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Report calls for 20mph speed limit on residential roads

Contributed by editor on Jan 28, 2011 - 08:50 AM

A new Health directors' report on road deaths and injuries recommends a general 20 mph speed limit, without humps and bumps, on residential roads.

'School-run' parents face £30 fine after no parking cones placed outside Churchill School

Contributed by editor on Jan 11, 2011 - 09:23 AM

Police have stepped up patrols outside The Churchill School in Haven Drive, Hawkinge after they advised the school to put traffic cones out near to the access road exit.

Councillor calls for parents to walk children to school, even in the rain, as Churchill School gets zigzag lines

Contributed by editor on Oct 27, 2010 - 09:10 AM

The traffic congestion at The Churchill School in Hawkinge, which forced it to close its gates to vehicles picking up and dropping off pupils,  is to have parking restrictions implemented on the road outside.

Illegal parking outside Churchill School carries fixed penalty fine

Contributed by editor on Oct 15, 2010 - 08:55 AM

Police are continuing to tackle the parking problems outside a Hawkinge school.


Alcohol Awareness Roadshow comes to Dover

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2010 - 09:05 AM

A special roadshow to help raise alcohol awareness is coming to Dover Market Square on Tuesday (19 October).

Park and stride gets off to a faltering start as the Churchill shuts the gate on school run parents

Contributed by editor on Sep 18, 2010 - 09:35 AM

The locking of the gates at The Churchill School has 'pushed the problem outside of the school' according to a reader commenting on the introduction of pupil safety measures following a number of near miss accidents between pedestrians and vehicles within the school grounds.

Motorists nabbed in Hawkinge speed checks

Contributed by editor on Apr 17, 2010 - 08:50 AM

Speeding vehicles is one of the main problems that  Hawkinge residents want Kent Police and the local authority to crack down on.

Councillors take up fight over cars blocking footpaths in Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Apr 08, 2010 - 03:04 PM

Following GazetteOnline's story on 23 March Anger over vehicles blocking footpaths in Hawkinge, Parish Council Chairman David Callahan has described the situation as a 'parking nightmare' in today's Folkestone Herald.

Hopes that A20 lorry overtaking ban near Dover will cut accidents

Contributed by editor on Apr 01, 2010 - 09:40 AM

Traffic chiefs are trialling a lorry overtaking ban on a two mile stretch of the A20 near Dover.

Inconsiderate parking on Hawkinge footpaths is putting pedestrians at risk

Contributed by editor on Mar 25, 2010 - 09:45 AM

Dear Editor,

Village Warden Tanya Clark is so right about the complaints of vehicles being parked on footpaths.

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