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Bridge fault sees trains cancelled

Bridge fault sees trains cancelled

Trains between two towns are delayed after a bridge fault saw services suspended.

New roll-on roll-off ferry links Kent to France

New roll-on roll-off ferry links Kent to France

For the first time in almost 30 years a new freight ferry is linking Sheerness to Calais and bringing back memories of the former Olau Line.

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Sea drama as lifeguard saves man drifting in toy dinghy

Sea drama as lifeguard saves man drifting in toy dinghy

The RNLI has issued a safety warning after a lifeguard had to paddle out half-a-mile to save a man being blown out to sea in a toy dinghy.

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Council probe into lost pet’s ‘poor condition’

Council probe into lost pet’s ‘poor condition’

An investigation is underway to find out how a dog got into such a “poor condition” after it was discovered in a town.

Extra jail time for prisoner over officer assault

Extra jail time for prisoner over officer assault

A prisoner who bit the tip off of an officer's thumb is to spend longer behind bars.

Circus performer taken to hospital after fall from trapeze

Circus performer taken to hospital after fall from trapeze

A young trapeze artist was taken to hospital with potential spinal injuries after she fell from a height during a show.

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New faces boost Sheppey's options

New faces boost Sheppey's options

Sheppey United will start the new season with plenty of new faces on show.

Swimming pool closes after air ambulance called

Swimming pool closes after air ambulance called

A swimming pool has temporarily closed after an air ambulance landed nearby.

Vigilante sprays 'move it' on abandoned vans

Vigilante sprays 'move it' on abandoned vans

Frustrations over 'eyesore' vehicles left on the streets of a Kent town have boiled over, with some of the vehicles being daubed with graffiti.

Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

Many youngsters in the borough will be able to take part in cut-price activities this summer thanks to a new council programme.

Kent footballer 'overwhelmed' by support after coming out

Kent footballer 'overwhelmed' by support after coming out

A footballer who decided to tell his teammates he was bisexual says he has been overwhelmed by the support he's received.

All-change as RNLI welcomes new lifeboat

All-change as RNLI welcomes new lifeboat

A new £2.2m lifeboat takes over this week as one of Kent's longest-serving RNLI coxswains prepares to retire after 40 years.

Town's clock tower to change colour

Town's clock tower to change colour

A town's iconic clock tower is set to return in different colours after it undergoes extensive refurbishment.

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Kent prisoner on blackmail charge

Kent prisoner on blackmail charge

A prisoner has been charged with blackmail after a computer was hacked and a victim was asked to pay £3k to get access to the files again.

Beach patrols to stop cockle-picking

Beach patrols to stop cockle-picking

Shores in part of Kent will be patrolled this summer as the council looks to clamp down on illegal shellfish harvesting.

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Elvis, Death and the Devil all apply for top funfair job

Elvis, Death and the Devil all apply for top funfair job

We tried out a ghost train which will be staffed by Elvis, Death and the Devil and is run by a 12-year-old.

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Sunlight from mirror set our bed on fire

Sunlight from mirror set our bed on fire

A home-owner has warned of the danger of sunlight reflecting from mirrors and glass after it set fire to his bed and damaged his house.

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Jet skiers saved from deep mud

Jet skiers saved from deep mud

A dangerous rescue bid has prompted calls for water users to be more vigilant.

Coma circus boss is back at work

Coma circus boss is back at work

Incredible tale of Roger Santus who spent seven months in a coma after being run over by a car is now back in the Big Top.

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Delay on cutting bomb ship’s masts

Delay on cutting bomb ship’s masts

The rusting masts of an American ‘bomb ship’ are now expected to be cut off next year.

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