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Dover ploughs another £300K into bringing more empty properties back into use

Contributed by editor on Nov 06, 2019 - 08:30 AM

 

A major scheme to bring empty properties back into use in the area has been given a key boost - following news that Dover District Council’s Cabinet has agreed to another £300K to support ‘top up’ loans under Kent County Council’s No Use Empty initiative.





Folkestone and Hythe MP's school visit showed how social media can be used to effect positive change

Contributed by editor on Nov 06, 2019 - 06:25 AM

 

Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 6 November 2019





Two arrested after around 50 cars are damaged in Faversham and Thanet

Contributed by editor on Nov 05, 2019 - 06:30 PM

Hawkinge Gazette library image

 

Two arrests have been made as part of an investigation into reports of criminal damage to cars in Thanet and Faversham.





Police hunt for College Square attacker who struck victim with chain and bites his chin in Margate

Contributed by editor on Nov 05, 2019 - 04:30 PM

CCTV images issued after assault in Margate - Kent Police

 

Detectives investigating a reported assault in Margate have issued CCTV images of a man who may have important information.





Best advice and support to new mums on breastfeeding at East Kent Hospitals

Contributed by editor on Nov 05, 2019 - 02:30 PM


East Kent Hospitals has passed the first stage in achieving Unicef Baby Friendly accreditation, meaning mums and babies will get the best advice and support with breastfeeding.





Snap Fitness ready to launch £500,000 investment at Elwick Place in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Nov 05, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Snap Fitness opening at Elwick Place

 

Snap Fitness is set to open it's latest UK gym at Elwick Place in Ashford with a £500,000 investment in the town centre.





Kent Trading Standards take action on shisha cafes across the county

Contributed by editor on Nov 05, 2019 - 08:30 AM

 

Six Trading Standards services across the South East, including Kent, joined forces with officers from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and other local agencies to tackle illegal supplies of shisha molasses and their associated health concerns.





Magistrates order Thanet residents to pay over £6,000 in two fly-tipping cases

Contributed by editor on Nov 05, 2019 - 06:15 AM

Fly tipping in Minster  Photo: Thanet District Council

 

Magistrates in Folkestone have ordered two Thanet residents to pay over £6,000 in two fly-tipping cases.





PHEW! Dutch pair jailed after being stopped in Dover with over 500kg of cannabis hidden in gone-off cheese

Contributed by editor on Nov 04, 2019 - 06:30 PM

 

Two Dutch men who smuggled vast quantities of cannabis from the Netherlands into the UK have been jailed following a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation.





Cash stolen from premises at Eddington Business Park in Herne Bay

Contributed by editor on Nov 04, 2019 - 04:25 PM

 

An appeal for information has been made after money was stolen from a Herne Bay business.




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