Kent Local News

Stories And Features From Around The County

Our Kent local news headlines are below, each headline links to the full story on a separate page. At Yourcounty we have been featuring a range of local news stories since the year 2000. In that time the feedback from our users has been invaluable in shaping and developing our coverage. Is there a subject you think we should be featuring more often? Our feedback details are at the foot of the page.

The local news we feature covers a wide range of subject matter from the breadth of the county. We try very hard to make the news diverse and varied. Thus reflecting the nature of the county rather than our own particular preferences. Our own coverage of Kent news covers the traditional county boundary and includes Bromley, Bexley and Medway.

Kent Local News And Features

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Paramedic’s Appeal For London 10k Runners - Air Ambulance
Singing Playgrounds Project - Romney Marsh schools unite 
Ratty to Sevenoaks Nature Reserve - Wildwood celebrates return
The Broadstairs Dickens Festival - Fund raiser and appeal
Pension Reforms - Could changes to pension legislation be a catalist for increased divorce rates
Medway's Park Want Your Vote - A national competition is inspiring local residents to vote for award-winning parks.
More Eurostar Connections From Ashford - Eurostar passengers will be able to take advantage of new direct services to the south of France from Ashford in 2015.
From Hurdy Gurdy To Ragtime - Lunchtime concerts at the Univercity of Kent
First World War Tribute in Song - Kent duo record For the Fallen
Keeping Young People Out Of Bother In West Kent - £40,000 from the Youth Diversion Fund
Acclaimed Sitarist kicks offs the new season of Furley Page lunchtime concerts at the University of Kent.
Lancaster To Join Memorial Flight at Headcorn Aerodrome for the Combined Ops, Military and Air Show.
Touch Wud - The story of a good luck charm with a strong connection to the Great War.

Law Commission Report - far-reaching recommendations for the future of divorce law in England and Wales.
Murston Community Bank - Kent's first community bank opened at the All Saints Church, Murston in Sittingbourne. It is part of the local credit union Kent Savers, and will provide savings accounts.
Newnham Court Shopping Village Scheme - The £85 million redevelopment includes a £6M road plan.
Kent Police Male Voice Choir - Charity concert comes to the Aid of St Bart’s and St Mary’s
First 24-hour Helicopter Service In The Country - Air Ambulance yesterday announced it is to become the first air ambulance in the country to launch a 24-hour Helicopter Emergency Medway Service (HEMS).
Elder Abuse Awareness Day - The London Borough of Bromley is using a day of public awareness to draw attention to the work of safeguarding vulnerable adults.
Proposed M20 Development - There is going to be a public exhibition at Waterside Park, local residents will have the opportunity to view the proposals at the Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Hollingbourne, on Wednesday 26 June, between 2pm and 8pm.
The Trinity Theatre's Big Top - Circus setting for the summer in a venue where a wonderful variety of entertainment will be played out for the whole family. Performances will run throughout the day and night alongside open air film screenings.
Historical Insights From Old Furniture - A store that recycles used furniture in Sevenoaks recently made an interesting discovery.
Overnight Safari Experience Up For Grabs- An online quiz is giving website visitors a chance to win an overnight safari experience for two at Port Lympne’s Livingstone Lodge.

Civic And Freedom Parade To Support Troops - The parade will mark the start of the new Mayor’s year and the troops will be exercising their right as Freemen of the Borough to march with bayonets fixed, colours flying and drums beating.

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