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Inspections highlight serious gas safety risks affecting dozens of Canterbury businesses

Contributed by editor on Nov 18, 2017 - 12:05 PM


Gas safety risks have been identified at nearly 50 commercial catering premises in the district during visits by Canterbury City Council environmental health officers.


Pacific Ocean rower Meg Dyos opens Sea Safety Day in Ramsgate

Contributed by editor on May 26, 2017 - 11:35 AM


A multi-agency event to promote staying safe in the water has been held in Ramsgate.


Warning to swimmers in Dover Harbour while piling work is in progress

Contributed by editor on Apr 22, 2017 - 03:50 PM


Dover Harbour Board is warning swimmers  not to swim while piling work is in progress.


Kent firm warns of potential killer in your home

Contributed by editor on Aug 18, 2016 - 06:05 PM


A Kent heating firm is giving away a device that could save lives in a campaign to encourage everyone in the county to be more aware of gas safety.


Kent consumer watchdog warns of false claims by solar panel sellers

Contributed by editor on Aug 05, 2016 - 11:10 AM

Homeowners with solar panels are being contacted by salesmen making false claims about their existing solar panels.


Margate company fined £150,000 following health and safety failures which led to death of teenager

Contributed by editor on Jan 10, 2016 - 05:25 PM

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A man has been sentenced for a number of health and safety offences following the death of an 18 year-old man in Margate in 2014.


Warning of no swimming in Ashford lakes under any circumstances

Contributed by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 06:45 AM


Ashford residents are warned not to swim in the town’s lakes or ponds in the hot weather, under any circumstances.

Warnings issued by Kent Trading Standards over Nodding Reindeer Silhouette Christmas Decorations

Contributed by editor on Dec 09, 2011 - 02:45 PM

Two national retailers are asking people who bought Nodding Reindeer Silhouette Christmas Decoration from them to stop using them immediately.