Oxfam “empowers women” – oh, the irony…

The organisation is mired in a scandal over the behaviour of its staff in disaster-torn Haiti, who are said to have cavorted with prostitutes at "Caligua-like" orgies.

SE Trains has commuters tittering at Canterbury West

Traveller Daniel Harrison, going on to Manchester, added: "Who would have thought that Southeastern's staff, more used to explaining cancellations or delays, would have a silly sense of humour?"

The Eastbridge Hospital: Canterbury’s historic city centre gem

In little over a month's time an extraordinary Medieval building in central Canterbury will once again open its doors to visitors.

Canterbury slide to 12-21 home defeat after promising start

Two scores in the last 10 minutes cost Canterbury a victory at a wet Marine Travel Ground on Saturday.

Archbishop Welby to marry Harry and Meghan

He will oversee the formal ceremony in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19.

Police supremo is on to a vote winner with extra beat...

There's good news coming out of the office of Matthew Scott. Kent's second ever elected police and crime commissioner (PCC) has announced that for £1 extra a month on top of council tax some 200 officers will be recruited for local beats.

Marlowe Theatre right not to cave into vegan demands

Bosses at the Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre found themselves being told to take animal products off the menu during performances of Peppa Pig. People for the...

Deeson’s Restaurant: A very Canterbury tale

Whenever an independent restaurant in Canterbury closes, a number of things will automatically happen. The restaurant will seek to blame factors outside its control. Announcing...

University at the forefront of fight against lung cancer

Academics at Canterbury Christ Church University are carrying out pioneering research work into the early detection of lung cancer. Staff at its Life Sciences Industry Liaison Lab...

Litter-pickers collect astonishing haul at Vauxhall

Soiled pants, a golf ball, a tv, a window frame, a fire extinguisher and a football were among the rubbish cleared during a litter...

Voting underway for governors of east Kent hospitals

The election to find three members of the public to sit as governors of the east Kent hospitals trust has started.

Knives out already for Canterbury’s city of culture bid

Hull. No one had ever heard of Hull before it became the UK City of Culture for 2017. Certainly not because of its 114-year-old...

Our remaining public phone booths are an ugly joke

For decades, our telephone boxes were - like the red pillar box and even Her Maj - symbols of Britain. While Queen Elizabeth II is...

Police: We’re stepping up the war on knives

The county's police force is intensifying its efforts to reduce knife crime after admitting it's a serious problem - especially among young people. In the...

Time running out to have your say on parking issues across...

Every year its parking review considers requests from residents, city councillors and organisations for double yellow lines and other parking restrictions.

Why has WHSmith in St George’s decided to infuriate its customers?

Most people go shopping because of necessity. For others it's pleasure. Either way we should surely be able to go about our business without being...

New university free speech rankings are out – and it’s not...

Words to have come into common usage in the course of this decade include snowflake, no-platform and safe space. They share the fact that they...

Too many students, too many restaurants, too much traffic: Welcome to...

We can all agree on things that annoy us, whether it’s late night parties, shopping trollies in the Stour or gridlock around the Wincheap...

Surprise, surprise: It’s going to be cold

Apparently, it's going to be chilly in Canterbury this week. Nah, get away, we can hear you say. 'Tis true, though - the Met Office...

End of an era: Deeson’s of Sun Street to close

For almost a decade, Deeson's British Restaurant in Canterbury was a byword for quality high-end food. Alas, owner and head chef Sam Deeson has now...