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Contractor fined £17,000 after worker suffers serious injury falling at new build house near Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Apr 26, 2019 - 02:05 PM

 

A principal contractor has been prosecuted after a worker suffered a serious injury when he fell approximately three metres through an unprotected stairwell opening.



Debenhams in Folkestone, Ashford, Chatham, and Canterbury set to close

Contributed by editor on Apr 26, 2019 - 11:45 AM

 

Kent will see four of the Debenhams stores in the county close after the struggling company announced 22 store closures across the country.



Alarming number of crack and opiate addicts living in Kent and across the South East revealed

Contributed by editor on Apr 26, 2019 - 10:15 AM

 

Public Health England has recently released a report on the estimated number of crack cocaine and opiate users across each region of England, aged between 15 and 64 years old.



Teenager charged over Sainsbury's supermarket robbery in Maidstone

Contributed by editor on Apr 26, 2019 - 07:55 AM

 

A teenage boy has been charged over an attempted robbery at a Maidstone supermarket.



Two Margate 'crime spree' burglars jailed

Contributed by editor on Apr 26, 2019 - 06:15 AM

 

Two Thanet burglars who were caught by police as they ran from a home they had tried to smash their way into, have been jailed.



Back door is 'smashed' in Maynard Avenue, Margate burglary

Contributed by editor on Apr 25, 2019 - 07:05 PM

 

Officers investigating a burglary at a property in Margate are appealing for witnesses.



CCTV images released in connection with serious assault in Canterbury pub

Contributed by editor on Apr 25, 2019 - 04:20 PM

 

CCTV images of a man, shown above, have been released by officers who would like to speak to him as he may be able to help their investigation into a serious assault in Canterbury.



Dioceses of Canterbury and Rochester working to recruit more young women to the clergy

Contributed by editor on Apr 25, 2019 - 01:55 PM

 

Celebrations marking 25 years of female priests were held in March this year yet the number of young women joining the clergy is still low.



Gang of tobacco thieves from east Kent jailed for 14-years

Contributed by editor on Apr 25, 2019 - 12:05 PM

 

Five men who brought in £235,000 by selling confiscated tobacco from a high-security incinerator plant in Sandwich have been jailed.



Sunshine and summer temperatures bring thousands of Easter trippers to Folkestone - GALLERY

Contributed by editor on Apr 25, 2019 - 10:30 AM

The Sunny Sands arches and 'Mermaid' on Easter Monday  Photo: Ray Duff

 

By Ray Duff

The sun shone and crowds from across the district and beyond descended on Folkestone's main attractions for the Easter break.


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