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Burst pipes warning to people in Kent

Contributed by editor on Nov 27, 2013 - 09:15 PM

With a cold winter predicted by forecasters, customers of Affinity Water are being urged to lag pipes and insulate them to avoid damaging bursts.

Highways crews clear more than 100 trees blocking Kent roads

Contributed by editor on Oct 29, 2013 - 12:05 AM

Highways crews worked throughout the early hours of yesterday (28 October) to clear more than 100 trees that had fallen across roads in Kent and tackle flooding as storms lashed the county.

Storm shuts roads in East Kent

Contributed by editor on Oct 28, 2013 - 07:35 AM

Kent County Council have issued a list of roads in Dover, Shepway, Ashford, Canterbury and Thanet hit by last night's storm.

Hawkinge and Folkestone to be given top priority in any winter snow emergency

Contributed by editor on Sep 25, 2013 - 04:40 PM

In response to the chaotic road conditions in the Hawkinge area, partly due to a lack of gritting last winter, it has been revealed that the town's main through roads and parts of Folkestone will be getting a top priority service in any future snow emergency.

Winter preparations for county's roads whilst Kent is basking in the heat

Contributed by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 06:30 AM

The county may be sizzling in the heat, but Kent County Council is already preparing for when the mercury plummets below the zero mark.

Flooding hits Folkestone and Hawkinge after night of storms

Contributed by editor on Jul 23, 2013 - 09:44 AM

Following a night of torrential rain and thunderstorms, shop staff at two supermarkets in Hawkinge are mopping up after the deluge.

Phew! Health alert for people in Kent as scorching weather is set to continue

Contributed by editor on Jul 18, 2013 - 08:05 AM

After warnings about successive days of high temperatures in the south of England from the Meteorological Office this week, KCC is passing on advice about what people should to do in the sweltering conditions.

Hawkinge and Folkestone could be following Chicago from years past

Contributed by editor on Mar 24, 2013 - 08:00 AM

Dear Editor,

I read with interest your political stories about the recent snow and ice removal problems in Hawkinge and Folkestone.

Solutions demanded at Shepway meeting over Canterbury Road and Spitfire Way snow chaos

Contributed by editor on Mar 22, 2013 - 04:50 PM

A meeting of the Shepway Joint Transportation Board on Monday 18 March over the snow chaos suffered in the Hawkinge area has proposed salt bins for the affected roads, but the Board are demanding more answers.

Solution sought for snow shambles in Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Mar 15, 2013 - 04:30 PM

Dear Editor,

Following the snowstorm of Monday many thoughts have been put as to why Hawkinge was cut off.

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