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News archive for January, 2017

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Two charged over removal of shipwreck artefacts from warship sunk in Dover Strait by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 07:55 PM
Former Folkestone county councillor backs powers to compel lorry drivers to use commercial satnavs by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 05:55 PM
Thieves thought to have driven across fields and cut barbed wire fences to steal child's quad bike near Ashford by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Top surreal comedian Tony Law to perform in Folkestone by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 02:00 PM
Despite Brexit, investment and expansion of services continues at London Ashford Airport on Romney Marsh by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 12:05 PM
Folkestone railway bridge to be closed again by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 10:35 AM
Lydd Town Council slashes council tax by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Violent Dover protesters tot up 63 years in jail by editor on Jan 31, 2017 - 06:25 AM
Dover Police probe suspected arson at industrial units near Deal by editor on Jan 30, 2017 - 07:55 PM
New challenge for Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance by editor on Jan 30, 2017 - 05:55 PM
KCC plans to halt illegal lorry parking on Kent roads by editor on Jan 30, 2017 - 04:15 PM
Celebrity backing for fundraiser and £5,000 anonymous donation ahead of court battle over Hythe lorry park by editor on Jan 30, 2017 - 01:15 PM
Exquisite Beckhamesque free kick puts Hawkinge Town on the road to victory by editor on Jan 30, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Waiting for a bus may be a thing of the past in Ashford after £2.8 million investment by editor on Jan 30, 2017 - 09:15 AM
Folkestone marks Holocaust Memorial Day by editor on Jan 30, 2017 - 07:53 AM
Two have lucky escape after motorhome and trailer crashes on A2 near Canterbury by editor on Jan 29, 2017 - 08:49 PM
Beware of 'crack down' on Blue Badge parking abuses in Ashford by editor on Jan 29, 2017 - 04:30 PM
Birth of The Rolling Stones commemorated at Dartford railway station by editor on Jan 29, 2017 - 01:30 PM
Meet Invictus Games athletes at free fun day in Folkestone Sports Centre by editor on Jan 29, 2017 - 11:45 AM
Woman falls to the ground after bag is snatched in Ramsgate by editor on Jan 29, 2017 - 10:10 AM
Police to investigate blaze on Deal, Dover farm last night by editor on Jan 29, 2017 - 09:04 AM
Young pedestrian seriously injured after collision with BMW in Maidstone by editor on Jan 28, 2017 - 04:45 PM
Have a say over the Waterloo Crescent Conservation Area in Dover by editor on Jan 28, 2017 - 02:55 PM
£1.45 million cycling revolution for Kent by editor on Jan 28, 2017 - 12:05 PM
Police issue warning following bogus caller reports by editor on Jan 28, 2017 - 10:35 AM
Kent schoolgirl fronting TV campaign for Demelza Hospice Care for Children by editor on Jan 28, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Anti-social behaviour forces introduction of dispersal order for Elwick Road area of Ashford by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 07:25 PM
Police investigate hare coursing near Birchington in Thanet by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 05:15 PM
People in Kent posed puzzle of peculiar instrument? by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 04:05 PM
FREE concert with coffee and cakes tomorrow at Sandgate, Folkestone by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 02:25 PM
FREE Spring lunchtime music concerts in Canterbury launched in January! by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 01:45 PM
Offence taken over Hawkinge Town social media posts by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Ramsgate man jailed for the manslaughter of Becky Morgan by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 07:55 AM
What is the business case for a new single council for East Kent? by editor on Jan 27, 2017 - 06:55 AM
Wooden framed building destroyed in Ashford rural blaze by editor on Jan 26, 2017 - 08:05 PM
Second Dover man jailed after 'deplorable' robbery of disabled victim by editor on Jan 26, 2017 - 05:15 PM
German Arts Group looking for local young people to join them in hip hop, rap and dance performance in Folkestone by editor on Jan 26, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Archdeacon Jo ‘installed’ at Canterbury Cathedral by editor on Jan 26, 2017 - 12:35 PM
Ashford goes it alone after pulling out of East Kent 'super' council involvement by editor on Jan 26, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Canterbury shoplifter who stole hundreds of pounds worth of goods from supermarkets is jailed by editor on Jan 26, 2017 - 08:43 AM
Spate of burglaries in east Kent leads to warning from Police by editor on Jan 26, 2017 - 07:05 AM
Police release CCTV after Boxing Day robbery in Folkestone by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 07:55 PM
New railway station at Ramsgate moves a step closer by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 05:25 PM
Roads closed as huge 87 metre long lorry load is carried from Sellindge to Dover by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 04:05 PM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner ringfences £250,000 to cut police time on mental health issues by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 01:05 PM
Closure of The Street in Hawkinge will speed things up by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Awesome, Awsum's musings brings feel good factor to Folkestone by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 10:45 AM
15-year-old boy charged with grievous bodily harm in Ashford by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 10:35 AM
Christmas displays earn Sandgate, Folkestone businesses a big pat on the back by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone extreme sports centre will be well worth the wait says MP by editor on Jan 25, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Green Light at the end of the Roundhill Tunnel for 70mph speed limit on A20 between Dover and Folkestone by editor on Jan 24, 2017 - 08:24 PM
£3.65 million awarded to Kent projects protecting natural heritage by editor on Jan 24, 2017 - 05:46 PM
New school for Folkestone included in Kent plans to meet demand for places by editor on Jan 24, 2017 - 04:05 PM
Thousands of pounds in fines issued to motorists using mobile phones by Kent Police in just in five days - VIDEO by editor on Jan 24, 2017 - 12:35 PM
Safety warning after summerhouse blaze in Maidstone by editor on Jan 24, 2017 - 08:35 AM
Man who admitted killing his friend in Ashford is jailed by editor on Jan 24, 2017 - 06:55 AM
Ashford man charged over stolen goods and possession of heroin and crack cocaine by editor on Jan 23, 2017 - 08:45 PM
Kent woman coming to terms with life changing injury after being hit with beer can in Deal by editor on Jan 23, 2017 - 07:15 PM
It's too cold to collect your bins says Canterbury council by editor on Jan 23, 2017 - 01:05 PM
What is the future for the three big festivals in Canterbury? by editor on Jan 23, 2017 - 12:31 PM
Kent seaside cash boost for Hythe, New Romney and Westgate by editor on Jan 23, 2017 - 11:45 AM
Four burglaries in Folkestone within just and a half hours by editor on Jan 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Windscreen of Kent gritting lorry smashed after missile thrown from bridge on A228 near Snodland by editor on Jan 22, 2017 - 09:00 PM
Drivers warned of dangerous weather condition with freezing fog in Kent by editor on Jan 22, 2017 - 04:38 PM
Gang attack man in Canterbury underpass and demand cash and phones by editor on Jan 22, 2017 - 04:10 PM
How many more will be charged over violent Dover demonstrations a year ago? by editor on Jan 22, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Warning given after Hover-board fire in Whitstable by editor on Jan 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Police alert after epidemic of burglaries strikes Margate and Broadstairs areas of Thanet by editor on Jan 22, 2017 - 09:30 AM
Lib Dems blast Kent County Council over state of county's roads by editor on Jan 21, 2017 - 05:15 PM
Shocking number of people arrested in Kent during Christmas drink, drug drive campaign by editor on Jan 21, 2017 - 02:15 PM
Christmas displays earn Sandgate, Folkestone businesses a big pat on the back by editor on Jan 21, 2017 - 11:45 AM
Lib Dems gain seat as Tories slump into third place in Kent by-election by editor on Jan 21, 2017 - 10:50 AM
Folkestone hosts vital safety lessons for Shepway students moving up to secondary school by editor on Jan 21, 2017 - 09:25 AM
2017 Canterbury Model Railway Show arriving on time by editor on Jan 21, 2017 - 08:25 AM
Driver speeding at 139 mph on a Kent motorway is fined £2,500 by Folkestone Magistrates by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 07:29 PM
Police seize scores of cannabis plants at industrial unit in Folkestone by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 05:15 PM
UKIP blow as Folkestone South member on Kent County Council resigns by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 04:00 PM
New Romney conference told that Dementia has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 02:05 PM
Police make arrest after cars are damaged in Whitstable Leisure Centre car park by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Bishop of Dover joins fight against loan sharks in East Kent by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 10:15 AM
Meet Invictus Games athletes at free fun day in Folkestone Sports Centre by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 08:45 AM
New top man appointed in seamless handover at Hawkinge Community Centre by editor on Jan 20, 2017 - 06:35 AM
Dover police team search at Deal house leads to arrests after suspected drugs seized by editor on Jan 19, 2017 - 07:25 PM
All aboard for the 2017 Canterbury Model Railway Exhibition 2017 by editor on Jan 19, 2017 - 07:15 PM
FREE Spring lunchtime music concerts in Canterbury launched in January! by editor on Jan 19, 2017 - 02:30 PM
Top surreal comedian Tony Law to perform in Folkestone by editor on Jan 19, 2017 - 12:35 PM
Volunteer Wednesday at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum in Hawkinge prepares for the April re-opening by editor on Jan 19, 2017 - 09:30 AM
Police appeal after unprovoked assault by gang on teenage girl in Canterbury by editor on Jan 19, 2017 - 07:47 AM
Suspected burglar captured on CCTV in Ashford village pub by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 07:45 PM
Firefighters called to put out 'Christmas Pudding' fire in Herne Bay by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 05:15 PM
'Weathered skin' man sought following attempted burglary in Ramsgate by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 03:45 PM
Dramatic changes proposed for Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury council re-think by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 12:25 PM
Canterbury Foster carers who looked after 11 children at one time awarded MBEs by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Ashford use new rules to crack down on fly-tippers by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Awesome, Awsum's musings brings feel good factor to Folkestone by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Immediate need to find £80,000 for Folkestone Leas Lift says MP by editor on Jan 18, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Faberge egg burglar hunted following theft from Canterbury village by editor on Jan 17, 2017 - 08:27 PM
Manager leaves Hawkinge Community Centre after just 6 months by editor on Jan 17, 2017 - 08:06 PM
Police investigating Whitstable pub break-in release CCTV images by editor on Jan 17, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Police appeal after car is broken into in Hawkinge by editor on Jan 17, 2017 - 12:45 PM
Man charged over rape in Palm Bay area of Margate by editor on Jan 17, 2017 - 11:15 AM
New Romney conference told that Dementia has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death by editor on Jan 17, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Canterbury audience captivated by 'silent movie' by editor on Jan 17, 2017 - 06:45 AM
Folkestone pub burglary could be linked to string of others in East Kent say detectives by editor on Jan 16, 2017 - 07:25 PM
Teenager charged over handbag robbery in Ramsgate by editor on Jan 16, 2017 - 05:15 PM
Have your say on a brand new play area in Dover by editor on Jan 16, 2017 - 03:55 PM
Appeal for witnesses after man dies in collision with lorry on A249 near Sittingbourne by editor on Jan 16, 2017 - 12:42 PM
'Killer blow' sees Hawkinge kicked out of the cup at New Romney by editor on Jan 16, 2017 - 10:30 AM
More police officers begin patrolling Kent streets by editor on Jan 16, 2017 - 09:00 AM
Models on track for exhibition in Canterbury by editor on Jan 15, 2017 - 05:51 PM
Teenagers stopped and arrested over drugs in Thanet by editor on Jan 15, 2017 - 04:15 PM
£5 million worth of business loans on offer to Kent businesses by editor on Jan 15, 2017 - 02:00 PM
District council responds to concerns over the controlled parking zones in Sandgate, Folkestone by editor on Jan 15, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Kent County councillor steps in to help save historic church near Hythe by editor on Jan 14, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Would you believe what the Boston Herald and the Hawkinge Gazette have in common? by editor on Jan 14, 2017 - 01:50 PM
Awesome, Awsum's musings brings feel good factor to Folkestone by editor on Jan 14, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Channel emergency as cargo ship with seven onboard sinks off Ramsgate by editor on Jan 14, 2017 - 09:29 AM
Man to appear in court in Maidstone following M20 bridge collapse in August 2016 by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 07:35 PM
How is Dover coining it in to the tune of £265million? by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 05:30 PM
FREE Spring lunchtime music concerts in Canterbury launched in January! by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 03:45 PM
Decaying bus stops in Kent in danger of collapse say experts by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Folkestone homes evacuated after huge tree smashes into houses and traps families by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 10:22 AM
Kent company help to make 2017 the year to cut your home heating costs by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 08:30 AM
Flood gates closed in north Kent as Canterbury prepares for tidal surge on Friday and Saturday by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 08:17 AM
Ice and snow forces schools to close in Dover and Canterbury by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 07:47 AM
Friday the thirteenth warning of ice hazard on Kent roads by editor on Jan 13, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Top Cop says Dover is a 'no-go' town for demos as Margate man is latest to be jailed by editor on Jan 12, 2017 - 06:15 PM
Stunning discovery as Dover Town Hall is revealed it to be far more important than anyone suspected by editor on Jan 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Recycling your real Christmas Tree is just a click away in Folkestone by editor on Jan 12, 2017 - 09:50 AM
Folkestone shoplifter who stole dog toys worth £170 is jailed by Magistrates by editor on Jan 12, 2017 - 08:35 AM
18-year-old man charged with sex offences in Canterbury by editor on Jan 12, 2017 - 06:55 AM
Meet Invictus Games athletes at free fun day in Folkestone Sports Centre by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 11:59 PM
'Bully' who threatened to 'burn' his Dover victim 'alive' is jailed by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 07:55 PM
Kitchen knife and hammer reportedly used in attempted robbery of Folkestone shop by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 05:20 PM
Crews use stirrup pump to put out chimney fire in Crundale near Canterbury by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 12:45 PM
Catapult link to spate of smashed bus windows and attacks in Ashford by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Dover picks Sports Centre contractor with 'strong track record' by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 10:30 AM
10,000 litres of paint and Kent train spruce-up reaches halfway milestone by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 09:02 AM
Man taken to hospital with breathing difficulties after chemical leak at Dymchurch swimming pool by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 08:35 AM
MP strives to keep the Folkestone Leas Lift open by editor on Jan 11, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Modelling in Canterbury - on track for next weekend by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 07:46 PM
Threat of snow in Kent on Thursday say weather experts by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 05:05 PM
Detectives linking three rural pub flat burglaries in east Kent by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 03:55 PM
Kent Police appeal after man assaulted and threatened with a knife in Walmer by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 01:55 PM
Folkestone Golden Valley given promise of a swinging future by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Closure of Folkestone Leas Lift - I can't believe it! by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 09:57 AM
Dog walker reports serious injuries following collision with a car in Lydd by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 08:15 AM
Man and woman who died at foot of cliffs in Dover on New Year's Day formally identified by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 06:55 AM
Folkestone police hunt young gang who robbed woman near harbour by editor on Jan 10, 2017 - 05:25 AM
Is this the end for the Folkestone Leas Lift - forced to close over safety? by editor on Jan 09, 2017 - 07:20 PM
Knife wielding robber threatens man on Thanet footbridge by editor on Jan 09, 2017 - 05:15 PM
Ramsgate man is jailed following four month crime spree by editor on Jan 09, 2017 - 02:50 PM
Hawkinge Town grind out important victory to return to top slot by editor on Jan 09, 2017 - 12:15 PM
Driver reported to have fled after boy hit by car in Ramsgate by editor on Jan 09, 2017 - 10:50 AM
Peter returns to snowstorms in the US after Christmas visit to Folkestone by editor on Jan 09, 2017 - 09:45 AM
Keen to learn a new skill in 2017? Join the Bay Trust volunteers in East Kent by editor on Jan 09, 2017 - 08:15 AM
Young burglar flees after 'have-a-go' woman in her 70s wrestles him out of her Canterbury home by editor on Jan 08, 2017 - 04:20 PM
Exciting times ahead for Kent heritage lines by editor on Jan 08, 2017 - 02:45 PM
Janet Street-Porter gets behind SOS Kent campaign to stop 'world's largest lorry park' being built near Hythe by editor on Jan 08, 2017 - 12:45 PM
'Green' Kent County Councillor donates artificial cricket wicket to Hythe school by editor on Jan 08, 2017 - 09:15 AM
Man in Dover who broke flagpole as he struck victim is jailed by editor on Jan 07, 2017 - 05:47 PM
'Extremely dangerous' stone-throwing 'youngsters' targeting buses in Ashford need to be stopped say police by editor on Jan 07, 2017 - 04:55 PM
'Energy Deal' could cut bills and still keep you warm in Kent this winter by editor on Jan 07, 2017 - 03:05 PM
Folkestone man sentenced under new domestic abuse law by editor on Jan 07, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Time is running out to donate your Christmas Tree and help Pilgrims Hospices in Ashford by editor on Jan 07, 2017 - 08:50 AM
Man charged with violent disorder in Dover by editor on Jan 06, 2017 - 06:45 PM
Folkestone dog owners count the cost by editor on Jan 06, 2017 - 05:50 PM
11-year-old girl accosted in Hythe on Christmas Day jog by editor on Jan 06, 2017 - 03:25 PM
Long delays on A2 near Canterbury following serious crash by editor on Jan 06, 2017 - 12:05 PM
You won't believe how easy it is to recycle your real Christmas Tree in Folkestone by editor on Jan 06, 2017 - 06:55 AM
Call to Kent residents to take action as extremely cold weather alert is issued by editor on Jan 05, 2017 - 08:57 PM
Dover man given suspended sentence after pleading guilty to shoplifting and assault in Folkestone by editor on Jan 05, 2017 - 06:35 PM
Police appeal following knock-out blow delivered outside Canterbury Fire Station by editor on Jan 05, 2017 - 04:15 PM
Kent company help to make 2017 the year to cut your home heating costs by editor on Jan 05, 2017 - 02:10 PM
Man in Ramsgate charged over drugs offence is remanded in custody by editor on Jan 05, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Firefighters battle flames roaring out of Ashford village pub chimney by editor on Jan 05, 2017 - 09:15 AM
Kent Lib Dems slam government plan to let KCC increase council tax for social care by editor on Jan 05, 2017 - 07:38 AM
'Terrifying ordeal' as hooded gang force their way into petrol station near Maidstone by editor on Jan 04, 2017 - 05:45 PM
Shhhh... keep it quiet - Undercover theatre group to launch 'Silent Shakespeare' in Canterbury by editor on Jan 04, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Exciting times for Dover port as cargo shipping undergoes major changes by editor on Jan 04, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Brand new Coastguard Search and Rescue Helicopter for Channel Coast to arrive for 2017 by editor on Jan 04, 2017 - 10:40 AM
Criminals forced to pay back staggering amount of cash to Kent Police in 2016 by editor on Jan 04, 2017 - 08:25 AM
MP's Brexit vow to fight for the best interests of Folkestone and Hythe by editor on Jan 04, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Prolific Margate burglar who who caused anguish to communities is locked up by editor on Jan 03, 2017 - 07:25 PM
Get ready to be shocked when you hear how little Ashford Council Tax could be by editor on Jan 03, 2017 - 05:43 PM
Time is running out for parents applying for Kent primary school places by editor on Jan 03, 2017 - 02:05 PM
Battery charger may have started Hythe garage blaze by editor on Jan 03, 2017 - 11:50 AM
You won't believe how easy it is to recycle your real Christmas Tree in Folkestone by editor on Jan 03, 2017 - 10:05 AM
Security guard assaulted and robbed of cash box near Sevenoaks by editor on Jan 03, 2017 - 07:50 AM
Police probe discovers more after triple tragedy in which three people found dead at Cliffs in Dover by editor on Jan 02, 2017 - 07:12 PM
New Year's Honours awarded to recipients from Hythe and Folkestone by editor on Jan 02, 2017 - 03:00 PM
Rubbish service returns to Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on Jan 02, 2017 - 09:45 AM
Mystery over three bodies discovered at foot of cliffs in Dover by editor on Jan 02, 2017 - 07:50 AM
Three more years in the job for top cop in Kent by editor on Jan 01, 2017 - 04:50 PM
Restoration of a long serving Kent Electric Train taking shape by editor on Jan 01, 2017 - 03:00 PM
Positive planning in Hawkinge is growing by editor on Jan 01, 2017 - 01:00 PM
Firefighters tackle New Year's Eve blaze at 15-storey flats in Ramsgate by editor on Jan 01, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Policy of keeping migrants out of Kent is as effective as spitting in the wind by editor on Jan 01, 2017 - 09:30 AM