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Warning to keep dogs on a lead as 'Palm Oil' is discovered on Thanet beaches

Contributed by editor on Jan 15, 2018 - 01:40 PM


Reports of suspected palm oil deposits on Thanet's beaches were received last week and the council is alerting people to its potential dangers and erecting warning notices in those areas affected.

Sixty 'key feature' trees to be spruced up in Canterbury park

Contributed by editor on Dec 01, 2017 - 10:45 AM


Work to pollard 60 lime trees along the central avenue in the Dane John Gardens in order to keep them safe and maintain their life for as long as possible will start in January.


Secret shopper waves Green Flag for Folkestone and Hythe parks

Contributed by editor on Oct 28, 2017 - 12:30 PM



Shepway district’s two Green Flag award-winning parks have been give the green light from a ‘secret shopper’


Tidy Hythe village gets by with just two clean ups a year

Contributed by editor on Oct 28, 2017 - 10:15 AM



By Susan Carey

Just two litterpicks a year is enough to keep Etchinghill looking spick and span.


Lorry, lorry rubbish at Hythe to Romney Marsh beach clean

Contributed by editor on Sep 22, 2017 - 08:45 AM


Last weekend volunteers were out across Shepway taking part in The Great British Beach Clean.


Greenpeace volunteers block Volkswagen cars entering the UK off Sheerness, Kent

Contributed by editor on Sep 21, 2017 - 08:15 PM


Greenpeace volunteers have blocked a cargo of Volkswagen cars entering the UK off Sheerness after boarding a ship in the Thames Estuary.


£300 fine meted out to fly-tipper caught on 'unexpected' CCTV near Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Sep 18, 2017 - 03:55 PM



A fixed penalty notice of £300 was issued when a man was caught fly-tipping in a country lane.


Top Country Parks in Kent - Vote for your favourite from Hythe to Ramsgate and across the county

Contributed by editor on Sep 08, 2017 - 06:15 AM


Visitors to Kent County Council's  award-winning country parks have the opportunity to show how much they love them in a poll being organised by Keep Britain Tidy.


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