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4 dead as massive snow storm and blizzards hit popular Folkestone visitor's home town in America

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2013 - 04:23 PM

A 'Letter from America' from the US veteran channel swimmer and summer visitor to Folkestone, Peter Jurzynski,  in the centre of the great snowstorm and blizzards battering his home town today.



Folkestone American visitor prepares for another storm

Contributed by editor on Feb 08, 2013 - 06:50 AM

A 'Letter from America' from the US veteran channel swimmer and long time summer visitor to Folkestone, Peter Jurzynski.



Top of the hill Folkestone area schools stay open despite snowfall

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2013 - 12:48 PM

With more than 200 schools closed across Kent due to the snow and ice, both Hawkinge schools, perched on the top of the North Downs are open.



Gritters keep the traffic flowing on key routes in Kent

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2013 - 09:10 AM

The cold snap has brought out Kent’s 60-strong fleet of gritting lorries, fitted with snow ploughs,  patrolling the roads across the county.



Rural communities plus an Army of Kent farmers primed to tackle freezing roads

Contributed by editor on Dec 18, 2012 - 08:45 AM

Rural communities across Kent have been primed to tackle freezing roads and pavements after winter service crews delivered 203 one-tonne bags filled with a salt-sand mix to parishes across the county.



Kent households urged not to get caught out in freezing weather

Contributed by editor on Nov 28, 2012 - 07:00 AM

Don't let plummeting temperatures catch you out  is the message from a local water company.



Race to beat the icy weather on Kent roads

Contributed by editor on Oct 27, 2012 - 07:35 AM

With wintry showers predicted for parts of the county on Saturday, Kent’s highway teams have been out in force filling more than 2,000 salt bins across the county to help local communities beat freezing road conditions this winter.



Salting lorries and farmers in Kent on snow and ice standby

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2012 - 08:45 AM

With the topsy turvy weather suffered throughout 2012, Kent's 60-strong fleet of gritting lorries are now ready to roll in to action when icy conditions threaten the county's roads.