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News archive for December, 2014

Title Category Contributed
Black Friday for Ashford store after console goes missing during 1.00am sales rush
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 31, 2014 - 06:10 PM
More flood defences for Dungeness after ship-load of rock armour is off-loaded at nuclear power station
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Dec 31, 2014 - 05:20 PM
People power scuppers Kent County Council plans to sell off Walmer school site
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Dec 31, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh dog owners could save up to £1,000 if they clean up their act
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 31, 2014 - 09:35 AM
A Right Royal Year for Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 31, 2014 - 07:05 AM
Ignominious December drink-drive arrest tally tops 150
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 30, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Gulf War tank takes up position on busy Ashford roundabout
  • News
  • War
by editor on Dec 30, 2014 - 05:25 PM
Mmmm yummy! The 'Dover Fudge Man' to feature in BBC 'Home Comforts' food show
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Dec 30, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Dover Marina sailing along on the crest of a wave
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Dec 30, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Woman pushed to the ground by man in attempted robbery on Boxing Day at New Romney
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 29, 2014 - 06:40 PM
Long faced man wanted by cops after more than £2,000 stolen in Canterbury burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 29, 2014 - 05:25 PM
New Years' Day could be the last chance to see Kent and East Sussex railway loco in black livery
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 28, 2014 - 06:24 PM
Thames and Medway Canal designed for a safe route for Military Vessels between Woolwich and Chatham Dockyards
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 28, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Ashford residents invited to help charity by recycling their Christmas tree through Pilgrims Hospices
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 28, 2014 - 09:30 AM
Kent law firm says making a Will should be one New Year's Resolution you keep
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 27, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Ringing phone saves young girl from Boxing Day sex assault by three men in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 27, 2014 - 09:20 AM
Warning over 60mph winds battering Kent
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Dec 27, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Dramatic Dove of Peace WW1 memorial sculpture unveiled at Dover Cruise Terminal
  • News
  • War
by editor on Dec 26, 2014 - 05:10 PM
Best year yet for council's 'pay to collect' garden waste service in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 26, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Mural make-over for former Folkestone Co-op building in Dover Road
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Dec 26, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Christmas arrives early for New Romney Scouts
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Dec 25, 2014 - 02:45 PM
Parliament approves new boundaries for Canterbury
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events January 2015
  • Environment
  • Out & About
by editor on Dec 25, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Police release image of man suspected of robbery from woman in wheelchair
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2014 - 06:55 PM
Artistic Hawkinge Christmas card is a big hit with Town Mayor
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 24, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Kent County Council scheme will convert all street lamps to energy efficient LED illumination
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2014 - 02:50 PM
Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas arrives in Folkestone 5 hours earlier than America
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2014 - 12:48 PM
Ashford crime round-up - 24 December 2014
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Sandgate Parish Council and Library Christmas opening hours
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2014 - 09:30 AM
Ten Point Plan drawn up calling for a referendum on future of Manston Airport
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Increasing concern for Dover man who was last seen during a 'disturbance' - Update man found
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2014 - 08:07 PM
Man charged with a string of offences across Dover, Deal and Sandwich
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Diabetic driver jailed following death of cyclist near Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2014 - 05:15 PM
£250,000 Merry Christmas for Dover Community Fund
  • News
  • Community
by editor on Dec 23, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Kent drink-driving arrests top 100 for December
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Allegations of corruption in FIFA makes it harder to instill the values of sport in young people says Folkestone and Hythe MP
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 23, 2014 - 07:50 AM
Man sentenced to 32 months in prison after 'good old-fashioned police work' nabs Ramsgate burglar
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2014 - 06:10 PM
Hawkinge Town edge a victory in their last match of 2014
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Dec 22, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Police in Ramsgate introduce new motorist dispersal order
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2014 - 03:35 PM
East Kent woman overcome by smoke as she calls emergency services after open fire sets sofa alight
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Two men to appear in court today following stabbings in Canterbury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2014 - 07:55 AM
Isle of Wight to Tenterden by train - is it possible?
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 21, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Annual White Cliffs steam hauled excursion through Dover and Folkestone to be headed by two Black Five locos
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 21, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Green light for 130 bedroom hotel at Historic Western Heights and more than 600 homes across Dover
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Dec 21, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Shameless thieves rob woman in a wheelchair in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2014 - 08:02 PM
Teenage drink-driver who caused Ashford charity cyclist's death jailed for five years
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2014 - 04:45 PM
£250m national lifeline will help safeguard post offices in East Kent
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2014 - 02:15 PM
Folkestone Academy student picks up award for project documenting the memories of older people
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Burglar wakes living-room sleepers in Dover district break-in
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events for January 2015
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2014 - 09:35 AM
Discarded tissue catches out Hythe burglar after committing 'despicable' crime
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Celebrity Mastermind TV show helps cash strapped charity based in Rye, Bexhill and Folkestone - Update 23/12/14
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Former Hawkinge businessman bemoans missed opportunities of £millions from 'celebrities'
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Dec 19, 2014 - 01:57 PM
National debate called for after Kent police hit by swingeing funding cuts
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2014 - 01:40 PM
Pair given life sentences for Folkestone murder
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2014 - 11:55 AM
KCC demand more data on Horn Street bridge in Folkestone or it will oppose Shorncliffe Barracks redevelopment plans
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Canterbury man jailed after sex-game death in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2014 - 07:25 AM
Woman's finger broken during handbag snatch in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2014 - 06:15 PM
Woman stabbed in the leg in Dover area burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Folkestone and Hythe Labour Party attack Damian Collins after he votes to retain 'bedroom tax'
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Folkestone Banksy fails to sell at US art show
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2014 - 09:19 AM
Don't get caught out - all you need to know about Christmas services in Ashford
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Folkestone authors' Autogeddon Day is not for the faint hearted
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Dec 17, 2014 - 09:20 PM
Pupils in Broadstairs teach parents zigzag road safety rules outside school gates
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Dover to splash more cash on flood defences to protect homes
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Dec 17, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Hawkinge Town v Deal Town Reserves - Exclusive Match Preview
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Dec 17, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Kick start the New Year with Port of Dover Race Festival 2015
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Dec 17, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Folkestone Frank gets a mention on BBC Sports Personality of the Year
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 17, 2014 - 06:30 AM
15 drivers in Kent arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in just 12 hours
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2014 - 07:35 PM
Making Christmas recycling and waste collection changes simple in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 16, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Folkestone and Gravesend schools join with Flemish Schools remembering WW1 Christmas Truce through football
  • News
  • War
by editor on Dec 16, 2014 - 04:50 PM
2015 set to be landmark year for London Ashford Airport expansion
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2014 - 08:30 AM
Dover plans to deliver 10,100 new homes by 2026 supported by Planning Inspector
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2014 - 07:30 AM
Two men attacked twice during violent night out in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Sparkling Christmas show premières in Canterbury
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge Town manager Jake Taylor 'extremely disappointed' after below par performance
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Dec 15, 2014 - 10:55 AM
'Definitive' history book of Folkestone Harbour and ferry service launched by Romney Marsh author
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Hawkinge Weightlifting Club hold presentation and fundraising evening
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Dec 14, 2014 - 03:50 PM
The Colonel's historic railways extend far beyond Dover and Tenterden
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 14, 2014 - 01:35 PM
Sports Trust dives in with swimming gala to bring back competition between schools in Folkestone area
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Dec 14, 2014 - 10:25 AM
Mystery surrounds reported assault on young woman in Ramsgate
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 14, 2014 - 09:30 AM
Margate woman hid £2,400 worth of class A drugs in her armpit
  • News
  • Drugs
by editor on Dec 13, 2014 - 05:15 PM
Strawberries and Cream artist Charlotte brings art classes to Hythe and Saltwood Sailing Club
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2014 - 04:05 PM
Police appeal for witnesses when driver failed to stop after pedestrian is injured on crossing in Folkestone
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2014 - 01:05 PM
Families move into first new Dover council homes built for 20 years in time for Christmas
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2014 - 11:50 AM
House in Dover had cannabis plants in every room say Police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2014 - 09:10 AM
Live undersea rock concert kicks off Eurotunnel ultra high speed mobile service through Folkestone to France Channel Tunnel
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Christmas party launches group which aims to bring lonely over-75s together in Canterbury area
  • News
  • Elderly
by editor on Dec 12, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Residents in Dover, Folkestone and Romney Marsh urged - protect those pipes
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Dec 12, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Dover, Shepway and Thanet Chamber of Commerce call it a day after 115 years
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Young thug robs 86-year-old woman in Canterbury grabbing wedding and eternity rings from her finger
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Kent Police track serial burglar through DNA after blood left at crime scene
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2014 - 06:10 PM
Students to benefit from Dover Port and East Kent College alliance
  • Employment
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Police probe burglary at Charing near Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2014 - 01:35 PM
Following numerous calls Kent Police clear up public confusion over 'untaxed' vehicles in the county
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Top music stars re-release WW1 Christmas Day football match song for Folkestone based Shorncliffe Trust
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Hawkinge Town return to action after two-week enforced lay off
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Dec 11, 2014 - 06:30 AM
Same sex couple from Dover district are first in Kent to convert their civil partnership to marriage - Photo
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 07:40 PM
Driver who died in Ashford to Canterbury road crash is named
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Young man jailed for sexual assaults of 15-year-old girl in New Romney
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 04:40 PM
Magician shows Dover shoppers how easy it is for pickpockets
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 01:10 PM
Folkestone based children's brass band concert goes with a swing
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Changes at the top for Shepway District Council following sudden death of East Hythe ward councillor Keren Belcourt
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 09:00 AM
Santa Claus arrives on a reindeer-drawn sleigh for some late night shopping in Hythe
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Damian Collins pays his tribute to Keren Belcourt - councillor and well known Hythe personality
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Proposed cuts to Kent Community Warden service scrapped by KCC after consultation
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Dec 09, 2014 - 08:00 PM
Ashford arrests prompt Police to warn drink drivers they could lose their licence
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Dungeness Power Station floats New Romney Sea Cadets' boats
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2014 - 04:45 PM
More than 300 gather in the Hawkinge Community Centre for popular carol service
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 09, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Police computer program nets arrests in Folkestone and Margate
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Open wide - brave West End dentist called in to operate on tiger in Canterbury
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2014 - 08:50 AM
'Rising star' headmaster appointed at Dover College
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2014 - 07:25 AM
Wowie it's TOWIE shooting Essexmas at Lympne Castle, Hythe
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 08, 2014 - 05:55 PM
Car parked near Hythe has 2 foot long scratches gouged into driver's door
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 08, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Shepway councillors mourn sudden death of East Hythe ward member
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Dec 08, 2014 - 12:37 PM
Dover get a third round draw after winning through to league two side Cheltenham - Update
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Dec 08, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Kent Police appeal after 90-year-old pedestrian is seriously hurt in Tankerton
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 08, 2014 - 08:13 AM
Man dies in crash after losing control of vehicle on main Ashford to Canterbury road
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2014 - 03:35 PM
Sixties Gold 2014 tour keeps on running into Kent
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Dec 07, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Cbeebies star adds sparkle to Canterbury Christmas Show with young Dover actor
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 07, 2014 - 09:50 AM
Southeastern slash cost of more than one million off peak rail journeys for passengers in Kent and East Sussex
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 06, 2014 - 04:15 PM
Safari gold for Livingstone Lodge at Port Lympne Reserve Ashford
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Residents in Folkestone and across Kent warned not to fall foul of FIFA Euromillions’ scam
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2014 - 09:55 AM
Chancellor hands out £1.5million to Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance in autumn statement
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2014 - 08:30 AM
Three arrested in Dover on suspicion of drug offences
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Margate man jailed over 'sick' sexual assault
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Hawkinge Town Council agenda of a meeting 10 December 2014
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Dec 05, 2014 - 02:18 PM
Parking in Dover is safe and not threatening say British Parking Association and Kent Police
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Dec 05, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Historic crane restoration gives Dover heritage trail a lift
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Joined up thinking for Kent agencies as they get together to improve care for people in mental health crisis
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2014 - 07:05 AM
Rich pickings at Christmas for shoulder surfers at cash machines in Folkestone and across Kent warn police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2014 - 06:15 PM
Beaney in Canterbury celebrates a million visitors since restoration in 2012
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2014 - 04:50 PM
Three peaks, three lakes and an 800-mile bike ride by HURT Ashford area team
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Family pay tribute to Kerry Hearn from Hythe who died in road crash at Newingreen
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2014 - 11:50 AM
East Kent Railway near Dover can 'Prepare for Steam' with £50,000 award
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 04, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Dover lifeboat tows stricken German sailing vessel back to port
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2014 - 08:49 AM
More Christmas events than you can shake a stick at in Ramsgate
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Chancellor's statement is £250,000 worth of good news for The Wing at the National Memorial to the Few near Dover
  • News
  • War
by editor on Dec 03, 2014 - 08:05 PM
Court agrees ‘legal highs’ are not legal after seizure from shops in Folkestone, Canterbury and Margate
  • News
  • Drugs
by editor on Dec 03, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Government roads announcement will unlock Britain’s economic potential at the Port of Dover
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner agrees grant of £829,000 to Victim Support in the county
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2014 - 01:15 PM
Bright start for Christmas in Hawkinge
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 03, 2014 - 11:40 AM
Officers charge teenagers following burglaries in Dover and St Margaret's at Cliffe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Government invests £10 million on Romney Marsh flood defences
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Police appeal for help finding woman from Wye near Ashford - Update - woman found
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2014 - 09:23 PM
Folkestone Choral Society's Winter Prom included 'non politically correct lyrics' of National Anthem
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Dec 02, 2014 - 06:30 PM
Shopkeepers in Folkestone displaying renowned pop artist's mural for Small Business Saturday
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2014 - 05:28 PM
High-speed rail has transformed Ashford say business leaders
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2014 - 02:45 PM
Man suffers broken jaw after serious assault in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Mouse Queen sought after magic of Christmas Star stolen from Folkestone theatre
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2014 - 09:30 AM
Man who drove at 75mph in 30mph zone found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2014 - 07:15 AM
CCTV image released after Canterbury teenager held in headlock and punched in the face by another man
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2014 - 06:04 PM
Yummy bunny and more for mummy in Folkestone old town
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2014 - 05:39 PM
Hawkinge take on a Hythe Town Xl after weekend league match is postponed
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Dec 01, 2014 - 02:05 PM
£35,000 in successful bids for Dover area community projects
  • News
  • Community
by editor on Dec 01, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Canterbury Council bosses ask residents if long term empty homes should see £750 council tax hike?
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Dec 01, 2014 - 11:40 AM
Slam door electric train charter services planned from East Kent Railway near Dover
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 01, 2014 - 09:20 AM
Two men charged over metal theft in Broadstairs
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2014 - 08:05 AM