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Nursery to replace flower shop

A daycare business has been given permission to expand into a former florist’s.

Deal News

‘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.

Deal News

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.

Deal News

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.

Deal News

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.

Deal News

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.

Deal News

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.

Medway News

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.

Medway News

Part of M2 shut after collision between car and lorry

Police have closed a motorway lane after a crash involving two vehicles.

Medway News

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.

Deal News

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.

Medway News

Two councillors suspended after ‘Christmas party fight’

Two councillors have been suspended after reports of a fight at a Christmas party.

KentOnline News

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.

KentOnline News

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”.

Medway News

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.

KentOnline News

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.

KentOnline News

Large emergency response after man collapses in street

A man has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after collapsing in a street

KentOnline News

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.

KentOnline News

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.

Medway News

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.