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Pop-up restaurant causing a stir

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


Rescue crews called after man falls from pier

Folkestone Harbour Arm. Picture: Gary Browne

Emergency crews, including ambulances and police, were called to a pier amid reports a person had fallen into the sea.

More patients face losing their GP surgery

Stock picture of GP in a surgery with patient

A surgery with 2,732 patients on its books could face closure, leaving patients having to potentially travel five miles for healthcare.


Hotel owner attacked in alcohol theft

Michael Stainer has owned the Grand Hotel for 40 years

“Dangerous” hooligans smashed into an elderly hotelier’s home and attacked him, causing numerous fractures to the face and fleeing with alcohol.


Search for driver who crashed into parked vehicles

Police have charged three men.

A motorist crashed a car into two other vehicles and ran from the scene before emergency services arrived.


'Find Stack alternative or risk disruption'

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

An alternative to Operation Stack is "desperately needed" as the UK inches closer to Brexit, KCC has warned the government.


Car flips after hitting traffic island

Police at the scene. Picture: Folkestone World Naked Bike Ride

A woman was treated by ambulance crews after her car flipped onto its roof during a crash.


Pub death detectives identify man in CCTV

Joe Daniels

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of a landlord say they have identified a man they wanted to speak to in connection with the shooting.

Pub death appeal for tattooed man

Joe Daniels

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of a pub landlord have released an image of a man they want to speak to.

Police searching for suspected fraudster

Police are looking for Saskia Hicks. Credit: Kent Police

Police are looking for this woman in connection with fraud offences.

Drunk joyrider jailed

Ian Jackson

A drunk joyrider who nearly mowed down police in a bid to flee - later to be found asleep next to the stolen car - has been jailed.


Defiant Ukip leader vows to remain

Ukip leader Henry Bolton

Ukip leader Henry Bolton has confirmed he will NOT be resigning, despite growing calls for him to step down.


Ukip deputy leader resigns in Bolton protest

Henry Bolton

The deputy leader of Ukip has resigned in protest over Henry Bolton's refusal to step down as leader.


Woman injured in crash near Eurotunnel

The ambulance service attended the scene

A woman is receiving hospital care after a collision near the entrance to the Channel Tunnel.

Man arrested after indecent exposure claims

Police are at the scene. Stock image

A 53-year-old has been quizzed by police following reports of a "serial flasher" targeting people from a car.

Aide quits party after Bolton revelations

Ukip leader Henry Bolton with Jo Marney

Ukip leader Henry Bolton's woes continue, as a close ally and former aide quit the party amid revelations of his behaviour.


Harbour station project on track

Renovation work at Folkestone Harbour Station

Developers say a £74 million renovation of a former railway station is due to arrive on time in the spring.


Council votes to change its name

Councillors at the meeting

A council is to change its name for the first time in four decades - at a cost of around £10,000.


Woman 'raped and murdered by uncle'

The Old Bailey in London

A man accused of kidnapping and raping his niece before padlocking her in a deep freeze was found in a Kent hotel with the keys, a court heard.

Man denies killing grandfather at harbour

Police at the harbour

A man will stand trial after pleading not guilty to the manslaughter of a grandfather found dead at a harbour.

Police hunt serial flasher

The accident happened last night. Stock image

A hat-wearing flasher who exposed himself in five separate incidents over a matter of days is being hunted by police.

Official begs party leader to quit

Ukip leader Henry Bolton with Jo Marney

Ukip's leader should step down to avoid harming the party’s prospects in council elections in May, says a leading figure.


Ukip leader dumps girlfriend amid racism row

Ukip leader Henry Bolton with Jo Marney

Ukip leader Henry Bolton has ended his relationship with his girlfriend after she sent allegedly racist tweets about Meghan Markle.


Smoke fills street after car fire

Stock pic

Firefighters are at the scene of a car fire that has sent thick plumes of smoke around a residential street.

Bolton girlfriend suspended for 'racist remarks'

Ukip leader Henry Bolton with Jo Marney

The girlfriend of UKIP leader Henry Bolton has been suspended from the party for "shocking" remarks about Meghan Markle.


Road blocked due to collision

Stock image.

A busy road has been partially blocked after a collision.

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