The Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham will become an entirely smoke-free site from 17th October 2016.Read the full story ›
A new scanner to detect cancer in patients has arrived at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham.
The start of the art machine is able to detect the disease more accurately.
Rangers at a country park in Kent have stepped-up patrols after a mysterious thief cut down twenty-nine trees.
They were felled at Riverside Park in Gillingham and would cost thousands of pounds to replace.
Seventeen-year-old Ben Towers has employed himself as his own apprentice after setting up a successful digital business.Read the full story ›
A failing, cash-strapped hospital is paying more than a million pounds a year to an accountant to balance its books.Read the full story ›
CCTV images have been released off our people police want to speak to in connection with a burglary at the Waitrose store in Gillingham in Dorset.
Thieves broke into the store in Chantry Fields in the early hours of Wednesday the 30th of September.
The group tried to break into the cigarette counter, but found it was empty.
They stole a small number of items before leaving in a vehicle toward Le Neubourg Way.
“I am releasing CCTV images in the hope that someone may recognise the suspects by the clothes they were wearing or their build or stance.
“I would also appeal to anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident to contact me on 101.
“All calls will be treated in strict confidence.”
Detectives investigating an alleged attempted robbery in Gillingham have released CCTV images in the hope of catching the gang responsible.
A man was hit over the head with an unknown object during the incident in Ingram Road and remains in hospital with serious injuries.
Police want to hear from anyone who recognises the picture or knows anything about the incident. Call Detective Constable Danielle Cotter at Kent Police on 01634 792209
The FA has rejected an appeal by Gillingham FC and chairman Paul Scally after they were fined £75,000 each for 'race victimisation.'Read the full story ›
Firefighters had to rescue a man who had become stuck up to his knees in mud near the pier at Gillingham.
Crews used mud paths from a specialist water safety unit to reach the man and bring him to dry land. He was not reported to be injured.
The coastguard also assisted firefighters to retrieve some equipment using a hovercraft.
While Rugby World Cup fever may be sweeping the country, there's another rugby tournament taking place in Kent with some of the most talented international players.
The Wheelchair Rugby League European Championships are taking place at Medway Park in Gillingham.
It features teams from England, France, Wales, Ireland and Scotland battling it out over four days.
Rugby players from five different countries have been taking part in a major tournament with a difference. The Wheelchair Rugby League European Championships are primarily aimed at sports men and women with disabilities. But able-bodied players are also allowed to compete. Tom Savvides reports from Medway Park in Gillingham, where the event is taking place. He talks to England player Adam Barnett, Ireland player George Hill, Wales player Martin Beddis and Elizabeth Ferris, a former Scotland player.