Traders and shopkeepers in East Kent say new car parking charges are killing their town centre, at what should be the busiest time of the year. They say Shepway Council's decision will drive shoppers from Folkestone. John Ryall reports.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.