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Kent and Canterbury Hospital to cut A&E department....14 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 14, 2003 - 01:04 PM

KENT AND CANTERBURY HOSPITAL TO CUT A & E DEPARTMENT

The review of health services in Kent has recommended the closure of full accident and emergency services from Canterbury.…..more


Channel tunnel train breaks rail speed record....14 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 14, 2003 - 12:47 PM

CHANNEL TUNNEL TRAIN BREAKS RAIL SPEED RECORD

A Eurostar train reached a speed of almost 170 miles an hour to set a new British rail speed record last week on a test run on the new Channel Tunnel Rail Link…..more


Internet scam warning....14 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 14, 2003 - 12:34 PM

INTERNET SCAM WARNING ….VILLAGE WARDEN NEWS

Kent County Council Trading Standards is warning customers of ebay - the biggest e-commerce website in Britain - to be on their guard after a number of consumers have been targeted with a sophisticated new email fraud designed to trick users into disclosing their bank details.…..more


Shot man was Shepway councillor (updated)....14 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 12, 2003 - 04:32 AM

SHOT MAN WAS SHEPWAY COUNCILLOR (UPDATED)

The 78-year-old father who was shot dead after an incident in Romney Marsh on Thursday had been a local Conservative councillor for 18 years.…..more


Gazette google giggles…11 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 11, 2003 - 12:22 PM

GAZETTE GOOGLE GIGGLES

from Gazette reader Sean Keeley

Go to the Google search page and type in 'Weapons of mass destruction' and then hit the I'm Feeling Lucky button, then follow the red links….more


Dover says yes to Asda superstore…11 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 11, 2003 - 07:15 AM

DOVER SAYS YES TO ASDA SUPERSTORE

Dover District Council and their development partners have announced that Asda has been selected as the preferred foodstore operator for the important redevelopment of the St James’ Area in Dover Town Centre.….more


Father and son in Romney Marsh shooting....11 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 11, 2003 - 06:58 AM

FATHER AND SON IN ROMNEY MARSH SHOOTING

A man has been killed and another seriously injured in a double shooting incident on Romney Marsh…..more


Martello Towers art by motorbike and sidecar…10 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 10, 2003 - 03:34 PM

MARTELLO TOWERS ART BY MOTORBIKE AND SIDECAR

Folkestone’s Martello Tower No 3, sitting high on the town’s East Cliff, will be hosting its first exhibition during July and August – all about Martello towers….more


Orange slime shuts Shepway beaches ….10 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 10, 2003 - 01:16 PM

ORANGE SLIME SHUTS SHEPWAY BEACHES

Sunbathers were told to keep away from the water on a stretch of beach from Hythe to the Warren in Folkestone after Coastguards reported seeing a large pink and orange slick of a viscous substance coming ashore…..more


Fence must be removed…10 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 10, 2003 - 12:42 PM

FENCE MUST BE REMOVED

Parish Councillors last night said that the barbed wire fence blocking Barnhurst Lane must be removed..…..more