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Warning for people in Kent over fraudsters stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds posing as NCA officers

Contributed by editor on Mar 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM

 

It's been reported that fraudsters, posing as National Crime Agency officers over the phone, are attempting to con members of the public out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.




Dover Hill in Folkestone closed eastbound for roadworks on Monday

Contributed by editor on Mar 24, 2019 - 09:00 AM

The sign at the bottom of Dover Hill  Photo: Ray Duff

 

By Ray Duff

Notices have been placed near the bottom of Dover Hill and soon at the Bus Station in Folkestone over the eastbound closure on Monday 25th March between 0800 and 2000hrs. The westbound  section is not affected.




Rare visitor spotted near Dover chalk stream brings birdwatchers to Pencester Gardens

Contributed by editor on Mar 23, 2019 - 03:30 PM

Yellow Browed Warbler  Photo: David Todd

 

There is great news for birdwatchers this week after a yellow browed warbler has been spotted in Pencester Gardens in Dover.




Man demands cash from elderly woman after entering her Canterbury Road Birchington home though unlocked door

Contributed by editor on Mar 23, 2019 - 01:15 PM

 

A security reminder has been issued to residents following an arrest made in connection with a burglary in Birchington.




Come and see iconic Cricket World Cup Trophy in Canterbury on its whistle-stop tour of England and Wales

Contributed by editor on Mar 23, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Iconic ICC World Cup Cricket Trophy 

 

Kent cricket fans and local people will have the chance to see one of the world’s most iconic sporting trophies on Tuesday 14 May when the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy briefly goes on show at The Beaney in Canterbury.




Chocks away for 2019 opening of Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Mar 23, 2019 - 08:55 AM

© Photo: Kent Battle of Britain Museum Trust

 

The Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge is preparing to open its doors to visitors on Tuesday 2 April 2019.




Snakes alive! Kent Police discover suspected drugs hide behind glass reptile tank

Contributed by editor on Mar 22, 2019 - 03:45 PM

 

A safe hidden behind a reptile tank containing a number of snakes has been found by Kent Police officers searching a house in Tonbridge.




Huge community clean up in Canterbury nets a bag of cash!

Contributed by editor on Mar 22, 2019 - 12:56 PM

Just a few of those taking part in Canterbury's biggest community clean-up  Photo: Canterbury City Council

 

One of the biggest community clean-ups the city has ever seen took place in Canterbury last Sunday (17 March).




Hawkinge Heroes - highlight of Town meeting

Contributed by editor on Mar 22, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Danielle Harper Hague,  Glyn Hibbert and Lorna Wilks  Photo: Susan Carey

 

By Susan Carey

Two ‘local hero’ awards were the highlight of the Annual Town Meeting for Hawkinge on 19 March.




Folkestone ArtMarts set to return for 2019

Contributed by editor on Mar 22, 2019 - 08:05 AM

Yummy cakes!

 

Folkestone’s famous ArtMarts are returning from Friday, 29th March right through to 20th December 2019.



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