Folkestone Academy pick up two prestigious radio and audio awards at BBC Broadcasting House in London

Contributed by editor on May 22, 2019 - 06:15 PM

The Folkestone Academy students outside the BBC in London


In a ceremony at BBC Broadcasting House on Friday 17th May, Academy FM won two ‘Young Arias’ awards, which celebrate the work of young people making radio & audio in schools across the UK.

Folkestone sex offender back in prison after trying to meet with boys

Contributed by editor on May 22, 2019 - 03:55 PM


A judge has jailed a man from Folkestone for four years after he was found guilty of breaching a sexual offences prevention order.

New Chairman takes seat on Dover District Council

Contributed by editor on May 22, 2019 - 02:05 PM


Cllr Mike Conolly has been appointed as the new Chairman of Dover District Council at the Annual Meeting held on 17 May 2019.

Extinction Rebellion protest blockades approach to Canterbury West Rail Station

Contributed by editor on May 22, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The demonstration blocks the junction with Whitstable Road Photo: Ray Duff


By Ray Duff

The first demonstration of a week long series of events by climate change group Extinction Rebellion began in Canterbury on Monday with a blockade of the approach to Canterbury West Rail Station.

Dover villagers' memorial unveiling remembers WW2 American Flying Fortress bomber crash-landing in St Margaret's

Contributed by editor on May 22, 2019 - 10:05 AM

Residents attend the B17 crash landing memorial in St-Margaret's


Residents of St Margaret’s unveiled a memorial to remember when, in 1945, an American B17 'Flying Fortress' bomber crash-landed at Nelson Park in their quiet village during the Second World War.

Dementia research is calling out for more Kent volunteers

Contributed by editor on May 22, 2019 - 07:55 AM

Volunteer, Fiona McGhee


Growing numbers of people across Kent, Surrey and Sussex are getting involved in dementia research.

Folkestone and Hythe MP believes regeneration of Dover Road and Tontine Street area will deter crime

Contributed by editor on May 22, 2019 - 06:05 AM

Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 22 May 2019

Dover mum forced to act like a drugs mule to help 9-year-old daughter obtain medication claims MP

Contributed by editor on May 21, 2019 - 06:25 PM

Emma Appleby (far left) with Charlie Elphicke MP and fellow campaigners at the House of Commons


A mum from Aylesham Dover is being forced to act as a drugs mule to get medicine for her nine-year-old daughter, according to her MP.

Kent Police charge county lines suspect over Sheerness drugs supply

Contributed by editor on May 21, 2019 - 03:50 PM


A suspected drug dealer from London believed to be linked to a supply network in Sheerness, on the Isle of Sheppey, has been charged and remanded in custody.

Gate installed in William Street, Herne Bay to keep shoppers safe from drivers ignoring pedestrian zone signs

Contributed by editor on May 21, 2019 - 02:15 PM

The new gate at William Street in Herne Bay  Photo: Canterbury City Council


A new gate has been installed in William Street in Herne Bay to prevent vehicles accessing the pedestrian zone at prohibited times.

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