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96-home estate sent back to drawing board amid flooding fears

96-home estate sent back to drawing board amid flooding fears

Plans for new homes are to be looked at again following fears over flooding and claims infrastructure is ‘pushed to the limit’ in the area.

Supermarket and drive-thrus planned for derelict site on industrial estate

Supermarket and drive-thrus planned for derelict site on industrial estate

A supermarket and two drive-thru restaurants could be built on the site of a former drinks factory demolished a decade ago.

Man arrested after ‘several’ sexual assaults reported in one night

Man arrested after ‘several’ sexual assaults reported in one night

Police are investigating after being told about multiple reports of indecent exposure and sexual assault cases in a town centre.

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Mum 'forgives' hit-and-run driver who left son, 7, dead in road

Mum 'forgives' hit-and-run driver who left son, 7, dead in road

The mother of a seven-year-old boy killed in a hit-and-run crash says she forgives the driver who knocked down her son before fleeing.

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More train carriages planned for town's harbour arm

More train carriages planned for town's harbour arm

Plans to replace a landmark blue bus which served as a Greek restaurant with train carriages and outdoor seating have been revealed.

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Rivals can spur us on, says keeper Henly

Rivals can spur us on, says keeper Henly

New Folkestone man Jonny Henly is hoping being part of a highly-competitive division will help bring out the best in the team.

Heavy traffic after bus crash on major route near pub

Heavy traffic after bus crash on major route near pub

A crash involving a bus and a car is causing heavy traffic on a main road on the Kent coast.

Emergency services at scene of bus crash

Emergency services at scene of bus crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash involving a Stagecoach bus.

Man charged after police kicked and spat at

Man charged after police kicked and spat at

A man has been charged with assaulting four officers after police were called to a separate incident.

New pictures of harbour arm’s biggest ever venue

New pictures of harbour arm’s biggest ever venue

A bar with a capacity of 100 people has become the largest venue at a popular seaside attraction.

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‘A parking permit for the high street? It’s ridiculous!’

‘A parking permit for the high street? It’s ridiculous!’

Traders have declared victory as a council is set to scrap “ridiculous” proposals for new high street parking restrictions after a huge backlash.

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‘Council is prioritising potholes over our children’

‘Council is prioritising potholes over our children’

Council bosses have been accused of prioritising holes in the road over children amid fears about a youth club’s future.

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Couple who transformed ‘horrendous’ hotel and bar selling up for £1.3m

Couple who transformed ‘horrendous’ hotel and bar selling up for £1.3m

A couple who transformed a grotty hotel and bar into a five-star bed and breakfast worth £1.3 million say the time has come to sell up.

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'I thought I was going to die - now I've opened a smoothie bar'

'I thought I was going to die - now I've opened a smoothie bar'

A tattoo artist has opened a smoothie bar offering healthy beverages after a brutal battle with Covid left him struggling to eat solids.

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Nursery boss brands Ofsted ‘a shambles’ after lowest rating possible

Nursery boss brands Ofsted ‘a shambles’ after lowest rating possible

A disgusted nursery boss has branded Ofsted “a shambles” after receiving the lowest rating possible in every area.

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Family ‘forever grateful’ to those who helped search for Leah

Family ‘forever grateful’ to those who helped search for Leah

The family of Leah Daley have issued a statement thanking all who joined the search for the 24-year-old after she went missing.

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Outpouring of grief as mourners lay flowers for Leah

Outpouring of grief as mourners lay flowers for Leah

Mourners are continuing to lay flowers and light candles in tribute to a young woman after a body was found yesterday.

Connolly’s winning start

Connolly’s winning start

South Kent Harriers runner Margaret Connolly was on England Masters duty at the Birmingham 10k race - and it proved a winning weekend.

Hundreds gather at candlelit vigil to remember Leah, 24

Hundreds gather at candlelit vigil to remember Leah, 24

Hundreds of mourners have gathered at a candlelit vigil to pay tribute to a 24-year-old woman after a body was found today.

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Residents left ‘imprisoned in homes’ as Stagecoach cuts five bus services

Residents left ‘imprisoned in homes’ as Stagecoach cuts five bus services

Campaigners say they have been left “imprisoned” in their homes after five bus services were scrapped in a town.

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