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News archive for January, 2014

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Microwave mishap smells danger for elderly Canterbury woman
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Kent Police given 'clean bill of health' after latest recorded crime figures
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 05:30 PM
Thoughtless flytippers scupper Ashford tidy up as bed, fridge freezer and sofa appear after rubbish is cleared
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 01:25 PM
Hawkinge crime shows steady fall but violence and sexual offences increase at end of 2013
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 12:05 PM
Dover Lifeboat crew's SOS to spruce up cars for shoppers
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Sell-out dance show creates waves in Folkestone
  • News
  • Dance
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Jail sentence for Ashford woman who admitted making up she had been attacked by stranger in alleyway
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Award winning 'Buddy' author returns to Folkestone Academy
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Kent coughs up an extra £2.5 million for repairs to flood damaged roads
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Jan 30, 2014 - 06:00 PM
Police appeal after 'extreme gratuitous violence' used during robbery in Ashford village
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 30, 2014 - 05:05 PM
Folkestone School for Girls marked best in Kent and tenth in the country
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jan 30, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Police in Ashford probe Samurai sword report after two arrested and three injured during assault
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2014 - 05:05 PM
Dover and Shepway crime round-up
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2014 - 03:05 PM
Economy boost as construction begins on £6.5 million Maritime Skills Academy in Dover
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Folkestone Airshow 'Top Gun' drive-in film tickets snapped up within hours
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Jan 29, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Beaumont slams Folkestone and Hythe MP for 'regrettable' comment over Gurkha job cuts
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Folkestone to celebrate Samuel Plimsoll Day
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Hawkinge councillor seeks fundraising support for Dungeness RNLI on 70th birthday Zermatt Glacier ski
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Your dog could star on poop bin posters inspiring owners to 'pick up' in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2014 - 05:05 PM
Pedestrian hit by car in Ashford dies in hospital - Photo
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Man charged after woman flown to Ashford hospital following alleged assault in shop near Sandwich
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Canterbury village residents living near Nailbourne advised to take action to prevent flooding
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Jan 28, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone Mayor leads the Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 28, 2014 - 07:55 AM
Flying display set to put the Hawk in Hawkinge for stunning Community Centre Summer Spectacular
  • News
  • Spectacular
by editor on Jan 27, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Former Canterbury High School pupil returns to takes the helm at one of the city's major tourist attractions
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jan 27, 2014 - 04:40 PM
More rights for communities - find out more at Folkestone and New Romney events
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 27, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Probe launched after 19 workers taken ill with carbon monoxide poisoning in Channel Tunnel
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jan 27, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Forgotten Railways of Kent -The Sheppey Light Railway
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Jan 26, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Folkestone and Maidstone Gurkhas support from MP over reserve recruitment
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on Jan 26, 2014 - 01:04 PM
Council Tax reduction for Shepway district and bigger cut for residents in Folkestone and Sandgate
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jan 26, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Dog breeder in Folkestone fined £5,000 and ordered to compensate neighbour
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 25, 2014 - 04:05 PM
CCTV images released in theft investigation at Tenterden chemist
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 25, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Make your views known over future of CCTV in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 25, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Meeting the Commissioner and Chief Constable of Kent in Folkestone
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 25, 2014 - 07:35 AM
48 Albanians bound for Folkestone discovered in refrigerated lorry at Channel Tunnel entrance
  • Immigration
  • News
by editor on Jan 24, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Two men guilty of manslaughter after 'unprovoked and sustained attack on victim' in Canterbury park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 24, 2014 - 05:05 PM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events - February 2014
  • Environment
  • White Cliffs C P
by editor on Jan 24, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Minutes of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 11 December 2013
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Jan 24, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Detectives investigate sex attack on teenage girl in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 24, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Folkestone man among those arrested following Kent Police alcohol abuse crackdown
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Justice seen, justice done in Folkestone
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2014 - 05:35 PM
Partnership bid wins £⅓ million to promote cultural Kent
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP hopes High Court reject bid for further public inquiry into Lydd airport expansion
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Jan 23, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Dover College navigates way to Award
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Dover Lifeboat crew discover empty dinghy adrift in English Channel
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2014 - 08:45 AM
‘Top gun’ for Folkestone Airshow
  • News
  • Airshow
by editor on Jan 22, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Sandra Bullock and George Clooney come to Dover village cinema for one night only
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Jan 21, 2014 - 06:25 PM
Extra police patrols in Ashford after trouserless driver allegedly drove alongside 11-year-old girl in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - February 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2014 - 12:50 PM
Renovation of historic Victorian Shelter at Connaught Park Dover completed
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone vocational open evening will reveal state of the art facilities available to students
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Robbers target Folkestone and Ashford area pubs' living accommodation when bar is open
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2014 - 06:25 PM
78-year-old Roy flies solo again 60 years after first flight at RAF Hawkinge
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Two-year council tax freeze proposed for Ashford residents
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Australian news media muse over workers three-second office slide in Folkestone
  • News
  • Media
by editor on Jan 20, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Remembering the East Kent Tiger buses
  • Transport
  • Out & About
by editor on Jan 19, 2014 - 02:00 PM
Shepway dignitaries join family and friends at funeral service of Folkestone Town Centre Management stalwart
  • Religion
  • News
by editor on Jan 19, 2014 - 08:45 AM
50 not out – County Council bats for Kent at Cricket Club celebration
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jan 18, 2014 - 03:55 PM
Minister visits Kent to personally thank 'blood, sweat and tears' firefighters for response to Christmas floods
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Jan 18, 2014 - 10:40 AM
Brave Kent volunteers win awards for disability hate crime project
  • Disabled
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2014 - 06:10 PM
Domestic violence public order videos in Kent analysed by high-tech software from Home Office cash boost
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2014 - 05:04 PM
Roman clay beads workshop for all the family in Dover
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2014 - 11:35 AM
National Gallery's much-admired Manet execution masterpiece on show at the Beaney in Canterbury
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Metropolitan Police concern over missing teenager with links to East Kent
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2014 - 12:40 AM
Folkestone Airshow sponsorship takes off for 2014 display
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Jan 16, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Warning for computer users in Kent over malicious 'ransomware'
  • Computing
  • News
by editor on Jan 16, 2014 - 05:05 PM
Telegraph High Street of the Year awarded to Dover district town
  • Industrycommerce
  • News
by editor on Jan 16, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Dover and Deal MP presents Bill to the Commons for communities to own their own community hospitals
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Jan 16, 2014 - 07:40 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP believes inquiry is best way yet to resolve important remaining ex-Gurkha issues
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jan 16, 2014 - 06:35 AM
High Court appeal hearing to quash Lydd Airport development decision due next week
  • News
  • Legal
by editor on Jan 15, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh ward boundaries to stay says commission
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jan 15, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Car stolen from driveway in Hawkinge
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 15, 2014 - 01:48 PM
Young Kent job seekers told ‘You’re hired’ – 500 times
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Jan 15, 2014 - 06:50 AM
The sack is no longer an option for people in Canterbury
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Breaking Waves returns to Folkestone Quarterhouse
  • News
  • Dance
by editor on Jan 14, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Winter support for elderly and vulnerable people in Kent
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Appointments of Kent Deputy Lieutenants from Canterbury and Sevenoaks announced
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Councillors hear proposals to close Hawkinge graveyard
  • News
  • HTC News
by editor on Jan 13, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Colourful start to the New Year with the Rainbow Centre’s new look charity shop in Folkestone
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 13, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Not for the faint hearted as Hawkinge snatch victory from Hythe based side
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Jan 13, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Swanley New Barn Park and narrow gauge railway
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Jan 12, 2014 - 02:00 PM
Dover lifeboat called to three ship collision in the English Channel
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jan 12, 2014 - 10:20 AM
Folkestone exhibition focuses on Civil War to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jan 12, 2014 - 08:35 AM
International Dance Academy takes another step forward in Ashford
  • News
  • Dance
by editor on Jan 11, 2014 - 04:10 PM
Martello Towers not exclusive to Folkestone and East Sussex
  • Local history
  • News features
by editor on Jan 11, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone 'Reservoir Dogs' prepare for Tough Guy Challenge
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Dedicated Dover dog fouling and litter dropping patrols clamp down on culprits
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Help for more people struggling to cope with the loss of loved ones in south Kent
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Gangs prepare to fill in holes on Kent roads
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2014 - 08:45 AM
St Mary's Church in Ashford adds another award to trophy cabinet
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Jogger critically injured in Ashford collision with SUV
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 09, 2014 - 05:55 PM
'Green' burials plan for Kent Country Park near Maidstone
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 09, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Minutes of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 13 November 2013
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Jan 09, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Fire crews assist elderly driver after car is trapped in floodwater near Canterbury
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Jan 09, 2014 - 08:00 AM
Folkestone in the top forty places in the world to visit
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jan 09, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Free Christmas tree collection for residents in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh areas
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Urgent call for more foster carers in Kent
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Man charged after two police officers wounded in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2014 - 11:40 AM
New tourism website for Ashford and Tenterden
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2014 - 09:35 AM
Top cop for East Kent takes charge
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2014 - 07:15 AM
Improve your parking or people will be killed warning to Kent school run drivers
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jan 07, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Cinema digital switch over delays publication of finalised Spring 2014 season of Folkestone Classic Film Club
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Jan 07, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Agenda of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 8 January 2014
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Jan 07, 2014 - 04:21 PM
Cigarette believed to be the cause of major damage to bedroom in Dover blaze
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jan 07, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Serious water leak forces closure of Dover Grammar School
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jan 07, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Police probe incident of car passenger pointing gun at teenage boy in Ramsgate
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 06, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Dover encourages town shopping with freeze on parking charges
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Jan 06, 2014 - 05:18 PM
Two police officers in hospital after being stabbed in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 06, 2014 - 01:58 PM
Free new health 'app' launched for people in Kent and Medway to help find right treatment
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Jan 06, 2014 - 12:48 PM
Mouth-watering derby as Hawkinge take on Ashford league champions in cup confrontation
  • Sport
  • Football
by editor on Jan 06, 2014 - 08:35 AM
A second step back in time at Chatham Historic Dockyard - Part two
  • Local history
  • Out & About
by editor on Jan 05, 2014 - 02:00 PM
As Kent prepares for another soaking police warn people to keep away from flooded rivers and not to drive through deep puddles
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Jan 04, 2014 - 04:52 PM
Commissioner to bring Kent Police Chief Constable to meet people in Folkestone
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 03, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Stormy weather follows Channel swimmer Jurzynski from America to Folkestone and back
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 03, 2014 - 10:27 AM
Fears over 'killer' children’s hats being sold in Kent
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 02, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Support for 'wound up' victims from Justice Minister and Ashford MP in announcement of crime recording changes
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 02, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Elderly man dies on New Year's Eve after being struck by car as he crossed Ashford Road near Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jan 02, 2014 - 08:20 AM
High hopes that Folkestone 'eyesore' will get much needed facelift
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 01, 2014 - 03:50 PM
Driver fails to stop after tipping elderly mobility scooter rider onto the road in collision near Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 01, 2014 - 07:55 AM