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Bins overspill as litter blights beaches again

Bins overspill as litter blights beaches again

Residents are calling for action to clamp down on overspilling rubbish during busy summer months - and for the council to look at bigger bins.

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Charity bike ride in memory of much-loved GP

Charity bike ride in memory of much-loved GP

A team of medical practice volunteers are hoping to raise thousands of pounds with a 54-mile bike ride in memory of a popular doctor.

Blackman: Why I accepted the Whitstable job

Blackman: Why I accepted the Whitstable job

Lloyd Blackman opens up on decision to succeed Scott Porter as Whitstable Town manager.

Teen with special needs describes 'vicious' attack

Teen with special needs describes 'vicious' attack

An 18-year-old with learning disabilities has spoken out about an assault in which he was repeatedly kicked in the head by two young men.

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Thugs hurl dog poo at teen with learning difficulties

Thugs hurl dog poo at teen with learning difficulties

A college student has been injured in a vicious assault in which attackers flung dog poo at him.

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Co-op under fire over 'unacceptable' deliveries

Co-op under fire over 'unacceptable' deliveries

Neighbours say they have repeatedly been woken up by noisy early-morning deliveries at a store where drop-offs are prohibited before 7am.

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Whitstable reveal new manager

Whitstable reveal new manager

Whitstable Town announce replacement for manager Scott Porter.

Dad brews up coffee 'world first'

Dad brews up coffee 'world first'

A Kent entrepreneur has launched a product that could revolutionise the coffee market.

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Archaeologists uncover secrets of 'extremely rare' shipwreck

Archaeologists uncover secrets of 'extremely rare' shipwreck

An 18th century ship thought to have been used by smugglers has been excavated just off the Kent coast.

Gran shocked by Aldi encounter

Gran shocked by Aldi encounter

A supermarket has apologised for its treatment of a partially sighted 84-year-old.

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Let's keep it going

Let's keep it going

Whitstable boss Scott Porter has urged his players to maintain their work ethic through to the end of the campaign.

Porter eager to finish high

Porter eager to finish high

Whitstable Town manager Scott Porters reacts to end of five-game unbeaten run.

'I thank God I'm still alive'

'I thank God I'm still alive'

An 81-year-old gran has relived the terrifying moment she was struck by cyclists while crossing the road.

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Hundreds back petition for town police officer

Hundreds back petition for town police officer

A campaign for a seaside town to get a bobby on the beat has gained backing after claims crime has risen 49% since its police station shut.

Plans for new seafront drinking spot

Plans for new seafront drinking spot

Plans for a new seafront 'taproom' are being considered by Whitstable Oyster Company

Carnival gets first king in 121-year history

Carnival gets first king in 121-year history

A five-year-old boy has been named first-ever king of an annual carnival dating back more than a century as organisers announce a scaled-back event.

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Changes at the helm for Whitstable

Changes at the helm for Whitstable

Whitstable Town chairman Joe Brownett steps down to take on new role at the club.

Ancient human bones found

Ancient human bones found

Police have confirmed human remains found at a building site are from the Middle Ages.

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Gran sleeps in chair for more than three years

Gran sleeps in chair for more than three years

A woman says she has been forced to sleep in a chair for three-and-a-half years because her bedrooms are 'uninhabitable' because of damp.

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Vandals target charity's minibus

Vandals target charity's minibus

A charity that helps educate young people is raising hundreds of pounds to repair a minibus after its exhaust and catalytic converter were stolen.

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