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Crooks in Kent fleecing residents with deceitful drains scam

Contributed by editor on Oct 23, 2018 - 02:00 PM


Kent Trading Standards is warning of criminals phoning residents claiming there is an issue with the drains outside their property and saying the drainage company will fix it for free.


Rare foal finds her feet at animal reserve near Hythe

Contributed by editor on Oct 23, 2018 - 11:44 AM

Przewalski foal with mother Photo: Aspinal Foundation


Keepers at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, are celebrating the arrival of an endangered Przewalski foal, born to parents, Naim and Tergaan.


Out of this World festival touches down in Thanet

Contributed by editor on Oct 23, 2018 - 08:05 AM


Looping the Loop celebrates its 11th festival of adventures in performance across Thanet this November with its most far out line up ever! 


Striving for better understanding between faiths in Kent

Contributed by editor on Oct 23, 2018 - 06:15 AM


Places of worship across the county will be opening their doors and welcoming new visitors as part of Inter Faith Week next month.


Kent Police increasingly concerned over woman missing for almost two weeks

Contributed by editor on Oct 22, 2018 - 05:30 PM

Sarah Wellgreen  Photo released by Kent police


Kent Police is continuing to appeal for information to help find a 46-year-old woman who has been reported missing from New Ash Green.


Drivers beware! Spike in reports of thefts from cars in Herne Bay

Contributed by editor on Oct 22, 2018 - 02:40 PM


Kent Police officers are reminding motorists to keep their valuables secure following a number of reported thefts from vehicles in the Herne Bay area.


Kent to receive biggest boost of more than £6m social care winter funding

Contributed by editor on Oct 22, 2018 - 12:15 PM


Kent is to receive more than £6 million in social care funding this winter – a bigger boost than any other local authority in the UK.



Man held by police following knife incident in Marine Terrace Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Oct 22, 2018 - 09:55 AM


A man has been charged after officers were called to a property in Marine Terrace, Folkestone on Saturday, 20 October 2018.



Pressure pays off as Government commits to running vital Thameslink trains from Maidstone to Central London

Contributed by editor on Oct 22, 2018 - 07:55 AM


The Government has promised that Thameslink trains will be running from Maidstone via West Malling to Central London from December 2019, following sustained pressure from Maidstone Liberal Democrats.


Discovering, Exploring, Conserving and Sharing - John Muir Awards Success Celebrated in Dover

Contributed by editor on Oct 21, 2018 - 03:10 PM

 

Eleven young people have been congratulated for their success in the John Muir Awards scheme, following a four day environmental course, facilitated by Dover District Council and Skill Horizons.