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Yellow weather warning as rain and wind to hit Kent

Yellow weather warning as rain and wind to hit Kent

The Met Office has warned to expect strong winds and heavy rain especially along the coast.

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Girl, 15, raped in park next to school

Girl, 15, raped in park next to school

Police have sealed off a playing field next to a school and nursery after a 15-year-old girl was raped.

Time flies as town loses its clock tower

Time flies as town loses its clock tower

A Kent seaside town is now without the clock tower which had stood there for 119 years.

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'Mental health services are failing people like my son'

'Mental health services are failing people like my son'

The mum of a Kent teen who took his life a year ago today fears nothing has been done to prevent future tragedies, despite a coroner's concerns.

Armed robbers raided three homes in one afternoon

Armed robbers raided three homes in one afternoon

A pair of thieves who brandished knives during a series of raids on homes in the same town within hours of each other have been jailed.

'New secondary school could destabilise us'

'New secondary school could destabilise us'

The founder behind Sheppey's only secondary school has hit back at criticism and says plans for any new school will hamper teacher recruitment.

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Works starts on dismantling town centre clock

Works starts on dismantling town centre clock

A 36-feet tall town centre clock tower in Kent is being dismantled for the first time in 119 years so it can be restored 187 miles away in Derby.

Train company Southeastern taken over by government

Train company Southeastern taken over by government

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has revealed in a series of Tweets that the rail company which serves Kent has been stripped of its franchise.

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New head's school gate uniform checks and mobile ban

New head's school gate uniform checks and mobile ban

The new principal at a 'troubled' secondary school explains why he has introduced uniform checks and cracked down on mobiles.

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Clock tower to be removed from High Street next week

Clock tower to be removed from High Street next week

An iconic Kent clock tower will be removed from its High Street home next week to be restored to its former glory.

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Ground-breaking community supermarket launched in a bus

Ground-breaking community supermarket launched in a bus

One of Britain's first mobile community supermarkets has been launched in a converted red London double-decker bus. But it needs volunteer drivers.

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'Experienced with bombs? We need you.'

'Experienced with bombs? We need you.'

Companies are being asked if they would have the know-how to assess the bombs on board a sunken liberty ship.

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New school would stop 1,200-pupil exodus

New school would stop 1,200-pupil exodus

Parents are celebrating after education bosses say a favoured option is another school is needed to prevent a daily exodus of 1,200 pupils.

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Crash between car and motorbike closes main road

Crash between car and motorbike closes main road

A motorcyclist was airlifted to London hospital with serious leg injuries after a crash with a car.

'Island gives much more than just kiss-me-quick hats'

'Island gives much more than just kiss-me-quick hats'

Why is Sheppey so often treated with ridicule across Kent and used as an insult? Reporter John Nurden sets the record straight.

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Biker and passenger seriously injured after crash with car

Biker and passenger seriously injured after crash with car

A motorcyclist and his passenger remain in hospital with serious injuries following a crash with a car.

£5k sticker strategy was a 'success'

£5k sticker strategy was a 'success'

A Kent council insists its decision to pay to £5,000 tell residents how to recycle has paid off.

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Facebook trolls abuse innocent mum after namesake's conviction

Facebook trolls abuse innocent mum after namesake's conviction

Facebook trolls have sent vile comments to an innocent mum after her namesake was convicted of defrauding a vulnerable couple.

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Air ambulance called after motorbike crash

Air ambulance called after motorbike crash

Emergency services including police and the air ambulance have been called to a crash.

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New restaurant owner wants Sheppey's first Michelin star

New restaurant owner wants Sheppey's first Michelin star

A new fine dining restaurant is set to open later this month, with the owner setting his sights on the Isle of Sheppey's first Michelin star.

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