Kent Online article about it here... They're also closing the Chatham branch, which is doubly worrying. First it implies a similarity between Chatham and Folkestone, and secondly
The closure of the M&S store in Chatham High Street will deal a severe blow to regeneration hopes for the town centre.
What about the regeneration hopes for Folkestone town centre..? Everybody out, close down the town centre and set up camp down the harbour!
This is my site The Folkestone Gerald that I built in a fury of excitement when I first came to Folkestone in approximately '04. I'd been a frequent visitor for a while before that but I am technically one of those Down From Londons you get nowadays. The site was updated more frequently with a calendar of events and voting for favourite places and stuff, and I hear it was a useful resource for those who were thinking of moving here. Now I've moved out of Folkestone again (though just a couple of miles) it doesn't get as much love as it used to. Ironic really as The town is now becoming the exciting place we knew it was just about to. I am not Gerald by the way, the name comes from a pretend newspaper in an episode of The Day Today or something, the Portsmouth Gerald, and how there is a local newspaper here called the Folkestone Herald. Puns like this are great aren't they? Do get in touch if you have something to offer, email anythign @ this domain, or try @folkestone or @pauly on Twitter.