The Kentish Express is a weekly newspaper serving southern Kent. It is published in four editions - Ashford, Folkestone, Hythe and the Romney Marsh, and Tenterden. It is owned by the KM Group and is published on Thursdays.
The Kentish Express was founded in 1855 as the Ashford and Alfred News. The first edition was published on July 14, 1855. The paper was Kent’s first penny paper after the abolition of stamp duty on newspapers in 1854. Three years later, the paper was renamed the Kentish Express & Ashford News.
The KM Group bought the Express in 1971. It also purchased the Folkestone Express, which was renamed the Kentish Express (Folkestone) in 2008.
Along with the rest of the KM-owned papers, the Express was given a design overhaul in May 2005.
All four editions of the Kentish Express are based at the KM Group's Ashford offices, along with the studios for KMFM Ashford. The Folkestone and Hythe editions were based at the Folkestone offices until April 2009, when the offices were closed. The papers, plus sister radio station KMFM Shepway and White Cliffs Country, were moved to Ashford.
The combined circulation of the four papers in the first half of 2009 was 18,664, a drop of 12.4% against the same period in 2008.
60163 Tornado climbs past Kentish Town West Down Cathedral's Express 15 Dec 2012
London & North Eastern Railway A1 Class No: 60163 Tornado powers up the 1 in 98 gradient through Kentish Town West (KTW) on the London Overground (LO) North ...
60163 Tornado with the Kentish (and Surrey) circular Cathedrals Express. 23/12/2012.
Calling and leaving Clapham High Street, as seen from Larkhall Rise. If this had been on time, it would have been a much brighter shot, But as it was 50 minu...
Kentish Town Farm - 40 Years
The Cathedrals Express Departs Haedcorn With 47580 'County Of Essex' On The Back
Apologies for the quality of the video, This was filmed on my mobile phone.
44932 The Kentish Belle Armistice Day London Victoria To Ramsgate 11 11 2013.
went out the weather ar first was rain then clear for the Diesel hauling the coach stock and 44932 into Victoria . Then it turned very grey .I went to Wandsw...
Mink Freud - Kentish Town
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Kentish Odyssey 10-08-2013
The results of a days filming in Kent. Enjoy!
Season 4, Episode 628 - Kentish Town (20/12/2013)
It is the first station in what is going to be a hell of a long line of stations involving all of the TOCs in London and our first stop sees us come onto the...
Dartmouth Park Hill, Kentish Town, London, NW5.
Dartmouth Park Hill, Kentish Town, London, NW5. A well presented raised ground floor converted one bedroom flat with shared garden. Martyn Gerrard Estate Age...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:26:15 -0800
For the full story, see next week's Kentish Express. - Click here for more Ashford news - Click here for more news from across the county · Share |. Most Read. Schoolboy 'grabbed' by stranger in car 2 comments; Drunken thugs attack innocent ferry ...
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:31:16 -0800
David, 49, and Shirley were treated to a romantic meal for two at The Pheasant in Trinity Road, Eureka Place, after winning the competition to find Ashford's least romantic man, organised by the pub and the Kentish Express. David Bew bought wife ...
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:01:40 -0800
“What annoyed me even more was that when the Kentish Express came out later that week there was an appeal in it from Ashford Council telling people to make sure their dogs were microchipped.” Nipper went missing at 9am last Tuesday, was picked up ...
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:26:15 -0800
And now the Kentish Express has discovered its own lookalike. Andy Clark's picture of the giant demolition machine in action at Ashdown Court. We reckon the big demolition machine that's been tearing down Ashdown Court in Canterbury Road for the past ...
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:31:16 -0800
Shirley and David Bew entered the search for Ashford's most unromantic man organised by the Kentish Express and The Pheasant in Trinity Road, Eureka Place. The couple won a three-course meal and a bottle of bubbly at the pub, and Shirley will receive a ...
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