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News archive for February, 2015

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Compulsory Purchase Order approval gives green light to begin new retail park in Dover
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Feb 28, 2015 - 05:10 PM
New man appointed following shock resignation of Kent County Council cabinet member
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Feb 28, 2015 - 01:35 PM
Tug boat owner jailed after crew man dies whilst towing motor cruiser from Medway to Brighton
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 28, 2015 - 10:25 AM
Grayson brings his Provincial Punk to Margate
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Feb 28, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Canterbury court jails Ramsgate man who used child car seats to hide drugs
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 27, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Dover Western Docks Revival Marketing Suite opens for business
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Feb 27, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Folkestone student's Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump presentation wins through to national competition
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Feb 27, 2015 - 11:50 AM
'Vile' 72-year-old ex-family friend convicted of historic sexual abuse in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 27, 2015 - 08:30 AM
Crumbling slabs at 'Shared Space' in Ashford forces major makeover to fix damage caused by vehicles
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Feb 27, 2015 - 07:25 AM
Residents show little enthusiasm for involvement in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh plans for the future
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Feb 26, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Seemingly rosy view of realities of teenage pregnancy expressed by Germaine Greer in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Feb 26, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Cash donation for repairs could soon see restored Premier locomotive back on Sittingbourne and Kemsley line
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Feb 26, 2015 - 01:21 PM
£20,000 investment signals new era for one of Canterbury's top visitor attractions
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Feb 26, 2015 - 08:40 AM
Folkestone and Hythe choirs and bands concert helping to provide poorest communities with clean water
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Feb 25, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Dover district school strikes up the choir for Kent Air Ambulance
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Feb 25, 2015 - 04:50 PM
Warning over computer attack as National Crime Agency leads operation to take down servers
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 25, 2015 - 02:40 PM
Snap up High Street bargains at Folkestone Charity Fashion Show
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Feb 25, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Big US chill kills Folkestone Peter's beloved 1994 Oldsmobile
  • Letters
  • News
by editor on Feb 25, 2015 - 09:16 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP invites people to join him on community walk to raise cash for Young Lives Foundation
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Feb 25, 2015 - 07:05 AM
Image released after 10-year-old girl approached by whistling woman in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 24, 2015 - 07:55 PM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner car crash insurance investigation is dropped by CPS
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Feb 24, 2015 - 06:50 PM
Folkestone beauty therapist nails it at London Show
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Feb 24, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Kent Battle of Britain Museum opening weekend features Strongest Man and Woman 2015 competition
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Feb 24, 2015 - 02:40 PM
Folkestone college working with Belgian schools to create giant mural to commemorate the First World War
  • News
  • War
by editor on Feb 24, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Tourism accolade for Canterbury history visitor attraction
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Feb 24, 2015 - 09:45 AM
20,000 flowers bloom in Folkestone for remembered lives
  • News
  • War
by editor on Feb 24, 2015 - 07:15 AM
CCTV stills released after allegations of woman's hair set alight while queuing in Canterbury fast food restaurant
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 23, 2015 - 07:55 PM
Kent parking plan to ease Operation Stack problems to be put forward to Government
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Feb 23, 2015 - 06:20 PM
Woman driver reports being racially abused and spat at in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 23, 2015 - 04:50 PM
Barnes sees work of Kent Search and Rescue ‘unsung heroes’ first-hand
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Feb 23, 2015 - 12:57 PM
Frustration kicks in for Hawkinge Town after playing just one match in two months
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Feb 23, 2015 - 09:17 AM
Man treated in hospital after suffering burns in Folkestone flat blaze
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Feb 22, 2015 - 04:06 PM
Sadness after Wells and Walsingham Railway founder dies at 92
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Feb 22, 2015 - 01:20 PM
Margate husband who threatened to kill his wife in 'horrendous attack' is jailed
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 22, 2015 - 10:40 AM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events March 2015
  • Environment
  • Out & About
by editor on Feb 22, 2015 - 09:05 AM
What's on at the Hawkinge Community Centre in March?
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Feb 21, 2015 - 07:10 PM
Folkestone man jailed for raping four-year-old boy
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 21, 2015 - 05:40 PM
WOW week in Folkestone is for everybody
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Feb 21, 2015 - 02:05 PM
'Pretty Ugly' Louise arrives in Margate
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Feb 21, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce and Furley Page hold workshops over post election employment law implications
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Feb 21, 2015 - 09:00 AM
Shepway trumpets 4p a week drop in council tax for Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh households
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Feb 20, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Mobile phone thieves hunted after Dover street robbery
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 20, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Folkestone students take their 'Wig Wiggle' to 10 Downing Street
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Feb 20, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Are you registered to vote in Kent?
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Feb 20, 2015 - 10:35 AM
Kent Police appeal after thief escapes with jewellery and watches in Deal burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 20, 2015 - 08:50 AM
Water company warns Kent residents over bogus telephone callers offering refunds
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 20, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Changing face of Dover prompts parking review
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Feb 19, 2015 - 06:40 PM
More jobs at Port of Dover from new £1million state of the art freight clearance and truckstop facility
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Feb 19, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Free omnibus treat for Ashford passengers
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Feb 19, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Specialist maritime recruitment firm in Folkestone looks to fill thousands of jobs for 'super sewer'
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Feb 19, 2015 - 08:50 AM
Dungeness nuclear power station tops 10,000 visitors
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Feb 19, 2015 - 07:35 AM
Hawkinge traffic diversions for two weeks due to closure of Pay Street
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Feb 18, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Catch some 'free' Sunday family fun in Folkestone
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Feb 18, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Bike thieves busy in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 18, 2015 - 01:55 PM
Help name cute baby drill monkey at Ashford animal reserve
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Feb 18, 2015 - 11:37 AM
Dover residents offered alternative to Household Waste Recycling Centres
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Feb 18, 2015 - 08:25 AM
Bristow search and rescue helicopters in talks over Lydd Airport base
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Feb 18, 2015 - 06:50 AM
£1,000 folding bike stolen in Dover burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 17, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Efit image released after good Samaritan 'stabbed' in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 17, 2015 - 05:41 PM
ThisGirlCan horse riding in Dover awarded share of £90,000 Sportivate county funding
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Feb 17, 2015 - 02:05 PM
Driver taken to hospital after car smashes into saltbox on Spitfire Way Hawkinge
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Feb 17, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Folkestone wrestling promoter promises fans another action packed evening in Hawkinge
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Feb 17, 2015 - 10:35 AM
Tips for council and parliamentary candidates in Dover
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Feb 17, 2015 - 07:25 AM
Green surge storms into Folkestone and Hythe
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Feb 16, 2015 - 06:50 PM
Propeller returns to Folkestone with farcical comedy
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Feb 16, 2015 - 05:40 PM
Extra £92 million allocated for pupil places in Folkestone and Ashford and across Kent
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Feb 16, 2015 - 02:25 PM
Lydd Airport Action Group warn of bird strikes after 35,000 geese recorded in 2013
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Feb 16, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Folkestone's American cousin reports on latest blizzards in New England
  • Letters
  • News
by editor on Feb 15, 2015 - 05:23 PM
Boulton Paul Defiant aircraft takes shape at Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge
  • News
  • Military History
by editor on Feb 15, 2015 - 02:45 PM
Demise of the 'Wish You Were Here' postcard from Kent
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Feb 15, 2015 - 01:45 PM
On safari near Ashford within roaring distance of lions
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Feb 15, 2015 - 09:50 AM
Superfast broadband rolled out to 69,105 homes in Kent
  • Computing
  • News
by editor on Feb 14, 2015 - 05:25 PM
Fishermen to benefit after £323,000 Ramsgate Harbour improvements
  • Infrastructure
  • News
by editor on Feb 14, 2015 - 03:50 PM
Folkestone's American cousin reports on impending life threatening blizzards
  • Letters
  • News
by editor on Feb 14, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Two men escape with scratch cards in Margate newsagent raid
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 14, 2015 - 11:05 AM
Man jailed after daubing graffiti on Ashford Civic Centre doors
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 14, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Kent's first over 18 Quaint Queer Weird Wedding Spectacular coming to Chatham
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Feb 13, 2015 - 06:35 PM
Serious assault on 'have a go hero' in Folkestone after he steps in to save woman from attack
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 13, 2015 - 04:55 PM
Lumley Charity Day raises over £1,400 for homeless people in Folkestone
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Feb 13, 2015 - 01:05 PM
Travelodge signs up for new St James's leisure and retail development in Dover
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Feb 13, 2015 - 10:05 AM
Young Folkestone chef wins through to regional stage of National Young Chef competition
  • Competitions
  • News
by editor on Feb 13, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Kent County Council 2015/16 budget is rubber stamped
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Feb 12, 2015 - 08:25 PM
Kent could save £4million after receiving £½m to crackdown on fraudsters
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 12, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Folkestone football team heads for Premier League
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Feb 12, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Secondhand smoke campaign to protect children launches across Kent following national vote
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Feb 12, 2015 - 01:05 PM
Do you know who to call if you have a power cut in Kent?
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Feb 12, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Aquatic carnival of family fun returns to Hythe
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Feb 12, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Kent County Council budget is 'the most difficult and challenging KCC has ever faced'
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Feb 12, 2015 - 06:05 AM
Thieves in Folkestone make off with £4,000 worth of scaffolding
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 11, 2015 - 06:30 PM
Hawkinge schoolboy qualifies for national tennis finals
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Feb 11, 2015 - 04:40 PM
Critically endangered baby gibbon born at Canterbury animal park - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Feb 11, 2015 - 01:45 PM
Despite Chamber closure Shepway welcomes continued backing for businesses in Folkestone Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Feb 11, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Model business steams into Dover Enterprise Zone near Sandwich
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Feb 11, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Margate man jailed over sexual assault on 14-year-old
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 11, 2015 - 08:05 AM
MP praises Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter volunteers following his recent visit
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Feb 11, 2015 - 06:25 AM
Oak memorial to commemorate First World War centenary planted in Dover
  • News
  • War
by editor on Feb 10, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Historic Folkestone Leas Lift opens for 2015
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Feb 10, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Investigation launched into police shooting following stabbing near Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 10, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Dungeness Power Station donates energy-saving tools to Kent residents
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Feb 10, 2015 - 09:50 AM
Chocks away! Defiant leaves RAF Cosford and 'lands' at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Feb 10, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Lifeline thrown to Dover Calais MyFerryLink as Court allows appeal to go ahead
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Feb 09, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Annual commemoration service hears Mayor announce permission for Plimsoll Memorial in Folkestone is secured - Photos
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Feb 09, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Romney Marsh woman dies after two car crash near Brenzett
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Feb 09, 2015 - 02:10 PM
Folkestone's American cousin fears for his 1994 Oldsmobile in worst snowfall and coldest weather of the winter
  • Letters
  • News
by editor on Feb 09, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Shepway Green Party condemn Hythe lorry park 'madness'
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Feb 09, 2015 - 09:03 AM
Woman 'critical' following two car smash on Romney Marsh
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Feb 08, 2015 - 03:44 PM
Circuitous diversions to be put in place for closure of main Canterbury to Folkestone road at Densole
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Feb 08, 2015 - 03:27 PM
Golden Earring still on the 'Radar' after a 'golden' 54 years
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Feb 08, 2015 - 01:45 PM
No early light at the end of the tunnel after port delays improvements to A20 junctions in Dover
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Feb 08, 2015 - 10:25 AM
Dover man charged over Christmas Day rape
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 08, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Four arrested after cops seize drugs worth up to £100,000 from houses in Ramsgate.
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 07, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Folkestone students' 'Wig Wiggle' video rolled out across the country for national campaign
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Feb 07, 2015 - 04:15 PM
Grand ArrccLark alternative catwalk show to be held in Folkestone
  • Disabled
  • News
by editor on Feb 07, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Man who punched police officer at beer festival in Ashford is sentenced
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 07, 2015 - 09:50 AM
Dover College boys picked for ISFA South East soccer squad
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Feb 07, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Eurotunnel defends lattice-style freight transporters in wake of Folkestone to France tunnel fire
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Feb 06, 2015 - 08:15 PM
Disappointing turnout of prospective MPs attending Kent police and crime briefing
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Feb 06, 2015 - 08:12 PM
Dover College praised over outstanding inspection
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Feb 06, 2015 - 08:09 PM
New Dover development at Aylesham swings into action
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Feb 06, 2015 - 08:06 PM
Dover recycling advisors coming soon to a door near you
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Feb 06, 2015 - 07:35 AM
Yorkshire man charged with causing death by dangerous driving after fatal crash near Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 05, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Margate man sentenced to life imprisonment for brutal attack on pensioner in Cliftonville
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 05, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Charities across Thanet benefit from Kent Police property fund donations
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Feb 05, 2015 - 02:05 PM
Problems over illegal lorry parking in Dover is part of bigger picture being raised with government says council
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Feb 05, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Folkestone pupils busy producing food for visit of a 16 foot giant seagull
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Feb 05, 2015 - 09:30 AM
Community Hub opened for residents in the Folkestone Road area of Dover
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Feb 05, 2015 - 07:45 AM
Police appeal to help find stabbing victim following fracas in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 04, 2015 - 07:28 PM
No access onto Folkestone to Canterbury A260 through Densole during road works
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Feb 04, 2015 - 05:50 PM
Rewards for Dover dog owners who pick up after their pooches
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Feb 04, 2015 - 02:45 PM
Petticoat Lane Emporium opens for Valentine’s Day handmade-fest in Ramsgate
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Feb 04, 2015 - 01:55 PM
Hawkinge Town need to be top of their game against South Darenth to retain league advantage
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Feb 04, 2015 - 11:40 AM
African painted pups spotted at Port Lympne Reserve near Ashford - Photos
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Feb 04, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Support for retired Gurkhas after Government accepts recommendation of Folkestone & Hythe MP to use money from fines on banking industry
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Feb 04, 2015 - 07:15 AM
Kent households' 5p a week council tax increase saves 30 frontline police officer jobs
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Feb 03, 2015 - 06:05 PM
Water bills cut for Folkestone and Dover households
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Feb 03, 2015 - 04:45 PM
20 years peace of mind from potential developments for Dover home buyers
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Feb 03, 2015 - 01:30 PM
International athlete inspires pupils at Folkestone sports workshop
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Feb 03, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Too cold for dogs to do their business as Folkestone's American cousin bites his nails over heating oil deliveries in Connecticut
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Feb 03, 2015 - 10:15 AM
Police appeal after two girls attacked in East Kent town
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 03, 2015 - 07:55 AM
Folkestone's American cousin experiencing the worst snowfall and coldest weather of the winter
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Feb 02, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Pet poodle mauled to death and dog walker suffers savage attack by three Staffordshire Bull Terriers in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Feb 02, 2015 - 05:55 PM
No disgrace for Hawkinge after suffering 8-0 defeat to Kent Invicta League side Lydd Town
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Feb 02, 2015 - 04:45 PM
People urged to get behind campaign to halt the destruction of Folkestone Harbour Railway Station
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Feb 02, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Arrival of Defiant aircraft exhibit at Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge is tantalisingly close
  • News
  • War
by editor on Feb 02, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Packed meeting in Ashford hears calls for changes or an end to controversial TTIP trade proposals
  • Letters
  • News
by editor on Feb 02, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Kent and East Sussex Railway members solve mystery of 'lost' Eltham Well Hall station waiting room
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Feb 01, 2015 - 01:45 PM
Dungeness Lifeboat car wash volunteers raise more than £1,000 for SOS day
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Feb 01, 2015 - 09:25 AM