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Blaze started in kitchen

Blaze started in kitchen

Two dogs and their owner have been rescued from a smoke-filled property.

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New waste contract could introduce electric bin vehicles

New waste contract could introduce electric bin vehicles

The council has agreed on plans for a new waste collection team which will clean the borough.

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Child, 8, threatens boy with gun

Child, 8, threatens boy with gun

Police are investigating reports a child, believed to be aged around eight years old, threatened another lad with an 'air weapon'.

Bail extended after fatal crash which killed biker

Bail extended after fatal crash which killed biker

A man arrested after a young biker was killed in a crash has had his bail extended.

One of Kent’s most dedicated fundraisers hits £300k - here's how

One of Kent’s most dedicated fundraisers hits £300k - here's how

One of the county’s most dedicated fundraisers has hit £300k, so we've taken a look back at his extraordinary efforts...

Kind gesture for police after officer attacked

Kind gesture for police after officer attacked

Police patrols had a "pleasant surprise" left on their car after one of their officers was attacked.

Kings give favourites a fright

Kings give favourites a fright

Kent Kings gave title favourites Glasgow Tigers plenty to think about in their first home match of the season.

Cocktail bar fined £1,000 for breaching Covid regulations

Cocktail bar fined £1,000 for breaching Covid regulations

A town centre cocktail bar has been fined £1,000 after being unable to follow council inspectors' advice to make its garden confirm to Covid rules.

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Controversial comic Lee Hurst sparks new Twitter storm

Controversial comic Lee Hurst sparks new Twitter storm

The Kent comic has enraged the Twittersphere after comparing today's young people waiting for Covid jabs with Second World War D-Day soldiers.

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Police helicopter deployed in hunt for assault suspect

Police helicopter deployed in hunt for assault suspect

A police helicopter has been circling above a town searching for a man who assaulted an officer.

New special needs school planned for town

New special needs school planned for town

A special needs school which would help 50 children and employ 32 staff is hoping to open this summer.

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Kings have it all to do in cup

Kings have it all to do in cup

Kent Kings suffered a heavy defeat in the first leg of their Knockout Cup tie at Eastbourne Eagles.

'We're losing customers because of the car ban'

'We're losing customers because of the car ban'

Shopkeepers in a Kent town say they are losing business due to the temporary closure of their high street.

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'My husband's devastated, it's his lifeline on our little farm'

'My husband's devastated, it's his lifeline on our little farm'

A couple have been left devastated after their farm truck was stolen from their home.

Suspected rogue trader charged with fraud

Suspected rogue trader charged with fraud

A suspected rogue trader is due to appear in court on suspicion of fraud charges related to alleged shoddy and unnecessary roof and chimney repairs.

Residents scoop £210,000 on postcode lottery

Residents scoop £210,000 on postcode lottery

Six neighbours in one part of the county are celebrating after they scooped £210,000 with the People's Postcode Lottery.

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Man jailed for repeatedly breaching restraining order

Man jailed for repeatedly breaching restraining order

Continued breaches of a restraining order have led to a man being jailed for two years and two months.

Kings in good shape for cup

Kings in good shape for cup

Kent Kings face Eastbourne in the Knockout Cup, buoyed by their first Championship points of the season.

Biker died of head and chest injuries

Biker died of head and chest injuries

An inquest into the death of a young biker heard he lost his life after crashing into a car pulling out of a fishing lakes.

Terminally ill mum gets special wedding

Terminally ill mum gets special wedding

A mother-of-three who found she had incurable cancer has ticked off part of her bucket list by getting married.

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