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Electric Tortoise and chipper doggies add to Sandgate weekend of fun in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Jul 24, 2018 - 07:08 PM

 

Sandgate Park in Military Road Folkestone is hosting an eclectic mix of entertainment over the first weekend in August.


Canterbury Court jails trucker who tried to bring £1m cocaine through Channel Tunnel

Contributed by editor on Jul 24, 2018 - 03:50 PM

 

A Polish trucker who attempted to smuggle cocaine with an potential street value of almost £1m into the UK via the Channel Tunnel has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.


Huge crowds rock Ashford at Create Festival in Victoria Park

Contributed by editor on Jul 24, 2018 - 01:20 PM

Photo: Pete Fry

 

Ashford’s Create Festival rocked the town with an amazing 14,000 people attending throughout the day for the free annual music extravaganza.


New Dover leisure centre reaches new heights

Contributed by editor on Jul 24, 2018 - 11:25 AM

 

Dover District Leisure Centre is reaching new heights with a colourful and vibrant climbing arena.


Road sweeper driver killed in crash with lorry on A2 between Faversham and Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Jul 24, 2018 - 08:30 AM

 

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the A2 between Faversham and Canterbury.


Detectives in Canterbury seek dashcam footage after man is shot in the city

Contributed by editor on Jul 24, 2018 - 06:15 AM

 

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are appealing for dashcam footage after a man was reportedly shot in Canterbury.


Thrills galore for thousands as Red Arrows soar over Folkestone - PHOTO GALLERY

Contributed by editor on Jul 23, 2018 - 06:30 PM

Photo: Ray Duff

 

By Ray Duff

Folkestone's air display over the weekend of 21 and 22 July saw many thousands thrilled by the spectacular sights of the Red Arrows and the somewhat more sedate Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.


Suspected drug dealer discovered hiding under car in Maidstone

Contributed by editor on Jul 23, 2018 - 04:25 PM

 

Kent Police targeting drug dealers in Maidstone town centre have arrested a man who was also found to be in possession of weapons.


Channel swimmer slams 'too steep' Folkestone Rotunda beach

Contributed by editor on Jul 23, 2018 - 02:30 PM

 

A former American Channel Swimming record holder has slammed the Rotunda beach in Folkestone for being too steep for bathing.


Swish new homes plan in Dover invites residents' comments and ideas

Contributed by editor on Jul 23, 2018 - 12:30 PM

 

Exciting plans for a major new housing development (image above) on the site of the former William Muge House and Snelgrove House in Dover on land owned by Dover District Council are going on display at a community event on the site from 10am-1pm on Saturday 28 July and residents views are sought.