Ashford tops Kent recycling table for fourth year

Contributed by editor on Dec 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM


Ashford has been named top of the league when it comes to recycling in Kent for the fourth year in a row.

Dover installs super squeeze solar bins to keep beaches clean in Deal

Contributed by editor on Dec 18, 2018 - 08:05 AM


Dover District Council has installed new, larger capacity waste bins on Deal Seafront as part of our ongoing work to keep the district clean and tidy, and celebrate the beaches.

Thieves steal jewellery in burglary at Jersey Close home in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2018 - 06:30 PM


Detectives investigating a burglary at a home in Ashford in which jewellery, pictured above, was taken are appealing for information.

£150,000 Christmas present from Canterbury City Council

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2018 - 04:00 PM

Thanington Neighbourhood Resource Centre (pic: Google) is a grant recipient


Eleven local organisations have received an early Christmas present from the city council in the shape of a strategic grant.

Ready, Yeti, Go! for Kent kids reading challenge

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2018 - 01:55 PM


Youngsters across the county are invited to take part in a Winter Mini Reading Challenge which should keep them amused and occupied during the Christmas break from school.

Gearing up to deliver a First Class Christmas recognised in Sandwich with Dover Royal Mail visit

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM


Cllr Sue Chandler, Chairman of Dover District Council and Cllr Veronica Lioté, the Right Worshipful Mayor of Sandwich, pictured above, passed on early Christmas greetings to postmen and women at Sandwich delivery office.

Man arrested after officers called to Palm Bay Road Margate burglary

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM


An arrest has been made after officers were called to a report of a burglary in progress in Cliftonville, Margate.

New scheme helps Folkestone and Hythe keep on top of staggering 1,000 reports of graffiti, litter and vandalism

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2018 - 08:45 AM


Folkestone & Hythe District Council’s new Area Officers have dealt with more than1,000 reports of graffiti, litter and vandalism since they were appointed just two months ago.

Ten fire engines called to big blaze in Ashford village - UPDATE 09:50

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2018 - 07:36 AM


Kent Fire and Rescue Service remains at the scene of a fire in Biddenden High Street, where good progress is being made and the fire is well contained. Firefighters have worked to prevent the fire spreading and are now opening up the roof to reveal and extinguish any hotspots. The technical rescue team is in attendance and using a drone to get a view of the incident from above. Crews are expected to be on the scene throughout the day and into this evening.

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Academy students Shoebox Appeal will help Folkestone Rainbow Centre this Christmas

Contributed by editor on Dec 16, 2018 - 03:30 PM


Year 7 students from Folkestone Academy have collected food and gift donations for the Rainbow Centre Foodbank, with their Christmas Shoebox Appeal.

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