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‘My heart sinks for residents forced out by holiday homes’

‘My heart sinks for residents forced out by holiday homes’

Residents are being forced out of a popular sea-side town by a growing number of holiday lets, a councillor claims.

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'I've never seen such selfish and dangerous driving'

'I've never seen such selfish and dangerous driving'

Dashcam footage shows the hair-raising moment a driver overtook a car on a bend - narrowly avoiding causing a head-on crash.

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Mystery death of woman hours after long-haul flight

Mystery death of woman hours after long-haul flight

An inquest heard that mystery will continue to surround the death of a 40-year-old woman who died after a 10-hour flight from South Africa.

Tribute to Peter Cushing appears in town

Tribute to Peter Cushing appears in town

An artist has created a mural to the late Peter Cushing in the same town that has a Wetherspoons named after him.

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Fulton excited by promotion project

Fulton excited by promotion project

Whitstable Cricket Club are hoping for a return to the top-flight and new head coach Dave Fulton is looking forward to helping with the project.

Huge caravan park expansion plan amid staycation boom

Huge caravan park expansion plan amid staycation boom

A holiday park has applied to increase in size by more than a quarter as demand for staycation breaks soars.

Costa drive-thru and cafe planned for busy route

Costa drive-thru and cafe planned for busy route

A controversial bid to open a drive-thru Costa opposite a McDonald’s and KFC in Whitstable is back on the table.

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Flooding closes town centre roads

Flooding closes town centre roads

Part of the coastline has seen its highest tide in seven years - while a river has burst its banks leaving town centre roads flooded.

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Bikers' bid to spread festive joy to poorly children

Bikers' bid to spread festive joy to poorly children

As a Christmas toy run has been cancelled due to the pandemic, organisers are appealing for donations so they can still send gifts to ill children.

Primary school shut for two weeks

Primary school shut for two weeks

Children at a primary school have been told to stay at home until at least December 1 after pupils and staff hit by Covid.

Cash machine fire at Tesco

Cash machine fire at Tesco

Firefighters were called to a Tesco Express store after its cash machine caught fire.

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Primary school pupils in quarantine due to Covid case

Primary school pupils in quarantine due to Covid case

A number of children are isolating at home after a positive Covid-19 test at a primary school.

Time for some D.I.Wine?

Time for some D.I.Wine?

A bid to transform a former hardware store into a wine bar has been given the green light.

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'Delivering Covid vaccines to thousands a big ask', warns GP

'Delivering Covid vaccines to thousands a big ask', warns GP

GP staff will likely work seven days a week and be supported by an army of volunteers as they bid to roll out a new Covid-19 vaccine in Kent.

'We arrived in America and people were singing our songs'

'We arrived in America and people were singing our songs'

A musician from Kent has spoken of touring across the world in a band on the cusp of global success.

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Stonehenge-style new addition for Kent park

Stonehenge-style new addition for Kent park

After months of planning, the UK's largest village green can lay claim to its own ancient monument. Well, not exactly.

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Mystery surrounds death of man found at home

Mystery surrounds death of man found at home

An inquest has been unable to establish how a middle-aged man - thought to be a baker who was born in Poland - died.

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Pilates studio to open at luxury seafront complex

Pilates studio to open at luxury seafront complex

A prime seafront spot previously earmarked for a swanky wine bar will instead be turned into a pilates studio, it has been confirmed.

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'Kind and caring' hairdresser, 22, died in M20 crash

'Kind and caring' hairdresser, 22, died in M20 crash

Touching tributes have been made to a young hair stylist who sadly lost her life in a fatal car crash.

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'Link our towns with solar farm cycle path'

'Link our towns with solar farm cycle path'

Campaigners are calling on the developers of a controversial solar farm to include a cycleway to run through it.

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