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Tip off leads to Museum netting three rare watercolours ….9 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 09, 2003 - 01:55 PM

Dover Museum entered the 21st century when it netted three rare watercolours by ‘Dover’s most eminent artist’, William Burgess, using the electronic internet auction website, Ebay.....more


Hundreds of cars crushed in latest crackdown ….9 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 09, 2003 - 01:45 PM

Almost 300 illegal untaxed and abandoned vehicles have been dealt with in the latest month-long clampdown under Operation Cubit in Folkestone, Dover and Deal.. ….more


Hawkinge Broadband reaches the trigger target....9June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 09, 2003 - 01:23 PM

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Dear Ed,
I have just done my daily check on the BT pre-registration site,
and it would seem they have reduced our trigger level to 300.

....more


South East Today report provokes response from Chief Constable....6 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 06, 2003 - 11:49 AM

Kent Police Chief Constable Bob Ayling was so concerned by BBC South East Today's report yesterday evening (Thursday, 5 June) on crime in Kent, he felt he had to present a true picture.….more


Air ambulance crew mistake fire smell for farts....5 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 05, 2003 - 11:41 AM

A Norwegian air ambulance crew almost ignored the smell of an on board fire because they thought it was just the patients farting....more


Eurotunnel increases fleet....4 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 04, 2003 - 02:44 PM

Eurotunnel's 15th truck shuttle enters commercial service this month on the 35-minute shuttle service from Folkestone to Calais/Coquelles. ….more


Woman charged over tunnel bomb claim....4 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 04, 2003 - 06:15 AM

A woman who it is alleged, made claims that there was a bomb in the Channel Tunnel is due to appear before Folkestone Magistrates on 10th June....more


Royal Marines Memorial Garden could be relocated ….3 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 03, 2003 - 02:03 PM

Dover District Council is working to maintain a site dedicated to the memory of the Royal Marines bandsmen and to preserve the Memorial Garden in Deal following the recent fire at the former Chapel in Canada Road ….more


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Contributed by localrags on Jun 03, 2003 - 01:30 PM


Alien invasions of plants could jeopardize Dungeness survival ….3 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 03, 2003 - 01:08 PM

English Nature have warned that coastal areas of England like Dungeness are threatened if action is not taken to counter the risks to their survival….more