Kent has first smattering of snow as temperatures drop
Snow fell in parts of the county today as temperatures dropped below freezing.
Robbery suspect charged after Bluewater ‘shop worker assault’
A suspected robber was due in court after reports a shopping centre staff member was attacked for their phone.
Doctor accused colleague of writing letter alleging sexual assault against patient
A doctor was devastated after discovering his colleague, who is currently on trial, had written a letter accusing him of sexual assault.
School’s behive project scoops £119k award at climate conference
A Kent secondary school has won a huge grant for its innovative climate project at COP28.
Boss of former nursing home banned after saying 'women should be punched sometimes'
The former boss of a now-defunct care home business has been suspended from the profession after making disparaging remarks.
Body found in woodland
Police have confirmed a man has been found dead near a park.
Frozen food chain eyes second store in town
A supermarket is hoping to open a second, larger store in a town centre in a former Bensons for Beds.
‘Climate change is not a priority’
A council has been accused of not making climate change a priority after a motion to declare a climate and nature emergency was thrown out.
Rail passengers’ journeys ‘simpler’ with eTickets
A network-wide introduction of eTickets will see faster and more convenient travel between some of the county’s railway stations.
Suspect charged after Co-op smashed in attempted cash machine theft
A 40-year-old man has been charged after a vehicle reversed into the front of a supermarket, leaving it seriously damaged.
Teen's mobile phone swiped in ‘McDonald’s distraction theft’
A probe has been launched after a teenager reported her iPhone 14 being stolen from McDonald’s by a suspected thief using a distraction technique.
French firm picked to build Britain's ‘longest road tunnel’
A contractor has been chosen to help build a proposed multi-billion pound road and tunnel project linking Kent with Essex.
Future of cliff collapse road still in doubt
A timetable of options to fix a major road shut for eight months after a landslip will be put forward in New Year.
Stolen French bulldog returned home after reward offer
A dog forcibly stolen from inside its home by brazen thieves has been returned home after its owners offered a reward for her safe return.
Children with life-limiting illness granted early Christmas wish
Children and families supported by a hospice in Kent were granted their Christmas wish and able to spend a festive day out together.
‘Our urban wards are among the most deprived in the country’
Government officials took a river trip to a town to see its potential after it was awarded £20 million regeneration funding.
Plans to carve up pub car park for four-bed home
A pub company says its proposal to build a new house in part of a boozer’s car park will help secure the pub’s future – but not everyone is convinced.
The areas in Kent with the 'worst drivers' named
Residents in this area were more likely to have six points on their licence than anywhere else in the county
Revised plans for homes on former garden nursery
Revised plans to build several homes have been submitted after the original application was dismissed over fears it would harm the green belt.
Ten arrests in cross-border crack down
Police officers targeted burglars, thieves and other criminals during a three-day operation.