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News archive for October, 2014

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BP Portrait Award winner Charlotte exhibits in 'Qreatives’ Folkestone show - Photos
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Eurotunnel calls for joined up thinking by Europe Governments on Folkestone to Calais undersea rail freight link
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2014 - 04:35 PM
The Who celebrating half-a-century of rock
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Oct 31, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Warning from Kent fire-fighters as strike begins tonight
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2014 - 10:02 AM
Dungeness B power station begins its search for the latest batch of new apprentices
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2014 - 09:20 AM
Dedicated Rural Task Force launched by Kent Police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2014 - 06:30 AM
East Kent Railway needs your vote for £50,000 bid to bring back steam trains to line near Dover
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 30, 2014 - 07:40 PM
Broadstairs man jailed for 17 years for sexually abusing four girls
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 30, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Police in Dover on the lookout for anti-social behaviour at Halloween
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 30, 2014 - 04:55 PM
How to rebuild our world from scratch at Folkestone Book Festival
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Oct 30, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Hundreds Light up the City for 'Pilgrims' night time walk and run in Canterbury
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 30, 2014 - 08:40 AM
East Kent cops arrest ten in first two days of burglary crackdown
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 30, 2014 - 06:30 AM
Expanding Lydd aviation firm takes to the skies
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 29, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Man charged in connection with alleged stabbing of 16-year-old in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 29, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Folkestone Bingo Hall taken over by Roger De Haan trust
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Oct 29, 2014 - 12:14 PM
Local authors can make themselves known through Friends of Folkestone Book Festival
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Oct 29, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Battle of Britain Memorial Trust at Capel-le-Ferne acquire rights to acknowleged book through anonymous donation
  • News
  • War
by editor on Oct 29, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Plans for a new seafront development in Folkestone harbour area discussed with government minister
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 29, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Hundreds of new homes to be built in Tenterden
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Supernatural screenings in Folkestone is Hallowe'en wake up call for Zombies annual outing
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Crews use thermal imaging camera to help put out chimney fire in Dover
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2014 - 03:01 PM
A winter warmer giveaway from the Folkestone Mayor's Christmas Fund
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2014 - 11:40 AM
Folkestone sees brave new theatre continuing story where Shakespeare left off
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Spooky shenanigans at Ashford animal reserve
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Plans for active recruiting of Marine Cadet Force in Hawkinge says Commanding Officer - Photos
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Oct 27, 2014 - 09:14 PM
Harrowing scenes in recent First World War film 'Time Bleeds' shot and now shown in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Oct 27, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Young Folkestone author's debut book is well worth remembering
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Oct 27, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Wife, Mother, Woman…Drone Pilot in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 27, 2014 - 02:53 PM
Record 10-1 victory keeps Hawkinge Town top of the league
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Oct 27, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Kent Police target cross border burglars as clocks go back
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 27, 2014 - 10:50 AM
Man dies after being hit by HGV near Hythe
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Oct 27, 2014 - 07:55 AM
A small boy’s memories of a little railway that ran through Bodiam on Kent and Sussex border - Photos
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 26, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Kent firefighters urge residents to move their fireworks parties ahead of 4 day strike
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 26, 2014 - 10:33 AM
Folkestone man jailed after he threatened to stab cyclist when he stole his bike
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 26, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Free parking in Dover on Small Business Saturday
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2014 - 03:55 PM
New radio studio for Folkestone opened in Creative Quarter
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2014 - 12:26 PM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events November 2014
  • Environment
  • Out & About
by editor on Oct 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM
16-year-old boy found with multiple stab wounds in Ashford is rushed to London hospital
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Sushi is not a favourite with Folkestone pupils studying Japan
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 24, 2014 - 05:35 PM
Police in Folkestone hunt for two men after man ends up in hospital following unprovoked attack in Blackbull Road
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 24, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Country superstar Emily Barker plays Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 24, 2014 - 11:45 AM
UKIP fails to gain Shepway and Folkestone council seats
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Oct 24, 2014 - 08:51 AM
Folkestone Youth Festival of Remembrance raising cash for Poppy Appeal Fund
  • News
  • War
by editor on Oct 24, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Free family history day in Folkestone
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Oct 24, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Only well behaved dogs welcome in Ashford cemeteries
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2014 - 08:05 PM
Landmark court case sees property management company fined over fire safety offences following Margate blaze
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2014 - 05:20 PM
Pair jailed after escaping with £13,000 in raid on Romney Marsh post office
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Anti-fog specs cloth developed by Kent based lens maker is clearly a winter winner
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Folkestone Glassworks students give Shakespeare a creative airing in Canterbury
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Terrifyingly fun time at Ashford wild animal park during half-term holidays
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Valuable oil painting stolen in Dover village burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 08:05 PM
Hythe sex attacker whose DNA was found on victim's clothing faces jail
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Kent based animal conservation charity dinner raises £25,000
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - November 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 02:00 PM
Have your say with lead KCC councillor for finance in budget web chat
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Pint-sized pooch plucked to safety by Ramsgate firefighters after falling off cliff
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 09:40 AM
Dozens of trees to be felled after risk to public safety in Herne Bay park
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Out of work figures in Folkestone and Hythe area show drop of 40% since 2010
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 22, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Suspicious incidents around Dover school prompts police to release e-fit image
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Dartford man charged with murder after woman's body found near vehicle fire
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Visiting Government minister shown vision for the future at Dover Port
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Canterbury law firm champions 'friendly' way to solve family disputes
  • News
  • Legal
by editor on Oct 21, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Port of Dover prepared to step up to the mark over Ebola crisis
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Mayor pops in to open delicious American candy and fancy balloon shop in Hawkinge
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Persistent anti-social behaviour leads to 24-hour crackdown by police in Westgate-on-Sea
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 20, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Folkestone school snatches maths challenge from last year's champions
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 20, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Hythe shop owner's bid to raise charity cash leaves Sheila with rainbow coloured hair
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 20, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Half term craft morning at Hawkinge Baptist Church launches Christmas
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Oct 20, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Stunning victory for Hawkinge Town against local rivals
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Oct 20, 2014 - 09:30 AM
Folkestone Banksy is targeted for a second time
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Oct 20, 2014 - 09:00 AM
Rapist who put 22-year-old victim through terrifying knife point ordeal in Canterbury found guilty by jury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 19, 2014 - 02:24 PM
Distinctive sound of Hastings Thumper excursions can still be heard through Kent
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 19, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Murder investigation launched by Kent Police after body found near vehicle blaze
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 19, 2014 - 09:18 AM
Robber begins 28 years sentence after 'terrifying' travel shop raids in Folkestone and Tonbridge
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 18, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Man jailed over child sex offences after search of address in Hythe Road, Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 18, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Who would want to be a district councillor in Dover?
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Oct 18, 2014 - 09:35 AM
Frightful half term events are ghoulishly good at Canterbury zoo park
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 18, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Police probe after bus driver punched in the face in unprovoked attack
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Creation of major new town at Ashford can go ahead
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2014 - 05:25 PM
Visitor centre plans in historic Hothfield Heathlands near Ashford given go ahead
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Anxious wait for childrens' test results is over
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone student lands lead role in musical - Can you ask for more?
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2014 - 06:35 AM
16 and 17-year-olds charged with vehicle offences after car reported stolen in Dover district
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Met Police search for man last seen at St Margaret's Cliffe near Dover in July
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Food businesses in Canterbury urged to get ready for new allergy rules coming into force in December
  • News
  • Food and Wine
by editor on Oct 16, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Handmade goes from strength to strength in Ramsgate
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2014 - 01:30 PM
Any bright ideas? Kent County Council ask residents how it can save £206million
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Oct 16, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Fire crews tackle bungalow blaze in Dover
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2014 - 08:40 AM
£2m 'Kent farm building' water treatment works blends in with countryside near Hawkinge
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Oct 16, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Are you having a laugh at Folkestone?
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Budding engineers offered insight to exciting career at Dungeness nuclear power station apprentice open day
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Major manufacturer to support Wing Appeal at Capel-le-Ferne Memorial near Dover
  • News
  • Military History
by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 04:25 PM
'Invest in Dover’ message to be broadcast to top trade show in London
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Keep your eyes peeled as dozens of bikes disappear from Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Hawkinge Town Council minutes of meetings and committees
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 08:14 AM
Huge success of junior football at clubs like Hawkinge and big opportunities for sport across Shepway
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 15, 2014 - 06:30 AM
2014 Fireworks Display listings page - Shepway, Dover and East and West Kent - add your event absolutely free - More added
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 08:22 PM
Drunk man fined for not leaving Ashford pub
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Baby boom at Canterbury wild animal park - Photos
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 06:30 PM
Hawkinge Allotment Society looking for more gardeners as waiting list for plots falls
  • News
  • Gardening
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 05:15 PM
Port of Dover bursary scheme encourages local students to study at university
  • News
  • Education
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 03:55 PM
Parking charges slashed to attract more visitors to Ashford
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Bad weather leads to warning from cops after spate of crashes
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Polish lorry driver jailed after being caught smuggling more than a million cigarettes through Port of Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Candiloons American candy and balloon store to launch at former Post Office in Hawkinge
  • News
  • Promotions
by editor on Oct 13, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Canterbury takes on extensive work to tackle flooding risk
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Oct 13, 2014 - 06:09 PM
Vandal defaces Folkestone Banksy with painted penis on a plinth
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 13, 2014 - 11:40 AM
Prepare yourself for a Viking Invasion in Ramsgate
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Oct 13, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Hawkinge Town open up a three point gap with resounding win against Bearsted Reserves.
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Oct 13, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Art and science combine for unique experience in Folkestone at Hallowe'een
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 13, 2014 - 07:25 AM
Brenzett Museum Wartime Collection on Romney Marsh is a gem
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Oct 12, 2014 - 01:25 PM
Passport check for all Dover and Folkestone Channel passengers would 'shut the country down' claim
  • Immigration
  • News
by editor on Oct 12, 2014 - 09:12 AM
Man charged with attempted robbery at Ramsgate jewellers
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 11, 2014 - 05:45 PM
New lifeboat emergency just hours after The Princess Royal dedicates and names craft in Ramsgate
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on Oct 11, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Ashford primary schoolchildren transforming land into open space
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 11, 2014 - 10:27 AM
Dover High Street business duped as discounted ticket scammer targets East Kent
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 10, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Burglar who targeted homes in Whitstable and Margate and stole trainers jailed for nearly two and a half years
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 10, 2014 - 05:30 PM
Another milestone as more collections are housed in Folkestone Museum - Photos
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Oct 10, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Folkestone Academy sports council students' Enduroman challenge raises cash for Pilgrims Hospices
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 10, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh school children follow the footsteps of WW1 soldiers
  • News
  • War
by editor on Oct 10, 2014 - 06:25 AM
BBC Antiques Road Show expert hosts charity valuation show at the Grand in Folkestone - Update
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Port of Dover pledges a cool £¼ million to launch community fund
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2014 - 05:25 PM
Michael Morpurgo book brought to life at Folkestone Quarterhouse
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2014 - 04:05 PM
Hythe dance company receives £14,600 grant for important local project
  • News
  • Dance
by editor on Oct 09, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Folkestone Old High Street Flock shop opens for just 21 days
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2014 - 08:30 AM
Man arrested after cocaine worth up to £200,000 is seized at Dover docks
  • Smuggling
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2014 - 06:25 AM
People in Kent eligible for flu vaccine urged to get protected
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Oct 08, 2014 - 06:48 PM
Proposals for England Coast Path link between Camber in East Sussex and Folkestone welcomed
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 08, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Lydd beauty queen Nicole looks for more success at Disneyland Paris pageant
  • Competitions
  • News
by editor on Oct 08, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Canterbury residents asked what to do with Kingsmead sports hall?
  • News
  • Community
by editor on Oct 08, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone is a town that is brimming with renewed confidence
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 08, 2014 - 06:25 AM
A lens on life in Folkestone Harbour
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Ashford cops on the tail of illegal road racing youngsters
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Rash of cold calls to Canterbury residents prompts warning of council tax fraudsters
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Police warning after Ashford business tricked in 'changing cash' scam
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Home Office moves asylum seekers out of Folkestone seafront hotel
  • Immigration
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Hawkinge Town Council agenda of a meeting 8 October 2014
  • News
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Oct 07, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Dover man sentenced after reportedly threatening to ‘rip out’ a PCSO’s spine
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 06, 2014 - 06:55 PM
'Wonky' eyed man sought by police after suspicious incident involving young girl in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 06, 2014 - 05:45 PM
BMX riders gather at Swingfield near Hawkinge for brand new Pump Track opening
  • News
  • Recreation
by editor on Oct 06, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Hawkinge Town remain top despite crashing to a 3-1 defeat
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Oct 06, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Royal Pavilion Hotel Folkestone could help Ed discover World War One history of grandfather
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Oct 06, 2014 - 09:20 AM
New Canterbury theatre group needs you to launch Dover writer's play
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 06, 2014 - 08:58 AM
Image released after reported sex attack on teenage girl in Canterbury recreation ground
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 06, 2014 - 08:00 AM
Man punched in the face and knocked to the ground in Love Lane, Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 05, 2014 - 04:05 PM
Tranquil Michelham Priory House and Gardens rear Hailsham, East Sussex
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Oct 05, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Rock legends make Pilgrimage to Folkestone for exclusive performance
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Oct 05, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Two men from Dover charged with burglary of River shop
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 04, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Scores of railway buffs gather for weekend steam bonanza in Canterbury, Folkestone and East Kent - Photos
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 04, 2014 - 05:15 PM
Days of Fear and Wonder in Folkestone
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Oct 04, 2014 - 02:00 PM
Four men held after suspected Class A drugs discovered in Dover district raid
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 04, 2014 - 11:05 AM
All male cast explore masculinity for new theatre at Quarterhouse in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 04, 2014 - 09:40 AM
Canterbury man who swore a vow of celibacy is jailed for sexual attacks and child cruelty
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 03, 2014 - 06:15 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh residents alerted over bogus calls claiming to be from Shepway Council
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 03, 2014 - 05:15 PM
Police hunt for Hythe bank robber after he threatened member staff and escaped with cash
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 03, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Family circus fun in Folkestone stars a very big trampoline
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Oct 03, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Man hit with metal bar in fracas with group of men and a woman in Lydd
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 02, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Three teenage girls suffer 'unprovoked and frightening' assaults by two older men in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 02, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Appeal for people in Dover to share their memories of Kearsney Abbey and Russell Gardens
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Oct 02, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Free rap, dance, music tech and filmmaking taster sessions in Ashford
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Oct 02, 2014 - 09:21 AM
Momentous day for the future of the Port of Dover with £120million investment
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 01, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Preparing for first brand new park in Ashford in 20 years
  • News
  • Recreation
by editor on Oct 01, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Law firm pledges support for Pilgrims Hospices annual Light Up the City event in Canterbury
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 01, 2014 - 08:45 AM
MP calls on Home Office to review way decision made for asylum seekers to stay at Folkestone Grand Burstin Hotel
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 01, 2014 - 06:25 AM