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News archive for December, 2013

Title Category Contributed
Thieves make off with TV and two new bikes in Christmas Eve burglary in Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 31, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone academy sponsor and philanthropist receives knighthood in Queen's New Year Honours List
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on Dec 31, 2013 - 03:40 PM
Police hunt for woman after hospital theft from Folkestone patient
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 31, 2013 - 10:15 AM
East Kent Boxing Day hunt support welcomed by Folkestone and Hythe MP
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 31, 2013 - 07:55 AM
Police appeal for witnesses to a robbery in Ramsgate
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 30, 2013 - 09:48 AM
Travelling back in time at Chatham Historic Dockyard - Part one
  • Local history
  • Out & About
by editor on Dec 29, 2013 - 10:15 AM
Spike in burglaries revealed in latest crime figures for Hawkinge
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 28, 2013 - 09:41 AM
Reach for the Stars opportunity for young Canterbury talent show winner
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Dec 27, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Fake designer clothes discovered in Kent put to good use
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 27, 2013 - 11:15 AM
Kent doubles support for carers to £7m
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Dec 27, 2013 - 07:55 AM
£500 grants for Dover sports fans
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Dec 26, 2013 - 02:50 PM
New Kent Chief Constable given green light
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 26, 2013 - 11:50 AM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events - January 2014
  • Environment
  • White Cliffs C P
by editor on Dec 26, 2013 - 08:10 AM
Kent communities primed to tackle icy roads
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Dec 25, 2013 - 09:05 AM
War and Peace Revival returns to Folkestone
  • News
  • Military History
by editor on Dec 24, 2013 - 03:30 PM
World record holding Folkestone viaduct celebrates 170 year anniversary
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2013 - 02:30 PM
Kent countywide Christmas Eve storm round-up
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Dec 24, 2013 - 08:53 AM
Dover commuters suffer rail season ticket rise to more than £5,000 a year
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2013 - 08:50 AM
Folkestone students meet David Cameron during historic visit by PM to military cemetery near Passchendaele
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 24, 2013 - 06:55 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - January 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
by editor on Dec 23, 2013 - 11:55 PM
Women jailed for life after young man from Dover left to die following vicious knife attack
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2013 - 05:54 PM
Gang of women in Folkestone allegedly attack two men leaving one needing hospital treatment
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2013 - 04:50 PM
'Family of Lions' coming to Ashford
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2013 - 07:45 AM
Fire fighters warn over Christmas candles after fire breaks out in Maidstone village home
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2013 - 02:36 PM
Brooklands Museum Part 4 - The GS Bus 60th Anniversary
  • Transport
  • Out & About
by editor on Dec 22, 2013 - 02:05 PM
Cineworld multiplex scheme approved by Dover planners
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2013 - 10:00 AM
Annual White Cliffs steam train excursion to pass through Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Ashford
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 21, 2013 - 03:45 PM
Folkestone man jailed after knifepoint robbery
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 21, 2013 - 09:50 AM
Foundations of Dover village Battle of Britain 'Wing' underway
  • News
  • War
by editor on Dec 20, 2013 - 06:05 PM
Folkestone globetrotting student Eleana-Jayne picks up her special Academy Award
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Burglars target student lodgings in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2013 - 08:20 AM
Canterbury changes to festive rubbish collections
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2013 - 06:55 AM
Lucky escape for young girl after bedroom is gutted by fire in Folkestone blaze
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2013 - 06:05 PM
Ashford Festive recycling and refuse collections for Christmas and New Year
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Minutes of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 9 October 2013
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Dec 19, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Don't dump the People’s Port - make Dover fit to be a jewel in the crown of the nation again
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Dec 19, 2013 - 08:35 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP looks forward to more rural areas benefiting from high speed broadband initiative
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 19, 2013 - 06:30 AM
Folkestone Academy boost from Ashford food company sees food pour in for crisis support charity
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Fire union confirms more strikes over Christmas period in Kent
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2013 - 01:30 PM
107 years of teaching at Alkham School near Dover
  • Local history
  • History
by editor on Dec 18, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Lydd Airport to 'set straight' Davies Commission's report after doubt raised over airport’s expansion capability
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2013 - 07:55 AM
Kent sees first superfast broadband project switched-on in Folkestone village
  • Computing
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Friday the thirteenth night of violence in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Thieves at work warning to people in Hawkinge
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2013 - 12:55 PM
Police look into crash at Dymchurch after woman in her 70s and young man detained in hospital
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Police need help to identify flasher in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2013 - 08:35 AM
Book your place to quiz the Police and Crime Commissioner in Folkestone
  • Police
  • Local events
by editor on Dec 17, 2013 - 06:50 AM
Folkestone and Romney Marsh drivers nabbed in latest tally of drink driving offences
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Thief leaves empty handed after Hawkinge garage break-in
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2013 - 04:39 PM
Stunning Hawkinge Town top the league with emphatic away win
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Dec 16, 2013 - 11:40 AM
Police probe after cash taken from Dover supermarket self-service cash till
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2013 - 08:55 AM
Man dies after car overturns on A2 near Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2013 - 05:32 PM
Brooklands Museum Part 3 - London Bus Festival
  • Transport
  • Out & About
by editor on Dec 15, 2013 - 02:05 PM
Government lifts Improvement Notice on Kent County Council children’s services
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2013 - 12:00 PM
A White Christmas? Most of the snow is on the Christmas cards in Folkestone quips US visitor
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2013 - 11:14 AM
Shepway comes within a whisker of Tunbridge Wells
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2013 - 10:35 AM
Court jails East Kent teacher who downloaded indecent images of children
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 14, 2013 - 06:30 PM
Dover Council confirm pier opening times over Christmas and New Year
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 14, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Vital support for hidden army of Kent’s Young Carers
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 14, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Hawkinge Summer Spectacular given thumbs up for take off
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Dec 13, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Man who sprayed burning substance at victims eyes in Canterbury is jailed
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Hot flue house blaze in Canterbury spreads to both floors
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2013 - 11:30 AM
600 trees planted at Swingfield Minnis
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2013 - 10:05 AM
People warned to take extra care as Kent firefighters prepare to strike on Friday and Saturday
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2013 - 05:55 AM
300 tonne house-size transformer set to cause travel disruption on roads around Dover and Folkestone - Photo
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2013 - 05:55 PM
New Chief Constable for Kent is announced
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2013 - 04:35 PM
Dover scheme tackling rising energy costs re-run after 2,500 saved an average of £100 in first campaign
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Dec 12, 2013 - 08:45 AM
£40million regional growth fund for East Kent is helping unemployment to fall faster than the national trend
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 12, 2013 - 06:00 AM
Kent support for 'plan bee' launched in Maidstone
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Cash grants of up to £¼ million up for grabs for community projects in Dover
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Man rushed to London hospital after being hit by car in Dover
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2013 - 11:45 AM
Hythe swings into Christmas mood
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 11, 2013 - 08:45 AM
Hire a Tornado for the Folkestone Airshow backed by local business
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Dec 10, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Christmas spirit in Hawkinge brings community together says Mayor
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Police hunt driver after suspicious incident in Deal
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2013 - 11:50 AM
Alzheimer help is on hand in Hawkinge
  • News
  • Welfare
by editor on Dec 10, 2013 - 08:45 AM
The fat lady has sung over the future of Kent County Council children’s centres
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Dec 10, 2013 - 07:05 AM
Police investigation launched after sexual assault reported on 20 year old student in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Dover village railway branches out with a trolley bus addition
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Hawkinge score seven to keep in the league title chase
  • Sport
  • Football
by editor on Dec 09, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Student Makers Christmas festival opens in Folkestone
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Dec 09, 2013 - 09:00 AM
Three people and a baby rescued from flat fire in Folkestone
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 08, 2013 - 04:17 PM
Brooklands Museum Part 2 - Preserved Aircraft Museum
  • Transport
  • Out & About
by editor on Dec 08, 2013 - 02:05 PM
Faux-Naïve art show opens in Folkestone
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Dec 08, 2013 - 08:30 AM
£15million Dutch art heist suspect arrested at Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2013 - 04:40 PM
Mystery surrounds man found unconscious with serious head injury in Canterbury
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2013 - 03:55 PM
Car broken into on Hawkinge driveway
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2013 - 11:55 AM
Why Lydd Airport has a key part to play in future expansion of air travel in the South East
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2013 - 09:50 AM
Hawkinge footballers sporting posh new tracksuits from Community Chest
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Dec 06, 2013 - 04:50 PM
Minutes of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 11 September 2013
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Dec 06, 2013 - 12:55 PM
Agenda of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 11 December 2013
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Dec 06, 2013 - 11:35 AM
First wave sees just 30 properties flooded in Kent
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Dec 06, 2013 - 09:17 AM
Folkestone Academy dance students work with members of the Royal Ballet School
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2013 - 08:40 AM
'Congritulations' to lucky 13 from Hawkinge school
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2013 - 06:50 AM
Minutes of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 10 July 2013
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Dec 05, 2013 - 11:55 PM
Hundreds evacuated in Dover district as storm surge threatens to flood areas of Sandwich - Update
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Dec 05, 2013 - 07:58 PM
More than 500 jobs look set to be saved in Dover
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2013 - 06:05 PM
Local man charged following alleged attack on charity shop staff in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2013 - 04:45 PM
Driver dies in mystery crash with lorry on Romney Marsh
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2013 - 11:30 AM
Dover bats well at Lord's Cricket Ground awards with Capel le Ferne top scoring
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2013 - 08:55 AM
Change of heart by KCC over children's centres due to strong response in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 05, 2013 - 06:10 AM
Generous cashback in alleged fraud at Waitrose in Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 05:45 PM
Top priority for snow clearance in Kent given to main routes through Hawkinge and Dover Hill in Folkestone
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 04:55 PM
Folkestone school gets behind Christmas food drive to help local charity
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 02:25 PM
Police release E-fit after schoolgirl reports assault by man in Dover to teachers
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 11:43 AM
Top nosh as restaurant in Dover village retains its gold stars for fifth year
  • News
  • Food and Wine
by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 11:30 AM
New investor confidence leads Dover to call on Government to freeze business rates
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 08:40 AM
Man hunted after woman dragged to the ground and kicked in the face in vicious handbag snatch in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2013 - 05:55 PM
Folkestone reggae source rooted out and equipment seized from Dover Road flat
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2013 - 05:05 PM
New nature reserve for Swingfield Minnis off Canterbury Road needs your help
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Absolutely Fabulous Joanna drops in at The Folkestone Academy
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2013 - 06:50 AM
Water bills set to fall in Dover, Folkestone and Romney Marsh
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Dec 02, 2013 - 05:50 PM
Christmas tree lights switched-on in Hawkinge
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2013 - 04:35 PM
Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway Christmas specials set to run until 22 December
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 02, 2013 - 11:35 AM
Hawkinge assert their supremacy - Photos
  • Sport
  • Football
by editor on Dec 02, 2013 - 08:37 AM
Brooklands Museum Part 1 - Vintage cars
  • Transport
  • Out & About
by editor on Dec 01, 2013 - 02:05 PM
Santa due at Dover village Christmas Tree lights switch-on
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 01, 2013 - 01:55 PM
Road cops launch roadside checks for drink and drug driving motorists over Christmas
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2013 - 09:05 AM
Hawkinge town switches-on for Christmas
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2013 - 12:30 AM