Latest News In Rochester

16th Jul 2020

Spoons stabbing accused acquitted on grounds of insanity

A man accused of attempted murder has been found not guilty after medical experts agreed he "deludedly believed" he was acting to save himself.
16th Jul 2020

Police called after body found

Police say the death of a man aged in his 40s is not being treated as suspicious.
16th Jul 2020

Frankie & Benny's to reopen chains in Kent

Bosses at the troubled restaurant firm Frankie & Benny's have unveiled plans to reopen restaurants across Kent.
16th Jul 2020

'Covid families will be scarred for years'

There are warnings that funeral service restrictions are resulting in emotional trauma for the loved ones of coronavirus victims.
16th Jul 2020

Petition launched to stop 'rape and pillage' of beaches

A petition has been launched lobbying authorities to stand firmer against suspected illegal shellfish harvesting to protect coastal habitats.
15th Jul 2020

Large police presence near M2 bridge

A large police presence has been spotted near a motorway bridge with police searching an area of woodland close by.
15th Jul 2020

The story of the bingo hall set for closure

Built amid the glitz of Art Deco Britain, the future of a former cinema turned bingo hall now set for closure was far less glamorous.
15th Jul 2020

Chatham Dockyard to set sail again this summer

The trust which runs the Historic Dockyard Chatham has announced when the site will reopen to visitors this summer.
15th Jul 2020

Man charged after van rams police car

A man has been charged after a van towing a caravan was rammed into a police car.
15th Jul 2020

Bingo hall's number is up

Bingo goers will have to find somewhere else for their fix of lucky numbers after a national chain announced it was closing a Kent branch.
15th Jul 2020

Police called to deal with 'abusive customer'

Officers were called to a high street pharmacy amid reports a customer had verbally abused staff and was throwing items off the shelves.
15th Jul 2020

Weekend wonders across Kent

From the reopening of a heritage railway, to driving a digger and seeing nature, here's some ideas of what you and yours could be doing this weekend: