What’s the verdict on Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s first five...

Despite his popularity and reforming zeal, it hasn't always been plain sailing for Archbishop Welby.

Education is more critical than enforcement in the war on litter

We need to teach people to love the place they live, says academic and cleaner Canterbury campaigner Prof Rick Norman

Universities minister to speak at Christ Church

Sam Gyimah MP will be touring the campus, speaking to students and hosting an audience in the lecture hall.

Fine wine, delicious cheese, comfort – what’s not to like about...

Mouton Rouge in St Dunstan's Street is a delight, says our reviewer. It's time to enjoy this fine independent little shop-cum-wine bar.

Canterbury Food Bank shares in £165k windfall for local organisations

Groups across the voluntary and charitable sector are to receive a cash boost from Canterbury City Council.

Is this a new era for Canterbury as a tourist destination?

Despite being steeped in history and famous as the centre of the worldwide Anglican church, Canterbury can fail to live up to expectations when it visitors arrive for a city break.

Is Kent still the Garden of England or fast turning into...

Parcels of countryside around Canterbury are set to vanish forever as gigantic housing estates spring up over the coming years.

Council bang on the money with Whitefriars purchase

Canterbury City Council's decision to buy the remaining 50% of the Whitefriars shopping precinct makes perfect business sense.

Warning over unlicensed dog breeders

Dog lovers are being urged to avoid a firm of dog breeders whose owner was prosecuted after dead puppies turned up on a road near Canterbury.

How do you save £488 million a year and keep the...

Thanks to inflation, increasing staff costs, price hikes in electricity, and new medicines becoming available, we face a simple truth: if nothing changes, the NHS will be bankrupt – and soon.

Renewed pleas for an A2 lorry park

They say the facility is needed to tackle the issue of lorries hogging lay-bys and slip roads, engines being left running in villages and mess left by roadsides.

Stepping up the war on litter

City council enforcement officers have handed out nearly 600 tickets for littering, flyposting and graffiti in the last three months.

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...