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Autism - an out of this world experiment, in Kent

A pioneering experimental play and drama scheme in Folkestone, is helping those children who have autism. A recreation of a space pod, with puppets, light and sound, encourages the youngsters to communicate.

Kevin Harrison's report includes interviews with Rolan Rouse who has been using the space pod, Dr Melissa Trimingham from the University of Kent, and the Assistant Headteacher of the Beacon School where the project is based, Lynda Evans.

'Miracle' unearthed in Folkestone

Archaeologists and volunteers in Folkestone have unearthed an ancient watercourse, said in legend to have have been created by an Anglo-Saxon Princess.

The engineering was so complex people believed the 7th century Princess had performed a miracle because the water appeared to flow uphill.

The water travelled for two miles towards St Eanswythe's convent in the heart of the town.

The water-course provided Folkestone with water for centuries and is believed to be one of the reasons the town was situated there.


Update on fatal pub landlord shooting in Kent

The shooting happened in November last year

A 23-year-old man arrested in connection with the shooting of a pub landlord in Kent has now been released from bail.

Fifty-eight-year-old Joe Daniels was shot at the Red Cow Pub in Foord Road, Folkestone, on Wednesday 22nd November 2017. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 23-year-old man in question remains under investigation.

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