MP Julian Brazier backs east Kent City of Culture bid
Julian Brazier believes east Kent's blend of vibrant urban centres and heritage make it the ideal place to become the UK's City of Culture in 2017.
Wed May 22, 2013
Groupe Eurotunnel Sa Uk Regulatory Announcement: Eurotunnel welcomes its One Millionth pet
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle which transports passenger vehicles between Folkestone and Calais welcomed its one millionth pet on Wednesday 22 May.
Giant badger 'causing hysteria' at Folkestone School for Girls
A giant stray badger in a school's grounds is "scaring the living daylights" out of pupils, according to a parent.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sandcastles, lettuce and a big train: where Ukip won and why
Anyone who watched the latest episode of Mary Queen of the High Street will have been mildly amused to see the retail diva encounter the good burghers of Margate.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Free Dictionary
The Great Gold Robbery
The Great Gold Robbery took place on the night of 15 May 1855, when three London firms sent a box of gold bars and coins each from London Bridge station for Paris via the South Eastern Railway .
Mon May 13, 2013
Organisers cancel Folkestone Airshow
Airshow project manager Yvonne Holder said "a terrific amount of work" had gone into planning the free event and it was cancelled "with immense regret". The air show was due to have been held on the Leas and the seafront on Saturday 8 June, with associated events the day before and the day after.
NNF13: The art history of Lynda Morris
An intriguing hoard of treasures culled from a life spent in the arts - back home to Norwich.
Sun May 12, 2013
Join the English Armada! There's a ferry cheap way to reach the Continent this summer
Just 38. That's how little it can cost to take your car, your family - in fact, up to nine passengers, to be precise - and as much luggage as your boot will hold, to France and back by ferry this spring or early summer.
Sat May 11, 2013
Crash on rural A260 near Swingfield, near Folkestone, leaves six people injured
Emergency serives were scrambled to a rural road this afternoon , after a multi-car pileup left six people injured.
Thu May 02, 2013
Memories of Hendrix as exhibition set to open
The brother of Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist Noel Redding will open an art show dedicated to the late rock star.
Wed May 01, 2013
Angry ex launches frenzied attack in front of children
The furious 23-year-old tracked the mother of his two children to her new home in Albert Road, Folkestone through friends on the social networking site Facebook.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
'What about my son?'
Award-winning hairdresser Lisa Candy wept and shouted "what about my son?" as she was jailed for her part in "appalling and disgraceful violence." Candy, 22, of Carter Close, Hawkinge, and her then partner Joshua Prett, 22, of Coolinge Lane, Folkestone, were captured by CCTV in a prolonged onslaught, climaxing in them viciously kicking an ... (more)
Barman jailed for violent kebab house attack
Bar manager Neil De Klerk's drunken onslaught against two bystanders led to him losing his job and ending up in prison.
Groper spared jail after assault
A sozzled shop owner who groped a teenage girl while grieving over the death of his wife has been spared a jail sentence.