A Folkestone man who left another fighting for his life following a frenzied knife attack has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.
How the infantrymen of the Great War are to be honoured in the last town they saw before leaving for battle.
Prince Charles has piad tribute to the sacrifices Gurkhas in Folkestone have made while visiting the battalion.
Four tiny baby dormice discovered in a pot plant purchased from a garden centre are battling for survival at a wildlife park in Kent.
The tiny babies were taken to the Fur & Feather Wildlife Trust in Folkestone and experts are now mounting a 24 hour vigil.
Unfortunate two of the babies did not make it, showing just how their tiny lives hang on a knife edge.
Waiting time of up to one hour and 30 minutes on Eurotunnel at Folkestone for both passenger and freight services due to a broken down train in the tunnel.
Trains going through Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International are also affected.
Video. After years of campaigning and fund-raising a piece of seaside heritage - left to rot for decades - has been restored to its former glory.
It's also found a permanent new home - at a railway museum - where it was unveiled by Star wars actor Kenneth Colley. John Ryall reports
Now, he's probably best known for his TV shows Shooting Stars and Big Night Out (he even appeared on ITV's I'm A Celebrity!) but did you know the acclaimed comedian Vic Reeves has another string to his bow?
From the comfort of his shed in Kent, Vic whiles away many happy hours painting and sculpting. Now, under his real name of Jim Moir, he's putting many of his finest pieces up for sale.
More than 100 lots went on display this morning at an auction house at Westenhanger railway station near Folkestone. The Principal Auctioneer and Valuer is The TV Antiques expert Michael Hogben. Andrea Thomas has been to take a look at the collection.
A multi-agency road check on the M20 in Kent saw a total of 38 vehicles stopped.
The operation took place on Wednesday, July 24 by the Roads Policing Unit and other law enforcement agencies.
The inspections near Folkestone looked to catch motorists who were breaking the law including: foreign lorries in dangerous condition, stolen goods, 'bogus' workmen, drink and drug driving and illegal immigrants.
The results of the road checks found:
- 38 vehicles stopped
- 9 vehicles immediately prohibited because they were not road worthy
- 3 issued with delayed prohibition to allow vehicle to return for repair
- 9 foreign nationals prosecuted for driving longer than allowed
- 1 vehicle had insecure load
- 10 Graduated Fixed Penalty Notices were issued
– Paul Sellwood, Kent Police's Roads Policing Uni
As Kent is the gateway to both the UK and Europe it is vital we take these opportunities to disrupt criminal networks and ensure commercial vehicles driving through Kent to all parts of the country are acting in accordance within the Road Traffic Legislation. Removing dangerous vehicles from the road networks has made it safer for all UK road users."
Police are reminding people not to leave valuables unattended on the beach after thieves targeted a beach in Folkestone yesterday.
A bag containing money and a phone was stolen from a beach near East Cliff after the victim went swimming in the sea.
Whilst beaches in Kent are usually safe places to visit, it is important that visitors do not make themselves easy targets.
Kent Police advise people to carry mobile phones and other valuables with them at all times and always keep belongings within view and reaching distance.
The theft in Folkestone occurred after 4.30pm.
If anyone saw suspicious behaviour or anyone handing a black Guess bag with gold lettering, contact DC Mandy Poulter on 07528 989057.
Click video. They risk their lives for their country and today soldiers received a warm welcome as they paraded through Folkestone. It's the latest stop for the troops of the Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment, who have been marching in towns across the South East.
Large crowds gathered to watch the ceremony as Tom Savvides reports.
Video: A woman has been flown to the major trauma unit of a London hospital by air ambulance after being hit by masonry which fell from a building in Kent. Jamie Stephens reports.
A casualty is loaded gently aboard the air ambulance in Folkestone. Two people were injured when debris fell from a building in the town.
Another picture from the scene of the falling debris in Folkestone. Two people have been injured by a shop sign at a building in Sandgate Road. The air ambulance landed a short distance away.