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Dover and Deal MP explains how traffic and trade can flow freely after Brexit

Contributed by editor on Jun 11, 2018 - 03:40 PM


By Charlie Elphicke MP for Dover & Deal
Up to 10,000 trucks pass through the Port of Dover every day. Line them all up and you get 180 kilometres of lorries. Enough to queue all the way up the M20 and round the M25.


10,000 revellers descend on Gay Pride Festival in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Jun 11, 2018 - 02:00 PM


By Ray Duff

Canterbury City centre was once again flooded with lights, rainbows and much celebrating as the third Canterbury gay Pride attracted well over ten thousand revellers throughout the day.

 


Newington near Folkestone serves up novelty Pig Racing at village fete - PHOTOS

Contributed by editor on Jun 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM

John Hall aims at a coconut  Photo: Susan Carey

By Susan Carey

Newington fete is a deservedly popular village fete offering all the traditional games and stalls and a few innovations such as the racing toy pigs.

 


High-flying business in Ashford set to take on more staff

Contributed by editor on Jun 11, 2018 - 10:25 AM

 

A new Ashford business that has had an outstanding first year and already employs more than 60 local people is planning to recruit more staff as it approaches its first birthday celebrations.


Man treated in hospital after sustaining head injury in reported assault in Margate

Contributed by editor on Jun 11, 2018 - 08:45 AM

 

Officers investigating a report of an assault in Margate town centre are appealing for witnesses.


Flying The Flag in Dover District For Armed Forces Day 2018

Contributed by editor on Jun 11, 2018 - 07:05 AM

 

To mark the start of Armed Forces Week, flag raising ceremonies are being organised around the country to raise the Armed Forces Day flag on Monday 25 June – including a ceremony at Deal Town Hall at 10.15am.


Motorcyclist dies in collision on Tonbridge Road Wateringbury near Maidstone last night

Contributed by editor on Jun 10, 2018 - 03:45 PM


Officers investigating a fatal collision near Maidstone are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


Teenager charged with burglary in Nash Road Margate

Contributed by editor on Jun 10, 2018 - 02:30 PM

 

A 19-year-old man is to appear at Canterbury Crown Court charged with burglary in Margate.


Determination pays off for Railway Pioneer supporters with Blue Plaque installed at Tonbridge Station

Contributed by editor on Jun 10, 2018 - 12:30 PM

 

A Railway Pioneer who built many lines in Kent and across England and Wales is to be remembered in the county with a Blue Plaque, pictured above, installed at Tonbridge Station.


Dachshund puppy stolen in burglary in Alkham near Dover

Contributed by editor on Jun 10, 2018 - 10:15 AM

 

Kent Police is appealing to members of the public to help locate a Dachshund puppy reported to have been stolen during a burglary near Dover.

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