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Newly installed play area causes outrage

Newly installed play area causes outrage

Parents claim a new 'disappointing' and 'outrageous' play area will not be able to be used by younger children as it is too dangerous for them.

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'Council must explain' education plan amid academy closure

'Council must explain' education plan amid academy closure

An MP says she's astounded to see figures showing how many school places are needed after she battled to save an academy from closure.

Church put up for auction - again

Church put up for auction - again

A parish council could come to the rescue of villagers trying to purchase a redundant church.

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'No evidence' of fault with aircraft after pilot dies in crash

'No evidence' of fault with aircraft after pilot dies in crash

There is no evidence that a crash which killed a pilot in Kent was caused by a fault with his aircraft, a report has concluded.

Man due in court after being charged with intent to supply drugs

Man due in court after being charged with intent to supply drugs

Officers stopped a 40-year-old man in a car before finding drugs in the vehicle and in a property, leading to him being charged with intent to supply.

Former petrol station to be demolished for retirement village

Former petrol station to be demolished for retirement village

Plans have been unveiled to transform a former petrol station site into a retirement village.

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Car crashes into house

Car crashes into house

A house has been damaged after a car ploughed through a garden fence and into the side of it.

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Bad news in fight to save school from closing

Bad news in fight to save school from closing

An MP's battle to save a Kent secondary school from closure has "effectively ended" after taking legal advice.

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Body found in search for missing man

Body found in search for missing man

A search for a 60-year-old man has been called off after a body was found in a Kent village.

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Appeal issued after man reported missing

Appeal issued after man reported missing

A man who has been reported missing was last seen carrying a torch, while wearing minimal clothing, as police launch an appeal to help locate him.

Blow in fight to save village church

Blow in fight to save village church

Campaigners received an unwelcome Christmas present after a borough council did a U-turn over plans to help protect their local church.

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Crews battle to stop blaze in outbuildings

Crews battle to stop blaze in outbuildings

Firefighters were on the scene for hours after a blaze took hold in outbuildings.

Cocaine dealers jailed after raid in £2m village street

Cocaine dealers jailed after raid in £2m village street

Cocaine dealers operating from a rented home in a village road with an average house price of £2 million have been jailed.

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'Big softie' who bit off teen's finger walks free

'Big softie' who bit off teen's finger walks free

A student who lost the top of his finger in an unprovoked assault in a pub has condemned his attacker's sentence as 'unacceptable'.

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Man accused of assaulting pensioner refuses to appear in trial

Man accused of assaulting pensioner refuses to appear in trial

A man accused of tying up and sexually assaulting a woman in her home has refused to leave his cell and give evidence in his trial.

Breast screening van withdrawn after spate of vandalism

Breast screening van withdrawn after spate of vandalism

The vandalism of a mobile breast screening unit in a town plagued with anti-social behaviour has been described as "heartbreaking".

Villagers' chance to support community centre

Villagers' chance to support community centre

A Weald village might soon have a new £3.5m community centre, after a nine-year wait.

Missing 6ft Cyberman is a real Dr Who-dunnit!

Missing 6ft Cyberman is a real Dr Who-dunnit!

As the latest Dr Who series draws to a close, one man's search for his 6ft Cyberman continues.

Unbeaten boxer dedicates win to friend after horror crash

Unbeaten boxer dedicates win to friend after horror crash

An unbeaten Kent boxer tipped for great things by Tyson Fury has dedicated his 11th win to his friend who died in a horror crash.

Search for missing mum continues near railway track

Search for missing mum continues near railway track

Police are spending a third day near a railway track in the search for a mum who has been missing for more than two weeks.

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