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Kent Police officer sentenced to 16-years after being found guilty of rape

Contributed by editor on Jun 26, 2018 - 03:15 PM

Sittingbourne police officer Clive Garton, 56-years-old, has been sentenced to 16-years imprisonment after being found guilty of rape, perverting the course of justice and stalking offences.

 




Folkestone Hythe District Council staff sent back to college

Contributed by editor on Jun 26, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The leader of Folkestone & Hythe District Council supports its elections team going back to college – to encourage students to register to vote.




Dover council takes back ownership of building and land at Sandwich Quay

Contributed by editor on Jun 26, 2018 - 09:30 AM

Dover District Council has been successful in regaining public ownership of land and property, adjacent to the Slipway at the Quay in Sandwich.




Team England Sports Ambassador inspires Folkestone Academy students

Contributed by editor on Jun 26, 2018 - 08:10 AM

Students at Folkestone Academy were given the opportunity to meet with Commonwealth Games Bronze Medallist, Owen Boxall,  a weightlifting champion, taking third in the recent Commonwealth Games Men’s 105kg category.




'Cocktail of drugs' festival-goer sentenced for drug driving near Maidstone

Contributed by editor on Jun 26, 2018 - 06:05 AM

A teenage festival-goer who consumed a cocktail of drugs before causing a serious road collision near Maidstone has been sentenced to a young offenders’ institution.

 

The Suzuki Alto  Photo: Kent Police




Woman assaulted in robbery at Thanet Way service station near Whitstable

Contributed by editor on Jun 25, 2018 - 07:25 PM

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a report of a robbery in Whitstable in which cash and cigarettes were stolen.




Six arrested in connection with drug supply in Grotto Hill Margate

Contributed by editor on Jun 25, 2018 - 04:15 PM

Six people were detained by Kent Police following a report of drug dealing at a property in Margate.




Hythe village marks 90 years since women were given the vote at 'Equaliteas' celebration

Contributed by editor on Jun 25, 2018 - 02:50 PM

By Susan Carey

Across the country between 18 June and 2 July groups have been holding Equaliteas to mark 90 years since the Representation of the People Act came into law and Lympne near Hythe did not want to miss out on the celebrations.




Warm Folkestone welcome for Archbishop of Canterbury as he performs Blessing of the Fisheries at harbour

Contributed by editor on Jun 25, 2018 - 01:05 PM

By Ray Duff

The sun shone and for the first time in many years the Blessing of the Fisheries ceremony in Folkestone was conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

 




A20 petrol station in Dover closed after car smashes into nearby shop

Contributed by editor on Jun 25, 2018 - 12:19 PM

A vintage sports car has smashed into a service station shop in Limekiln Street, Dover shortly before 9.00 am this morning, 25 June.



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