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Desperate Kent cyber bullying victim attempted suicide in bid to escape online tormentors, at Ashford e-safety forum

Contributed by editor on Jun 09, 2014 - 05:50 PM

The main talking point at an e-safety forum was an interview with Daniel Dooner, a cyber bullying victim who, in a desperate bid to escape his online tormentors, had attempted suicide.

Folkestone Silver Screen cinema could still be saved

Contributed by editor on Mar 26, 2014 - 06:15 PM

Dear Editor

Following the news that the cinema's future is still in limbo, I maintain that things could have been very different and still could be.

Folkestone picture house project stalls after digital deal falls through leaving cinema to find £100,000

Contributed by editor on Mar 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM

By Ray Duff

The notice at the front entrance of Folkestone's Silver Screen Cinema makes for grim reading by Folkestone film fans.

Hollywood star Orlando Bloom joins cast of cultural icons to back East Kent City of Culture bid

Contributed by editor on Apr 24, 2013 - 11:35 AM

East Kent’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2017 receives a touch of Hollywood star appeal, as international movie star Orlando Bloom throws his weight behind the campaign.

Campaigners target Canterbury Council over Veolia links with Israel

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2012 - 07:15 AM

Palestinian rights protesters, last week, lobbied Canterbury Council Executive as it discussed a proposal to join a waste management contract held by Veolia Environmental Services with Dover and Shepway District Councils.

Campaign launched alerting drivers of mobile phone danger after related deaths on Kent roads

Contributed by editor on Jan 25, 2012 - 10:30 AM

With 4 people killed and another 40 injured in crashes on Kent roads where a driver was using a mobile phone, a  campaign to alert motorists of the dangers is being launched this week.

Late night revellers in Dover, Deal and Sandwich to be played recorded safety message at closing time

Contributed by editor on Dec 21, 2011 - 07:20 AM

Pub and club goers in the Dover, Deal and Sandwich area will be leaving night spots not with music ringing in their ears but a safety message from Kent Police.

Pubs and clubs in Dover are given 'Spikeys' to protect drinkers

Contributed by editor on Dec 02, 2011 - 07:50 AM

Pubs and clubs across the Dover district are being issued with anti-drink spiking devices to help protect customers.

Free parking in Folkestone - not ruled out says Shepway Council Leader

Contributed by editor on Oct 31, 2011 - 05:15 AM

Shepway District Council Leader Robert Bliss has stated that free parking in shopping areas has not been ruled out.

Support from Folkestone and Hythe MP over free on-street parking

Contributed by editor on Oct 30, 2011 - 06:50 AM

Parking should continue to be free for those who want to visit and shop in our town centres writes Folkestone and Hythe MP, Damian Collins in the latest posting on his blog.

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