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Pints from Dover village brewery - with hops grown in window boxes - could soon be supped in House of Commons bar

Contributed by editor on Oct 25, 2018 - 06:45 AM

Charlie with chief brewer Dave Cliff (second-from-right) and the team


Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke has asked Strangers Bar in the House of Commons to host one of Ripple Steam Brewery’s beers as a guest ale.


Canterbury handbag snatcher jailed after victim in her late nineties left seriously injured

Contributed by editor on Oct 24, 2018 - 04:00 PM


CCTV released by Kent Police


A man who left his elderly victim severely injured after trying to snatch her handbag during a robbery in Canterbury has been jailed for 32 months.


Events organisers in Folkestone and Hythe warned to 'stay legal'

Contributed by editor on Oct 24, 2018 - 02:25 PM


Folkestone & Hythe District Council is urging event organisers to stay legal when advertising their fairs, festivals, sales, shows or other promotions as it continues its crackdown on fly-posting


Proposed cuts to Kent County Council budget would hit most vulnerable, claim Liberal Democrats

Contributed by editor on Oct 24, 2018 - 12:35 PM


Kent County Council's Autumn Statement shows Conservative austerity is set to continue with Council Tax set to rise by another 5%, twice the rate of inflation say Lib Dems.


Disappearance of Kent woman reported missing treated as potential murder

Contributed by editor on Oct 24, 2018 - 10:49 AM

Sarah Wellgreen  Photo: Courtesy Kent Police


Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are investigating the disappearance of 46-year-old Sarah Wellgreen from New Ash Green.


13 years behind bars for man who launched 'brutal' hammer attack on two women in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Oct 24, 2018 - 08:15 AM


A hammer attack that caused injuries to two women in Folkestone has resulted in a lengthy jail sentence.


Front line care on Romney Marsh high up on agenda at Collins meeting with Health and Social Care Minister

Contributed by editor on Oct 24, 2018 - 06:05 AM


Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 24 October 2018


Ecommerce Opportunities for UK Businesses in the Wake of Brexit

Contributed by editor on Oct 23, 2018 - 11:15 PM

 

The reality of Brexit has put a lot of local companies at a disservice, particularly if a lot of their sales came from within the EU, rather than the UK itself.



Detectives appeal to the public and 'good Samaritan' in hunt for rape suspect in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Oct 23, 2018 - 06:30 PM


Detectives investigating a report of rape in Ashford are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


Witnesses sought to 'stabbing' in Edward Road Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Oct 23, 2018 - 04:00 PM


Detectives investigating a serious assault in Folkestone are appealing for witnesses to come forward.