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Onlookers lifted car off girl, 6, after crash

Onlookers lifted car off girl, 6, after crash

A grandfather who mowed down a family on a zebra crossing, dragging a six-year-old girl down the road, has avoided jail.

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Third member of Snapchat burglary gang jailed

Third member of Snapchat burglary gang jailed

A court has heard how a gang member took part in a burglary crime spree and robbed a taxi driver while wielding a samurai sword.

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Departing head thanked for 'hard work and dedication'

Departing head thanked for 'hard work and dedication'

A primary school principal has been praised by his bosses as he steps down from his post to focus on family life.

Activists want council to 'see sense' over seafront development

Activists want council to 'see sense' over seafront development

Two protests were held over plans to develop along the coast, including one scheme which will see 150 houses and a swimming pool built.

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Town's 'vital' sprucer project saved

Town's 'vital' sprucer project saved

The future of two vital community projects has been secured after a new team stepped up to run them.

'Beyond our wildest dreams!' Folkestone boss on their tremendous start

'Beyond our wildest dreams!' Folkestone boss on their tremendous start

Folkestone’s long-serving manager Neil Cugley can’t recall his team making a better start to a campaign.

Metal detectors taken in burglary

Metal detectors taken in burglary

Metal detectors and watches were among the items taken in an afternoon burglary.

Driver passes unmarked police car at 125mph

Driver passes unmarked police car at 125mph

A reckless driver was pulled over after passing an unmarked police car at 125mph.

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Santa to return for traditional charity collection

Santa to return for traditional charity collection

Find out when Father Christmas will be riding his sleigh down your street with his Rotary Club helpers.

Mourners hold vigil for 27 drowned in Channel tragedy

Mourners hold vigil for 27 drowned in Channel tragedy

People in a seaside town have staged a vigil to remember those who were drowned when a small boat capsized in the Channel last week.

'No one should have to spend Christmas alone'

'No one should have to spend Christmas alone'

Money has been raised so that volunteers can stage a Christmas party for young care leavers who may have otherwise spent the big day alone.

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Hawkinge in the running for national gong

Hawkinge in the running for national gong

A running club is up for a national award.

Border Force officer charged with supplying ecstasy

Border Force officer charged with supplying ecstasy

A Border Force officer arrested by anti-corruption police has appeared in court charged with supplying and offering to supply class A drugs.

Fish tank coke smugglers jailed

Fish tank coke smugglers jailed

Cocaine dealers who were recorded saying they were "gonna hit the jackpot" have been jailed for a combined 40 years.

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French fishermen block ports in post-Brexit protest

French fishermen block ports in post-Brexit protest

French fishermen have blocked French ports and ferry traffic in protests over post-Brexit fishing licences.

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Alcohol stolen from supermarket

Alcohol stolen from supermarket

Police are hoping three men may have more information after alcohol was stolen from a supermarket.

'It's a muggers haven at the moment, with no lights on'

'It's a muggers haven at the moment, with no lights on'

A woman fears crime will rise in a town centre park after the street lights stopped working two weeks ago.

Cugs considers bringing in more firepower

Cugs considers bringing in more firepower

Neil Cugley fears Folkestone may struggle to compete with those at the top-end of the Isthmian Premier if he doesn’t add more firepower to his squad.

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Arrests after drugs and £100,000 cash are seized

Arrests after drugs and £100,000 cash are seized

Two suspected drug dealers have been arrested after officers seized class A drugs and £100,000 cash from two homes.

Kirsty's making the most of her sea swimming passion

Kirsty's making the most of her sea swimming passion

A Kent sea swimmer who is on course to complete a 1,000-day challenge is now making a living out of her passion.

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