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Shepway Cabinet told to think again over Leas Lift lease decision

Contributed by editor on Apr 01, 2009 - 10:38 PM

The Shepway District Council's Corporate Scrutiny Committee have considered the "call-in" of the Cabinet decision and sent it back to Shepway's Cabinet for a re-think.

Say no to Sex Store in Bouverie!

Contributed by editor on Apr 01, 2009 - 10:05 PM

The Gazette has been sent a 'Notice of Intent' for planning permission to turn a store in Bouverie Place, Folkestone into the latest branch of an expanding chain of adult stores.

Former Folkestone 'Fearless' photographer dies aged 77

Contributed by editor on Mar 31, 2009 - 09:12 AM

A former Folkestone Herald photographer who was described as an 'action man' has died aged 77.

Power cuts - Claim your £50 compensation now before it's too late

Contributed by editor on Mar 30, 2009 - 12:03 PM

The Hawkinge Gazette has been told that anyone who has been affected by the recent spate of power cuts and low power supplies in Hawkinge and the surrounding area, can contact EDF Energy to claim a £50 compensation payment.

Volunteers clean up Hawkinge but community blamed for more litter on streets

Contributed by editor on Mar 30, 2009 - 01:00 AM

The Hawkinge 'Spring Clean' proved a big success last weekend with around forty volunteers picking up sacks of litter, but a district councillor said it was not a good reflection on the community that so much is being discarded.

Determined Peter gets thumbs up for Channel swim

Contributed by editor on Mar 28, 2009 - 10:33 AM

American Channel swimming record holder Peter Jurzynski has been given medical clearance from his doctor to make another crossing this year.

New York style 'greeters' welcome you to White Cliffs Country

Contributed by editor on Mar 28, 2009 - 09:21 AM

Be prepared for a Big apple welcome to White Cliffs Country when Dover's own 'greeters' show you around this diverse area.