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Image of dress released in hunt for park rapists

An image of a dress a woman was wearing when she was raped by two men in a park has been released in a bid to catch her attackers. Read full article: Image of dress released in hunt for park...→

02:15 There are fears care homes in Kent are being abandoned as coronavirus testing is delayed

The government's being accused of abandoning a pledge to regularly test care home residents in Kent. Nadra Ahmed who heads up the Medway-based National Care As [...] Read full article: 02:15 There are fears care homes in Kent...→

02:44 How much of an impact will the new coronavirus and flu tests have across Kent?

New 90-minute tests that can detect coronavirus and flu will be rolled out across Kent's hospitals and care homes from next week. The tests will, according to [...] Read full article: 02:44 How much of an impact will the new...→

02:29 Kent couple lose legal fight over their humanist wedding

A couple from Tonbridge say they've been left heartbroken after losing their fight to have humanist weddings legally recognised. Although a High Court judge ha [...] Read full article: 02:29 Kent couple lose legal fight over ...→

'I know he had coronavirus, we nearly lost him'

'I know he had coronavirus, we nearly lost him'

A dog owner says she's convinced her pet caught Covid-19 after chewing on her tissues as he rapidly fell ill with symptoms of the virus. Read full article: 'I know he had coronavirus, we nearly lo...→

Operation Brock set to return in December

Operation Brock set to return in December

Drivers are set to face a dreaded contraflow on the M20 again as bosses aim to minimise disruption once the Brexit transition period ends. Read full article: Operation Brock set to return in Decembe...→

Eat Out to Help Out gets underway in Kent

Eat Out to Help Out gets underway in Kent

Hundreds of venues across the county have joined a scheme to try and help the hospitality industry which has suffered during the pandemic. Read full article: Eat Out to Help Out gets underway in Ken...→

Six cattle in rescue drama

Six cattle in rescue drama

Six cows had to be winched out of a ditch by firefighters after getting stuck up to their necks in mud. Read full article: Six cattle in rescue drama...→

Victim named in murder case

Victim named in murder case

 | Updated: 15:00, 03 August 2020... The Crown Prosecution Service also granted authority for Mr Colston to be charged with actual bodily harm following a repo [...] Read full article: Victim named in murder case...→

Murder accused in court

Murder accused in court

A man who died after being airlifted to hospital with injuries has been named, as a man appears in court charged with murder. Read full article: Murder accused in court...→

Police helicopter in search for suspect over village

Police helicopter in search for suspect over village

The police helicopter was dispatched to help hunt for a suspect who had reportedly tried to flee from police. Read full article: Police helicopter in search for suspect ...→

Man taken to hospital after stabbing

Man taken to hospital after stabbing

 | Updated: 12:24, 03 August 2020... A man in his early 20s was taken to hospital after he was stabbed. Read full article: Man taken to hospital after stabbing...→

New steak and lobster joint opens

New steak and lobster joint opens

A new restaurant serving steak, lobster and burgers has opened its doors on a seafront. Read full article: New steak and lobster joint opens...→

Newly built car delivers on debut outing

Newly built car delivers on debut outing

The Motorbase Performance team were over the moon after two podium finishes on the first weekend of the British Touring Car Championship. Read full article: Newly built car delivers on debut outing...→

02:27 Sevenoaks council warn buyers against buying green belt land

There are fears precious green belt land could be built on near Sevenoaks after the council uncovered controversial development plans. Read full article: 02:27 Sevenoaks council warn buyers agai...→

TikTok planning London headquarters, according to reports

TikTok planning London headquarters, according to reports

The move comes amid continued claims from the US that the app has ties to the Chinese government. Read full article: TikTok planning London headquarters, acc...→

Covid-19 decision-making ‘shrouded in secrecy’ – top scientist

Covid-19 decision-making ‘shrouded in secrecy’ – top scientist

Sir Paul Nurse, the director of the Francis Crick Institute, said the decision-making process should be more transparent. Read full article: Covid-19 decision-making ‘shrouded in se...→

Union accuses British Airways of ‘industrial thuggery’

Union accuses British Airways of ‘industrial thuggery’

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey says the airline was wrong to believe it could ‘walk all over’ its staff. Read full article: Union accuses British Airways of ‘indust...→

Kent Together Support as lockdown eases

Kent Together Support as lockdown eases

Sponsored editorial: As lockdown eases, mental wellbeing support is being ramped up for Kent and Medway residents. Read full article: Kent Together Support as lockdown eases...→

Key questions answered on coronavirus testing

Key questions answered on coronavirus testing

What are the different types of coronavirus tests and why is testing so important? Read full article: Key questions answered on coronavirus te...→

Woman shamed for not wearing mask after dog attack

Woman shamed for not wearing mask after dog attack

A woman was 'left in tears' after a pharmacist turned her aware because she was not wearing a mask despite being exempt after a dog bit her nose. Read full article: Woman shamed for not wearing mask after ...→

A nostalgic look at an historic town

A nostalgic look at an historic town

We take another look in to the archive to see how much this town has changed over the decades. Read full article: A nostalgic look at an historic town...→

Greater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 transmission

Greater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 transmission

It follows the Government decision to impose further lockdown restrictions on parts of the North West on Thursday. Read full article: Greater Manchester declares major incide...→

Woman's shock after finding huge snake

Woman's shock after finding huge snake

A nurse has spoken of her fright after encountering a large snake while walking on a country lane Read full article: Woman's shock after finding huge snake...→

Sports car seized for blocking driveway

Sports car seized for blocking driveway

Police seized a Hyundai Coupe after it was left parked across a driveway on Saturday morning Read full article: Sports car seized for blocking driveway...→

M20 closed after vehicle fire

M20 closed after vehicle fire

A stretch of 'smart motorway' was closed after a vehicle caught fire today. Read full article: M20 closed after vehicle fire...→

Emergency services rush to serious crash

Emergency services rush to serious crash

Emergency services including the air ambulance have been scrambled to a crash. Read full article: Emergency services rush to serious crash...→

Cluster of 13 coronavirus cases linked to Aberdeen pub

Cluster of 13 coronavirus cases linked to Aberdeen pub

Several customers who visited The Hawthorn Bar last weekend have tested positive for Covid-19. Read full article: Cluster of 13 coronavirus cases linked t...→

Car windows smashed on motorway

Car windows smashed on motorway

Drivers have been warned after vehicles had their windows smashed on the same stretch of a motorway. Read full article: Car windows smashed on motorway...→

Kent skipper shines for England again

Kent skipper shines for England again

Sam Billings helped see England home to victory against Ireland with another unbeaten knock. Read full article: Kent skipper shines for England again...→

Building skate centre like doing 'giant jigsaw'

Building skate centre like doing 'giant jigsaw'

Progress is being made on a multi-million pound, one-of-a-kind indoor skate park that will also feature climbing areas and a cafe. Read full article: Building skate centre like doing 'giant ...→

Public back Spain quarantine rules, but Tory lead slumps in new poll

Public back Spain quarantine rules, but Tory lead slumps in new poll

Two-thirds of people agree with the sudden decision to reimpose a 14-day self-isolation condition on Spain arrivals, according to a poll. Read full article: Public back Spain quarantine rules, but ...→

Calls for action as almost 300 cross Channel

Calls for action as almost 300 cross Channel

The Home Office is calling on France to take tougher action after 296 migrants crossed the Channel in two days Read full article: Calls for action as almost 300 cross Cha...→

MP hits out in 'transphobia' war

MP hits out in 'transphobia' war

A Kent MP has been embroiled in an online war after being accused of transphobia. Read full article: MP hits out in 'transphobia' war...→

Penalty heartbreak for the Darts

Penalty heartbreak for the Darts

Dartford lost to Weymouth in the National League South play-off final after missing three penalties in a shoot-out for promotion. Read full article: Penalty heartbreak for the Darts...→

Dozens of mental health patients sent away for treatment

Dozens of mental health patients sent away for treatment

Mental health patients are taken out of their local area for treatment despite government commitments to ending inappropriate placements. Read full article: Dozens of mental health patients sent aw...→

Man killed after being hit by a car

A man is in custody after a man his his 30s was killed after being hit by a car in the early hours of this morning. Read full article: Man killed after being hit by a car...→

Film star visits Kent landmark

Film star visits Kent landmark

A film and tv star has been pictured visiting a Kent landmark while out on his travels. Read full article: Film star visits Kent landmark...→

Ogilvie stars at Gills awards night

Ogilvie stars at Gills awards night

Left-back Connor Ogilvile was the main winner from Gillingham's virtual player-of-the-year awards event. Read full article: Ogilvie stars at Gills awards night...→

Disappearing cat and ‘Russell Crow’ – how cathedral animals spread lockdown joy

Disappearing cat and ‘Russell Crow’ – how cathedral animals spread lockdown joy

Disruptions to Canterbury Cathedral’s online services include a furry feline disappearing beneath the Dean’s robes and a rooster with perfect timing. Read full article: Disappearing cat and ‘Russell Crow’ – ho...→

Plane of missing RAF gunner to be recovered, 77 years on

Plane of missing RAF gunner to be recovered, 77 years on

The son of an RAF gunner whose plane vanished in the Second World War will finally be able to lay his father to rest. Read full article: Plane of missing RAF gunner to be recove...→

150 not out: Kent's cricket grounds celebrated in landmark year

150 not out: Kent's cricket grounds celebrated in landmark year

As county cricket resumes, a new book marking Kent's 150th anniversary celebrates the 18 grounds to host the game in the club's illustrious history. Read full article: 150 not out: Kent's cricket grounds cele...→

First nightclub in Kent to reopen - but with major changes

First nightclub in Kent to reopen - but with major changes

A hugely popular nightclub is set to reopen with social distance measures in place including no dancing and no bar service. Read full article: First nightclub in Kent to reopen - but ...→

Car on roof near M20 junction

Car on roof near M20 junction

Miles of tailbacks are being experienced by drivers following a car accident. Read full article: Car on roof near M20 junction...→

Police called after girls followed

Police called after girls followed

Three children were followed by four adults after they were offered a lift. Read full article: Police called after girls followed...→

Teens charged after suspected drugs gang uncovered

Teens charged after suspected drugs gang uncovered

A pair of suspected drug dealers from London have been arrested by police in the county in connection with an alleged drugs gang operating in Kent. Read full article: Teens charged after suspected drugs gang...→

'It's so obviously an incredibly dangerous thing to do'

'It's so obviously an incredibly dangerous thing to do'

A council has slammed 'dangerous' drivers for moving a barrier in a pedestrianised high street and reversing up the road. Read full article: 'It's so obviously an incredibly dangero...→

Man charged with murder after pedestrian hit by van

Man charged with murder after pedestrian hit by van

A 32-year-old is due to appear in court charged with murder after a man was struck by a van and died from his injuries. Read full article: Man charged with murder after pedestrian...→

Wedding venue owners fear's over survival

Wedding venue owners fear's over survival

Easing of lockdown measures have been postponed and left people working at wedding venues worried about their future. Read full article: Wedding venue owners fear's over surviva...→

Man found dead in property

Man found dead in property

Emergency crews were called to a town centre home where a man had died. Read full article: Man found dead in property...→

Denly ruled out of ODI series

Denly ruled out of ODI series

Kent's Joe Denly has been ruled out of England's one-day international series against Ireland after suffering back spasms in training. Read full article: Denly ruled out of ODI series...→

Face coverings to be mandatory in museums, cinemas and places of worship

Face coverings to be mandatory in museums, cinemas and places of worship

Boris Johnson said there will be ‘a greater police presence to ensure face coverings are being worn where this is required’. Read full article: Face coverings to be mandatory in museum...→

'It's been so difficult not seeing him'

'It's been so difficult not seeing him'

An elderly couple forced apart during the pandemic have been reunited to celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary. Read full article: 'It's been so difficult not seeing him'...→

01:35 Kent's biggest panto is scrapped as the pandemic continues to take its toll

Kent's biggest pantomine's been cancelled for the first time ever. It's one of the most highly anticipated pantos in Kent but bosses at the Marlowe have announ [...] Read full article: 01:35 Kent's biggest panto is scrapped a...→

02:23 How eating out in Kent's getting cheaper to help boost businesses

Foodies across Kent have been taking advantage of the government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme which launched today. The move will see a number of menus have th [...] Read full article: 02:23 How eating out in Kent's getting c...→

Travel restrictions could be used to curb coronavirus spread – No 10

Travel restrictions could be used to curb coronavirus spread – No 10

Reports suggested the M25 could effectively become a border around London if there was a surge of cases in the capital. Read full article: Travel restrictions could be used to cur...→

Officers renew appeal to find pair after park rape

A rape investigation is still ongoing as detectives attempt to track down two suspects after a woman was attacked in a park. Read full article: Officers renew appeal to find pair after...→

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

 | Updated: 16:38, 03 August 2020... Marlowe chief executive Deborah Shaw said: “We’ve waited to make this decision as long as we could because we know how muc [...] Read full article: Kent's biggest panto cancelled...→

Man accused of murder after post-mortem

Man accused of murder after post-mortem

A man has been charged with the murder of another at a property in Margate. Read full article: Man accused of murder after post-mortem...→

Consistent Brett in contention again

Consistent Brett in contention again

Brett Lidsey sealed another fourth place finish during the latest round of the Nurburgring Endurance Series. Read full article: Consistent Brett in contention again...→

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Boris Johnson’s dissolution honours list included 36 new peers despite efforts to slim down the upper chamber. Read full article: Downing Street defends appointment of ne...→

Popular town eatery won't be reopening

Popular town eatery won't be reopening

An Italian restaurant in the heart of a town centre is believed to be one of the latest businesses to fall victim to the lockdown-caused recession. Read full article: Popular town eatery won't be reopening...→

Arrest after crash at busy junction

Arrest after crash at busy junction

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a crash. Read full article: Arrest after crash at busy junction...→

Dover could go bust within weeks says chairman

Dover could go bust within weeks says chairman

Dover Athletic chairman Jim Parmenter says the club are on the brink as their entire playing squad is made available for free transfer. Read full article: Dover could go bust within weeks says ch...→

Progress of town centre 'opportunity sites'

Progress of town centre 'opportunity sites'

With one plan already approved, here is what progress has been made on five sites earmarked for redevelopment in a town centre. Read full article: Progress of town centre 'opportunity sit...→

02:12 MP's warning to beachgoers as heatwave hits Kent

With many opting for a staycation this summer, North Thanet MP Sir Roger Gale says pressures on lifeguards and other rescue services will be unprecedented. Read full article: 02:12 MP's warning to beachgoers as heat...→

Hales clinches title by a single shot

Hales clinches title by a single shot

Leigh Hales made a triumphant return to the amateur ranks by claiming the Club Champion title at Sittingbourne & Milton Regis Golf Club. Read full article: Hales clinches title by a single shot...→

Driver killed in motorway crash

A man has been arrested following the fatal collision in the early hours of the morning. Read full article: Driver killed in motorway crash...→

Win FREE prizes with KentOnline & kmfm competitions? Amazing prizes up for grabs

Win FREE prizes with KentOnline & kmfm competitions? Amazing prizes up for grabs so why wait, Enter now! Read full article: Win FREE prizes with KentOnline & kmfm c...→

Festival to go ahead in 'bitesize' form

Festival to go ahead in 'bitesize' form

A music and theatre festival has been scaled down and become an open-air event so that it can go ahead in a smaller form this summer. Read full article: Festival to go ahead in 'bitesize' form...→

Coastguard called for rescue operation

Coastguard called for rescue operation

 | Updated: 07:09, 03 August 2020... The helicopter landed in nearby fields where awaiting ambulance medics were waiting to treat the patient, who is understoo [...] Read full article: Coastguard called for rescue operation...→

Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

English Heritage is celebrating after its plans were approved allowing it to open a cafe opposite one of its castles with a pedestrian crossing Read full article: Castle cafe plans granted despite traffi...→

Weekend round-up on non-league football friendlies

Weekend round-up on non-league football friendlies

Competitive football returned on Saturday behind closed doors and there were plenty of goals. Read full article: Weekend round-up on non-league football ...→

Firefighters battle blaze on acre of land

Firefighters fought for more than 90 minutes to bring flames under control which damaged an acre of land. Read full article: Firefighters battle blaze on acre of lan...→

Tories wait for police probe before deciding on suspension for rape-accused MP

Tories wait for police probe before deciding on suspension for rape-accused MP

Labour has called the failure to remove the whip ‘shocking’ following the publication of the allegations. Read full article: Tories wait for police probe before deci...→

Murder charge after attack

Murder charge after attack

A man has been charged with murder and actual bodily harm after a man died following an incident. Read full article: Murder charge after attack...→

Emergency services rush to incident

Emergency services rush to incident

Emergency services including the air ambulance have been scrambled to an incident. Read full article: Emergency services rush to incident...→

Call for UK treaty with France on migrant crossings to avoid ‘crisis’ numbers

Call for UK treaty with France on migrant crossings to avoid ‘crisis’ numbers

Ex-Border Force boss Tony Smith was speaking after a week that saw a record number of crossings in a single day. Read full article: Call for UK treaty with France on migran...→

Court ordeal was humiliating, says Natalie Elphicke

Court ordeal was humiliating, says Natalie Elphicke

Natalie Elphicke’s husband, Charlie Elphicke, was convicted of sexual assault after a three-and-a-half week trial. Read full article: Court ordeal was humiliating, says Natal...→

The day police shot murderer in Morrison's

As a he walked into a supermarket waving a gun, only Tomas Uptas knew of the tragic discovery police would make hours later. Read full article: The day police shot murderer in Morrison...→

Boris Johnson ‘orders preparations to avoid second national lockdown’

Boris Johnson ‘orders preparations to avoid second national lockdown’

The Prime Minister is said to be considering asking vulnerable members of the population to shield once again. Read full article: Boris Johnson ‘orders preparations to av...→

Teenage girl reported missing

The Met Police is asking people in Kent to help in the search for a missing teen. Read full article: Teenage girl reported missing...→

Road blocked after crash

Police were called after a collision on a dual carriageway this afternoon. Read full article: Road blocked after crash...→

Armed police called to street

Armed police called to street

Armed officers and the police helicopter are searching for a man after a woman was attacked. Read full article: Armed police called to street...→

Family devastated after field fire

Family devastated after field fire

A homeowner has described how he and his family ran for their lives as a field fire swept into their property. Read full article: Family devastated after field fire...→

Heavy traffic as bridge shuts for weekend

Heavy traffic as bridge shuts for weekend

Drivers are being warned to expect delays in a town centre following the closure of a main road for resurfacing work. Read full article: Heavy traffic as bridge shuts for weeken...→

New £16 million bridge opens

New £16 million bridge opens

People have walked across a new £16 million bridge which connects their housing estate to a High-Speed rail line station. Read full article: New £16 million bridge opens...→

Frenchman moves on after a season with the Gills

Frenchman moves on after a season with the Gills

Striker Mikael Mandron has rejected the chance to stay at Gillingham and has joined another club in League 1. Read full article: Frenchman moves on after a season with t...→

Man to go on trial accused of trying to kill wife

Man to go on trial accused of trying to kill wife

A man is to go on trial next month accused of trying to stab his wife to death in a nail bar. Read full article: Man to go on trial accused of trying to ...→

The day the Kennedy children came to Kent

The day the Kennedy children came to Kent

Many celebrities have visited the county over the years even two children of American 'royalty' who turned up to see where their Nanny lived. Read full article: The day the Kennedy children came to Ken...→

Traffic chaos on hottest day of the year

Traffic chaos on hottest day of the year

Huge queues formed as traffic made for the coast and beaches filled up around Kent. Read full article: Traffic chaos on hottest day of the year...→

List your business today! Show customers your current service status during the Coronavirus pandemic on our Open for Business Directory.

List your business in our Open for Business Local Business Directory. Listing your business with our directory has many benefits. Contact us to find out more. Read full article: List your business today! Show customers...→

Pubs prepare for socially-distanced cup final

Pubs prepare for socially-distanced cup final

 | Updated: 18:07, 31 July 2020... Arsenal and Chelsea will compete for the famous trophy at Wembley at 5.30pm, with some concerns raised about how government [...] Read full article: Pubs prepare for socially-distanced cup ...→

Six-week street food festival kicks off

Six-week street food festival kicks off

An outdoor market dubbed the 'most diverse and exciting street food ventures in Kent' launches for the first time today. Read full article: Six-week street food festival kicks off...→

Further easing of lockdown postponed

Further easing of lockdown postponed

The Prime Minister has been a stop to some leisure venues reopening and wedding receptions going ahead after an increase in coronavirus cases. Read full article: Further easing of lockdown postponed...→

Review promised into failed healthcare provider

Review promised into failed healthcare provider

A full review into the failings of a private firm's contracts to run NHS GP and dermatology services has been promised by the county's health chiefs. Read full article: Review promised into failed healthcare p...→

Wedding venue owners' survival fears

Wedding venue owners' survival fears

 | Updated: 15:15, 31 July 2020... Margaret Preedy, Owner of Rianos in Maidstone has echoed Ms Whitmore's concerns. She currently has no bookings in August - a [...] Read full article: Wedding venue owners' survival fears...→

Vulnerable man missing for two days

A 33-year-old man, described by police as vulnerable, has not been seen for almost 48 hours. Read full article: Vulnerable man missing for two days...→

Boris puts brakes on as 'R rate' creeps above 1

Boris puts brakes on as 'R rate' creeps above 1

The 'R rate' for Kent has crept above 1 for the first time since lockdown was eased, as Boris Johnson announces he's putting the brakes on. Read full article: Boris puts brakes on as 'R rate' creeps ...→

Croquet returns to Polo Farm

Croquet returns to Polo Farm

Tournament croquet returned to Canterbury's Polo Farm in style with a nail-biting finish to Canterbury Club’s golf croquet mixed doubles finals. Read full article: Croquet returns to Polo Farm...→

Historic house for sale

Historic house for sale

Estate agents have offered a video tour of the historic Grade II listed Bailiffs House. Read full article: Historic house for sale...→

John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Luther King

John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Luther King

The former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner died on Monday morning after a long battle with dementia Read full article: John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Lut...→

02:35 An overhaul of housing rules in Kent is causing a huge backlash

New changes are being made to help speed up the building of new homes in Kent and across England. The proposals mean that new buildings could get automatic per [...] Read full article: 02:35 An overhaul of housing rules in Ke...→

Dog could be first to have Covid-19

Dog could be first to have Covid-19

 | Updated: 17:16, 03 August 2020... Mandy Hayes had all the symptoms of Covid-19 and was laid up in bed for weeks with a flaming sore throat, dry hacking coug [...] Read full article: Dog could be first to have Covid-19...→

Highs of 37C forecast for end of week

Highs of 37C forecast for end of week

Get ready for more sun! Temperatures are set to soar once more come the end of the week, with forecastors predicting figures well above 30C. Read full article: Highs of 37C forecast for end of week...→

Kent's biggest panto cancelled for first time ever

Kent's biggest panto cancelled for first time ever

Kent’s biggest pantomime has been cancelled for the first time ever amid uncertainty surrounding the reopening of theatres. Read full article: Kent's biggest panto cancelled for first...→

Couple hurt after attempted car-jacking

Couple hurt after attempted car-jacking

A man armed with a 3ft metal pole tried to steal a couple's car after they pulled over to offer him help. Read full article: Couple hurt after attempted car-jacking...→

Theatre boss's grateful thanks after survival fund boost

Theatre boss's grateful thanks after survival fund boost

A cash strapped theatre will benefit from a council increasing the cap on the grants it offers from £2,000 to £5,000 - but is it enough? Read full article: Theatre boss's grateful thanks after sur...→

Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

A sports store has fallen into administration putting a number of jobs across the county at risk. Read full article: Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses...→

Concern grows for missing woman

Concern grows for missing woman

Police have launched an appeal to help find a missing pensioner last seen leaving a hospital two days ago. Read full article: Concern grows for missing woman...→

We feel so lucky to have their support”

"We feel so lucky to have their support”

The family of a six-year-old boy with complex needs have thanked a Kent charity for its help supporting their son through Covid-19. Read full article: "We feel so lucky to have their support”...→

Couple lose High Court wedding fight

Couple lose High Court wedding fight

Bid for recognition of humanist ceremonies fails but hopes remain for a change in 'discriminatory' law. Read full article: Couple lose High Court wedding fight...→

1,700 jobs at risk as DW Sports falls into administration

1,700 jobs at risk as DW Sports falls into administration

The company, founded by former Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan, said it plans to close its remaining retail stores. Read full article: 1,700 jobs at risk as DW Sports falls in...→

03:09 Kent academic says Brexit preparations too slow after Ashford lorry park plans

Professor Richard Whitman from the University of Kent says a huge lorry park in Ashford was inevitable as the we get ready to leave the EU. Read full article: 03:09 Kent academic says Brexit preparat...→

Questions asked over £300k contract

Questions asked over £300k contract

Opposition councillors have demanded to know why a company under police investigation has been given a major contract to recruit social workers. Read full article: Questions asked over £300k contract...→

Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83

Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83

Mr Hume was awarded the Nobel prize for his efforts to secure peace in Northern Ireland Read full article: Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83...→

Scally: Your club is safe

Scally: Your club is safe

Gillingham chairman Paul Scally is excited again after guiding the club through a challenging period. Read full article: Scally: Your club is safe...→

Photographer captures incredible snake battle

Photographer captures incredible snake battle

An amateur photographer's photos of a marshland battle between two grass snakes over a frog have gone viral. Read full article: Photographer captures incredible snake b...→

53 redundancies made at cathedral

53 redundancies made at cathedral

More than a sixth of Canterbury Cathedral's workforce have been granted voluntary redundancy as it grapples with huge financial losses. Read full article: 53 redundancies made at cathedral...→

No inspection for three years at ‘inadequate’ school

No inspection for three years at ‘inadequate’ school

A school has not been inspected since it was given the lowest grading three years ago - but its new bosses are confident they’ve turned things around. Read full article: No inspection for three years at ‘inadeq...→

Trespasser causes three hour train delays

Trespasser causes three hour train delays

Trains were delayed for almost three hours after a trespasser was found on the line and later apprehended. Read full article: Trespasser causes three hour train delay...→

Crash leaves M20 part-closed

Crash leaves M20 part-closed

Traffic is building up on the M20 after a crash - the second incident affecting the motorway in a matter of hours. Read full article: Crash leaves M20 part-closed...→

Dangerous driver ordered police to ‘abort’ pursuit

Dangerous driver ordered police to ‘abort’ pursuit

Northumbria Police have released footage of the chase and a recording of the 999 call made by Samuel Birch as he led officers into Newcastle. Read full article: Dangerous driver ordered police to ‘abor...→

Failure to suspend Tory MP reportedly accused of rape ‘shocking’, says Labour

Failure to suspend Tory MP reportedly accused of rape ‘shocking’, says Labour

Shadow safeguarding minister Jess Phillips said it was ‘only right the whip is withdrawn’ from the ex-minister, who has not been named. Read full article: Failure to suspend Tory MP reportedly ac...→

Hunt for stolen performance car

A high performance Mini, which was stolen along with three other vehicles, is thought to be in Kent. Read full article: Hunt for stolen performance car...→

Delays after crash on busy road

Delays after crash on busy road

Police and ambulance services have descended on a busy road following a crash. Read full article: Delays after crash on busy road...→

Man charged after stabbing

Man charged after stabbing

A man has appeared in court after two men were stabbed and taken to hospital for treatment. Read full article: Man charged after stabbing...→

War hero's badge found in field

War hero's badge found in field

A poignant lapel badge presented to a hero of the Great War has been discovered in a field. Read full article: War hero's badge found in field...→

Arrest after man attacked

Arrest after man attacked

The air ambulance landed in a park as emergency services rushed to help a man who had been assaulted. Read full article: Arrest after man attacked...→

Two men arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder NHS worker in hit-and-run

Two men arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder NHS worker in hit-and-run

The victim, who wants to be referred to only as K or Kdogg, had just finished a shift at Southmead Hospital when he was attacked. Read full article: Two men arrested on suspicion of attempt...→

Murder investigation launched

Murder investigation launched

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally injured in an attack. Read full article: Murder investigation launched...→

Pictures show spectacular NHS spitfire flypast

Pictures show spectacular NHS spitfire flypast

Pictures are being shared of the spectacular Second World War plane soaring over Kent. Read full article: Pictures show spectacular NHS spitfire f...→

Experts warn of choice between schools and pubs as coronavirus infections grow

Experts warn of choice between schools and pubs as coronavirus infections grow

Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty has said the country is ‘near the limit’ for opening up society. Read full article: Experts warn of choice between schools a...→

Coldstream guardsmen in police probe after ‘fight with royal footmen’

Coldstream guardsmen in police probe after ‘fight with royal footmen’

The Ministry of Defence confirmed that three guards were being questioned by the Metropolitan Police. Read full article: Coldstream guardsmen in police probe aft...→

Man airlifted to hospital after crash

Man airlifted to hospital after crash

The air ambulance took a man with serious injuries to a London hospital after a crash. Read full article: Man airlifted to hospital after crash...→

Crash closes main road

Part of a main road is closed in both directions after a crash. Read full article: Crash closes main road...→

What would you treat yourself to with £1K?

What would you treat yourself to with £1K?

Enter our cash prize draw and so you can treat yourself to a nice holiday or maybe an extravagant meal over the summer. Read full article: What would you treat yourself to with £1...→

Armed police called after 'threats' made to woman

Armed police called after 'threats' made to woman

Armed officers and the police helicopter are searching for a man who is reported to have verbally threatened a woman. Read full article: Armed police called after 'threats' made...→

Nightclub to reopen with major changes

Nightclub to reopen with major changes

 | Updated: 19:41, 31 July 2020... The venue usually features music, dance floors and bars spread across several floors. Read full article: Nightclub to reopen with major changes...→

Firefighters tackle huge field fire

Firefighters tackle huge field fire

Twelve fire engines are at the scene of a blaze that has broken out in a field. Read full article: Firefighters tackle huge field fire...→

Air ambulance lands by seafront

Air ambulance lands by seafront

Paramedics are responding to a serious medical incident on the coast. Read full article: Air ambulance lands by seafront...→

Car crashes into McDonald's

Car crashes into McDonald's

A vehicle has smashed through the front window of a fast food branch. Read full article: Car crashes into McDonald's...→

02:40 Dartford boss Steve King hopes to break final duck ahead of playoffs

Dartford are just 90 minutes away from becoming a national league club once again. The Darts travel to Weymouth in the National South play-off final tomorrow, [...] Read full article: 02:40 Dartford boss Steve King hopes to ...→

Could this be Britain's best roundabout?

Could this be Britain's best roundabout?

A WW1-themed roundabout in the running to be named Britain's best has been completed. Read full article: Could this be Britain's best roundabout?...→

Retro bar to open in town centre

Retro bar to open in town centre

A bar with a 1970s, 80s and 90s theme is to open in a town centre soon following a huge redesign. Read full article: Retro bar to open in town centre...→

Packed beaches pictured as council begs sun-seekers to stay away

Packed beaches pictured as council begs sun-seekers to stay away

A council is urging sun-seekers to stay away from its packed beaches - as thousands flock to make the most of today's heatwave. Read full article: Packed beaches pictured as council begs ...→

Major gaming festival set for county

Major gaming festival set for county

Gamers from across the country are expected to flock to a top tourist attraction to take part in a new festival. Read full article: Major gaming festival set for county...→

Huge store bites the dust as diggers move in

Huge store bites the dust as diggers move in

A former B&Q store is being torn down as bosses clear the site to make way for a controversial 16-storey development which is yet to be approved. Read full article: Huge store bites the dust as diggers mov...→

Image of dress released in hunt for park rapists

An image of a dress a woman was wearing when she was raped by two men in a park has been released in a bid to catch her attackers. Read full article: Image of dress released in hunt for park...→

Historic house for sale

Historic house for sale

Estate agents have offered a video tour of the historic Grade II listed Bailiffs House. Read full article: Historic house for sale...→

01:35 Kent's biggest panto is scrapped as the pandemic continues to take its toll

Kent's biggest pantomine's been cancelled for the first time ever. It's one of the most highly anticipated pantos in Kent but bosses at the Marlowe have announ [...] Read full article: 01:35 Kent's biggest panto is scrapped a...→

02:44 How much of an impact will the new coronavirus and flu tests have across Kent?

New 90-minute tests that can detect coronavirus and flu will be rolled out across Kent's hospitals and care homes from next week. The tests will, according to [...] Read full article: 02:44 How much of an impact will the new...→

02:35 An overhaul of housing rules in Kent is causing a huge backlash

New changes are being made to help speed up the building of new homes in Kent and across England. The proposals mean that new buildings could get automatic per [...] Read full article: 02:35 An overhaul of housing rules in Ke...→

Travel restrictions could be used to curb coronavirus spread – No 10

Travel restrictions could be used to curb coronavirus spread – No 10

Reports suggested the M25 could effectively become a border around London if there was a surge of cases in the capital. Read full article: Travel restrictions could be used to cur...→

'I know he had coronavirus, we nearly lost him'

'I know he had coronavirus, we nearly lost him'

A dog owner says she's convinced her pet caught Covid-19 after chewing on her tissues as he rapidly fell ill with symptoms of the virus. Read full article: 'I know he had coronavirus, we nearly lo...→

Highs of 37C forecast for end of week

Highs of 37C forecast for end of week

Get ready for more sun! Temperatures are set to soar once more come the end of the week, with forecastors predicting figures well above 30C. Read full article: Highs of 37C forecast for end of week...→

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

 | Updated: 16:38, 03 August 2020... Marlowe chief executive Deborah Shaw said: “We’ve waited to make this decision as long as we could because we know how muc [...] Read full article: Kent's biggest panto cancelled...→

Couple hurt after attempted car-jacking

Couple hurt after attempted car-jacking

A man armed with a 3ft metal pole tried to steal a couple's car after they pulled over to offer him help. Read full article: Couple hurt after attempted car-jacking...→

Consistent Brett in contention again

Consistent Brett in contention again

Brett Lidsey sealed another fourth place finish during the latest round of the Nurburgring Endurance Series. Read full article: Consistent Brett in contention again...→

Six cattle in rescue drama

Six cattle in rescue drama

Six cows had to be winched out of a ditch by firefighters after getting stuck up to their necks in mud. Read full article: Six cattle in rescue drama...→

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Boris Johnson’s dissolution honours list included 36 new peers despite efforts to slim down the upper chamber. Read full article: Downing Street defends appointment of ne...→

Murder accused in court

Murder accused in court

A man who died after being airlifted to hospital with injuries has been named, as a man appears in court charged with murder. Read full article: Murder accused in court...→

Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

A sports store has fallen into administration putting a number of jobs across the county at risk. Read full article: Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses...→

Popular town eatery won't be reopening

Popular town eatery won't be reopening

An Italian restaurant in the heart of a town centre is believed to be one of the latest businesses to fall victim to the lockdown-caused recession. Read full article: Popular town eatery won't be reopening...→

Police helicopter in search for suspect over village

Police helicopter in search for suspect over village

The police helicopter was dispatched to help hunt for a suspect who had reportedly tried to flee from police. Read full article: Police helicopter in search for suspect ...→

Concern grows for missing woman

Concern grows for missing woman

Police have launched an appeal to help find a missing pensioner last seen leaving a hospital two days ago. Read full article: Concern grows for missing woman...→

Arrest after crash at busy junction

Arrest after crash at busy junction

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a crash. Read full article: Arrest after crash at busy junction...→

Man taken to hospital after stabbing

Man taken to hospital after stabbing

 | Updated: 12:24, 03 August 2020... A man in his early 20s was taken to hospital after he was stabbed. Read full article: Man taken to hospital after stabbing...→

Couple lose High Court wedding fight

Couple lose High Court wedding fight

Bid for recognition of humanist ceremonies fails but hopes remain for a change in 'discriminatory' law. Read full article: Couple lose High Court wedding fight...→

Progress of town centre 'opportunity sites'

Progress of town centre 'opportunity sites'

With one plan already approved, here is what progress has been made on five sites earmarked for redevelopment in a town centre. Read full article: Progress of town centre 'opportunity sit...→

Newly built car delivers on debut outing

Newly built car delivers on debut outing

The Motorbase Performance team were over the moon after two podium finishes on the first weekend of the British Touring Car Championship. Read full article: Newly built car delivers on debut outing...→

03:09 Kent academic says Brexit preparations too slow after Ashford lorry park plans

Professor Richard Whitman from the University of Kent says a huge lorry park in Ashford was inevitable as the we get ready to leave the EU. Read full article: 03:09 Kent academic says Brexit preparat...→

Hales clinches title by a single shot

Hales clinches title by a single shot

Leigh Hales made a triumphant return to the amateur ranks by claiming the Club Champion title at Sittingbourne & Milton Regis Golf Club. Read full article: Hales clinches title by a single shot...→

TikTok planning London headquarters, according to reports

TikTok planning London headquarters, according to reports

The move comes amid continued claims from the US that the app has ties to the Chinese government. Read full article: TikTok planning London headquarters, acc...→

Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83

Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83

Mr Hume was awarded the Nobel prize for his efforts to secure peace in Northern Ireland Read full article: Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83...→

Win FREE prizes with KentOnline & kmfm competitions? Amazing prizes up for grabs

Win FREE prizes with KentOnline & kmfm competitions? Amazing prizes up for grabs so why wait, Enter now! Read full article: Win FREE prizes with KentOnline & kmfm c...→

Union accuses British Airways of ‘industrial thuggery’

Union accuses British Airways of ‘industrial thuggery’

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey says the airline was wrong to believe it could ‘walk all over’ its staff. Read full article: Union accuses British Airways of ‘indust...→

Photographer captures incredible snake battle

Photographer captures incredible snake battle

An amateur photographer's photos of a marshland battle between two grass snakes over a frog have gone viral. Read full article: Photographer captures incredible snake b...→

Coastguard called for rescue operation

Coastguard called for rescue operation

 | Updated: 07:09, 03 August 2020... The helicopter landed in nearby fields where awaiting ambulance medics were waiting to treat the patient, who is understoo [...] Read full article: Coastguard called for rescue operation...→

Key questions answered on coronavirus testing

Key questions answered on coronavirus testing

What are the different types of coronavirus tests and why is testing so important? Read full article: Key questions answered on coronavirus te...→

53 redundancies made at cathedral

53 redundancies made at cathedral

More than a sixth of Canterbury Cathedral's workforce have been granted voluntary redundancy as it grapples with huge financial losses. Read full article: 53 redundancies made at cathedral...→

Weekend round-up on non-league football friendlies

Weekend round-up on non-league football friendlies

Competitive football returned on Saturday behind closed doors and there were plenty of goals. Read full article: Weekend round-up on non-league football ...→

A nostalgic look at an historic town

A nostalgic look at an historic town

We take another look in to the archive to see how much this town has changed over the decades. Read full article: A nostalgic look at an historic town...→

Greater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 transmission

Greater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 transmission

It follows the Government decision to impose further lockdown restrictions on parts of the North West on Thursday. Read full article: Greater Manchester declares major incide...→

Woman's shock after finding huge snake

Woman's shock after finding huge snake

A nurse has spoken of her fright after encountering a large snake while walking on a country lane Read full article: Woman's shock after finding huge snake...→

Crash leaves M20 part-closed

Crash leaves M20 part-closed

Traffic is building up on the M20 after a crash - the second incident affecting the motorway in a matter of hours. Read full article: Crash leaves M20 part-closed...→

Sports car seized for blocking driveway

Sports car seized for blocking driveway

Police seized a Hyundai Coupe after it was left parked across a driveway on Saturday morning Read full article: Sports car seized for blocking driveway...→

Failure to suspend Tory MP reportedly accused of rape ‘shocking’, says Labour

Failure to suspend Tory MP reportedly accused of rape ‘shocking’, says Labour

Shadow safeguarding minister Jess Phillips said it was ‘only right the whip is withdrawn’ from the ex-minister, who has not been named. Read full article: Failure to suspend Tory MP reportedly ac...→

Murder charge after attack

Murder charge after attack

A man has been charged with murder and actual bodily harm after a man died following an incident. Read full article: Murder charge after attack...→

Emergency services rush to serious crash

Emergency services rush to serious crash

Emergency services including the air ambulance have been scrambled to a crash. Read full article: Emergency services rush to serious crash...→

Delays after crash on busy road

Delays after crash on busy road

Police and ambulance services have descended on a busy road following a crash. Read full article: Delays after crash on busy road...→

Call for UK treaty with France on migrant crossings to avoid ‘crisis’ numbers

Call for UK treaty with France on migrant crossings to avoid ‘crisis’ numbers

Ex-Border Force boss Tony Smith was speaking after a week that saw a record number of crossings in a single day. Read full article: Call for UK treaty with France on migran...→

Car windows smashed on motorway

Car windows smashed on motorway

Drivers have been warned after vehicles had their windows smashed on the same stretch of a motorway. Read full article: Car windows smashed on motorway...→

The day police shot murderer in Morrison's

As a he walked into a supermarket waving a gun, only Tomas Uptas knew of the tragic discovery police would make hours later. Read full article: The day police shot murderer in Morrison...→

Building skate centre like doing 'giant jigsaw'

Building skate centre like doing 'giant jigsaw'

Progress is being made on a multi-million pound, one-of-a-kind indoor skate park that will also feature climbing areas and a cafe. Read full article: Building skate centre like doing 'giant ...→

Arrest after man attacked

Arrest after man attacked

The air ambulance landed in a park as emergency services rushed to help a man who had been assaulted. Read full article: Arrest after man attacked...→

Teenage girl reported missing

The Met Police is asking people in Kent to help in the search for a missing teen. Read full article: Teenage girl reported missing...→

Calls for action as almost 300 cross Channel

Calls for action as almost 300 cross Channel

The Home Office is calling on France to take tougher action after 296 migrants crossed the Channel in two days Read full article: Calls for action as almost 300 cross Cha...→

Road blocked after crash

Police were called after a collision on a dual carriageway this afternoon. Read full article: Road blocked after crash...→

Family devastated after field fire

Family devastated after field fire

A homeowner has described how he and his family ran for their lives as a field fire swept into their property. Read full article: Family devastated after field fire...→

Dozens of mental health patients sent away for treatment

Dozens of mental health patients sent away for treatment

Mental health patients are taken out of their local area for treatment despite government commitments to ending inappropriate placements. Read full article: Dozens of mental health patients sent aw...→

Film star visits Kent landmark

Film star visits Kent landmark

A film and tv star has been pictured visiting a Kent landmark while out on his travels. Read full article: Film star visits Kent landmark...→

Coldstream guardsmen in police probe after ‘fight with royal footmen’

Coldstream guardsmen in police probe after ‘fight with royal footmen’

The Ministry of Defence confirmed that three guards were being questioned by the Metropolitan Police. Read full article: Coldstream guardsmen in police probe aft...→

Frenchman moves on after a season with the Gills

Frenchman moves on after a season with the Gills

Striker Mikael Mandron has rejected the chance to stay at Gillingham and has joined another club in League 1. Read full article: Frenchman moves on after a season with t...→

Crash closes main road

Part of a main road is closed in both directions after a crash. Read full article: Crash closes main road...→

Plane of missing RAF gunner to be recovered, 77 years on

Plane of missing RAF gunner to be recovered, 77 years on

The son of an RAF gunner whose plane vanished in the Second World War will finally be able to lay his father to rest. Read full article: Plane of missing RAF gunner to be recove...→

List your business today! Show customers your current service status during the Coronavirus pandemic on our Open for Business Directory.

List your business in our Open for Business Local Business Directory. Listing your business with our directory has many benefits. Contact us to find out more. Read full article: List your business today! Show customers...→

First nightclub in Kent to reopen - but with major changes

First nightclub in Kent to reopen - but with major changes

A hugely popular nightclub is set to reopen with social distance measures in place including no dancing and no bar service. Read full article: First nightclub in Kent to reopen - but ...→

Firefighters tackle huge field fire

Firefighters tackle huge field fire

Twelve fire engines are at the scene of a blaze that has broken out in a field. Read full article: Firefighters tackle huge field fire...→

Pubs prepare for socially-distanced cup final

Pubs prepare for socially-distanced cup final

 | Updated: 18:07, 31 July 2020... Arsenal and Chelsea will compete for the famous trophy at Wembley at 5.30pm, with some concerns raised about how government [...] Read full article: Pubs prepare for socially-distanced cup ...→

Police called after girls followed

Police called after girls followed

Three children were followed by four adults after they were offered a lift. Read full article: Police called after girls followed...→

Car crashes into McDonald's

Car crashes into McDonald's

A vehicle has smashed through the front window of a fast food branch. Read full article: Car crashes into McDonald's...→