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News archive for May, 2014

Title Category Contributed
Oliver Cromwell steam train to pick up passengers from Folkestone
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on May 31, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Cheap chargers could cause fires warns Kent consumer watchdog
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on May 31, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Buskers and street entertainers wanted to make a noise in Ashford
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on May 31, 2014 - 11:55 AM
No joking - it's the final Comedy Club of the summer at Folkestone Quarterhouse
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on May 31, 2014 - 09:45 AM
Princess Anne visits Dungeness tomorrow to name new lifeboat
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on May 30, 2014 - 06:15 PM
'Green' shopper in Hawkinge challenged over Lidl carrier bag
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on May 30, 2014 - 05:54 PM
Convicted Whitstable child sex pervert sent back to jail
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 30, 2014 - 05:05 PM
Folkestone and Hythe MP opens Romney Marsh Business Centre
  • Business
  • News
by editor on May 30, 2014 - 04:05 PM
200,000 expected for biggest ever Folkestone Airshow as spectacular weekend is ready for take off
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on May 30, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Drain on resources as Hawkinge Town Council takes action
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on May 29, 2014 - 06:44 PM
Dover man jailed for 14 years after raping six-year-old girl
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 29, 2014 - 05:42 PM
Setting the Tone of arts festival in Chatham over Summer Solstice weekend
  • Art
  • News
by editor on May 29, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Dungeness B's new apprentices visit the nuclear station ahead of EDF Energy training scheme in September
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on May 29, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Medway's 'The Voice' finalist to headline Love Music Hate Racism 2014 Festival in Chatham - Photos
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on May 28, 2014 - 06:21 PM
What's on in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh in June 2014
  • Events
  • News
by editor on May 28, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Hundreds visit exhibition of proposed £7.5million Hythe Leisure Centre - Photos
  • Development
  • News
by editor on May 28, 2014 - 01:05 PM
Elderly targeted in spate of callous distraction burglaries in Folkestone and Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 28, 2014 - 12:01 PM
Folkestone and Hythe MP says he would support leaving an un-reformed European Union
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on May 28, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Celebrations for debut of baby boomers at Ashford wild animal park - Photos
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on May 27, 2014 - 06:58 PM
Specialist officers probe serious crash on Romney Marsh
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on May 27, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Mystery of green and yellow chequered fields above Folkestone revealed
  • Farming
  • News
by editor on May 27, 2014 - 11:17 AM
Folkestone Bandstand summer concerts programme launched
  • News
  • Music
by editor on May 26, 2014 - 03:45 PM
Does Farage have sights on Folkestone and Hythe or South Thanet seats after UKIP tops the Europoll?
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on May 26, 2014 - 10:17 AM
Coastwatch Open Day promises 'best seats in the house' for Folkestone Airshow
  • Events
  • News
by editor on May 25, 2014 - 03:05 PM
Rare T.I.D. Steam Tug being restored in Chatham Dockyard
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on May 25, 2014 - 01:05 PM
Police probing alleged theft of camera at Ramsgate café release CCTV image of two women
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 25, 2014 - 09:40 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre helps heart charity by extending car park clothing bank after £14,750 collected in first year
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on May 24, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Minutes of Hawkinge Town Council meeting 9 April 2014
  • News
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on May 24, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Pupils promote picking up after pets in Dover
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on May 24, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Armed robber hunted by police after raid on One Stop shop in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 23, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Five-year-old Nancy from Sandgate wins iPad Air at Folkestone flood awareness day - Photo
  • Competitions
  • News
by editor on May 23, 2014 - 06:20 PM
Hawkinge Spectacular misses out on share of Events Committee kitty after decision to scrap Fun Day
  • News
  • Carnivals Fetes
by editor on May 23, 2014 - 12:35 PM
What has happened to Speedwatch in Swingfield and Hawkinge?
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on May 23, 2014 - 11:46 AM
Ashford serial sex attacker sentenced to life in prison
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 23, 2014 - 07:55 AM
Urgent plea for volunteers to help restore rare 69-year-old trolleybus at Dover heritage railway
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on May 22, 2014 - 06:10 PM
Man hunted by police investigating suspicious van approaching children in Ashford - Photo
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 22, 2014 - 05:25 PM
Wild dog puppies make debut at Canterbury wild animal park - Photos
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on May 22, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Hawkinge Battle of Britain Museum featured in national campaign highlighting top Kent visitor attractions
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on May 22, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Tour operator offers special deals to mark launch of Lydd to Italy holiday flights
  • Holidays
  • News
by editor on May 22, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Despite pledge, 'last bank in town' Hawkinge NatWest branch is to close
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on May 21, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Be prepared for silly jokes as Comedy Club 4 Kids returns to Folkestone Quarterhouse
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on May 21, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Step Short First World War commemoration in Folkestone needs 200 marshals for Prince Harry Arch dedication
  • News
  • War
by editor on May 21, 2014 - 12:10 PM
Have your say on new plans for £7.5 million pool and school at former Hythe rubbish tip
  • Development
  • News
by editor on May 21, 2014 - 11:40 AM
No grounds for further appeals so Lydd airport can get on with expansion says Folkestone and Hythe MP
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on May 21, 2014 - 06:40 AM
Howzat!? Tales of Test Match Special come to Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on May 20, 2014 - 10:28 PM
Ashford town centre flood meadow recreated for storing floodwater during the winter months
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on May 20, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Competitions watchdog set to halt Eurotunnel from running MyFerryLink between Dover and Calais
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on May 20, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Welcome for Lydd Airport expansion - whole district set for prosperity claims Monk
  • Development
  • News
by editor on May 20, 2014 - 08:15 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events for June 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on May 20, 2014 - 07:05 AM
Historic Festival Trawler Race returns to Folkestone
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on May 19, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Vandals attack line of cars parked in Lydd
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 19, 2014 - 05:45 PM
High Flyers Festival for free days of fun in Folkestone
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on May 19, 2014 - 05:05 PM
Free illustrated talk in Canterbury by BBC series adviser of The Great British Year
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on May 19, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Rolling Stones cover band headline the Great Raft Race in Hythe
  • Events
  • News
by editor on May 19, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Runner reports two attacks by dogs in Wear Bay Road Folkestone
  • Police
  • News
by editor on May 18, 2014 - 08:40 PM
Special weekend remembers importance of Colonel's railways in Dover, Tenterden, Sheppey and across the country
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on May 18, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Musical Folkestone primary pupils to perform with famous Sacconi Quartet
  • News
  • Music
by editor on May 18, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Woman reports being punched in the throat by man in Herne Bay kebab shop
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 18, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Chip fat red bus turns green in Folkestone town centre
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on May 17, 2014 - 04:45 PM
JAM on the Marsh arts festival for the Romney Marsh is just the ticket
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on May 17, 2014 - 11:40 AM
Fourth term for Dover top brass
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on May 17, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Folkestone Quarterhouse to become funky roller disco
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on May 16, 2014 - 07:10 PM
Lydd Airport Action Group warn of danger ahead after runway plans are given green light
  • Development
  • News
by editor on May 16, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Golden Arrow steam returns to Kent on Saturday through Ashford, Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on May 16, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Dog walking volunteers urgently needed in Hawkinge
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on May 16, 2014 - 02:50 PM
Lydd expansion all clear for take off after court decision
  • Development
  • News
by editor on May 16, 2014 - 11:42 AM
19th century cast iron garden urn stolen from the back garden of a house in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 16, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Folkestone fanfare for War and Peace soldier
  • Events
  • News
by editor on May 15, 2014 - 08:20 PM
17-year-old girl punched in the eye and forced to the ground in reported assault by men in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 15, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Man and woman charged after drugs seized in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 15, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Crooks feel the pinch as Kent Police seizes more the £21million in assets
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 15, 2014 - 11:45 AM
No change at the top in Hawkinge - Photos updated
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on May 15, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Gardening Task Force for the elderly or disabled in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh given cash boost
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on May 15, 2014 - 10:20 AM
Army takes the honours at a military-style Battle of the Bands in Folkestone
  • News
  • Music
by editor on May 15, 2014 - 08:14 AM
Opening lost network of World War Two tunnels under White Cliffs of Dover gets nearer
  • News
  • Military History
by editor on May 14, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Walking cane burglar hunted by police in Ramsgate
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 14, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Go ahead given for business rate cut of £1,000 in Dover
  • Business
  • News
by editor on May 14, 2014 - 01:05 PM
Be on your guard warning as distraction burglars target homes in Folkestone and Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 14, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Folkestone Airshow flies high with Saga
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on May 14, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Fares cut on Dover Calais crossings
  • News
  • Promotions
by editor on May 14, 2014 - 08:10 AM
Remarkable success in sports investment in Folkestone and Hythe
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on May 14, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Hawkinge supermarket plans thrown out by Shepway councillors
  • Development
  • News
by editor on May 13, 2014 - 09:02 PM
Folkestone Mermaid Calendar ready for launch at Masquerade Ball - Photos
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on May 13, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Dover man charged after invading football pitch during play-off final at Ebbsfleet’s ground in Gravesend
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 13, 2014 - 04:55 PM
High Speed rail line through Kent is protecting habitats for bees claims environmentalist
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on May 13, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Public applause for Army Reserves at Freedom of the Borough march through Ashford
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on May 13, 2014 - 08:17 AM
Ashford and Thanet crime round-up - 12 May 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 13, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Clubs stolen from Lydd golfer spotted on internet classified ads site by victim's friend
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 12, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Folkestone Warren sees return of Highland cattle after nearly 100 years
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on May 12, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Careers Fair in Folkestone sets students up for exciting future
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on May 12, 2014 - 03:20 PM
Woman suffers bumps and bruises to her head in late night assault by group of women in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 12, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Lab Rats acting up again in Canterbury
  • News
  • Drama
by editor on May 12, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Pedestrian killed after being hit by car in Dover
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on May 11, 2014 - 03:45 PM
Fond memories of school days on the Green buses in Kent
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on May 11, 2014 - 12:25 PM
‘Stupendous’ line-up announced for Folkestone Airshow
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on May 11, 2014 - 09:45 AM
Robbers escape empty handed after they 'targeted wrong home' say Ashford cops
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 10, 2014 - 06:25 PM
Extra officers on patrol around schools in Ashford after suspicious van approaches two 8-year-old girls
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 10, 2014 - 05:15 PM
Spectacular art project will see 100 multi-coloured windmills installed on Margate Sands
  • Art
  • News
by editor on May 10, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Shepway primary pupils take part in wheelchair basketball tournament at Folkestone school - Photos
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on May 10, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Hawkinge and Swingfield councils urging local people concerned over speeding motorists to come forward
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on May 09, 2014 - 06:25 PM
Council looks to put £50,000 into Folkestone School for Creatives after 85 start-up businesses created in first year
  • Business
  • News
by editor on May 09, 2014 - 05:15 PM
40 year celebrations for the Borough of Ashford begin at the weekend
  • Art
  • News
by editor on May 09, 2014 - 01:35 PM
Two more litter wardens begin work in Canterbury as enforcement is stepped up
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 09, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Kent Police appoints new Assistant Chief Constable from Norfolk
  • Police
  • News
by editor on May 09, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Singing for Health choirs concert to be captured for video installation at Folkestone Triennial 2014
  • Art
  • News
by editor on May 09, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Iconic Golden Arrow stream train to pass through Ashford, Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on May 08, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Flood wall at Dungeness power station now completed as part of coastal improvements
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on May 08, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Agenda of Hawkinge Town Council meeting 14 May 2014
  • News
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on May 08, 2014 - 02:10 PM
Folkestone youth groups help Airshow fly high
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on May 08, 2014 - 10:45 AM
Three more men arrested in charity fraud investigation following cash seized in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 08, 2014 - 08:48 AM
Kent Police arrest 22 people following a series of dawn raids across county
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 08, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Flooding risk brought under the spotlight in Folkestone
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on May 07, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Police take eight young people to court after they 'made life a misery' for elderly couple in Lydd
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 07, 2014 - 05:52 PM
Folkestone People’s History Centre one day pop up history and archaeology event
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on May 07, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Folkestone to France tunnel celebrates 20th anniversary
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on May 07, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Detectives probe spate of six fires in Folkestone and Lydd
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 07, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Folkestone Memorial Arch is culmination of seven years of work by the 'Step Short' project
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on May 07, 2014 - 06:15 AM
Dover lifeboat crew rescue three from incoming tide
  • Emergency
  • News
by editor on May 06, 2014 - 07:33 PM
A Great and Glorious Adventure in Folkestone with Major Gordon Corrigan
  • News
  • Military History
by editor on May 06, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Flood victims now able to apply to Canterbury City Council for up to £5,000
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on May 06, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Army Corps to exercise their right to the Freedom of the Borough in march through Ashford town centre
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on May 06, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Hawkinge plant sale is another sell out
  • Horticulture
  • News
by editor on May 06, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner receives committee's verdict on first 18 months
  • Police
  • News
by editor on May 06, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Gotham City Sirens join comic book fans in Canterbury for annual giveaway
  • News
  • News
by editor on May 05, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Champions Hawkinge falter at last hurdle
  • News
  • Football
by editor on May 05, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Folkestone Airshow to support RAF charity
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on May 05, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Folkestone town centre flat gutted in blaze
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on May 05, 2014 - 09:28 AM
Rail user groups back county council's fight for a better deal for Kent commuters
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on May 05, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Former Hawkinge employer calls for halving number of Bank Holidays
  • News
  • News
by editor on May 04, 2014 - 05:40 PM
BBC2 programme could offers clues to mystery of 'lost' Eltham Well Hall station waiting room
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on May 04, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Dover schoolboy busker to open live Paul O'Grady TV show after saving doomed dog
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on May 04, 2014 - 09:55 AM
Kent Police makes statement over media speculation following death of Peaches Geldof
  • Police
  • News
by editor on May 04, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Teenage girl 'kicked and punched' by gang of three in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 03, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Hardcore heroes Feed the Rhino unleashed for loudest and sweatiest show in Folkestone
  • News
  • Music
by editor on May 03, 2014 - 04:55 PM
Hawkinge woman does it again with Brazil in sight
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on May 03, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Folkestone students present cash to London marathon runner for China charity
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on May 03, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Concern over missing man thought to be in Folkestone
  • Police
  • News
by editor on May 02, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Asbestos contamination alert at Folkestone hospital after break-in
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on May 02, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Man dies after being run over by lorry on M20 near Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on May 02, 2014 - 01:21 PM
Works on busy Hawkinge roundabout expected to cause six weeks of delays for Folkestone and Canterbury traffic
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on May 02, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Campaign launched in Ashford to highlight dangers of irresponsible parking around schools
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on May 02, 2014 - 09:08 AM
Firefighters and ship's crew treated in hospital for burns during blaze on Dover ferry
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on May 01, 2014 - 08:05 PM
Monk welcomes news of Prince Harry being Guest of Honour at First World War Centenary in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on May 01, 2014 - 06:09 PM
Folkestone and Dover water company urge charities to bid for £2,500 sponsorship
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on May 01, 2014 - 03:05 PM
Folkestone company £2.2billion floatation attracts 700,000 customers
  • Business
  • News
by editor on May 01, 2014 - 11:45 AM
HRH Prince Harry to attend Step Short commemorations of First World War centenary in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on May 01, 2014 - 08:15 AM
New major website launched in Dover to explore wartime history in Kent
  • News
  • War
by editor on May 01, 2014 - 06:55 AM