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'Flying saucer' lands in Kent

The French pilots' 'flying saucer'

04 September 2013

A pair of Frenchmen made aviation history today after completing the world's first cross-channel electric air balloon flight.

Massive operation to tackle grass and corn fires


21 August 2013

Firefighters are trying to bring a grass fire under control on Romney Marsh and corn crops ablaze in a village near Wye.

'You need loft insulation - we've checked your roof from the helicopter'

12 August 2013

Two suspected rogue traders told householders they had used a helicopter to check their roofs

'Washing-up liquid' sparks chemical alert

Firefighters called to Edenbridge. Stock picture

06 August 2013

A village was sealed off for several hours amid a chemical alert when a dog was found covered in green liquid... now believed to be washing-up liquid.

Baby gulls orphaned after parents shot

Gull chicks left orphaned after their parents were shot in St Mary's Bay

24 July 2013

These cute seagull chicks have been taken into care after their parents died when they were shot by airgun thugs on the seafront.

Canadian Caplan to play Creative Quarter

Ben Caplan

27 June 2013

The bluesy drawl of Canada's Ben Caplan is coming to Folkestone next Wednesday, when he performs at the town's Home Ground, in the Old High Street.

Vandals remove dozens of drain covers in bizarre prank

Drain cover

18 June 2013

Twenty eight metal drain covers were removed and left by the side of the road in Lydd last night.

Knife robber chased from shop

Police were at the scene of the crash.

18 June 2013

A masked robber who threatened shop staff with a kitchen knife dropped the cash till after being chased off by a member of the public.

Family escape from Romney Marsh house fire

08 June 2013

A family had to be evacuated from their home last night after a fire broke out in the two storey property.

Plan to revive rail link between town and airport

Lydd Airport stock

13 May 2013

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

Watersports enthusiasts take to the sea at Hythe

Windsurfers and Kite surfers make the most of strong winds off the beach in Hythe. Library picture: Gary Browne

10 May 2013

Kite and windsurfers made the most of strong winds and intermittent sunshine in Hythe Bay yesterday (Thursday).

Make a date with history

The Martello Tower at Wear Bay Road

01 May 2013

Ever fancied owning a piece of English heritage? This is your chance....

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