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Community's anxious wait to save church building

Community's anxious wait to save church building

A village is relying on Maidstone council to list its Methodist church as a Community Asset to prevent its imminent sale.

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Road reopens after accident

Road reopens after accident

Traffic built up on a major route this evening after an accident required police to attend the scene.

Couple wake up to see burglar pointing gun at them

Couple wake up to see burglar pointing gun at them

A married couple faced a terrifying ordeal as a masked armed raider tied their wrists together then demanded cash and jewellery.

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Details released for 180 homes in the Weald

Details released for 180 homes in the Weald

The public are being given the chance to have an input on housing plans for their community.

Motorcyclist in his sixties killed in crash

Motorcyclist in his sixties killed in crash

Officers are appealing for dashcam footage after a motorcyclist died following a crash.

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Couple threatened by balaclava-clad thief in home robbery

Couple threatened by balaclava-clad thief in home robbery

Police are looking for a balaclava-clad thief who robbed a couple in their Kent home before taking their jewellery and watches.

Shock as woman discovers snake in her kitchen

Shock as woman discovers snake in her kitchen

Firefighters faced an unusual challenge last night in a change from fighting fires.

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Police group on lookout for community volunteers

Police group on lookout for community volunteers

A group which helps Kent Police support victims of crime is looking for diverse volunteers to provide support in their local towns.

'Another blow to the rural community'

'Another blow to the rural community'

The fate of a Waitrose cafe in a village is uncertain, as the supermarket has not confirmed if it will reopen following the pandemic.

Woman injured in two-vehicle crash

Woman injured in two-vehicle crash

Emergency services headed to the scene of the collision, where a woman was treated for injuries.

Yobs trash outdoor nursery

Yobs trash outdoor nursery

A nursery has been targeted by vandals who tried to set fire to the children's seating area.

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Checks carried out after speeding concerns

Checks carried out after speeding concerns

Multiple people were stopped and one man arrested as police carried out a number of speeding checks in a village.

Caravan on fire

Caravan on fire

Two fire crews attended a blaze on the busy A21.

'More concrete will mean more flooding'

'More concrete will mean more flooding'

Campaigners fear Local Plan proposals for more housing will add to their flooding problems.

The scientists who created the world's strongest gin

The scientists who created the world's strongest gin

From an idea on a kitchen table to international success, a gin distillery in Kent is celebrating a decade in the business.

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Missing woman found

Missing woman found

A woman who went missing overnight has been found.

'Our Ribena berry yield will be as big as ever'

'Our Ribena berry yield will be as big as ever'

A farmer from Kent who works with Ribena says a wet summer hasn't dampened his spirits for their blackcurrant harvest this year.

Flood alert issued after heavy rainfall

Flood alert issued after heavy rainfall

People in Kent are being told to prepare for flooding in parts of Kent due to heavy rain fall.

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'Garish yellow lines ruining our prettiest streets'

'Garish yellow lines ruining our prettiest streets'

A councillor is calling for bright yellow lines painted in an historic town, to be removed and replaced with subtler markings.

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Community centre dispute nearing finale

Community centre dispute nearing finale

We examine a row that has divided a town over where to build a new centre and how it's sometimes seen tempers fray.

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