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Accident fears at new hundred home estate

Accident fears at new hundred home estate

Developers of new estate have been warned by a campaign group accidents may occur if pedestrian crossings aren't installed.

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Thug told terrified girlfriend 'We are going to burn together'

Thug told terrified girlfriend 'We are going to burn together'

Bully Jack Locke has been jailed for a string of attacks on his girlfriend including wrapping her in a duvet and setting light to it.

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Charity appoints new director of fundraising

Charity appoints new director of fundraising

Demelza Children's Hospice has appointed a new director of fundraising and marketing to boost post-pandemic income.

Kent businesswoman who left school at 15 now owns 16th century hotel

Kent businesswoman who left school at 15 now owns 16th century hotel

A mum-of-two who quit school at 15 is about to reopen a 16th century coaching inn after a multimillion-pound investment.

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The story of Kent's air cadets 80 years on

The story of Kent's air cadets 80 years on

Eighty years as Britain went to war with Germany a new group formed with the sole purpose of training young men to protect their country.

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Full results from local election

Full results from local election

The battle for control of Kent County Council has been taking place and this is how things look in Sheppey, Sittingbourne and Faversham.

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BMW clocked doing 112mph by unmarked police car

BMW clocked doing 112mph by unmarked police car

Traffic cops recorded a car hitting speeds of 112mph when it passed by their unmarked vehicle.

Cannabis-based pharmaceuticals win Queen's Award

Cannabis-based pharmaceuticals win Queen's Award

A pharmaceutical company with the largest cannabis farm in Kent has been named as one of the winners of the Queen’s Award for enterprise.

Countdown on for Kent Kings

Countdown on for Kent Kings

Final preparations have been taking place for Kent Kings’ return to competitive action.

Delays on main road due to water works

Delays on main road due to water works

Drivers are being warned of delays caused by the installation of temporary traffic lights on a main road due to ongoing work by Southern Water.

Sailor dies at yacht club after boat fall

Sailor dies at yacht club after boat fall

A yacht club has confirmed a "well-respected member and experienced sailor" has died in a tragic accident after he fell from his boat.

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Care home training nurses from India to fill vacancies

Care home training nurses from India to fill vacancies

A care firm has taken on 24 registered nurses from its Indian training centre in Kerala to work across all its homes to beat UK staff shortages.

'We baaa-ck animal sanctuary'

'We baaa-ck animal sanctuary'

A wildlife shelter locked in a battle with neighbours over its noisy cockerels has seen an outpouring of support.

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'Whistling Postman' hands over stolen £50

'Whistling Postman' hands over stolen £50

Charity king Dale Howting, known as the 'whistling postman' , has insisted on handing over a stolen £50 to Demelza children's hospice.

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Dad with gun led police on high-speed chase

Dad with gun led police on high-speed chase

A dad claimed his life was blighted by a double tragedy and he planned to kill himself, but his trip led to him being arrested for carrying a weapon.

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The day we lost another big factory

The day we lost another big factory

A former Spembley employee recalls when the firm made the shock announcement it was moving out of the county.

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Cinema and bowling alley to create 40 jobs

Cinema and bowling alley to create 40 jobs

The grand opening of a leisure complex which is part of a multi-million pound project will create 40 jobs.

Housing secretary gives nod to 675-home development as planning inspector awards damages against council

Housing secretary gives nod to 675-home development as planning inspector awards damages against council

Secretary of State for Housing Robert Jenrick has created fury after allowing an appeal for 675 homes to be built in a Kent village.

Girls raise money for hospital after best friend's death

Girls raise money for hospital after best friend's death

Two nine-year-old girls took on a challenge to raise money for an “incredible” hospital ward following the tragic death of their best friend.

Parish council issues legal challenge in Local Plan battle

Parish council issues legal challenge in Local Plan battle

Parish council lawyers say a borough council's Local Plan consultation is not legally compliant and should be withdrawn.

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