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Reaction: Three and easy for Invicta

Neil Cugley hailed his squad’s powers of recovery as they came from behind to win their New Year’s Day derby at Margate.

'Homeless left in the streets to die in the cold'

Homeless people are “being left in the streets to die in the cold” as temperatures plummet, a campaign group has claimed.


Questions surround pub shooting probe

Police are yet to confirm whether they have unearthed any fresh leads five weeks after a pub landlord was found shot dead.

Hotel burglary victim's payout

A court has awarded a gran damages after she lost a lifetime of jewels when she woke to see thieves in her room.


Plea after young mother's death

A woman whose sister took her own life says people with mental health issues are being "pushed around" by the system.

Thieves with covered faces rob teenager

Robbers dressed in black with their faces covered made threats to a teenager and stole his money and coat.

Cugley not getting carried away

Folkestone are fifth in the Bostik Premier at the halfway point

Motorcyclist flown to hospital

A biker has been airlifted to hospital after suffering multiple injuries in an accident.

Man, 36, arrested over car inferno

A 36-year-old man has been arrested by police in connection with a car fire on a petrol station forecourt.

Manhunt after petrol station car blaze

A taxi driver has relived the terrifying moment petrol was poured into his cab by yobs and then set alight.

Time to rotate?

Neil Cugley admits he could have used his squad better after Folkestone’s losing streak extended to four matches.

Arson suspect arrested after petrol station blaze

A suspect has been arrested after a car became engulfed in flames on a petrol station forecourt in an alleged arson attack.

Council to ban balloons and sky lanterns

Farmers and nature experts have praised a council for proposals to ban the release of helium balloons and Chinese lanterns into the air.

Rowdy behaviour sparks pub's New Years Eve closure

An historic high street pub says it will close on New Year’s Eve following “rowdy behaviour” at previous events.

'I would have rather been mugged'

Two conmen stole thousands from a Kent woman's bank account after gaining her trust.

And the crash sweepstake winner is...

A Martello Tower owner has announced the winner of a public sweepstake for guessing the date a car would next smash through his fence.

Teenage girl hit by car

Emergency services were called after a teenage girl was knocked down by a car.

Essex boys too strong

Folkestone boss Neil Cugley can’t see anyone denying Billericay the Bostik Premier title this season.

Raiders steal kit worth £9,000 from golf club

Thieves made off with £9,000 worth of goods from a popular golf club, leaving staff feeling 'a nervous edge'.

Four-hour wait at Eurotunnel

Travellers hoping to get away to France face a four-hour wait at the Eurotunnel following emergency work.

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