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Chop to the beat to banish food waste

Chop to the beat to banish food waste

Food waste campaigners are bringing the Disco Soup movement to town to bring the community together for a communal meal.

Gun and knife found after late-night disturbance

Gun and knife found after late-night disturbance

A suspect has arrested after allegedly making threats to kill and trying to rob someone in a town centre.

Fines and suspended prison sentence for fly-tippers

Fines and suspended prison sentence for fly-tippers

A council says it is determined to keep the streets clean and bring fly-tippers to justice.

Coastal town could be 'crushed from all sides'

Coastal town could be 'crushed from all sides'

Two campaigns are uniting in protest at coastal developments as part of a countywide 'day of action' against loss of green spaces.

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Cugs: My players should show more belief

Cugs: My players should show more belief

Manager Neil Cugley thinks Folkestone’s players should have more belief in themselves.

Tributes to Kent schoolboy who became a voice of football

Tributes to Kent schoolboy who became a voice of football

Match of the Day host Gary Lineker was among the many figures in the worlds of sport and journalism who paid tribute to a 'wonderful broadcaster'.

Thieves target homes and shipping containers

Thieves target homes and shipping containers

A handbag, laptop and tools are among the items reported stolen after two properties and two shipping containers were also broken into.

Knife amnesty bins placed in town

Knife amnesty bins placed in town

Two bins encouraging people to dispose of knives have been installed in a town as part of a national crackdown on knife crime.

Huge cocaine haul worth £33m found in batch of onion rings

Huge cocaine haul worth £33m found in batch of onion rings

A huge stash of cocaine worth £33 million - hidden under the guise of onion rings - has been uncovered by Border Force officers.

FA Trophy report: Invicta win Kent derby

FA Trophy report: Invicta win Kent derby

Folkestone progressed to the FA Trophy second round as they edged an entertaining Kent derby against Faversham on Saturday.

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Services of remembrance to honour the fallen

Services of remembrance to honour the fallen

Annual events to remember those who gave their lives in war will be held across our towns and villages this week.

Van's faulty light led to cannabis find

Van's faulty light led to cannabis find

Officers ended up discovering a mass cannabis storage site after the routine stopping of a van several miles away.

No moping allowed at Folkestone

No moping allowed at Folkestone

Boss Neil Cugley wants Folkestone Invicta to bounce back quickly after they were thrashed at Carshalton.

Suspected burglar arrested after bank cards recovered from drain

Suspected burglar arrested after bank cards recovered from drain

A man is suspected of stealing a purse from a home where gardening work was being carried out.

Suspect arrested by armed police charged with rape and firearm possession

Suspect arrested by armed police charged with rape and firearm possession

A suspected rapist who was captured by armed police on a busy town centre street has appeared in court.

Artisan Christmas market to launch in town centre

Artisan Christmas market to launch in town centre

A festive programme of events which includes a new artisan market and musical performances has been revealed.

Armed police swoop on town centre

Armed police swoop on town centre

Eyewitnesses describe hearing 'screaming and shouting' as police brandishing weapons make an arrest in a busy town centre street.

Club staff and police officers attacked on Halloween

Club staff and police officers attacked on Halloween

An appeal has been launched after police officers were punched, kicked and headbutted on Halloween, while staff at a nightclub were also assaulted.

Historic lift to be given new lease of life

Historic lift to be given new lease of life

A much-loved but broken cliff-side lift has been awarded a grant of £344,828 to help preserve it for the future.

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Man killed girl, 3, in 'fit of temper'

Man killed girl, 3, in 'fit of temper'

A man has been convicted of killing a toddler after she refused to eat lunch.

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