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Folkestone town shop windows' exhibition highlights women's fashion dilemma

Contributed by editor on Nov 13, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Exhibition poster

 

By Ray Duff

 

An exhibition has been launched, throughout November, by a:dress - Women's Fashion Eco-Action group founded in Folkestone earlier this year.




Lorry driver jailed after attempting to smuggle migrants OUT of the UK through Dover

Contributed by editor on Nov 13, 2020 - 08:00 AM

 

A Romanian lorry driver has been jailed for 31 months for attempting to smuggle a group of migrants out of the UK in his lorry.




‘Benny Line’ drug dealers sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court

Contributed by editor on Nov 12, 2020 - 05:00 PM

 

Three county line drug dealers involved in the supply of heroin and cocaine in Maidstone and other towns in west Kent, have been sentenced at court.




Elderly pedestrian dies after collision with van outside Canterbury supermarket

Contributed by editor on Nov 12, 2020 - 03:00 PM

 

A white Ford Transit Connect van was travelling along the A257, St George's Place, Canterbury when it collided with a pedestrian at around 5.35pm on Wednesday 11 November 2020.




Suspected poaching incident near Ashford leads to hundreds of pounds in fines over coronavirus breaches

Contributed by editor on Nov 12, 2020 - 12:30 PM

 

Catapults, ball bearings and poaching equipment were seized and fines issued for Covid-19 breaches after officers from the Rural Task Force stopped two vehicles in Lenham.




Knife robbery reported after teenage boy had his mobile phone stolen in Margate

Contributed by editor on Nov 12, 2020 - 10:00 AM

 

Witnesses are being sought after a teenage boy was robbed of his mobile phone in Margate by gang of three.




Man and woman arrested in Ashford after suspected class A drugs seized

Contributed by editor on Nov 12, 2020 - 08:00 AM

 

Proactive work by officers in Ashford has led to the seizure of suspected class A drugs and the arrest of two suspects.




Appeal after motorbike and electric scooter stolen in Egremont Road Maidstone burglary

Contributed by editor on Nov 11, 2020 - 05:00 PM

 

Information is sought by officers investigating the theft of a motorbike, shown above, during a burglary near Maidstone.




Suspected burglar charged with eight offences in Ashford Westgate and Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Nov 11, 2020 - 02:00 PM

 

A suspected burglar is to appear before court charged with eight offences in east Kent.




Lockdown curtails Remembrance ceremonies in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Nov 11, 2020 - 12:30 PM

The Standards displayed during the 3pm memorial ceremony  Photo: Ray Duff

By Ray Duff

 

Folkestone marked this year's curtailed Remembrance Sunday ceremonies with very reduced numbers and only attending a number of events throughout the day.



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