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Air Show festival weekend to start with a bang....4 August 2003

Contributed by localrags on Aug 04, 2003 - 12:33 PM

AIR SHOW FESTIVAL TO START WITH A BANG

The curtain raiser to the Shepway Festival’s packed weekend of events is a spectacular fireworks display organised by the Sandgate Society….more


Train driver killed after collision with car....3 August 2003

Contributed by localrags on Aug 03, 2003 - 01:25 PM

TRAIN DRIVER KILLED AFTER COLLISION WITH CAR

A train driver on the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch railway has died after the train he was driving was in collision with a car on a level crossing just before 11.30 this morning (3 August)….more


Gwen celebrates 90th....1 August 2003

Contributed by localrags on Aug 01, 2003 - 02:45 PM

GWEN CELEBRATES 90TH

Gwen Jacques ,widow of the popular former mayor of Folkestone John Jacques got a birthday surprise she won't forget when local Tory MP Michael Howard presented her with a bouquet of flowers.....more


Dodgy sofas could kill warns Trading Standards ....31 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 31, 2003 - 08:34 AM

DODGY SOFAS COULD KILL WARNS TRADING STANDARDS

Lorries packed full of dodgy suites are arriving from Poland and docking at Dover and Ramsgate....….more


Flying Felix lands safely after unpowered Channel flight ....31 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 31, 2003 - 08:11 AM

FLYING FELIX LANDS SAFELY AFTER UNPOWERED CHANNEL FLIGHT

An extreme sports fanatic Felix Baumgartner has become the first man to cross the English Channel in an unpowered flight...….more


Eurostar smashes rail speed record ....30 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 30, 2003 - 02:08 PM

EUROSTAR SMASHES RAIL SPEED RECORD

A Channel Tunnel Eurostar train has today made history travelling at over 200 miles an hour and smashing the UK rail speed record.….more


Suspected refugees rescued in danger dinghy dash ....28 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 28, 2003 - 12:55 PM

SUSPECTED REFUGEES RESCUED IN DANGER DINGHY DASH

The crew of a Dutch yacht rescued three more suspected refugees after they tried to cross the English Channel in a dinghy..….more