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Man aims to create next best folding bike

Stuart Lambert, business founder and product designer with design engineer Alex Kalogroulis

14 August 2017

Stuart Lambert who has spent thousands designing a new compact folding bicycle is finally ready to take it to production.

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Pride parade doubles in size

The parade gets underway along the sea front

12 August 2017

A colourful Pride celebration is underway in Kent and organisers say it has doubled in size since last year.

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Mystery pong puzzles town

The smell made many residents fear there had been a major gas leak

10 August 2017

Residents are kicking up a stink because a strange smell has swamped their shops and homes.

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Toilet: A Love Story to be screened in Kent

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is being screened at Cineworld, Ashford

10 August 2017

Video: Bollywood filmmakers are hoping for global success when they launch their latest blockbuster, which is set to be screened at a cinema in Kent.

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Council considers buying old cinema

The Regent in Deal

10 August 2017

Frustrated cinema campaigners - who claim they’ve been “fobbed off” for eight years - have persuaded councillors to try to buy a historic building.

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Footy club gets its own punk rock anthem

The Rash in action at the Star Inn in Ashford

10 August 2017

A football club has enlisted the help of punk rockers to help give its players a pre-match boost before kick off.

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Meeting to save historic clock chimes

St Peter's church clock could be stopped from chiming at night

09 August 2017

A public meeting will be held to try and dissuade a resident from pursuing his complaint about the level of noise from historic church clock.

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It's back! All the details ahead of Trawler Race

Last year's winning boat Barmy Army in action. Picture: Wayne McCabe/KM Group

07 August 2017

Fishing boats will battle it out on the water this weekend as town's annual Trawler Race weekend returns and welcomes thousands of visitors.

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Sir Mark Rylance backs Goodwin Sands protest

Sir Mark Rylance after he was knighted by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

07 August 2017

Oscar-winning actor Sir Mark Rylance says a plan to dredge the Goodwin Sands is disrespectful to the final resting place of war dead.

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Teen sets sights on GB title

Kerys Squire, 18, will compete in Miss Teen GB in October

05 August 2017

Raising awareness of isolation is one way pageant girl Kerys Squire is hoping to stand our in this year’s Miss Teen Great Britain competition.

Swimmer nearly died – now he crosses Channel

The Channel swimming team. From left Steve Lodge, Nigel Stock (face still hurting from jellyfish stings!), Diane Murphy Weaver and cardiac arrest survivor Steve Fish

05 August 2017

A cross-Channel swimmer has completed the challenge after suffering two cardiac arrests while training

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Take to skies and experience Hurricane challenge

The challenge of flying a Hurricane in the Battle of Britain has been brought to life in a new simulator. Picture: Battle of Britain Memorial

04 August 2017

Pilots can get behind the controls of a Hurricane and try their hand at battling the Luftwaffe in the skies above Kent.

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Something's not quite right here

Highways engineers are expected to be removing the arrow in the coming days. Picture: @AculaCreations/Twitter

02 August 2017

These road markings aren't quite right but what's even more strange is why they've been left like it for nearly three years.

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Celeb crashes charity sky dive

Carol with Rose Link

28 July 2017

A fundraiser scheduled to do a charity sky dive this morning was thrilled when a well-known face turned up.

Carnival is 'biggest and best yet'

Deal Regatta Queen Kelsi Endean waved to the crowds

28 July 2017

The biggest and best yet - that’s how a Kent carnival organiser of 21 years described the procession.

'It was a real life Fawlty Towers moment'

Faulty Towers with John Cleese as Basil Fawlty and Andrew Sachs as Manuel

27 July 2017

A hotel guest claimed he saw staff bumped into each other and spill coffee all over a customer in a 'Fawlty Towers' moment.

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Margaret retires after 31 years in the kitchen

Margaret Arnold is retiring after 30 years

27 July 2017

From sausages to spaghetti bolognese, apple crumble and custard to birthday cake, children at this school have been spoiled when it comes to lunches.

Are you a married couple called Henry and Anne?

English Heritage is looking for its own Henry and Anne

25 July 2017

A new exhibition set to go on show at a Kent castle has inspired a search for married couples called Henry and Anne.

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Man in mini car holds up high street traffic

The man appears to talk on the phone as he drives along

22 July 2017

Footage of a man driving along a busy high street in a tiny Range Rover has gone viral.

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Channel swimmers are go...

SUVA's new-look Lady Penelope pink

21 July 2017

A Channel swimmers' escort boat has been repainted Lady Penelope pink for charity.

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