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News archive for October, 2013

Title Category Contributed
More Police powers put in place to rid Dover town centre of trouble-makers
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Masked man walks off empty handed after threatening woman carrying cash to security van in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2013 - 04:50 PM
European elections candidate lends support to Folkestone Churches Homeless Winter Shelter project
  • News
  • Poverty
by editor on Oct 31, 2013 - 01:30 PM
Police across East Kent prepare for Halloween
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2013 - 12:20 PM
Dover and Deal MP backs breaking up the big six power generating companies in rising fuel bill debate
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Oct 31, 2013 - 10:40 AM
Businesses invited to take part in popular Kent Big Weekend 2014
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Oct 31, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP praises hard work in getting things moving again after big storm
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 31, 2013 - 06:45 AM
Police hunt for sex attacker after woman allegedly pulled to the ground by her hair in Ashford park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 30, 2013 - 06:16 PM
First cheetah cubs in 30 years born in Ashford animal park
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 30, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Hundreds of possibly dangerous fake electrician's 'bibles' seized in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 30, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone Military Wives Choir helps launch Kent’s Poppy Appeal
  • News
  • War
by editor on Oct 30, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Dover Discovery Park on target for 3,000 new jobs by 2017
  • Industrycommerce
  • News
by editor on Oct 29, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Police probe 'unprovoked' assault after woman hit with bottle in Ashford nightclub
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 29, 2013 - 04:45 PM
More Fire Brigades Union strikes in Kent called in run up to Guy Fawkes night
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 29, 2013 - 12:55 PM
Hat-trick for Reece as Hawkinge net five - Photos
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Oct 29, 2013 - 11:30 AM
Spooky fun hoping to revive fortunes of Folkestone shopkeepers
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Oct 29, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Highways crews clear more than 100 trees blocking Kent roads
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Oct 29, 2013 - 12:05 AM
Man charged with assault following Folkestone burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Tools stolen from three vans during spate of thefts in Hawkinge
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Don't get duped warning to storm damage victims in Kent
  • Trading Standards
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2013 - 04:01 PM
Hardy Hawkinge Environment Group holding first winter barbeque
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2013 - 11:20 AM
Storm shuts roads in East Kent
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Oct 28, 2013 - 07:35 AM
Something for all the family in Dover during the school holidays
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Oct 28, 2013 - 07:30 AM
Dover residents in Aycliffe and Buckland urged to get involved with play areas
  • News
  • Recreation
by editor on Oct 27, 2013 - 02:50 PM
Roof collapses as fire sweeps through terraced house in Dover
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 27, 2013 - 02:30 PM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events - November 2013
  • Environment
  • White Cliffs C P
by editor on Oct 27, 2013 - 02:05 PM
The Lavender Line in East Sussex
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 27, 2013 - 10:50 AM
Teenagers and man in 60s arrested after theft of 150 pheasants from East Kent farms
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 27, 2013 - 08:25 AM
Teenage girl assaulted after burglars break into Folkestone home
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 26, 2013 - 03:45 PM
Historic Victorian fountain helps make a splash in Dover
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Oct 26, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Film star connection to historic Forstal Cottage in Alkham, near Dover
  • Local history
  • News features
by editor on Oct 26, 2013 - 09:05 AM
Man clutching wooden implement runs after victim along road in Folkestone before allegedly driving at him
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Hawkinge Cricket Club turn down council's car park offer for annual fireworks display
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Folkestone biker taken to London Hospital after serious crash last night
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2013 - 09:23 AM
Could you open up your home and make a real difference to the life of someone living with dementia?
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Japanese schoolboys suffer terrifying robbery at knife-point in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 25, 2013 - 06:45 AM
Kent set to experience a Wartime Christmas
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Oct 24, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Lorry driver pleads guilty to causing Dover motorist’s death after car breaks down
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 24, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Folkestone Academy drama students take on 'pocket' Shakespeare
  • Education
  • Drama
by editor on Oct 24, 2013 - 12:30 PM
Dover and Deal residents' concerns over zero hours contracts is backed by MP
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Oct 24, 2013 - 11:30 AM
Fake cop steals purse from elderly lady in Hawkinge
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 24, 2013 - 08:35 AM
New nuclear power station decision makes a future Dungeness C more likely
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 24, 2013 - 06:55 AM
New museum for Folkestone Town Hall
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2013 - 11:55 PM
Thieves threatened man with axe in robbery at Hythe bookies
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Kent to hold emergency Plan Bee Summit over colony carnage
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Warning over theft device placed on ATM in Dover village
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Hawkinge residents urged to be vigilant after properties are targeted
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 23, 2013 - 08:30 AM
Folkestone and Hythe Labour Party slam Shepway Council over 'nasty' zero hours contracts
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2013 - 11:55 PM
Scores chase new job at Lydd Airport
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2013 - 05:35 PM
Off-road vehicle solution needed before plans for vineyard in Dover go ahead
  • Agriculture
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2013 - 04:35 PM
Man's body pulled from the sea near Dover
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2013 - 12:47 PM
The Folkestone Academy leads the way with delivery of sports wheelchairs for disabled students
  • Disabled
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2013 - 11:25 AM
Hawkinge Crematorium broken into for second time in weeks
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 22, 2013 - 08:30 AM
Three injured during attempted robbery in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2013 - 11:55 PM
Crooks have mobile phones delivered to Kent residents in fraudulent scam attempt
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Probe progresses after teenage boy eliminated from Canterbury mask assault investigation
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - November 2013
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
by editor on Oct 21, 2013 - 11:50 AM
Help at hand for vulnerable adults suffering from abuse in Kent and Medway
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Oct 21, 2013 - 08:50 AM
The mammoth trek to one of the newest Heritage Lines - The Epping and Ongar Railway
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 20, 2013 - 12:55 PM
Men quizzed near Ashford over poaching as Police target rural crime
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 20, 2013 - 09:05 AM
More scary than Hallowe'en on walk to learn of mega flood that created Dover Strait
  • Local history
  • Out & About
by editor on Oct 19, 2013 - 03:45 PM
Man arrested in Canterbury after 84-year-old woman punched in the face in city centre
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 19, 2013 - 03:40 PM
Kent parents urged to encourage their children to give school dinners a try
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 19, 2013 - 08:30 AM
Five minute check to help Kent residents stay safe during second firefighters strike
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 18, 2013 - 05:35 PM
Near toothless Dover man jailed for 7 years for biting neighbour's penis
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 18, 2013 - 04:40 PM
‘Partners in Crime’ author meets Folkestone Academy students
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 18, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Hawkinge Councillors say yes to car parking on farm land
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Oct 18, 2013 - 08:54 AM
Teenagers arrested after woman is knocked over and handbag snatched in Folkestone - Update
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2013 - 05:30 PM
The question is - why does the Folkestone Airshow have to be free?
  • Leisure
  • Letters
by editor on Oct 17, 2013 - 04:55 PM
As deadline approaches parents in Kent prompted to ensure secondary school applications for 2014 are in
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2013 - 02:28 PM
Ashford man held over sex assaults
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 17, 2013 - 08:05 AM
MP for Dover and Deal accepts post of Parliamentary Private Secretary to Europe Minister
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Oct 17, 2013 - 07:15 AM
First World War centenary in Folkestone will be something of which we can all be proud
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 17, 2013 - 06:55 AM
Magical, moving and enchanted end to Rochester Literature Festival
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Oct 16, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Study places Canterbury number three city in England and Wales behind Manchester and Kensington
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Scores of schools in Kent affected by teacher' strike - check yours here
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2013 - 01:04 PM
Recruitment for new Kent Youth Commissioner launched
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Wooden sofa public art to be installed at new play space in Ashford
  • News
  • Construction
by editor on Oct 16, 2013 - 08:50 AM
Police probe Pennypot dentist break-in on Canterbury Road in Hawkinge
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 16, 2013 - 06:55 AM
Manston Airport snapped up for £1
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 15, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Stay safe on the roads this autumn, urge Kent Police after 29 fatal incidents recorded in 6 months
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Oct 15, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Dover and Deal MP study discovers it’s not just the sewage that smells in the water industry
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Oct 15, 2013 - 02:32 PM
Maidstone and Weald MP and new Tourist Minister takes time out down on the farm
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Oct 15, 2013 - 11:50 AM
Nail-biting finish to cup tie as 9-man Hawkinge Town battle through to next round - Photos
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Oct 15, 2013 - 08:55 AM
Former Children’s Laureate celebrates opening of Folkestone Primary Academy
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2013 - 06:13 PM
Patrols stepped up in Canterbury following series of reports of masked man following female students
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2013 - 05:51 PM
Kent Fire and Rescue Service prepare for second strike at weekend
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2013 - 10:55 AM
Former Folkestone Grammar schoolboys meet up with Tory Minister Pickles after very 'Flat Eric's' US road trip
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Oct 14, 2013 - 08:05 AM
The Great Bush Railway and other preserved vehicles at Hadlow Down
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 13, 2013 - 02:45 PM
Kent invests extra £1million to help rebuild lives
  • News
  • Welfare
by editor on Oct 13, 2013 - 12:45 PM
Dover councillor says supermarket business rates hike could save the high street
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 12, 2013 - 03:35 PM
Work begins on over 1,200 new homes at Finberry development in Ashford
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Oct 12, 2013 - 08:50 AM
Driver jailed after Ashford collision which left victim with 'massively life-changing injuries'
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 11, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Car driver airlifted to hospital following collision with minibus in Dover
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Oct 11, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Folkestone and Hythe MP goes back to school
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Oct 11, 2013 - 08:35 AM
'Bloomin’ perfect borders and beds' helps makes Kent a summer success
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Oct 11, 2013 - 06:30 AM
'Shoulder surfers' warning by Police probing bank card theft in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 10, 2013 - 05:40 PM
Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway ends season on a high
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 10, 2013 - 04:10 PM
Hawkinge property in Canterbury Road burgled
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 10, 2013 - 12:55 PM
New members are promised a warm welcome at Hawkinge Environment Group Meeting
  • Environment
  • Have your say!
by editor on Oct 10, 2013 - 11:35 AM
'Micawberist' Dover Council keeps budget in check for 10th year
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Oct 10, 2013 - 08:15 AM
Government Minister gets first hand view of 'stunning state of the art facilities' at Folkestone Primary Academy
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 10, 2013 - 06:45 AM
Folkestone, Dover and Canterbury location scenes shot for Sky Atlantic drama 'The Tunnel'
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Oct 09, 2013 - 05:55 PM
From Cadet to Chief Constable Kent's top cop hangs up his cuffs
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2013 - 04:28 PM
Blind and hearing charities' exhibition to be hosted in Folkestone
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2013 - 11:40 AM
Safety cutbacks advised for Kent residents
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Oct 09, 2013 - 06:55 AM
10 years for Dover district man after machete attack on cops
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 08, 2013 - 08:46 PM
Snails and calves blessed during animal service in Dover College
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Oct 08, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Minister for Education opens new Folkestone Primary Academy and Glassworks Sixth Form Centre
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Oct 08, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Police investigating card fraud in Ashford and Maidstone release CCTV image
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 08, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Long lost film shot in Folkestone shown in local cinema
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Oct 08, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Shepway and Dover residents warned not to lose their vote
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Oct 08, 2013 - 06:55 AM
Three seriously injured after three-car smash in New Romney
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Kent on the frontline of European threat from 'destructive alien species'
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2013 - 04:40 PM
Four Canterbury-based groups share £2,000 from property seized by Kent Police
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2013 - 11:35 AM
New Folkestone shops breathing more life into the 'Old Town'
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Oct 07, 2013 - 08:50 AM
2013 Fireworks Display listings page - Folkestone, Dover and East Kent - add your event absolutely free - Updated
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Oct 06, 2013 - 10:06 PM
French locomotive bears striking resemblance to Sittingbourne and Kemsley loco
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 06, 2013 - 11:55 AM
Tin hat gives an insight into recycling in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 05, 2013 - 04:10 PM
79-year-old woman knocked to the ground in bag snatch after collecting pension in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 05, 2013 - 03:45 PM
Carey responds over Children's centre consultation for Folkestone, Romney Marsh and Hythe after Labour attack
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Oct 05, 2013 - 10:50 AM
Ashford woman charged with perverting the course of justice after sexual assault allegations
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 05, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Resident treated by paramedics after smoke spreads to flats above blazing garage on Romney Marsh
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Oct 04, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Agenda of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 9 October 2013
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Oct 04, 2013 - 04:40 PM
Cuts to Children’s Centres in Folkestone and across Shepway don't add up say Labour Party
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Oct 04, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Could be a squeeze at the apple weekend in Peene Barn near Folkestone
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Oct 04, 2013 - 09:45 AM
Reported crime in Hawkinge shows near doubling of violence and sexual offences in August
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 04, 2013 - 07:55 AM
Young girl arrested following £20,000 fire at East Kent shopping centre
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 03, 2013 - 05:40 PM
Cyclist dies in collision with car near Folkestone West station
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Oct 03, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Dover and Deal MP says contamination of water supplies in East Kent is too big a risk in gas well drilling
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Oct 03, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Folkestone and Dover groups and charities to benefit from water company aid
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Oct 03, 2013 - 09:22 AM
Step Short project in Folkestone listed as one of the most significant WW1 events taking place next year
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Oct 03, 2013 - 06:35 AM
Two men arrested following a fatal crash in Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Oct 02, 2013 - 05:45 PM
First steam train of the Autumn to pass through Ashford, Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Oct 02, 2013 - 04:40 PM
New Marlowe making £millions for Canterbury economy
  • Industrycommerce
  • News
by editor on Oct 02, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Chocks away - Folkestone Airshow information office opens in the town centre
  • News
  • Airshow
by editor on Oct 02, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Grand Theft Auto - It's a steal in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Oct 02, 2013 - 07:45 AM
Children help to spruce up Folkestone play park
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Oct 01, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Air your views at Kent Police residents' meetings in Folkestone, Hawkinge and across Shepway
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Oct 01, 2013 - 04:40 PM
UK and France to reject bid by EU to cut Eurotunnel charges for Folkestone Calais link
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Oct 01, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Canterbury 'X fright Factor' to plague unsuspecting visitors
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Oct 01, 2013 - 06:55 AM