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Shorncliffe Road closed for installation of Folkestone West Zebra Crossing

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2020 - 09:00 AM

 

The Shorncliffe Road and Audley Road junction near Folkestone West Railway Station will be closed later this month for the installation of a new Zebra Crossing.




Electric scooter scheme glides into Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2020 - 07:00 AM

 

Kent County Council, Canterbury City Council and Bird, the leading micro-mobility operator, have teamed up to bring affordable, environmentally friendly electric scooters to Canterbury.




Manslaughter charge following death of 3-year-old child in Sandgate Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 05:00 PM

 

A man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a young child in Sandgate.




Man who stamped on victims’s head with steel toe-capped boots handed eight years’ in jail at Maidstone Crown Court

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 05:00 PM

 

A Sevenoaks builder who repeatedly kicked and stamped on a man’s head with steel toe-capped boots has been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment.




Man charged in connection to sexual assault at Broadstairs station

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 03:00 PM

 

A man has appeared at court charged in connection to an incident at Broadstairs station, Kent, on the evening of Wednesday 26 August.




Spate of burglaries in Tunbridge Wells area

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 12:55 PM

 

Information is being sought by detectives investigating a spate of reported burglaries outside Tunbridge Wells in the Bidborough area.




Dover prepares to become home for COVID-safe cruising

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Photo: Port of Dover

 

Following several months helping cruise lines find a home in Dover for ships needing lay-by facilities, the UK's second busiest cruise port has welcomed the development of a framework within which the port can prepare to become a popular home for COVID-safe cruising.




Kent crime roundup sees 48 years in prison sentences meted out to callous burglars and violent thieves in September

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 08:50 AM

 

Nearly a half century in prison sentences were given to callous burglars and violent thieves across September 2020.




Crippled yacht with total electrical failure towed to safety by Margate lifeboat

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 07:00 AM

Photo: Margate RLNI

 

Margate’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat has assisted a yacht with two people on board after their vessel became disabled north of Margate.




Drugs trafficker stopped in Dover faces nearly 7 years in jail over £1 million cocaine and beer cover-up

Contributed by editor on Oct 07, 2020 - 04:50 PM

 

A man who was driving a lorry load of beer into the UK has been jailed for six years and nine months after he tried to smuggle Class A drugs worth more than a million pounds into the country.



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