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.
A 54-year-old man from Folkestone is due in court later after a 45-year-old man died in hospital.
Tim Clayton died at the Royal London Hospital, where he was being treated for head injuries, after an assault at the weekend. He was found in a car park behind Europe House in Pound Way, Folkestone.
A man has been charged with murder of 45-year-old Folkestone man Tim Clayton. Brian Sharp who's 54 and from Manor Road in Folkestone was charged with murder at 9.20pm Monday, 11th November 2013.
He was remanded in custody overnight and will appear before Folkestone Magistrates later.
Kent Police are making another appeal for witnesses after a man was found unconscious in Folkestone.
The forty-five year old was discovered in a car park behind Europa House on Pound Way on the morning of Saturday 9th November 2013. He had suffered serious head injuries and was flown to a London hospital, where he is said to be in a critical condition.
Four men have been questioned in connection with the incident.
The M20 coastbound exit slip road is closed due to a spillage at J13 A20 (Folkestone).
A man has died after he was in collision with a bin lorry in Folkestone.
Police were called at 10.50am to reports a 60-year-old man had been involved in a collision with a refuse lorry at Ross Way. He later died of his injuries.
An investigation into the collision is now underway by both Kent Police and the Health and Safety Executive.
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."