Folkestone and Hythe MP believes SMRs could secure long-term future for nuclear industry in Dungeness area

Contributed by editor on Jan 22, 2020 - 06:20 AM


Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 22 January 2020.

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3 Tips to Reduce Your Home Energy Bills

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2020 - 11:35 PM

The average gas and electricity bill for homes in the UK has more than doubled in the past ten years, and the cost of energy is one of the biggest factors that most people have to consider when trying to budget or save money.  

Furious motorist drives over enforcement officer's foot in Canterbury car park

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2020 - 04:55 PM


Acts of violence, aggression and serious verbal abuse have all been experienced by Canterbury City Council enforcement officers in the past six months.

Police report woman assaulted in attempted robbery by teenage boys at Canterbury bus stop

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2020 - 03:15 PM


Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a reported attempted robbery at a bus stop in Canterbury.

Court appearance for man charged with murder of woman in Gillingham

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2020 - 01:15 PM


A 40-year-old man of Richmond Road, Gillingham has appeared in court after being charged with the murder of a 39-year-old woman.

Police pursuit ends with 18-year-old man arrested in Hereson Road over drug dealing in Ramsgate

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2020 - 11:05 AM


An arrest has been made in Ramsgate by officers investigating reports of drug dealing in Thanet.

Warning after gold bracelet stolen by bogus charity collectors in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2020 - 08:30 AM


Shoppers in Ashford are being urged to be vigilant after a woman’s gold bracelet was reportedly stolen by bogus charity collectors.

Dover MP calls for government to axe 'dangerous' Smart Motorway in Kent

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2020 - 06:30 AM


Dover & Deal MP Natalie Elphicke has demanded an urgent debate on road investment in Kent and urged Chancellor Sajid Javid to axe the 'dangerous' Smart Motorway project on the M20.

Experiencing Costa Rica: A Trip For Every Bucket List

Contributed by editor on Jan 20, 2020 - 11:35 PM

In recent years, bucket list planning has become increasingly popular, with more and more people choosing to make travel bucket lists of all the places that they would like to visit before they ‘kick the bucket’, so to speak.  

Fly-tipping a cardboard box sees Hythe resident stung for £432 bill

Contributed by editor on Jan 20, 2020 - 06:45 PM


A man has been fined £220 for refusing to cooperate with an investigation into a fly-tipping incident in Hythe.

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