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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.

Arrest made following robbery of woman minutes after withdrawing pension

Police are cracking down on crime. Picture: Thinkstock

A boy is arrested after robberies on two women in Folkestone - including one on an elderly lady minutes after withdrawing her pension.

Cyclist killed in crash near station

Stock picture.

A man in his 50s has died after a crash involving a car earlier today.

This week's Folkestone Kentish Express

Front page of this week's Kentish Express

Find out what's been making the news in Folkestone this week.

Man denies assault that leaves man in hospital

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

An assault on a man outside a block of flats left him needing hospital treatment with serious head injuries.

Beer barrels saved from exploding

Firefighters stopped as many as 30 barrels of beer exploding when a blaze broke out in a pub car park.

Body of man, 21, found in caravan

Police were at the scene of the crash.

A young man's body has been found in a caravan on farmland in Romney Marsh.

Hundreds of games stolen in Grand Theft Auto lorry heist

Logo of new Grand Theft Auto V game

More than 200 copies of the new Grand Theft Auto V game - worth almost £8,500 - have been stolen from a lorry in a real-life grand theft.

Investigation into affray in Folkestone

A member of the public spotted this incident in Foord Road in Folkestone yesterday (Wednesday). Picture Kent999s

Police are investigating an incident after they were called to reports of fighting in Foord Road yesterday.

Folkestone woman recalls knife terror ordeal

CCTV footage from cameras at Mrs Flisher's house which police used to identify Jeremy Waller, wearing the mustard-coloured trousers. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday. Picture: Kent Police

A woman from Folkestone tells the Kentish Express about her ordeal when robbers burst into her home brandishing 10-inch knives.

Old Town given boost with £1.3m lottery funding

The Old High Street, Folkestone

The Old Town in Folkestone has been awarded £1.3m by the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore old buildings for community use.

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