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Thousands raised for brewery after lightning caused devastating fire

Thousands raised for brewery after lightning caused devastating fire

A manager at a brewery, burnt down in a freak accident, says he is completely overwhelmed after more than £16,000 was raised in two days.

Pioneering hop oil business expands

Pioneering hop oil business expands

A firm which helps brewers make beer without the need to process hops has opened a new warehouse.

Fire crews tackle house blaze

Fire crews tackle house blaze

Firefighters have spent the afternoon tackling a house fire in a rural town.

Driver fell asleep at wheel and killed her mother

Driver fell asleep at wheel and killed her mother

A woman who tragically killed her own mother after falling asleep behind the wheel causing a head on collision has narrowly avoided jail.

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More police to patrol rural town

More police to patrol rural town

Police patrols are being stepped up in a rural town in a bid to tackle a rise in anti-social behaviour.

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Binman crushed to death by lorry was only on round due to staff shortages

Binman crushed to death by lorry was only on round due to staff shortages

A supervisor had stepped in at the last minute to cover a shift when tragedy struck as he tried to stop his refuse truck rolling away.

'We're becoming a wild west haven for thugs and bandits'

'We're becoming a wild west haven for thugs and bandits'

Teenagers smashing windows, tipping cars and using catapults have left residents in one town worried it's becoming the wild, wild west.

GP staff receiving 'threats of violence and sworn at'

GP staff receiving 'threats of violence and sworn at'

A doctor's surgery has revealed how staff are receiving abuse daily from patients, including threats of violence and swearing.

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Puppies rescued by police

Puppies rescued by police

Puppies found living in poor conditions have been rescued by police and the RSPCA.

Former employee targeted firm in cyber-attack putting 150 jobs at risk

Former employee targeted firm in cyber-attack putting 150 jobs at risk

A company was almost brought to its knees after being targeted in a "vicious, revenge" cyber-attack, by a disgruntled former employee.

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Garden tools taken from outbuilding

Garden tools taken from outbuilding

Police need help identifying two suspects caught on CCTV.

For £90, you too could look like 'Stockport's Gazza'

For £90, you too could look like 'Stockport's Gazza'

The hairdo is one of the many talking points of Euro 2020, now a schoolboy has replicated England footballer Phil Foden's unique haircut.

Driver in court over father's crash death

Driver in court over father's crash death

A 71-year-old has given her plea to causing death by careless driving after a motorcyclist lost his life.

Welly wanging and egg roulette at Kent's wacky Olympics

Welly wanging and egg roulette at Kent's wacky Olympics

Who needs the Tokyo Games and its track and field events when people can enjoy welly wanging and egg smashing, all rounded off with a tomato fight.

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Popular golf tournament returns

Popular golf tournament returns

The 64th annual Cecil Leitch 5 Club Championship took place at West Kent Golf Club.

Tributes to 'formidable and tenacious' Green Party pioneer

Tributes to 'formidable and tenacious' Green Party pioneer

The leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas, is among those to express their sorrow at the death of a towering figure in the movement.

Woman cut from wreckage

Woman cut from wreckage

Firefighters had to remove a car's roof to free a trapped driver.

Sophie's web: From Kent student to Queen's confidante

Sophie's web: From Kent student to Queen's confidante

The remarkable tale of how the Countess of Wessex went from college in Kent to being one of the Queen's favourite family members.

Girl, 17, fights off knifeman's forest sex attack bid

Girl, 17, fights off knifeman's forest sex attack bid

A teenage girl was injured after she tried to battle a man with a knife during an attempted sexual assault.

Do you know this man?

Do you know this man?

Police need help to identify a suspect after a break-in at a community shop.

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