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News archive for June, 2014

Title Category Contributed
Multi-million pound boost as China based company moves manufacturing to Dover
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jun 30, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Sandgate and Canterbury schools reach the final in hotly contested foodie competition
  • News
  • Food and Wine
by editor on Jun 30, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Cracking start to crime crackdown in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 30, 2014 - 01:15 PM
Hawkinge birthday boy fulfils long-time ambition on alpine adventure - Photos
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jun 30, 2014 - 11:05 AM
World War One movie shot in Shepway and Dover to be screened as part of the WW1 commemoration in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 30, 2014 - 08:45 AM
East Kent Railway - Knees Woodland Walk and Education Centre
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jun 29, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Lucky escape for nine suspected illegal immigrants after engine fails on inflatable dinghy bound for Dover
  • Immigration
  • News
by editor on Jun 29, 2014 - 09:45 AM
Keeping Ashford in the dark plan could extend to Romney Marsh
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 28, 2014 - 05:30 PM
First World War commemorative arch put in place in Folkestone - Video
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 28, 2014 - 04:20 PM
MyFerryLink Dover to Calais service could be sold after competition ruling to ban sailings
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Jun 28, 2014 - 10:40 AM
Man fights for his life after assault in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 27, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Police appeal for witnesses who may have seen Toyota Corolla before fatal Dover crash
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jun 27, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Rochester Literature Festival’s popular Garden Party returns to the city
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jun 27, 2014 - 02:55 PM
'Model' authority sees Kent get £6.3m government backing for pothole repairs
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Jun 27, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Something for everyone at new Sunday farmers' market in Ashford
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jun 27, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Award winning chef takes helm in Dover village pub
  • News
  • Food and Wine
by editor on Jun 27, 2014 - 08:30 AM
'Jealous' Folkestone man found guilty of murdering homeless Tim Clayton
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Demolition plans prepared for former tax office building in Dover
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Folkestone School for Girls students weekly visits to residential home enriches lives for young and old
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Woman dies in horrific crash as car smashes into Dover roundabout - Update
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 12:49 PM
Poet Laureate verse installation for Road of Remembrance in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 12:40 PM
Horror crash in Dover as car smashes into roundabout and comes to rest in multi-storey car park
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 11:29 AM
Drugs arrest in Folkestone is a 'first' after new law introduced just hours before
  • News
  • Drugs
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Prestigious World War One exhibition opens at Folkestone Town Hall - Photos
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 08:30 AM
Children in Dover to confront speeding motorists
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Stanier 'Black Five' steam locomotive on nostalgic journey through Ashford, Canterbury, Folkestone and Dover
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jun 25, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Kent Chief Constable launches new local policing model for the county
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jun 25, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Canterbury takes battle against litter to the people on the city streets
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 25, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Groups in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh military communities invited to bid for share of covenant fund
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on Jun 25, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Kent Police targets gangs operating in Folkestone, Ashford and across the county
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 25, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Opportunity for new Folkestone and Hythe businesses to exhibit free at Tory Party conference in Start-up Hub area
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jun 25, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Folkestone teenage chanteuse to sing at Hawkinge Summer Spectacular just hours after huge gig at NEC
  • News
  • Spectacular
by editor on Jun 24, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Motorbike ridden in Folkestone without front light leads to five charges
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 24, 2014 - 05:45 PM
'Lookout' Folkestone Arts Society enters into the spirit of the 2014 Triennial
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jun 24, 2014 - 04:35 PM
53 medal haul for Dover Gymnastics Club in 'amazing few weeks'
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Jun 24, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Recent arrests in Dover and Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 24, 2014 - 08:15 AM
New Diamond Jubilee 'landmark' sited in Hawkinge
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on Jun 23, 2014 - 06:47 PM
Attempted handbag snatch by hooded man in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 23, 2014 - 11:20 AM
World record chair dance attempt in Folkestone at fun sports day - Photos
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Jun 23, 2014 - 08:53 AM
Man hunted after sex attack on woman along canal path near Hythe this morning
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 22, 2014 - 05:20 PM
Colonel's weekend trip terminates at Tenterden
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jun 22, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Local man suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by car at Folkestone Harbour
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jun 22, 2014 - 10:10 AM
Members of Dover area Metal Detecting Club unearth artefacts for Alkham Valley Historical Research Group
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jun 22, 2014 - 09:50 AM
Urgent call for councils to supply seagull proof bin bags in Folkestone, Sandgate and Dover
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 21, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Tourists and local people nominate Folkestone Park for surprise TripAdvior top accolade
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jun 21, 2014 - 10:45 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events July 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Jun 21, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Rainbow Centre in Folkestone to highlight deprivation in Kent for Poverty Sunday campaign
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jun 20, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Essex man jailed for 15 years over series of sex offences after befriending 'courageous' Canterbury girl
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 20, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Man allegedly grabbed woman in Canterbury but ran off after struggle
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 20, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Recent arrests in Canterbury and Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 20, 2014 - 09:24 AM
Folkestone students' wig stunt raises £550 for children and young people's cancer charity
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jun 20, 2014 - 06:50 AM
Van driver dies following Romney Marsh two vehicle crash
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jun 19, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Digging up paradise looks at Kent gardens through the eyes of local poet and novelist
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jun 19, 2014 - 05:55 PM
£80,000 in grants helps to bring civilian and armed forces communities together in the Dover district
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jun 19, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge Primary School receives 'good' Ofsted rating
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jun 19, 2014 - 08:31 AM
Folkestone students step up to the mark to improve damaged footpath
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 18, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Folkestone to London return steam train special runs from West station on Saturday - Update 19 June 2014
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jun 18, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Kent Police respond to big increase in domestic abuse during World Cup
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 18, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Dover and Folkestone junior tennis tournament fought for second year
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Jun 18, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Recent arrests in Folkestone and Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 18, 2014 - 09:55 AM
Folkestone and Hythe unemployment falls to 3.4 per cent
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jun 18, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Pictures of baby elephant tweeted just hours after birth at Canterbury Wild Animal Park - Photos
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jun 17, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Three men charged following death at Dover district nightclub
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 17, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Folkestone students put their 'Mind' to music
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jun 17, 2014 - 04:35 PM
New play area proposed for Dover to replace scrapped site
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Jun 17, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Police hunt man after One Stop store robbery in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 17, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Creative Quarter businesses show off sixth formers' artwork
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jun 16, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Police release e-fit images after couple are subjected to terrifying burglary ordeal in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 16, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Final touches to ambitious plans for Hawkinge Summer Spectacular as countdown begins
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jun 16, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Man arrested in connection with midday assault in Sandwich
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 16, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone school's pupils giant poppy display for World War 1 centenary this summer - now on show at Leas - Photo
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 15, 2014 - 04:05 PM
World War One memories of Kent soldier Private Frank Robert Wiffen
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 15, 2014 - 01:35 PM
Ground breaking news on first new council houses to be built in Dover for over 20 years
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Jun 15, 2014 - 09:35 AM
Perverted Hythe man jailed for 10 years over child abuse offences
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 14, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Council says Folkestone Airshow is 'not grounded yet' and Red Arrows display would continue to be sponsored
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Jun 14, 2014 - 04:30 PM
'Open season' for thefts from cars in Dover district warning from Police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 14, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Discover artistic gems, culinary delights at annual open studio extravaganza in Folkestone
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jun 14, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Court finds man found guilty of racist abuse at Folkestone hotel
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 06:45 PM
87-year-old Kent War veteran has medals stolen from home near Tenterden after celebrating D-Day
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 05:50 PM
New members welcome at Hawkinge Community Centre AGM
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 03:15 PM
Celebrate the lives of Gurkha VCs who dedicated their lives to Britain at peace walk and fun day in Ashford
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 02:00 PM
Police in Dover investigate vandalism at Scout hut at River
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Speeding and mobile phone using motorists in Dover district targeted in safety crackdown
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Evening of love, sex and relationships in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Much interest but no overwhelming support for Hythe Princes Parade leisure project
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jun 12, 2014 - 06:50 PM
New homes set to be included in prestigious retail development in Dover
  • News
by editor on Jun 12, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being hit by car in Dover this morning
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jun 12, 2014 - 12:03 PM
Experience the High Street like never before in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jun 12, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Man and dog rescued from water-filled ditch near Hythe
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jun 12, 2014 - 10:44 AM
Flying the Flag for Armed Forces Day 2014 in Dover district
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on Jun 12, 2014 - 09:45 AM
2015 Airshow in Folkestone has not been grounded - according to promotion company director
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Jun 12, 2014 - 06:35 AM
First six Romney Marsh firms benefit from £1million economic growth fund
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jun 11, 2014 - 06:50 PM
84-year-old Dymchurch man handed down 18 year jail term for historic sexual abuse showed 'no remorse'
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 11, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Hawkinge man trains on tropical island for 70th birthday skiing and glacier charity trek
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jun 11, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Police probe following unconscious man with head injury discovered in Margate street
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 11, 2014 - 11:35 AM
“We all smile the same language” is the message from the 8th Folkestone Multi-Cultural Festival to overwrite
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jun 11, 2014 - 10:18 AM
Ashford rapist jailed for 18 years
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 11, 2014 - 08:35 AM
MP congratulates Folkestone Airshow organisers for 'superb event'
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jun 11, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Folkestone Leas Lift supporters flying high with £5,000 boost at busiest weekend ever during 2014 Airshow - Photos
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Jun 10, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Dog owner facing £4,470 bill after elderly neighbour’s Folkestone home blighted by barking animals
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 10, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Folkestone Library to house important WW1 photographic exhibition
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 10, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Ashford has a noble champion to wage war against litter in the town
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Folkestone Old Town about to undergo comprehensive renovation as part of £1.3 million grant
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jun 10, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Punch floors 66-year-old Folkestone man in pub attack
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 09, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Desperate Kent cyber bullying victim attempted suicide in bid to escape online tormentors, at Ashford e-safety forum
  • Campaigns
  • News
by editor on Jun 09, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Don't miss out applying for Kent Grammar School place for 2015
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jun 09, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Officers swoop on Ashford villages
  • News
  • Crime fighting initiatives
by editor on Jun 09, 2014 - 01:05 PM
Olympic gold medallist arrives to rapturous welcome in Folkestone with Queen's Commonwealth baton
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Jun 09, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Mini driver airlifted to London hospital with serious injuries following two car smash near Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jun 09, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Asda supermarket in Folkestone evacuated after fire breaks out
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jun 08, 2014 - 05:18 PM
Investigation launched after woman dies following crash near Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jun 08, 2014 - 03:55 PM
Colonel Stephen's members hunt for remains of historic East Kent railway lines around Dover - Photos
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jun 08, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Folkestone Airshow - readers photos
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Jun 08, 2014 - 10:26 AM
French customs make record khat seizure at Eurotunnel in Folkestone
  • News
  • Drugs
by editor on Jun 08, 2014 - 09:47 AM
Urgent health hazard warning after flytippers dump large animal guts and bones on Romney Marsh
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 07, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Photos of the Red Arrows at today's Folkestone Airshow - Picture special
  • News
  • Folkestone Air Show
by editor on Jun 07, 2014 - 02:07 PM
US veteran channel swimmer to create another record on 35th visit to Folkestone
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jun 07, 2014 - 09:45 AM
First phase of former Folkestone Co-op building mural unveiled
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jun 06, 2014 - 06:40 PM
First British black army officer has new road named after him in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 06, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Poppy mural design by Folkestone school pupil is fit for a Prince
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jun 06, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge Town Council agenda of a meeting 11 June 2014
  • News
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Jun 06, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Shepway Council announce Folkestone Airshow parking arrangements
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Jun 06, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Be part of a Triennial Artwork by inhabiting exposed window ledge at the top of tallest hotel in Folkestone for a week
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jun 06, 2014 - 06:45 AM
The Queen unveils plaque to commemorate 20th anniversary of Folkestone to France Channel Tunnel link
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on Jun 05, 2014 - 06:35 PM
UK’s first TÖNE festival launches in Chatham over Summer Solstice weekend
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jun 05, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Have your say at Dover council's meeting over St James' retail and leisure development plans
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jun 05, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Scotland Yard counter terrorist police arrest two men arriving in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 05, 2014 - 11:48 AM
Hawkinge allotment site is sole Kent representative in National Garden's Scheme
  • Horticulture
  • News
by editor on Jun 05, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Young people's achievements celebrated at awards ceremony in Folkestone
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jun 05, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Bouncer jailed for manslaughter of man attending SAGA Christmas party in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 04, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Voyage of Discovery for East Kent College as science students move to former Pfizer site at Sandwich
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jun 04, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Hythe traders’ group re-brands to boost town's pulling power
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jun 04, 2014 - 04:29 PM
Dover lifeboat launched after man falls down cliffs at Fan Bay
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jun 04, 2014 - 08:16 AM
Retail guru Mary Portas singles out praise for Ashford in report to the Government
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jun 04, 2014 - 07:55 AM
New Folkestone businesses boosted by mentoring and support offered by the School for Creative Start-ups
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jun 04, 2014 - 06:15 AM
Council and police seize music centres after Folkestone neighbours complain over 'booming' music played at night
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jun 03, 2014 - 06:20 PM
Step up to help volunteers clear and repair cliff footpaths in Folkestone after landslips
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 03, 2014 - 05:30 PM
Ride lovingly restored heritage trains between the small leafy villages near Dover
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jun 03, 2014 - 12:15 PM
“Would you like fries with that?” in Folkestone gallery
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jun 03, 2014 - 11:20 AM
Kent cops crackdown on drink-driving in time for World Cup
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jun 03, 2014 - 08:26 AM
Folkestone students train to experience being lifesavers
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jun 02, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Folkestone and Hythe MP calls on FIFA to re-run the Qatar 2022 World Cup
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Jun 02, 2014 - 12:20 PM
Council vote to continue with £7.5 million Hythe leisure centre and swimming pool project
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jun 02, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Sun shines on Hawkinge litter picker volunteers
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 02, 2014 - 09:49 AM
A crustacean version of Waiting for Godot makes its appearance in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jun 01, 2014 - 04:05 PM
Kent and East Sussex Railway to run Tenterden to Robertsbridge Junction line when works completed - Photos
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jun 01, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Patrols to start as council warns Dover Road, Folkestone residents over flytipping on pavements
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jun 01, 2014 - 09:05 AM