Researchers urge earlier HIV testing
Last week, to coincide with World Aids Day and National HIV Testing Week, a series of mobile clinics around the region offered help and advice to raise awareness of the importance of early testing for HIV.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
NHS wards that 80 per cent wouldn't recommend: Damning first results...
More than 80 per cent of patients on some hospital wards would not want their loved ones treated there, according to the Government's own figures.
Joy for Medway Messenger and graphic designer Ashley Austen at EDF...
KM Group graphic designer Ashley Austen was also sharing the limelight, after he won a prize at the EDF Energy London and the South of England Media Awards.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Armed raiders Duncan Snape and Robert Powsey jailed for string of...
Two men who carried out a string of dawn raids on newsagents in which terrified shop staff were bound with cable ties have today been jailed for a total of more than 23 years.
The mental health ward at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham is to close
Medway's mental health unit is set to close after councillors failed to put a stop to the controversial proposal.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Friends and strangers all rally to help young dad Felix Glenny, from Lower Stoke, Rochester
Ryan Glenny, who is known by his middle name Felix, was diagnosed with bowel cancer after complaining of stomach problems.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Shame of award-winning Chatham mother Danielle Amusa who used funds...
Mothers on a Chatham housing estate, plagued by crime and anti-social behaviour, decided to restore its reputation and inject some community spirit.
Final of the Medway Business Awards
A dozen firms are braced for a tense but enjoyable evening that their bosses and staff hope will reward them with a top prize.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Convicted paedophile Gareth Oliver jailed after travelling from...
A paedophile who groomed two boys with hundreds of phone messages before travelling more than 300 miles to Kent meet them has been jailed for six years.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Passion for animals sparks work of Easthampton potter Susan Halls
EASTHAMPTON -Artist Susan Halls admits it: She has an innate "obsessive, possessive passion" for animals, and she exorcises the obsession by creating high quality ceramic animals and drawings.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Chatham and Aylesford Conservative MP Tracey Crouch calls for...
A Kent MP has pressed the government to take action over high street betting machines which she says are having a devastating impact on the lives of gamblers.
Medway Beer Festival starts today at Stanley Ballroom at St George Hotel in Gundolph Road, Chatham
The Medway Beer Festival gets underway today, featuring the biggest collection of bottled 2013 Belgian Christmas beers in the UK.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Serial shoplifter Christopher Blaber who targetted shops in Maidstone ...
A serial shoplifter who stole close to 300 in DVDs from shops in Maidstone has received a suspended prison sentence.