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News archive for January, 2016

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Capital's Routemaster buses still spotted in Kent after they last ran across London 10 years ago by editor on Jan 31, 2016 - 02:03 PM
Folkestone and Hythe MP under siege at Westenhanger Castle after he fails to win over lorry park village residents by editor on Jan 31, 2016 - 11:20 AM
David Bowie living and performing in Kent fondly remembered by editor on Jan 31, 2016 - 09:30 AM
'Stunning' homes at Fisherman’s Beach in Hythe nearing completion - PHOTOS by editor on Jan 30, 2016 - 08:05 PM
Battle of Dover as right and left wing demonstrators clash - PHOTOS by editor on Jan 30, 2016 - 05:47 PM
Relief after experts confirm waxy substance washed up on Folkestone beach is not toxic palm oil by editor on Jan 30, 2016 - 04:50 PM
£1,000 diamond ring stolen in midday burglary at High Halden, Ashford by editor on Jan 30, 2016 - 11:35 AM
Police investigating alleged assault in Folkestone Old High Street arrest man - UPDATE by editor on Jan 30, 2016 - 09:30 AM
Fewer champagne days for crooks after cops' clampdown sees burglaries fall by a fifth in East Kent by editor on Jan 29, 2016 - 07:10 PM
Kent £40 million LED streetlamp conversion to begin in March by editor on Jan 29, 2016 - 05:55 PM
Brighton Marathon team fly flag for Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance by editor on Jan 29, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Be a film star and help celebrate the rich history of the Dover Pageant - PHOTO by editor on Jan 29, 2016 - 12:55 PM
First UK solo exhibition of conceptual artist Joachim Koester to open 2016 Turner season in Margate by editor on Jan 29, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Extra police to be drafted in for rival demonstrations in Dover on Saturday by editor on Jan 29, 2016 - 06:25 AM
Man who threatened his victim with hunting knife in Ashford has been jailed by editor on Jan 28, 2016 - 07:55 PM
Slashing Folkestone library service by half will hit elderly and vulnerably residents claims councillor by editor on Jan 28, 2016 - 06:15 PM
Scores gather for Holocaust Memorial Day in Folkestone by editor on Jan 28, 2016 - 04:15 PM
Government refuses to reimburse Kent Police for Operation Stack by editor on Jan 28, 2016 - 02:05 PM
Chase away those Winter Blues with free season of lunchtime concerts in Canterbury by editor on Jan 28, 2016 - 11:45 AM
New Chairman for Kent’s Leading Business Charity by editor on Jan 28, 2016 - 10:35 AM
Final recommendations published for new electoral boundaries in Kent by editor on Jan 28, 2016 - 07:05 AM
Taking the lead with dog microchipping in Dover district by editor on Jan 27, 2016 - 08:49 PM
Short-term dispersal orders prove effective in tackling yobbish behaviour in Deal by editor on Jan 27, 2016 - 06:15 PM
Kent families to pay more for extra firearms officers in latest Police and Crime Plan by editor on Jan 27, 2016 - 04:35 PM
12-year-old girl sustains life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Canterbury Road, Birchington by editor on Jan 27, 2016 - 01:45 PM
Wingham near Canterbury man in 'tragic accident' dies after being trapped underneath his car by editor on Jan 27, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Fraudsters pretending to work for BT target Kent residents by editor on Jan 27, 2016 - 08:45 AM
If Operation Stack is to be a thing of the past we have to create an off road parking area says Folkestone and Hythe MP by editor on Jan 27, 2016 - 06:05 AM
Heartless robber escapes with 95-year-old woman's handbag after calling at her Canterbury flat by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 09:05 PM
Hundreds attend Thanksgiving Service to Folkestone Community Warden Nick Adams by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 07:55 PM
Three arrested after cute puppies returned to their Folkestone owner - PHOTO by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Views called for on new Tunnel proposal for Lower Thames Crossing between Kent and Essex by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 04:55 PM
Ashford teenage mum and her 19-month-old son missing since 13 January have been found safe and well say police by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 02:54 PM
Police hunt for man who grabbed letters from post woman delivering in village near Canterbury by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 02:42 PM
Unfair treatment of people injured or bereaved will continue after Bill fails to progress in Parliament says Kent lawyer by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Dog owners alerted to suspected toxic Palm Oil washed up on Folkestone and Sandgate beaches by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 08:48 AM
People in Dover urged not to miss out saving cash in Big Energy Switch by editor on Jan 26, 2016 - 07:15 AM
Coach driver charged after fatal crash near Canterbury by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 08:05 PM
Hawkinge Town edge up into top three in league after creditable draw against strong opposition by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Callous doorstep callers posing as police officers steal cash from Margate woman in her 80s by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 05:55 PM
Another 450 lorries moved on from hard shoulders despite zero-tolerance approach by Kent Police by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 02:57 PM
Lydd Airport based ABA continues to invest in fleet as demand grows for air travel services by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 01:55 PM
Call to nurses in Deal, Dover, Folkestone and Romney Marsh who want to work out of a local GP practice by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Less snow than New York City but more than would be usual to fall in Folkestone says Peter by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 10:08 AM
Police hunt for suspicious man who reportedly approached schoolgirl in Folkestone alleyway by editor on Jan 25, 2016 - 08:25 AM
Strolling in Dover from Worth to Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory and many more walks in Dover during February by editor on Jan 24, 2016 - 05:25 PM
People in Kent warned over Blue Badge scam by editor on Jan 24, 2016 - 03:10 PM
Police probe into reported burglary near Folkestone harbour by editor on Jan 24, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Council come down hard on dog mess in Folkestone by editor on Jan 24, 2016 - 09:20 AM
Tenterden drink driver banned after being nearly three times the legal limit by editor on Jan 23, 2016 - 07:05 PM
Going for Gold - New Wrestling Champion to be crowned in Hawkinge by editor on Jan 23, 2016 - 05:35 PM
Surprise as swimmers dive into purple water at Hythe swimming pool by editor on Jan 23, 2016 - 01:57 PM
Skills and training opportunities for people in Dover by editor on Jan 23, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Shepway Council backs Stanford West, near Hythe proposal for massive lorry park by editor on Jan 23, 2016 - 10:45 AM
Railway Swing Band brings glamour to Hythe by editor on Jan 23, 2016 - 08:55 AM
Hythe drug driver banned for 46 months by editor on Jan 22, 2016 - 07:55 PM
Extraordinary world is being opened up for Folkestone and Dover youngsters by editor on Jan 22, 2016 - 06:40 PM
Free food and advice as Kent Community Hub moves into its third year by editor on Jan 22, 2016 - 04:55 PM
'Music to my ears' says Barnes after report shows crime falling in Kent by editor on Jan 22, 2016 - 12:55 PM
Canterbury shoplifter jailed by Magistrates by editor on Jan 22, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Major sculptural works to transform Turner contemporary in Margate by editor on Jan 22, 2016 - 07:45 AM
Coach Road at Swingfield near Hawkinge to remain closed as carriageway repairs hit snags by editor on Jan 22, 2016 - 06:05 AM
Top Kent Family Holiday Hot Spots by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 09:05 PM
Councillor Carey scathing of Hythe lorry park plan in discussion filmed for BBC by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 08:05 PM
Council acts quickly to clear drugs paraphernalia from Bayle steps in Folkestone by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Dungeness B encourages Kent pupils to apply for apprenticeships by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 05:35 PM
The Most Effective Ways to Reach Out to Your Customers by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 02:06 PM
Work on improving Dover A20 roads network expected to take 10 months by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 12:50 PM
Public exhibitions in Ashford for M20 junction 10a proposals opens today - MAP by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 08:30 AM
Kent consumers warned over Government Loyalty Scheme scam by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 07:55 AM
Hythe drug driver is banned for 46 months by editor on Jan 20, 2016 - 08:05 PM
Call in for a chat at PCSO surgery in not so honky-dory Sandgate - Folkestone by editor on Jan 20, 2016 - 06:45 PM
Hundreds of cannabis plants discovered growing in terraced house in Canterbury by editor on Jan 20, 2016 - 05:03 PM
Enthusiasts set to catch the small trains running in Canterbury over the weekend by editor on Jan 20, 2016 - 02:10 PM
Risk helps Turner Contemporary in Margate smash visitor target by editor on Jan 20, 2016 - 09:25 AM
More trains are needed between Folkestone and London during rail repair work says MP by editor on Jan 20, 2016 - 06:50 AM
CCTV image released after resident attacked and allegedly robbed in his Folkestone home by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 08:10 PM
Wise advice that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is probably wishing she had taken says Canterbury law firm by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 07:05 PM
CCTV image released after train conductor head butted by man at Dover Priory by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 05:15 PM
Recommendations made over future of Kent Care homes by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 02:05 PM
Green Shepway and Dover collect GOLD by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 11:45 AM
Hawkinge Town cup hopes dashed by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 10:54 AM
Swift action from Battle of Britain Memorial Trust near Folkestone tackles copyright infringement by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 08:55 AM
Ashford police close case after woman admits she made up allegation of sexual assault by editor on Jan 19, 2016 - 07:55 AM
Accident closes Spitfire Way in Hawkinge - UPDATE by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 11:22 PM
Demolition to begin on Folkestone seafront night club of 'no architectural value' by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 08:15 PM
SO CUTE 3-week-old baby gibbon makes debut at Hythe animal reserve - PHOTO by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 06:40 PM
Kent Police foil pervert's plans to sexually abuse child by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 05:15 PM
Canterbury re-vamp looks to ticketless car parks by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 03:45 PM
Professional Dance Company hold auditions for major new work - Men and Girls Dance - in Folkestone by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 01:37 PM
Creative business quits Brighton base for the buzz of Ashford by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM
Time is running out for Kent families to apply for their child's primary school place by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 09:45 AM
Folkestone Samuel Plimsoll Celebrations 2016 to take place in Cheriton by editor on Jan 18, 2016 - 08:35 AM
Kent man dies after falling from his push-bike by editor on Jan 17, 2016 - 07:14 PM
Hop pickers and evacuees - how the Kent and East Sussex Railway has changed - Part Two by editor on Jan 17, 2016 - 02:05 PM
First UK solo exhibition of conceptual artist Joachim Koester to open 2016 Turner season in Margate by editor on Jan 17, 2016 - 11:55 AM
East Kent man who reported wife missing after he had killed her is jailed by editor on Jan 17, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Young man rushed to London hospital after serious crash near Whitstable by editor on Jan 17, 2016 - 09:20 AM
Countdown to Lee's Comedy Show No. 9 in Folkestone by editor on Jan 16, 2016 - 05:25 PM
Ashford man sentenced for drink driving and failing to surrender to court bail by editor on Jan 16, 2016 - 12:55 PM
When will Hawkinge residents rejoin the 21st Century? by editor on Jan 16, 2016 - 10:05 AM
Primary school children to take the lead in Turner Contemporary project transforming areas in Margate by editor on Jan 16, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Take a trip through RESTAURANT HELL in Folkestone by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 07:45 PM
Man who stole from a Kent church is jailed by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 05:55 PM
Kent County Council warn council tax payers that they are NOT due a £6,000 rebate by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 04:57 PM
Revamped and more efficient Mobile Library service could save Kent County Council £150,000 but at what cost to users? by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 01:33 PM
Confidential report made public after Shepway Council forks out £5 million in deal for agricultural land near Hythe by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 10:05 AM
New Year off to a cracking start for a number of Kent developers and house builders by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 07:05 AM
Demolition begins on prominent Folkestone 'asbestos' eyesore by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 08:15 PM
Ashford man banned for 36 months over drink driving in Folkestone by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 07:05 PM
Finger Puppets to take over Market Square building in Dover by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 06:05 PM
Bag and purse stolen from car parked in Hawkinge by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 04:20 PM
Snow alert for Kent with 3cm on higher ground possible by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 12:08 PM
Ashford man jailed after shoplifting and being drunk and disorderly in Folkestone by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 10:45 AM
Kent County Council reception centre for children seeking asylum has closed down by editor on Jan 14, 2016 - 06:55 AM
A prolific Canterbury shoplifter has been jailed for 363 days and ordered to pay more than £3,000 compensation by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 09:05 PM
Kent Police appeal for witnesses to a serious head-on crash of car and HGV on Ashford Road by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 08:05 PM
Two arrested following drugs warrant in Canterbury by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 06:35 PM
HURRY - Countdown to funding of up to £1,000 for community groups in Dover by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 04:05 PM
60 speeding motorists stopped in just one day by Police in Canterbury by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 01:25 PM
Britain’s 'hottest' Kent born artist to take over Sunley Gallery at Turner Contemporary in Margate by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Man who damaged phone at Folkestone Police Station is jailed by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP nails his colours to the mast on proposed M20 lorry parking scheme choices by editor on Jan 13, 2016 - 07:05 AM
Record breaking year for P&O Ferries on Dover and Calais route by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 08:59 PM
WARNING - Be alert over spoof accident calls claiming to be from Kent County Council by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 08:15 PM
Swingeing government cuts could see Kent householders hit by 4 per cent rise in council tax by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 06:05 PM
Destination Ally Pally for Canterbury Tales - PHOTO by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 04:00 PM
10p an hour parking rise in Dover could be good news for off-peak parkers by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 01:03 PM
People in Kent urged to keep loved ones safe following severe weather warning by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 09:35 AM
A view of transgender discrimination in small town UK - The story of a transgender businesswoman in Folkestone - Part Two by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 07:55 AM
Kick off the new year with a career in fostering - come along to information evenings in Kent or chat online to find out more by editor on Jan 11, 2016 - 08:55 PM
CCTV image issued after child in pram attacked by dog in Margate by editor on Jan 11, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Man sentenced to nine years for raping woman in Margate by editor on Jan 11, 2016 - 04:55 PM
Folkestone American Cousin asks - Could flood control dam similar to that in Connecticut work in Kent? by editor on Jan 11, 2016 - 03:55 PM
Kent Law firm urges support for petition after claims reforms could hit thousands of personal injury victims by editor on Jan 11, 2016 - 12:55 PM
Railway Swing Band brings glamour to Hythe by editor on Jan 11, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Detectives in Dover appeal for information after Land Rover fails to stop following a collision with a cyclist by editor on Jan 11, 2016 - 08:35 AM
Warning of heavy showers with hail and thunderstorms set to clip Dover and Folkestone tonight by editor on Jan 10, 2016 - 05:55 PM
Margate company fined £150,000 following health and safety failures which led to death of teenager by editor on Jan 10, 2016 - 05:25 PM
Family pay tribute to ‘devoted’ Dover area man who died in collision in Aylesford by editor on Jan 10, 2016 - 03:50 PM
Hop pickers and evacuees - how the Kent and East Sussex Railway has changed - Part One by editor on Jan 10, 2016 - 02:05 PM
Police hand out 62 fines to drivers in clamp down on illegally parked lorries near Folkestone and Dover and across Kent by editor on Jan 10, 2016 - 12:20 PM
Prison for man who obstructed Police Officer in Canterbury by editor on Jan 10, 2016 - 09:55 AM
Kent event co-organised by Folkestone auction company brings together the ‘Best of the Best’ in a feast of the senses by editor on Jan 09, 2016 - 06:15 PM
Prolific Kent shoplifter dodges jail after string of offences by editor on Jan 09, 2016 - 02:50 PM
Big Allotment Challenge for 2016 in Hawkinge by editor on Jan 09, 2016 - 09:00 AM
Dover driver banned for drink driving after giving breath test more than twice the legal limit by editor on Jan 08, 2016 - 07:50 PM
Have the recent winter storms uncovered signs of the Victorian seafront in Folkestone? - PHOTOS by editor on Jan 08, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Breaking Waves Dance Showcase returns to Folkestone by editor on Jan 08, 2016 - 05:05 PM
Top Child Friendly Things to Do in the Twickenham Area by editor on Jan 08, 2016 - 01:52 PM
Exciting new programme for Dover and Folkestone 'Up on the Downs' launched for 2016 by editor on Jan 08, 2016 - 12:15 PM
Bouverie Place and Bouverie Square in Folkestone to close over five days next week by editor on Jan 08, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Dinosaurs will 'hatch' in time for Spring says Hythe wild animal park - PHOTO by editor on Jan 08, 2016 - 07:35 AM
Shoplifter who targeted two Ashford shops twice is jailed by editor on Jan 07, 2016 - 08:05 PM
Hythe High Street to be closed for five weeks by editor on Jan 07, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Hear the Dover and Canterbury actors' adventures as the Beatles of Belfast by editor on Jan 07, 2016 - 04:35 PM
Talented Canterbury solicitor strengthens 'highly respected' team by editor on Jan 07, 2016 - 02:05 PM
Transition Hythe offer free help to save money on your energy bills by editor on Jan 07, 2016 - 11:15 AM
Canterbury police team work to make streets safer after public concern over dangerous driving by editor on Jan 07, 2016 - 08:05 AM
Kent set for another soaking with local flooding tonight say forecasters by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 09:40 PM
Kids go for a quid at the Canterbury Tales January Sale - PHOTO by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 07:55 PM
Prison for Dover man who stole lager worth £14 from Folkestone shop by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 06:55 PM
'Unsafe' Canterbury Road in Hawkinge to be closed until next week after flooding by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 04:20 PM
Choose a name for cute foal born at wild animal park near Hythe - PHOTO by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 12:55 PM
RSPB at Dungeness chuffed at being given Lade Pits on Romney Marsh by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Damage to the Folkestone to Dover railway line - far worse than was originally thought says MP by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 06:25 AM
Folkestone village's main road could be closed for three days after severe flooding by editor on Jan 06, 2016 - 12:00 AM
Ashford detectives try to trace owners of suspected stolen property dumped in Kingsnorth - PHOTOS by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 08:05 PM
'My Background or How Did I Get to Now?' - The story of a transgender businesswoman in Folkestone - Part One by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 07:05 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh flooding update by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 05:55 PM
Police probe into spate of thefts from taxis in Canterbury by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Kent calls for a Dry January by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 01:55 PM
Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh residents told to call 999 if they are in danger of flooding by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 01:20 PM
Ashford artist's stunning and vibrant debut art exhibition opens at Sassoon Gallery Folkestone by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Rain and flooding in Folkestone and Dover is set to continue until Wednesday by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 10:52 AM
Innovative former Hythe based dancers create 'dance for film' shot in Folkestone - PHOTOS & VIDEO by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Sudanese migrant who walked through Channel Tunnel to Britain is granted asylum by editor on Jan 05, 2016 - 06:00 AM
Dover driver dies after collision with petrol tanker by editor on Jan 04, 2016 - 11:55 PM
Local flooding forecast as 23 hour warning of rain crossing Kent is issued by weather experts by editor on Jan 04, 2016 - 11:59 AM
Green gathering in Hythe by editor on Jan 04, 2016 - 11:45 AM
Lucky escape for man and his cat after sauna blaze in Ashford by editor on Jan 04, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Sad state of original Folkestone car ferries as they surely near their end by editor on Jan 03, 2016 - 04:50 PM
Kent performing band in my top CDs of 2015 by editor on Jan 03, 2016 - 02:00 PM
Folkestone Samuel Plimsoll Celebrations 2016 to take place in Cheriton by editor on Jan 03, 2016 - 11:45 AM
Dungeness 'Storm Rider' lifeboat called out to help crewman on floundering fishing boat 9 miles off the Kent Coast by editor on Jan 03, 2016 - 09:56 AM
Police hunt man after report of woman sexually assaulted in Canterbury - PHOTO by editor on Jan 02, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Dangerous potholes on busy A259 at Sandgate still awaiting urgent repairs by Kent County Council - PHOTO by editor on Jan 02, 2016 - 05:55 PM
Christmas Tree collection can help Ashford Hospice raise £10,000 through Treecycling scheme by editor on Jan 02, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Is your bike amongst these seized by Kent Police? by editor on Jan 02, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Maiuko's husky and sensuous voice to fill Folkestone Quarterhouse by editor on Jan 02, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Patients in Folkestone and Dover urged to telephone GP to avoid hotbed of germs in the surgery by editor on Jan 01, 2016 - 05:55 PM
The search is still on for Dungeness B's new apprentices by editor on Jan 01, 2016 - 02:38 PM
Surprising Letter from America by Peter Jurzynski who's spending Christmas in Folkestone by editor on Jan 01, 2016 - 11:05 AM
TV and Movie Stars get behind campaign to save the Edwardian Leas Pavilion in Folkestone by editor on Jan 01, 2016 - 09:15 AM