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Affinity Water say the burst water main in Folkestone is taking longer to repair than first anticipated.
The affected water main is on Churchill Avenue, behind Downs Road and hundreds of gallons of water have been gushing down the road.
The issues with the Affinity Water supply is predominantly affecting the CT19 postcode.
They promised to provide an update at 17.20 but as of 18.20 there has been nothing new since their website report earlier this afternoon:
Our repair team have excavated the majority of the damaged pipework, however we have faced delays on site due to cables from other utilities being in close proximity to the water main. This means further dig work will need to be carried out by hand and naturally this takes longer than with a digger.
Our incident support manager is on site liaising with customers affected by flooding, and our team are working hard to contact our most vulnerable customers directly.
We are sorry for the disruption this incident has caused, and we appreciate your continued patience why we complete this tricky repair work.
This message will be updated further after 17:20
If you are in the area but do still have a supply, Affinity Water also advised that residents store some water for drinking in case the supply has to be switched off to complete repairs.
Police attended the scene this morning to assist with traffic cone management.
Residents have reported water officials handing out bottles of water in the affected area.
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A 22-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a 16-month child fell from a third floor flat in Folkestone on Saturday.
The child was airlifted to a hospital in London after the fall in Tontine Street on the morning of the 27th May and is now out of danger.
The woman has been bailed until the 9th of June.
Police are investigating after a one year old child fell from a third floor flat in Folkestone on Saturday.
The child was airlifted to a hospital in London after the fall in Tontine Street on the morning of the 27th May.
Kent Police are asking anyone who may have information to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 27-427.
Five thousand patients at a surgery in Kent have been told the centre is to close.
The Folkestone East Family Practice says it's struggling to recruit new GPs and will shut in November. The move has angered patients who say they've been left in limbo.
NHS managers say they're trying to make alternative arrangements for patients.
Sandra Cannadine, patient:
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It was one of the worst civilian disasters of the Great War.
Sixty one people, most of them shoppers, were killed when a single bomb fell on a crowded street in Folkestone.
More died across Kent on the same day in what was the first bombing raid on Britain carried out by aircraft.
One hundred years on from the disaster - and relatives are gathering to mark the tragedy.
As Derek Johnson reports.
A serial shoplifter who police say had "no remorse" has been jailed.
Ben Laker, 24, stole jewellery from a shop in Folkestone's Old High Street in in the early hours of Thursday 1st December last year, smashing a window to get in.
Laker was arrested when blood found on the inside of the window matched his DNA.
He pleaded guilty to one count of burglary, and six counts of shoplifting, carried out in Folkestone between Wednesday 4 January and Friday 27 January 2017.
He also admitted to breaching a suspended sentence twice for other thefts.
Laker was sentenced to a total of 630 days in prison.
Laker acted without any respect for his victims and showed no remorse. I am pleased he has received time in prison where he can no longer pose a threat to the public.
Canadian soldiers have been honoured at a commemoration in Shorncliffe near Folkestone.
The event was held to tell the story of the Canadians who fought at Vimy in France.
The Shorncliffe Trust who organised the event, wanted to acknowledge their journey from Canada to Shorncliffe - before setting out across the Channel in 1917.
Jenna Verdicchio has been speaking to Captain Terry Plant and Chairman of the Shorncliffe Trust, Chris Shaw.