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News archive for April, 2014

Title Category Contributed
Thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and medals stolen from house in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 30, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Plans for a 111 dwelling retirement village on Hawkinge 'employment' land
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 30, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Folkestone Hythe and Romney Marsh tourism worth £223.6m despite recession reports survey
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Apr 30, 2014 - 04:10 PM
Police release e-fits following bogus callers incident involving elderly lady in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 30, 2014 - 11:55 AM
'Selfie' craze comes to Hawkinge Environment Group - can you top it?
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Apr 30, 2014 - 10:32 AM
Man arrested after 'white powder' seized from property during Ashford police drugs operation
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 30, 2014 - 07:55 AM
600 new lorry parking spaces for Eurotunnel at Folkestone will help management of Operation Stack
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Apr 30, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Bodies discovered on Dover shoreline
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Apr 29, 2014 - 06:55 PM
'Gold' ring flushed out at sewage works on Romney Marsh
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Apr 29, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Sell out expected for Annual Hawkinge Plant Sale
  • Horticulture
  • News
by editor on Apr 29, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Motorist to appear in court after allegedly travelling at over 140mph on M20 near Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 29, 2014 - 09:57 AM
Award for Folkestone Girl Guide after teaching children in Malawi
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Apr 29, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Big crowds expected for annual free comics giveaway in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 28, 2014 - 05:45 PM
£10.9m for extension to Dover Christ Church Academy
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Apr 28, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Hawkinge champions edge five goal thriller over Bromley Green
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Apr 28, 2014 - 09:26 AM
Gold design award for Folkestone Dementia suite
  • News
  • Welfare
by editor on Apr 28, 2014 - 07:55 AM
Massive Model Railway Centre in Ashford could see a quarter of a million visitors in first year
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Apr 27, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Folkestone area Scouts groups celebrate St George's Day in Hawkinge - Photos
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Apr 27, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Man admits shooting former boss dead near Sittingbourne
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 27, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Dropped cigarette costs Dover man £475
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 26, 2014 - 05:25 PM
Volunteers needed to knock back the docks in Hawkinge
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Apr 26, 2014 - 03:55 PM
'Transport' to arrive in Canterbury and Folkestone for UK Summer Tour of 1001 Nights
  • News
by editor on Apr 26, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Wild sites in Ashford showcased at art exhibition
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Apr 26, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Ashford sex offender returns to prison after police search finds indecent images on his computer
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 26, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Canterbury man receives three year ban from football matches after shouting abuse at opposing fans in Gillingham
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 25, 2014 - 08:55 PM
National recognition for 'outstanding' Folkestone Academy
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Apr 25, 2014 - 05:55 PM
£42,000 bronze statue stolen from garden near Sandwich - Photo
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 25, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Wealden Business Group in Tenterden raises £5,000 for Kent Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs - Photo
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Apr 25, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Detectives study CCTV after large window smashed at motorcycle shop in Dover district
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 25, 2014 - 06:22 AM
Local charities receive cash at Annual Hawkinge Town Meeting - Photos
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Apr 24, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Margate 'Jubilations' to be performed by Thanet Festival Choir
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Apr 24, 2014 - 03:10 PM
Man charged over death of Ashford motorist
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 24, 2014 - 11:40 AM
UK government announces new power link between Folkestone and French grid through the Channel Tunnel
  • Infrastructure
  • News
by editor on Apr 24, 2014 - 08:25 AM
'Golden Arrow' steams to Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone for first trip of the year
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Apr 23, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Man has hot drink thrown over him and later receives serious head injury after incident at Dover boot fair say cops
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 23, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Nuclear power station at Dungeness donates thousands of daffodil bulbs for splash of colour in Maidstone
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Apr 23, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Shortest charity walk in the world to be held in Folkestone
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Apr 23, 2014 - 09:45 AM
Folkestone and Hythe see big drop in numbers of jobless
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Apr 23, 2014 - 06:05 AM
Decision on controversial plans for Hawkinge supermarket delayed after error discovered with papers
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 22, 2014 - 11:59 PM
Folkestone hearing company donates audiology equipment to Nepalese based charity
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Apr 22, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Two visitors to pay £490 for dropping fag butts in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 22, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Folkestone sea babies competition returns as part of Mermaid Festival
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Apr 22, 2014 - 04:30 PM
'We are the Champions' after Hawkinge soccer team's dream debut - Photos
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Apr 22, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Lots of titters as Up Pompeii romps into Dover village and on to Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Apr 22, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Archbishop of Canterbury gets out and about in Alkham and Dover
  • Religion
  • News
by editor on Apr 22, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events for May 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Apr 21, 2014 - 04:10 PM
Big thank you to Dover homeless charity for help in staging play at Canterbury
  • News
  • Drama
by editor on Apr 21, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Canterbury woman charged with attempted murder following house fire
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 21, 2014 - 07:55 AM
Great Dixter House Gardens has bonus of Kent and East Sussex Railway nearby
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Apr 20, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Archbishop of Canterbury and Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster drop in at Folkestone Rainbow Centre - Photos
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Apr 20, 2014 - 12:05 PM
Full bottles of wine and champers found as Mayor and Mayoress enjoy wildlife with volunteers in Hawkinge woods - Photos
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Apr 20, 2014 - 10:52 AM
Commissioner launches new £10,000 Youth Diversion Fund for Kent
  • News
  • Crime fighting initiatives
by editor on Apr 20, 2014 - 09:45 AM
Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey 'Going Back Home' gives your ears a musical treat
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Apr 19, 2014 - 04:50 PM
The shape of things to come in Ashford forest
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Apr 19, 2014 - 03:58 PM
Man charged with murder after stabbing in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 19, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Police operation tackles Easter crime and anti-social behaviour in Folkestone Hawkinge and Hythe areas
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 18, 2014 - 04:50 PM
World premiere production of Kafka novella performing in Canterbury
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Apr 18, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway Easter treats for the children
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Apr 18, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Delays expected and traffic diversions for 7 weeks when improvements to A260 roundabout in Hawkinge begin
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Apr 18, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Youths who vandalised historic building in Dover hunted by police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 17, 2014 - 06:55 PM
KFC worker in Dover 'head-butted' by man who leapt over counter
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 17, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Frankie and Benny's to locate next to Cineworld at Dover retail and leisure development
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 17, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Channel Chamber chief welcomes Lydd Airport £25 million investment
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 17, 2014 - 12:55 PM
£500 reward after mindless vandalism in Folkestone’s coastal park causes thousands of pounds worth of damage
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 17, 2014 - 10:22 AM
Kent beaches between Dymchurch and Dover do swimmingly well
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Apr 17, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Leap of faith needed to change Dover forever
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Apr 17, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Line rescue team called to rescue young girls stranded on Folkestone cliff face
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Apr 16, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Police hunt after sex assault on teenage girl travelling on Thanet bus
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 16, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone, Dover and Ashford crime round-up - 15 April 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 16, 2014 - 04:10 PM
Motorists benefit from cut to car parking charging times across Dover
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Apr 16, 2014 - 11:35 AM
95% of Kent primary school pupils to start education at school of choice in 2014 say KCC
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Apr 16, 2014 - 09:19 AM
Folkestone and Dover GPs could offer longer opening hours and urgent home visits in national pilot scheme
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Apr 16, 2014 - 07:45 AM
76-year-old Joe Brown packs in the fans at the Orchard in Dartford
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Apr 15, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Community support gives historic Hawkinge Village Hall another lease of life - Photos
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 15, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Day in the woods for Hawkinge nature lovers
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Apr 15, 2014 - 12:54 PM
66-year-old Dungeness Power Station worker runs London marathon as daffodil for cancer charity
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Apr 15, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Tea time with Mayoress boosts Hawkinge dementia service - Photos
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Apr 15, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Wish They Were Here in Kent initiative launched by tourism champs
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Apr 15, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Engineers called in the ensure Folkestone Leas is protected after drain water is diverted down cliff
  • News
  • Construction
by editor on Apr 14, 2014 - 06:50 PM
BRIDGE to strengthen links between Dover and Calais
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 14, 2014 - 05:50 PM
New pilot scheme for council homes to be built in Dover village
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 14, 2014 - 02:01 PM
Hawkinge league title bid is a step closer after resounding drubbing of Bromley Green Reserves
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Apr 14, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Warning over hedging stolen from Ashford area nursery
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 14, 2014 - 09:30 AM
Folkestone and Romney Marsh paintings feature in major Eveleigh exhibition - Photos
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Apr 13, 2014 - 04:15 PM
Listed Gravesend railway footbridge moved to East Kent railway near Dover
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Apr 13, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Man dies on M20 near Ashford after being hit by lorry
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Apr 13, 2014 - 07:45 AM
Six get creative again as art show moves off to Tontine Street in Folkestone
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Apr 12, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Council clinches high-speed commercial internet deal for Folkestone
  • Computing
  • News
by editor on Apr 12, 2014 - 05:15 PM
Estranged husband guilty of killing his wife in Broadstairs
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 12, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Ashford Lydd Airport take over from Manston to begin summer package holiday flights
  • Holidays
  • News
by editor on Apr 11, 2014 - 06:50 PM
'What does it take to be the ultimate pop star' question posed at Quarterhouse in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Apr 11, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Hythe Chamber of Commerce and Tourism bosses stand down after 20 years
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Apr 11, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Photographers urged to bring out creative side to capture beauty of Folkestone
  • Competitions
  • News
by editor on Apr 11, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Film for International Festivals begins shooting in Folkestone
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Apr 11, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Urgent concerns affecting construction of Folkestone WW1 Memorial Arch reported to Shepway Council
  • News
  • War
by editor on Apr 11, 2014 - 06:00 AM
'Use it or lose it' warning as more buses run between Romney Marsh and Ashford
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Apr 10, 2014 - 07:51 PM
Kent Police appeal after rare and valuable Swiss watches stolen from house in Charing
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 10, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Historic Canterbury museum needs your teddy for new exhibition
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Apr 10, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Living History comes to the Medieval area of Hawkinge Summer Spectacular showground
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Apr 10, 2014 - 05:55 AM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner welcomes report calling for targets to be dropped by all forces
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 09, 2014 - 06:50 PM
New museum for Folkestone takes a step forward towards £2million fruition
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Apr 09, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Children given chance to try on police gear and hold riot shields at Ashford Community Engagement Day
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Apr 09, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Folkestone Pop Artist brings a splash of colour to modern interiors
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Apr 09, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Government Minister confirms that Hythe Bay fisherman have won battle over proposed restrictions on commercial fishing
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Apr 09, 2014 - 05:55 AM
Packed ‘extra special’ festivals season ahead for Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Apr 08, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Police probe allegations of hate crime in Ashford village
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 08, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Kent Police compiling report for coroner over death of Peaches Geldof
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Apr 08, 2014 - 12:33 PM
Folkestone, Dover and Ashford crime round-up - 8 April 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 08, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Kent comedy duo take on Pinter play in Canterbury
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Apr 08, 2014 - 06:05 AM
British Sea Power from the Great Wall of China to Folkestone
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Apr 07, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Double treat as Golden Arrow set to steam through Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone plus Ashford Stanier trip
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Apr 07, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Hawkinge title challenge demolishes basement side Staplehurst Monarchs
  • Sport
  • Football
by editor on Apr 07, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Man hunted after girl has top pulled down in alleged sexual assault at bus station in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 07, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Police probe alleged theft of £1,500 worth of home entertainment equipment from Bose store in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 06, 2014 - 11:55 PM
Police hunt for barging man who robbed 66-year-old outside Dover pub
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 06, 2014 - 07:40 PM
75th anniversary of LT and Greenline RT buses in Kent and Surrey will see preserved vehicles running in London
  • Transport
  • History
by editor on Apr 06, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Nigel Farage 'could easily win' Folkestone and Hythe seat claims newspaper
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Apr 06, 2014 - 10:50 AM
1879 Victorian pillar post box in Folkestone treated to a gold facelift - Photo
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Apr 06, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Up to £250,000 funding for community projects in Dover from Ministry of Defence
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on Apr 05, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Rheims Way underpass in Canterbury to be turned into work of art in Westgate Parks scheme
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Apr 05, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Go-ahead for new reservoir to be built near Folkestone in £30m investment programme
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Apr 05, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Art Car Boot Fair to arrive with quirky ideas and madcap performances for opening weekend of Folkestone Triennial
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Apr 04, 2014 - 06:25 PM
Two men sentenced to 19 years behind bars for Canterbury man's death in 'unprovoked and violent assault'
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 04, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Agenda of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - Wednesday 9 April 2014
  • News
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Apr 04, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins proposes new law to allow FA to veto takeovers of English football clubs
  • Parliament
  • News
by editor on Apr 04, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Lucky Hythe pensioner wins free gas in prize draw
  • Competitions
  • News
by editor on Apr 04, 2014 - 08:49 AM
Blow for Canterbury Council as developers pull plug on new Sainsbury's superstore and cinema complex
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Apr 03, 2014 - 06:30 PM
Full line-up announced for exciting Ashford Create Music Festival 2014
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Apr 03, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Hapless Dover teenager becomes stuck in storm drain trying to retrieve mobile phone - Photo
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Apr 03, 2014 - 04:45 PM
New Sunday park and ride for Canterbury starts at the weekend
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Apr 03, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Alan Carr support act returns to Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Apr 03, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Police concern over missing Ashford woman - Update
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Apr 03, 2014 - 06:30 AM
Claim made that Folkestone WW1 Memorial Arch 'has hardly any public support'
  • News
  • War
by editor on Apr 02, 2014 - 06:40 PM
Folkestone, Dover and Ashford crime round-up - 1 April 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 02, 2014 - 06:05 PM
Construction of Folkestone WW1 Memorial Arch is 'well underway'
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Apr 02, 2014 - 11:40 AM
'Gold standard' Kent Victims of crime charter launched
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Apr 02, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Met Office health alert issued after Sahara dust covers Kent
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Apr 02, 2014 - 08:49 AM
High visibility Police patrols in Ashford focus on pubs and clubs
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 02, 2014 - 06:30 AM
Labour group on Kent County Council slam Tories for wasting time and money over Sevenoaks Grammar School
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Apr 01, 2014 - 07:24 PM
Police discover class 'A' drugs during Saturday night operation in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Apr 01, 2014 - 01:37 PM
Nip across the Channel from Dover to Calais on rebranded MyFerretLink
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Apr 01, 2014 - 06:30 AM