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Folkestone and Hythe District Council buys castle for nearly £3 million

Contributed by editor on Aug 23, 2019 - 10:15 AM

Westenhangar Castle  Photo: Susan Carey


Folkestone & Hythe District Council has announced  it has bought Westenhanger Castle. 



Searching for a new job in Ashford?

Contributed by editor on Aug 23, 2019 - 08:15 AM


If the end of the summer holidays means that you’re looking for a new job, The Job Club could help you.



Abusive partner who stabbed man with 9 inch bladed kitchen knife is jailed

Contributed by editor on Aug 23, 2019 - 06:15 AM


An abusive partner who stabbed a man with a kitchen knife in an unprovoked assault near Maidstone has been sentenced to prison.



How To Set Up Your Own Home Office

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2019 - 11:35 PM


The rise of remote working in recent years means that more and more people are working from home, whether this is just the occasional day or full-time.



Pair jailed for eight and a half years each over rape of young woman in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2019 - 06:30 PM


Two men have been jailed for more than eight years after raping a woman at a house in Canterbury last year.

 



Three arrested after suspected drugs found hidden in the wall of Townley Street, Ramsgate property

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2019 - 04:30 PM

Drugs discovered in Ramsgate


Three people have been arrested in connection with county line drug dealing after Class A drugs and an asp were seized by officers at a Ramsgate property.  



‘Devastated’ Kent music festival organisers forced to cancel Southbeats Festival after poor ticket sales

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2019 - 12:30 PM


The organisers of this year’s Southbeats Festival say they are ‘devastated’ that they have been forced to cancel next month’s event.  



Graffiti vandal spends time removing his tags daubed on supermarket in Wincheap Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2019 - 10:15 AM


A man who admitted vandalising a Canterbury supermarket has spent the afternoon removing graffiti tags from the building he targeted.



Green Party picks Georgina as its Folkestone & Hythe candidate for General Election

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2019 - 08:00 AM


Shepway Green Party has selected Georgina Treloar, pictured above, as its General Election candidate for Folkestone & Hythe, following a local meeting on Monday evening (19 August).



Kent Police seeking witnesses after death of woman in Tunbridge Wells treated as unexplained

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2019 - 06:15 AM

Sabrina Goacher


The death of a woman in Tunbridge Wells is being treated as unexplained and detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward.