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Boy, 15, punched by 'threatening' attacker

A vicious robber punched three family members, including a boy of 15, as he demanded money.

Tributes left to worker killed by dustcart

A floral tribute at the scene

An investigation is continuing into the death of a man struck by a rubbish lorry in Folkestone.

Man held over public toilet 'death threats'

Police are investigating. Stock picture

A man has been arrested in Folkestone on suspicion of making death threats after public toilets in the town were closed this morning.

Two teenagers arrested after bag stolen

Kent Police sign

Two teenage boys have been arrested following the theft of a handbag from a 65-year-old woman

We confess... we had sticky fingers for Mick's doughnuts!

Christine Allcock(left) and friend Julia Pugh

Two women have confessed a sickly secret... they had a Beggar's Banquet on doughnuts stolen from the Rolling Stones half a century ago!

Unemployment figures falling in Shepway

The county's dole queues have shrunk

Figures released today show the number of claimants for job seeker allowance is reducing across Shepway

Spot the locations as gritty drama comes to our screens

A fictional riot filmed for the drama at the Silver Spring soft drinks factory in Folkestone. Picture: @Kent_999s

Forget Southcliffe, the latest gritty thriller to be filmed on our shores is to be aired tonight... and it's going international!

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The first front page of your new look Folkestone & Hythe Express

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M20 queues after Channel Tunnel delays

Delays on the M20 near Folkestone. Picture: Kent Highways

Congestion has been building on the M20 this afternoon following disruption to Channel Tunnel services.

Calls for urgent review as town's CCTV slammed

CCTV in Folkestone is hugely outdated

Councillors are calling for an urgent review into the 'shambolic' CCTV system in Folkestone

Eurostar passengers and revenues up

Eurostar supports KM Walk to School for fifth year.

The high-speed service announced positive figures for the third quarter of this year but accepts the Olympics had an effect on the growth.

Coastguard called to empty boat at Sandgate

Folkestone Coastguard after an abandoned boat was spotted in the sea off the coast of Sandgate

Folkestone Coastguard were called to investigate after an abandoned inflatable boat was spotted off the coast of Sandgate

Residents hit back as video pokes fun at town

Wish you were here...

A spoof promotional video highlighting Folkestone as the 'place of dreams' is causing a stir on the internet.

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Our great-value new paper, the Folkestone and Hythe Express is proving a big hit with readers.

Fallen branch crushes car and hits man in high winds

Emergency crews were called to Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, after this tree fell onto a car

Emergency crews were called when part of a tree snapped off in high winds and hit a pedestrian and a car this morning.

CCTV footage released of suspect in card theft investigation

CCTV footage of a suspect in Santander that police want to question

Police release CCTV footage of a woman they want to question in connection with a card theft at the Santander branch in Sandgate Road

The one-man bands filling the post-nuclear vacuum

Dungeness A power station on the day it closed on New Year's Eve 2006

A grant scheme aimed at micro-businesses is aiming to fill the void left by the decline in part of Kent's once thriving nuclear industry.

Banks bombarded by vandals

HSBC has announced job cuts

Two banks in Folkestone are targeted by vandals

Where to find coffee, beer, clothes and planes?

Manifest coffee shop in Folkestone's Creative Quarter

Four new businesses are opening on the same street this month.

Devious carer steals names of vulnerable in bid to get credit

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A fraudster who used the identities of vulnerable care home residents in an attempt to get credit has been spared jail... because she is pregnant.

Poll: Shock results in our Farage vote

UKIP leader Nigel Farage on a visit to Kent

Our poll into whether the voters of Kent would want Nigel Farage as an MP has revealed a shock result.

Teenager arrested after late night disturbance

Police were called to Folkestone last night to a report that a group of young people were fighting at the bus station

Air ambulance called to road pile-up

The patient was airlifted to hospital. Stock picture

The air ambulance was called to a three-vehicle crash in New Romney

Rower prepares to spend Christmas on the Atlantic

Marc Alderman (far left), from Sandgate, will be rowing the Atlantic along with his crewmates from Worthing, West Sussex

Folkestone rower one of five man crew rowing across the Atlantic this December.

Bogus callers sent packing

Kent County Council: highways department dealing oil spill havoc.

A woman threw out bogus callers after they failed to produce ID.

Hero soldier to be awarded Military Cross

Gurkha soldiers marching through Folkestone

A Kent-based Gurkha soldier who fought off Taliban insurgents with his ceremonial knife is among four recognised in today's military honours list.

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