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Top priority for snow clearance in Kent given to main routes through Hawkinge and Dover Hill in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 04:55 PM

At a meeting of councillors from Shepway District Council and Kent County Council on 2 December being briefed on local highways issues, it was revealed that Hawkinge is now in the highest category in the county for snow clearance.

Water company plugging caution over burst pipes in Kent

Contributed by editor on Nov 28, 2013 - 11:31 AM

Affinity Water is urging customers to make an early check on pipes and insulate them to avoid damaging bursts over the winter.

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.

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