Nursery to replace flower shop
A daycare business has been given permission to expand into a former florist’s.
‘I didn’t mean to run over nuisance biker,’ National Grid worker tells jury
A man accused of deliberately mowing down a "nuisance biker" while in a truck, leaving him with numerous fractures, says he never intended any harm.
Body found in countryside in search for missing pensioner
Police have discovered a body in the search for a pensioner – four days after he was reported missing.
Arson probe as lit firework posted through letterbox
Police have launched an arson probe after a lit firework was posted through the letterbox of a home.
Fixing NHS finances ‘like trying to boil the ocean’
The hospital trust boss in charge of managing its finances says he is expecting to go over budget by a further £50m initial projections.
Man seriously injured after being ‘pushed down stairs’
A thug reportedly shoved a food delivery driver down a flight of concrete steps with such force he suffered multiple injuries.
Bluetongue control zone to be lifted in Kent
A control zone set up in Kent following an outbreak of bluetongue is set to be lifted in the coming days.
Football fan must pay player £200 after racist gesture at Gills game
A football fan with learning difficulties who made monkey gestures to a player at a Gills match must pay him £200 in compensation.
Part of M2 shut after collision between car and lorry
Police have closed a motorway lane after a crash involving two vehicles.
Play park given ‘brilliant’ makeover
A popular park and green space has seen a raft of changes more than a year after plans were first announced to give it a makeover.
Alcohol taken from children in crackdown on teen yobs
Two children were arrested and alcohol was seized from others as police clamped down on anti-social behaviour.
Two councillors suspended after ‘Christmas party fight’
Two councillors have been suspended after reports of a fight at a Christmas party.
A-road shut after serious crash involving lorry and private ambulance
A serious crash involving a lorry and private ambulance has closed an A-road, sparking a large emergency response.
Student taken to hospital after ‘accident on staircase’ at private school
A fee-paying school is investigating after a young boy suffered “several injuries” following an accident “on a staircase”.
McDonald’s reveals extra details ahead of new branch opening
The fast food chain has confirmed a number of details ahead of the opening of its new branch at a Kent shopping centre.
Controversial silent disco only raises £10,000 for Cathedral coffers
A divisive silent disco at a cathedral may wind up bringing in just £10,000 – as bosses admit it’s not certain another one could be held.
Large emergency response after man collapses in street
A man has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after collapsing in a street
Kent branches of The Body Shop to stay open
Branches of cosmetic giant The Body Shop are set to remain open in parts of Kent.
Popular Kent music festival to return after five years
International stars, local bands and DJs are being lined up for the return of a Kent music festival after an absence of five years.
Attempted murder charge after ‘home robbery and stabbing’
A man has been charged on suspicion of attempted murder after reports of a violent assault and robbery at a home.