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News archive for December, 2016

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Dogs attack victims in two separate incidents in Folkestone by editor on Dec 31, 2016 - 04:50 PM
Police probe damage to tributes left to remember teenage girl who fell from building in Folkestone by editor on Dec 31, 2016 - 01:30 PM
Can I get home? Kent rail passengers urged to check before they travel by editor on Dec 31, 2016 - 11:15 AM
Man found unconscious in Canterbury street reports being robbed by editor on Dec 31, 2016 - 09:35 AM
New Year plight of people in Hawkinge as Lidl shuts up shop by editor on Dec 31, 2016 - 08:30 AM
Wow! Is this the shape of things to come for 2017 in Folkestone? by editor on Dec 30, 2016 - 06:30 PM
Ashford man jailed over firearm found at his home following tip-off by pharmacy by editor on Dec 30, 2016 - 04:00 PM
Woman taken to hospital after car plunges into ditch on Romney Marsh by editor on Dec 30, 2016 - 01:30 PM
Kent Police alert after hazardous chemicals are stolen from science lab near Cranbrook by editor on Dec 30, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Man in 80s led to safety from fire in Hythe home by editor on Dec 30, 2016 - 09:30 AM
Cash, gold and military medals taken in Ashford village burglary by editor on Dec 30, 2016 - 07:45 AM
Appeal over violent robbery in Dover alleyway by editor on Dec 29, 2016 - 11:59 PM
You'll be shocked when you hear the 'worst Kent council' is now the best! by editor on Dec 29, 2016 - 06:30 PM
Knife carrying robbers force their way into Folkestone home in frightening attempted robbery by editor on Dec 29, 2016 - 05:15 PM
'Be on your guard' warning after house in Hawkinge is burgled by editor on Dec 29, 2016 - 01:38 PM
Keen to learn a new skill in 2017? Join the Bay Trust volunteers in East Kent by editor on Dec 29, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Eight fire engines fight huge blaze in Tenterden by editor on Dec 29, 2016 - 06:05 AM
One crew member of capsized fishing boat remains missing as the search off Ramsgate is suspended by editor on Dec 28, 2016 - 08:03 PM
Forecasters warn of ice and freezing fog in Kent by editor on Dec 28, 2016 - 06:15 PM
Search off Kent coast for missing crew members of capsized fishing boat to continue say Coastguards by editor on Dec 28, 2016 - 01:55 PM
Apprentices from Folkestone, Maidstone, Rochester and Ashford gain top awards by editor on Dec 28, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Kent parents urged not to be late applying for primary school places by editor on Dec 28, 2016 - 08:55 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP reminisces over 2016 by editor on Dec 28, 2016 - 06:05 AM
Canterbury Cathedral to be bathed in candlelight for the annual Christingle Service by editor on Dec 27, 2016 - 06:25 PM
Kent weather to take a turn for the worse as forecasters warn of hazardous driving conditions by editor on Dec 27, 2016 - 04:50 PM
'Energy Deal' could cut bills and still keep you warm in Kent this winter by editor on Dec 27, 2016 - 09:05 AM
Schools in Kent urge parents to choose 'appropriate' electronic games for their children at Christmas by editor on Dec 26, 2016 - 06:41 PM
Staff member threatened as three men raid Folkestone shop in Boxing Day by editor on Dec 26, 2016 - 04:55 PM
Elderly woman in hospital following blaze at Broadstairs bungalow last night by editor on Dec 26, 2016 - 02:45 PM
Knife carrying robber snatches jewellery from shop cabinet in Ashford by editor on Dec 26, 2016 - 01:00 PM
Robbers threaten to stab victim in Ashford park by editor on Dec 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Christmas tragedy as pedestrian dies after being struck by a car on crossing at Dartford by editor on Dec 26, 2016 - 08:55 AM
Hawkinge Mayor and Mayoress send Christmas greetings to the townsfolk by editor on Dec 25, 2016 - 05:42 PM
Trusting elderly woman duped by bogus council worker in her Margate home by editor on Dec 25, 2016 - 05:15 PM
East Kent Railway locomotive could be in your Christmas Stocking by editor on Dec 25, 2016 - 02:50 PM
45 years ago - Was 1971 the last great year for albums asks Kent music fan by editor on Dec 25, 2016 - 02:00 PM
Canterbury Cathedral to be bathed in candlelight for the annual Christingle Service by editor on Dec 25, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Special Christmas for Help for Heroes soldier as stolen motorbike recovered at port of Dover by editor on Dec 25, 2016 - 08:55 AM
Canterbury man's horrific abuse of children lands him in jail for 16 years by editor on Dec 24, 2016 - 06:15 PM
Local man who launched unprovoked attacks on a number of people in Ramsgate is jailed by editor on Dec 24, 2016 - 04:30 PM
22-year-old man sentenced to five years in prison after raping woman in Margate by editor on Dec 24, 2016 - 02:05 PM
Peter clocks up 275,000 miles at Christmas with 40th visit to Folkestone by editor on Dec 24, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Crowds gather to watch steam locomotive arrive at Folkestone West station - PHOTOS by editor on Dec 24, 2016 - 09:55 AM
Keen to learn a new skill in 2017? Join the Bay Trust volunteers in East Kent by editor on Dec 24, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Empty beer bottle left at Folkestone house leads to burglar's downfall by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 07:15 PM
High winds cause Dover High Street to be cordoned off after rendering falls from building by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 05:24 PM
Driver cut free after collision with double decker bus at Capel-le-Ferne near Folkestone by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 04:07 PM
Positive planning is beginning to grow in Hawkinge by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 02:05 PM
Kent to see early shut down of rail services on Christmas Eve by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Kent schools parents choose 'most appropriate' electronic games for their children at Christmas by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Attempted burglary reported in Paddlesworth Lane near Hawkinge by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 09:35 AM
Christmas and New Year opening at Sandgate Parish Council, Folkestone by editor on Dec 23, 2016 - 08:36 AM
Fires started in Kent jail as inmates take over 'A' wing by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 07:49 PM
Man discovered behind clothes rack in Folkestone charity shop is arrested by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 06:30 PM
240 days in prison for man who stole £69 boots from Canterbury store by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 05:10 PM
Free Christmas parking on the run up to Christmas in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 04:05 PM
At last! Good news for East Kent Hospitals by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 01:30 PM
Kent to prepare for early shut down of rail services on Christmas Eve by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Cocker Spaniel given oxygen in rescue from smoke logged home near Ashford by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Join us enjoying the countryside around Folkestone and Dover from October 2016 to January 2017 by editor on Dec 22, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Five casualties released from vehicles in road crash near Canterbury by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 10:12 PM
More than six years jail for man who broke former partners jaw in 'extremely violent attack' at Romney Marsh holiday park by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 08:50 PM
Kent schools urge parents to choose 'most appropriate' electronic games for their children at Christmas by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 05:15 PM
Police warn Dover motorists to lock their cars after reports of targeted vehicles by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 03:45 PM
If you live in Kent you could be eligible to register for priority support in cases of power cuts by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 01:30 PM
New Year successes for Dover acting family by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 12:10 PM
Kent to see early shut down of rail services on Christmas Eve by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Railway buffs Christmas treat as steam train due to stop at Folkestone West during annual Kent excursion by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 08:45 AM
We need to ensure security services have legal powers to intercept communications of known suspects says Folkestone and Hythe MP by editor on Dec 21, 2016 - 06:05 AM
Police probe burglary at Ashford Post Office by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 08:05 PM
UK Border Force officers seize cocaine worth £680,000 hidden in cola at port of Dover by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 06:15 PM
Woman injured after teenage boy robs her in Sandwich car park by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Ibiza man charged with fraud in Ashford by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 02:10 PM
Keen to learn a new skill in 2017? Join the Bay Trust volunteers in East Kent by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Firefighters tackle midnight blaze at Lidl supermarket in Ashford by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 10:11 AM
CCTV images released following burglaries in Aldington and Folkestone by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 09:10 AM
'Eyesore' pub in Margate is finally demolished - VIDEO by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 08:00 AM
Man arrested following burglary of Ashford pub by editor on Dec 19, 2016 - 08:16 PM
Dover police seek witnesses after arson in Walmer by editor on Dec 19, 2016 - 06:05 PM
Kent pumps more than £1 million into community organisations by editor on Dec 19, 2016 - 04:00 PM
Dementia-friendly housing scheme in Ashford scoops Kent design award by editor on Dec 19, 2016 - 02:10 PM
Firefighters rescue occupant from roof at house blaze in Walmer by editor on Dec 19, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Hawkinge Town defeated in tetchy match shrouded in controversy by editor on Dec 19, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Man suffers burns to hand and face after chip pan fire in Kemsley near Sittingbourne by editor on Dec 19, 2016 - 08:57 AM
Man jailed for seven years following New Year's Eve fatal collision on A2 in Kent by editor on Dec 18, 2016 - 05:05 PM
Bank bomb blackmailer in Sevenoaks is jailed by editor on Dec 18, 2016 - 03:30 PM
Visiting Roman Fortresses in Kent - Part Two: Richborough by editor on Dec 18, 2016 - 02:00 PM
Police hunt for man acting suspiciously after antique gold coins and a silver watch taken in Canterbury burglaries by editor on Dec 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM
Will the snow be following Peter to Folkestone? by editor on Dec 18, 2016 - 11:05 AM
A personal view of racism, sexism and prejudice in East Folkestone by editor on Dec 18, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Kent firefighters showcase marine incident training to European delegation by editor on Dec 17, 2016 - 02:00 PM
Stunning building near Folkestone lands prestigious award by editor on Dec 17, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Folkestone and Hythe Lib Dem glee over Tory wipeout as party surges in Local Government by-elections by editor on Dec 17, 2016 - 10:40 AM
Creative Kent children encouraged to give the lowdown on their dream home by editor on Dec 17, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Ramsgate car owners warned over spate of thefts from vehicles by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 08:30 PM
East Kent officers and members of the public recognised for their courage and bravery at Folkestone ceremony by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 07:25 PM
Drug dealer operating in Dover is jailed for seven years by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 05:20 PM
Insurers agree to meet cost of roof repairs to Hythe Pool after Storm Angus by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 04:39 PM
Concern by Kent debt charities over loans at Christmas by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 12:05 PM
New Kent Roller Disco events added for 2017 at Pent Valley Leisure Centre in Folkestone by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 12:05 PM
High Street in Sandgate, Folkestone goes from strength to strength by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 10:50 AM
£26 million Leisure Centre in Dover to be fit for the future by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 09:10 AM
Traffic delays likely as half a million passengers set to pass through Port of Dover at Christmas by editor on Dec 16, 2016 - 06:50 AM
Shopper confronts alleged shoplifter at store in Marshwood Close, Canterbury - PHOTO by editor on Dec 15, 2016 - 07:26 PM
Free Christmas parking on the run up to Christmas in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on Dec 15, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Kent Foundation pays tribute to business support mentor Michaela by editor on Dec 15, 2016 - 02:20 PM
Canterbury Cathedral to be bathed in candlelight for the annual Christingle Service by editor on Dec 15, 2016 - 12:05 PM
Jail sentence after knife threat to man in Canterbury city centre by editor on Dec 15, 2016 - 08:45 AM
All change on the cliff top in Folkestone by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 07:55 PM
Man jailed for 6 years following knife-point robbery in Folkestone by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 05:55 PM
'Most improved' Kent road receives Royal approval by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Positive planning is starting to grow in Hawkinge by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 02:00 PM
Kent campaign underway to support parents with young babies to reduce chance of SIDS by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Dover district police step up patrols in anti-social hotspots in Deal by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 10:20 AM
House and workshop destroyed in huge Headcorn blaze by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 08:35 AM
Poor phone signals in North Downs area raised in the Commons by Folkestone and Hythe MP by editor on Dec 14, 2016 - 06:05 AM
Mystery surrounds damaged cars in Charing near Ashford by editor on Dec 13, 2016 - 06:15 PM
Cheriton strummers and Lyminge ringers bring unique blend of Christmas music to Folkestone village by editor on Dec 13, 2016 - 04:00 PM
Inspirational former pupils at Hythe school wanted to set up ‘old school tie’ networks by editor on Dec 13, 2016 - 01:30 PM
Christmas and New Year at Sandgate Parish Council, Folkestone by editor on Dec 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Kent railway buffs in for Steam Train treats through Ashford, Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone by editor on Dec 13, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Appeal for witnesses following break-in at site office in Hawkinge by editor on Dec 13, 2016 - 06:55 AM
Folkestone sea and land search for woman 'in difficulties' called off after she left the area but failed to tell emergency services by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 07:35 PM
Folkestone man jailed after pouring boiling water on his partner by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 06:50 PM
Make that nine as Hawkinge Town retain top spot by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 05:25 PM
Six hurt as double decker bus and car collide in Canterbury Road Hawkinge by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 04:00 PM
Kearsney Parks in Dover set for major £3 million restoration by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 01:50 PM
Two arrested after boy is struck by two cars before being chased and assaulted in Kent High Street by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Former Hawkinge Community Centre boss shrugs off redundancy and goes back to his roots by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 10:45 AM
Firefighters rush to fire in Hersden, Canterbury by editor on Dec 12, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Increasing concern as air, land and sea search continues for woman missing off Folkestone by editor on Dec 11, 2016 - 11:14 PM
Kent railway buffs in for three Steam Train treats through Ashford, Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone by editor on Dec 11, 2016 - 04:35 PM
Light at the end of the tunnel for Kent commuters travelling into Central London and the City by editor on Dec 11, 2016 - 02:25 PM
Seriously injured driver airlifted to London Hospital after collision with stationary lorry in Dover this morning by editor on Dec 11, 2016 - 12:42 PM
Love brings Peter back to Folkestone time and time again by editor on Dec 11, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Hopes that 'selfish' Folkestone burglar considers distressing effect crime can have on victims as he begins prison sentence by editor on Dec 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Music festival organisers on the prowl in Ashford for 2017 extravaganza by editor on Dec 11, 2016 - 09:00 AM
Female motorcyclist dies in three vehicle crash on A2 in Kent by editor on Dec 10, 2016 - 05:35 PM
Surprising hot spots for heating oil thefts in Kent by editor on Dec 10, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Herne Bay stalker jailed after waging campaign against a woman he had befriended by editor on Dec 10, 2016 - 02:25 PM
East Kent students make music from fire by editor on Dec 10, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Police issue serious warning to Kent party-goers by editor on Dec 10, 2016 - 11:25 AM
Christmassy 'What's On' in Sandgate, Folkestone by editor on Dec 10, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Folkestone Community Concert Band searching for enthusiastic musicians by editor on Dec 10, 2016 - 09:15 AM
A very tasty offer for people in Ashford by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 06:25 PM
Large garage near West Hythe engulfed in flames by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 04:30 PM
Praise for 'outstanding' Kent Police force by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 03:45 PM
Top of the league Hawkinge Town look to continue long unbeaten run by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Ramsgate man jailed for burglary, squatting and criminal damage by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Email scam tricks people in Kent into disclosing personal data and infects computers by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Something to do in every corner as Christmas takes over Romney Marsh town by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 07:05 AM
Two arrested after search warrant uncovers cannabis plants in Folkestone house by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 07:25 PM
Three arrested after reported Post Office burglary near Herne Bay by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 05:45 PM
If you live in Kent you could be eligible to register for priority support in cases of power cuts by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 03:56 PM
Traditional start to Christmas at Medieval Fayre in Lyminge, Folkestone - PHOTOS by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 01:30 PM
Kent Police execute modern slavery warrants in Canterbury and Maidstone by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Pet dog dies in East Kent house fire by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 09:20 AM
Herne Bay, Whitstable and Canterbury 'Lonely over-75s' group party with young pupils by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 08:05 AM
Dover Waterfront regeneration takes a step forward by editor on Dec 08, 2016 - 06:05 AM
Hidden stairs led to underground cannabis factory in Ashford village by editor on Dec 07, 2016 - 07:25 PM
Premier Foods inspire Ashford students to create a Roast Dinner flavoured soup by editor on Dec 07, 2016 - 02:00 PM
Suite smell of success for Twinkling Stars charity in Folkestone by editor on Dec 07, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Kearsney Parks in Dover set for major £3 million restoration by editor on Dec 07, 2016 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP believes Otterpool is the right choice for new garden town by editor on Dec 07, 2016 - 06:05 AM
'Energy Deal' could cut bills and still keep you warm in Kent this winter by editor on Dec 06, 2016 - 09:33 PM
Dover man and woman arrested after police stop stolen vehicle driven erratically by editor on Dec 06, 2016 - 07:25 PM
Kent man who miraculously survived horror crash near Faversham speaks out for the first time by editor on Dec 06, 2016 - 03:25 PM
Deadlines for 2017 grant applications to the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust announced by editor on Dec 06, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Canterbury City Council want your ideas on the future of Herne Bay theatre by editor on Dec 06, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Block of flats in Margate evacuated after early morning fire by editor on Dec 06, 2016 - 08:19 AM
Kent parents urged not to be late applying for primary school places by editor on Dec 06, 2016 - 07:05 AM
Canterbury lawyer denounces failure of Government to include ban on cold calling personal injury claims in Autumn Statement by editor on Dec 05, 2016 - 07:55 PM
Police call for help in finding Ashford man and his two children - UPDATE by editor on Dec 05, 2016 - 06:44 PM
Free Christmas parking on the run up to Christmas in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on Dec 05, 2016 - 04:05 PM
Pedestrian dies following collision on Ratcliffe Highway in Medway by editor on Dec 05, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Wow! Thanet tourism rakes in £293 million by editor on Dec 05, 2016 - 10:50 AM
UK helps dismantle Avalanche global cyber network to make personal computers safer in Kent and worldwide by editor on Dec 05, 2016 - 09:15 AM
Woman cut free following two-car crash in Ashford by editor on Dec 05, 2016 - 08:25 AM
Something to do in every corner as Christmas takes over Romney Marsh town by editor on Dec 04, 2016 - 04:15 PM
Visiting Roman Fortresses in Kent - Part One: Reculver by editor on Dec 04, 2016 - 01:50 PM
Pedestrian fighting for life after being hit by a car in Kent last night by editor on Dec 04, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Traditional start to Christmas at Medieval Fayre in Lyminge, Folkestone by editor on Dec 04, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Drivers in Kent are urged to help cut deaths on the road by enjoying Christmas responsibly by editor on Dec 04, 2016 - 08:55 AM
Snow Wardens prepare for freezing winter weather in East Kent by editor on Dec 03, 2016 - 06:55 PM
Pooches in Folkestone to be treated to 'chips' for Christmas by editor on Dec 03, 2016 - 05:05 PM
Fill your fridge with festive delights at Ashford’s Farmers’ Market on Sunday by editor on Dec 03, 2016 - 03:40 PM
Multi-million pound bid for restoration of the historic Maison Dieu in Dover gets go ahead by editor on Dec 03, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Join in the Spirit of Christmas in Ramsgate on Sunday by editor on Dec 03, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Kent Police team up with the Met by editor on Dec 03, 2016 - 08:55 AM
Park and Tried for three captured on CCTV in Canterbury car park by editor on Dec 02, 2016 - 07:27 PM
Historic child abuse within the Kent football community reported to police by editor on Dec 02, 2016 - 06:35 PM
Opponents to Shepway new town plans and M20 lorry park prepare for mass demo in Folkestone on Saturday by editor on Dec 02, 2016 - 04:31 PM
Weekend fun events in Folkestone Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on Dec 02, 2016 - 02:40 PM
Help is at hand to protect Kent businesses from cybercrime by editor on Dec 02, 2016 - 10:10 AM
Sandgate, Folkestone business goings on around Christmas by editor on Dec 02, 2016 - 08:45 AM
East Kent firefighters called out to two blazes in Dover and Kingston by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 07:55 PM
Man who suffered head injuries in stable condition following reported assault in Dover district by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 06:25 PM
Smoothing the way for worn out Hythe canal path by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 04:45 PM
Kent Road Safety Week keeps up the pressure on bad and inconsiderate drivers by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 03:00 PM
Foster family from Thanet prove the power of love with National Award by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 01:05 PM
Follow the Fairy to ease the stress of Christmas cooking by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 11:55 AM
Car vandals on the rampage in Ashford by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 10:05 AM
17-year-old charged with offences including kidnap with the intent to commit a sexual assault by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 08:25 AM
Autumn Season of Kent free concerts culminates with top sitar player Ustad Dharambir Singh by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 07:15 AM
We need new homes says Folkestone and Hythe MP by editor on Dec 01, 2016 - 06:05 AM