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Staff brought in to prop up Kent prisons

Staff brought in to prop up Kent prisons

Officers from as far away as Preston will be brought in over the Christmas period to cover staff absence at the county's overstretched prisons.

Pub offers free Christmas meal to lonely pensioners

Pub offers free Christmas meal to lonely pensioners

A Sheppey pub is offering a free turkey dinner for Island pensioners who would otherwise be on their own on Christmas Day.

Care home for the elderly's £2.5million makeover

Care home for the elderly's £2.5million makeover

Charging stations for mobility scooters are among hi-spec features installed at St George's Court in Sheerness

Festival team may take over running heritage centre

Festival team may take over running heritage centre

Organisers of an Island festival are in talks with Swale council to take over running a town centre museum.

Derby ends in disarray

Derby ends in disarray

Sheppey Rugby Club coach Rob Dengate has questioned Lordswood’s approach after the referee abandoned their Kent 1 game on Saturday.

Youngsters' delight as Santa's helpers visit school

Youngsters' delight as Santa's helpers visit school

Children had a pre-Christmas treat when two reindeer turned-up at St Edwards Catholic primary in Sheerness.

Supermarket confirms plan for £50m headquarters

Supermarket confirms plan for £50m headquarters

More details have emerged about plans for a regional centre for Aldi, which would create 400 jobs.

Smokey the Snowman causes a stir

Smokey the Snowman causes a stir

A shop owner has been called irresponsible for installing a giant smoking snowman outside his store ... but he insists parents and children love it.

'I thought I was going to drown and die'

'I thought I was going to drown and die'

A teenager rescued from mud at the foot of cliffs as the tide rushed in has described her ordeal and thanked the crews that saved her life.

Controversial housing plan gets the nod

Controversial housing plan gets the nod

Proposals to build 142 homes on the former HBC Engineering site in Halfway were approved by council planners last night.

Kent tourist describes Sydney cafe siege terror

Kent tourist describes Sydney cafe siege terror

A Kent man on a sightseeing trip to Sydney has described the moment police stormed the area as a gunman holds around 10 people hostage in a cafe.

WI members welcome special anniversary symbol

WI members welcome special anniversary symbol

A baton touring England and Wales as part of the Women's Institute's centenary celebrations, arrived on Sheppey.

A decade of changing lives

A decade of changing lives

A skills programme which has helped thousands of people into work, further education and volunteering has celebrated a key milestone.

Woman freed from car on its side after crash

Woman freed from car on its side after crash

A woman had to be cut free from a car on its side following a crash this morning.

Girls pulled from mud in rescue drama

Girls pulled from mud in rescue drama

Two girls were rescued by fire crews after getting stuck in mud at the base of a cliff as high tide approached.

Dodgem collector's 15 minutes of fame

Dodgem collector's 15 minutes of fame

The only way was Essex for makers of a Channel 4 show, who said a Kent bumper car collector appearing on the show was from the wrong county.

Shed destroyed in suspected arson attack

Shed destroyed in suspected arson attack

Police and fire crews were called after a blaze broke out at a Sheerness property earlier this morning.

Decision due on 150-home plan

Decision due on 150-home plan

Councillors are expected to give their verdict on a 150-home housing development tonight.

Children's crafty work pays off

Children's crafty work pays off

Pupils at Richmond Academy created their own gifts to sell at the Christmas fair which made £700 for school funds.

Promotion hopes undented despite defeat

Promotion hopes undented despite defeat

Sheppey Rugby Club lost a crucial promotion battle at the weekend, but aren’t giving up on the chase.

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