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Flooding problems between Dover village and Hawkinge could soon be solved

Contributed by editor on Aug 25, 2019 - 09:00 AM

Work begins at Little Everden Road between Alkham and Hawkinge  Photo: Bev Hubbard


By Bev Hubbard

Kent County Council is at last working to alleviate the regular flooding of a road in Alkham near Dover



Police warning after three reports of women and teenage girls approached by men in brown car in Thanet

Contributed by editor on Aug 24, 2019 - 04:15 PM


Residents are being reminded to consider their own personal safety as officers investigate three similar reports of women being approached in Thanet.



Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate bring cyber criminal to justice after he stole nearly £100,000 from church worker

Contributed by editor on Aug 24, 2019 - 03:00 PM


A cyber-criminal has been jailed for three years for stealing close to £100,000 from church worker.



Council says 'no' to collection of contaminated bins in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Aug 24, 2019 - 01:00 PM


Ashford Borough Council will be carrying out a contamination campaign to tackle the increase of incorrect items entering the recycling.



Iconic Sunshine Café on Margate seafront re-opens with new contemporary art exhibition

Contributed by editor on Aug 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Former Sunshine Café in Margate


Landmark on Margate seafront, the former Sunshine Café, will open its doors again for the first time since 2011.



Spectacular summer planting of more than 3,000 plants for just one Ashford floral display

Contributed by editor on Aug 24, 2019 - 08:55 AM

Aspire team members with Mayor Jenny Webb, Cllr Andrew Buchanan and Cllr Peter Feacey


From windmills to tanks, Aspire Landscape Management have been hard at work creating vibrant and exciting installations for the residents of Ashford to enjoy.



Eighteen teenagers involved in anti-social behaviour dispersed by Police in Ashford in just one day

Contributed by editor on Aug 23, 2019 - 08:08 PM


Eighteen people were dispersed in one day by Kent Police in connection with anti-social behaviour in the Ashford area.



'Stabbing' victim flown to London hospital after incident at Headcorn Station Approach near Maidstone this morning

Contributed by editor on Aug 23, 2019 - 04:30 PM


Kent Police was called at around 8.40am on Friday 23 August 2019 after a man suffered an injury consistent with a stabbing in Station Approach, Headcorn.



Vastly improved Hawkinge Town side fail to overcome local rivals New Romney

Contributed by editor on Aug 23, 2019 - 02:30 PM


Match report by Rob Lawford

New Romney 3 - 0 Hawkinge Town
21st August 2019



Police keen to track down cyclist in CCTV image after theft of bike in Mill Hill, Deal

Contributed by editor on Aug 23, 2019 - 12:30 PM


The search for a stolen bike in Deal has led officers to release the picture, shown above,  of a person they’d like to track down.