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Ashford man charged with attempting to damage police drone

Contributed by editor on May 25, 2020 - 04:30 PM

 

A man has been charged with assault and attempting to damage a police drone.



Margate knifeman arrested over threats to kill

Contributed by editor on May 25, 2020 - 01:00 PM

 

An arrest has been made after concerned residents reported seeing a man with a knife in Margate.



Ashford murder investigation in Appledore is called off

Contributed by editor on May 25, 2020 - 01:00 PM

 

The death of a man in Ashford is no longer being treated as suspicious.



KCC urged by Department of Transport to make road-space more attractive and safer for all in Kent

Contributed by editor on May 25, 2020 - 11:21 AM

 

The pandemic has had terrible impact on the lives and health of thousands of Kent residents and many other appalling consequences. But on a more positive note we have seen a significant reduction in traffic and a marked improvement in air pollution.



3,449 miles away but it still feels like lockdown in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on May 25, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Folkestone's American Cousin - Peter Jurzynski

 

By Peter Jurzynski

It seems like I'm in lockdown in Folkestone because as a news and political 'junky' I am currently reading the Hawkinge Gazette and other UK news websites each day at home in America.



Kent Police arrest man on suspicion of murder after body found in Military Road Appledore Ashford

Contributed by editor on May 24, 2020 - 03:40 PM

 

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have launched an investigation after the body of a man was reported to have been found at 4.28pm on Saturday 23 May 2020 in Military Road, Appledore.



Extradited people smuggling gang leader jailed for 9 years over illegal immigrants landed on Dover beaches

Contributed by editor on May 24, 2020 - 03:00 PM

A dinghy used by the gang  Photo: South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU)

 

The leader of a people smuggling gang bringing illegal migrants into the UK in a dinghy has been jailed following his extradition.



Crack cocaine and cannabis seized in drugs search near Whitstable

Contributed by editor on May 24, 2020 - 01:30 PM

 

Suspected crack cocaine and a large quantity of bagged cannabis have been seized by police following a drugs warrant near Whitstable.



Kent Tory MPs break ranks to call for Cummings to go over claims he broke 'lockdown' rules

Contributed by editor on May 24, 2020 - 10:58 AM

Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins

 

Following newspaper claims that Dominic Cummings, the chief advisor to Prime Minister Boris Johnson took his family to Durham during 'lockdown', a growing number of Conservative MPs have called for him to go.



Hefty sentence for robber who racially abused shop staff in Ashford

Contributed by editor on May 24, 2020 - 09:00 AM

 

A Sheerness man who robbed a victim of his wallet before racially abusing and assaulting shop staff in Ashford has been jailed.


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