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Head to south of France all year round

Eurostar supports KM Walk to School for fifth year.

16 December 2013

Eurostar will extend its service to the region next year and plans to run trains all-year-round if the trial is a success.

Pensioner found beheaded in flat

A Kent pensioner was found beheaded in a tourist area of Mombassa in Kenya

15 December 2013

A Kent pensioner has been discovered beheaded in an African apartment as a woman in her 30s is arrested on suspicion of the machete murder.

Flats sealed off after man dies

Emergency services at Court Place in Folkestone. Picture: @Kent_999s

14 December 2013

An investigation was launched today when a man died after emergency services were called to a block of flats.

Firefighters stage second walkout in 24 hours

A fire engine during a call-out. Library picture

14 December 2013

Families are being urged to take extra care with cooking tonight as firefighters walk out for four hours.

Acquisition leads to Thomas Cook partnership

Holiday Extras is based in Newingreen, near Hythe

12 December 2013

A travel services company has earned an exclusive long-term commercial contract with the national agent after buying a company for more than £2m.

Final credits roll for Blockbuster

The Blockbuster branch in Margate closed in 2013

12 December 2013

Dozens of people are to lose their jobs in Kent after it was announced the remaining stores of rental chain Blockbuster are to close.

Large load will travel through the county this weekend

12 December 2013

An electricity transformer that was due to travel through east Kent last weekend will now be moved this Saturday.

School roof catches fire

Kent Fire and Rescue Services attended. Stock image

12 December 2013

Firefighters were called after fire struck a roof at the Brockhill Park school near Hythe.

Massage parlour raided by police over trafficking claims

The Pussycats premises in Risborough Lane

11 December 2013

Police have searched a massage parlour called Pussycats today as part of an investigation into alleged trafficking and other offences.

What’s in this week’s Folkestone & Hythe Express?

11 December 2013

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Jail for 'dangerous' robber who groped victim at knifepoint

Alan Richardson was jailed

11 December 2013

Homeless Alan Richardson has been sentenced to nearly eight years after groping a woman he was robbing at knifepoint.

Businesses reach for the sky

The Red Arrows

10 December 2013

Businesses in Folkestone are backing the plans for next year's airshow by sending their 'own' planes into the sky

Married PC accused of pestering women for sex: 'There was no end game'

PC Stephen Hughes, when he was a PCSO

10 December 2013

A PC accused of pestering women for sex has told a court he texted a victim of crime about spending a night in bed - but said there was no "end goal".

Tidal surge halts huge electricity transformer journey

09 December 2013

A 318-tonne transformer - the length of six double decker buses - is still at Dover Docks, after a major operation to drive it through Kent stalled.

Pizza boss to take over Saga

Saga has confirmed it will float on the stock exchange

09 December 2013

The former head honcho of Domino's Pizza is to become chief executive of Saga next year.

Baby rescued from early morning fire

Kent Fire and Rescue Services attended. Stock image

08 December 2013

A baby was among four people hospitalised, after a fire broke out in a family home in Folkestone early this morning.

Darkness back in the spotlight

The Darkness

05 December 2013

Glam rockers The Darkness are celebrating 10 years since the release of their debut album with a UK tour which arrives in Kent this week

What’s in this week’s Folkestone & Hythe Express?

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04 December 2013

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Pub chef spared jail after defrauding his own gran by stealing cheque book

Aaron Horton stole 11 cheques from his grandmother

04 December 2013

A thieving pub chef has avoided prison after running up £5,000 of debts after stealing his trusting grandmother's cheque book.

Channel Tunnel site chemical leak

Kent Fire and Rescue Services attended. Stock image

04 December 2013

Firefighters were called to a reported chemical leak at the Channel Tunnel site at Cheriton, which turned out to be minor.

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