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Late night bar in Folkestone has licence suspended after scores of complaints over noise and disturbance

Contributed by editor on Mar 22, 2018 - 03:50 PM


A late night bar in Folkestone has had its licence suspended for three months following scores of complaints about noise and disturbance.

Dover flies a flag for The Commonwealth

Contributed by editor on Mar 11, 2018 - 09:00 AM


Flags are set to be raised in locations across the UK and around the Commonwealth on Monday 12 March to mark Commonwealth Day – including an event at the Dover District Council offices in Whitfield from 9.50am.

Taking apprenticeships to another level in Dover

Contributed by editor on Mar 10, 2018 - 01:30 PM


As part of a wide range of initiatives to promote skills and training opportunities, Dover District Council is to launch its first higher level apprenticeships to mark National Apprenticeship Week.

Canterbury council staff don't deserve being attacked and abused while working says Chief Executive

Contributed by editor on Mar 09, 2018 - 08:15 AM


Canterbury City Council Chief Executive Colin Carmichael said: “Council staff wake up in the mornings determined to help people and do not deserve to be attacked or verbally abused for simply doing their job."

Dover keeps district's council tax the lowest in East Kent

Contributed by editor on Mar 08, 2018 - 06:15 PM


Dover District Council has confirmed that the district council part of the Council Tax bill for 2018/19 for a Band D property will be £182.34, an increase of £4.95 per year, or 2.79%.

Shepway Council Tax squeezed in below rate of inflation

Contributed by editor on Mar 05, 2018 - 04:15 PM


Shepway District Council Tax has kept this year’s Council Tax increase under both rates of inflation, meaning that the cost of the council’s services for an average Band D home in Shepway will rise by just 14p a week.

UKIP lose control of Thanet Council after Manston row

Contributed by editor on Mar 04, 2018 - 03:30 PM


UKIP has lost control of Thanet District Council, the only local authority controlled by the party, after a new Conservative leader was voted in on 28 February.

Dover council teams up with Citizens Advice and Age Concern to help people in Deal and Sandwich

Contributed by editor on Mar 03, 2018 - 10:15 AM


Residents will be able to access council services in person from 1 April 2018 thanks to an innovative partnership between Dover District Council and the Citizens Advice Bureau in Deal.

Shock as Folkestone and Hythe council boss quits after Shepway councillors meet to agree redundancy

Contributed by editor on Mar 01, 2018 - 01:35 PM


Alistair Stewart is stepping down as Chief Executive of Shepway District Council after more than 13 years.

Severe weather sees rubbish collections suspended in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Mar 01, 2018 - 12:50 PM


Due to safety concerns and impacts on traffic Ashford Borough Council is not operating its refuse collection services for a second day (Thursday 1 March).

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