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Women tell court of PC's 'sex advances'

PC Stephen Hughes, when he was a PCSO

Four women have told a court how a policeman investigating crimes phoned and texted them asking for sex.

Arrests over alleged drug burglary

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A getaway vehicle rolled onto its roof following an alleged £30,000 cannabis burglary.

PC accused of misconduct after 'contacting women for sex'

PC Stephen Hughes, when he was a PCSO

A married policeman used the force computer to approach several women for sex, a court heard.

Motorists warned after spate of car thefts

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Police are warning motorists after a spate of thefts from cars across Folkestone

Drugs bust discovers stash and equipment

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Police seized a number of cannabis plants and equipment at a property in Folkestone

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Kentish ingredients for new restaurant

Local produce will be served at the Hythe Imperial Hotel and Spa

A coastal hotel has formed a partnership with local producers for its new eating destination.

Girl's ordeal at being 'grabbed by man who carried her down street'

A teenage girl says she was grabbed by a girl in Swann Way in Hawkinge. Picture: Google Street View

A teenage girl has told police she was grabbed around the waist by a man who picked her up and carried her down the street in a terrifying ordeal.

Phone user could hold vital clues to fatal car park attack

Police at the scene behind Europa House where Tim Clayton was found. Picture: @Kent_999s

Police are hoping to piece together the final hours of a man beaten to death as he slept in a car park.

Saga to float on stock market

Saga has confirmed it will float on the stock exchange

Bosses at the over-50s holiday company confirmed it will be taken onto the stock exchange within the next two years.

Schoolboy punched in street attack

Police were at the scene of the crash.

A 14-year-old boy was punched in an unprovoked street attack in Folkestone

Bringing the horrors of Kent's Great War into the 21st Century

A picture collected by the heritage group to be used on the website

A group is hoping families across Kent can help piece together the vital part the county played in the First World War.

Fire tears through house loft

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A family fled after a fire ripped through the loft of a house in Folkestone.

Pair sought after supermarket aisle attack

Police have released efits of two men after a supermarket shopper was repeatedly punched in the head for 'queue jumping'.

Is this the end of line for harbour station?

An artist's impression of the Remembrance Line Association's plans for Folkestone Harbour

Network Rail this week announced plans to close the Folkestone harbour branch but campaigners say it "makes no difference" to their aspirations.

Boy, eight, excluded after taking knife to school in row with pupil

Christ Church Primary Academy in Folkestone

An eight-year-old boy has been excluded after taking a knife into his primary school following a row with another child.

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Fire smoke-logs house

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A kitchen fire in Folkestone destroyed the cooker and spread smoke to the rest of the house.

Police step up school patrols amid stranger danger alert

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Police are urging parents to be extra vigilant after a man acted suspiciously on two occasions near young children.

Man in dock over father-of-two's murder

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

A man has been remanded in custody today after appearing at crown court charged with murdering a father-of-two found unconscious in car park.

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Thieves swipe Virgin Mary statue from church on Remembrance Sunday

The statue of the Virgin Mary in its remembrance grotto

Heartless thieves have stolen a statue of the Virgin Mary from a church as worshippers paid their respects to war heroes.

Man dies after being hit by car

Emergency services in Page Road, Hawkinge

A man has died in hospital after being knocked down by a car when he is believed to have been crossing the road.

Family 'overwhelmed' at support after dad dies in car park attack

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

A family have paid a touching tribute to 'always smiling' dad Tim Clayton, as a man appears in court accused of his murder.

Four arrested after fight

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Police have arrested four men on suspicion of assault after reports of a town centre fight between a group this afternoon.

Man seriously hurt in accident

There has been a crash on the busy road

A pedestrian has been left with serious head injuries after being hit by a car at a junction.

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