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Kentish Express - Trusted by you since 1855

The first issue of the Kentish Express's forerunner, the Ashford and Alfred News, appeared on July 14, 1855 - a fortnight after the Daily Telegraph made its debut. Ashford's own newspaper had eight pages and was Kent’s first penny paper.

We value our readers and customers for their loyalty and support and try to meet their expectations by bringing the best quality newspapers in the marketplace week-in, week-out.

We believe in giving local people a voice and try to reflect on every aspect of life in the area. Our editorial staff operate independently and we aim to ensure that everything we do is balanced, neutral and representative. We pride ourselves on making sure that everything we do is checked, verified and true.

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The Team

Senior editor
Joe Walker

Head of news
Phil Hayes

Sports editor
Matthew Panting

What's On editor
Digby Kennard

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