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Greater Manchester leaders to call for more funding after coronavirus ultimatum

Greater Manchester leaders to call for more funding after coronavirus ultimatum

Andy Burnham said he would recommend fellow civic leaders write to the Government ‘setting out what we think a fair figure is’ for financial support. Read full article: Greater Manchester leaders to call for m...→

Kent Job of the Week: Warehouse operative and forklift driver

Kent Job of the Week: Warehouse operative and forklift driver

Morrisons in Sittingbourne is on the lookout for full time warehouse operatives and prior experience is not essential. Read full article: Kent Job of the Week: Warehouse operativ...→

Dettol and Durex owner sees more cleaning and less sex

Dettol and Durex owner sees more cleaning and less sex

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser continues to see soaring sales in air fresheners and disinfectants but its Durex brand is struggling to grow. Read full article: Dettol and Durex owner sees more cleanin...→

Vaccine race: Test subjects could be exposed to Covid in January

Vaccine race: Test subjects could be exposed to Covid in January

Volunteers will receive a vaccine and then be purposefully exposed to the new coronavirus in laboratory settings. Read full article: Vaccine race: Test subjects could be exp...→

Labour to trigger vote on free school meals

Labour to trigger vote on free school meals

The Tuesday motion comes after the Government indicated a reluctance to extend the scheme through coming holidays. Read full article: Labour to trigger vote on free school me...→

Memories of school in the 1970s and 80s

Memories of school in the 1970s and 80s

From swimming in your pyjamas, BBC Micro computers and Panini football stickers - we take a look back at life in Kent's schools in the 1970s and 80s. Read full article: Memories of school in the 1970s and 80s...→

'It's a form of harassment now'

'It's a form of harassment now'

Business owners have spoken out after a council slapped 19 parking fines on vehicles in spaces which had been free to use for more than a decade. Read full article: 'It's a form of harassment now'...→

Johnson in Covid ultimatum to Greater Manchester

Johnson in Covid ultimatum to Greater Manchester

Local leaders told they have until midday on Tuesday to agree to Tier 3 restrictions or face unilateral Government action. Read full article: Johnson in Covid ultimatum to Greater Ma...→

UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics

UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics

The Government and National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) say Russian military intelligence has targeted Games officials and organisers. Read full article: UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against...→

School confirms 8th Covid case

School confirms 8th Covid case

Two years groups from a Kent school have been told to go on a 'circuit breaker' and isolate for two weeks after three confirmed coronavirus cases. Read full article: School confirms 8th Covid case...→

drug dealer ran from officers and chucked burner phone into the river

A county lines dealer has been sentenced to time in a young offenders' institution after throwing his phone in the river during a police chase. Read full article: drug dealer ran from officers and chucke...→

02:32 Mechanics fear a swarm of motorists are driving on Kent's roads with unsafe cars

One repair garage in Chatham's predicting a surge in MOT bookings following the end of the government's grace period through lockdown. Read full article: 02:32 Mechanics fear a swarm of motorist...→

Second fatal crash victim named

A man who "always went out of his way to help others" has been named locally as the second victim in a fatal crash. Read full article: Second fatal crash victim named...→

Ex-Blue Peter presenter John Leslie cleared of sexual assault at Christmas party

Ex-Blue Peter presenter John Leslie cleared of sexual assault at Christmas party

Leslie was found not guilty of groping a woman after shaking hands with her at a gathering in London’s West End more than a decade ago. Read full article: Ex-Blue Peter presenter John Leslie clea...→

Less than 3% of sexual assault cases get solved in Kent

New figures show Kent is falling behind other police forces in the UK when it comes to solving reported sexual assault crimes. Read full article: Less than 3% of sexual assault cases get...→

'They see me as a big sister'

'They see me as a big sister'

A 26-year-old woman from Kent is the legal guardian of 14 Tanzanian children, some from an orphanage which shut and others rescued from the streets. Read full article: 'They see me as a big sister'...→

McLaren supercar trashed in Sainsbury's car park

McLaren supercar trashed in Sainsbury's car park

A parking error led to fire crews being called to release a driver from her car. Read full article: McLaren supercar trashed in Sainsbury's ...→

League investigate after car park scuffle

League investigate after car park scuffle

The Southern Counties East Football League are investigating an altercation that was shared on social media after Sheppey United's win at Corinthian. Read full article: League investigate after car park scuffl...→

Beauty queen's pageant for granny who died of Covid

Beauty queen's pageant for granny who died of Covid

When her granny died of Covid, a teenage beauty queen set about raising money for the hospital that treated her by launching a pageant in her honour Read full article: Beauty queen's pageant for granny who di...→

Prison officer 'had baby' with inmate

Prison officer 'had baby' with inmate

The child of a prison officer could belong to an inmate who was jailed for muder, a court has heard. Read full article: Prison officer 'had baby' with inmate...→

Love Island star in car crash outside pub

Love Island winner Jack Fincham was left badly shaken and another person was taken to hospital after a crash yesterday. Read full article: Love Island star in car crash outside pu...→

Charity of the year raises more than £14,000

Charity of the year raises more than £14,000

A baby-loss bereavement charity have launched an online auction to mark its 10th anniversary. Read full article: Charity of the year raises more than £14...→

Wallis defends Sandwich Links title but admits he didn't even play that well

Wallis defends Sandwich Links title but admits he didn't even play that well

Defending champion Richard Wallis was the only player under par as he blitzed the field to win the PGA Sandwich Links Championship Pro-Am. Read full article: Wallis defends Sandwich Links title but ...→

Christmas is coming...in October

Christmas is coming...in October

Christmas is coming early as one county cinema plans to get the decorations out and make it snow for a festive film showing this week. Read full article: Christmas is coming...in October...→

Learning from O'Neill

Learning from O'Neill

Hakan Hayrettin pointed to lessons learned from Martin O’Neill as Maidstone bounced back from their FA Cup exit. Read full article: Learning from O'Neill...→

'We've cleared 1,000 beds during Covid - hopefully we'll keep it that way'

'We've cleared 1,000 beds during Covid - hopefully we'll keep it that way'

Hospitals have cleared more than a third of all their inpatients during coronavirus - one hospital boss says he hopes the changes is permanent. Read full article: 'We've cleared 1,000 beds during Covid -...→

'They're not punters, they're our daughters'

'They're not punters, they're our daughters'

Owners of a pub who received a complaint about school kids entering without ID checks saying those spotted are their own children. Read full article: 'They're not punters, they're our daught...→

Man talked down from rail bridge arrested

Man talked down from rail bridge arrested

 | Updated: 15:50, 18 October 2020... A man talked down from a railway bridge, meaning services were cancelled for five hours, has been arrested for obstructin [...] Read full article: Man talked down from rail bridge arreste...→

Boat hits bridge after 'bomb' sighting

Boat hits bridge after 'bomb' sighting

Trains have been cancelled after a boat crashed into a bridge after reportedly spotting an unexploded shell in the water. Read full article: Boat hits bridge after 'bomb' sighting...→

Alleged people smugglers charged

Alleged people smugglers charged

Four men have been charged with bringing people into the country illegally after being arrested near services on the A2. Read full article: Alleged people smugglers charged...→

Cineworld expansion takes shape despite closure

Cineworld expansion takes shape despite closure

Work is progressing on a long-awaited cinema extension despite the Cineworld venue being temporarily shut. Read full article: Cineworld expansion takes shape despite ...→

Michael Gove leaves door ‘ajar’ for post-Brexit trade talks with EU

Michael Gove leaves door ‘ajar’ for post-Brexit trade talks with EU

The Cabinet Office minister said EU officials will have to back down if chief negotiator Michel Barnier is to resume negotiations in London this week. Read full article: Michael Gove leaves door ‘ajar’ for post...→

Scottish Labour prepares for by-election fight with Margaret Ferrier

Scottish Labour prepares for by-election fight with Margaret Ferrier

The party said it will soon select a candidate to contest any potential battle amid calls for the MP to quit over her coronavirus rules breach. Read full article: Scottish Labour prepares for by-election...→

'The best we've ever played'

'The best we've ever played'

Dartford boss Steve King was impressed with his team's performance despite the slender scoreline against Bath on Saturday. Read full article: 'The best we've ever played'...→

Civil servant arrested on suspicion of breaching Official Secrets Act

Civil servant arrested on suspicion of breaching Official Secrets Act

Lord Darroch resigned as the UK’s ambassador to Washington last year after the leaking of messages he wrote criticising the Trump White House. Read full article: Civil servant arrested on suspicion of b...→

On the run: The inmates who escaped our prisons

On the run: The inmates who escaped our prisons

From a people smuggler caught after 28 years on the run, to a burglar found the next day on a stolen bike, here are tales of prison escapes in Kent. Read full article: On the run: The inmates who escaped our ...→

Baby dolls bring 'untold joy' to dementia patients

Baby dolls bring 'untold joy' to dementia patients

An unlikely source of therapy for residents living with dementia has brought a tear to the eye of care home staff. Read full article: Baby dolls bring 'untold joy' to dementi...→

'Hundreds trapped in car park'

'Hundreds trapped in car park'

A grandmother says notorious traffic lights are to blame after it took her almost three hours to get out of a shopping centre car park. Read full article: 'Hundreds trapped in car park'...→

Darts keep it clean

Darts keep it clean

Dartford are yet to concede in National League South this season after another home win on Saturday. Read full article: Darts keep it clean...→

Luque stars on Stones debut

Luque stars on Stones debut

Joan Luque enjoyed a dream debut as Maidstone scored three times in five minutes to beat Hemel. Read full article: Luque stars on Stones debut...→

One arrest at asylum seeker demonstration

One arrest at asylum seeker demonstration

Police have detained one person on suspicion of criminal damage following a demonstration outside barracks housing asylum seekers. Read full article: One arrest at asylum seeker demonstratio...→

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks

Up to 200 people gathered outside a military barracks in Kent where asylum-seekers are being housed to greet their ‘new neighbours’. Read full article: Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundr...→

Woman's face cut in serious assault

Woman's face cut in serious assault

An altercation between a group of people resulted in a woman being seriously assaulted and suffering a cut to her face. Read full article: Woman's face cut in serious assault...→

Extra police patrols and knife sweeps at crime-hit park

Extra police patrols and knife sweeps at crime-hit park

Police have confirmed they will have a stronger presence at a recreation ground following the recent stabbing of a teenage boy. Read full article: Extra police patrols and knife sweeps at...→

Crowds welcome asylum seekers as far-right counter protest

Crowds welcome asylum seekers as far-right counter protest

Police are a in attendance at a meeting to welcome asylum seekers living in barracks in Kent - with a small number of the far-right also there. Read full article: Crowds welcome asylum seekers as far-rig...→

Heart-warming moment asylum seekers wave back at supporters

Heart-warming moment asylum seekers wave back at supporters

This is the heart-warming moment crowds of supporters wave at asylum seekers to the sound of Toy Story classic You've Got a Friend in Me. Read full article: Heart-warming moment asylum seekers wave...→

Border Force patrols Channel for migrant boats as choppy seas ease

Border Force patrols Channel for migrant boats as choppy seas ease

It is thought low winds in Dover on Saturday will see a number of refugees attempt the crossing. Read full article: Border Force patrols Channel for migrant...→

No 10 urged to restart coronavirus restriction talks with Greater Manchester

No 10 urged to restart coronavirus restriction talks with Greater Manchester

The region’s political leaders refuse to accept Tier 3 restrictions without greater financial support. Read full article: No 10 urged to restart coronavirus restr...→

‘Reversed brain’ linked to lower social and communication abilities – study

‘Reversed brain’ linked to lower social and communication abilities – study

Findings could help identify children at risk of neurodevelopmental disorders much earlier than current diagnostic practices allow. Read full article: ‘Reversed brain’ linked to lower social ...→

Two in hospital after traffic light crash

Two people are in hospital after the car they were in careered off the road and into traffic lights, closing a route for several hours. Read full article: Two in hospital after traffic light cras...→

Half of England now in heightened coronavirus restrictions

Half of England now in heightened coronavirus restrictions

Greater Manchester continues to resist the highest controls as the region’s political leaders fight to secure further financial support. Read full article: Half of England now in heightened corona...→

Holiday hell for dads stuck in room for 6 weeks

Holiday hell for dads stuck in room for 6 weeks

A pair of dads have revealed their holiday nightmare after being forced to isolate in a hotel room for six weeks in Portugal due to coronavirus. Read full article: Holiday hell for dads stuck in room for ...→

Stones sign Luque

Maidstone United have signed former Barcelona academy player Juan Luque. Read full article: Stones sign Luque...→

Bid to turn pub into homes as it 'can't compete with Wetherspoons'

Bid to turn pub into homes as it 'can't compete with Wetherspoons'

An historic pub dating back to 1860 is deemed by its owner to never be a success again - therefore a plan to turn it into homes has been hatched. Read full article: Bid to turn pub into homes as it 'can't ...→

02:40 Pubs on the Kent border say new COVID restrictions will destroy their business

Pubs on border of Kent say the new coronavirus restrictions will be the final nail in their coffin. From midnight tonight, London will be placed in tier 2 - ba [...] Read full article: 02:40 Pubs on the Kent border say new CO...→

Boris Johnson says he will ‘intervene’ if necessary to save lives in North West

Boris Johnson says he will ‘intervene’ if necessary to save lives in North West

The Prime Minister used a Downing Street press conference to call for Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to accept Tier 3 regulations. Read full article: Boris Johnson says he will ‘intervene’ i...→

Kent Law Society unveils new president

Kent Law Society unveils new president

The voice of the legal profession in the county has named its latest president. Read full article: Kent Law Society unveils new president...→

Parole Board chief calls for public hearings in high-profile cases

Parole Board chief calls for public hearings in high-profile cases

Martin Jones said such hearings should be open to the public so ‘justice can be seen to be done’. Read full article: Parole Board chief calls for public hear...→

Wynter thrives from keeping goals out

Wynter thrives from keeping goals out

Dartford midfielder Jordan Wynter says determination in defence can lift the whole team. Read full article: Wynter thrives from keeping goals out...→

Raphe or Noah?

Raphe or Noah?

Raphe Brown knows he has to maintain his early-season form at Maidstone, with Noah Chesmain breathing down his neck. Read full article: Raphe or Noah?...→

Head count for Gillingham ahead of Pompey clash

Gillingham players are due in early today so the management can assess who is fit and available for a “huge challenge” against Portsmouth. Read full article: Head count for Gillingham ahead of Pompe...→

Tragedy as baby girl found dead on mum's bed

A distraught mum has recalled the moment she woke to find her "beautiful and funny" daughter dead on her bed just hours after a night feed. Read full article: Tragedy as baby girl found dead on mum's...→

Christmas events taking place in Kent this year

Christmas events taking place in Kent this year

From illuminated trails to ice skating and chances to see Santa this Christmas - here's what's on this festive season across the county: Read full article: Christmas events taking place in Kent th...→

Greater Manchester faces coronavirus ultimatum

Greater Manchester faces coronavirus ultimatum

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick says local leaders have until midday Tuesday to agree to Tier 3 restrictions. Read full article: Greater Manchester faces coronavirus ult...→

16 isolating after positive Covid-19 tests at Aldi

16 isolating after positive Covid-19 tests at Aldi

A number of staff at a food distribution centre have tested positive for coronavirus and are now self isolating. Read full article: 16 isolating after positive Covid-19 tes...→

03:39 Primary school in Medway closes due to a number of positive Covid-19 tests.

All pupils at Cedar Children's Academy in Strood have been told to stay at home. Last week, youngsters in Year 3 and members of staff went into quarantine afte [...] Read full article: 03:39 Primary school in Medway closes du...→

Driver jailed after asylum seekers found in lorry

Driver jailed after asylum seekers found in lorry

A people smuggler has been jailed after border force officers found three asylum seekers hidden in his lorry cab. Read full article: Driver jailed after asylum seekers found...→

02:00 Crowds gather to welcome asylum seekers at Folkestone Barracks

More than 200 people in Folkestone have gathered to give asylum seekers quarantining at the Napier barracks a very warm welcome. The Kent Refugee Action Networ [...] Read full article: 02:00 Crowds gather to welcome asylum se...→

Accident victim suffers memory loss

Accident victim suffers memory loss

A cyclist may never know for sure why he ended up in hospital - unless perhaps you can tell him? Read full article: Accident victim suffers memory loss...→

'A load of immigrants just got out of a lorry into Mercs'

'A load of immigrants just got out of a lorry into Mercs'

An eyewitness alerted police to people jumping out of lorries, a fortnight before the deaths of 39 people, a court has heard. Read full article: 'A load of immigrants just got out of a ...→

Lorry fire on M2

A lorry has caught fire on the motorway causing lanes to be closed. Read full article: Lorry fire on M2...→

Q&A: Two-week Welsh ‘firebreak’ lockdown

Q&A: Two-week Welsh ‘firebreak’ lockdown

The country will be under restrictions similar to those imposed when it first went into lockdown in March. Read full article: Q&A: Two-week Welsh ‘firebreak’ lockdown...→

Warning after spate of thefts from cars

 | Updated: 14:52, 19 October 2020... A spate of thefts from cars in Ashford has prompted a police warning. Read full article: Warning after spate of thefts from cars...→

Film crews in busy shopping streets

Film crews in busy shopping streets

Actors and film crews have been spotted shooting a new Bollywood movie in Kent streets. Read full article: Film crews in busy shopping streets...→

Man drowned in harbour

Man drowned in harbour

A man whose body was found after a lengthy search and rescue operation had drowned in the sea at a busy harbour. Read full article: Man drowned in harbour...→

Trio attacked man in street

A shopper was left needing hospital treatment after a dispute ended in violence. Read full article: Trio attacked man in street...→

Fire crews tackle out of control garden blaze

Firefighters spent an hour putting out a blaze in a garden after flames spread from a fire pit. Read full article: Fire crews tackle out of control garden ...→

Deaths from dementia and Alzheimer’s at home rise 79% during coronavirus – ONS

Deaths from dementia and Alzheimer’s at home rise 79% during coronavirus – ONS

There were 2,095 excess deaths from these conditions registered between March 14 and September 11, the Office for National Statistics said. Read full article: Deaths from dementia and Alzheimer’s at ...→

Hunt launched for long-lost stag statues

Hunt launched for long-lost stag statues

People are being asked for information on two huge deer statues which disappeared from a park up to 70 years ago. Read full article: Hunt launched for long-lost stag statues...→

‘Decisive action’ needed in Greater Manchester, Jenrick says as talks continue

‘Decisive action’ needed in Greater Manchester, Jenrick says as talks continue

Cabinet minister Robert Jenrick said it was the final day for talks with Greater Manchester to see if a deal can be reached on coronavirus curbs. Read full article: ‘Decisive action’ needed in Greater Manc...→

Pop-up panto tickets go on sale

Pop-up panto tickets go on sale

'If there is one year when we need panto, it's this year' says the producer of a pop-up panto at the county's biggest theatre, as tickets go on sale. Read full article: Pop-up panto tickets go on sale...→

Tragic mission of doomed Kent sailors

Tragic mission of doomed Kent sailors

A photo of a man who had died 140 years before featured in newspapers around the world when taken in 1986. This is the story of how it came about. Read full article: Tragic mission of doomed Kent sailors...→

Bid to tackle rise in modern slavery and human trafficking

Bid to tackle rise in modern slavery and human trafficking

A council has partnered up with the police and a homeless charity as it looks to address a rise in documented cases of modern slavery. Read full article: Bid to tackle rise in modern slavery and...→

Brexit negotiators to talk after Gove leaves door ‘ajar’ for trade discussions

Brexit negotiators to talk after Gove leaves door ‘ajar’ for trade discussions

The Government has launched a ‘time is running out’ campaign urging businesses to get ready for the end of the transition period on December 31. Read full article: Brexit negotiators to talk after Gove le...→

Entire school forced to shut amid rising Covid numbers

Entire school forced to shut amid rising Covid numbers

School gates at a children's academy will be shut tomorrow and pupils will learn from home due to a number of positive coronavirus tests. Read full article: Entire school forced to shut amid rising...→

Man arrested after woman hit by car

Man arrested after woman hit by car

Police investigating a road rage attack have detained a man on suspicion of assault. Read full article: Man arrested after woman hit by car...→

UK shop closures at record high in 2020

UK shop closures at record high in 2020

A total of 11,000 chain operator outlets shut between January and August this year. Read full article: UK shop closures at record high in 2020...→

Police swoop on bridge as 'bomb' found

Police swoop on bridge as 'bomb' found

A boat has crashed into a bridge and an exploded bomb is believed to have been found on site. Read full article: Police swoop on bridge as 'bomb' found...→

Burnham to resume talks with No 10 as Greater Manchester rules row continues

Burnham to resume talks with No 10 as Greater Manchester rules row continues

The Labour mayor will speak to the Prime Minister’s chief strategic adviser Sir Edward Lister later on Sunday. Read full article: Burnham to resume talks with No 10 as Gr...→

Store set to quit town centre

Store set to quit town centre

A long-standing Peacocks store looks set to shut after closing down signs appeared in the window. Read full article: Store set to quit town centre...→

Buses replace trains as police talk to person on bridge

Buses replace trains as police talk to person on bridge

Rail services have been halted after a person climbed onto the wall of a bridge over the rail-line. Read full article: Buses replace trains as police talk to p...→

Free agents could interest Gillingham boss Steve Evans

Free agents could interest Gillingham boss Steve Evans

The domestic transfer window has closed but Gillingham boss Steve Evans is keeping his eye out for a deal. Read full article: Free agents could interest Gillingham bo...→

River 'trashed' by shameless litter louts

River 'trashed' by shameless litter louts

A precious Kent river is being “trashed” on an alarming scale, say nature lovers. Read full article: River 'trashed' by shameless litter lout...→

Police will have access to test and trace data of people told to self-isolate

Police will have access to test and trace data of people told to self-isolate

The HSJ reported that the office of England’s chief medical officer feared the move would put people off from being tested. Read full article: Police will have access to test and trac...→

Covid test station set up on fun run route

Covid test station set up on fun run route

 | Updated: 17:25, 17 October 2020... When asked what went through his mind when he saw the Covid station, he replied: "You probably couldn't publish that." Read full article: Covid test station set up on fun run rou...→

Police officer assaulted on M20 slip road

Police officer assaulted on M20 slip road

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer following a call-out to reports of someone walking along a motorway slip road. Read full article: Police officer assaulted on M20 slip roa...→

Plough falls from back of tractor

Plough falls from back of tractor

A vehicle has been damaged at a busy junction after a plough came loose and fell on it from the back of a tractor. Read full article: Plough falls from back of tractor...→

Match report: Gills second best at MK Dons

Match report: Gills second best at MK Dons

Gillingham failed to shine at StadiumMK on Saturday as a goal in each half left them empty-handed. Read full article: Match report: Gills second best at MK Do...→

Sainsbury's opens new store inside garden centre

Sainsbury's opens new store inside garden centre

A new Sainsbury's supermarket has opened for business inside a popular garden centre. Read full article: Sainsbury's opens new store inside garde...→

Matchday live: MK Dons v Gillingham, Dartford v Bath and Maidstone v Hemel Hempstead

Live updates from Gillingham's early kick-off at MK Dons in League 1 - followed by National League South action involving Dartford and Maidstone. Read full article: Matchday live: MK Dons v Gillingham, Dar...→

Police in attendance as crowds welcome asylum seekers

Police in attendance as crowds welcome asylum seekers

Police are a in attendance at a meeting to welcome asylum seekers who are living in military barracks in Kent. Read full article: Police in attendance as crowds welcome a...→

Woman sought after distraction showroom theft

Police are looking for a woman after a member of staff at a kitchen showroom had their phone stolen after being distracted. Read full article: Woman sought after distraction showroom ...→

Appeal set up for victim of M26 crash

Social media has been flooded with tributes to Reece Watson - " a kind, caring young man."' Read full article: Appeal set up for victim of M26 crash...→

Locals to welcome ‘new neighbours’ at military barracks housing migrants

Locals to welcome ‘new neighbours’ at military barracks housing migrants

Dozens of well-wishers are to assemble in Folkestone on Saturday to welcome the asylum seekers who have been arriving in recent weeks. Read full article: Locals to welcome ‘new neighbours’ at mi...→

Kent's lost police stations and what's there now

From blocks of flats to beauty salons and Wetherspoon pubs, several of our county's former police stations now have a new lease of life. Read full article: Kent's lost police stations and what's t...→

The 100-year-old who helped Bletchley Park code breakers

The 100-year-old who helped Bletchley Park code breakers

A centenarian has spoken of her vital work in the Second World War supporting code cracking boffins. Read full article: The 100-year-old who helped Bletchley Pa...→

Homes plan for pub that 'can't compete with Wetherspoons'

Homes plan for pub that 'can't compete with Wetherspoons'

 | Updated: 19:15, 16 October 2020... The Foresters Arms, which thousands of people pass each day in Ramsgate, closed its doors two years ago and looks likely [...] Read full article: Homes plan for pub that 'can't compete w...→

04:21 Kent council leader lobbies MPs for housing reform before it's too late

Unachievable, ridiculous and in desperate need of change - That's the description of the government's housing targets for Kent. Now, Kent County Council's lead [...] Read full article: 04:21 Kent council leader lobbies MPs fo...→

01:26 Two men have died and another is fighting for his life after a crash near Wrotham

Police, fire crews and the air ambulance were called to the M26 yesterday after reports of a serious collision. Read full article: 01:26 Two men have died and another is f...→

Stabbing victim 'named killer' moments before final breath

A murder trial has heard how the victim, who had been stabbed in the heart, identified his killer just minutes before he died. Read full article: Stabbing victim 'named killer' moments b...→

Mum makes festive face coverings

Mum makes festive face coverings

A seamstress whose business has been hit hard by the pandemic has turned her hand to making 'blingy' face masks to wear this Christmas. Read full article: Mum makes festive face coverings...→

Mexican restaurant closes for good

Mexican restaurant closes for good

Signs have been removed from a Mexican restaurant after the site closed for good, dealing a blow to a popular leisure complex. Read full article: Mexican restaurant closes for good...→

School, wedding venue and homes planned for former quarry

School, wedding venue and homes planned for former quarry

People living near a former disused quarry are concerned over plans for hundreds of homes, a school and a wedding venue. Read full article: School, wedding venue and homes planned ...→

Inside the showhome the Great Gatsby would love

Inside the showhome the Great Gatsby would love

Take a look inside two showhomes in Kent, featuring an art-deco dream and a country life to love created by an award-winning interior designer. Read full article: Inside the showhome the Great Gatsby wou...→

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A20. Read full article: Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash...→

School shuts for half-term after more Covid cases

School shuts for half-term after more Covid cases

A primary school which had been closed due to more coronavirus cases has confirmed it will not reopen for the rest of the half-term. Read full article: School shuts for half-term after more Co...→

Dealer ran from police and chucked burner phone in river

 | Updated: 19:05, 19 October 2020... A county lines drug dealer scarpered when officers tried to arrest him and threw his mobile phone into the river, in an a [...] Read full article: Dealer ran from police and chucked burne...→

02:41 Potential COVID sufferers in Sevenoaks sent to swab site that doesn't exist

Trying to take a COVID-19 test can be daunting enough, but dozens of people who turned up to a registered testing site in Sevenoaks were shocked when they foun [...] Read full article: 02:41 Potential COVID sufferers in Seven...→

Intensive care warning in Greater Manchester as Wales brings in ‘firebreak’

Intensive care warning in Greater Manchester as Wales brings in ‘firebreak’

Senior Conservatives have backed Mayor Andy Burnham in resisting a move to Tier 3 restrictions in Greater Manchester. Read full article: Intensive care warning in Greater Manche...→

Tobacco thief must repay £486k of £500k fraud

A gang member must repay £486k after stealing £500k worth of confiscated tobacco from the government. Read full article: Tobacco thief must repay £486k of £500k ...→

Concern for pubs on the Kent / London border

Concern for pubs on the Kent / London border

A landlord says he may have to close if Tier 2 restrictions stay in place for more than a couple of week. Read full article: Concern for pubs on the Kent / London bo...→

Brookes delivers under pressure to take BSB crown at Brands

Brookes delivers under pressure to take BSB crown at Brands

Josh Brookes fended off the challengers to clinch the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch. Read full article: Brookes delivers under pressure to take ...→

Dad part of group who sprinted to rescue woman from burning building

Dad part of group who sprinted to rescue woman from burning building

A railway station worker says he was just 'helping where it was needed', after he rescued a woman from the window ledge of a burning building. Read full article: Dad part of group who sprinted to rescue...→

Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2020

Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2020

The best teachers, support staff and volunteers in the county were celebrated at the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2020 on Friday (October 16). Read full article: Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2020...→

‘Like a punch to the stomach’ - Former pro boxer helps racer after bike theft

The MTB racing community and a former pro boxer have come to the aid of young Reuben Smith after his new mountainbike was stolen. Read full article: ‘Like a punch to the stomach’ - Former p...→

Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Covid crisis

Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Covid crisis

Operator of a major cross-Channel route says it is millions of pounds down on the same time last year due to the pandemic's impact on travel plans. Read full article: Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Cov...→

Family firm marks 50th anniversary

Family firm marks 50th anniversary

A family-run furniture store has expansion plans as it marks its 50th anniversary. Read full article: Family firm marks 50th anniversary...→

Three-mile queues on M20 after lanes blocked

There are delays for drivers on the London-bound M20 this morning after lanes had to be closed. Read full article: Three-mile queues on M20 after lanes blo...→

Prosecutors given new guidance over myths and stereotypes in rape cases

Prosecutors given new guidance over myths and stereotypes in rape cases

The new advice includes challenging assumptions over victims sharing naked pictures or having met their attacker via a hook-up app. Read full article: Prosecutors given new guidance over myth...→

Free reflective keyrings to giveaway

Free reflective keyrings to giveaway

We have a whopping 20,000 Be Bright Be Seen reflective keyrings to once again give away to help children be seen on Kent's roads this winter. Read full article: Free reflective keyrings to giveaway...→

'I am a beautiful black girl'

'I am a beautiful black girl'

A mum wrote a book so her daughter knew she didn't need to be anyone apart from her beautiful black self, after she said she wanted to be white. Read full article: 'I am a beautiful black girl'...→

Burnham calls for Commons vote to ‘break the impasse’ over Tier 3 restrictions

Burnham calls for Commons vote to ‘break the impasse’ over Tier 3 restrictions

On Sunday, the Labour mayor was said to have had a ‘constructive’ conversation with Boris Johnson’s chief strategic adviser. Read full article: Burnham calls for Commons vote to ‘break...→

Covid testing station didn't exist

Covid testing station didn't exist

Scores of people journeyed to keep their coronavirus test appointments today, for nothing. Read full article: Covid testing station didn't exist...→

Body of suspected asylum seeker washes up on beach

Body of suspected asylum seeker washes up on beach

The body of a man thought to be an asylum seeker attempting to reach Kent has been found on a beach. Read full article: Body of suspected asylum seeker washes u...→

Trains cancelled as boat hits bridge

Trains cancelled as boat hits bridge

A boat has crashed into a key crossing - leading to train services being cancelled as inspectors carry out urgent structural surveys. Read full article: Trains cancelled as boat hits bridge...→

FA Trophy and Isthmian League round-up

FA Trophy and Isthmian League round-up

Hythe Town won a dramatic penalty shoot-out against rivals Ashford to progress in the FA Trophy. Read full article: FA Trophy and Isthmian League round-up...→

Bus and car destroyed in arson attacks

Bus and car destroyed in arson attacks

Police in Chippenham are linking the three incidents in the early hours of Sunday. Read full article: Bus and car destroyed in arson attacks...→

Closing down signs appear at Peacocks store

Closing down signs appear at Peacocks store

A long-standing town centre Peacocks looks set to shut after closing down signs appeared in the window. Read full article: Closing down signs appear at Peacocks st...→

Major Mick, 80, bids to row homemade Tintanic boat 100 miles for charity

Major Mick, 80, bids to row homemade Tintanic boat 100 miles for charity

Retired Army major Michael Stanley is sailing along the Chichester canal at 2mph for his fundraising challenge. Read full article: Major Mick, 80, bids to row homemade Tin...→

Stones have Luque for a month

Stones have Luque for a month

Maidstone must make the most of Joan Luque while they have him after Hakan Hayrettin revealed the deal is initially for one month only. Read full article: Stones have Luque for a month...→

Woman killed after car fleeing police crashed

Woman killed after car fleeing police crashed

A young woman was killed when the car she was in flipped while fleeing police. Read full article: Woman killed after car fleeing police cr...→

Fresh injury fears over Gills skipper

Fresh injury fears over Gills skipper

The return of captain Kyle Dempsey was a plus for Gillingham on Saturday but he limped his way to the finish at MK Dons. Read full article: Fresh injury fears over Gills skipper...→

Gills boss blasts penalty decision that went against them at MK Dons

Gills boss blasts penalty decision that went against them at MK Dons

Steve Evans admitted his Gills side weren’t good enough at MK but blasted the assistant referee for a game-changing decision that went against them. Read full article: Gills boss blasts penalty decision that ...→

Wales set for circuit-breaker lockdown, according to leaked letter

Wales set for circuit-breaker lockdown, according to leaked letter

The lockdown will begin at 6pm on October 23 and last until November 9, and will see all but essential retail outlets close. Read full article: Wales set for circuit-breaker lockdown, ...→

New Disney cruise ship arrives in Kent

New Disney cruise ship arrives in Kent

A huge Disney cruise has made its maiden voyage to Kent after switching with another liner from the luxury fleet. Read full article: New Disney cruise ship arrives in Kent...→

Asylum seeker housed at barracks tests Covid positive

Asylum seeker housed at barracks tests Covid positive

The Home Office has confirmed an asylum seeker held at an accommodation centre in Kent tested positive for coronavirus. Read full article: Asylum seeker housed at barracks tests C...→

Men flee arson with clothes on fire

Two men were seen fleeing the scene of an arson with their clothes on fire. Read full article: Men flee arson with clothes on fire...→

Major road to shut for urgent bridge surveys

Major road to shut for urgent bridge surveys

A road used by thousands each day will be closed to allow for engineers to carry out urgent structural surveys on a rail bridge. Read full article: Major road to shut for urgent bridge sur...→

Police want to identify this woman

Officers have appealed to the public for help after an alleged mobile phone theft. Read full article: Police want to identify this woman...→

Motorway crash victim named

"A kind and caring young man" has been named as the victim of a motorway crash which killed two men and left a third fighting for his life. Read full article: Motorway crash victim named...→

Man falls into river outside pub

Man falls into river outside pub

Police, fire and ambulance crews helped rescue a man from a river after he fell into the water near to a pub. Read full article: Man falls into river outside pub...→

Woman cut from wreckage of six-vehicle pile-up

Woman cut from wreckage of six-vehicle pile-up

Firefighters have freed a woman after her car was involved in a six-vehicle pile-up. Read full article: Woman cut from wreckage of six-vehicle p...→

Police will attend welcome meeting at barracks

Police will attend welcome meeting at barracks

Police will attend a meeting today that has been arranged to welcome asylum seekers who are living in military barracks in Kent. Read full article: Police will attend welcome meeting at ba...→

Skype Angels win Hospital Hero Award

Skype Angels win Hospital Hero Award

Two women who ensured patients – with or not with Covid – stayed in contact with their loved ones have been named as the 2020 Hospital Heroes. Read full article: Skype Angels win Hospital Hero Award...→

02:51 Several of Kent's iconic landmarks light up pink and blue to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week

Rochester Cathedral and Leeds Castle will be illuminated to support grieving parents. We've been speaking to Mike Pollard the manager of Kent Sands United - a [...] Read full article: 02:51 Several of Kent's iconic landmarks...→

02:29 KCC are to increase council tax whilst decreasing funding for services

Would you be happy to pay more on your council tax here in Kent, even though services will be cut? That's the reality facing Kent County Council who say your h [...] Read full article: 02:29 KCC are to increase council tax wh...→

Five arrested as crime agency targets suspected people smugglers

Five arrested as crime agency targets suspected people smugglers

Investigators from the National Crime Agency have made a series of arrests as part of two separate probes targeting suspected people smugglers. Read full article: Five arrested as crime agency targets su...→

Greater Manchester leaders to call for more funding after coronavirus ultimatum

Greater Manchester leaders to call for more funding after coronavirus ultimatum

Andy Burnham said he would recommend fellow civic leaders write to the Government ‘setting out what we think a fair figure is’ for financial support. Read full article: Greater Manchester leaders to call for m...→

Stabbing victim 'named killer' moments before final breath

A murder trial has heard how the victim, who had been stabbed in the heart, identified his killer just minutes before he died. Read full article: Stabbing victim 'named killer' moments b...→

Parole Board chief calls for public hearings in high-profile cases

Parole Board chief calls for public hearings in high-profile cases

Martin Jones said such hearings should be open to the public so ‘justice can be seen to be done’. Read full article: Parole Board chief calls for public hear...→

Dettol and Durex owner sees more cleaning and less sex

Dettol and Durex owner sees more cleaning and less sex

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser continues to see soaring sales in air fresheners and disinfectants but its Durex brand is struggling to grow. Read full article: Dettol and Durex owner sees more cleanin...→

Mexican restaurant closes for good

Mexican restaurant closes for good

Signs have been removed from a Mexican restaurant after the site closed for good, dealing a blow to a popular leisure complex. Read full article: Mexican restaurant closes for good...→

Raphe or Noah?

Raphe or Noah?

Raphe Brown knows he has to maintain his early-season form at Maidstone, with Noah Chesmain breathing down his neck. Read full article: Raphe or Noah?...→

Labour to trigger vote on free school meals

Labour to trigger vote on free school meals

The Tuesday motion comes after the Government indicated a reluctance to extend the scheme through coming holidays. Read full article: Labour to trigger vote on free school me...→

Tragedy as baby girl found dead on mum's bed

A distraught mum has recalled the moment she woke to find her "beautiful and funny" daughter dead on her bed just hours after a night feed. Read full article: Tragedy as baby girl found dead on mum's...→

'It's a form of harassment now'

'It's a form of harassment now'

Business owners have spoken out after a council slapped 19 parking fines on vehicles in spaces which had been free to use for more than a decade. Read full article: 'It's a form of harassment now'...→

Inside the showhome the Great Gatsby would love

Inside the showhome the Great Gatsby would love

Take a look inside two showhomes in Kent, featuring an art-deco dream and a country life to love created by an award-winning interior designer. Read full article: Inside the showhome the Great Gatsby wou...→

Greater Manchester faces coronavirus ultimatum

Greater Manchester faces coronavirus ultimatum

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick says local leaders have until midday Tuesday to agree to Tier 3 restrictions. Read full article: Greater Manchester faces coronavirus ult...→

UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics

UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics

The Government and National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) say Russian military intelligence has targeted Games officials and organisers. Read full article: UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against...→

School shuts for half-term after more Covid cases

School shuts for half-term after more Covid cases

A primary school which had been closed due to more coronavirus cases has confirmed it will not reopen for the rest of the half-term. Read full article: School shuts for half-term after more Co...→

03:39 Primary school in Medway closes due to a number of positive Covid-19 tests.

All pupils at Cedar Children's Academy in Strood have been told to stay at home. Last week, youngsters in Year 3 and members of staff went into quarantine afte [...] Read full article: 03:39 Primary school in Medway closes du...→

drug dealer ran from officers and chucked burner phone into the river

A county lines dealer has been sentenced to time in a young offenders' institution after throwing his phone in the river during a police chase. Read full article: drug dealer ran from officers and chucke...→

02:41 Potential COVID sufferers in Sevenoaks sent to swab site that doesn't exist

Trying to take a COVID-19 test can be daunting enough, but dozens of people who turned up to a registered testing site in Sevenoaks were shocked when they foun [...] Read full article: 02:41 Potential COVID sufferers in Seven...→

02:00 Crowds gather to welcome asylum seekers at Folkestone Barracks

More than 200 people in Folkestone have gathered to give asylum seekers quarantining at the Napier barracks a very warm welcome. The Kent Refugee Action Networ [...] Read full article: 02:00 Crowds gather to welcome asylum se...→

Second fatal crash victim named

A man who "always went out of his way to help others" has been named locally as the second victim in a fatal crash. Read full article: Second fatal crash victim named...→

Tobacco thief must repay £486k of £500k fraud

A gang member must repay £486k after stealing £500k worth of confiscated tobacco from the government. Read full article: Tobacco thief must repay £486k of £500k ...→

'A load of immigrants just got out of a lorry into Mercs'

'A load of immigrants just got out of a lorry into Mercs'

An eyewitness alerted police to people jumping out of lorries, a fortnight before the deaths of 39 people, a court has heard. Read full article: 'A load of immigrants just got out of a ...→

Less than 3% of sexual assault cases get solved in Kent

New figures show Kent is falling behind other police forces in the UK when it comes to solving reported sexual assault crimes. Read full article: Less than 3% of sexual assault cases get...→

Concern for pubs on the Kent / London border

Concern for pubs on the Kent / London border

A landlord says he may have to close if Tier 2 restrictions stay in place for more than a couple of week. Read full article: Concern for pubs on the Kent / London bo...→

Q&A: Two-week Welsh ‘firebreak’ lockdown

Q&A: Two-week Welsh ‘firebreak’ lockdown

The country will be under restrictions similar to those imposed when it first went into lockdown in March. Read full article: Q&A: Two-week Welsh ‘firebreak’ lockdown...→

McLaren supercar trashed in Sainsbury's car park

McLaren supercar trashed in Sainsbury's car park

A parking error led to fire crews being called to release a driver from her car. Read full article: McLaren supercar trashed in Sainsbury's ...→

Film crews in busy shopping streets

Film crews in busy shopping streets

Actors and film crews have been spotted shooting a new Bollywood movie in Kent streets. Read full article: Film crews in busy shopping streets...→

Dad part of group who sprinted to rescue woman from burning building

Dad part of group who sprinted to rescue woman from burning building

A railway station worker says he was just 'helping where it was needed', after he rescued a woman from the window ledge of a burning building. Read full article: Dad part of group who sprinted to rescue...→

Man drowned in harbour

Man drowned in harbour

A man whose body was found after a lengthy search and rescue operation had drowned in the sea at a busy harbour. Read full article: Man drowned in harbour...→

Prison officer 'had baby' with inmate

Prison officer 'had baby' with inmate

The child of a prison officer could belong to an inmate who was jailed for muder, a court has heard. Read full article: Prison officer 'had baby' with inmate...→

Fire crews tackle out of control garden blaze

Firefighters spent an hour putting out a blaze in a garden after flames spread from a fire pit. Read full article: Fire crews tackle out of control garden ...→

Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Covid crisis

Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Covid crisis

Operator of a major cross-Channel route says it is millions of pounds down on the same time last year due to the pandemic's impact on travel plans. Read full article: Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Cov...→

Hunt launched for long-lost stag statues

Hunt launched for long-lost stag statues

People are being asked for information on two huge deer statues which disappeared from a park up to 70 years ago. Read full article: Hunt launched for long-lost stag statues...→

Family firm marks 50th anniversary

Family firm marks 50th anniversary

A family-run furniture store has expansion plans as it marks its 50th anniversary. Read full article: Family firm marks 50th anniversary...→

Prosecutors given new guidance over myths and stereotypes in rape cases

Prosecutors given new guidance over myths and stereotypes in rape cases

The new advice includes challenging assumptions over victims sharing naked pictures or having met their attacker via a hook-up app. Read full article: Prosecutors given new guidance over myth...→

Pop-up panto tickets go on sale

Pop-up panto tickets go on sale

'If there is one year when we need panto, it's this year' says the producer of a pop-up panto at the county's biggest theatre, as tickets go on sale. Read full article: Pop-up panto tickets go on sale...→

Learning from O'Neill

Learning from O'Neill

Hakan Hayrettin pointed to lessons learned from Martin O’Neill as Maidstone bounced back from their FA Cup exit. Read full article: Learning from O'Neill...→

Free reflective keyrings to giveaway

Free reflective keyrings to giveaway

We have a whopping 20,000 Be Bright Be Seen reflective keyrings to once again give away to help children be seen on Kent's roads this winter. Read full article: Free reflective keyrings to giveaway...→

Bid to tackle rise in modern slavery and human trafficking

Bid to tackle rise in modern slavery and human trafficking

A council has partnered up with the police and a homeless charity as it looks to address a rise in documented cases of modern slavery. Read full article: Bid to tackle rise in modern slavery and...→

Entire school forced to shut amid rising Covid numbers

Entire school forced to shut amid rising Covid numbers

School gates at a children's academy will be shut tomorrow and pupils will learn from home due to a number of positive coronavirus tests. Read full article: Entire school forced to shut amid rising...→

Man talked down from rail bridge arrested

Man talked down from rail bridge arrested

 | Updated: 15:50, 18 October 2020... A man talked down from a railway bridge, meaning services were cancelled for five hours, has been arrested for obstructin [...] Read full article: Man talked down from rail bridge arreste...→

Covid testing station didn't exist

Covid testing station didn't exist

Scores of people journeyed to keep their coronavirus test appointments today, for nothing. Read full article: Covid testing station didn't exist...→

UK shop closures at record high in 2020

UK shop closures at record high in 2020

A total of 11,000 chain operator outlets shut between January and August this year. Read full article: UK shop closures at record high in 2020...→

Alleged people smugglers charged

Alleged people smugglers charged

Four men have been charged with bringing people into the country illegally after being arrested near services on the A2. Read full article: Alleged people smugglers charged...→

Trains cancelled as boat hits bridge

Trains cancelled as boat hits bridge

A boat has crashed into a key crossing - leading to train services being cancelled as inspectors carry out urgent structural surveys. Read full article: Trains cancelled as boat hits bridge...→

FA Trophy and Isthmian League round-up

FA Trophy and Isthmian League round-up

Hythe Town won a dramatic penalty shoot-out against rivals Ashford to progress in the FA Trophy. Read full article: FA Trophy and Isthmian League round-up...→

Burnham to resume talks with No 10 as Greater Manchester rules row continues

Burnham to resume talks with No 10 as Greater Manchester rules row continues

The Labour mayor will speak to the Prime Minister’s chief strategic adviser Sir Edward Lister later on Sunday. Read full article: Burnham to resume talks with No 10 as Gr...→

Scottish Labour prepares for by-election fight with Margaret Ferrier

Scottish Labour prepares for by-election fight with Margaret Ferrier

The party said it will soon select a candidate to contest any potential battle amid calls for the MP to quit over her coronavirus rules breach. Read full article: Scottish Labour prepares for by-election...→

Closing down signs appear at Peacocks store

Closing down signs appear at Peacocks store

A long-standing town centre Peacocks looks set to shut after closing down signs appeared in the window. Read full article: Closing down signs appear at Peacocks st...→

Buses replace trains as police talk to person on bridge

Buses replace trains as police talk to person on bridge

Rail services have been halted after a person climbed onto the wall of a bridge over the rail-line. Read full article: Buses replace trains as police talk to p...→

Civil servant arrested on suspicion of breaching Official Secrets Act

Civil servant arrested on suspicion of breaching Official Secrets Act

Lord Darroch resigned as the UK’s ambassador to Washington last year after the leaking of messages he wrote criticising the Trump White House. Read full article: Civil servant arrested on suspicion of b...→

Stones have Luque for a month

Stones have Luque for a month

Maidstone must make the most of Joan Luque while they have him after Hakan Hayrettin revealed the deal is initially for one month only. Read full article: Stones have Luque for a month...→

River 'trashed' by shameless litter louts

River 'trashed' by shameless litter louts

A precious Kent river is being “trashed” on an alarming scale, say nature lovers. Read full article: River 'trashed' by shameless litter lout...→

Baby dolls bring 'untold joy' to dementia patients

Baby dolls bring 'untold joy' to dementia patients

An unlikely source of therapy for residents living with dementia has brought a tear to the eye of care home staff. Read full article: Baby dolls bring 'untold joy' to dementi...→

Police will have access to test and trace data of people told to self-isolate

Police will have access to test and trace data of people told to self-isolate

The HSJ reported that the office of England’s chief medical officer feared the move would put people off from being tested. Read full article: Police will have access to test and trac...→

'Hundreds trapped in car park'

'Hundreds trapped in car park'

A grandmother says notorious traffic lights are to blame after it took her almost three hours to get out of a shopping centre car park. Read full article: 'Hundreds trapped in car park'...→

Gills boss blasts penalty decision that went against them at MK Dons

Gills boss blasts penalty decision that went against them at MK Dons

Steve Evans admitted his Gills side weren’t good enough at MK but blasted the assistant referee for a game-changing decision that went against them. Read full article: Gills boss blasts penalty decision that ...→

Covid test station set up on fun run route

Covid test station set up on fun run route

 | Updated: 17:25, 17 October 2020... When asked what went through his mind when he saw the Covid station, he replied: "You probably couldn't publish that." Read full article: Covid test station set up on fun run rou...→

Luque stars on Stones debut

Luque stars on Stones debut

Joan Luque enjoyed a dream debut as Maidstone scored three times in five minutes to beat Hemel. Read full article: Luque stars on Stones debut...→

New Disney cruise ship arrives in Kent

New Disney cruise ship arrives in Kent

A huge Disney cruise has made its maiden voyage to Kent after switching with another liner from the luxury fleet. Read full article: New Disney cruise ship arrives in Kent...→

Plough falls from back of tractor

Plough falls from back of tractor

A vehicle has been damaged at a busy junction after a plough came loose and fell on it from the back of a tractor. Read full article: Plough falls from back of tractor...→

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks

Up to 200 people gathered outside a military barracks in Kent where asylum-seekers are being housed to greet their ‘new neighbours’. Read full article: Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundr...→

Sainsbury's opens new store inside garden centre

Sainsbury's opens new store inside garden centre

A new Sainsbury's supermarket has opened for business inside a popular garden centre. Read full article: Sainsbury's opens new store inside garde...→

Extra police patrols and knife sweeps at crime-hit park

Extra police patrols and knife sweeps at crime-hit park

Police have confirmed they will have a stronger presence at a recreation ground following the recent stabbing of a teenage boy. Read full article: Extra police patrols and knife sweeps at...→

Men flee arson with clothes on fire

Two men were seen fleeing the scene of an arson with their clothes on fire. Read full article: Men flee arson with clothes on fire...→

Heart-warming moment asylum seekers wave back at supporters

Heart-warming moment asylum seekers wave back at supporters

This is the heart-warming moment crowds of supporters wave at asylum seekers to the sound of Toy Story classic You've Got a Friend in Me. Read full article: Heart-warming moment asylum seekers wave...→