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'Prescient Pool 2019' Summer long arts project launches in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Apr 09, 2019 - 08:45 AM

  Part of the 'Crossing Lines' art exhibition Photo: Ray Duff

 

By Ray Duff

Around 100 people attended Saturday's launch of a Summer long arts project, looking to involve local people in it's varied events.



Woman suffers burns and smoke inhalation following a garage fire in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Apr 09, 2019 - 08:40 AM

 

Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the garage of a property in Stonerock Close, Sturry near Canterbury at 11.30 on Monday morning.



Number of arrests over Stanhope Ashford assaults climbs to SIX

Contributed by editor on Apr 09, 2019 - 06:05 AM

 

A sixth arrest has been made in connection with a disturbance in Stanhope, Ashford.



Dover man charged with child sex offences

Contributed by editor on Apr 08, 2019 - 06:25 PM

 

A man from the Dover area has been arrested in connection with child sex offences.



Mother of extremely ill child from Aylesham, Dover has potentially life-saving medication confiscated at airport

Contributed by editor on Apr 08, 2019 - 03:50 PM

MP Charlie Elphicke - contacted Home Office

 

A Dover child who 'has one of worst child epilepsy cases in the UK' has had medicinal cannabis confiscated by officials at a south-east airport.



Thanet woman charged over fraudulently accepting donations after claiming she had cancer

Contributed by editor on Apr 08, 2019 - 01:20 PM

 

A Thanet woman has been charged with fraudulently accepting £45,350 in donations for an illness she allegedly did not have.



Fascinating Friends of Folkestone Museum talk delves into use of DNA in archaeology

Contributed by editor on Apr 08, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Attentive audience at the event  Photo: Ray Duff

 

By Ray Duff

A highly fascinating talk was held at Folkestone Town Hall last Saturday, as part of the Friends of Folkestone Museum talks series, on the story of the discovery of DNA and it's varied usages in archaeology and in modern forensic sciences.



Kent Police arrest four men after suspected murder in Dunkirk near Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Apr 08, 2019 - 10:02 AM

 

Four men have been arrested following a suspected murder in Dunkirk, near Canterbury on Sunday.



Police raid of Canterbury house leads to THREE cannabis cultivations worth nearly £1million in same street

Contributed by editor on Apr 08, 2019 - 07:55 AM

 

Three cannabis cultivations worth an estimated £900,000 have been found in a street in Canterbury after Police raided one property but later discovered plants growing in two other locations in the same street.



Welcome to 'dementia friendly' £7.5m sheltered housing scheme in Tenterden

Contributed by editor on Apr 07, 2019 - 12:55 PM

The smart exterior of the Danemore complex

 

A major landmark in Ashford Borough Council’s multi-million pound modernisation plan for its sheltered housing schemes has seen the re-opening of the £7.5m Danemore scheme in Tenterden.


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