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Green Party joining power-sharing on Folkestone and Hythe District Council

Contributed by editor on Jan 30, 2020 - 08:10 AM

 

Shepway Green Party is to enter a power-sharing arrangement that will give it a seat at the top table on Folkestone & Hythe District Council.



CCTV released after shop in Folkestone Co-op targeted for tobacco

Contributed by editor on Jan 30, 2020 - 06:30 AM

 

CCTV images of two men have been issued by officers who would like to identify them as they may be able to assist with an investigation into the theft of cigarettes from a Folkestone shop.



Car driver who jumped into back seat during police pursuit in Kent is jailed - POLICE VIDEO

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2020 - 07:25 PM

 

A dangerous driver who left the wheel of his car and jumped into the back seat during a police pursuit in Gravesend has been jailed for more than a year



Report of inappropriate comments of 'sexual nature' made by man to teenage girl in Margate

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2020 - 04:50 PM

 

Kent Police is appealing for information following a report of inappropriate behaviour by a man in Margate.



26 Kent towns and villages to benefit from full fibre technology broadband by March 2021

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2020 - 02:50 PM

KCC’s Cabinet member for Economic Development Mike Whiting with Paul Harding, Openreach’s Regional Partnership Manager, and a fibre-node, part of the new equipment being installed to provide ultrafast broadband

 

Rural areas across Kent are at the forefront of plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in the South East.



Dover and Deal MP Natalie Elphicke demands 'immediate action' on baby deaths

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2020 - 12:55 PM

 

Dover and Deal MP Natalie Elphicke has called for 'immediate action' to improve maternity services and for coroners to be given powers to investigate stillbirths – following the tragic death of baby Tallulah-Rai Edwards.



Record smashed as baby gorilla number 147 born at Aspinall Foundation’s Kent wild animal parks

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2020 - 10:45 AM

Mum and baby at Port Lympne animal reserve Photo: Leanne Smith

 

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve are welcoming the New Year with the 147th gorilla birth.



Man jailed for restraining victim outside Dover nightclub

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2020 - 08:15 AM

 

An off-duty nightclub doorman who caused his victim to lose consciousness during an assault in Dover has been jailed for 20 months.



Folkestone and Hythe MP welcomes start of seafront development with 84 new homes

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2020 - 06:15 AM

 

Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 29 January 2020.



Border Force officer arrested in Folkestone as part of National Crime Agency ecstasy supply investigation

Contributed by editor on Jan 28, 2020 - 09:15 PM

 

As part of a National Crime Agency ecstasy supply investigation, officers from the Anti-Corruption Unit have arrested a man in Folkestone.