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Teenage girls injured in street attacks

Harbour Way, Folkestone. Picture: Google.

13 February 2018

A man has been arrested after two teenage girls were taken to hospital - one with a serious head injury - following two street attacks.

Owners could be forced to sell land

Land earmarked for Otterpool Park Garden Town

12 February 2018

A council has given itself the power to buy land against an owner's will - to make way for a 12,000-home town.


Eurotunnel wants crossing talks

Eurotunnel bosses want a meeting with officials about a Channel crossing

11 February 2018

The idea of a bridge over the Channel could be discussed by officials.


Worker distraught as knifeman targets pharmacy

Vision Pharmacy

09 February 2018

A knife-wielding robber masked in a bandana threatened a pharmacy worker and fled with cash, in a crime which has "rocked the community".


Duo charged over cannabis factory

Canterbury Road - Folkestone

08 February 2018

A cannabis factory discovery has led to a duo being charged in connection with production of the drug.

A&E units still struggling to meet targets

The A&E at the William Harvey.

08 February 2018

Some Kent patients are still waiting more than four hours to be treated in A&E - making it one of the most challenging winters on record.


Woman cut free in four-vehicle crash

Firefighters helped free the man. Stock picture

07 February 2018

Two cars and two vans collided in a horror smash which blocked a road in both directions.

High Street bank axed

Lloyds Bank in Hythe

05 February 2018

Lloyds Banking Group has revealed it is pulling out of a Kent town after announcing 100 branch closures nationally.


Family frolics this February half term in Kent

Explore at Leeds Castle this half term

03 February 2018

It may be February, but the fun starts starts here with the first school break of the year: here's what's on this half term across Kent.

Consultation launched on stroke services

The trust runs the Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham

02 February 2018

A 10-week consultation has launched today following the announcement that three hyper acute stroke services will be created.


Burglars steal sex toys in raid at transgender shop

Sue with her partner Ken

02 February 2018

Police are searching for two men who broke into a specialist transgender shop to steal cash and sex toys.

Alleged people smuggler due in court

One man is in court following the sea rescue. Library image

02 February 2018

A man is due to appear in court charged with people smuggling after nine people, thought to be Albanians, were rescued from an inflatable boat.

Knives found in pupil's bag

The Folkestone Academy

01 February 2018

A head teacher has written to parents after knives were discovered inside a school.


Morrisons to cut management jobs

Morrisons has announced cuts to management

01 February 2018

Britain's fourth largest supermarket Morrisons is to cut 1,500 manager roles as it becomes the latest retailer to shake up its staff structure.


College merger paves way for boost in technical education

Canterbury College is now part of the EKC Group

01 February 2018

Two Kent colleges have joined forces to create better skills training and opportunities for young people.


Celebrate the ash tree before it's too late, says new project

Affected ash trees on the Kent Downs

01 February 2018

A project aiming to celebrate the ash tree and highlight its plight from a deadly disease has launched its first exhibition.

Suspect arrested in landlord murder probe bailed

Joe Daniels was found alongside a gun

31 January 2018

A suspect arrested in connection with the alleged murder of popular pub landlord Joe Daniels has been released on bail.

Nine rescued from inflatable 'migrant' boat

Maritime & Coastguard Agency helicopter. Stock image.

31 January 2018

A total of nine people have been rescued after an inflatable boat ran into trouble 20 miles off the Kent coast.

Government 'committed to building lorry park'

Operation Stack between Junction 9 and 10 of the M20. Picture: Gary Browne

31 January 2018

The transport secretary says the government is committed to building a lorry park in Kent to deal with issues caused by Operation Stack.


Pop-up restaurant causing a stir

30 January 2018

Two best friends have created a 100% plant-based menu to celebrate veganism.

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