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Cliff lift and clock tower 'at risk'

Cliff lift and clock tower 'at risk'

Two rare and ancient buildings, including a clock tower and cliff-side lift, have been identified as 'at risk' by Historic England.

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120 new beach huts set for seafront

120 new beach huts set for seafront

Regeneration plans for a seaside town include tearing down 58 beach huts and replacing them with 120 new wooden ones.

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Man choked to death on sausage

Man choked to death on sausage

A 65-year-old nursing home patient died after choking on a piece of sausage he took from a plate.

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Cugs likes look of Smith

Cugs likes look of Smith

Folkestone Invicta boss Neil Cugley has high hopes for new striker Steve Smith.

Search for gold not over?

Search for gold not over?

Organisers behind an art project say there is a 'good chance' gold remains hidden at a beach, five years after it was buried there.

Money-grabbing dentist's 'gross abuse of power'

Money-grabbing dentist's 'gross abuse of power'

A dentist has been struck off after forcing patients to endure twice the amount of procedures than necessary in order to claim NHS money.

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Supermarket to close this weekend

Supermarket to close this weekend

A temporary supermarket built to replace a fire-wrecked store is due to close — with no opening date confirmed for the new store.

Sports fashion giant to open this month

Sports fashion giant to open this month

A sports fashion retailer will open its newest shop in a town centre shopping centre this month.

Councillor arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests

Councillor arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests

A Kent councillor says she is feeling 'proud' following her arrest during the Extinction Rebellion protests in London.

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Vacant pub goes on sale

Vacant pub goes on sale

Do you fancy yourself a landlord or lady? An empty pub has gone on the market for £195,000.

Cugley eyeing striker

Cugley eyeing striker

Folkestone boss Neil Cugley is looking to strengthen his forward line ahead of a busy month for the Isthmian Premier side.

Pub turned into dumping ground

Pub turned into dumping ground

The owners who turned this pub into a dumping ground have been branded 'foolish' and ordered to pay nearly £2,000.

Folkestone and Hythe schools in First Class 2019

Folkestone and Hythe schools in First Class 2019

Did your child start reception this year? Find out if their school is included in our First Class supplement out this month.

Class A drugs seized by police patrol

Class A drugs seized by police patrol

A community police patrol found a man carrying heroin and cocaine during a stop and search.

'They face enough obstacles in this world'

'They face enough obstacles in this world'

A charity has hit out at a fast food chain after staff allegedly refused to help a blind woman by reading a list of ingredients to her.

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New leader to take helm at academy

New leader to take helm at academy

An experienced headteacher and former Ofsted inspector will take over the reins at a Kent secondary school.

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'Fantastic' new running track approved

'Fantastic' new running track approved

Plans to create a new athletics track, along with a facility for field events, in Kent have been approved.

Alleged migrant boat found after group make landfall

Alleged migrant boat found after group make landfall

A boat has been found abandoned on a beach after eyewitnesses saw a group of alleged migrants make landfall.

Kent street wins big in the People's Postcode Lottery

Kent street wins big in the People's Postcode Lottery

Nine residents have won a share of £300,000 in a special nationwide draw that saw some ticket sales donated to charity.

Seafront homes plan taking 'considerable time'

Seafront homes plan taking 'considerable time'

The start date to construct 84 new seafront homes is still unknown...a year after the planning application was submitted.

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