Home   Folkestone   Archive

Folkestone news

Hero highways worker performs life-saving CPR

Hero highways worker performs life-saving CPR

A highways worker has been commended for his quick-thinking and life-saving skills, after helping a man with a head injury after he fell over.

3

Photography project captures people living in lockdown

Photography project captures people living in lockdown

A photographer is capturing people living in lockdown in Kent by taking pictures through their doors and windows.

Kent MP accuses Trump of trying to 'discredit' WHO

Kent MP accuses Trump of trying to 'discredit' WHO

A Kent MP has blasted Donald Trump's decision to cut funding to the World Health Organisation and accused him of trying to 'discredit' the agency.

52

Fines issued as more people flout lockdown rules

Fines issued as more people flout lockdown rules

Fines and warnings have been issued to people breaking lockdown guidelines, including kite surfers, paddle boarders and a couple enjoying a beach BBQ.

15

Spitfire pilot added to Churchill's famous ‘Few'

Spitfire pilot added to Churchill's famous ‘Few'

A novice pilot has been added to the list of Churchill’s famous ‘Few' after it was discovered he fought in the Battle of Britain.

Bonfire sparks hay bale fire

Bonfire sparks hay bale fire

Firefighters have issued a warning after hay bales caught fire believed to have been started by a nearby bonfire.

4

Friends reunited after more than 50 years

Friends reunited after more than 50 years

A Spanish man recovering from coronavirus has spoken with a former Kent woman after his daughter appealed for the public's help.

Warnings issued to more than 100 rule-breakers

Warnings issued to more than 100 rule-breakers

A council has revealed it issued more than 100 warning letters to people flouting government lockdown advice, and is now urging people to stay away.

1

More than 400 homes without power

More than 400 homes without power

Engineers were sent to fix a faulty cable, which resulted in more than 400 homes losing power.

Plans to hold virtual Memorial Day

Plans to hold virtual Memorial Day

Plans are being drawn up to commemorate Battle of Britain Memorial Day virtually due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

'London day tripper' injured on seaside hike

'London day tripper' injured on seaside hike

A hiker believed to have taken a day trip from the capital required RNLI assistance today.

1

Teen charged in County Lines drugs bust

Teen charged in County Lines drugs bust

Drugs and a knife were seized when police raided a home in a seaside town and arrested four people.

Spate of phone box thefts

Spate of phone box thefts

Thieves have targeted a series of phone boxes across a town.

Sunlight through binoculars causes flat fire

Sunlight through binoculars causes flat fire

Crews tackled a blaze which is believed to have started after sunlight shining through a pair of binoculars set fire to curtains.

1

'Floating ship' appears in the sky

'Floating ship' appears in the sky

A photograph has captured the moment the sky and sea blended into one, resulting in a ship looking like it is floating in the air.

9

Friends reunited as covid patient's dream comes true

Friends reunited as covid patient's dream comes true

An elderly Spanish man battling coronavirus has been put back in touch with a long lost friend thanks to the kindness of several strangers.

Family travels 122 miles on beach trip

Family travels 122 miles on beach trip

A family has been criticised for taking a 122-mile round trip to the beach - as many others followed social distancing guidelines.

76

'It restores your faith in human nature'

'It restores your faith in human nature'

A couple, who are isolating for 12 weeks, were over the moon after being treated to a surprise meal to mark their 44th wedding anniversary.

Drugs and cash seized

Drugs and cash seized

A man has been charged in connection with drug dealing after police discovered drugs and £9,000 in cash during a raid.

Councils shutting memorial grounds

Councils shutting memorial grounds

Councils across Kent are closing the grounds of their cemeteries and crematoriums to stop the spread of coronavirus.

4
Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More