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Gold coins stolen after Ramsgate home is burgled TWICE in a week

Contributed by editor on Jul 31, 2018 - 10:15 AM

 

Detectives investigating two burglaries at a property in Ramsgate are appealing for information to help recover high-value gold coins.



Kent warning over Costa Coffee scam

Contributed by editor on Jul 31, 2018 - 07:50 AM

 

A fake Costa Coffee voucher scam is catching people out on Whatsapp and allowing criminals to steal personal data warns Neighbourhood Watch in Kent.



'4x4' driver leaves scene after cyclist injured in collision near Birchington in Thanet

Contributed by editor on Jul 31, 2018 - 06:05 AM

 

Kent Police officers investigating a collision near Birchington, involving a cyclist and a vehicle believed to be a 4x4, are appealing for witnesses.



Traffic diversions in place as Church Street Cheriton Folkestone is closed for four days

Contributed by editor on Jul 30, 2018 - 03:15 PM

 

By Ray Duff

Notices have been posted to divert all traffic from Church Street in Cheriton for four days from today 30 July until Thursday 02 August from 0600 and 1900hrs daily due to roadworks and installation of parking bays.



Coach passenger attempted to bring cocaine hidden in squash bottles into UK through Dover

Contributed by editor on Jul 30, 2018 - 01:50 PM

 

A Dutch woman who attempted to bring cocaine worth almost £150,000 into the UK, hidden in bottles of orange juice syrup, has been jailed after an investigation by the National Crime Agency.



KCC backs Maidstone commuters over threat to high-speed trains

Contributed by editor on Jul 30, 2018 - 12:00 PM

 

Kent County Council has put its weight behind a campaign by Maidstone commuters who are mounting a last-ditch attempt to save high-speed train services to London.



One man dead and another seriously injured after horrific crash at Aylesham Dover

Contributed by editor on Jul 30, 2018 - 10:00 AM

 

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for any witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Aylesham during the early hours of Sunday 29 July.



Dover and Deal MP delighted over decision to launch 'grammar' stream at Deal Goodwin Academy

Contributed by editor on Jul 30, 2018 - 08:30 AM

 

A grammar stream will be introduced at Goodwin Academy, the school’s principal has confirmed.



White Cliffs Countryside Partnership outdoor events in East Kent for August 2018

Contributed by editor on Jul 29, 2018 - 03:30 PM



Enjoy the Kent countryside before the Autumn is upon us.




Kent heritage railway fans should consider a visit the pretty Vale of Rheidol Railway

Contributed by editor on Jul 29, 2018 - 02:15 PM

 Photo: Robert Bernard

By Dana Wiffen
This week in my series of less well known heritage railways across the country, I am staying in Wales and travelling the Vale of Rheidol Railway near Aberystwyth.