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News archive for July, 2014

Title Category Contributed
£1.7 million transformation of Folkestone West station opened by Baroness
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 06:50 PM
Canterbury Crown Court orders former Shepway Council worker to repay stolen car park cash amounting to thousands of pounds
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Ole Bill buses converted and shipped out for World War One use in France, Belgium and Egypt
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 02:05 PM
HG Wells War of the Words Exhibition needs volunteers for Sandgate, Folkestone venue
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Eurotunnel awarded 10th consecutive Green Flag for Dover nature reserve
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 10:40 AM
Folkestone first for Triennial 2014 collaboration with Turner Contemporary commission of a new work by Krijn de Koning - Photo
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Group of men hunted after assault in Canterbury park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Dover Coastguard warns boat helmsmen to wear kill cords after rescuers called to out of control powerboat
  • Emergency services
  • News
by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone Coquelles Eurotunnel Le Shuttle breaks 'getaway week' record
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Recent arrests in Dover district
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Return of Folkestone Trawler Race fuels hopes of its revival
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Getaway driver jailed following violent robbery in Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Dover driver jailed over young woman's death on Sandwich Road
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Ashford man charged with two offences after allegedly failing to provide breath specimen
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas make welcome return to the Community Centre in Hawkinge
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Air quality area at Dover Eastern Docks finally revoked after 12 years
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Warning of no swimming in Ashford lakes under any circumstances
  • News
  • Health and Safety
by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Time running out for Folkestone Hythe and Romney Marsh not-for-profit groups to bid for share of £94,615
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Country park near Hythe and six others in Kent among the best in the UK
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Whitney Houston's former drummer guilty of petrol theft at Folkestone court
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Closure date of Hawkinge Post Office at Community Centre revealed
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 10:26 AM
Local people back CCTV in Folkestone claim Lib Dems
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 07:50 AM
East Kent Heritage Railway links up with Dover Transport Museum for a trip down memory lane - Photos
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jul 27, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Hawkinge Environment Group in crisis as volunteer numbers dwindle
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 27, 2014 - 09:25 AM
Two vehicle crash in Westgate leaves woman in serious condition in hospital
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jul 27, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Beaumont backs former Town Mayor saying Folkestone needs a champion like Tom
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Jul 26, 2014 - 03:45 PM
Popular Dover seafront regatta returns for day of fun and entertainment
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 26, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Pair due in court charged with burglary and van theft in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 06:05 PM
First World War tribute of famous Binyon poem in song recorded by Kent duo
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Appeal lodged in bid to save Dover to Calais ferry company
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 11:58 AM
Drug dealer from Canterbury sentenced to 4 years and 4 months behind bars
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Dover landlord fined £5,000 for repeatedly failing to repair gas boiler in Folkestone flat
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 24, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Zany inventor to attempt launch of deafening fart to reach France from giant buttocks on Folkestone beach
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jul 24, 2014 - 11:59 AM
Interest free loans scheme for small businesses launched in Folkestone
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jul 24, 2014 - 10:14 AM
Rare moths on trial at Romney Marsh after tucking in to specially planted carrots
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 24, 2014 - 06:45 AM
London 2012 torchbearer hopes to inspire students with prestigious gift of Olympic Torch to Folkestone Academy
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 06:42 PM
Police hunt for car which left the scene after three injured cyclists admitted to hospital
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 05:35 PM
Cute cheetah cubs spotted at Ashford animal reserve - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 04:20 PM
Kent Police Chief Constable announces recruitment open for new police officers and PCSOs
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Emergency repairs force closure of Hythe swimming pool
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Government regards Folkestone as a ‘flagship’ for community support for this important period of commemoration
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 06:30 AM
Concern over missing Romney Marsh woman - Update 23 July 2014
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 09:25 PM
Shepway Council states Folkestone Leas Lift would breach security if it were open during Royal Visit
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 06:52 PM
Canterbury nurse found guilty of online grooming
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 06:01 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh tourist numbers set to top 4.3 million
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge Gardeners’ Summer Show standard is top notch
  • Horticulture
  • News
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 01:35 PM
Don't get caught out - Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh voting registration is changing
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 12:40 PM
Megan from Hawkinge aims high to represent Folkestone and Hythe at World Scout Jamboree in Japan
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Historic Folkestone Trawler Race returns to the town
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 06:10 AM
Former Folkestone School for Girls student to fight Tories in 2015 General Election
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 06:40 PM
3,000 visitors makes for a truly Hawkinge 'Spectacular' day - Photos
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Astounding progress for Hawkinge Allotment site - from ploughed field to 45 flourishing plots in just five years
  • Horticulture
  • News
by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 04:10 PM
Folkestone Arch opening forces Leas Lift closure
  • royalty
  • News
by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 12:42 PM
Dover man is one of six charged following early morning raids in East Kent and the north west in HGV thefts investigation
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Folkestone, Romney Marsh and Hythe dirt-busting team take on summer deep clean
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Dividing Folkestone in two halves for duration of World War One Memorial Arch commemorations is 'ridiculous'
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 03:45 PM
Celebrating 60 years of the Routemaster Bus at Finsbury Park
  • Transport
  • Out & About
by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Dancing in the Park at three-day Dover music festival - Photos
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 10:46 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - August 2014
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 09:45 AM
Anger over Folkestone Leas Lift closure for Prince Harry's Royal visit
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Thousands visit Folkestone War and Peace Revival show despite sweltering heat - Photos
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 04:45 PM
'BOGOFF' bargains to top attractions and travel deals for summer visitors in Kent
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Dramatic storm clouds gather over Dover as the lightning strikes begin - Photos
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 10:35 AM
Detailed plans drawn up for Folkestone’s World War One commemorations
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Bungling Folkestone robber found guilty of 'botched' cash depot raid
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 18, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Free fun in the sun this summer in Canterbury district
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jul 18, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Man charged in connection with Hythe sexual assault
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 18, 2014 - 06:35 AM
'Celebrity' seats reserved for 83 to 100-year-olds at Royal opening of WW1 Memorial Arch in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Plans for new Hythe area primary school praised by KCC education chief
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Archaeological dig to resume on the village green at Lyminge near Hythe
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Folkestone and Dover summer visitors can look forward to spooky walks and searches for smugglers
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 07:45 AM
Splash of colour to entice visitors to delights of Folkestone, Margate and Kent coast
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Alt rockers Deaf Havana set to visit Folkestone before main stage appearance at Reading and Leeds Festivals
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 05:45 PM
£4.7 million loan could help kick-start 1,050 homes planned on the Martello Lakes at Hythe
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Kent primates finally free as captive born langurs released in Java
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 12:54 PM
BBC reveals details of touring World War One At Home live event in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 08:45 AM
£1.89 million funding for GPs will see new out of hours health service rolled out in Folkestone and Dover
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Sandgate Primary School does Folkestone proud by cooking up a storm
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 06:40 PM
'Really Wild' Michaela to take you on an exciting journey into the animal world near Canterbury - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Detectives probing HGV thefts make arrests after dawn raids in Dover, Merseyside, Lancashire and North Wales
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 04:20 PM
CCTV image released by officers investigating alleged religiously-aggravated abuse in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Young Hawkinge powerlifter carries off European records
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Police appeal after vulnerable woman from Wye near Ashford fails to return after walking dog
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Daredevil Dungeness B power station workers leap from aircraft over Hampshire
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Dover district receives £65,000 for community projects from CRT
  • Social
  • News
by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Campervan and four bikes stolen from Little Chart driveway near Ashford - Photo
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 14, 2014 - 06:40 PM
Keepers take mum's place to ensure endangered baby monkey’s survival at Ashford animal reserve - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jul 14, 2014 - 05:44 PM
Ashford to commemorate start of First World War with a dawn to dusk guard of honour at the town’s tank
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 14, 2014 - 12:02 PM
Dover councils join together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 14, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Young woman 'fears for her safety' after alleged racist abuse in Ashford town centre
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 13, 2014 - 03:53 PM
Largely undiscovered gardens at Mount Ephraim near Faversham are an Edwardian treat
  • Tourism
  • Out & About
by editor on Jul 13, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Enthusiastic crowds line the streets of Folkestone for 'biggest' Charivari Day Parade - Photos
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 13, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Ups and downs of Lydd Airport celebrated on 60th Anniversary of commercial aviation
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jul 12, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Cocaine stash worth £25million found hidden inside plastic bananas after entering UK through Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 12, 2014 - 10:50 AM
Get ready to laugh with the last Edinburgh Preview in Folkestone
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jul 12, 2014 - 08:35 AM
CCTV images released after theft from Ashford mobile phone shop
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 06:15 PM
Police probe attempted burglary after 75-year-old man receives broken arm as he confronts group of people in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Police renew appeal after sexual assaults in Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Folkestone to be transformed with dazzling costumes and raucous drumming on Charivari Day
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 08:12 AM
Busy burglars strike at Canterbury area Co-op stores
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Alcohol seized in month-long crackdown on street drinkers in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 06:47 PM
Life-size 'bronze' woman stolen from Ashford village garden
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Hawkinge Music Festival celebrates 6th anniversary
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Folkestone poppy making workshop set up to decorate Road of Remembrance
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 06:50 AM
Lydd school pupils take part in important research on Bumblebees - Photos
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Police urge people to close their windows before going to bed after spate of 'creeper burglaries' in Broadstairs and Ramsgate
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Folkestone and Hythe MP seeks new parliamentary assistant
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 01:03 PM
Folkestone student picked for England as golf captain at international competition
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Dover and Sandwich residents to have a say over new and existing play areas
  • News
  • Recreation
by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone seafront development will bring a massive boost to the Shepway economy
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Dungeness B nuclear power station staff have fun raising a 'monkey' in charity event
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Hythe councillors back eastern end of Princes Parade site for £7.5 million swimming pool and leisure centre
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Boulogne link with Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh brings more benefits
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 04:20 PM
Celebrations mark 50th Anniversary of Newington and District Gardeners Association
  • Horticulture
  • News
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 02:42 PM
Locals urged to catch Jaws in Folkestone ahead of the Trawler Race
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 11:55 AM
New Canterbury link road and bypass for Sturry is a step closer following Government announcement
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Increasing concern over welfare of elderly man from Sandwich - Update man found
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 08:30 AM
Government funding boost for transport projects in Dover district and Manston Parkway station
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Role of Folkestone in the Great War marked by impressive exhibition at town library
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Police educate pupils of drug awareness at Folkestone school well-being day
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Eurotunnel train power failure brings misery to Folkestone and Calais cross channel travellers
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 05:12 PM
Suspected shoplifter chase in Canterbury leaves member of security staff with 10cm cut along stomach
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 11:16 AM
Hawkinge Town Council agenda of a meeting 9 July 2014
  • News
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 08:35 AM
Lydd Airport 60th anniversary celebrations remembers Hollywood celebrities and Royalty regularly using air gateway to Britain - Photos
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 07:35 AM
Walmer Model Railway Group hidden away on Dover Heritage line
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jul 06, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Dover family of happy snappers come up trumps at Whitstable Exhibition
  • Art
  • News
by editor on Jul 06, 2014 - 09:35 AM
30-year-old man arrested following sexual assault in Hythe
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 08:31 PM
Something Something Records showcases Five for a Fiver in Folkestone
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 05:30 PM
Police release CCTV images after Ashford iPhones theft
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 04:35 PM
JAM on the Marsh arts festival for the Romney Marsh launches next week
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 01:06 PM
Billy Smart's Circus rolls into Folkestone with a myriad of sensational international artistes
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 11:35 AM
International dance company awarded £3million from The Arts Council to continue its work in Ashford
  • News
  • Dance
by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Join children from Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh breathing life into brass band
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Cyclist seriously hurt near Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Shepway lifeline helps high-risk patients across Kent
  • Emergency
  • News
by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Plans for 250 new homes in Tenterden out for consultation
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 02:00 PM
Sandgate says Shorncliffe Barracks development lacks realistic infrastructure and fails to ease shortage of affordable homes
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 10:55 AM
'Folkestone' Peter's US channel swimming record lost to American neighbour
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Final summer steam train to visit Canterbury tomorrow
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 06:20 AM
Sexual Assault Referral Centre receives funding to help victims of rape and sexual assault in Kent
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Biker dies in crash on A28 between Ashford and Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Lights out across Dover for World War One commemoration
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Police investigate after woman reports sexual attack in Canterbury city centre car park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 01:05 PM
Folkestone seafront development moves another step closer
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Dover primary school pupil asks motorist, "Do you think your reason for speeding is more important than my life?"
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Shining a light on Hawkinge and Folkestone rural roads
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Two women sentenced for running Folkestone brothel
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 06:40 PM
Soaring ivory prices pose greatest threat to survival of African elephant says Kent animal parks charity
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Folkestone man sentenced to life for murdering Tim Clayton as he slept rough
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 04:41 PM
Eurotunnel to appeal to competitions watchdog decision over MyFerryLink ban from Dover
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Pedal power mixes fruit smoothies at Dungeness B nuclear power station
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Magic of Folkestone is the ability to plot the course of that final trip for so many thousands of servicemen as they embarked for France says Minister
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 06:15 AM
Hundreds run for Gorillas near Canterbury
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jul 01, 2014 - 06:40 PM
Ashford school scoops top prize for design
  • News
  • Construction
by editor on Jul 01, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Art exhibition launched in run-up to Folkestone Mermaid Festival and Trawler Race
  • News
  • Festivals
by editor on Jul 01, 2014 - 06:35 AM