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Scientist stripped of OBE

Scientist stripped of OBE

A world-renowned scientist from Kent has been stripped of his OBE after aiding two fraudsters in a HIV cure tax scam.

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Holiday park fire

Holiday park fire

A man was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a holiday park.

'These properties blight our medieval street'

'These properties blight our medieval street'

A campaigner who lives on a street of medieval homes has "reached a dead-end" in her fight to spruce up two buildings blighting the area.

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Plea after council reject foodbank grant

Plea after council reject foodbank grant

Councillors who turned down a foodbank grant because not enough people use the service have been persuaded to think again.

£250k on the table to kick-start forecourt revamp

£250k on the table to kick-start forecourt revamp

A quarter-of-a-million-pound funding boost from a district council will kick-start the refurbishment of a town's forecourt - if approved.

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Carnival court to wave goodbye after folding

Carnival court to wave goodbye after folding

One Kent town will no longer be represented at carnivals around the county after the association has been defeated in its battle to stay afloat.

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Threats to marshal could lengthen duration of road closures

Threats to marshal could lengthen duration of road closures

Event organisers may close roads for longer at a Remembrance service this year after a marshal was threatened twice at November's commemorations.

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Will Brexit break our Sonsbeck link? Nein

Will Brexit break our Sonsbeck link? Nein

A twinning society is planning on forging a stronger union with a German town in a defiant step against Brexit

Viewers moved by Steph and Dom's cannabis quest

Viewers moved by Steph and Dom's cannabis quest

Former Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom prompted a huge reaction after revealing their quest to get cannabis oil for their son's epilepsy on Channel 4.

Pupils become soccer referees of tomorrow

Pupils become soccer referees of tomorrow

They've been putting their ball skills to good use on the pitch and studying football theory - now pupils are training to become Kent FA referees

'I want it to be a musical celebration of her life'

'I want it to be a musical celebration of her life'

A brother is putting on a musical tribute to his sister for a cancer charity after she lost her five-month battle against the disease in September.

Toy factory's beach clean for all the family

Toy factory's beach clean for all the family

A toy manufacturer will rally the troops and aims to gather washed up litter at a beach clean near its factory in Sandwich on Sunday

Steph and Dom from Gogglebox in Channel 4 film about cannabis oil

Steph and Dom from Gogglebox in Channel 4 film about cannabis oil

A Channel 4 film shows a different side to Gogglebox's 'posh couple' Dom and Steph, who are seeking cannabis oil to treat their son's deadly epilepsy

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Sandwich residents face rise in council tax

Sandwich residents face rise in council tax

Residents in one Kent town face a rise in council tax - but it's not yet known what it will pay for.

Marina murder plot duo appeal for reduced jail time

Marina murder plot duo appeal for reduced jail time

Two women who plotted to kill a man by shooting him in the face at a marina are appealing to get their sentences reduced.

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'We're not sordid', says ex priest

'We're not sordid', says ex priest

A former clergyman who married a male model 50 years his junior has hit out online criticism of their relationship.

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'It would be like losing a leg'

'It would be like losing a leg'

A former priest who married a male model 50 years his junior says he would not be able to live without his young love.

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'From us students... with love'

'From us students... with love'

They wanted to give something back and support the community, so these students prepared eight festive boxes for those worse off for Christmas

Death crash victim a ‘figure of legend’ at prestigious club

Death crash victim a ‘figure of legend’ at prestigious club

A revered merchant banker who died after a crash with a suspected drug driver was the longest-serving member of an exclusive golf club.

School celebrates pupils' achievements

School celebrates pupils' achievements

Outstanding exam results, sporting achievements and a sterling contribution to school life have been celebrated at a school's awards ceremony

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