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Developers eye village for another 180 homes

Developers eye village for another 180 homes

Plans for another 180 homes come months after a controversial estate, with 700 homes, was approved for the same village.

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Arson probe after suspicious fire damages house

Arson probe after suspicious fire damages house

Police have launched an investigation after a suspicious fire in a front garden damaged a house.

Miracle escape as jet-ski crashes onto beach

Miracle escape as jet-ski crashes onto beach

Shocking video captures the moment an out-of-control jet-ski runs up the beach at a seaside resort and comes to a stop feet from a family.

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Family plagued by recurring river of sewage in garden

Family plagued by recurring river of sewage in garden

A dad has hit out at a water company after his garden was repeatedly flooded with raw sewage, knocking a potential £50,000 of the price of his home.

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Man taken to hospital after beach rescue

Man taken to hospital after beach rescue

A man has been taken to hospital after a large-scale rescue operation at a beach.

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Government reveals new price to remove bomb ship masts

Government reveals new price to remove bomb ship masts

There's still time to bid for the job of cutting rusty masts off the wreck of a bomb ship in the Thames Estuary. But the cost has changed.

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Man rescued from sinking boat

Man rescued from sinking boat

A lifeboat crew rescued a sailor from a sinking boat in the early hours - and then found another survivor on land.

Dinghy drama as children blown a mile out to sea

Dinghy drama as children blown a mile out to sea

Two young children and an adult had to be rescued by the RNLI when their inflatable dinghy was blown a mile out to sea.

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Lifer 'forced by gang' to turn cell in to armoury

Lifer 'forced by gang' to turn cell in to armoury

A "reformed" robber who has not celebrated a birthday outside for more than 30 years was "forced by a gang" to stash nine weapons in his cell.

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Prisoner in court on knife and escape charges

Prisoner in court on knife and escape charges

A prisoner escaped from prison and was found three months later with a knife, a court has heard.

Vicar's 'sex' tweet

Vicar's 'sex' tweet

A Kent church has been given an unexpected boost by former Communards' pop star the Rev Richard Coles.

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Council reveals recovery plan

Council reveals recovery plan

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted many aspects of life and now one council has revealed how it plans to recover from its affects.

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Sailors and their dogs rescued from stricken boat

Sailors and their dogs rescued from stricken boat

A lifeboat crew had to go back to rescue two sailors and their dogs after they first refused help when their cabin cruiser ran aground.

Driver and passenger hurt in row with cyclists

Driver and passenger hurt in row with cyclists

Police are appealing for anyone who saw a row between a passenger and driver of a car and a group of cyclists to get in touch.

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Person 'falls from bridge' on A249

Person 'falls from bridge' on A249

A major emergency response is underway after a person is thought to have fallen from a bridge on the A249.

Town centre pedestrianisation row

Town centre pedestrianisation row

Town councillors have lambasted a borough council for imposing a car ban on its high street which has hit trade.

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Trader told to remove tables from pavement in pedestrianised town centre

Trader told to remove tables from pavement in pedestrianised town centre

The owner of vintage tea rooms has been told to stop putting tables and chairs outside his shop despite vehicles being banned from the town centre.

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Blast fears answered after cliff fall

Blast fears answered after cliff fall

The Ministry of Defence has said blasts at its firing range are regularly monitored after concerns they were connected to a cliff collapse.

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Third charge after caravan park assault

Third charge after caravan park assault

A third man has been arrested and charged after police were called to a disturbance where a man was left injured.

Shop-keepers say road closure will put them out of business

Shop-keepers say road closure will put them out of business

A road closure designed to make shopping easier as lockdown is eased has led to a backlash from businesses who say customers are deserting them.

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