Culmination of three-year £26m project sees Dover Leisure Centre open today

Contributed by editor on Feb 25, 2019 - 08:25 AM


The £26m Dover District Leisure Centre opens its doors at 9am on Monday, 25 February marking the culmination of a three year project to bring modern and accessible leisure facilities to the Dover District.

Unlock your potential and become a prospective councillor in Dover

Contributed by editor on Feb 24, 2019 - 03:40 PM


With local elections fast approaching, an event is being held at the Dover District Council offices in Whitfield on Monday 4 March from 6pm for anyone interested in becoming a Dover District or Parish Councillor.

Railway restoration group near Folkestone needs volunteers to help restore rare 'double deck' electric train

Contributed by editor on Feb 24, 2019 - 01:25 PM

Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) Photo: © 4DD Double Deck EMU Supporters Group


Hawkinge Gazette feature with thanks to Ray Duff for his valuable support and photographs


A small group of railway enthusiasts in Kent has begun a project to restore an extremely rare electric 'double deck' train.

Man airlifted to London hospital after 'stabbing' in Barnes Way, Herne Bay

Contributed by editor on Feb 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM


Detectives from Kent Police are investigating a suspected stabbing which took place in Barnes Way, Herne Bay.

Win Rotten Ramsgate Tour listed in Kent Big Weekend Ballot!

Contributed by editor on Feb 24, 2019 - 10:55 AM


The annual Kent Big Weekend 2019 Ballot, organised by Visit Kent, offers the public the chance to visit some of the county’s best attractions – and it’s free.

Four men charged following loss of power at QEQM Hospital in Margate

Contributed by editor on Feb 24, 2019 - 08:55 AM


Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have charged four men following the loss of power at a hospital in Margate.

How To Run A More Successful Business

Contributed by editor on Feb 23, 2019 - 11:35 PM


Running a business is a tough job but can also be quite rewarding if done the right way. Managing a more successful company is very achievable if you have a positive attitude and strategic approach in place.

Lucky escape for seven young people after bedroom engulfed by fire at Montford Close in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Feb 23, 2019 - 03:05 PM


Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in a Montford Close, Canterbury, after receiving a 999 call to their Emergency Control Centre just before 5.00am this morning, 23 February.

Enthralling St Eanswythe exhibition opens at Sassoon Gallery in Folkestone - FEATURE

Contributed by editor on Feb 23, 2019 - 01:05 PM


By Ray Duff
More than a hundred people gathered at the Sassoon Gallery, Folkestone Library on Thursday evening for the opening of the latest exhibition by the Finding Eanswythe project.

'FREE' parking spaces set to be created in Sandgate Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Feb 23, 2019 - 10:55 AM


A new parking area for up to 10 cars will be created this Spring at Sandgate Park on Military Road.