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News archive for May, 2015

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Midsummer's Day is a special diesel day at the East Kent Railway near Dover by editor on May 31, 2015 - 02:05 PM
Police release image in robbery probe after taxi driver is pulled from his cab near Hythe by editor on May 31, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Disappointing breezy and wet day for Folkestone and Dover by editor on May 31, 2015 - 10:01 AM
Tomorrow's Folkestone charity run aims to raise more than £40,000 by editor on May 30, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge welcomes RAF Ride of Remembrance cyclists by editor on May 30, 2015 - 05:15 PM
Conningbrook Lakes Country Park in Ashford opens its gates by editor on May 30, 2015 - 03:10 PM
New WW2 'deep shelter' tunnels and 'sound mirrors' projects to open in Dover by editor on May 30, 2015 - 01:25 PM
Ding! Ding! Hop on the Kent Health Bus by editor on May 30, 2015 - 12:40 PM
Folkestone man who threatened shoppers is jailed and banned from begging by editor on May 29, 2015 - 07:55 PM
Money in the kitty for local groups in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on May 29, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Long-running Canterbury award thanks those who quietly help others by editor on May 29, 2015 - 05:30 PM
Warning of heavy rain and gusts of 60mph across Kent by editor on May 29, 2015 - 12:10 PM
Folkestone to Coquelles Channel Tunnel operator ends partnership with MyFerryLink by editor on May 29, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Shepway Council give job opportunities to ambitious young people in the Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh area by editor on May 29, 2015 - 06:50 AM
Police charge 23 following drugs raids in Dover, Folkestone, Gravesend and London by editor on May 28, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Shepway Council workers dressing down is supported by Folkestone Nepalese community by editor on May 28, 2015 - 07:05 PM
Police appeal after Folkestone man dies in collision with van on A2 at Barham by editor on May 28, 2015 - 05:35 PM
Diversity at Dungeness is celebrated by staff by editor on May 28, 2015 - 04:25 PM
Kids can get stuck in at free model-making at the National Memorial to the Few near Dover by editor on May 28, 2015 - 11:05 AM
25 per cent bus fare hike is probably not the ticket for Kent pupils by editor on May 28, 2015 - 08:50 AM
Gang who stole £200,000 of Toblerone from lorry parked in Dover haulage yard are sentenced by editor on May 28, 2015 - 07:05 AM
Tribute to Herne Bay man after police renew appeal over fatal crash on Canterbury Road by editor on May 27, 2015 - 07:45 PM
Dhole debut for Canterbury pups by editor on May 27, 2015 - 05:50 PM
Special guest accepts invitation to open Hawkinge Summer Spectacular by editor on May 27, 2015 - 04:30 PM
English Channel swimmer warns over dangerous mix of swimmers and speedboats off Kent coast and worldwide by editor on May 27, 2015 - 01:30 PM
Police use new powers to close down flat in Folkestone by editor on May 27, 2015 - 11:25 AM
Kent countryside residents urged to make their voices heard over rural crime by editor on May 27, 2015 - 08:50 AM
Shepway shows great strength of feeling towards quake victims and solidarity with the Folkestone Nepalese community by editor on May 27, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Imaginative and innovative Bog in Canterbury by editor on May 26, 2015 - 07:35 PM
Police on the lookout for lager lorry driven off from industrial estate near Hythe by editor on May 26, 2015 - 06:23 PM
Folkestone to Calais channel tunnel company offering 50 jobs at French 'Young People for the Future' exhibition by editor on May 26, 2015 - 01:55 PM
Baby bison make their half-term debut at wild animal reserve near Hythe by editor on May 26, 2015 - 11:37 AM
Major investment in Lydd Golf Club heralds new era for championship standard course by editor on May 26, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Twelve convicted following Kent Police investigation into the supply of drugs in Thanet by editor on May 26, 2015 - 07:15 AM
Dover district man arrested after victim in 60s flown to London hospital after sustaining serious head injuries in Sandwich by editor on May 25, 2015 - 04:50 PM
New members take their seats at Dover District Council by editor on May 25, 2015 - 03:15 PM
Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge is open today! by editor on May 25, 2015 - 11:49 AM
Ashford men jailed after night-out turned into mass brawl by editor on May 25, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Finishing touch for Sandgate War Memorial near Folkestone by editor on May 25, 2015 - 09:05 AM
Margate man, sent back to jail after more indecent images of children discovered on his computer by editor on May 24, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Do you remember seeing trolleybuses in Kent? by editor on May 24, 2015 - 02:00 PM
East Kent man becomes new Kent County Council Chairman by editor on May 24, 2015 - 11:40 AM
More businesses in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh could see their rates cut by editor on May 24, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Man arrested after 19-year-old dies in Canterbury Road crash at Herne by editor on May 23, 2015 - 07:15 PM
Former Folkestone councillor Robert Bliss receives rare honour to recognise contribution to Shepway by editor on May 23, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Hydraulic road breaker stolen from flatbed truck parked in Dover by editor on May 23, 2015 - 04:25 PM
What's on at the Hawkinge Community Centre in June 2015? by editor on May 23, 2015 - 02:10 PM
Report highlights improvements for mental health patients in Kent by editor on May 23, 2015 - 12:00 PM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events in East Kent - June 2015 by editor on May 23, 2015 - 09:50 AM
Kids for a quid over half-term at popular Canterbury historic attraction by editor on May 22, 2015 - 07:55 PM
100 police swoop on suspected drug dealers in Dover and Deal by editor on May 22, 2015 - 06:25 PM
Newly elected parish councillors at Dover village take their seats by editor on May 22, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Resident in Sandgate, Folkestone bids to 'claim' footpath by editor on May 22, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Super slim Shepway District Council sits for the first time - Photos by editor on May 22, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Merchant Navy Class locomotive heads up Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Ashford steam excursion - UPDATE - see comments by editor on May 21, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Man who repeatedly beat an Ashford woman and raped another is jailed for twelve years by editor on May 21, 2015 - 06:35 PM
Canterbury law firm supports young drivers campaign to help save lives by editor on May 21, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Young employees at Dungeness B power station launch project to engage local children in science by editor on May 21, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Delays expected on A260 Canterbury Road in Swingfield by editor on May 21, 2015 - 10:55 AM
Meet the new Hawkinge Town Mayor - Grahame Ward by editor on May 21, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Fears for future of Dover and Folkestone continental freight traffic after rising numbers of stowaways by editor on May 21, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Film and music night in Folkestone to support Nepal Earthquake Appeal by editor on May 20, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Launch of new pilgrimage route from Ramsgate to Canterbury on foot or by canoe by editor on May 20, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Sandgate beach wins coveted Seaside Award for 2015 by editor on May 20, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Boost for firms taking on apprentices in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on May 20, 2015 - 02:00 PM
Hard working former Hawkinge mayor is elected chairman of Swingfield Parish Council the next day by editor on May 20, 2015 - 09:56 AM
Project to save hundreds of pounds on community energy launched in Folkestone and Dover by editor on May 20, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone is already leading the way as the first town in Kent to offer patients access to a GP seven days a week by editor on May 20, 2015 - 06:25 AM
Well blow me down with a feather - I never knew that about Folkestone by editor on May 19, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Career criminal jailed for six years for breaking into businesses in Thanet and Canterbury by editor on May 19, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Kent wild animal park's window on Africa scoops another national tourism award by editor on May 19, 2015 - 04:55 PM
Former Eurotunnel exhibition centre on the market for £2.75million by editor on May 19, 2015 - 02:35 PM
All change as Grahame Ward is elected Mayor of Hawkinge - Photo by editor on May 19, 2015 - 01:05 PM
Forthright historian David Starkey to discuss Magna Carta in Folkestone by editor on May 19, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Heritage of Folkestone as a cross-channel port - Between the Storms by editor on May 19, 2015 - 08:25 AM
Folkestone Academy chief resigns by editor on May 18, 2015 - 08:22 PM
International company to develop new retail and leisure complex at Kingsmead in Canterbury by editor on May 18, 2015 - 08:05 PM
What will you bring to the table at 'Big Lunch' in Folkestone by editor on May 18, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Hythe based dance company awarded £1,000 from De Haan trust by editor on May 18, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Police appeal after assault on young woman in Dover by editor on May 18, 2015 - 01:38 PM
Folkestone American cousin reflects on his British preoccupation with the weather by editor on May 18, 2015 - 09:05 AM
Teenager in critical condition in London hospital after being stabbed in the back in Ramsgate by editor on May 18, 2015 - 07:55 AM
Who will be the new Mayor of Hawkinge? by editor on May 17, 2015 - 03:45 PM
Picturesque Hall Place House and Gardens in Bexley Kent is well worth visiting by editor on May 17, 2015 - 02:05 PM
Man charged over Ashford sex assault by editor on May 17, 2015 - 12:21 PM
Folkestone heating firm's festive fundraiser nets £1,200 for cancer charity by editor on May 17, 2015 - 09:38 AM
Multi award winning fiery Celtic giants play Folkestone Quarterhouse by editor on May 16, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Murder detectives in Dover district search for woman's missing belongings by editor on May 16, 2015 - 05:45 PM
Rider seriously injured after suspected stolen moped crashes into lamppost in Ashford by editor on May 16, 2015 - 03:45 PM
Canterbury Road in Hawkinge to be closed for repairs by editor on May 16, 2015 - 09:45 AM
Man charged in connection with Ashford assaults by editor on May 15, 2015 - 08:06 PM
MyFerryLink wins legal battle to overturn ban on operating between Dover and Calais by editor on May 15, 2015 - 05:55 PM
School holiday fun with rockpooling in Folkestone and sea monsters in Dover by editor on May 15, 2015 - 04:30 PM
Sandgate Council looking to recruit two new councillors by editor on May 15, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Hawkinge Town Council members make up 40 per cent of Shepway's decision making body by editor on May 15, 2015 - 09:00 AM
Kent libraries modernisation moves ahead by editor on May 15, 2015 - 08:35 AM
National Trust to bring in Exmoor ponies to restore rare downland at Dover by editor on May 14, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Family pay tribute to Tenterden motorcyclist who died in crash on Romney Marsh - Photo by editor on May 14, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Water supply to Romney Marsh homes to be disrupted as sediment is flushed from the mains by editor on May 14, 2015 - 04:25 PM
New A20 traffic management measures keep Dover clear by editor on May 14, 2015 - 01:03 PM
Police appeal after cyclist injured in Herne Bay collision by editor on May 14, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Police seize drugs with street value of £20,000 at house in Margate by editor on May 14, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Limited tickets available for 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo commemoration in Canterbury Cathedral by editor on May 13, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Crime round-up - Latest arrests in Folkestone, Deal, Thanet, Herne Bay, Ashford and Canterbury by editor on May 13, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Police seize drugs with a street value of £20,000 at house in Margate by editor on May 13, 2015 - 05:17 PM
Hythe to Dungeness multi-arts JAM on the Marsh festival returns for a second year by editor on May 13, 2015 - 11:25 AM
Kent residents invited to have a say on fairer council boundaries by editor on May 13, 2015 - 08:09 AM
Urban sports centre is another positive and exciting development for Folkestone says MP by editor on May 13, 2015 - 06:35 AM
£4,000 bicycle stolen from bike sheds in Ashford - Photo by editor on May 12, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Kent Police warn motorists that warm weather can lead to a rise in thefts from vehicles by editor on May 12, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Hawkinge residents help to raise £1,100 for Nepal earthquake victims at charity 'Curry Afternoon' by editor on May 12, 2015 - 05:05 PM
Healthwatch Kent launches new text service for people with hearing loss by editor on May 12, 2015 - 02:50 PM
Hawkinge Allotment Society to represent allotments in Kent by editor on May 12, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Thief jailed after stealing Christmas presents in string of burglaries across Dover and Canterbury by editor on May 12, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Folkestone public consultation over new centre for urban sport kicks-off on Friday by editor on May 12, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Man arrested after three people die in Romney Marsh crash by editor on May 11, 2015 - 08:05 PM
VE Day 70th anniversary beacon lit above Folkestone - Photos by editor on May 11, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Folkestone explores Community Energy by editor on May 11, 2015 - 04:15 PM
Folkestone American cousin reflects on last week's UK elections by editor on May 11, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Three dead in Romney Marsh crash near Brookland by editor on May 11, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Dunkirk Little Ships leave Ramsgate for France next week by editor on May 11, 2015 - 07:55 AM
Police seize 150 plants and arrest two people in Folkestone after concerns over cannabis smell by editor on May 10, 2015 - 05:50 PM
Kent rail links with East Sussex could improve if decision is taken to re-open line to Uckfield by editor on May 10, 2015 - 02:03 PM
Nail-biting for Hawkinge while Conservatives retain control of Shepway District Council by editor on May 10, 2015 - 11:33 AM
Sell-out audience goes wild for Tom Baker at Folkestone Comic Con by editor on May 10, 2015 - 09:00 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 district, town and parish election results by editor on May 09, 2015 - 07:11 PM
Launch of new Eurostar service brings south of France within easy reach of Ashford by editor on May 09, 2015 - 03:49 PM
Boy seriously injured after being hit by emergency ambulance in Canterbury by editor on May 09, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Plans for HG Wells exhibition to be raised at Sandgate, Folkestone Annual Parish Meeting by editor on May 09, 2015 - 08:40 AM
Wrestling Superstars return to Hawkinge for night of action by editor on May 08, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Railway Swing Band to perform special concert in aid of the Folkestone Rainbow Centre by editor on May 08, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Young science Brainiacs from Folkestone crowned 'Ultimate Brain' winners on CBBC TV show by editor on May 08, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Tories hold Folkestone and Hythe with increased majority by editor on May 08, 2015 - 09:35 AM
Sixteen arrested and drugs seized in Police raids targeting organised criminal groups in Kent by editor on May 08, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Detectives investigating missing person report charge Dover district man with murder by editor on May 07, 2015 - 08:21 PM
CCTV image released after reported sexual assault in Canterbury by editor on May 07, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Folkestone Step Short volunteer Alan joins other East Kent guests to attend Royal Garden Parties by editor on May 07, 2015 - 04:58 PM
Canterbury law firm wants people to think about dying by editor on May 07, 2015 - 01:05 PM
Police appeal after two similar sex attacks in Ashford by editor on May 07, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Police warn of delays on A20 between Folkestone and Dover by editor on May 07, 2015 - 10:22 AM
Folkestone primary school lay down tracks at Glassworks' music studio - Photos by editor on May 07, 2015 - 10:15 AM
Crime round-up - Latest arrests in Deal, Thanet, Herne Bay, Ashford and Canterbury by editor on May 07, 2015 - 07:45 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Martin Salmon by editor on May 06, 2015 - 09:00 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Antony Dunning by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:56 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Roger Wilkins by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:51 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Alan Clifton-Holt by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:47 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Philip Martin by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:43 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Clive Goddard by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:38 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Tony Hills by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:34 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - David Owen by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:29 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - David Monk by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:25 PM
Folkestone pupils raise nearly £1,800 for Nepal earthquake victims by editor on May 06, 2015 - 06:20 PM
Rare opportunity to visit former medieval forest garden near Hythe by editor on May 06, 2015 - 05:02 PM
Horrifying 750 cyclists and motorcyclists killed and injured in Kent and Medway in 2014 by editor on May 06, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Hawkinge Town Council set to take over ownership of £2million community centre by editor on May 06, 2015 - 10:10 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Rory Love by editor on May 06, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Curry lunch fundraising event at Hawkinge Community Centre for Nepalese earthquake relief effort by editor on May 06, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Ann Berry by editor on May 05, 2015 - 09:05 PM
Benefit evening held in Golden Valley Folkestone for Nepalese earthquake relief by editor on May 05, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Adam Ant to headline Create Festival in Ashford by editor on May 05, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Peter Gane by editor on May 05, 2015 - 01:55 PM
StormBox Theatre in Canterbury to bring life 94-year-old comedy after London revival by editor on May 05, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Peter Simmons by editor on May 05, 2015 - 10:51 AM
Police growing increasingly concerned for welfare of missing 36-year-old woman from Dover district by editor on May 05, 2015 - 08:25 AM
Warning of 60mph winds for Kent by editor on May 05, 2015 - 07:05 AM
Still time to register for Folkestone Coastal 10km Run 2015 by editor on May 04, 2015 - 05:40 PM
Win against promotion challengers Bearsted Reserves puts Hawkinge Town up to second place by editor on May 04, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Local young people make up majority of this year's new intake of Dungeness B apprentices by editor on May 04, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Crime round-up - Latest arrests in Folkestone, Dover, Margate, Herne Bay, Ashford and Canterbury by editor on May 03, 2015 - 04:55 PM
South East Garden across Kent border in Sussex is a joy in Spring by editor on May 03, 2015 - 02:00 PM
Kent College students in Canterbury raise £862 for Nepal Earthquake appeal - Photo by editor on May 03, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Susan Wallace by editor on May 03, 2015 - 10:15 AM
Surprised to hear more talk in America over royal birth than in Folkestone when Prince George was born by editor on May 02, 2015 - 10:07 PM
UK tour of country duo, The Shires takes Chatham by storm by editor on May 02, 2015 - 06:30 PM
Plans for new six-storey sports centre in Folkestone revealed by editor on May 02, 2015 - 04:38 PM
Hawkinge powerlifting champion is new Shepway Sports Trust Ambassador by editor on May 02, 2015 - 02:55 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh 2015 election profile - Richard Wallace by editor on May 02, 2015 - 12:55 PM
Police appeal to find missing pensioner last seen in Ashford - Updated 10:00am 02:05:15 by editor on May 02, 2015 - 09:36 AM
BBC Radio Kent gardening expert to speak at Hawkinge and District Gardeners Society meeting by editor on May 02, 2015 - 08:55 AM
85-year-old driver sentenced after reversing into pedestrian in horrific incident at Folkestone Harbour by editor on May 01, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Cops arrest Sandwich driver after sniffing cannabis during speed check on Kent motorway by editor on May 01, 2015 - 07:05 PM
Just 'VOTE' at Kings Theatre music bash in Ramsgate by editor on May 01, 2015 - 05:45 PM
Firefighters tackle Hawkinge bungalow blaze by editor on May 01, 2015 - 02:19 PM
Record year for Port of Dover with 2.4 million freight vehicles shipped across the channel by editor on May 01, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Tattoo hygiene rating scheme makes its mark in Ashford by editor on May 01, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Affinity Water grant supports special riding centre in Alkham Valley near Dover by editor on May 01, 2015 - 07:55 AM