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Hawkinge and much of Kent grinds to a halt after heaviest snowfall for a decade

Contributed by editor on Dec 02, 2010 - 03:42 PM

More snow is causing another day of disruption  in Hawkinge and the rest of Kent with road and rail links badly hit and elderly and vulnerable people needing help.


Snow go in Hawkinge - List of Kent School closures

Contributed by editor on Nov 30, 2010 - 09:07 AM

Long queues built up as motorists tried to get to work and drop off their youngsters at Hawkinge Primary and The Churchill schools this morning (30 November).


Defrosting your vehicle could make your insurance invalid warn local Police

Contributed by editor on Nov 18, 2010 - 08:25 AM

Local Police are reminding drivers that during cold weather leaving your vehicle to defrost, with the keys in the ignition, could make your insurance is invalid.


Severe gales force closure of Dover Castle

Contributed by editor on Nov 12, 2010 - 08:45 AM

Dover Castle, which overlooks the English Channel was closed to visitors (11 November) due to yesterday's storm force winds.
 


Appeal for snow plough farmers

Contributed by editor on Nov 01, 2010 - 09:17 AM

Kent Highway Services is seeking new recruits to help clear rural roads of heavy snow this winter.


4x4s helped many people out of very difficult situations in the bad weather

Contributed by editor on Feb 24, 2010 - 09:20 AM


Dear Editor
Re: KCC heads should roll over Shepway roads chaos
My boyfriend got stuck in the chaos by the tunnels then had to leave his car at the bottom of Hawkinge Hill


Kent County Council denies charges it failed to grit roads

Contributed by editor on Feb 16, 2010 - 11:17 AM


Kent County Council (KCC) has strongly denied charges that it failed to grit roads in Shepway, Dover and Thanet during the recent heavy snowfalls.


Blame where it's due - Nick Chard's head should roll

Contributed by editor on Feb 12, 2010 - 04:28 PM


Dear Editor,
Re: More impressed by Beaumont's outrage if she'd been out with shovels, brooms and salt
You are right: Lynne Beaumont is a District Councillor.