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Vision to transform seafront given green light

Roger de Haan's plans aim to develop Folkestone Harbour and the Rotunda area

01 August 2013

The harbour and seafront of Folkestone are set to be transformed with cafes, restaurants and heritage areas after councillors gave plans the go-ahead.

Supermarket bust-up leads to appeal for witnesses

31 July 2013

Police are hoping to speak to ASDA shoppers, after a woman is alleged to have been assaulted in their Folkestone branch on Monday.

Create festival comes of age...

30 July 2013

Create festival in Ashford celebrated its 18th birthday, along with the over 13,000 people thought to have descended upon the town over the weeekend.

Nine lorry drivers prosecuted

26 July 2013

Kent Police’s Roads Policing Unit stopped more than 30 drivers during a safety check on Wednesday

Teens arrested after grass fire 'started with petrol'

There were three outdoor fires in east Kent yesterday. File picture

24 July 2013

Two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of arson after reports grass at a recreation ground had been set alight with petrol.

Help needed to find missing Willa

Three year old Alicia is appealing for Willa's return

24 July 2013

A family are appealing for the return of a cuddly bunny after it went missing in Hythe last week

Storms keep firefighters in Folkestone busy

23 July 2013

Firefighters in Folkestone dealt with five callouts throughout the night, including to a lightning strike at the home of a young family.

Beach bag snatch sparks police warning

22 July 2013

Police are warning beach-goers to be on their guard, after the theft of a bag near East Cliff in Folkestone.

How you could be related to royal baby

The Duchess of Cambridge visits an outdoor activities centre, near Wrotham, in June 2012. Picture: David Parker

22 July 2013

A professional genealogist related to Kate Middleton has today revealed hundreds of people across Kent will have close family ties to her child.

Rugby veteran dies from head injury during match: Inquest

John Lord, who died after being injured in a game

20 July 2013

A veteran rugby player died after being tackled at the end of a match, an inquest has heard.

Police hunt knifeman over attack

Stock image

19 July 2013

A large-scale police hunt was launched for a knifeman after reports of an attack in Folkestone last night.

Man terrorised neighbours by howling like a wolf

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

19 July 2013

An ex-BBC employee has been jailed after keeping his terrified neighbours up all night by shouting, swearing and repeatedly howling like a wolf.

Properties near concrete block fall 'may get warning letters'

A woman was injured by falling masonry at an estate agents in Folkestone. Picture: @Kent_999s on Twitter

19 July 2013

Owners on a busy street where a concrete block fell on a woman may now be sent safety letters, it's been revealed.

Drug addict jailed for frenzied knife attack

Drug addict Stephen Boorman has been jailed for 15 years

15 July 2013

A man has today been jailed for 15 years for trying to murder his friend by lashing out with a knife... when he gave him the time.

Teen glassed outside holiday park

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15 July 2013

A 19-year-old man was seriously assaulted in a bottling outside a holiday park in Dymchurch.

Police appeal after arson attacks

The break-in and theft has been reported to Kent Police

14 July 2013

Fires were started at two properties in Church Street, Folkestone in the early hours.

Seven people evacuated during house fire

14 July 2013

Fire crews from Folkestone were called to a blaze at Church Street in the early hours of this morning

Man, 21, died after being restrained by four police officers

Sean Wilkes died after being stopped by police officers in Cheriton

12 July 2013

A young man died when he became unwell after being restrained by four police officers in the street, investigators revealed today.

Man dies after being spoken to by police

Forensics officers at the scene in Folkestone

07 July 2013

A man has collapsed and died moments after being spoken to by police in a Folkestone street.

Do you know youth who assaulted boy on bus?

05 July 2013

Police have released a CCTV image of a youth they want to speak to in connection with an assault on a bus.

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