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Police advise people not to travel in Kent after heavy snow closes roads and railways

Contributed by editor on Feb 05, 2012 - 10:05 AM

After heavy snowfall overnight across the county, Kent Police is advising motorists not to travel today unless their journey is absolutely essential (Sunday 5 February).


Folkestone, Dover and Hawkinge braced for heavy snow

Contributed by editor on Feb 04, 2012 - 11:45 AM

Forecasters are predicting up to 10cm of snow tonight in south-east England as rain from the Atlantic will come up against the cold air and turn to snow as it moves further east.


Severe storm damages Hawkinge Community Centre - Photos

Contributed by editor on Jan 04, 2012 - 06:25 AM

Yesterday's stormy weather took its toll on the Hawkinge Community Centre.


Rescue teams scrambled to yacht off East Kent as county is hit by storm force winds - Updated

Contributed by editor on Jan 03, 2012 - 11:51 AM

Forecasters have issued severe weather warnings across many regions of the UK with powerful gusts of wind causing travel disruption.


Farmers and Kent's gritters prepared to roll into action when bad weather strikes

Contributed by editor on Oct 20, 2011 - 10:40 AM

Kent’s winter service fleet is now on standby to begin salting if icy conditions threaten the county’s roads.


No record temperature for Folkestone - but you wouldn't have thought it (Photo)

Contributed by editor on Oct 02, 2011 - 09:56 AM

Whilst the north of Kent saw some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded, the comparatively cooler South Coast beaches in the county were also packed with sun seekers yesterday (1 October)


Folkestone racecourse abandons race to save water

Contributed by editor on May 20, 2011 - 08:55 AM

The recent dry spell has hit next Thursday's card at Folkestone which will be missing a two mile handicap in a bid to conserve water.


KCC Highways boss puts councillors and MPs in the picture over low salt supplies (Poster)

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2010 - 09:10 AM

In a message to Councillors and MPs, KCC Cabinet Member for Environment, Highways and Waste, Nick Chard has admitted that this winter has been one of the most severe on record and this has resulted in demand outstripping supply for salt across the country.