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News archive for August, 2014

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Radio One presenter Greg James hosts Aspinall Dinner near Hythe to raise animal conservation cash
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Aug 31, 2014 - 05:05 PM
Unique Gala event dedicated to third rail electric trains held on Dover heritage line
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 31, 2014 - 01:35 PM
Charing man jailed for violent attack on ex-partner at her Ashford home
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 31, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Young boy dies and family seriously injured in collision with lorry on A20 near Hythe
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2014 - 06:45 PM
82-year-old former Sandwich sweet shop owner jailed for historic sex offences
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2014 - 06:15 PM
Everyone invited to cut the ribbon to open Payers Park at Folkestone Triennial launch - Photos
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2014 - 02:32 PM
Officers eager to speak to witness of serious crash in Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 30, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Dover community groups urged to apply for Neighbourhood Forum grants for their local projects
  • News
  • Community
by editor on Aug 30, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Hawkinge woman charged in connection with thefts at Ashford hospital
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 29, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Crash investigators renew appeal following death of Harrietsham biker near Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 29, 2014 - 05:35 PM
Zealous volunteers bring Hythe Royal Military Canal back to life
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 29, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Thousands enjoy summer fun in Canterbury
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Aug 29, 2014 - 03:13 PM
Police arrest young man in connection with assault on woman in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 29, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Folkestone Triennial woos the world with £10,000 worth of gold buried on the beach - Photos
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Folkestone Triennial goldrush as £10,000 worth of gold buried in the sands of outer harbour
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2014 - 01:21 PM
Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono to visit Folkestone in September
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2014 - 11:01 AM
Kent invests nearly £500,000 combating loneliness
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Prime Minister challenged by Kent Police and Crime Commissioner over gun licensing fees
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 28, 2014 - 06:20 AM
Time to ditch the duvet, banish the blanket and push out your pillows for Big Sleep Out in Folkestone
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2014 - 06:55 PM
French man and woman jailed over people smuggling after 3 adults and a child found squeezed in boot of car at Dover ferry port
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Onwards and upwards for popular Folkestone Automobile Club annual show
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Aug 27, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Final phase of Dungeness nuclear power station flood defence plans put forward
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Aug 27, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Come-back kid Farage hopes to win Kent parliamentary seat of South Thanet
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Aug 27, 2014 - 08:34 AM
Praise from Folkestone and Hythe MP heaped on fantastic work of local volunteers supporting the community
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 27, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Annual 'Crickstock' music festival in Dover hopes to top last year's four figure cash donation to lifeboat station
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Aug 26, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Police appeal after thousands of pounds worth of booze stolen from supermarkets in Ashford and across Kent
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 26, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Former Mayor of Folkestone and well known figure in local politics dies aged 76
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 26, 2014 - 12:36 PM
Folkestone Triennial 2014 opens with 'stunning' Payers Park - Photos
  • News
  • Construction
by editor on Aug 26, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Multi-million pound Dover port regeneration project gets started with demolition of former hoverport
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Aug 26, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Full of life, passion and fun, the Folkestone Book Festival returns with more literary greats
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Aug 25, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Under-strength Hawkinge Town take well earned victory against Ashford side
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Aug 25, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Funds available for Last Post mass musical participation projects in Kent and across the country
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Aug 25, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - September 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2014 - 08:55 PM
Dramatic circumzenithal arc spotted over Tilmanstone near Dover - Photo
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2014 - 03:12 PM
Phew, what a pong on Romney Marsh
  • Agriculture
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2014 - 02:45 PM
Dover district heritage railway shows off diesel unit on loan from National Railway Museum in York
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 24, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Whitstable motorcyclist dies during qualifying session of Manx Grand Prix
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2014 - 11:14 AM
Car bursts into flames in three car crash near Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 24, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Ivor the Engine visits the Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light railway over the Bank Holiday
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 23, 2014 - 09:55 PM
Historic World War One 'Battle Bus' to visit Folkestone en route to battlefields of France
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 23, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Detectives release e-fit following late night assault on woman in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 23, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Police target Medway, Maidstone, Dover, Canterbury and Margate to prevent violent crime over the Bank Holiday Weekend
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 23, 2014 - 10:14 AM
Dover to mark Merchant Navy Day with unveiling of plaque in memory of Norwegian sailors killed while stationed in the town
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Aug 23, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Lydd airport presses ahead after the Court of Appeal rejects RSPB challenge to block expansion
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Eurotunnel in Folkestone to open its doors for rare open day
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2014 - 05:15 PM
Hello hello hello, talk to your local police officers in Folkestone Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Belgians refugees fleeing the onset of WW1 held in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 22, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Police blitz in Ashford area sees 41 percent drop in rural crime
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 22, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Motorcyclist dies after bike hit by two vehicles between Hythe and Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2014 - 07:03 PM
Non-selective Dover College returns 'strong' set of GCSE results
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Hopes that major community dig in Canterbury will reveal ancient secrets
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2014 - 04:15 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh firms to pre-qualify for contracts to maintain and build new local council houses
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Longer free parking time limit introduced in Folkestone town centre
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Aug 21, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Dover taxi driver jailed for sexually assaulting two women
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 21, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know coming to Rochester
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Aug 20, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Second man charged in connection with Folkestone murder
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Dover village remembers Alkham men who fell in the Great War
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 20, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Red Alert in Ashford links up with Kent and Sussex Security
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Cute addition bounces into the bison herd at Port Lympne Reserve near Ashford - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 20, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP congratulates students for efforts in A level, AS and B-TEC exams
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 20, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Romney Marsh drink driver sentenced to three years in prison after causing multiple injuries to couple in 70s
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2014 - 06:55 PM
64-year-old Ashford man who got 14-year-old girl to send him indecent images of herself is jailed
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Kent rural charity offers ten top tips for people using heating oil
  • News
  • Welfare
by editor on Aug 19, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Dover district groups benefit from Coalfields Regeneration Trust's round of grants
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Aug 19, 2014 - 10:45 AM
Former Hawkinge mayor to contest Shepway Council Folkestone by-election seat on UKIP ticket
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Aug 19, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Kent community wardens facing uncertain future as council looks to make cuts of £330million
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Aug 18, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Hundreds converge on Lyminge for final open day of archaeological project
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 18, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Grants of up to £250,000 offered for projects helping bring together civilian and armed forces communities in Dover
  • Armed forces
  • News
by editor on Aug 18, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge Town continue 'friendly' preparations for new season following promotion
  • Sport
  • Football
by editor on Aug 18, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Flowers with name tags left outside office of Damian Collins during Gaza demonstration in Folkestone town centre
  • News
  • Protest
by editor on Aug 18, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Dover Transport Museum has so much to offer
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Aug 17, 2014 - 01:55 PM
New Hawkinge Post Office opening date revealed
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Aug 17, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Celebration of 50 years of 'French Dressing' comes to Herne Bay
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Aug 17, 2014 - 09:45 AM
41 constables pass-out at Kent Police ceremony
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 16, 2014 - 04:05 PM
Ashford topples Maidstone as the best business location in Kent
  • Industrycommerce
  • News
by editor on Aug 16, 2014 - 02:04 PM
100 year commemoration of the arrival of Belgian refugees in Folkestone to be marked at harbour - Photos
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 16, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Council spends £10,000 on Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh for people to spend a penny for longer
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Aug 15, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Alice to transform Folkestone Coastal Park
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Aug 15, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Folkestone Triennial public programmes announced
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Aug 15, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Stolen goods seized in Canterbury and Swale raids following concerns over shed burglaries
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Direct high speed rail link from Ashford to the South of France launches in spring 2015
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 14, 2014 - 05:35 PM
Impressive exam results for largest ever number of Folkestone Academy students - Photos
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2014 - 04:27 PM
Dover College 'bucks national trend' with 'strong' set of A level results
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Halfway point for Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway mid-week Summer Specials
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 14, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Join live web chat with Kent Chief Constable and Commissioner
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 14, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Two men charged with arson to appear before Magistrates in Folkestone after incident at Tenterden heritage railway
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Last chance for people in Folkestone and Dover to bid for £2,500 for community
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Smoothie ride to better health across Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2014 - 04:45 PM
High hopes that Ashford animal park girls 'take a shine' to tall dark and handsome Valentino
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Mystery over casket of ashes dug up by holidaymaker on Dymchurch beach
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 13, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP to quiz East Kent Hospitals' boss over highly critical report by Care Quality Commission
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 13, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Solicitors bring ragtime and hurdy gurdy to lunchtimes in Canterbury
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Aug 12, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Canterbury and Thanet crime round-up - 12 August 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 12, 2014 - 04:20 PM
Important Lyminge Archaeological dig holds annual open day at weekend
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Aug 12, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Lynx kittens on the prowl at Port Lympne Reserve near Ashford
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 12, 2014 - 09:55 AM
Dover, Ashford and Shepway crime round-up - 12 August 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 12, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Public appeal after Police concern for woman missing from Ashford - Photo - Update woman found
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 11, 2014 - 06:35 PM
2008 Folkestone Triennial artwork returns to commemorate the First World War
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Aug 11, 2014 - 05:35 PM
Hythe based dance company chosen to perform at Sadler's Wells
  • News
  • Dance
by editor on Aug 11, 2014 - 04:04 PM
Ashford recycling leaps from worst to 'amongst the best' in the country
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 11, 2014 - 09:50 AM
Kent on track for 91 per cent of properties to be able to receive superfast broadband by 2015
  • Technology
  • News
by editor on Aug 11, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum at Manston
  • News
  • Out & About
by editor on Aug 10, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Your chance to talk crime and policing issues to officers in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Visible community policing boosted as more officers are recruited in Kent
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Aug 09, 2014 - 05:30 PM
Folkestone and Hythe villages mark centenary of start of The First World War
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 09, 2014 - 04:45 PM
£2.1 million allocated for affordable new homes in Ashford
  • News
  • Construction
by editor on Aug 09, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Warning of very high tides for Folkestone and Dover area with strong winds from tail end of ex-hurricane on Sunday
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Aug 09, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Harry described as 'Prince Charming' by Shepway Council Chairman at Folkestone Memorial Arch unveiling - Photos
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 08, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Go online to discover where in Dover the first bomb in World War One landed and more fascinating facts of Kent's wartime history
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 08, 2014 - 04:55 PM
£40,000 to help fight rural crime 'very welcome' says Kent Police and Crime Commissioner
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 08, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Gurkha Regimental Band concert in Hawkinge - a resounding success
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Aug 08, 2014 - 08:59 AM
Solitary bugler to perform Last Post at Folkestone World War One Memorial Arch every Sunday
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 08, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Former glamour model Jodie Marsh gets mucky at Ashford animal reserve
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Cosy winter on the cards for residents of Dover village following £¾million eco-makeover for homes
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone Royal Salute to Step Short arch
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 07, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Police release CCTV image in probe into reported assault at Canterbury supermarket
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 07, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Contractors to begin work at Broomhill Sands sea defences on Romney Marsh
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Aug 07, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Cocaine with potential value of millions of pounds seized from ship carrying bananas at Dover
  • News
  • Drugs
by editor on Aug 06, 2014 - 06:57 PM
Dover, Ashford and Shepway crime round-up - 6 August 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 06, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Commissioner meets with 'truly inspirational and committed' teens at 'Dragon's Den' event in Ashford
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Aug 06, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Kent law firm offers advice to employers over E-cigarettes in the workplace
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Aug 06, 2014 - 10:35 AM
Folkestone Leas Lift struggles to open
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Aug 06, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone showed just how much the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War means
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Aug 06, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Apathy for countryside forces Hawkinge Environment Group to disband
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Aug 05, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Enthusiastic welcome for Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas at 'annual' Hawkinge concert
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Aug 05, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Acrise near Folkestone flower festival coincides with World War I anniversary
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Aug 05, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Big crowds gather in Folkestone for The Great War commemoration and unveiling of memorial arch
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 05, 2014 - 01:25 PM
Cute baby lemur born at Canterbury wild animal park - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Aug 05, 2014 - 12:20 PM
Folkestone Army Cadets training in woods near Hawkinge is no holiday - Photos
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Aug 05, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Kent residents to choose punishments for petty crime and anti-social behaviour offenders
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 05, 2014 - 08:41 AM
Police appeal following theft of war medals from Folkestone home
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Aug 04, 2014 - 07:11 PM
Hawkinge Town begin 'friendly' preparations for new season following promotion
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Aug 04, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Poem now in place on Folkestone Road of Remembrance wall
  • News
  • War
by editor on Aug 04, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Record number of visitors for East Kent Railway Diesel Gala, Beer Festival and Transport Festival near Dover
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Aug 03, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Hopes for grounded Manston Airport given a lift by Thanet Cabinet decision
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Aug 03, 2014 - 10:07 AM
Former spy base in Folkestone converted into new homes
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Aug 02, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Folkestone War and Peace Revival judged to be the 'best show ever'
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Aug 02, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Labour candidate hoping for 15 year anniversary win in Folkestone by-election
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Aug 02, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Budding performers needed for Young Company in Folkestone
  • News
  • Drama
by editor on Aug 01, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Two new college campuses opened in Folkestone and Dover
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Mobile and tablet friendly website for Kent tourism is just a click away
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Monk chuffed over Folkestone flower beds facelift - Photo
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Fifth year for Green Flag double award for Folkestone and Hythe parks
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Aug 01, 2014 - 06:25 AM