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News archive for July, 2014

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£1.7 million transformation of Folkestone West station opened by Baroness 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 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 by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 02:05 PM
HG Wells War of the Words Exhibition needs volunteers for Sandgate, Folkestone venue by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Eurotunnel awarded 10th consecutive Green Flag for Dover nature reserve 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 by editor on Jul 31, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Group of men hunted after assault in Canterbury park 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 by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Folkestone Coquelles Eurotunnel Le Shuttle breaks 'getaway week' record by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Recent arrests in Dover district by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Return of Folkestone Trawler Race fuels hopes of its revival by editor on Jul 30, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Getaway driver jailed following violent robbery in Hythe by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Dover driver jailed over young woman's death on Sandwich Road by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Ashford man charged with two offences after allegedly failing to provide breath specimen by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas make welcome return to the Community Centre in Hawkinge by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Air quality area at Dover Eastern Docks finally revoked after 12 years by editor on Jul 29, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Warning of no swimming in Ashford lakes under any circumstances 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 by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Country park near Hythe and six others in Kent among the best in the UK by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Whitney Houston's former drummer guilty of petrol theft at Folkestone court by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Closure date of Hawkinge Post Office at Community Centre revealed by editor on Jul 28, 2014 - 10:26 AM
Local people back CCTV in Folkestone claim Lib Dems 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 by editor on Jul 27, 2014 - 01:45 PM
Hawkinge Environment Group in crisis as volunteer numbers dwindle by editor on Jul 27, 2014 - 09:25 AM
Two vehicle crash in Westgate leaves woman in serious condition in hospital by editor on Jul 27, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Beaumont backs former Town Mayor saying Folkestone needs a champion like Tom by editor on Jul 26, 2014 - 03:45 PM
Popular Dover seafront regatta returns for day of fun and entertainment by editor on Jul 26, 2014 - 08:05 AM
Pair due in court charged with burglary and van theft in Ashford by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 06:05 PM
First World War tribute of famous Binyon poem in song recorded by Kent duo by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Appeal lodged in bid to save Dover to Calais ferry company by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 11:58 AM
Drug dealer from Canterbury sentenced to 4 years and 4 months behind bars by editor on Jul 25, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Dover landlord fined £5,000 for repeatedly failing to repair gas boiler in Folkestone flat 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 by editor on Jul 24, 2014 - 11:59 AM
Interest free loans scheme for small businesses launched in Folkestone by editor on Jul 24, 2014 - 10:14 AM
Rare moths on trial at Romney Marsh after tucking in to specially planted carrots 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 by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 06:42 PM
Police hunt for car which left the scene after three injured cyclists admitted to hospital by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 05:35 PM
Cute cheetah cubs spotted at Ashford animal reserve - Photo by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 04:20 PM
Kent Police Chief Constable announces recruitment open for new police officers and PCSOs by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Emergency repairs force closure of Hythe swimming pool by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 09:05 AM
Government regards Folkestone as a ‘flagship’ for community support for this important period of commemoration by editor on Jul 23, 2014 - 06:30 AM
Concern over missing Romney Marsh woman - Update 23 July 2014 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 by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 06:52 PM
Canterbury nurse found guilty of online grooming by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 06:01 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh tourist numbers set to top 4.3 million by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge Gardeners’ Summer Show standard is top notch by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 01:35 PM
Don't get caught out - Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh voting registration is changing 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 by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Historic Folkestone Trawler Race returns to the town by editor on Jul 22, 2014 - 06:10 AM
Former Folkestone School for Girls student to fight Tories in 2015 General Election by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 06:40 PM
3,000 visitors makes for a truly Hawkinge 'Spectacular' day - Photos 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 by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 04:10 PM
Folkestone Arch opening forces Leas Lift closure 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 by editor on Jul 21, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Folkestone, Romney Marsh and Hythe dirt-busting team take on summer deep clean 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' by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 03:45 PM
Celebrating 60 years of the Routemaster Bus at Finsbury Park by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 02:05 PM
Dancing in the Park at three-day Dover music festival - Photos by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 10:46 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - August 2014 by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 09:45 AM
Anger over Folkestone Leas Lift closure for Prince Harry's Royal visit by editor on Jul 20, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Thousands visit Folkestone War and Peace Revival show despite sweltering heat - Photos by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 04:45 PM
'BOGOFF' bargains to top attractions and travel deals for summer visitors in Kent by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 11:50 AM
Dramatic storm clouds gather over Dover as the lightning strikes begin - Photos by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 10:35 AM
Detailed plans drawn up for Folkestone’s World War One commemorations by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 08:50 AM
Bungling Folkestone robber found guilty of 'botched' cash depot raid by editor on Jul 18, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Free fun in the sun this summer in Canterbury district by editor on Jul 18, 2014 - 09:15 AM
Man charged in connection with Hythe sexual assault 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 by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Plans for new Hythe area primary school praised by KCC education chief by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Archaeological dig to resume on the village green at Lyminge near Hythe by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Folkestone and Dover summer visitors can look forward to spooky walks and searches for smugglers by editor on Jul 17, 2014 - 07:45 AM
Splash of colour to entice visitors to delights of Folkestone, Margate and Kent coast 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 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 by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Kent primates finally free as captive born langurs released in Java by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 12:54 PM
BBC reveals details of touring World War One At Home live event in Folkestone 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 by editor on Jul 16, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Sandgate Primary School does Folkestone proud by cooking up a storm 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 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 by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 04:20 PM
CCTV image released by officers investigating alleged religiously-aggravated abuse in Ashford by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Young Hawkinge powerlifter carries off European records by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Police appeal after vulnerable woman from Wye near Ashford fails to return after walking dog by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Daredevil Dungeness B power station workers leap from aircraft over Hampshire by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Dover district receives £65,000 for community projects from CRT by editor on Jul 15, 2014 - 06:55 AM
Campervan and four bikes stolen from Little Chart driveway near Ashford - Photo 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 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 by editor on Jul 14, 2014 - 12:02 PM
Dover councils join together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1 by editor on Jul 14, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Young woman 'fears for her safety' after alleged racist abuse in Ashford town centre by editor on Jul 13, 2014 - 03:53 PM
Largely undiscovered gardens at Mount Ephraim near Faversham are an Edwardian treat by editor on Jul 13, 2014 - 01:50 PM
Enthusiastic crowds line the streets of Folkestone for 'biggest' Charivari Day Parade - Photos by editor on Jul 13, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Ups and downs of Lydd Airport celebrated on 60th Anniversary of commercial aviation by editor on Jul 12, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Cocaine stash worth £25million found hidden inside plastic bananas after entering UK through Dover by editor on Jul 12, 2014 - 10:50 AM
Get ready to laugh with the last Edinburgh Preview in Folkestone by editor on Jul 12, 2014 - 08:35 AM
CCTV images released after theft from Ashford mobile phone shop 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 by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Police renew appeal after sexual assaults in Hythe by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Folkestone to be transformed with dazzling costumes and raucous drumming on Charivari Day by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 08:12 AM
Busy burglars strike at Canterbury area Co-op stores by editor on Jul 11, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Alcohol seized in month-long crackdown on street drinkers in Dover by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 06:47 PM
Life-size 'bronze' woman stolen from Ashford village garden by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Hawkinge Music Festival celebrates 6th anniversary by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Folkestone poppy making workshop set up to decorate Road of Remembrance by editor on Jul 10, 2014 - 06:50 AM
Lydd school pupils take part in important research on Bumblebees - Photos 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 by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 04:35 PM
Folkestone and Hythe MP seeks new parliamentary assistant by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 01:03 PM
Folkestone student picked for England as golf captain at international competition by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Dover and Sandwich residents to have a say over new and existing play areas by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone seafront development will bring a massive boost to the Shepway economy by editor on Jul 09, 2014 - 06:35 AM
Dungeness B nuclear power station staff have fun raising a 'monkey' in charity event 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 by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 05:40 PM
Boulogne link with Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh brings more benefits by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 04:20 PM
Celebrations mark 50th Anniversary of Newington and District Gardeners Association by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 02:42 PM
Locals urged to catch Jaws in Folkestone ahead of the Trawler Race by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 11:55 AM
New Canterbury link road and bypass for Sturry is a step closer following Government announcement by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 11:15 AM
Increasing concern over welfare of elderly man from Sandwich - Update man found by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 08:30 AM
Government funding boost for transport projects in Dover district and Manston Parkway station by editor on Jul 08, 2014 - 06:45 AM
Role of Folkestone in the Great War marked by impressive exhibition at town library by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 06:45 PM
Police educate pupils of drug awareness at Folkestone school well-being day by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 05:50 PM
Eurotunnel train power failure brings misery to Folkestone and Calais cross channel travellers by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 05:12 PM
Suspected shoplifter chase in Canterbury leaves member of security staff with 10cm cut along stomach by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 11:16 AM
Hawkinge Town Council agenda of a meeting 9 July 2014 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 by editor on Jul 07, 2014 - 07:35 AM
Walmer Model Railway Group hidden away on Dover Heritage line by editor on Jul 06, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Dover family of happy snappers come up trumps at Whitstable Exhibition by editor on Jul 06, 2014 - 09:35 AM
30-year-old man arrested following sexual assault in Hythe by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 08:31 PM
Something Something Records showcases Five for a Fiver in Folkestone by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 05:30 PM
Police release CCTV images after Ashford iPhones theft by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 04:35 PM
JAM on the Marsh arts festival for the Romney Marsh launches next week by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 01:06 PM
Billy Smart's Circus rolls into Folkestone with a myriad of sensational international artistes by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 11:35 AM
International dance company awarded £3million from The Arts Council to continue its work in Ashford by editor on Jul 05, 2014 - 08:55 AM
Join children from Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh breathing life into brass band by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Cyclist seriously hurt near Canterbury by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Shepway lifeline helps high-risk patients across Kent by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Plans for 250 new homes in Tenterden out for consultation 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 by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 10:55 AM
'Folkestone' Peter's US channel swimming record lost to American neighbour by editor on Jul 04, 2014 - 08:40 AM
Final summer steam train to visit Canterbury tomorrow 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 by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 06:35 PM
Biker dies in crash on A28 between Ashford and Canterbury by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Lights out across Dover for World War One commemoration by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 04:30 PM
Police investigate after woman reports sexual attack in Canterbury city centre car park by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 01:05 PM
Folkestone seafront development moves another step closer 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?" by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 08:25 AM
Shining a light on Hawkinge and Folkestone rural roads by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Two women sentenced for running Folkestone brothel 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 by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Folkestone man sentenced to life for murdering Tim Clayton as he slept rough by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 04:41 PM
Eurotunnel to appeal to competitions watchdog decision over MyFerryLink ban from Dover by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Pedal power mixes fruit smoothies at Dungeness B nuclear power station 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 by editor on Jul 02, 2014 - 06:15 AM
Hundreds run for Gorillas near Canterbury by editor on Jul 01, 2014 - 06:40 PM
Ashford school scoops top prize for design by editor on Jul 01, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Art exhibition launched in run-up to Folkestone Mermaid Festival and Trawler Race by editor on Jul 01, 2014 - 06:35 AM