks call for better safety

Car ditch crash sparks call for better safety

A resident has spoken out about the issue of speeding in a road after one driver ended up in a ditch.

Driver arrested after ditch crash

Driver arrested after ditch crash

A man has been arrested after a car crashed into parked cars and railings before ending up in a water-filled ditch.

Let's start being aware

Let's start being aware

A carnival queen is campaigning for understanding of autism.

Scientists unlock goodness of Omega-3 oils

Scientists unlock goodness of Omega-3 oils

A company that uses algae for health-promoting ingredients has expanded with a new laboratory.

Trains up the swanny...

Trains up the swanny...

Rail services have been forced to slow down after an unusual trespasser was spotted on the lines.

Gunboat target for museum trust bid

Gunboat target for museum trust bid

The cogs are in motion to make a gunboat, moored in Kent, into a trust and transform it into a Cold War museum.

Station needs £4m upgrade if town is to host the 2020 Open

Station needs £4m upgrade if town is to host the 2020 Open

Documents warn Kent will lose out on hosting the Open unless upgrades are made to nearby stations.

Horse rescued after two hours stuck in a ditch

Horse rescued after two hours stuck in a ditch

A nursery assistant found herself in a nightmare situation when her 20-year-old horse fell into a dyke.

Trust hits back over mismanagement claims

Trust hits back over mismanagement claims

Careful and wise management of a trust is saving residents from having to pay a higher rate of council tax.

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