Easy-peasy touch screen access to Dover services at Whitfield council offices

Contributed by editor on Sep 03, 2018 - 08:55 AM

Two new touch screen terminals and tablet devices have been set up in the reception area at the Dover District Council offices in Whitfield to help people access online Council services.

How to Cope with an Unexpected Death in the Family

Contributed by editor on Sep 03, 2018 - 12:05 AM


Losing someone you care about and have grown up around is one of the hardest things anyone can ever go through. When the death happens without warning, this can put even more strain on to your shoulders and intensify the emotional response you have. Finding ways of coping with the unforeseen event, both emotionally and practically, will help the process go more smoothly for you and make it less taxing on your already tender psychological state. In this short article, you will be taken through some helpful advice and information that will provide you with aid during this difficult time.

Kent Police searching for missing woman from Dover notified of body found

Contributed by editor on Sep 02, 2018 - 04:53 PM

Officers searching for a missing 24-year-old woman from Dover say they have been notified that a body has been found.

Standing room only at East Kent Railway's Bank Holiday Festival as prices are kept super low

Contributed by editor on Sep 02, 2018 - 03:15 PM

Eythorne Station and Signal Box  Photo: Dana Wiffen

By Dana Wiffen

Last weekend's East Kent Railway's Bank Holiday Diesel Gala and Beer Festival Weekend was proof that fair pricing brings in the visitors.

Lorries destroyed in blaze at truck stop in Ashford last night

Contributed by editor on Sep 02, 2018 - 12:45 PM

Five fire engines and a bulk water carrier were called, shortly after 2.15am last night, 2 September, to reports of a blaze in which articulated lorries were alight at a lorry park in Ashford.

Procession of monks in Folkestone 880 years ago to be commemorated with 12-day festival

Contributed by editor on Sep 02, 2018 - 11:15 AM


This year's Patronal Festival Arts 880  takes place at the Parish Church of St Mary and Eanswythe Folkestone between 5 and 16 September 2018 to commemorate 880 years since monks processed through the town.

Dover prepares for Merchant Navy Day 2018 tomorrow

Contributed by editor on Sep 02, 2018 - 09:30 AM


A Merchant Navy Day Service is being held at Dover Town Hall tomorrow, Monday 3 September, from 10.30am followed by a wreath laying ceremony on Dover Seafront at 12 noon.

Man treated in hospital after blaze at property in Marshall Street Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Sep 02, 2018 - 08:55 AM

A man has been treated for the effects of breathing in smoke following a fire in a property on Marshall Street, Folkestone.

Bringing Back Heart to the Community: A Guide for New Entrepreneurs

Contributed by editor on Sep 01, 2018 - 10:35 PM


Starting a new business is daunting, but done right it can help better the lives of you and many others. From your employees to your customers, there are so many ways that small businesses better the world and the communities that they operate in. You owe it to yourself to prepare properly, so that you can better navigate your business through its tumultuous first year and past the proof of concept stage. Success does not come easy, and by researching and building a strong foundation you can weather the challenges that come your way and make your small business into the success you’ve always dreamed of.

Police make two arrests for drug offences after car is stopped in Margate

Contributed by editor on Sep 01, 2018 - 04:35 PM

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences after officers stopped their car in Margate.