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Bishop of Dover condemns Home Office decision to scrap child migrant scheme

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 03:44 PM

The Bishop of Dover has condemned the Home Office after it announced the end of the scheme to receive migrant children via the so-called Dubs amendment at the end of March.
 


Canterbury music and dance project helps mental health and wellbeing

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 02:01 PM

A music and dance project which can help improve the mental health and wellbeing of those who take part is being supported in Canterbury.
 


The snow has started to fall says Folkestone American Cousin

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 01:20 PM

Dear All,

It is 6:30am, Thursday 9 February, here in the US and it's just started  snowing.
 


Folkestone Academy students donate cash to Stelling Minnis Animal Sanctuary

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Students from The Folkestone Academy visited The Lord Whisky Animal Sanctuary in Stelling Minnis to hand over food donations and a cheque for £400 following a series of fundraising activities.
 


Schoolchildren take part in workshops about internet safety at Kent Police College

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 10:45 AM

More than 70 children from primary schools across Kent and Medway have taken part in workshops with police officers and partners, teaching them how to use the internet safely.
 


Level three cold alert for Kent triggers support for vulnerable residents

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 08:55 AM

Severe weather forecast for the South East could leave people vulnerable warns Kent County Council.
 


Police in Ashford hunt man following 'Frog Island' snatch

Contributed by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 08:15 PM

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses or information to trace the suspect who committed a robbery in Ashford.
 


Folkestone Rugby Academy make TV debut in nerve-racking live show

Contributed by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 06:15 PM

A group of Folkestone Rugby Academy students have appeared on BT Sport’s live TV show, ‘Rugby Tonight’.
 


Canterbury firefighter's 800 degrees walk over hot coals

Contributed by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 04:30 PM

A Canterbury firefighter has got into training with a difference this week.
 


Your local knowledge could help make a difference to policing in Dover

Contributed by editor on Feb 08, 2017 - 02:25 PM

Kent Police is looking for people from diverse communities across the Dover district to join the Kent Police Independent Police Advisory Group.