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After 69 migrants cross channel in small boats over Christmas Dover MP calls for all found to be sent back to France

Contributed by editor on Dec 27, 2019 - 10:45 AM

Refugees

 

Commenting on reports of migrant crossings today, 26th December 2019, Natalie Elphicke, the new Conservative MP for Dover and Deal said: “The people traffickers operate their illegal trade everyday of the year, including over the entire festive period from Christmas Day to New Year.




Maidstone prison inmate lands further jail sentence after assault on three prison officers during supervised visit

Contributed by editor on Dec 27, 2019 - 09:00 AM

Maidstone Prison

 

An inmate at Maidstone prison has been given a further jail term after he assaulted three prison officers during a supervised visit while serving a prison sentence on 5 January 2019.




16-year-old boy arrested in Ashford after man found unconscious in High Street

Contributed by editor on Dec 26, 2019 - 03:00 PM

 

16-year-old boy arrested in Ashford after man was found unconscious in the town's High Street




East Kent Housing Chief quits after councils' consultation on taking housing services back in house

Contributed by editor on Dec 26, 2019 - 01:05 PM

 

In light of the four East Kent District Councils' consultation with their tenants and leaseholders on taking housing services back in house as well as the recent changes to the board, East Kent Housing’s Chief Executive Deborah Upton has considered her position and decided now is the right time to step aside.



Dover man charged with Griffin Street, Deal burglary and possession of cannabis held in custody

Contributed by editor on Dec 26, 2019 - 11:00 AM

 

A 28-year-old man from Dover was charged on Sunday 22 December 2019 with the burglary of a property in Griffin Street on 9 December in which alcohol was stolen.



Reported Christmas crossings of migrants to UK prompts Dover and Deal MP to call for all found in the Channel to be sent back

Contributed by editor on Dec 26, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Refugees

 

Commenting on reports of migrant crossings today, 26th December 2019, Mrs Natalie Elphicke MP for Dover and Deal said:

“The people traffickers operate their illegal trade everyday of the year, including over the entire festive period from Christmas Day to New Year.




Burglar jailed after crashing stolen car in Police pursuit across Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Dec 26, 2019 - 09:00 AM

Canterbury Crown Court

 

A burglar who crashed a stolen car following a pursuit across Canterbury has been jailed for more than one and a half years.




'I do not hold out any fears for the future' states Folkestone and Hythe District councillor

Contributed by editor on Dec 25, 2019 - 03:00 PM

By Cllr David Godfrey – Cabinet Member for Housing, Transport and Special Projects

 
Welcome to a column from your Folkestone and Hythe District and Hawkinge Town Councillor David Godfrey.




Vision for decade of more children's play areas in Folkestone and Hythe

Contributed by editor on Dec 25, 2019 - 12:30 PM

 

Creating exciting and challenging play areas, accessible to young people of all ages and abilities, is the vision of a new 10-year strategy for the Folkestone and Hythe district.



Festive spirit from East Kent Housing staff at Christmas with support for local food banks

Contributed by editor on Dec 25, 2019 - 10:00 AM

 

Staff at East Kent Housing offices have helped to brighten Christmas for others by donating to local food banks.