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Roads blocked as pedestrian hit by car

Roads blocked as pedestrian hit by car

A cordon remains in place and roads closed off after a pedestrian was struck by a car this afternoon.

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Jail for town's serial thief

Jail for town's serial thief

A prolific shoplifter and thief, who also threatened a woman, has been removed from the streets after pleading guilty to his crimes.

Number of rough sleepers in decline

Number of rough sleepers in decline

The boss of a charity has disputed a council's claims that the number of people sleeping on the streets has fallen in the last year.

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Strikers need to sharpen up

Strikers need to sharpen up

Folkestone Invicta boss Neil Cugley admits his strikers have gone off the boil a little bit after being so impressive earlier in the season.

Fox on the rocks: Urban foxes spotted in harbour

Fox on the rocks: Urban foxes spotted in harbour

A quick-thinking photographer grabbed pictures of an unusual sighting of two urban foxes sunning themselves in a harbour.

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Massive fire 'started accidentally'

Massive fire 'started accidentally'

A family will be lucky to be back in their home by Christmas after a blaze tore through three houses.

Mass opposition to housing scheme

Mass opposition to housing scheme

A total 120 objections have been submitted to plans to build 34 houses in a village: planning councillor will vote next week.

Cops seize cash hidden in toys

Cops seize cash hidden in toys

More than £23,000 has been confiscated by police after it was found hidden among children’s toys at the Channel Tunnel.

Man arrested by father and son police duo

Man arrested by father and son police duo

Father and son police officers arrested a man after going out on patrol together.

Relishing being top

Relishing being top

Player-coach Micheal Everitt hopes Folkestone Invicta’s players are beginning to embrace the challenge of being Isthmian Premier pacesetters.

Academy defends Saturday detention decision

Academy defends Saturday detention decision

A school that was criticised after revealing Saturday detention plans has defended its actions.

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Parents slam school's detention plans

Parents slam school's detention plans

Parents at a Kent academy have expressed outrage at a headmaster's decision to introduce Saturday morning detentions.

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'It felt like standing in the middle of a movie set'

'It felt like standing in the middle of a movie set'

A man whose family home was badly damaged in a massive fire has spoken of his family's ordeal.

Group assault women in bar toilets

Group assault women in bar toilets

Two women were left with facial injures after being assaulted in a bar toilet by a group.

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House completely demolished after huge blaze

House completely demolished after huge blaze

New images show how one house has been demolished and two others destroyed after a huge fire broke out three days ago.

Debenhams closing dates revealed

Debenhams closing dates revealed

Shoppers only have a number of days to snap up bargains before the chain leaves four town centres for good.

Massive community response for fire victims

Massive community response for fire victims

Families affected by a fire that destroyed three houses have been offered support from nearby residents and businesses.

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Crews continue to tackle large blaze

Crews continue to tackle large blaze

Firefighters continue to tackle a large fire which has ripped through several homes.

You've done us proud

You've done us proud

Neil Cugley says Folkestone Invicta’s players should take great pride from what they have achieved in the first half of the season.

Stalled train causes delays

Stalled train causes delays

A train stuck in a tunnel is causing tailbacks for rail commuters.

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