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'It sounded like bombs were going off'

'It sounded like bombs were going off'

Witnesses have described the moment a blaze at a recycling centre in Kent erupted, as the business involved thanks the fire service.

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Nando's opens in town

Nando's opens in town

A popular restaurant has joined a town centre complex after Covid-19 delayed its opening for months.

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'He literally had to run to get away from them'

'He literally had to run to get away from them'

An ambulance had to be called for a dad after he was attacked by fire ants in a town park.

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Hockey club's new name

Hockey club's new name

Old Bordenian Hockey Club have changed their name of 76 years in a firm look to the future.

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Seven-year-old play predicted the pandemic

Seven-year-old play predicted the pandemic

A play which eerily predicted the Covid-19 pandemic is now touring Kent thanks to the persistence of its producer and director. We see what it's like.

Fire crews leave scene of major blaze

Fire crews leave scene of major blaze

Firefighters have stood down after tackling a fire on a Kent industrial estate for nearly 30 hours.

Crews remain at scene of major blaze

Crews remain at scene of major blaze

Firefighters are continuing to work at the scene of a huge blaze at an industrial estate, with neighbours warned to keep doors and windows closed.

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Church’s faith pays off as art hub project starts

Church’s faith pays off as art hub project starts

Work to build art studios in the grounds of an ancient church has begun.

It's "all clear" to see our play All Clear says director

It's "all clear" to see our play All Clear says director

Director Paul Slaughter says it's "all clear" to see his play All Clear in theatres. It was written seven years ago and is about a worldwide pandemic.

Brickies fans are the best - Rowland

Brickies fans are the best - Rowland

Captain Kane Rowland says Sittingbourne supporters are by far the best he’s ever known.

'You have killed the whole family'

'You have killed the whole family'

The sister of a teenage girl who was killed by a drunk driver has told a court how her death has left her family in ruins.

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Teen in hospital after being hit by motorbike

Teen in hospital after being hit by motorbike

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a motorbike.

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Paramotorist 'seriously injured' in death crash

Paramotorist 'seriously injured' in death crash

'Human swan' Sacha Dench seriously injured in crash which killed a colleague as part of a challenge to fly round Britain was in Kent last month.

‘MND robbed my mum, I don’t want others to suffer’

‘MND robbed my mum, I don’t want others to suffer’

The daughter of a woman who died of motor neurone disease has joined a campaign to encourage the government to increase research into the condition.

Missing teenager found

Missing teenager found

A 17-year-old girl reported missing has now been found safe and well, police have confirmed.

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£16k of cigarettes seized after police chase

£16k of cigarettes seized after police chase

Police have retrieved thousands of pounds worth of stolen cigarettes following a police chase in a Kent town.

Special artwork to share messages of hope

Special artwork to share messages of hope

A special art installation is to be launched in the heart of an area bidding to become the UK City of Culture in 2025.

Town grammar set to expand

Town grammar set to expand

A Kent grammar school could permanently expand next year if plans are approved by Kent County Council.

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Happy ever after for bride reunited with long-lost wedding dress

Happy ever after for bride reunited with long-lost wedding dress

For three years, two brides unknowingly had each other's wedding dresses thanks to a dry cleaner mix-up. Last week they met to swap back.

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Church plan for barn 'is obscene'

Church plan for barn 'is obscene'

Plans to turn a derelict barn into a place of worship have been submitted to a Kent council.

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