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Dover rapist is jailed for 24 years

Contributed by editor on Jan 10, 2018 - 04:45 PM


Multiple rapes and indecent assault have led to a Dover man being jailed for 24 years.

Local People Pages - Ashford photographer James Hinnells

Contributed by editor on Mar 29, 2014 - 09:45 AM

By Michael Smith

Following on from the recent Local People feature, another local photographer, James Hinnells offers his experience and advice to budding amateur snappers.

Local People Pages - Ashford photographer Ross Davenport

Contributed by editor on Mar 22, 2014 - 08:35 AM

By Michael Smith

Kent has a wide array of creative talent and people who spend many hours of their time running community groups, be they musical groups, rambler clubs or, as is the case in this Local People feature, Ross Davenport, a local photographer.

Folkestone man's alternative budget in tribute to Tony Benn and Bob Crow

Contributed by editor on Mar 19, 2014 - 06:30 AM

By Ray Duff

After the deaths of the great Parliamentarian, campaigner and diarist Tony Benn, and of RMT Union leader Bob Crow, I suggest the best way to remember them is to recall some of the Benn's suggestions in the 1970s and 80s for democratic transformation of the country.

Martello Towers not exclusive to Folkestone and East Sussex

Contributed by editor on Jan 11, 2014 - 08:45 AM

By Michael Smith

Dotted along the southern coast of Kent and East Sussex, there are many defensive forts called Martello Towers.

Film star connection to historic Forstal Cottage in Alkham, near Dover

Contributed by editor on Oct 26, 2013 - 09:05 AM

As well as being one of Alkham's historic houses, Forstal Cottage was where the popular British character actor, James Robertson Justice once lived.

Moscow is a far cry from Hawkinge for local businessman and Shepway councillor

Contributed by editor on Sep 20, 2013 - 04:40 PM

By David Godfrey

My business visit to Russia has taken me from from the busy Black Sea port of Novorrosysk to the bustling capital, Moscow some 900 miles north, for more business meetings.

The Who at the O2 - breathtaking

Contributed by editor on Jun 17, 2013 - 01:45 PM

By Dana Wiffen

I worked for The Who  for 5 years in the 1970s and the memories came flooding back as I took my seat for the band's Quadrophenia Concert at the O2 arena on Saturday (15 June)

Folkestone visitor's letter from America on the aftermath of Boston marathon bombing

Contributed by editor on Apr 20, 2013 - 09:58 PM

A 'Letter from America' from the US veteran channel swimmer and regular visitor to Folkestone, Peter Jurzynski, writing on the aftermath of the Boston bomb attack manhunt. (Saturday 20 April)

Folkestone pundit's alternative view of Thatcher's legacy

Contributed by editor on Apr 18, 2013 - 09:35 AM

By Ray Duff

In response to all the eulogies et al concerning the death and funeral of former PM Margaret Thatcher I offer an 'alternative view'?

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