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Where staff simply slide to their desks

Manager James Avery tries out the slide

Who needs stairs when you can take the slide? An office has installed an unusual way for staff to travel between floors...

'I brought my dad home a bomb'

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

A schoolboy has told how he dug up two unexploded wartime rocket heads with his new metal detector - before proudly taking them home to show his dad.

New record for Chunnel operator

Eurotunnel logo

Eurotunnel took an unprecedented number of vehicles between Folkestone and Pas-de-Calais over the festive period.

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Traffic disruption after two-car crash

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Traffic disrupted after two cars crashed this afternoon but drivers were not seriously injured

Poptastic! Book marks golden years of TV hit show

Jimi Hendrix

Tantrums, miming... and those dancers! It's 50 years since Top of the Pops hit our screens, and one Kent author is hoping for a new record.

Family's shock after boy brings home rocket heads

Bomb disposal unit

Bomb disposal experts were called in after a young boy out with a metal detector came home with some rocket heads.

Air ambulance called to aid man at home

Emergency services were called to assist a patient in Orr Close, Hawkinge. Picture @Kent_999s

The air ambulance was called to assist a man who collapsed at a house last night

Motorcyclist hurt in crash with taxi

Scene of the crash in Sandgate Road. Picture: Gary Browne

A biker in his 40s has been taken to hospital with multiple injuries after a crash with a taxi this morning.

Commission to reconsider ferry ruling

MyFerryLink's ship Berlioz

The Competition Commission says it will look again at whether Eurotunnel broke any rules when it bought cross-Channel ferries, launching MyFerryLink.

Man cleared of theft after taking own car

John Garrod was acquitted after being prosecuted for stealing his own car

A motorist prosecuted for theft after taking his own car when it had been seized by bailiffs has spoken of his relief at being acquitted.

Man charged after two police officers stabbed

Police at the scene of the stabbing in Folkestone. Picture: @Kent_999s

A man has been charged after two police officers were stabbed while executing a warrant.

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Wish you were here? Town makes world holiday destination hotlist

The Folkestone Artworks

A Kent seaside town has ranked alongside Moscow, Abu Dhabi and Brazil in a list of holiday hotspots for 2014.

Fire shock for pensioner

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

A woman had a shock when she returned to her home to find her kitchen on fire.

Benefactor awarded knighthood in Queen's honours list

Roger De Haan.

A multi-millionaire who has ploughed in cash to help transform a part of Kent has been honoured in the new year's list.

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Bikes burgled from Hythe home

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Police are hunting for thieves who snatched two bikes from a home in Hythe on Christmas Eve

Police appeal after women beat up men

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Two men suffered cuts to their faces and heads after they were set upon by around six women in Folkestone.

Folkestone theatre checks after Apollo disaster

The Leas Cliff Hall

Safety checks are being made at Folkestone's Leas Cliff Hall after the Apollo Theatre disaster in London.

Man sent down for knifepoint robbery

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A man will spend Christmas behind bars after being found guilty of armed robbery

Missing girl feared murdered after body found in grave is from Kent

Teenager Jayden Parkinson used to live in Tennyson Place in Folkestone

A girl whose body is believed to have been found in a grave two weeks after she disappeared used to live in Kent, it has emerged today.

Superfast broadband rolled out

Hackers are thought to have stolen more than £8,000 from an elderly Kent couple

A sleepy Kent village has been fired into the 21st century with the switch-on of the county’s first high-speed broadband cabinet.

Girl, nine, escapes bedroom fire

Kent Fire and Rescue Services attended. Stock image

A nine-year-old girl and her family have escaped a fire that tore through their house.

Bets are off for re-opening of racecourse

Racing at Folkestone racecourse. Will it return?

A year to the day since the final meeting at Folkestone Racecourse, the track appears no closer to re-opening from its "temporary" closure.

Man behind bars for raping girl after crimes revealed on Facebook

More homes and businesses now have access to faster internet speeds

A young man who feared being labelled a "nonce" has been locked up for raping a 12-year-old girl - after revealing on Facebook what he had done.

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