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Red Arrows boost for Folkestone

The Red Arrows

Despite the cancellation of full airshow, the world famous RAF aerobatic team will entertain the crowds above the Leas next month

Giant badger 'causing hysteria' at school

Badgers unearthed what was initially thought to be a human bone

A giant stray badger in a school's grounds is leaving pupils terrified and hiding in classrooms, according to a parent.

Police release CCTV image of suspected credit card fraudster

Card fraud suspect

An image of a man who used a credit card at Ashford's Asda supermarket has been released by officers investigating a fraud case.

Road rage driver punches woman in the face

Police are hoping to trace a man who is alleged to have punched a female motorist after a crash on a roundabout near Ashford.

Woman in hospital after stabbing

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A man arrested over the suspected stabbing of a woman in Ashford has been released.

Spring has finally arrived!

Carpet of bluebells in Kings Wood, Challock. Picture By Gary Browne

It may look gloomy outside but the countryside around Ashford has burst into colour

Planning permission for Conningbrook given go ahead

Conningbrook Lakes in Kennington

Plans for a new country park in Ashford have been given the green light by the borough council

Changes at old Sevington Homebase store

The owners of Ashford's former Homebase store have applied for permission to demolish its garden centre extension.

M20 delays as van overturns

Van overturns on the London-bound carriageway of the M20. Picture: Lee Edginton

Commuters have been facing congestion on the M20 this morning after a van overturned, blocking part of the London-bound carriageway.

Alpacas mauled to death by rampaging terriers

A police investigation has begun after two Staffordshire bull terriers killed prized alpacas as they grazed in their field.

Efit released in search for suspect in Post Office theft


Police searching for a man who snatched cash from a till at South Willesborough Post Office have released an efit of the suspect.

Valuable statues stolen from Wye

The white marble statues stolen from Olantigh Gardens, Wye

A pair of 18th century marble figures were stolen from Olantigh Gardens at Wye near Ashford

Norman the cat rises from the dead

Karen Jones, from Kennington, with pet cat Norman after his 'resurrection'

A family held a funeral service for their pet cat Norman and 'buried' him in the garden - before he turned up for breakfast the next day.

'Boris Bikes' scheme launched at Ashford station

Mark Antwis from Brompton Dock with one of the bikes

A dock of hire bicycles, similar to the ‘Boris Bikes’ scheme in London, has been installed at Ashford International Station.

'Madman' driver ordered to stay off streets as cabbie

Rofiqul Khan

An Ashford cabbie has failed to win back his licence after 'frightening the living daylights' out of customers with his fast driving.

Woman punches bank worker

Police want to speak to this woman over a disturbance at Santander in Ashford

Police want to speak to this woman after a bank worker was punched by a customer who pulled down a poster and threw leaflets across the room.

BAFTA joy for ex-Ashford schoolboy Alex

Former Norton Knatchbull pupil Alex Brooker who has been helping to lead Channel 4's coverage of the Paralympic Games

Former Norton Knatchbull pupil Alex Brooker has collected a BAFTA for Channel 4's coverage of the London 2012 Paralympics.

Rapist guilty of attacks on four women

Jeremy Smith, from Charing, has been jailed for life for sex attacks

A 52-year-old man has been found guilty of carrying out sexual attacks on four women in the Ashford area.

Welcome to The Panorama!

Hundreds of potential buyers visited the show flat at The Panorama over the weekend

Warning over 'Age Concern' meal delivery hoax

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Two bogus callers pretending to be from a charity stole money and prescription drugs from a pensioner.

Vandals set fire to pile of tyres

The burnt-out pile of tyres and rubbish

A pile of tyres and rubbish that had been dumped at a business entrance has been torched.

Foodbank’s new home ‘will be more welcoming’

Ashford Foodbank will benefit from the huge donation

Ashford Foodbank has been saved after finding new premises.

Plan to revive rail link between town and airport

Lydd Airport stock

Hopes for a rail service between Lydd Airport and Ashford station could be revived now that the airport has been given approval to expand.

Pileup on rural road leaves six people injured

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

A multi-car pileup on a rural road left six people injured this afternoon, with two occupants of one of the vehicles described as 'seriously injured'.

Elderly man treated after blaze breaks out at his home.

An elderly man was left needing medical treatment for smoke inhalation, after a fire broke out at his property in Western Avenue, Ashford.

Zombie Apocalypse forces lone survivor underground

Author Sean Page

An author obsessed with the living dead will be following the advice of his own books, spending a week living in an underground bunker from tomorrow.

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