Fire service to end Channel Tunnel contract
Cost-saving measures are forcing Kent’s fire service to cease its contract to provide firefighting cover at the Channel Tunnel.
Street food brand opens second site at seafront hotspot
The team behind a street food vendor which opened six months ago at a tourist hotspot are opening their second site.
Council slaps £1.5m price tag on school site after slashing social housing plans
An abandoned school site has gone on the market after a council slashed their affordable housing plan to help attract buyers
Hated seafront hoardings to be removed next month
Work to remove a stretch of hated seafront hoardings surrounding a now-scrapped development site will begin next month.
Stinger deployed as mum fled police after smoking ‘spiked’ joint
A mum dialled 999 believing she had smoked a spiked cannabis joint only to then lead police on a car chase when she thought the officers were fake.
Brewery latest to join tourist hotspot
A brewery is the latest to join 10 independent businesses at a harbourside food and drink hotspot.
Councils accused of tearing up trees at landslip site
Fuming residents have been left stunned after several trees were “decimated" along a landslip-hit road.
Man who piloted ‘overloaded’ dinghy guilty over Channel deaths
A man who piloted an "overloaded and vulnerable" dinghy across the English Channel on which four people drowned has been convicted.
Dual carriageway closed after multi-vehicle crash
Emergency services were called to a collision which closed a main road.
Bosses deny Kent Waitrose store could close
A supermarket chain has allayed fears that one of its Kent stores will close following 16 job losses.
Fixing NHS finances ‘like trying to boil the ocean’
The hospital trust boss in charge of managing its finances says he is expecting to go over budget by a further £50m initial projections.
Derelict house becomes 'overrun with rats and pigeons'
A man has been fined thousands of pounds after ignoring a council warning to drive out pigeons and rats from his property.
‘Is this Folkestone? I thought it was France!’
Indie band The Vaccines pull out all the stops for their debut show at an intimate seaside venue as part of their current UK tour.
Wallet ‘stolen at fast-food restaurant’
CCTV images of two women police would like to speak to have been released after a man reported his wallet had been stolen.
Man punched and bitten by violent attacker in Folkestone town centre
Bradley Cooper launched a vicious assault on his victim after a previous altercation between the pair
Man charged after 'imitation firearm' incident in Ashford street
Police were called to a report of two people being threatened in Sheldwich Close
Man bit barber’s testicles in high street and said: ‘I’ve got Aids’
A racist thug sank his teeth into a stranger’s testicles “with extreme force” before claiming to have Aids in a sickening town centre attack.
Bluetongue control zone to be lifted in Kent
A control zone set up in Kent following an outbreak of bluetongue is set to be lifted in the coming days.
First residents to move into luxury seafront homes 'within weeks'
The first residents are set to move into a luxury seafront development “within weeks”, bosses have confirmed.
Two arrested over serious A2 crash near Dartford which left woman with serious injuries
A passenger was airlifted to a London hospital where she remains in a serious condition