Friday May 17
Homeless robber Christopher Hall jailed for gun threat at Bet Fred in Tunbridge Wells
A homeless robber has been jailed for six years after he lied about having a firearm to trick a betting shop worker into giving him 500.
Thu May 16, 2013
More than 50 organisations want to run financially-stricken K College
Decisions on who could take over the financially-troubled K College when it is broken up next year are another step closer.
Wed May 15, 2013
Former Maidstone cop back in the saddle
A senior police officer has returned for his third stint at Maidstone police station to take up the role of Divisional Commander for the force's west division.
ARTIST Grayson Perry has won a Bafta for a documentary he made about British taste.
The Chelmsford-born 53-year-old who attended King Edward VI Grammar School picked up the gong in the Specialist Factual Programme category for his 2012 production All in the Best Possible Taste.
Tue May 14, 2013
TheAshes posted I'm getting pretty fed up with the Green Party's rhetoric: loss...
THE public inquiry into turning the A21 into a dual carriageway will open tomorrow and locals have thrown their weight behind the campaign.
Mon May 13, 2013
Accounting firm scoops excellence award
An accounting firm is officially excellent after scooping a national award. Crowe Clark Whitehill, which has offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, triumphed at the 2013 Finance Directors' Excellence Awards by winning Auditor of the Year: Large Firms' category.
BBC Names Rye Resident "Expat of the Month"
Rye resident and British expat Jo Bryan was recently featured as the "Expat of the Month" on the BBC America web site for her work making expats in the area comfortable and welcome.
Wed May 08, 2013
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Sun May 05, 2013
Streets empty as Spennymoor Town FC claim FA Vase
Sporting glory arrived in a small North community yesterday as the victorious Spennymoor Town FC landed the FA Vase trophy.
Fri May 03, 2013
Former diplomat wins right to 'substantial' compensation after...
He was suspended from his post as High Commissioner with immediate effect, London's High Court heard, and never re-engaged at ambassadorial level.
UKIP enjoys first Kent council wins
With 58 of the 84 seats being contested declared, the Tories have also lost seats to Labour and Liberal Democrats.
Three arrests in morning raids
Officers executed nine warrants at several addresses on Monday as part of Kent Police's crackdown on drug-related crime.
Thu May 02, 2013
Local election night on PB: Your guide - Harry Hayfield and...
Today sees the sternest test for David Cameron out of any local election he has so far had to face.
School firm gets success off to a T
School entrepreneurs who generated international orders for their specialist T-shirts struck gold in the 50th anniversary Young Enterprise Kent final.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
McBrides recruits experienced banker as consultant
Saunders has more than 30 years' experience working with SMEs in Kent, and was formerly senior partner for Clydesdale Bank in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Councils team up for energy scheme
Four Kent councils have set up an energy-switching scheme designed to help people get a better deal on their domestic supplies.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Girl collapses sniffing hospital hand gel
She said: "I didn't know what had happened. It looked like she was having a seizure, so I ran out shouting that my daughter had just collapsed.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Small World News Service
UKIP candidate claims Jews murdered each other in the Holocaust in...
A UKIP candidate has sparked outrage by reportedly claiming that Jews deliberately murdered each other in the Holocaust as part of a masterplan to create Israel.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Co-op pulls out of Lloyds TSB deal
The Co-operative Group has pulled out of a deal to buy 600 branches of Lloyds TSB Bank, including several in Kent.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Mail on Sunday
What have the Romans ever done for us? Council blames road builders...
Council chiefs have blamed an increasing number of potholes on the Romans - and are blaming asphalt problems on the French.