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News archive for February, 2017

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Teenager charged following theft of charity cash from Canterbury fast food restaurant by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 08:39 PM
Thanet 999 caller is jailed by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 05:55 PM
Hundreds arrive at Basecamp in Folkestone by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Thanet nature reserve targeted by burglars by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 01:55 PM
Man held in connection with fatal fire in Maidstone by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 11:55 AM
How is Dover so quick off the blocks when it comes to new one pound coins by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM
People in Kent - Which takes longer to biodegrade, a paper bag or orange peel? by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Book a FREE talk about the life-saving work of the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance by editor on Feb 28, 2017 - 06:55 AM
Fire victim is re-housed after blaze in Canterbury by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 09:19 PM
Top marks for Folkestone and Dover East Kent College after Ofsted inspection by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 07:25 PM
TWO Canterbury level crossings to be closed by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 05:55 PM
Woman arrested after reports of Canterbury bag thefts in pubs by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 04:07 PM
Pupil's posters discourage parents from smoking at Canterbury schools' gates by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 01:55 PM
Parky McParkface will NOT be Folkestone recreation ground's new name by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 12:25 PM
Missed half-chances cost Hawkinge Town two much needed points by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 11:45 AM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner ringfences £250,000 to cut police time on mental health issues by editor on Feb 27, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Appeal launched after report of woman grabbed and sexually assaulted by two men in Dover town centre by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 04:25 PM
Local people knew little of famous steam pioneer who died penniless in a Dartford hotel by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 02:55 PM
Canterbury council offers unique opportunity to take over Reculver Visitor Centre by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 01:25 PM
Lions smash £250,000 Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance night flying appeal target five years early! by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 12:05 PM
Hammer attack in Dover which caused serious injuries leads to man jailed for four years and eight months by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 09:47 AM
Ashford family-run garage scoops top national award by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 09:00 AM
Unusual move by Police in bid to discover identity of man found dead in field near Canterbury - IMAGE by editor on Feb 25, 2017 - 05:55 PM
Many drivers stopped after Police respond to public concern over anti-social driving in Ashford, Ditton and Bearsted by editor on Feb 25, 2017 - 04:50 PM
One gigawatt power cable to run through Channel Tunnel between Folkestone and France by editor on Feb 25, 2017 - 03:00 PM
Dover helps to adapt homes for disabled with £30,000 grants by editor on Feb 25, 2017 - 12:05 PM
CCTV released following assault in Folkestone bar by editor on Feb 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Proposed Otterpool Park 'garden town' near Hythe is being railroaded through claim Shepway Lib Dems by editor on Feb 25, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Lift off for Hythe Imperial’s charity of the year for 2017 by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 08:30 PM
Dover rapist who strangled, smothered and punched his victim during sexual assaults is jailed for 19 years by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 07:25 PM
It may be taking off in Folkestone but what is pickleball? by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 04:59 PM
Pair sought after man in his 40s needed hospital treatment following blow to the head as he walked through Ashford park by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 02:20 PM
Two more protestors jailed over Dover violence by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 12:15 PM
District Council tax set to rise for Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh despite £2million less spend by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 10:25 AM
Woman is raped in Canterbury graveyard by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 08:46 AM
Dramatic training exercise video of Coastguard Search and Rescue Helicopter by editor on Feb 24, 2017 - 07:05 AM
Suspects of Dover district pharmacy break-in taken to hospital after concern they had swallowed medicines by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 08:35 PM
Canterbury car park to be dug up for archaeological dig by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 06:55 PM
Kent Police appeal for driver you don't want to see on a golf course by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 03:55 PM
High winds force closure of Ashford Police Station by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 12:27 PM
Charity cash stolen in burglary at Farriers Arms near Ashford by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Top of the league Hawkinge Town ready to accept promotion to Premier Division by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 09:55 AM
Detectives renew appeal after 94-year-old former Japanese prisoner of war has service medals stolen by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 09:50 AM
What to do if Storm Doris causes a power cut in Kent by editor on Feb 23, 2017 - 07:53 AM
Pair who hid in a hedge and cupboard are jailed over Herne Bay pharmacy burglary by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 08:15 PM
Thieves target industrial estates in Canterbury by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 06:15 PM
Tools stolen from vehicle parked on residential driveway in Hawkinge by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 04:21 PM
Mystery over dead man discovered in a field near Canterbury by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 03:55 PM
Hundreds march in Canterbury in support of refugees and migrants by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Weather alert over rapidly developing storm puts Kent at risk by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 10:53 AM
Canterbury Road in Hawkinge to close on Friday by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Welcome reform but a rethink over need for business rates says Folkestone and Hythe MP by editor on Feb 22, 2017 - 06:05 AM
World's top golfers to drop in on East Kent as Sandwich hosts The Open by editor on Feb 21, 2017 - 07:15 PM
What is the future for the three big festivals in Canterbury? by editor on Feb 21, 2017 - 05:30 PM
This is why Hawkinge Town's match with Sutton was called off by editor on Feb 21, 2017 - 04:25 PM
Driver crashes into two parked cars in Margate by editor on Feb 21, 2017 - 02:25 PM
Police warn Canterbury pub-goers not to relax on nights out by editor on Feb 21, 2017 - 11:45 AM
Police baffled over dead man with a suitcase found in a field on the outskirts of Canterbury by editor on Feb 21, 2017 - 10:49 AM
Organisers keep their job despite anti-social behaviour at last year's Whitstable Oyster Festival by editor on Feb 21, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Wild plant thieves hunted after white van spotted being loaded up at Folkestone nature reserve by editor on Feb 20, 2017 - 08:45 PM
Two charged over robbery at cash point in Dover by editor on Feb 20, 2017 - 07:15 PM
Van smashes into village pub near Ashford by editor on Feb 20, 2017 - 03:55 PM
£1.5m concrete investment in Ashford by editor on Feb 20, 2017 - 11:35 AM
FREE seminar in Canterbury to help you protect your business from cyber attack by editor on Feb 20, 2017 - 10:15 AM
Canterbury Road in Hawkinge to be closed by editor on Feb 20, 2017 - 08:55 AM
Kent Police urge people to 'make a difference' in their community by editor on Feb 20, 2017 - 07:42 AM
Police in Gillingham charge 14-year-old boy with string of driving offences by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 09:11 PM
How Kent helped save London during the Second World War by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 04:35 PM
Historic Crab and Winkle railway in Whitstable to see £150,000 spent on new cycle and footpath by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 03:20 PM
£10,000 worth of drugs discovered under a bush in Whitstable by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 01:00 PM
Toxic lake in Ashford thrown £150,000 lifeline by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Military medals and gold sovereigns stolen from man in his 90s in Kent village burglary by editor on Feb 19, 2017 - 09:15 AM
Ashford footballer begins two year sentence following racist assault on opponent by editor on Feb 18, 2017 - 10:11 PM
'Do not approach' warning from Police over wanted sex offender who may be in Margate by editor on Feb 18, 2017 - 05:25 PM
Officers arrest man over theft and possession of firearm following car chase in Folkestone by editor on Feb 18, 2017 - 03:55 PM
Probably the best business networking event in Kent by editor on Feb 18, 2017 - 12:30 PM
People in Kent - Which takes longer to biodegrade, a paper bag or orange peel? by editor on Feb 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Queuing up to rob cars in Herne Bay by editor on Feb 18, 2017 - 09:30 AM
Matthew gives a voice to those too young to vote in Kent by editor on Feb 17, 2017 - 10:38 PM
Work to begin in preparation for the massive development of Folkestone Seafront by editor on Feb 17, 2017 - 08:05 PM
Canterbury and Dover drugs team set up by editor on Feb 17, 2017 - 05:15 PM
Boy suffers two fractures after he was hit in the face by object while walking in Romney Marsh by editor on Feb 17, 2017 - 11:45 AM
Curtain falls on spring lunchtime concerts in Canterbury by editor on Feb 17, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Canterbury firefighter's 800 degrees walk over hot coals by editor on Feb 17, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Woman suffers severe injuries during reported assault in Canterbury by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 08:05 PM
Hawkinge to London National Express coach service to launch in April by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 06:45 PM
Much ado about nothing in Folkestone as armed police converge on Harbour Way by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 04:05 PM
Cat rescued by fire crews fighting chip pan blaze in Dymchurch by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 03:32 PM
'Sailor's Friend' from Folkestone who saved hundreds of lives is commemorated in the town by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Good Samaritan in his 80s locked in cupboard after 'stocky' man forces his way into Dover home by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 07:50 AM
Two charged with burglary in Dover by editor on Feb 16, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Work begins to link former Folkestone railway station and viaduct to the town - PICTURES by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 08:36 PM
SOS call for Folkestone 'Forgotten Quarter' from Dover Road Association by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 06:45 PM
Meet Invictus Games athletes at free fun day in Folkestone Sports Centre by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Aggregated Micro Power Holdings gets financial support for its Ashford Kent Peaker Plant by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 01:44 PM
Two men arrested on suspicion of burglary after break-in at newsagent's in Dover yesterday by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 11:45 AM
Major transformation of play area begins at Radnor Park in Folkestone by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM
'Born Free' star congratulates Kent police dog training centre over vital role in fighting illegal ivory trade by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 08:35 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP warns of severe criticism if the unelected chamber in the Lords seeks to frustrate passage of EU Notification of Withdrawal Bill by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Kent Award for county council support of Armed Forces by editor on Feb 14, 2017 - 04:05 PM
Have you got what it takes to become a Kent firefighter? by editor on Feb 14, 2017 - 02:05 PM
£400 Seiko watch stolen from good-hearted Herne Bay resident by editor on Feb 14, 2017 - 11:05 AM
France’s top military decoration to be presented to Normandy veterans at the Battle of Britain Memorial in Kent by editor on Feb 14, 2017 - 08:35 AM
FREE seminar in Canterbury to help you protect your business from cyber attack by editor on Feb 14, 2017 - 07:05 AM
Alert over gas cylinders stolen from three different locations in Herne Bay and Whitstable area by editor on Feb 13, 2017 - 09:15 PM
Police arrest young man following burglary near Canterbury by editor on Feb 13, 2017 - 07:29 PM
Missing man found on Romney Marsh beach by Dungeness Coastguard team by editor on Feb 13, 2017 - 04:01 PM
Hawkinge Town extend their lead in promotion clash by editor on Feb 13, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Rochester man dies after car crashes into trees and telegraph pole on A229 near Maidstone by editor on Feb 13, 2017 - 10:09 AM
Opening the 'green' doors in memorial of two key figures in Hythe by editor on Feb 13, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Lucky escape for Rochester couple after waking up to find house on fire by editor on Feb 12, 2017 - 07:36 PM
Gillingham FC Community Trust helps young people in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh by editor on Feb 12, 2017 - 04:55 PM
Kent commuter misery of Crossrail project offset by unearthed treasures on show at Museum of London by editor on Feb 12, 2017 - 02:45 PM
Put on the pounds at new Ashford health shop by editor on Feb 12, 2017 - 12:01 PM
Loving Dover is on the agenda! by editor on Feb 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Canterbury Police hunt van driver 'pleasuring' himself after pulling up to speak to woman by editor on Feb 12, 2017 - 09:15 AM
Vandals target fishing lake at Chartham near Canterbury by editor on Feb 11, 2017 - 05:45 PM
Romney Marsh - 40 business site employing 700 jobs set for bright future by editor on Feb 11, 2017 - 05:05 PM
Three taken to hospital after substance sprayed at group of people in Canterbury by editor on Feb 11, 2017 - 03:50 PM
Police discover large bag of suspected drugs in Dover by editor on Feb 11, 2017 - 02:10 PM
Ten kilometres of water mains need to be replaced for people in Folkestone and Dover by editor on Feb 11, 2017 - 11:05 AM
Kent snow warning extended by editor on Feb 11, 2017 - 09:56 AM
Canterbury council offers unique opportunity to take over Reculver Visitor Centre by editor on Feb 11, 2017 - 09:04 AM
Resident thwarts suspected distraction burglar in Romney Marsh say police by editor on Feb 10, 2017 - 06:15 PM
Warning of snow for Friday and Saturday in Kent by editor on Feb 10, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Time to move to tropical Folkestone when it's minus 12c and I can't get out of the driveway by editor on Feb 10, 2017 - 01:05 PM
Twelve-year-old and two young teenagers arrested on suspicion of breaching dispersal order in Ashford by editor on Feb 10, 2017 - 12:25 PM
Shepway Association of Neighbourhood Watch Schemes AGM in Folkestone looking for supporters by editor on Feb 10, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Closure of The Street in Hawkinge will speed things up by editor on Feb 10, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Lidl granted planning consent for new store in Dover by editor on Feb 10, 2017 - 06:25 AM
Dream comes true for wannabe gritter driver in Seabrook, Hythe by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 08:15 PM
Appeal for information after thieves target cars in Canterbury by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 06:45 PM
Bishop of Dover condemns Home Office decision to scrap child migrant scheme by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 03:44 PM
Canterbury music and dance project helps mental health and wellbeing by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 02:01 PM
The snow has started to fall says Folkestone American Cousin by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 01:20 PM
Folkestone Academy students donate cash to Stelling Minnis Animal Sanctuary by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Schoolchildren take part in workshops about internet safety at Kent Police College by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Level three cold alert for Kent triggers support for vulnerable residents by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 08:55 AM
Canterbury Road in Hawkinge to be closed - Update now closed on 24 February 2017 by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 07:37 AM
Police in Ashford hunt man following 'Frog Island' snatch by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 08:15 PM
Folkestone Rugby Academy make TV debut in nerve-racking live show by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 06:15 PM
Canterbury firefighter's 800 degrees walk over hot coals by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 04:30 PM
Your local knowledge could help make a difference to policing in Dover by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 02:25 PM
FREE seminar in Canterbury to help you protect your business from cyber attack by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 01:55 PM
Folkestone Library marks LGBT month by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 11:30 AM
East Kent 'Rapid Response Service' will help those at risk of homelessness by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 10:05 AM
Five storey block of flats evacuated after big fire in Thanet by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 08:28 AM
Police in Ashford report missing person Moses Watson has been found by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 07:37 AM
Shepway 'ahead of the game' when identifying sites for new homes says Folkestone and Hythe MP by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 06:05 AM
Woodchurch man faces charges over stealing charity boxes in Willesborough Ashford by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 08:15 PM
Once-in-a-lifetime Spitfire flights over East Kent will support Battle of Britain charity by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 06:55 PM
Slim man and orange Citroen Saxo sought following Willesborough, Ashford burglary by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 04:05 PM
CCTV released after 77-year-old victim targeted in reported street robbery in Folkestone by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 02:30 PM
Dover Kent Shed project is whatever floats your boat by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 12:15 PM
SOS barn dance raises thousands of pounds to fight giant lorry park near Hythe by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 11:15 AM
Bohemian Rhapsody concert in Canterbury long before Queen's visit by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 10:15 AM
Create Music Festival gets backing from Ashford College by editor on Feb 07, 2017 - 06:45 AM
Teenage boy attacked by knife wielding mugger in Folkestone by editor on Feb 06, 2017 - 07:55 PM
Woman taken to hospital by ambulance following Ramsgate fire by editor on Feb 06, 2017 - 05:10 PM
People in Kent - Which takes longer to biodegrade, a paper bag or orange peel? by editor on Feb 06, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Pet owners in Folkestone and Hythe count the cost of dog-free beach rules by editor on Feb 06, 2017 - 12:55 PM
Police appeal after gold jewellery stolen in Hawkinge burglary by editor on Feb 06, 2017 - 11:35 AM
Police investigate thousands of pounds worth of fire damage to outdoor exercise equipment in Ashford by editor on Feb 06, 2017 - 09:30 AM
Meet Invictus Games athletes at free fun day in Folkestone Sports Centre by editor on Feb 06, 2017 - 07:55 AM
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner ringfences £250,000 to cut police time by editor on Feb 05, 2017 - 05:49 PM
Scooter stolen from front garden of house in Pannell Drive, Hawkinge by editor on Feb 05, 2017 - 03:55 PM
Impressive Rievaulx Abbey ruins in valley of river Rye by editor on Feb 05, 2017 - 01:55 PM
22-year-old woman who conned elderly man from Ramsgate out of thousands of pounds is jailed by editor on Feb 05, 2017 - 01:00 PM
Two men jailed for 5 years after robbing 16-year-old of £500 in Canterbury by editor on Feb 05, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Read all about it! Extended opening hours for Folkestone area library by editor on Feb 05, 2017 - 09:25 AM
Pedestrian seriously hurt after she was hit by a car near Ashford by editor on Feb 04, 2017 - 04:45 PM
Have you got what it takes to become a Kent firefighter? by editor on Feb 04, 2017 - 03:30 PM
Plan to raise Kent Council Tax to increase police numbers gets approval by editor on Feb 04, 2017 - 01:25 PM
Appeal over missing 16-year-old from Broadstairs - PHOTO by editor on Feb 04, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Woman in hospital after car and lorry crash in Margate this morning by editor on Feb 04, 2017 - 09:40 AM
Bankers back Dover Western Docks Revival Project by pledging £200 million in borrowing by editor on Feb 04, 2017 - 09:05 AM
Win £1,000 by registering for council tax E-Billing in Dover, Canterbury and Thanet by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 09:27 PM
Police appeal over, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, bar assault by two men by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 06:15 PM
Misconceptions challenged during Canterbury police visit to village school by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 02:00 PM
Bohemian Rhapsody concert in Canterbury long before Queen's visit by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Armani watch stolen in Hawkinge burglary by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 11:55 AM
From 'Profound Sound ' to a 'silent disco' there's an eclectic mix of events going on around Folkestone this weekend by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 10:15 AM
Five teenager arrested after burglary reported near Canterbury by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 08:55 AM
Closure of The Street in Hawkinge will speed things up by editor on Feb 03, 2017 - 07:26 AM
Watch out for falling trees as 80mph blast is forecast for Kent by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 07:55 PM
Canterbury Road in Hawkinge to be closed by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 06:35 PM
Woman in custody after string of distraction burglaries in Folkestone, Dover and Deal by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 05:15 PM
Man arrested following incident in Deal in which Medway woman suffered serious eye injury by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 04:20 PM
Awesome, Awsum's musings brings feel good factor to Folkestone by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 02:05 PM
What is the future for the three big festivals in Canterbury? by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 12:15 PM
Police issue advice after tool thefts from vehicles in Herne Bay and Whitstable by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Roads closed as huge 87 metre long lorry load is carried from Sellindge to Dover by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 09:15 AM
Tontine Street, Folkestone blaze sees half the property destroyed by editor on Feb 02, 2017 - 07:34 AM
CCTV images released after two teens with kitchen knife and hammer attempt to rob Folkestone shop by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 07:55 PM
Folkestone man charged with drugs offence by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 06:15 PM
Detectives link distraction burglaries by woman in Deal, Dover and Folkestone by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 04:00 PM
Hundreds of litres of fuel siphoned from HGV parked on A20 near Folkestone whilst driver slept by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 11:50 AM
Folkestone man jailed for 300 days following charity shop burglary by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 10:58 AM
Public demand sees more seats added for Manston Airport meeting by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 10:05 AM
Dover police release CCTV image after man suffers fractured skull in vicious assault by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 08:45 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP to vote in favour of Bill to trigger Article 50 by editor on Feb 01, 2017 - 06:05 AM