Armed police swarm Wetherspoons after ‘man spotted with handgun’
Armed police were called to a Wetherspoons after a punter was spotted carrying what looked like a firearm.
Guide ranks Kent’s best venues for incredible food and a cosy overnight stay
Four Kent venues have been named in a list of the country's best places to enjoy tasty food alongside a great night’s sleep.
Dramatic footage shows officers storm small boat smuggler’s home
This is the dramatic moment officers smashed through the door and stormed the home of a small boat people smuggler.
Warning that Kent could follow big cities into bankruptcy
A senior Conservative has issued a grim reminder of the authority's financial predicament less than a day after another major council went bust.
Calls for security guards or closure of crisis-hit school
The government has been urged to take immediate steps to protect children at a troubled school – bringing in security guards if necessary.
Clubber’s drinking ban after assault to begin on return from weekend in Amsterdam
A judge ordered a man who left a clubber with a suspected broken skull to give up booze – only to delay it until he returns from Amsterdam.
‘One-of-a-kind’ footballer dies two days before 21st birthday
A young footballer described as a born leader with a heart of gold has died suddenly aged 20.
Teacher who tried to touch pupil in bath banned for life
A former teacher at a prestigious private school who plied a pupil with alcohol before asking him to sit on his lap has been banned.
Christmas market huts covered in loo roll
A bystander has told of the moment he saw three ‘cheerful women’ unload trollies of loo roll over Christmas market stalls.
Dismay as ‘racist remarks’ detective avoids sack
A Kent charity has questioned how a police detective found to have used racist language was allowed to keep his job.
Woman dies after being hit by car outside hospital
A woman in her 80s has died just over a week after being hit by a car outside a hospital.
A-road shut for three hours after two-vehicle crash
An A-road was closed in both directions for three hours following a crash involving two cars.
Council chiefs quizzed by public in first Q&A session
Council bosses were asked about failing social services, roadworks chaos, broken promises and accessibility issues at a Q&A session.
Christmas events to get you in the festive spirit
We’ve rounded up a number of festive events taking place during December for children, families and adults to enjoy.
Lucky listener wins £2k in kmfm ‘Cash for Christmas’ competition
Only lucky kmfm listener has started the weekend £2,000 better off after winning big during a particularly festive breakfast show.
Warning to farmers after spate of ‘abhorrent’ sheep killings
Police are investigating a spate of suspicious sheep killings which has seen eight of the animals mutilated in a week.
More teacher strikes loom at trouble-hit academy
Strikes by teachers who fear for their safety at a troubled secondary school are expected to continue despite talks held.
Historic riverside pub goes on market for £500k
A former pub dating back to the 1740s has gone on the market for £500,000.
Beds offered to rough sleepers during cold snap
Rough sleepers are being encouraged to take up offers of shelter as temperatures plummet in the Towns.
Kent animal park slashes opening hours
Bosses at an animal park have cut the site’s opening hours to just three days a week over the next four months.