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Crime figures

Contributed by localrags on Oct 09, 2003 - 03:10 PM

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MONTHLY CRIME FIGURES SPELLED OUT BY WARDEN<IMG alt=Crime hspace=25 src="http://www.localrags.org/images/policebadge.jpg" align=left vspace=20 border=1>

<FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial color=black>Community Warden Ian Norman reporting to the Hawkinge Parish Council told members <FONT face=Arial color=black>there were 39 reported crimes in the village in the past month. This means o­n average there was more than o­ne crime a day committed.


PC in car investigation

Contributed by localrags on Oct 09, 2003 - 12:03 PM

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<FONT face=Arial color=black size=4>POLICE OFFICER SUSPENDED OVER CAR CLAIM

A police officer from south-east Kent is being investigated over claims that he used a campaign targeting untaxed vehicles to buy himself an old car.


Bali anniversary

Contributed by localrags on Oct 09, 2003 - 11:51 AM

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GOVERNMENT CRITICISED OVER BALI

The Densole sister of a Bali bombing victim has criticised the Government for its lack of support o­n the first anniversary of the terrorist massacre.


Windsurfers channel crossing

Contributed by localrags on Oct 09, 2003 - 02:53 AM

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WINDSURFERS IN RECORD BID
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Three watersports fanatics who hoped to become the first people to officially windsurf across the Channel have failed in their attempt.


MP name change

Contributed by localrags on Oct 08, 2003 - 09:23 AM


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A local MP is trying to change the name of his constituency.

Gwyn Prosser, the MP for Dover, wants the official title of his constituency to include the neighbouring town of Deal.


Air Show survey

Contributed by localrags on Oct 08, 2003 - 04:03 AM


<FONT face=Arial color=black size=4>SURVEY SHOWS MIXED SUPPORT FOR AIR SHOW<IMG alt=Tornado hspace=20 src="images/tornado.jpg" align=left vspace=20 border=1>

Results of a public consultation about the future of Shepway Festival and Airshow show that o­nly 27% of people who responded would like to see it held every year.


Bali service

Contributed by localrags on Oct 08, 2003 - 03:57 AM

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<FONT color=black>BALI ATTACK MEMORIAL SERVICE


<FONT color=black>The Queen will be represented by the Duke of Kent at Sunday's memorial service for victims of the Bali bombing.


Chemical contamination

Contributed by localrags on Oct 07, 2003 - 02:17 PM

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<FONT face=Arial color=black size=4>EMERGENCY SERVICES PREPARE FOR CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION<IMG alt="Chemical hazard" hspace=20 src="http://www.localrags.org/images/chemhaz.jpg" align=left vspace=20 border=1>

<FONT color=black><FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2>A huge exercise simulating a chemical incident involving the Ministry of Defence and the Kent emergency services will begin o­n Friday morning (10 October) at Shorncliffe Garrison


Wild boar on increase

Contributed by localrags on Oct 06, 2003 - 01:51 PM

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<FONT color=black><FONT face=Arial size=4>WILD BOAR DANGER INCREASING

<FONT color=black>Four hundred years ago the wild boar was hunted to extinction but it is now making a reappearance in Kent and causing problems for farmers, ramblers and motorists.


Shepway by-election

Contributed by localrags on Oct 03, 2003 - 08:15 AM

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LIBDEMS MAKE MORE GAINS IN SHEPWAY
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Shepway District Council has another Liberal Democrat councillor after two by-elections o­n Thursday (2 October).