The announcement was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a Downing Street briefing this evening.
From traditional church services with carols to singing as the cattle are lowing, we've found some carol services to fit in amid your festivities.
A vital change in the law that would give added protection to tenants has been delayed.
A new 10-day festive attraction featuring a theatre, market, grotto and a specially-brewed ale opens this week, and promises a sprinkling of snow too.
The government is drawing up new work from home plans in an attempt to slow the spread of the omicron variant, it was reported today.
A brave boy, affectionately known as Bear, is off to an abbey to sing carols with royalty in honour of his charity work.
Only the number of police officers is up, as other emergency services lose staff.
Weather watchers are warned to avoid the coast as Storm Barra is set to batter the country today.
British Transport Police say they have arrested and charged a man after railway staff were attacked and threatened.
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Gillingham boss Steve Evans had no complaints over the heavy defeat to Rotherham.
Gillingham scored early on against top of the table Rotherham but finished well beaten with 10 men and picked up two more injuries.
Microchipping for cats is to become compulsory with hefty fines for those owners who don't comply.
This month, the eight previous winners of the Kent Pet's Tournament are hoping for your vote so they can win the overall crown.
Households looking for puppies or kittens for sale this Christmas are being warned about an increase in deceitful pet sellers.
A festive exhibition featuring models of Santa and his reindeer made from donated Lego bricks will open to visitors this weekend through to New Year.
It's not just panto playing in theatres across Kent this Christmas - from magical fairytales to West End music and make-believe, here's what's on.
A new children’s play area has opened as part of a large investment into part of one Kent town.
KCC's economic director has suggested young people could help solve driver shortages faced by the haulage industry.
Round up of the strengths and expertise of different law firms across the county, based on the findings of respected guides by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.
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There are cash prizes to be won in the upcoming Heart of Kent Hospice Christmas Superdraw!