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Undercover village policing pays big dividends....2 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 02, 2003 - 02:13 PM

UNDERCOVER VILLAGE POLICING PAYS BIG DIVIDENDS

Speaking at a packed public meeting to discuss crime and disorder Supt Paul Brandon assured residents that he took their concerns about anti-social behaviour , drink and drug related crimes and other issues extremely seriously.…..more


Dover-Boulogne fast ferry service delayed....2 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 02, 2003 - 12:30 PM

DOVER-BOULOGNE FAST FERRY SERVICE DELAYED

The Launch date for the Dover-Boulogne fast ferry service operated by SpeedFerries Limited has been delayed and may not begin until 9 months from now. …..more


Folkestone School for Girls awarded specialist status.....2 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 02, 2003 - 12:12 PM

FOLKESTONE SCHOOL FOR GIRLS AWARDED SPECIALIST STATUS

Twelve Kent secondary schools, including Folkestone School for Girls have been awarded the prestigious specialist school status....more


Council cash for Elvington Community Centre…. 2 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 02, 2003 - 11:55 AM

COUNCIL CASH BOOST FOR ELVINGTON COMMUNITY CENTRE

An ambitious project to provide a major extension of community facilities in Elvington has been given a cash boost and a helping hand by Dover District Council, as part of its ongoing commitment to promote regeneration across the area....more


Re: Re: Dog owners must watch their step….....1 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 01, 2003 - 12:49 PM

RE: RE: DOG OWNERS MUST WATCH THEIR STEP

Dear Ed

Amen to that! I'm fed up wandering around the village with a bag of s**t in my pocket looking for somewhere to dispose of it…..more


Re: Dog owners must watch their step…. 1 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 01, 2003 - 12:43 PM

RE: DOG OWNERS MUST WATCH THEIR STEP

Dear Ed,

In honour of National Poop Scoop Week I have followed Shepway Council's advice and deposited a week's worth of poop, suitably bagged of course, in a litter bin in Hawkinge..…..more


Fun poll boots out new Parish Council Chairman....1 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 01, 2003 - 08:11 AM

FUN POLL BOOTS OUT NEW PARISH COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

Our recent poll which asked readers "who they thought would make the best Parish Council Chairman" turned up some interesting results and comments, with the previous Chairman coming top and the new Chairman bottom with nil point.....more


Beaten at their own game.... 1 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 01, 2003 - 07:36 AM

BEATEN AT THEIR OWN GAME

Local sportsmen, women and children beat the French at their own game when they travelled across the channel on Sunday (22 June) for the annual Shepway-Boulogne Sports Day.…..more


Glastonbury Festival crime halved....30 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 30, 2003 - 09:22 AM

GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL CRIME HALVED

After the “best ever� Glastonbury Festival, Police have revealed that crime was down by a half….more


Dog owners must watch their step….30 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 30, 2003 - 08:39 AM

DOG OWNERS MUST WATCH THEIR STEP

Bag it, tie it, bin it. That’s the message going out to dog owners across the district as Shepway District Council backs a national poop scoop campaign…..more