Teenage boy arrested after three assaults on one day in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Apr 23, 2018 - 07:38 AM

Officers have arrested one boy following reports that a group of teenagers assaulted people in Canterbury.

First come first served for flower displays in Sandgate Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Apr 23, 2018 - 06:55 AM

Sponsorship of pretty flower displays in planters is being offered on a first come first served basis in Sandgate, Folkestone.

Suspicious deaths of two people in Rochester investigated by detectives

Contributed by editor on Apr 22, 2018 - 03:05 PM

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are investigating after the bodies of two people were found at a home in Rochester.

Dover MP presses Gove to ban 'wicked' live animal exports after Brexit

Contributed by editor on Apr 22, 2018 - 01:35 PM


There are many good reasons why we are leaving the European Union. And why Dover and Deal – and the nation as a whole – will be better off for it, says local MP Charlie Elphicke.

Hythe Citizen of the Year awards turns around fortunes of annual town meeting

Contributed by editor on Apr 22, 2018 - 12:05 PM

This year’s Hythe annual town meeting saw the launch of the very first Hythe Citizen of the Year Awards. Hythe Town Hall was crammed with residents, local organisations and councillors supporting the awards ceremony.

Council retains the printed page to keep residents abreast of what's happening in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Apr 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Ashford Borough Council is introducing a borough-wide residents’ magazine, called Ashford For You, on a trial basis of four issues. The first edition is being delivered directly to residents’ doors via Royal Mail from Monday 23 April.

Beekeeping brings new life and small business opportunities to former colliery site near Dover

Contributed by editor on Apr 22, 2018 - 08:45 AM

Environmentally-friendly beekeeping company will be bringing new life and innovative small business opportunities to a former colliery site  near Dover.

Kent Police arrest driver on suspicion of drink driving after passenger is seriously injured when car smashes into tree at Lamberhurst

Contributed by editor on Apr 21, 2018 - 03:55 PM

Kent Police is appealing for information after a man was seriously injured in a collision in Lamberhurst. Officers were called to the single vehicle collision, on the B2169 in Bells Yew Green, at 2.54am on Saturday 21 April.

Referendum to save Sandgate escarpment in Folkestone from development to be held in May

Contributed by editor on Apr 21, 2018 - 02:05 PM

Sandgate Parish Council is consulting residents on an opportunity to purchase woodland on Sandgate Escarpment, including two Martello Towers, to protect it from planned development. As a part of an extensive public consultation there will be a referendum of local voters held on the proposal on Wednesday May 9th from 9am-9pm in Sandgate Library.

Could you join the crew of on-call firefighters in Ashford?

Contributed by editor on Apr 21, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Being an on-call firefighter is ‘a way of life’ for Ashford resident David Blunt and now he’s encouraging others to give it a go. He said: “The idea of making a difference to my community and helping people in their times of need really appealed me. I have learnt so many useful skills, such as team work and first aid, that come in useful for other areas of my life.”