Home   Folkestone   Archive

Folkestone news

Calls to axe 'racist' Zulu film from cinema

Calls to axe 'racist' Zulu film from cinema

Campaigners are calling for a charity showing of epic war film Zulu to be axed over claims it contains “racist overtones.”

215

Dj jailed after attempting to smuggle migrants

Dj jailed after attempting to smuggle migrants

A DJ who attempted to smuggle nine illegal migrants through the Channel Tunnel has been locked up.

14

Band discovers family link to Michelle Keegan

Band discovers family link to Michelle Keegan

A family band have discovered they may be related to actress Michelle Keegan after watching TV show Who Do You Think You Are?

19

Travellers set up camp

Travellers set up camp

Council officials are dealing with the arrival of caravans on open ground.

Three arrested in drugs swoop

Three arrested in drugs swoop

Two men and a woman were detained after wraps of suspected crack cocaine and heroin were found.

Hunt for Marvo the magician

Hunt for Marvo the magician

A box of magic tricks dating back to the 1930s has revealed details of a popular magician's life.

1

Primary school class creates petition against plastic for PM

Primary school class creates petition against plastic for PM

Year Six pupils at a Kent primary school are urging others to sign their petition for the Prime Minister to act on plastic waste sooner.

Suspect accused of 13 burglaries

Suspect accused of 13 burglaries

A man has been charged following a string of alleged break-ins across east Kent.

Stricter license rules 'final nail in town's coffin'

Stricter license rules 'final nail in town's coffin'

Stricter night-time license rules could be the “final nail in Kent town's coffin,” a doctor has claimed.

3

Sex offender found after air ambulance called to hotel

Sex offender found after air ambulance called to hotel

A man guilty of 29 child sex abuse offences was found holed up in a hotel 270 miles from home.

Policeman's ankle broken in 'assault'

Policeman's ankle broken in 'assault'

An officer was rushed to hospital after he was reportedly assaulted while out on a response call.

Garden town bosses hit back at green space doubts

Garden town bosses hit back at green space doubts

A controversial project to build 10,000 homes will have the green space promised, say officials.

11

Gorilla born at wildlife park

Gorilla born at wildlife park

There's excitement at an animal reserve as it welcomes its latest addition of an endangered species.

Air show details revealed

Air show details revealed

The world famous Red Arrows are returning to a town for the first time in four years.

3

Dog falls off cliff

Dog falls off cliff

A dog that fell down a cliff escaped uninjured thanks to a nine hour coastguard response.

1

Attempted murder suspect court date announced

Attempted murder suspect court date announced

A court date has been set for a man charged with attempted murder after a stabbing during an alleged burglary.

Couple caught in night-time robbery

Couple caught in night-time robbery

A couple reportedly found themselves caught in a night-time street robbery at the weekend, sparking a police appeal.

Man charged after stabbing during alleged burglary

Man charged after stabbing during alleged burglary

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing during an alleged burglary.

Bike-hire scheme comes to coast

Bike-hire scheme comes to coast

A cycle-hire scheme mirroring the Boris Bikes initiative in London is launching in Kent as part of a three-month pilot.

5

Outdoor cinema graces coastline

Outdoor cinema graces coastline

An outdoor cinema showcasing the world cup and international films will grace the Kent coast this weekend.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More