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Paedophile jailed after years of child abuse

Paedophile jailed after years of child abuse

A sex offender who abused victims between 2005 and 2013, has been sent to prison, as police described him as an 'appalling man'.

Work begins on £13m health hub

Work begins on £13m health hub

Work on a new £13.5 million medical practice, that plans to include a GP practice, a minor injury unit, x-ray services, has started.

Police rescue dog from hot car

Police rescue dog from hot car

A dog that was left in a car in 23 degree heat has been rescued by police officers.

Pink Floyd tribute cancel Kent show after singer 'rushed to hospital'

Pink Floyd tribute cancel Kent show after singer 'rushed to hospital'

A Pink Floyd tribute band has been forced to postpone its upcoming concerts after a band member was rushed to hospital with life-threatening symptoms.

'It's happy hour again': Pop star funds free drinks

'It's happy hour again': Pop star funds free drinks

Beautiful South star Paul Heaton has put money behind the bar at one Kent pub as he encourages punters to celebrate his birthday with a free drink.

Kent's first Amazon Fresh store set to open

Kent's first Amazon Fresh store set to open

The county's first Amazon Fresh checkout-free grocery store is coming to a commuter town.

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Officers 'attacked' after railway station disturbance

Officers 'attacked' after railway station disturbance

A man is accused of attacking four police officers and hurling racist abuse at one of them following an alleged disturbance outside a railway station.

Villagers fear licence will lead to noise pollution

Villagers fear licence will lead to noise pollution

A glamping site aiming for a late-night festival licence has split residents’ opinion over noise in a village.

Garden fire spreads to buildings

Garden fire spreads to buildings

Two fire engines were called to a garden blaze that spread to a hedge and two out buildings.

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl opens charity shop

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl opens charity shop

A well-known Kent singer has helped the hospice she is vice-president of open a new charity shop on a High Street.

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Roofer electrocuted before fall

Roofer electrocuted before fall

A 39-year-old dad fell from a roof while at work, an inquest has heard.

Porsche found in bush near roundabout

Porsche found in bush near roundabout

A high-performance sports car was found lodged in a bush on a roundabout and police arrested the driver on suspicion of drink-driving.

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Crews tackle house fire as flames spread to first floor

Crews tackle house fire as flames spread to first floor

Three fire engines were sent to a house blaze - where the flames were spreading through the property.

Fury at school bus cut proposals

Fury at school bus cut proposals

Fuming parents, children and teachers have slammed plans to cut school bus routes - one of nearly 50 across Kent set to be slashed by the council.

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Arrests in £16m crystal meth bust

Arrests in £16m crystal meth bust

Two Kent men have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling 25kg of crystal meth worth millions into Australia.

Two ends of the spectrum in Kent's best places to live

Two ends of the spectrum in Kent's best places to live

We compare house prices in two Kent towns as they both are recognised nationally among the best places to live in the south east of England.

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Person severely hurt after being hit by train

Person severely hurt after being hit by train

Emergency services were called after a person was hit by a train.

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'This is the best place to live; we just need to keep it that way'

'This is the best place to live; we just need to keep it that way'

We asked our reporter if the town which topped the Sunday Times list of best places to live really deserved the accolade.

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Kent town named best place to live in the south east

Kent town named best place to live in the south east

A Kent town has been named the best to live in the south east according to a national newspaper, while another county town has also been recognised.

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Man in court after stabbing

Man in court after stabbing

A man has appeared in court after another man, in his 20s, was stabbed.

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