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Elephant and Hind bar returns to Dover thanks council cash

Contributed by editor on Jul 16, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Harry Richardson from the Elephant and Hind is pictured with Jayne Miles, DDC Corporate Projects Manager Photo: Dover District Council

 

A bar on Dover Market Square is giving a warm welcome to news that it is the latest business to be awarded a grant under Dover District Council’s Town Centre Business Grant Scheme.



Kent Police step up battle against knife crime with introduction of scanner arches at popular venues

Contributed by editor on Jul 16, 2019 - 09:15 AM

A knife scanner used by Gravesend and Dartford officers

 

Officers in Dartford and Gravesend have been working with a number of venues to reduce violence and tackle knife crime.



Computer-generated image released by Kent Police Detectives investigating Deal burglary

Contributed by editor on Jul 16, 2019 - 06:15 AM

Computer-generated image of a man has been released by detectives

 

A computer-generated image of a man has been released by detectives investigating a Deal burglary.



Jewellery stolen in Ferne Way, Folkestone burglary

Contributed by editor on Jul 16, 2019 - 06:05 AM

 

Jewellery reported stolen during a burglary in Folkestone is being investigated by detectives at Kent Police.



4 Things You Can Do to Keep the House Clean

Contributed by editor on Jul 15, 2019 - 11:35 PM


Keeping up with the daily house chores can be a total bore – it’s probably the very last way you wish to be spending your time, but it doesn’t have to be as awful as you’re possibly thinking.

 


Ashford households could face £400 fines over new waste disposal liability rules crackdown

Contributed by editor on Jul 15, 2019 - 02:15 PM

 

Ashford Borough Council has approved the introduction of a Fixed Penalty Notice for breaches of householder waste duty of care, which could see householders fined up to £400 for non-compliance in the disposal of waste.



Motion for KCC to scrap peak time restrictions for disabled people bus passes in Kent withdrawn after last minute objection

Contributed by editor on Jul 15, 2019 - 12:15 PM

 

At the Kent County Council meeting on 11th July the Liberal Democrats reported that although they were due to propose a motion calling for Kent County Council to remove peak time restrictions for disabled persons' bus passes, the motion was withdrawn by the county council chairman following a last minute objection by KCC's senior financial officer.



Oh dear what can the matter be? Dover village church drama!

Contributed by editor on Jul 15, 2019 - 09:50 AM

 

By Den Barnard

Never let it be said that nothing happens in the Dover village of Alkham.



Ramsgate RNLI lifeboat called out to assist a blazing yacht

Contributed by editor on Jul 15, 2019 - 08:17 AM

The burning yacht being hosed down by a wind farm support vessel  Photo: RNLI/Ian Cannon

 

RNLI has reported Ramsgate's All-Weather Lifeboat was launched on Wednesday 10 July at 12:04pm after a call from HM Coastguard to tow a yacht, which was on fire, back to Ramsgate.



Having Safe Fun This Summer

Contributed by editor on Jul 14, 2019 - 11:35 PM


During the summer, people tend to be in high spirits and ready to go out and have fun. However, it’s imperative that you ensure that you’re making unforgettable memories in the safest way possible.

 


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