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Discarded barbecue 'caused beach hut fire'

Discarded barbecue 'caused beach hut fire'

A fire which ripped through a beach hut late at night is believed to have been started by a discarded barbecue.

Numerous fires at tower block in space of a week

Numerous fires at tower block in space of a week

Fire crews have been called out to block of flats on numerous occasions in the past week - adding to an ever-expanding list of blazes at the site.

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Car fire sparks A28 closure

Car fire sparks A28 closure

Police close section of A28 following a car fire.

Happy Mondays provide a cheerful Saturday night

Happy Mondays provide a cheerful Saturday night

Freaky dancing reveals a crowd who still know how to step on.

Fire crews tackle house fire

Fire crews tackle house fire

Four fire engines raced to the scene of a blaze at a three-storey property.

Dreamland to screen Cricket World Cup final

Dreamland to screen Cricket World Cup final

A large outdoor cinema at Dreamland will be screening the Cricket World Cup final tomorrow as England face New Zealand.

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'No plans' to reopen public loos, council says

'No plans' to reopen public loos, council says

Council bosses say there a "no plans" to reopen seafront toilets on amid a petition saying a lack of facilities are harming the town's reputation.

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Cop sacked after making up gang attack

Cop sacked after making up gang attack

A police officer has been sacked at a misconduct hearing after making up that he had been assaulted by a gang in a churchyard.

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Man in court over distraction burglaries

Man in court over distraction burglaries

A man will be in court next month accused of a spate of distraction burglaries.

Climate emergency declared as protesters celebrate

Climate emergency declared as protesters celebrate

A packed public gallery cheered as councillors unanimously voted in favour of declaring the emergency following a lively and colourful protest.

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Open air cinema coming to Dreamland

Open air cinema coming to Dreamland

Film fans and families will be able to join in sing-a-long screenings and enjoy some Hollywood classics on the giant screen at the attraction.

Deliveroo launches in town - is your favourite takeaway included?

Deliveroo launches in town - is your favourite takeaway included?

The service will mean residents can order from 30 takeaways and restaurants in their town from today.

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Colourful protest calls on council to protect environment

Colourful protest calls on council to protect environment

Protesters will be launching a colourful campaign calling on councillors to take action to protect the environment in their district.

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Brute beats woman with marble chopping board

Brute beats woman with marble chopping board

A brave woman told how a brute attacked her with a marble chopping board and then knocked her unconscious with it.

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Women assaulted as police hunt suspect

Women assaulted as police hunt suspect

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to question after two women were assaulted late at night.

Kent towns host major new arts project

Kent towns host major new arts project

Towns in Kent will host new artworks by internationally acclaimed artists in a major creative project linking the English coast.

Dead porpoise found washed up

Dead porpoise found washed up

A dead porpoise has been found washed up on the beach - the second find in as many days after another was found in a neighbouring bay.

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Four rescued from burning yacht

Four rescued from burning yacht

The group were found in a life raft after abandoning the vessel which had caught fire and sank despite efforts by lifeboat crews.

Man's body dumped in road by friend

Man's body dumped in road by friend

An ex-bartender dumped his friend's dead body in the street after a drug binge instead of calling 999.

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Police tried to talk mum down from cliffs

Police tried to talk mum down from cliffs

Officers desperately tried to talk down a depressed mum who fell to her death from cliffs.

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