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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.


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.