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Long-standing Chinese restaurant closes permanently due to Covid-19 struggles

Long-standing Chinese restaurant closes permanently due to Covid-19 struggles

A restaurant, which opened 49 years ago, will close forever after the owners said the pandemic placed 'mental and financial' strains on the business.

Fire in hotel was on the 13th floor

Fire in hotel was on the 13th floor

Ten fire engines were called to a hotel after a blaze was sparked in its boiler room.

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10 fire engines called as hotel evacuated

10 fire engines called as hotel evacuated

Emergency services have cordoned off a landmark hotel as fire crews deal with an 'incident' at the site.

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Outcry as driver rams baby seagulls

Outcry as driver rams baby seagulls

A video of two baby seagulls being run over by an Audi has caused an outcry on social media. Warning: graphic video.

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Life-saver completes sea-swim challenge

Life-saver completes sea-swim challenge

A woman who has completed a year-long challenge to sea swim every day has revealed how she also saved someone from drowning.

'It's the pub, Jim, but not as we know it'

'It's the pub, Jim, but not as we know it'

Always willing to take on a challenge, here's what one of our reporters thought of a trip to the pub.

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Road blocked after five car smash

Road blocked after five car smash

Emergency services rushed to the scene of a crash this afternoon, after five cars collided.

Wesley Shrubsole angling: All manner of species at Kent venue

Wesley Shrubsole angling: All manner of species at Kent venue

It is good news for sea anglers that they can fish again at Samphire Hoe.

Actress to brave the cold for 4.6 mile sea swim challenge

Actress to brave the cold for 4.6 mile sea swim challenge

TV and film actress Jessica Hynes is preparing to swim 4.6 miles along the Kent coast to raise money for two charities.

Friends take on 100-mile challenge

Friends take on 100-mile challenge

Ride London events may have been cancelled but that didn’t stop an athlete from the South Kent Harriers and her friend.

Offender on licence jailed for assault

Offender on licence jailed for assault

A man knocked another out while drinking with friends on a seafront.

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Adorable three-year-old loves bin lorries

Adorable three-year-old loves bin lorries

The story of a young boy's love of bin lorries has spread on social media.

Invicta hoping for exciting additions

Invicta hoping for exciting additions

Folkestone manager Neil Cugley isn't looking to make a host of changes but is looking to add some 'exciting players' to their ranks soon.

Man 'threatened with knife' during group face-off

Man 'threatened with knife' during group face-off

A man has been arrested following reports a man was threatened with a knife.

Eurotunnel has record number of bookings

Eurotunnel has record number of bookings

Online bookings this weekend for the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle have been busier than ever before as the easing of travel restrictions continues.

Impressive running among elite field

Impressive running among elite field

Tom Millard was the standout performer for Folkestone RC during the British Masters Athletic Federation’s 5K virtual relay champs last week.

Suspected dealers arrested after drugs raid

Suspected dealers arrested after drugs raid

Two men are due in court after being arrested during a police drugs raid.

'I got banned from Glasto after row with Michael Eavis'

'I got banned from Glasto after row with Michael Eavis'

A musician living in Kent recalls the outburst that got him banned from Glastonbury, as the festival reaches its landmark 50th anniversary.

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Security firm hired after cars trapped in beach car park

Security firm hired after cars trapped in beach car park

A security firm has been hired to manage a car park where visitors overstayed their welcome and had their vehicles locked in.

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Long-serving Invicta defender leaves the club

Long-serving Invicta defender leaves the club

Manager Neil Cugley says Nat Blanks will be missed after the defender opts for a club closer to home.

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