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News archive for July, 2015

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Folkestone Mermaid fringe Festival swims into town by editor on Jul 31, 2015 - 07:05 PM
Folkestone Trawler Race and fun weekend launches tomorrow by editor on Jul 31, 2015 - 06:55 PM
World’s largest sea-going wooden sailing ship to arrive in Dover - Photo by editor on Jul 31, 2015 - 06:45 PM
Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children putting huge strain on Kent Social Services by editor on Jul 31, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Disqualified Dover drink driver handed suspended prison sentence by editor on Jul 31, 2015 - 11:05 AM
Weather set fine for Sunday's Military Road Family Fun Day at Sandgate Folkestone by editor on Jul 31, 2015 - 09:36 AM
Folkestone Rory elected Chairman of influential England partnerships by editor on Jul 31, 2015 - 07:35 AM
Royal Rumble in Hawkinge by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 08:00 PM
Posthumous Kent Housing Group Lifetime Achievement Award for former Shepway councillor Keren Belcourt by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 07:55 PM
Detectives investigating sexual assault in Canterbury arrest local man by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 06:05 PM
Free places for young people offered for first annual Field School Dig at East Cliff in Folkestone by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 05:16 PM
Woman convicted over dogs which were dangerously out of control in Dover by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 04:25 PM
Cheers greets new brew launched for Hythe Venetian Fete by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Ramsgate man jailed after 'vicious attack' and later burglary from same address by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 09:36 AM
Support for breastfeeding mums in Kent by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 08:05 AM
Folkestone Rory elected Chairman of influential England partnership by editor on Jul 30, 2015 - 07:35 AM
Hawkinge Town lands sponsorship deal from Medway firm and kit donation from Arsenal by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 07:35 PM
Visitors to Folkestone Trawler race in line to hook a brand new £15,000 Mini by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 06:15 PM
Veritable feast of fun for all the family at Pilgrims Hospice Summer Fair in Ashford by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Business soars for Kent air freight company at Lydd as Channel ferry and rail disruption bites harder by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 12:55 PM
80-year-old Dover man handed 12 week suspended sentence after using racially threatening and abusive words by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Folkestone to Coquelles Eurotunnel operator smashes week-end traffic record by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 08:45 AM
White Cliffs Countryside Partnership events in East Kent - August 2015 by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 08:05 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP says responsibility for finding solution to M20/A20 ultimately rests on Highways England by editor on Jul 29, 2015 - 06:05 AM
Paradise Street in Ramsgate hangs out 1,000 bras strung up as merry bunting in huge art installation by editor on Jul 28, 2015 - 07:05 PM
LoveLife festival is coming to Hythe by editor on Jul 28, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Urgent road repairs in Hawkinge pile on the misery for local drivers as Spitfire Way is shut by editor on Jul 28, 2015 - 04:17 PM
Knock back for M20 contraflow proposal to ease congestion in Kent is 'extremely frustrating' say FTA by editor on Jul 28, 2015 - 01:05 PM
Let's hear it for award winning Folkestone and Hythe parks by editor on Jul 28, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Future of Betteshanger Country Park is in the hands of the people of Dover by editor on Jul 28, 2015 - 09:31 AM
Top Sittingbourne heating company throws its weight behind Gas Safety Week by editor on Jul 28, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Stop and search checks across Folkestone Hythe and Romney Marsh shows zero-tolerance approach is working by editor on Jul 27, 2015 - 07:20 PM
Folkestone ArtMart returns on Friday by editor on Jul 27, 2015 - 06:25 PM
Ready Steady Go for the historic Folkestone Trawler Race by editor on Jul 27, 2015 - 04:15 PM
Hauliers' association calls for M20 contraflow to keep Kent open by editor on Jul 27, 2015 - 01:45 PM
Camper suffers burns and tent is destroyed in fire at Selstead near Folkestone by editor on Jul 27, 2015 - 10:55 AM
Sailor rescued after running aground en route to Dover by editor on Jul 27, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Herd of cows derail passenger train between Canterbury and Ashford by editor on Jul 27, 2015 - 12:35 AM
Exciting Folkestone and Dover 'Up on the Downs' activity fortnight starts today by editor on Jul 26, 2015 - 04:05 PM
150 years since Charles Dickens was in the Folkestone Boat Train crash by editor on Jul 26, 2015 - 12:55 PM
Open weekends on Folkestone Harbour Arm starting soon - Photos by editor on Jul 26, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Mayflower locomotive steams through Kent today by editor on Jul 26, 2015 - 09:10 AM
Summer holiday talks and walks for Folkestone young people by editor on Jul 26, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Rare steam locomotive to haul excursion train to Canterbury and North Kent on Sunday by editor on Jul 25, 2015 - 05:25 PM
Free fun-packed Kearsney Parks Farm and Forest Day in Dover by editor on Jul 25, 2015 - 02:35 PM
Fond farewell to inspirational brass band founder at Folkestone Bandstand by editor on Jul 25, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Four arrested in Canterbury Road, Margate after Class A drugs seized by police by editor on Jul 25, 2015 - 10:55 AM
A Tenterden day out with Thomas is just the ticket this weekend by editor on Jul 25, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Woman knocked to the ground in 'cowardly' alleyway robbery in Ramsgate by editor on Jul 24, 2015 - 09:41 PM
Dramatic success in crackdown on ‘legal highs’ in Kent towns by editor on Jul 24, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Police hunt callous thief who tricked 84-year-old into letting him into his Canterbury flat by editor on Jul 24, 2015 - 05:50 PM
21-year-old Ashford drink driver banned for two-years by editor on Jul 24, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Dover district country park name change marks game change for Betteshanger by editor on Jul 24, 2015 - 09:55 AM
Weather experts warn of heavy rain and gales in Folkestone, Dover and across Kent by editor on Jul 24, 2015 - 06:45 AM
Warning after 'cash card skimmer' discovered on Canterbury cash machine by editor on Jul 23, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Man admits storing dangerous explosives at Folkestone War and Peace Revival show by editor on Jul 23, 2015 - 07:05 PM
Ashford woman jailed over assault of police officer by editor on Jul 23, 2015 - 04:25 PM
Kent’s Spa Valley Line plans could ease commuter congestion with a daily Eridge to Tunbridge Wells service by editor on Jul 23, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Hythe Venetian Fete needs you and 99 others! by editor on Jul 23, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Three-year ban for drink driving Folkestone woman by editor on Jul 23, 2015 - 06:55 AM
Multi-screen cinema, hotel and homes in £75million Ashford town centre development plans unveiled by leading UK developer by editor on Jul 22, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Jane Austen raises funds for Saltwood Church and village hall by editor on Jul 22, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Shoplifter who stole perfume from Folkestone store is given suspended jail sentence by editor on Jul 22, 2015 - 01:45 PM
Hawkinge Community Centre events for August 2015 by editor on Jul 22, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Guinness World Records in Kent libraries by editor on Jul 22, 2015 - 08:15 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP wants the M26 considered for HGV parking instead of the M20 by editor on Jul 22, 2015 - 06:15 AM
New council homes opened in Lydd and nearing completion in Hawkinge by editor on Jul 21, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Impressive village hall extension will transform life for rural community near Canterbury by editor on Jul 21, 2015 - 07:15 PM
E-fit released of suspect in jewellery and cash burglary at Rough Common, Canterbury by editor on Jul 21, 2015 - 06:05 PM
Icing on the cake for Folkestone sixth form football team by editor on Jul 21, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Totemtastic at the Folkestone Coastal Park by editor on Jul 21, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Clangers afloat as Hythe bellringers follow long tradition at Venetian Fete by editor on Jul 21, 2015 - 09:25 AM
BMX bandits hunted after handbag is snatched from woman walking in Ashford by editor on Jul 21, 2015 - 06:55 AM
World War One film shot in Folkestone and Dover scoops host of awards by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 08:10 PM
Kent Police should have Operation Stack costs reimbursed as bill rises to over £700,000 says Barnes by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 07:05 PM
Dover Tryangle awards ceremony celebrates all that's good about young people by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 05:55 PM
EU investment is good news for Eurostar service in Ashford says campaign group by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 04:55 PM
Staff at Shepway District Council become Dementia Friends by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 01:40 PM
Man jailed following string of burglaries in Canterbury and Gillingham by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 10:05 AM
Thousands throng to Hawkinge Spectacular - Picture gallery by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 10:00 AM
More outdoor kids events than you can shake a stick at in Dover and Folkestone during the holidays by editor on Jul 20, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Fatal coach crash near Canterbury claims second victim by editor on Jul 19, 2015 - 04:15 PM
Eltham Palace and Gardens offers a history that will attract many visitors from Kent by editor on Jul 19, 2015 - 02:45 PM
St James’s Place Foundation supports young entrepreneurs in Kent by editor on Jul 19, 2015 - 10:25 AM
Council proposes one-way system and raising speed limit in Hawkinge Cemetery by editor on Jul 19, 2015 - 09:10 AM
Brick thrown at car from lorry cab on A28 in Rolvenden near Tenterden by editor on Jul 18, 2015 - 05:55 PM
£3.5 million Folkestone Harbour Arm renovation nearing completion - Photos by editor on Jul 18, 2015 - 04:30 PM
Prepare yourself for the exciting Folkestone and Dover 'Up on the Downs' activity fortnight by editor on Jul 18, 2015 - 02:05 PM
Call for parking ban on Sandgate, Folkestone seawall maintenance gangway by editor on Jul 18, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Founder of MORI receives prestigious Kent County Council award by editor on Jul 18, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Bogus doctor arrested while working at William Harvey Hospital in Ashford is jailed for six years by editor on Jul 17, 2015 - 07:25 PM
Iron Age Quern Stones uncovered even before students' summer dig near Folkestone Roman Villa begins by editor on Jul 17, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Hotly contested 'Kent is Delicious' final is won by village school by editor on Jul 17, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Students who danced their way around Folkestone Race For Life course raise £1,000 for cancer charity by editor on Jul 17, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Blooming lovely Hawkinge allotment site open to all by editor on Jul 17, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Folkestone Court to stay open but Dover is listed for closure in Ministry of Justice Consultation by editor on Jul 17, 2015 - 08:19 AM
Idyllic spot for Romney Marsh festival concert by editor on Jul 17, 2015 - 07:15 AM
Port of Dover Turbo Tugboat competes in one of the World's wackiest soapbox races by editor on Jul 16, 2015 - 07:15 PM
£7million regeneration of Folkestone Old High Street and Tontine Street to start in Autumn by editor on Jul 16, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Motorcyclist remains in hospital after three vehicle crash on New Dover Road in Capel-le-Ferne by editor on Jul 16, 2015 - 03:55 PM
Folkestone & Hythe MP opens new £4million water treatment works by editor on Jul 16, 2015 - 01:40 PM
Council Chairman challenges 'no traffic chaos' minister to meet him in Folkestone and see the problems first hand by editor on Jul 16, 2015 - 10:24 AM
Fun in the sun in Whitstable this summer by editor on Jul 16, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Tunbridge Wells freight transport body backs May's secure parking zone in Calais by editor on Jul 16, 2015 - 08:20 AM
Hythe swimming pool closed for maintenance during school summer holidays by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 09:14 PM
National Gardens Scheme open day shone despite the Hawkinge weather by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Remarkable turnaround by Ashford school by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Memories of Battle of Britain kept alive in Kent and across the country by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Hot chocolate and a chat in Sandgate Library at PCSO surgery by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 04:25 PM
Romney Hythe and Dymchurch locos spend the weekend in Norfolk by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 01:10 PM
Dover council says work has begun on football ground clubhouse destroyed by fire in 2011 by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Canterbury motorcyclist dies after collision on A299 near Ramsgate by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 08:08 AM
Lorries could wait to be called to Dover or Folkestone, rather than queueing in Kent suggests MP by editor on Jul 15, 2015 - 06:25 AM
Green light signals boost for jobs in Ashford after £4million investment by editor on Jul 14, 2015 - 08:08 PM
Monk pours cold water on new Hythe pool proposals by editor on Jul 14, 2015 - 06:55 PM
Closure of Alkham Valley Road roundabout at Hawkinge could cause traffic delays by editor on Jul 14, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Sticky fingered 'window cleaner' hunted in Ashford by editor on Jul 14, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Romney Marsh author's Railway Children extends its London run into 2016 by editor on Jul 14, 2015 - 09:10 AM
Dymchurch dog mess costs owner £715 after council takes woman to court by editor on Jul 14, 2015 - 08:30 AM
Hawkinge teenage sportsmen carry off Shepway Sports Trust awards by editor on Jul 13, 2015 - 08:29 PM
Forget Farnborough or Folkestone airshows and think Postling - Photo Gallery by editor on Jul 13, 2015 - 07:25 PM
Canterbury burglar sentenced to four years behind bars for stealing from students by editor on Jul 13, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Pupils at Folkestone school dance their way to more than £1,100 for Demelza Children’s Hospice by editor on Jul 13, 2015 - 04:30 PM
Folkestone WW1 docu-drama film nominated for awards by editor on Jul 13, 2015 - 12:44 PM
Time is running out to apply for trainee solicitor programme with Canterbury law firm by editor on Jul 13, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Hawkinge Spectacular countdown begins by editor on Jul 13, 2015 - 09:15 AM
Tunbridge Wells based Freight Transport Association tells David Cameron to take urgent action following death of migrant on freight train at Calais by editor on Jul 12, 2015 - 05:50 PM
Romney Marsh author's The Railway Children arrives at Kings Cross Station Theatre by editor on Jul 12, 2015 - 03:05 PM
Folkestone Charivari Festival - Photo Gallery by editor on Jul 12, 2015 - 01:11 PM
Man suffering serious injuries is arrested on suspicion of theft after motorcycle crashes near Ashford by editor on Jul 12, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Members of 'The Few' unveil Hawkinge Airfield Memorial Stone by editor on Jul 12, 2015 - 09:55 AM
Threat of jail for man who had open bottle of cider on The Leas in Folkestone by editor on Jul 11, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Folkestone teenagers join French crew to sail tall ship to Boulogne for Sea Festival by editor on Jul 11, 2015 - 04:35 PM
Man dies and local woman seriously injured in Canterbury car and coach crash by editor on Jul 11, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Dover Community Hub success celebrated in Winchelsea Street centre by editor on Jul 11, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Airbus creates history at London Ashford Airport in Lydd by editor on Jul 10, 2015 - 08:16 PM
'Prolific' Ramsgate burglar jailed by editor on Jul 10, 2015 - 05:50 PM
Trainee Canterbury solicitor raises cash in triathlon to support seriously and terminally ill children's charity by editor on Jul 10, 2015 - 04:25 PM
E-fit released in connection with alleged assault in Margate on woman in phone box by editor on Jul 10, 2015 - 01:55 PM
Elderly group from Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable hits the right note at theatre musical by editor on Jul 10, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Trade Union and Socialist Coalition demonstrate in Folkestone over Tory 'austerity' budget by editor on Jul 10, 2015 - 07:55 AM
Man found guilty of 'sickening crime' in Dover on Christmas Day by editor on Jul 09, 2015 - 07:55 PM
Ashford businesses urged to apply quickly to benefit from broadband grants of up to £3,000 by editor on Jul 09, 2015 - 05:55 PM
New council ownership of Burlington House eyesore gives green light for demolition by editor on Jul 09, 2015 - 04:45 PM
Dutch project to improve quality of life and support independent living for elderly takes place in Folkestone by editor on Jul 09, 2015 - 02:05 PM
It’s fete accompli for Hythe - cheers! by editor on Jul 09, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Green Dover scoops National Eco Award for its work in Aylesham by editor on Jul 09, 2015 - 08:05 AM
Strong line-up for return of Romney Marsh music and culture festival by editor on Jul 09, 2015 - 06:15 AM
Work begins on flood risk reduction scheme for St Radigund's area of Dover by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 08:00 PM
Ramsgate Festival gets sticky by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 06:05 PM
Tree feller burglary reported by elderly woman in Hythe by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 04:25 PM
Kent County Council's Cabinet members become the county's newest Dementia Friends by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 01:15 PM
Memorial Stone to Hawkinge Airfield to be unveiled at Kent Battle of Britain Museum by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 10:55 AM
Champagne shoplifter given suspended jail sentence by magistrates in Folkestone by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 08:35 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP wants to explore viability of lorry parking at Manston Airport and county showground at Detling by editor on Jul 08, 2015 - 06:25 AM
Kent wardens target residents on 'suckers' list to win Hero Award by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Extraordinary World Festivals arrive in Folkestone for Charivari Day by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 07:00 PM
Date set for funeral of former Chairman of Sandgate Parish Council by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 04:30 PM
Migrant dies while trying to get to Kent through Eurotunnel by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 11:55 AM
'Nuisance biker' has motorcycle seized by Kent Police in Deal by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Folkestone and Sandgate councillor claims house building and access road is too high a price to pay for renovation of Martello Towers by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Kent County Council fears under-reporting of private fostering by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 07:35 AM
Green gathering in Hythe to build on surge by editor on Jul 06, 2015 - 08:05 PM
Dover driver banned for two years after failing to provide a breath specimen by editor on Jul 06, 2015 - 07:30 PM
Book lists newly discovered Battle of Britain aircrew from Kent by editor on Jul 06, 2015 - 06:35 PM
Irony of Conservative Kent County Council warning Tory government over impact of spending cuts on local services by editor on Jul 06, 2015 - 04:30 PM
Dover council chuffed over prestigious building awards finalists by editor on Jul 06, 2015 - 12:21 PM
Holidaymakers travelling through Dover warned of further ferry blockades at Calais this week by editor on Jul 06, 2015 - 09:54 AM
Protesters shut down Broadstairs arms company for second time by editor on Jul 06, 2015 - 08:07 AM
Seriously injured biker who collided with parked car near Whitstable is taken to London hospital by editor on Jul 05, 2015 - 08:14 PM
550,000 litres of alcohol seized in Port of Dover operation by editor on Jul 05, 2015 - 02:04 PM
Dungeness lighthouse is well worth the 150 foot climb by editor on Jul 05, 2015 - 02:00 PM
Eurotunnel disruptions to Folkestone after migrants try to storm Calais terminal by editor on Jul 04, 2015 - 03:02 PM
Kent Riding for the Disabled Group receive huge boost to £30,000 fundraising appeal by editor on Jul 04, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Kent and Sussex Coastguard rescue teams called in to help truckers during port blockade by editor on Jul 04, 2015 - 09:17 AM
Calais strikes cause Dover Regatta date to be put back by editor on Jul 03, 2015 - 08:13 PM
Man in 60s discovered unconscious with serious facial injuries in Margate by editor on Jul 03, 2015 - 05:55 PM
Woman from Deal handed down driving ban of 20 months by editor on Jul 03, 2015 - 01:35 PM
Kent traffic queues begin to ease but water and food continues to be handed out to truckers by editor on Jul 03, 2015 - 12:09 PM
Romney Marsh flyers could help businesses take-off by editor on Jul 03, 2015 - 08:27 AM
Dover council offering free dog microchipping by editor on Jul 03, 2015 - 07:05 AM
Truckers who tried to smuggle cocaine and heroin into UK through Dover are jailed for total of 60 years by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 07:45 PM
East and West Kent schools to compete in live foodie final at Kent County Show by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 05:45 PM
Canterbury shoplifter jailed after stealing a jacket, alcohol and tin openers by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 04:40 PM
Folkestone Air Show to go ahead in September by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 02:36 PM
75th Anniversary of Battle of Britain to be commemorated at National Memorial to the Few near Dover by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 01:25 PM
Folkestone magistrates hand down 44 month driving ban to Lydd motorist by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 11:35 AM
13,000 bottles of water and 6,000 meals distributed to lorry drivers caught up in Operation Stack in Kent by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 10:20 AM
Join the Ramsgate buzz! by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 09:50 AM
New Search and Rescue helicopter service set to go live from Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh by editor on Jul 02, 2015 - 08:45 AM
Eurotunnel rejects responsibilty in liquidation of SCOP SeaFrance by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 08:25 PM
Former East Kent miners celebrate Hampton Court winning garden inspired by county's mining community by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 07:55 PM
The Romney Marsh website given a makeover by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 06:50 PM
Boss of London Ashford Airport at Lydd welcomes publication of Airports Commission report by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 04:40 PM
Monks Clothing in Kent shortlisted for Best New Business in national competition by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 02:05 PM
Canterbury and Hythe Wild Animal Parks scoop coveted award by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Kent County Council delivering humantarian assistance to those caught up in Operation Stack by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 10:29 AM
Hawkinge Allotments throw open their gates for visitors by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 08:55 AM
Music concert set to rock and soothe Folkestone by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 07:55 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP hits out at France over disruption to Kent during strike action at Calais by editor on Jul 01, 2015 - 06:25 AM