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Kent fruit growers ‘proud’ to receive top wildlife conservation trophy

Contributed by editor on Jul 18, 2018 - 11:30 AM

 

Fruit growers who go above and beyond to make their farm as environmentally-friendly as possible have been honoured with a top award.


Suspected burglars barge into basement flat in Ramsgate and demand drugs - UPDATED 19 JULY

Contributed by editor on Jul 18, 2018 - 11:05 AM

 

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a report of an aggravated burglary at a flat in Ramsgate.


Critically endangered Sumatran tiger arrives in Canterbury from London Zoo

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

Photo: Howletts Wild Animal Park

 

Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury, has announced the arrival of Achilles, a male Sumatran tiger.


Police appealing for witnesses to a serious injury collision at Ashford Road and Faversham Road junction in Lenham

Contributed by editor on Jul 18, 2018 - 07:55 AM

 

Officers are appealing for information after a man was left with injuries following an assault in Ramsgate.


Folkestone and Hythe MP awaits Operation Stack decision after consultation closes this weekend

Contributed by editor on Jul 18, 2018 - 06:05 AM

 

Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 18 July 2018




Witnesses sought after early morning assault in Ramsgate

Contributed by editor on Jul 17, 2018 - 06:45 PM

 

Officers are appealing for information after a man was left with injuries following an assault in Ramsgate.


Detectives make second arrest in Folkestone attempted murder investigation

Contributed by editor on Jul 17, 2018 - 04:40 PM

 

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a man in Folkestone have made a second arrest.


Kent County Show draws in 74,000 visitors - PHOTO GALLERY

Contributed by editor on Jul 17, 2018 - 03:45 PM

 

Words and photos by Susan Carey

The annual Kent County Show is a massive event with over 400 exhibitor and trade stands, over 300 competitions, activities and displays showcasing farming, the countryside and rural life.


Ashford slashes waiting times for disabled assessment grants to zero

Contributed by editor on Jul 17, 2018 - 01:25 PM

 

A new Ashford Council initiative has slashed waiting times for Disabled Facility Grants assessments in the borough and expanded the schemes for more people to benefit.


Where is everyone? Hawkinge Fun Day fails to pull in the crowds

Contributed by editor on Jul 17, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Daphne Pascoe with Dave Berry of FYP  Photo: Susan Carey

 

By Susan Carey

There was a lot on offer at the Hawkinge Fun Day on Saturday 7 July but also plenty of competition from other local summer events and attendance was noticeably down on previous years when the town flocked to the spectacular event in their thousands.

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