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Theme park to stay shut until social distancing relaxed

Theme park to stay shut until social distancing relaxed

Attraction bosses and organisers of big events are remaining cautious over reopening but hope for a brighter summer.

Moment officer knocked down as police ram car in chase drama

Moment officer knocked down as police ram car in chase drama

A police officer was injured when a colleague's patrol car rammed a suspect's vehicle after it failed to stop.

'We will not be caught with trousers down'

'We will not be caught with trousers down'

A council leader has vowed to do "everything possible" to avoid a repeat of last year's trouble on the beaches.

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Dog dies in flat fire

Dog dies in flat fire

A fire which started in a living room of a property has claimed the life of a pet dog.

'An end to village life as we know it'

'An end to village life as we know it'

Residents in a corner of Kent earmarked for thousands of homes say the developments will spell the end for community life.

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NHS worker rises to fundraising challenge

NHS worker rises to fundraising challenge

A healthcare assistant is raising money for iPads, toys and care packages for patients unable to see their families during the pandemic.

Lockdown warning as rates rise in two districts

Lockdown warning as rates rise in two districts

People in Kent have been warned 'lockdown isn't over' as Covid outbreaks in the east of the county lead to a rise in infection rates.

Nuisance house shut down by police

Nuisance house shut down by police

Police have barred anyone from entering a house which had become a magnet for drug dealing and anti-social behaviour.

Young man drowned in harbour after night out

Young man drowned in harbour after night out

A 20-year-old with a fear of water drowned in a harbour after a night out.

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Balaclava-clad men attack pair in dead of night

Balaclava-clad men attack pair in dead of night

A man and a woman were taken to hospital after being attacked by two thugs wearing balaclavas.

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Brazen thieves snatch parcel from doorstep

Brazen thieves snatch parcel from doorstep

CCTV captured two thieves, including one with a plastic bag on his head, shamelessly snatching a parcel from a doorstep.

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MP backs calls to cut beer duty

MP backs calls to cut beer duty

A Kent MP has added his name to a group calling on the Chancellor to cut beer duty in the upcoming budget statement.

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Domestic abuse survivor still without safe home a year on

Domestic abuse survivor still without safe home a year on

We revisited a domestic abuse survivor a year after she was told to move back in with her attacker - and find her living in a crumbling home.

Body of dolphin species rarely seen in UK found on beach

Body of dolphin species rarely seen in UK found on beach

The body of a dolphin species rarely seen in UK waters has tragically washed up on a seafront.

Great-gran blasts covidiots after six-week virus battle

Great-gran blasts covidiots after six-week virus battle

A great-grandmother has criticised those who refuse to wear face masks after spending six weeks in hospital battling Covid-19.

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Free shuttle bus to Covid vaccination centre

Free shuttle bus to Covid vaccination centre

A free shuttle minibus service has been launched to help people get to a new mass vaccination hub.

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Daughter’s fury at council’s 1p tax bill for dead dad

Daughter’s fury at council’s 1p tax bill for dead dad

A grieving daughter has told of her shock after she was chased for her dead dad’s outstanding council tax bill of a single penny.

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Fears of feral fighting cats amid neutering delays

Fears of feral fighting cats amid neutering delays

A cat charity fears there could be a spike in fighting toms and pets falling ill as vets have been refusing to neuter pets during the pandemic.

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Grandad almost killed by Covid among first to get jab at new centre

Grandad almost killed by Covid among first to get jab at new centre

A grandad who was given a 20% chance of survival after getting Covid was among the first to get his jab at a new vaccination centre.

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Stinger used after 30-mile police chase across Kent

Stinger used after 30-mile police chase across Kent

A man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after police were forced to use a stinger to bring an end to a 30-mile chase.

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