A company director has been acquitted over the death of a young tyre fitter
Twenty-one year-old Matthew Hoare was killed instantly when a five-foot tractor tyre exploded as he inflated it. Andrew Wright, a company director of Watling Tyres in Canterbury, was on trial for failing to implement health and safety guidelines at the garage.
He was killed when a punctured tyre he was fixing exploded in his face. Matthew Hoare was a fitter at Watling Tyres in Canterbury when he died. Now one of the company directors has gone on trial accused of failing to implement health and safety guidelines. Andew Wright is facing two charges over the death, which he denies. Tom Savvides reports.
A mechanic accused of killing two people in Kent has appeared in court charged with murder. Foster Christian, who's 53 years old, was arrested in connection with the deaths of Natasha Sadler and Simon Gorecki at their home in Canterbury. Tom Savvides reports from Maidstone Crown Court
A woman has appeared in court in connection with the deaths of two people in Canterbury.
Natasha Sadler and Simon Gorecki were found dead at a house on Dickens Avenue on Tuesday.
A man has been charged with their murder.
Today a 35-year-old woman appeared at Dover Magistrates charged with assisting an offender.
Three Kent MPs have written to the Energy secretary opposing plans to build a network of pylons between Richborough and Canterbury.
Sir Roger Gale, Julian Brazier and Craig Mackinlay described the Richborough Project as a monstrosity looming over the countryside.
ITV Meridian spoke to Craig Mackinlay, MP for Thanet South.
A council's been forced to pay a driver compensation after giving them a parking ticket.
It's because the driver complained to the council that the ticket had left glue on their windscreen.
The driver paid the council £25 for the illegal parking - but got back £41 for the windscreen clean, leaving him £16 in profit.
John Ryall reports...
Officers investigating a fatal crash in Canterbury have charged a woman with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.
Police were called to the A2050 at Harbledown on Friday 10 July last year to reports of a collision between a National Express coach, a car and a box van.
The two occupants of the car, a 40-year-old man from East London and a 38-year-old woman from Canterbury, died following the collision.
Pauline Camplin who's 50 and of St Mary’s Close has been bailed to appear at Margate Magistrates’ Court on Friday 26 February.
Around two thousand people from across the country have visited a model railway exhibition in Canterbury this weekend. A number of displays have been on show at the event at St Anselms School. Tom Savvides talks to event manager Jeremy Kennett and to visitors.
A theatre in Kent says almost 100,000 people saw its pantomime this Christmas - reaching 99.06% capacity.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Marlowe in Canterbury ended yesterday after a month-long run having been seen by 95,685 people.
It's main stars were Phil Gallagher, Mr Maker from CBeebies, and Rita Simons from EastEnders.
The latest figures beat the previous record when 90,364 saw last year's panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.
Child migrants settling in Kent are being encouraged to meet and make friends with other children by getting involved in sport.
Canterbury Rugby Club has teamed up with Migrant Help UK to offer places to young people who have arrived from other countries.
Sarah Saunders spoke to Robert McCrea from Migrant Help and under 9s manager Graham Dunkerley.