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Reflecting on lockdown in Folkestone and Connecticut

Contributed by editor on Jun 17, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Folkestone's American Cousin - Peter Jurzynski 'masked up'

 

By Peter Jurzynski

As my state, Connecticut, gently eases restrictions as England did on Monday, I am reflecting on the many changes that the lockdown, stay at home orders have created.



Suspected robber charged over multiple incidents in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Jun 17, 2020 - 08:30 AM

 

A suspected robber is to appear in court charged with multiple offences following incidents in Ashford.



Massive 11,800 Folkestone and Hythe jobs furloughed through the Government's Job Retention Scheme

Contributed by editor on Jun 17, 2020 - 06:30 AM

 

Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 17 June 2020.


How to Use the Internet to Manage Financially Difficult Periods

Contributed by editor on Jun 16, 2020 - 11:35 PM


Going through a financially challenging period is always distressing and can negatively impact many areas of your life.



Lord Mayor of Canterbury speaks out on Pride Day - We're in this together, no matter our sexuality

Contributed by editor on Jun 16, 2020 - 12:30 PM

Lord Mayor Cllr Terry Westgate leads the 2019 Pride parade  Photo: Canterbury City Council

 

"The scourge of the coronavirus pandemic means it has never been more important to recognise that we are in this together, no matter our sexuality."



Folkestone mobility specialist stays open for vulnerable customers throughout lockdown

Contributed by editor on Jun 16, 2020 - 10:30 AM

Chris Cox and Chris-French,directors at Cinque Ports Mobility

 

A Folkestone mobility supplier has been praised by its customers and community partners for remaining open throughout the coronavirus lockdown to provide essential services to vulnerable people.



Inviting artists 'Back to the future' with Thanet arts group Looping the Loop

Contributed by editor on Jun 16, 2020 - 08:30 AM

 

As a theatre organisation in Thanet which is all about making adventures for audiences through live performance, coping with lockdown has given Looping the Loop plenty of challenges.



Man hospitalised with serious leg injury after robbery by pair in Mill Street Maidstone

Contributed by editor on Jun 16, 2020 - 06:30 AM

 

CCTV images have been released by detectives investigating a robbery in Maidstone.



European cash helping with new measures for Folkestone and Hythe shoppers

Contributed by editor on Jun 15, 2020 - 06:30 PM

 

Folkestone & Hythe District Council has announced a series of measures that will support the district’s high streets in welcoming shoppers back safely, as non-essential shops begin to reopen their doors from Monday 15 June.



Shameful 4,800 speeding tickets issued across Kent in just two weeks

Contributed by editor on Jun 15, 2020 - 04:30 PM

 

A national campaign aimed at tackling speeding motorists saw Kent Police officers issuing hundreds of tickets to people caught driving over the limit.