Latest News In Rochester

22nd Feb 2020

Shop assistant in hospital after armed robbery

Four men wearing balaclavas carried out a terrifying raid at a shop, assaulting a customer and stealing cash.
22nd Feb 2020

Ex-firefighter with dementia has memory sparked by station visit

A retired station commander living with dementia visited his old station to relive his fondest memories as a firefighter.
22nd Feb 2020

Kebab shops: who gets your vote?

Kebab shops who have been shortlisted for an industry award are hoping for success.
21st Feb 2020

Teenage girl accused of assaulting police officer

A 19-year-old has been remanded in custody on suspicion of attacking a police officer and possessing an offensive weapon.
21st Feb 2020

Lorry crash blocked M20

A motorway was temporarily closed after a crash left a street light dangerously unstable.
21st Feb 2020

Fresh blow for stroke unit campaign

A council leader says he's "vehemently disappointed" after a judge rejected a challenge against closing stroke units at hospitals in the county.
21st Feb 2020

Taxpayers face rising bills in £1bn budget

Taxpayers will see council tax bills rise as public spending on services and projects are increased across the board but some services will be hit.
21st Feb 2020

Campaigners lose stroke review bid

The high court has ruled in favour of health bosses who plan to overhaul stroke services in Kent.
21st Feb 2020

Crossing branded 'stupidly expensive'

Plans to build a £6.8bn crossing have been branded 'stupidly expensive' by councillors.
21st Feb 2020

Fruit growers looking for seasonal workers

A major fruit producer has announced it is looking for workers to help with this year's harvest amid uncertainty caused by Brexit.
21st Feb 2020

Karate kid going for black belt

A schoolboy is on track to get his black belt in karate, and he's just six years old.
21st Feb 2020

Sailors forced to leave slipway after 11 years

Sea scouts and sailors are having to move from their home of 11 years following plans for new housing.