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People smuggling HGVs stopped

People smuggling HGVs stopped

Three lorries known to have illegally smuggled people into the UK have been stopped by police at the border.

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School to expand ready for garden town

School to expand ready for garden town

A grammar school could take on more pupils when a 10,000 home development is built.

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Tories form alliance with Ukip and Independents

Tories form alliance with Ukip and Independents

Conservatives at a Kent council have formed an alliance with Ukip and Independent councillors, following last week's shock election.

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Two arrests after large cannabis find

Two arrests after large cannabis find

Two men have been arrested after almost 100 cannabis plants were discovered at a home in a small village.

Decision time for Cugley

Decision time for Cugley

Budget talks have made up Neil Cugley's mind about his future as Folkestone manager.

Josh Kennedy: From amateur to professional

Josh Kennedy: From amateur to professional

Folkestone boxer Josh Kennedy opens up on decision to leave long-term coach.

Perfect day for beach art

Perfect day for beach art

Three artists spent their morning creating new artwork on a Kent beach.

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Labour take control of town council

Labour take control of town council

The Labour Party has taken control of a town council in part of Kent following last week's shock election.

Alan Titchmarsh spotted filming in Kent

Alan Titchmarsh spotted filming in Kent

TV presenter Alan Titchmarsh has been seen filming in the county today.

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25 years of the Channel Tunnel

25 years of the Channel Tunnel

Today marks a quarter of a century since the tunnel linking Kent and France opened.

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'We'll keep the films rolling'

'We'll keep the films rolling'

The manager of a small cinema is confident it will carry on despite plans for a big rival.

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Fire engines rush to save seagull from rooftop

Fire engines rush to save seagull from rooftop

A helpless bird who got stuck on a rooftop spike has been brought down to safety by firefighters.

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Tories seek alliance to keep council control after bad night

Tories seek alliance to keep council control after bad night

The Conservatives are hoping to form a party alliance to run a council after a disastrous result in the local elections.

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Live: Folkestone & Hythe council election results

Live: Folkestone & Hythe council election results

Follow our live blog and click on the interactive map to find out who has been elected in the district.

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Seven more migrants found

Seven more migrants found

Border Force staff have come across men on the coast calling themselves Iranian.

Petition against cinema plans for doomed Debenhams

Petition against cinema plans for doomed Debenhams

Almost 1000 people have signed a petition opposing drastic renovation proposals for a doomed Debenhams store.

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'He blessed this earth with his kindness, comedy & love'

'He blessed this earth with his kindness, comedy & love'

A family has paid tribute to a 'kind loving soul' after he died when his car crashed into a static lorry.

Dear Zoo show cancelled after tour bus stolen

Dear Zoo show cancelled after tour bus stolen

Thousands of nursery school children have been left disappointed after thieves stole a production company's tour truck, forcing shows to be cancelled.

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Driver died after colliding with stationary lorry

Driver died after colliding with stationary lorry

A man died after his van hit a stationary lorry queuing on the M20, an inquest heard.

Reaction: 'It's a tough league'

Reaction: 'It's a tough league'

Folkestone boss Neil Cugley reflects on the standard in the Bostik Premier after missing out on the play-offs.

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