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No election needed as Andy steps in to fill Hawkinge Town Council vacancy

Contributed by editor on Mar 12, 2018 - 01:15 PM


Following the resignation of Barry Fletcher from Hawkinge Town Council in January 2018, it was not necessary to hold an election as there was just one candidate for the vacancy.

Damian Collins holds Folkestone and Hythe seat for the Conservatives - PHOTOS

Contributed by editor on Jun 09, 2017 - 08:21 AM


By Susan Carey

Damian Collins has held the Folkestone and Hythe seat for the Conservatives despite a disappointing night for Theresa May's party


May to snatch free school lunches from 569 children living in poverty in Folkestone and Hythe according to research

Contributed by editor on Jun 01, 2017 - 01:43 PM

Up to 569 children living in poverty across Folkestone and Hythe will have their lunches taken away under Theresa May's plans to abolish universal free school lunches for infants, Liberal Democrat research has revealed.


Conservative Party 'dementia tax' blasted by 'Lib Dem candidate for Folkestone and Hythe

Contributed by editor on May 19, 2017 - 06:35 AM


The prospective parliamentary candidate for Folkestone and Hythe, Lynne Beaumont, has blasted Tory plans for pensions and social care included in their manifesto.


Lib Dem Lynne 'astonished and delighted at the warmth of the support' in Folkestone and Hythe

Contributed by editor on May 11, 2017 - 06:05 AM


Lynne Beaumont has now become the nominated Liberal Democrat candidate for Folkestone & Hythe at the June General Election.


Green light in Hythe West but blues for Labour as Tories take five out of six seats in Shepway area

Contributed by editor on May 05, 2017 - 04:29 PM


Green candidate for Hythe West, Martin Whybrow has retained a green presence in Hythe, Kent following his re-election to Kent County Council with 41% of the vote up from 35% in 2013.


Lib Dems gain seat as Tories slump into third place in Kent by-election

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2017 - 10:50 AM


Liberal Democrat candidate Antony Hook became the first Lib Dem councillor on Faversham Town Council yesterday after seizing the Abbey Ward seat from the Conservatives who slumped to third place.

Folkestone and Hythe Lib Dem glee over Tory wipeout as party surges in Local Government by-elections

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2016 - 10:40 AM

Shepway Lib Dem supporters are delighted with the gains made by the party after the Conservatives lost every council seat they were defending in local by-elections on Thursday night, 15 December.

Two thirds of businesses at Kent Brexit event vote to stay in EU

Contributed by editor on Jun 14, 2016 - 09:17 PM


A poll of business leaders attending an event to discuss the potential impact of Brexit on businesses in Kent showed that 65% want to remain in the EU.


Shepway and Kent County Councillor nails EU Referendum colours to the mast and urges residents to ensure they are registered to vote

Contributed by editor on Jun 01, 2016 - 10:41 AM

All indications are that the turnout to vote will be high but time is now running out to register to vote if you are not already on the electoral roll.

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