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Importance of keeping brothers and sisters together is stressed by Kent County Council as it marks National Adoption Week

Contributed by editor on Oct 14, 2017 - 01:55 AM


For many children in care, their brother or sister may have been the one constant presence in their lives. They may be the only person who truly understands and shares their experiences and can help them make sense of their new lives.


10th anniversary celebration of 'doing so much' in Folkestone village

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2017 - 01:31 PM



By Susan Carey

“Who would have thought we’d do so much?” said Mel Wrigley of The Friends of St Nicholas’ Church Newington at a party to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the group on 7 October.


Folkestone hosts special Appreciation Awards Event for foster carers

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2017 - 12:00 PM



By Susan Carey

The Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone was the venue for a Kent County Council Appreciation Event  for foster carers on 4 October.


Angry trans-friendly Folkestone store owner asks - transgender prejudice or poor journalism?

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2017 - 11:01 AM



Sue Sheppard, who runs a transgender-friendly store Lacies in Folkestone was incensed by Peter Hitchens' newspaper column at the weekend.


People in Kent and Medway are urged to safeguard adults from abuse by supporting annual Awareness Week

Contributed by editor on Oct 06, 2017 - 04:00 PM



Adult abuse is everyone’s business and this Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week (9-13 October), residents of Kent and Medway are urged to ‘See It, Report It, Stop It’.


What's the difference between Plumbing and Pluming - Kent home heating company explains this and more!

Contributed by editor on Oct 05, 2017 - 02:00 PM


Don't know your TRVs from your ErPs? Then use this home heating jargon buster

Gruesome 'I am Jack the Ripper' postcard goes under the hammer at Folkestone auction house

Contributed by editor on Oct 04, 2017 - 12:55 PM


In just 43 chilling words, the spectre of one of Britain’s most infamous and grisly serial killers is raised when a postcard claiming to be written by Jack the Ripper goes under the hammer in Folkestone.


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