Podcast: Dartford mum praises son who saved her from a fire at their home

A mum has praised her son for saving her from a fire at their home near Dartford.

The blaze broke out in a bedroom of the property on Capel Place in Wilmington, setting off the smoke alarms.

Loren Ringshall has lived there for 16 years and initially attempted to fight the flames, before being dragged to safety. She’s been speaking to reporter Ben Austin.

More than a thousand days after major work started on the redesign of the Stockbury roundabout drivers can now use the new flyover.

One lane, heading Maidstone bound, opens today – then a lane in the Sittingbourne direction opens tomorrow.

A former student from Kent has welcomed a ruling by the High Court as they continue to fight for compensation for disrupted learning.

A group claim they didn’t receive value for money due to Covid disrupting lectures.

A teenager from Kent has quit his politics degree to become, what could be, the youngest publican in the county. 

Hugo Willett has taken over the reigns at The Bowl Inn – a 1740s traditional tavern in Hastingleigh, near Ashford.

And, the trailer for a Rom Com starring Andrew Garfield that was filmed on the Kent Bexley border has been released.

The Spiderman actor was spotted with Florence Pugh shooting scenes at a Co-op in Blackfen in April last year.