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News archive for August, 2013

Title Category Contributed
Latest Hawkinge crime figures show dramatic rise
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 31, 2013 - 02:30 PM
Dover Grants of up to £2,500 - 'You Decide' - Update - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 20 SEPTEMBER
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Aug 31, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Three arrests in Ramsgate following firearm drama
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 31, 2013 - 08:05 AM
Lydd Airport development on schedule with tendering for runway just months away
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2013 - 05:40 PM
Armed robber flees empty handed after Folkestone shopkeeper lashes out with plank of wood
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Hunt for burglars who targeted Dover district children’s paddling pool
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Skips away for Hawkinge Recycling Centre
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Phone shielded by newspaper disappears in Ashford coffee shop
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2013 - 06:40 AM
Government 'Bedroom Tax' demonstrators sleep out in Folkestone town centre
  • News
  • Protest
by editor on Aug 29, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone and Dover actors in Cuckoo's Nest drama at Canterbury
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Aug 29, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Dover district residents to have their say on the future of Kearsney parks and Walmer kiddies pool
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Aug 29, 2013 - 11:40 AM
Californian technology entrepreneur arrives in Folkestone to launch his School for Creative Start-ups in East Kent
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 29, 2013 - 08:50 AM
Glass is half full for Dover and Deal MP
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Aug 29, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Level of violence used in robbery of 78-year-old Hawkinge pensioner 'completely shocking' say Police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Post Office presence in Hawkinge will stay says postmaster as town council steps in to help
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Merchant Navy Day celebration in Dover
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 28, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Fried chicken phone thief hunted in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2013 - 08:05 AM
Man sleeps as passer-by raises alarm to Folkestone tumble dryer fire
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone misses out as Kent plugs into funding for electric car charging points
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Thousands expected for East Kent Ploughing competition near Canterbury
  • Farming
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 12:40 PM
Teenagers armed with paint pots praised by council leader after Folkestone facelift
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Hawkinge and Densole scout group prepare to celebrate 60th anniversary
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 07:00 AM
Winter preparations for county's roads whilst Kent is basking in the heat
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Dedicated officers recruited to crack down on litter and dog mess in Dover
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 26, 2013 - 03:55 PM
Befriending project in Folkestone is ready to help youngsters with disabilities
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 26, 2013 - 11:45 AM
At last - some Ashford recycling good news
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 26, 2013 - 08:55 AM
Three teenagers held after series of incidents in Dover - Updates 26 August 2013
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 26, 2013 - 06:55 AM
Good Deal of instant appeal oozes from Dover district town
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 25, 2013 - 11:55 PM
Marsh Million interest free loans to boost rural business on Romney Marsh
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Aug 25, 2013 - 03:40 PM
Dover village is like the 'Wild West' as French pigeon shooters arrive in Kent
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 25, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Young teens charged after graffiti attack on Dover church
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2013 - 04:35 PM
Spectacular Hythe Venetian Fete watched by 'more than 10,000' say organisers
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Aug 24, 2013 - 03:50 PM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events - September 2013
  • Environment
  • White Cliffs C P
by editor on Aug 24, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Hawkinge dog owner picks up £80 fine
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Lib Dem Councillors raise concerns over zero hours contracts within Kent County Council
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Aug 24, 2013 - 09:15 AM
Equine equipment targeted in New Romney burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2013 - 07:40 AM
Burglars break down gates to steal £12,000 tractor from Ashford Hockey Club
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 23, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Two bailed after body of a man discovered in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 23, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Popular Real Ale and Cider event at East Kent Railway reaches out to Miner's Festival
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Aug 23, 2013 - 11:40 AM
Gutter cleaning alert in Folkestone
  • Trading Standards
  • News
by editor on Aug 23, 2013 - 08:05 AM
Good and adequate ratings from Ofsted inspection shows some improvement to KCC children’s services
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Aug 23, 2013 - 06:15 AM
Ashford CeX shop staff duped in alleged iPhone fraud
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Kent residents warned over rip-off personal safety pendants after incident in Broadstairs
  • Trading Standards
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Folkestone Academy GCSE students match A level counterparts with best ever results
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2013 - 02:02 PM
A bumper crop of GCSEs for Dover College students
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2013 - 12:57 PM
Dig, dig, dig, Hawkinge Scout Group on the hunt for missing artefacts and memorabilia
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2013 - 11:55 AM
Dymchurch Remembrance Day parade can go ahead after Police say they will support it as in the past
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 22, 2013 - 08:10 AM
'Frustrating' building delay to new Dover Hospital after large World War Two bomb shelter discovered on site
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Aug 22, 2013 - 06:05 AM
Protesters to gather in Folkestone town centre for mass sleep out at weekend
  • News
  • Protest
by editor on Aug 21, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Police cuts in Kent could see Folkestone Service of Remembrance cancelled
  • Have your say!
  • War
by editor on Aug 21, 2013 - 04:45 PM
French ferry company is now number two operator on the Dover-Calais route
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Box clever with family days out at Dover Museum
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2013 - 08:55 AM
Hitchcock guinea pigs give the thumbs up to Dover mini cinema
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2013 - 06:55 AM
Blessed are the lift makers as ' Jesus' is set to unveil restored part of Folkestone history
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Seven years for Ashford man guilty of vicious knife attack on unarmed teenagers
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - September 2013
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
by editor on Aug 20, 2013 - 02:00 PM
Sittingbourne Wednesday specials proving more and more popular
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 20, 2013 - 12:45 PM
Family pay tribute to Emma Willis who died in car crash near Dover - Photo
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2013 - 10:28 AM
Tragic death of French philosopher Simone Weil remembered in Ashford at graveside ceremony
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Four arrested after woman dies in 'convoy' crash near Dover
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2013 - 06:15 AM
Rapist jailed for 21 years after 'horrendous' sex attacks on four women in Ashford area
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone Leas Lift award makes Darren the one and only
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Hand yourselves in and come work for us deal to vandals who caused hundreds of pounds of damage in Folkestone park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2013 - 12:12 PM
Police alert after spate of distraction burglaries in Hawkinge, Folkestone and Whitstable
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2013 - 08:55 AM
First firm is quick to move into £2million business park near Dover
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2013 - 07:15 AM
Weekend crashes near Dover and Maidstone claim three lives
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 17, 2013 - 05:58 PM
'Culprits need heads banging together' as 1000s of plants uprooted in Folkestone park orgy of wanton destruction
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 17, 2013 - 03:50 PM
Beatles connection with Folkestone hero Samuel Plimsoll is an exhibition teaser
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 17, 2013 - 03:40 PM
School holiday specials launched at Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 17, 2013 - 11:05 AM
Impressive A level results for the class of 2013 at Dover College
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 17, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Victory for campaigners after Eurotunnel street lights near Folkestone saved from KCC switch-off
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Aug 16, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Sandgate PCSOs July crime update extends to Folkestone areas
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 16, 2013 - 04:35 PM
Work underway on high quality homes development in 'leafy' Dover
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Aug 16, 2013 - 11:45 AM
US cops and Kent Police add algorithms to their arsenals for policing day of action across the county
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 16, 2013 - 08:50 AM
100 per cent A level pass rate for students at The Folkestone Academy - Photos
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 16, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Pet cat given oxygen after toaster sparks kitchen blaze in Hythe
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Aug 15, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Baby for Ashford Belle
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 15, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Residents on Romney Marsh urged to beware of rogue traders
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 15, 2013 - 11:40 AM
Dover MP worry over Kent Social Services thinking that elderly care homes are good place for sick to recover
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Aug 15, 2013 - 08:40 AM
'Masterplan' will transform Folkestone economy
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 15, 2013 - 06:35 AM
Helicopter and police dog search after woman driver flagged down in Dover and grabbed by man
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Work set to begin on €35million solar park on Romney Marsh
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Aug 14, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Lydd Airport welcomes teen pilot as he chases world record
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Saxons enlisted at Lyminge archaeological dig open day
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Local Theatre Group joins battle against mental health stigma with Marlowe performances in Canterbury
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Firefighters descend 20 feet to rescue driver trapped in upside down car in water filled ditch on Romney Marsh
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2013 - 06:40 AM
Big guns set their sights on Folkestone for Ska Splash Festival
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Aug 13, 2013 - 05:45 PM
When Midnight Strikes in Canterbury
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2013 - 04:30 PM
Canterbury Art Museum wins educational award
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Swashbuckling fun at Folkestone pirate invasion
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2013 - 09:25 AM
World record bid teenage pilot set to touch down at Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 12, 2013 - 05:40 PM
Hythe Venetian Fete shipshape for splash-down
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Aug 12, 2013 - 10:05 AM
Fire crews fight combine harvester and barley blaze at 100 acre field near Folkestone
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Aug 12, 2013 - 08:05 AM
Three held after man dies following incident at East Kent nightclub in Deal - Updated 12 August 2013
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 11, 2013 - 06:37 PM
Hastings Miniature Railway and The West Hill Funicular Cliff Railway memories flood back
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 11, 2013 - 10:50 AM
Detectives link sex assault in Ashford to other attacks
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 10, 2013 - 04:40 PM
Wannabe Spiderman's red-faced rescue from cliffs at Broadstairs
  • Emergency
  • News
by editor on Aug 10, 2013 - 03:55 PM
Cameras stolen in Folkestone farm robbery
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 10, 2013 - 09:45 AM
Boris Bus cannot fail to impress visitors to London
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Aug 10, 2013 - 07:35 AM
Folkestone sex offender jailed for possessing indecent images of children
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 09, 2013 - 05:50 PM
District Council and High Street bank join forces to help first time buyers in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Aug 09, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Hawkinge Post Office facing move from Community Centre
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Aug 09, 2013 - 08:05 AM
RNLI Respect the Water campaign coming to Margate
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 09, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Local Speedwatch scheme set to make A260 Folkestone road safer through Densole
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Aug 08, 2013 - 05:40 PM
138 arrests at weekend as Kent Police tackle violent crime
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 08, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Firefighters wanted in New Romney, Lydd and Hythe in countywide recruitment drive
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Aug 08, 2013 - 12:05 PM
Worries that one stop shop in the new Dover hospital will lead to running down of Deal hospital
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Aug 08, 2013 - 08:55 AM
Work soon to begin on Folkestone Memorial Arch
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 08, 2013 - 06:15 AM
Strict bail conditions imposed on teenagers arrested following damage to Dover district kiddies paddling pool
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Pat on the back for Dover residents leading the way in recycling
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2013 - 04:40 PM
Dymchurch Heritage Group urges people join their trail and step back in time
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2013 - 11:40 AM
Standing ovation for Gurkha Band at Hawkinge Community Centre Concert
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2013 - 08:30 AM
Ashford anti-social motorbike riders face bikes being seized and fines
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2013 - 06:35 AM
Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal opens its doors for visitors' guided tours of the complex
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Aug 06, 2013 - 05:40 PM
Police appeal for witnesses after Lydd biker seriously hurt in crash with car in Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 06, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Thieves make off with Kowasaki jet ski in Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 06, 2013 - 11:50 AM
Nine cars broken into in Folkestone during night of crime
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 06, 2013 - 07:35 AM
Flagship sheltered housing project in Ashford given £3.6million boost
  • News
  • Elderly
by editor on Aug 06, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Worldwide company to build iconic World War 1 monument in Folkestone
  • News
  • Military History
by editor on Aug 05, 2013 - 09:02 PM
Here come the girls turning heads at Hythe wildlife park
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 05, 2013 - 11:09 AM
Charity probe after £44,000 seized at Dover
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Aug 05, 2013 - 10:20 AM
Second phase of garden recycling collections begin in Ashford
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 04, 2013 - 03:05 PM
60 firefighters tackle high rise flats blaze in Margate
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Aug 04, 2013 - 11:04 AM
Police investigate phones snatch from O2 store in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 04, 2013 - 09:40 AM
Lyminge Green's second year dig reveals even more archaeological secrets
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 03, 2013 - 04:05 PM
Canterbury Court finds man guilty after terrifying machete attack on Police in Walmer
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 03, 2013 - 03:10 PM
Jubilee Way appeal after two car smash in Dover
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 03, 2013 - 11:15 AM
Animal welfare supporters to demonstrate outside Dover docks over live animal exports
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 03, 2013 - 09:17 AM
Join the growing society at the Hawkinge Allotment Open Day
  • Horticulture
  • News
by editor on Aug 03, 2013 - 09:05 AM
Burglar strikes in Hawkinge as crimefighters warn over hot weather security
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 02, 2013 - 05:40 PM
KCC Councillor and MP meet childcare providers in wake of proposed cuts and closures in Folkestone and Hythe
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Aug 02, 2013 - 04:40 PM
Countdown to Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas concert at the Community Centre in Hawkinge
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Aug 02, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Free Pyramid Rock Holiday Club for the kids in Hawkinge
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Aug 02, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Kent street lights switch off strategy wins support from road safety organisation
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Aug 02, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Fisheries Minister meets MP and fishermen in Folkestone and Hythe over proposed Marine Conservation Zone
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2013 - 07:47 PM
Beach Cops cheered by sunbathers after finding missing child lost on Dymchurch beach
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2013 - 05:40 PM
In and out with the new as Dreamliner flies in as Airbus flies out of Manston Airport
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2013 - 04:40 PM
Dover and Deal youth unemployment - '10% lower than 2010'
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Aug 01, 2013 - 12:50 PM
New 'incubator' business facilities will give Folkestone economy a lift
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 01, 2013 - 11:40 AM
Seafront planning approval is 'landmark for the future of the town' say Folkestone Harbour Company
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2013 - 07:55 AM
Council gives green light for prestigious Folkestone seafront development
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2013 - 06:30 AM