Friday Apr 18
Easter weekend travel: Eurostar and Eurotunnel disruption leaves...
Knock-on from yesterday's problems add to cross-Channel demand on other services while major rail routes also face major disruption across UK Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
'Gateway to trenches' under threat
Before being sent to the Western Front, thousands of new recruits were sent to a training camp to prepare them for trench warfare.
Girls rescued from cliff edge in Folkestone after trying to reach mobile phone
Two youngsters became stuck more than 30ft above ground on a sheer cliff face after climbing onto a ledge to get to a mobile phone.
War and Peace Revival at Folkestone Racecourse on three year path to...
In the middle of the night at his countryside home, the light is still on in Rex Cadman's office.
Good Beach Guide shows Kent's cleanest beaches according to the Marine Conservation Society
Nearly all of Kent's beaches have been praised for their excellent water quality in the new Good Beach Guide.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Millionaire Kent property tycoon Fergus Wilson guilty of attacking...
A well-known Kent property tycoon with assets worth millions of pounds has been found guilty of attacking an estate agent more than half his age.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
K College campuses in Dover and Folkestone gets newly appointed principal in run up to merge
Managing the final stages of the college's transition to become part of East Kent College in August is Steve Hutchinson, as the K College chief accounting officer.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Richard Bowler and David Connor, of Sturry Road, Canterbury, in court ...
Richard Bowler, 35, and David Connor, 22, of Sturry Road, Canterbury, stood in the dock at Folkestone magistrates yesterday charged with the manslaughter of Alun Williams.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
A man will appear in court charged with 31 burglaries, including Sussex homes.
The 30-year-old, of Brideale Close, London, allegedly raided numerous properties across the south, including a number in Sussex, and stole electrical equipment, jewellery and shotguns.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Ravers from Gillingham and Chatham arrested at Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone after Kent Police raid
Officers searched dozens of people at an all-night music event at Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone as part of a drugs crackdown in the town.
Murder squad detectives continue to hunt Timothy Avril in connection...
Detectives investigating the murder of a 20-year-old in Folkestone are renewing an appeal for a man to come forward and help with inquiries.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Charlottetown woman celebrates 106th birthday today
Margaret Shaw, a resident of the P.E.I. Atlantic Baptist Nursing Home in Charlottetown, is celebrating her 106th birthday today.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Man due in court after another fell from window in Shakespeare Terrace, Folkestone
The injured man, in his 20s, was treated at the scene after police were called to Shakespeare Terrace in Folkestone at 5.45am on Saturday.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Lightning Storm Sparks Fires As Eurostar Halted
Lightning strikes have sparked a series of fires in the South East, leading to travel disruptions on domestic trains and Eurostar services.
Councillors agree to offer Silver Screen Cinema in Guildhall Street, Folkestone money for upgrade
The show can go on for Folkestone's only cinema after councillors agreed to offer current owner Silver Screen the money needed for an equipment upgrade on the grounds the lease is surrendered.
New homes for Shorncliffe barracks site in Folkestone moves closer as ...
Plans for 1,200 new homes in Folkestone moved a step closer after developers exchanged contracts with the Ministry of Defence for the land.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Pair Sharon Potts and Lisa Joy accused of running or helping to run...
Sharon Potts, 59, and 50-year-old Lisa Joy, are due before Folkestone magistrates amid claims the brothel was being run in Risborough Lane, Folkestone.