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News archive for January, 2015

Title Category Contributed
Teenage girl assaulted by large man in Folkestone Park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Consultation begins over £14million East Kent Thanet Parkway railway station
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jan 31, 2015 - 01:07 PM
Not registered to vote? Dover residents urged to take advantage of Voter Registration Day
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Jan 31, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Three men steal wallet and attack victim in Dover shopping centre car park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 31, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Exciting match in prospect as Hawkinge clash with Lydd Town
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Jan 30, 2015 - 07:25 PM
All residential street lamps in Kent to be returned to all-night lighting
  • Infrastructure
  • News
by editor on Jan 30, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Thomas to puff into Tenterden with the Fat Controller and his chums
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jan 30, 2015 - 04:55 PM
Rowing, running and cycling students in Folkestone raise Cancer Research cash
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 30, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Dover unveils plans for £75 million to be spent on new homes
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Jan 30, 2015 - 09:48 AM
Lead the way by getting on your bike in Ashford
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Jan 30, 2015 - 07:25 AM
Cash flows into Battle of Britain Memorial near Dover from Union Flag shower tray
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 29, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Water company offers up to £2,500 community funding to Folkestone and Dover community groups and charities
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Dutch and Belgian fishing boats join air-sea search for missing trawler in Strait of Dover - Update
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2015 - 02:02 PM
Revival of 'cri de coeur' award winning show created in Folkestone chippie to play in London and Brighton
  • News
  • Drama
by editor on Jan 29, 2015 - 01:50 PM
Folkestone seafront and Dover docks reap the lion's share of £15 million from government fund
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2015 - 12:30 PM
EU backs Dover Port to the tune of €14 million
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 29, 2015 - 10:35 AM
Age UK Hythe and Lyminge to host free day of information and activities for older people and carers
  • News
  • Elderly
by editor on Jan 29, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Council aims to improve playing pitches and outdoor sports facilities in Dover
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 07:15 PM
Dover man jailed after admitting sex offences involving young boys
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Two arrests after men spotted trying car doors in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Cute puppies found in Ashford park in need of loving homes - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 02:14 PM
Kent County Council scoops six nominations for top local government awards
  • News
  • Local Government
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 02:00 PM
More A20 misery for motorists as lorries queue between Folkestone and Dover
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 09:54 AM
Folkestone visitor misses worst of America's big storm but swiped by minus 17ºC freeze
  • Letters
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 09:45 AM
'Stack Raving Bonkers' KCC 3,000-space lorry park plan at Hythe ridiculed by Shepway Council leader
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 08:20 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP working to co-ordinate support for homeless people
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jan 28, 2015 - 06:45 AM
Town Mayor leads annual Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in Folkestone - Photos
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Kent trio sentenced for roles in multi-million pound drugs ring
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Folkestone visitor in the thick of it in America's big storm
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 04:32 PM
Searing melodies and intoxicating rhythms bring something special to lunchtimes in Canterbury
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 01:05 PM
Half-term wild winter fun and birthday celebrations at Ashford wild animal park
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Investigation reports Dover spike in migrants taking advantage of Channel Tunnel traffic chaos
  • Immigration
  • News
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 10:27 AM
East Kent young dancers showcasing their talent at Folkestone theatre
  • News
  • Dance
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Pent Valley School pupils create display in Folkestone Town Hall for Holocaust Memorial Day
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Parliamentary election runners in Kent to be given police and crime briefing
  • News
  • Elections
by editor on Jan 26, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Former American swimming champ dreams of Folkestone 'tropics' on return to US after Christmas in Kent
  • Letters
  • News
by editor on Jan 26, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Frustrated Hawkinge remain top of division after disappointing draw with Tenterden Town
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Jan 26, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Continued anti-social behaviour in Westgate-on-Sea forces further dispersal order for the north Kent town
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 26, 2015 - 02:10 PM
Residents help shape the future of Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 26, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Major Kent archaeological dig at Lyminge to be featured on BBC TV
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jan 26, 2015 - 09:55 AM
Hawkinge Community Centre events for February 2015
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
  • News
by editor on Jan 26, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Golden meeting for Newington gardeners
  • Groups
  • News
by editor on Jan 25, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Dover heritage railway to restore World War Two trenches discovered on their Shepherdswell site
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jan 25, 2015 - 01:50 PM
Folkestone conman who lived the high life is jailed over investment fraud
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 25, 2015 - 11:10 AM
Solving Operation Stack is simple says Folkestone and Hythe parliamentary candidate
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 25, 2015 - 09:05 AM
'Bee friendly' Tory Rory patted on the back by Labour parliamentary candidate for Folkestone and Hythe
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 24, 2015 - 05:30 PM
'Pathetic' response from Transport Minister over Kent traffic chaos from Maidstone to Dover
  • News
  • Have your say!
by editor on Jan 24, 2015 - 03:35 PM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events February 2015
  • Environment
  • Out & About
by editor on Jan 24, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Churchill remembered by National Memorial to 'the Few' near Dover on 50th anniversary of his death
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 24, 2015 - 09:05 AM
Police hunt bobble hat woman on mobility scooter after allegedly knocking over two pensioners in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2015 - 06:35 PM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner slams police 'babysitting' lorry drivers on M20
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2015 - 05:05 PM
Kent model railway exhibition is one of the biggest in the county
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jan 23, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Police hunt black-bearded man following robbery of woman in Aylesham near Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Urgent government review of East Kent traffic problems welcomed by Dover council leader
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Traffic in Folkestone and Dover unlikely to improve with Operation Stack continuing into the weekend
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 23, 2015 - 06:15 AM
80-year-old Kent man jailed for 14 years over child sex offences
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2015 - 06:25 PM
Group from Dover charged following assault on police at Swingfield
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Concern grows for missing Folkestone man
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2015 - 02:42 PM
Cuddly hot water bottles seized in Dover could have shocking consequences
  • Trading Standards
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Operation Stack update 8.40am M20 congestion back to Junction 6 Maidstone
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2015 - 08:48 AM
White van burglars raid petrol station in Dover
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Motorists told to find another route as Folkestone and Dover chaos continues with Operation Stack extended into Thursday
  • Roads
  • News
by editor on Jan 22, 2015 - 06:05 AM
Witnesses sought after Mercedes hits three parked cars in Folkestone
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 07:40 PM
Smuggler stopped in Dover is jailed after officers find £11million of drugs packed in Porsche
  • Smuggling
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 06:35 PM
Police recover nearly £40,000 from women in involved in managing Folkestone brothel
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Hawkinge student weeps as he meets paramedic who helped save his life
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 12:21 PM
What's worth £34million to Ramsgate, Margate and Broadstairs?
  • News
  • Education
by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 11:05 AM
Dover kicks off £3.3million 'Parks for People' project
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Interest from around the world makes prospects for Dungeness even brighter
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 06:25 AM
Bogus Deaf and Dumb charity callers steal mobile phones from businesses in Canterbury, Dover and north Kent
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 05:50 PM
Single fingerprint caught Ramsgate man jailed for attempted burglary
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Dover district families in top ten per cent when it comes to recycling
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 12:50 PM
Dungeness delight as nuclear power station on Romney Marsh remains open to 2028
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 12:37 PM
Novel venture opens doors to new homes in Folkestone area
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Online fraudster jailed at Canterbury Crown Court
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 10:15 AM
Samuel Plimsoll Day to be celebrated in Folkestone
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 07:30 AM
'Cannabis community' in Dover and Deal targeted by cops
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 20, 2015 - 06:25 AM
Zebra crossing of nearly 6,000 miles from Ashford to Djibouti
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Jan 19, 2015 - 05:50 PM
Canterbury beekeepers could change your life
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jan 19, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Kent County Council put its weight behind National Obesity Awareness Week
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Jan 19, 2015 - 12:35 PM
'Amazing video' helps Folkestone students raise over £450 at Christmas Jumper Day
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 19, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Mind the Gaps brings exciting film project for adults with disabilities to Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Disabled
  • News
by editor on Jan 19, 2015 - 08:51 AM
Seeking Dunkirk evacuation veterans to attend 75th anniversary of 'Operation Dynamo' in Ramsgate and Margate
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 18, 2015 - 01:45 PM
Channel Tunnel train services resume after Folkestone Calais Eurotunnel fire
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jan 18, 2015 - 01:02 PM
Man jailed for a string of driving offences across East Kent
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 18, 2015 - 10:05 AM
Dover residents' time is running out to save money on energy bills
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Jan 18, 2015 - 09:30 AM
Hooded Hythe man sentenced for 'terrifying' sexual assault on canal towpath walker
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2015 - 05:45 PM
Canterbury, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells given £250,000 to help rough sleepers
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2015 - 04:10 PM
Council in line for a national award as volunteers keep Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh spick and span
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Premier entertainment venue in Hawkinge hosts World Championship Wrestling
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jan 17, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Shepway economic plan could see District Council Offices in Folkestone moving
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jan 16, 2015 - 05:45 PM
Man arrested after drugs search in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 16, 2015 - 04:40 PM
Top sports personalities raise the Pulse for Folkestone
  • News
  • Sport
by editor on Jan 16, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Back for 2015 with local produce and lots of new stalls at Sandgate Farmers Market
  • Farming
  • News
by editor on Jan 16, 2015 - 10:57 AM
The biggest reform in social care for 60 years is being welcomed in Kent
  • News
  • Elderly
by editor on Jan 16, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Kent flood victims are being asked how is flooding affecting you?
  • News
  • Flooding
by editor on Jan 15, 2015 - 07:28 PM
Major step forward for Lydd Airport runway extension
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 15, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Jolly start to the New Year for elderly in Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable
  • News
  • Elderly
by editor on Jan 15, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Dover Cabinet agrees to freeze and keep Ringo
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Jan 15, 2015 - 09:55 AM
Top ranking Ashford is among the best places to live in the UK
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Jan 15, 2015 - 07:05 AM
New Year ground breaking work begins on new homes in Dover
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2015 - 07:07 PM
How much heat is lost from your home in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh?
  • Housing
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2015 - 05:25 PM
New shuttles nearly a kilometre long ordered for Folkestone to France Eurotunnel service
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2015 - 04:25 PM
No hiding place for globetrotting Shepway Councillor for Hawkinge - even in Singapore
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2015 - 12:45 PM
Ashford not gambling on high street future
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Jan 14, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Level of unemployment in Folkestone and Hythe cut in half states MP
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jan 14, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Warning of flooding, high winds, heavy rain and snow for Folkestone and Dover area
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Jan 13, 2015 - 07:53 PM
Elderly Ashford man missing after driving to Maidstone
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 13, 2015 - 07:25 PM
BBC Celebrity Mastermind TV show helps cash strapped charity based in Folkestone, Rye and Bexhill
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 13, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Free screenings of WW1 themed movies at Silver Screen in Folkestone
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 13, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Kent Battle of Britain Museum prepares for arrival in Hawkinge of spectacular WW2 fighter bomber
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Jan 13, 2015 - 10:05 AM
Fingers crossed for top Kent award as Capel-le-Ferne Farmers Market awaits visit of secret shopper
  • News
  • Food and Wine
by editor on Jan 13, 2015 - 07:05 AM
Sara shares her romantic history in Folkestone show
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jan 12, 2015 - 06:21 PM
Buskers given the green light on Canterbury streets
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Jan 12, 2015 - 11:08 AM
Young woman killed walking on Dover Road
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jan 11, 2015 - 03:35 PM
Kent gigs a rarity for Thunderclap Newman
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jan 11, 2015 - 01:35 PM
Labour attack unleashed on UKIP MEP who criticised Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins
  • Politics
  • News
by editor on Jan 11, 2015 - 09:40 AM
Ramsgate man jailed after robbing disabled neighbour and putting him through 'horrific ordeal'
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2015 - 07:18 PM
Damian leads Community Walk from Dungeness to Folkestone in support of Young Lives Foundation
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Kent man jailed for importing cocaine, through Dover, in lorry full of pork
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 10, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Ashford Town centre bandstand to be given a railway style facelift - Photo
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jan 09, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Businesses in Kent have a chance to shine
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jan 09, 2015 - 05:30 PM
MyFerryLink to be sold after appeal prohibits company from operating in Dover
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Jan 09, 2015 - 01:46 PM
Come and meet your new PCSO in Sandgate
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 09, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Man voluntarily comes forward following appeal for information of assault on woman in Margate
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 09, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Have your say how Kent libraries are run
  • News
  • Literature
by editor on Jan 09, 2015 - 07:25 AM
Woman given oxygen therapy after fire in Folkestone flat
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2015 - 09:10 PM
Shops in Gravesend, Maidstone, Canterbury, Ashford and Sheerness forfeit 'legal highs' after court action
  • News
  • Drugs
by editor on Jan 08, 2015 - 06:25 PM
Pooches and pussies help Eurotunnel Le Shuttle smash records between Folkestone and France
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Victim treated in hospital following phone robbery in Dover - two teenagers arrested by police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 08, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Will your child have a Kent primary school place in September?
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Jan 07, 2015 - 07:15 PM
Romney Marsh woman discovers storage heater alight in her lounge
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jan 07, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Hawkinge Town squad looking stronger ahead of important South Darenth game
  • News
  • Football
by editor on Jan 07, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Joint operation sees two men arrested after cannabis plants discovered near Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 07, 2015 - 10:55 AM
MP Damian Collins to head community charity walk from Dungeness to Folkestone
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Jan 07, 2015 - 06:35 AM
Once upon a time Cinderella married her prince at Dover Castle
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Jan 06, 2015 - 06:45 PM
As NHS alcohol related bill for Kent hits £108m, drinkers are urged to check out their consumption
  • Health
  • News
by editor on Jan 06, 2015 - 05:45 PM
Boom boom for freight using the Port of Dover
  • Industrycommerce
  • News
by editor on Jan 06, 2015 - 04:15 PM
East Kent Police officers and public receive awards at Canterbury Cathedral
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Jan 06, 2015 - 11:32 AM
Kent Memorial Chapel to World War Two aircrews in danger of closing as Government withdraws funding
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 05, 2015 - 06:35 PM
Christmas trees disappearing in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Jan 05, 2015 - 05:45 PM
Dreams of becoming a villain come true for Dover actress
  • News
  • Drama
by editor on Jan 05, 2015 - 01:02 PM
Dymchurch Royal British Legion launch monthly Act of Respect at Folkestone Memorial Arch
  • News
  • War
by editor on Jan 05, 2015 - 09:25 AM
Canterbury man and his dog overwhelmed by smoke in kitchen fire
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jan 05, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Can you remember seeing 70s band Jericho play in Kent?
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Jan 04, 2015 - 01:55 PM
Man treated in hospital following bedroom blaze in Dover
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jan 04, 2015 - 12:24 PM
Detectives seek witnesses to fracas in main road after Margate man receives hospital treatment for head injury
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 04, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Thousands expected at popular Canterbury Model Railway Society's annual exhibition
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Jan 03, 2015 - 04:05 PM
CCTV images released after woman reports Christmas Day sexual assault
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Jan 03, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Ashford punching above its weight as it attracts big-name retailers
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Jan 02, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Ashford driver dies after colliding with parked vehicle in Canterbury
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Jan 02, 2015 - 08:00 AM
Probe into serious New Years Day blaze in Folkestone to be launched
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Jan 01, 2015 - 05:47 PM
BBC drama Wolf Hall, featuring Dover Castle, to be screened in January
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Jan 01, 2015 - 01:10 PM
Ashford wine trail set to be 'quick win' after tourism review reveals thriving visitor economy
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Jan 01, 2015 - 09:30 AM