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Dover mum backs scheme to help new businesses in town

Contributed by editor on Jul 29, 2018 - 09:15 AM

MP Charlie Elphicke discusses plans for the town centre with Dover District Council leader Keith Morris and Dovorian Rachel Devlin outside the former Co-op store

 

A Dover mum says a scheme to help new businesses get started before setting up shop in the high street is “what the town needs”.



Dover Western Docks finally granted permission to extract shingle from 'War Graves' on Goodwin Sands off Deal

Contributed by editor on Jul 28, 2018 - 04:15 PM

 

The Port of Dover will be able to extract aggregate from the Goodwin Sands after the Marine Management Organisation (MMO)  issued the marine licence necessary for it to obtain the reclamation material that it needs to complete the final reclamation stage for the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development.



Former channel swimmer blames polluted sea water in Folkestone for infection

Contributed by editor on Jul 28, 2018 - 02:58 PM

 

Former American channel swimmer Peter Jurzynski has blamed 'polluted' sea water for an infection he picked up a fortnight ago after swimming in the English channel off Folkestone.



Driver who made U-turn on M20 near Folkestone is jailed

Contributed by editor on Jul 28, 2018 - 10:45 AM

 

A motorist who was caught doing a dangerous U-turn on the M20 near Folkestone has been jailed and disqualified from driving. (see video above)



Severe delays on A20 to Dover as holiday traffic builds up

Contributed by editor on Jul 28, 2018 - 09:17 AM

 

Motorists using the A20, today 28 July, to Dover are suffering long delays report Highways England.



Will Princes Parade mass protest outside Folkestone and Hythe Council chamber go ahead after council postpones meeting

Contributed by editor on Jul 28, 2018 - 08:35 AM

 

Following news that 'Save Princes Parade' demonstrators were planning to stage a peaceful protest before Folkestone and Hythe District Council’s planning committee decides its own application for 150 houses and a leisure at Princes Parade on Tuesday 31 July centre, the council has postponed the meeting.



Ashford shortlisted for Syrian refugee housing and social and sheltered housing awards

Contributed by editor on Jul 27, 2018 - 04:25 PM

 

Ashford Borough Council has been shortlisted for five housing awards including one for Syrian refugees.



Man charged with GBH and possession of an axe after assault in Herne Bay

Contributed by editor on Jul 27, 2018 - 12:30 PM

 

Kent Police detectives investigating an assault in Herne Bay have charged a man.



Open day fun at Folkestone fire station

Contributed by editor on Jul 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM

 

Join in the fun at Folkestone fire station's free family safety open day on Saturday 28 July 2018.


Yacht sinks and four other boats damaged at Ramsgate Marina blaze last night

Contributed by editor on Jul 27, 2018 - 09:40 AM

 

Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving two pleasure yachts in the east side of the inner marina in Ramsgate just after 1.00am this morning, 27 July.