Seasonal surge in equine thefts prompts safety advice for horse owners across Kent

Contributed by editor on Jun 15, 2020 - 02:30 PM


Safety advice is being provided to horse owners following a surge in reports of equine equipment being stolen.

Goodwin Sands off the East Kent coast could be in line for new government protection

Contributed by editor on Jun 15, 2020 - 12:30 PM

Dover and Deal MP Natalie Elphicke (far right) with the Goodwin Sands SOS-group


The Goodwin Sands could become one of the Government’s first designated Highly Protected Marine Areas following a campaign by local conservation groups and Dover and Deal MP Natalie Elphicke.

Cash courier arrested in Dover is jailed for smuggling £12million out of the UK

Contributed by editor on Jun 15, 2020 - 10:30 AM


A Turkish lorry driver has been jailed for smuggling over £12 million of criminal cash out of the country over a five month period.

Early ideas for Local Nature Reserve in Canterbury set out

Contributed by editor on Jun 15, 2020 - 08:30 AM


Early proposals for the management of a new Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in Wincheap include a species-rich grassland, a wet woodland for nesting birds, an otter holt, two new ponds and log piles for reptiles.

Man who fired BB gun in Manor Road and Cheriton Road Folkestone is jailed

Contributed by editor on Jun 14, 2020 - 02:55 PM


A man who fired a BB gun at a house and a van in Folkestone prompting an armed police response has been jailed.

Motorway closed after young woman pedestrian dies on M20 near Ashford

Contributed by editor on Jun 14, 2020 - 10:23 AM


Investigators are appealing for information about a fatal collision on the M20 in the early hours of this morning, 14 June, in which a woman in her 20s was fatally injured.

Folkestone man who burgled Ashford home twice in a week and stamped on pensioner's face is jailed for 15 years

Contributed by editor on Jun 14, 2020 - 09:00 AM


A burglar who targeted an Ashford home twice in one week, leading to the victim having his face stamped on, has been jailed for over 15 years.

Comprehensive package to help shoppers stay safe in Canterbury district as lockdown is lifted

Contributed by editor on Jun 13, 2020 - 03:00 PM


While businesses will be doing lots of work themselves to ensure they comply with the government guidelines, Canterbury City Council is working with a range of organisations on what are the first significant steps towards economic recovery as non-essential retailers are allowed to open their doors and welcome shoppers for the first time in months.

Knife-wielding attacker jailed for 10-years after unprovoked assault outside Herne Bay nightclub

Contributed by editor on Jun 13, 2020 - 03:00 PM


An unprovoked assault outside a Herne Bay nightclub has led to a 10-year jail sentence for the knife-wielding attacker.

Norwegian World leader in expedition cruises chooses Dover as its home port

Contributed by editor on Jun 13, 2020 - 01:00 PM


Hurtigruten, world leader in expedition cruises, has announced a year-round programme of unique voyages departing from Dover from mid March 2021.