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Traffic delays due to van fire

Traffic delays due to van fire

Part of the A249 had to be shut this morning due to a van fire.

Search is on for £118k head for Kent academy

Search is on for £118k head for Kent academy

One of Kent's largest secondary schools is advertising for a principal in a 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity.

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Pupils living on the coast 'hit hardest' by Kent Test Covid lockdowns

Pupils living on the coast 'hit hardest' by Kent Test Covid lockdowns

Children in Kent’s four coastal districts were left 'short-changed' by Kent Test results, claims education expert.

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Woman in 20s raped in alleyway

Woman in 20s raped in alleyway

A woman was punched and raped in an alleyway by a stranger, say police, who have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

How to celebrate Halloween

How to celebrate Halloween

'At this time of the year, everyone wants a witch. I'm so tired I'll fall off me blinking broomstick," says Kent white witch Charlotte Clark.

Make sure your bonfire night goes with a bang

Make sure your bonfire night goes with a bang

There are plenty of bonfire and fireworks displays to choose from in Swale this year, here’s everything you need to know...

New provider named for GP walk-in service

New provider named for GP walk-in service

Health bosses have named the provider who will take over from DMC Healthcare at a community hospital.

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Garden centre offers £5k reward after break-in

Garden centre offers £5k reward after break-in

A Kent garden centre is offering a £5k reward for information after burglars stole tools and antique clocking-in machines.

Sheppey voice league concern

Sheppey voice league concern

A lack of league fixtures in the early part of the season is a worry, admits Sheppey United assistant boss Marcel Nimani.

'Living on the streets will kill my 81-year-old dad'

'Living on the streets will kill my 81-year-old dad'

A distraught son has hit out at caravan park owners who reportedly evicted him and his cancer-stricken father, making them homeless.

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'I tracked down £8k vape thieves so why won't police arrest them?'

'I tracked down £8k vape thieves so why won't police arrest them?'

A vape shop owner has blasted police and has accused officers of not investigating his burglary fast enough after solving the crime.

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Shock and anger after garden centre raided

Shock and anger after garden centre raided

Garden centre bosses have been left reeling after the popular site was the victim of a late-night raid.

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Postie's heaven-sent intervention helps boy, 11, after death of parrot

Postie's heaven-sent intervention helps boy, 11, after death of parrot

A community effort was launched to cheer up a boy after a postman discovered his letter to 'heaven' following the death of his beloved parrot.

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800 homes suffer power cut

800 homes suffer power cut

Hundreds of homes were left without power this morning after a 'safety issue' cut off electricity.

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What happens when you can't smell?

What happens when you can't smell?

Many Covid-19 patients lost their power of smell in the pandemic. John Nurden discovers there's now help for anyone suffering from anosmia.

Work starts on making bomb ship 'safe'

Work starts on making bomb ship 'safe'

Experts are reported to have begun searching seabed for explosives spilled from wreck of munitions ship SS Richard Montgomery.

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Bridge fault halts trains

Bridge fault halts trains

Train services to the Isle of Sheppey have been stopped because of trouble at the Kingsferry Bridge.

'This will make hundreds homeless'

'This will make hundreds homeless'

Caravan owners say they are facing a financial nightmare after being told by park bosses they can no longer pay site fees and water rates monthly.

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Family say grandfather was 'just a number' to hospital staff

Family say grandfather was 'just a number' to hospital staff

The family of a grandfather who passed away after contracting Covid-19 at a Kent hospital say the care he received 'wasn't adequate'.

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Car smashes into back of historic guildhall

Car smashes into back of historic guildhall

Police are hunting a man and a woman after a stolen car crashed into back of a town's guildhall in the middle of the night.

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