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Alkham Parish Council in Dover deserted by villagers after rule changes

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2020 - 11:30 AM

 

Writing in the Alkham newsletter this month editor Brian Wimsett has aired local views on the new rules placed upon parish councils.



Canterbury man jailed for more than six years over child abuse offences

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2020 - 09:20 AM

 

A Canterbury man who was found guilty of child abuse offences has been jailed for more than six years.



£1 million to help homelessness and rough sleeping in Canterbury

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

 

Canterbury City Council has secured government funding of almost £1 million for its work to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping during 2020/21.

 



Dennis set the cause havoc across Kent throughout weekend

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2020 - 02:30 PM

 

The Met Office has issued an 'amber' weather warning over Storm Dennis which is likely to bring very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend and into Monday



Dover helps residents prepare for VE Day street parties

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2020 - 02:30 PM

 

Dover District Council is reminding people of the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May when communities are invited to get involved with a VE Day 75 party.



Man jailed for 12 years after serious assault in Folkestone hotel room

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2020 - 12:30 PM

 

A man inflicted numerous serious injuries on his victim after they refused to hand over £10 at a Folkestone hotel in July 2019.

 



Two in court after thefts from cars in Margate

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2020 - 10:30 AM

Parked cars in Margate

 

Two people have been charged after jewellery and sat navs were stolen from cars in Margate.

 



MP battles for epileptic child from Dover to receive NHS cannabis treatment

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2020 - 08:30 AM

Natalie Elphicke MP with Emma Appleby

 

A mother from Aylesham in Dover district is paying £2,500 a month for medicinal cannabis for her daughter because she can’t get an NHS prescription – more than a year after it was made legal.

 



Six week delay to essential repairs on Sandwich Toll Bridge

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2020 - 06:30 AM

Sandwich Toll Bridge Photo: Kent County Council

 

Kent County Council has announced that the essential maintenance work on Sandwich Toll Bridge has been postponed.

 



Two cars driven away after house is burgled in Millstrood Road Whitstable

Contributed by editor on Feb 13, 2020 - 04:30 PM

 

Kent Police is appealing for information following the theft of two cars during a burglary in Whitstable.

 


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