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Man becomes cannabis farmer to pay off wedding debts

Henri Canning has been jailed for cultivating cannabis

A newly-married man who ran a secret cannabis factory in a bid to raise up to £15,000 to pay off his wedding day bills has been jailed.

Imagine that! Yoko Ono joins art festival

Peace activist Yoko Ono is coming to Folkestone

Artist Yoko Ono - the widow of Beatle John Lennon - is to take part in a Kent festival, it has been announced today.

Man to stand trial accused of murdering dad of two

Tim Clayton died in hospital after being found beaten in a car park

A 54-year-old man faces a trial accused of murdering a man found unconscious from head injuries in a car park.

Fire grips garage

Kent Fire and Rescue Services attended. Stock image

Fire seized hold of a garage in Folkestone

Fire destroys boating hut

Fire crews were called to the scene. Stock image.

A blaze has gripped a quarry lake boating hut

Paraglider survives 300ft plunge

Medway Coastguard. Library image.

A paraglider walked away unhurt after plunging 300ft into the sea.

Stranglers car explodes on way to gig

The Stranglers posted this picture on Twitter after breaking down on the way to Folkestone

Punk rockers The Stranglers have had an explosive start to their gig in Kent tonight - after their car exploded en route.

Police release two efits in connection with distraction burglaries

Kent Police have released this efit in connection with a series of distraction burglaries

Kent Police have released two efits in connection with distraction burglaries in the Hythe and Lympne area

Murder squad detectives hunting man over fatal stabbing

Murder squad detectives want to speak to Timothy Keith Avril

Detectives have today released a picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old found stabbed.

Fury at £40k being spent on civic centre car park

Former Folkestone mayor Janet Andrews

Former Folkestone mayor hits out at Shepway District Council for spending £40,000 resurfacing Civic Centre car park before others needing maintenance

Bungling burglar feeds clues to police

Daniel Rolfe - left clues at each of four burglaries.

A hopeless burglar left at least one clue for police in each of four break-ins.

Schoolboy's explosive discovery... again!

Kane Byrne, 12, with friend Alex Taylor who was with him when the first explosives were found

An adventurous boy has discovered a wartime shell on only the second time he has used his metal detector - just weeks after finding rocket heads.

Red Arrows return to Folkestone

Flying aces the RAF Red Arrows are due at the Folkestone Airshow.

Thieves steal jewellery in early-hours raid

Stock picture.

Police are investigating a burglary at a town centre jeweller's early this morning.

What’s in this week’s Folkestone & Hythe Express?

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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s been making the news in Folkestone & Hythe this week. The Folkestone and Hythe Express is out tomorrow - just 65p

Probe into police response to teen's disappearance before body found

Teenager Jayden Parkinson used to live in Tennyson Place in Folkestone

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating the response by officers to the disappearance of a teenager later found dead.

Three injured in four car crash

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Three people were injured and received medical treatment in a multiple car crash this morning

Child finds unexploded bomb in field

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Police were called to a playing field after a child using a metal detector came across an unexploded shell.

Question mark hangs over man's ditch death

Church Lane, where Mr Cox's body was found in a ditch

The death of a man found face down in a water-filled ditch will remain a mystery, an inquest's heard.

Woman flees house after blaze starts in kitchen

Fire crews are at the scene. Stock pic

Fire crews attended a house fire in Hawkinge last night after a dishwasher caught alight.

Police appeal for missing London man

Police are searching for missing Walthamstow man believed to be in the Hythe area

Police are appealing for help to find a missing London man believed to be in the Hythe area

Drive to cut county truck stops

Queuing lorries on the M20 during Operation Stack

County transport bosses are examining options for three lorry parks in Kent to cut the number of HGVs illegally parked on roads overnight.

Three hurt in car crash

Police were at the scene of the crash.

Three people were hurt, two taken to hospital, in a car crash in Folkestone

Woman cut free after crash

Fire crews are at the scene. Stock pic

A woman has been cut free from the wreckage of her car this morning after a crash

Woman bailed in murder investigation after teen's body found in grave

Teenager Jayden Parkinson used to live in Tennyson Place in Folkestone

A woman arrested on suspicion of perverting justice after a teenager's body was found in a grave has been released on bail by murder squad detectives.

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