Convicted killer Ashley Lemon brandishes metal pole in Wainscott after being released from prison for murdering Caerwin Ankers

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September 2, 2014

A convicted killer shouted threats and brandished a metal pole in a drunken rage just months after being released from prison on licence.
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Thames Estuary Airport decision: Gatwick respond

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September 2, 2014

Bosses believe that Gatwick expansion is best way forward
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Ramsgate Pleasurama saga rumbles on: New proposal considered

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September 2, 2014

New contractor could be appointed to develop site
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Amy Baker, 11, from Sutton Road, Maidstone, will start at New Line Learning, Loose, alongside service dog Buddy

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September 2, 2014

A campaign to buy a young girl who suffers from severe Tourette's syndrome a psychiatric service dog has ended in success.
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Wrotham crash leaves motorcyclist dead

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September 2, 2014

Police appeal for information after fatal accident
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Battery charger starts garage blaze

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September 2, 2014

Fire crews called to tackle ‘accidental’ flames


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Special measures for ‘failing’ east Kent Hospitals trust

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September 2, 2014

Recent inspections found a spate of problems
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County’s young athletes go head-to-head with England’s best in under-15 and under-17 championships at Bedford Stadium

Kent’s future stars were competing for national titles in the England Athletics under-15 and under-17 championships at Bedford Stadium.
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Gillingham manager Peter Taylor giving Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie with League 2 Stevenage his full focus

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September 2, 2014

Gillingham boss Peter Taylor insists he will be taking Tuesday's Johnstone’s Paint Trophy match at League 2 side Stevenage seriously.
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VIDEO: Boris Island airport plan rejected

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September 2, 2014

A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", is rejected by the commission looking into the UK's airport needs.
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Boris Island airport plan rejected

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September 2, 2014

A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", is rejected by the commission looking into the UK's airport needs.
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CONFIRMED: Thames Estuary airport proposals thrown out

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September 2, 2014

Commission confirms it will not make final short list
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Thames Estuary airport bid for Isle of Grain dead in water after being dismissed by government-appointed Davies Commission

Controversial plans for a four-runway Thames Estuary hub airport have been sunk by a government-appointed commission today.
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Abbot Accounting in Lord Street, Gravesend, enters Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards

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September 2, 2014

Abbot Accounting - an entrant in this year's Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards - is going from strength to strength.
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NHS trust put into special measures

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September 2, 2014

A hospital trust which runs five hospitals in Kent is put into special measures because of "serious failures" in patient safety.
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Anger at plans to set up new Sangatte-style camp for migrants hoping to enter UK through Kent

Controversial plans to set up a new Sangatte-style camp for migrants wanting to enter the UK are due to be submitted today.
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Whitstable driver Charles Maxted facing sentence after admitting causing death of Canterbury cyclist Graham Epps by dangerous driving in Dunkirk

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September 2, 2014

A motorist is facing sentence after admitting causing the death of a cyclist riding home from work.
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National Grid thanks residents for feedback on Richborough Connection project

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September 2, 2014

National Grid has thanked residents for their feedback on the Richborough Connection project and will now decide which pylons to use.
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Former Thanet Council leader Clive Hart will not seek re-election in May 2015 for Cliftonville West ward.

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September 2, 2014

Former Thanet council leader Clive Hart will not be seeking re-election as a Labour councillor in Cliftonville West in next May’s district elections.
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Owner of Hair Professional, in King Street, Maidstone, enrolled on wig course to support colleague through cancer treatment

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September 2, 2014

Anthea Mitchell, owner of Hair Professional in Maidstone, underwent training to source and fit wigs after her colleague was diagnosed with cancer.
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Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey forced to close Minster and Sheerness sites after health and safety concerns

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September 2, 2014

Parents expecting their children to go back to Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey this morning have been told they are not to go back until Thursday.
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