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Homeless man in Maidstone robbed and assaulted by gang in Maidstone town centre

Contributed by editor on Jun 04, 2019 - 12:05 PM

 

Detectives are urging witnesses to come forward after a homeless person was reportedly assaulted and robbed in the centre of Maidstone.



'Time' for HG Wells Short Story Competition 2019 founded by Folkestone BBC Aeronautics Correspondent

Contributed by editor on Jun 04, 2019 - 10:05 AM

 

The annual HG Wells Short Story Competition is offering a £250 Senior and £1,000 Junior prize (* see footnote) and free publication of all shortlisted entries in a quality, professionally published paperback anthology (and Kindle version).



Volunteers wanted to visit people detained by Kent Police

Contributed by editor on Jun 04, 2019 - 08:05 AM

Bronze Award winners

 

Members of the public are being invited to join Kent Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Scott’s nationally-recognised custody visiting scheme.



More than £650,000 recovered by Kent and Essex Police under Proceeds of Crime Act

Contributed by editor on Jun 04, 2019 - 06:15 AM

 

Financial investigators have recovered more than £650,000 worth of criminal funds following two successful applications under the Proceeds of Crime Act.



Kent Police issue Efit after LEGO distraction burglary in Reed Avenue, Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Jun 03, 2019 - 06:45 PM

Efit released by Kent Police

 

A computer-generated image of a man has been issued by officers investigating a distraction burglary in Canterbury.



Suspected prolific thief charged with 11 offences in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Jun 03, 2019 - 03:50 PM

 

A suspected thief is to appear in court charged with 11 offences in Canterbury.



Flash mobs cycling and parties lined up for Learning Disability Week from Folkestone to Tunbridge Wells

Contributed by editor on Jun 03, 2019 - 01:35 PM

 

A range of activities have been organised to mark Learning Disability Week, including a cycling event, a Makaton flash mob, a tea party and training sessions for relatives, carers and professionals.



Admiral of the Fleet enthralled by annual commemoration of 'The Seafarers Friend' in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Jun 03, 2019 - 11:55 AM

L-R Admiral of the Fleet The Lord Boyce, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports; Steve Shaw MNA with the Royal Navy Standard and Tom McNeice, Chair, Samuel Plimsoll Campaign group  Photo: Ray Duff

 

By Ray Duff

The ancient St Martin's Church, Cheriton, thought to be the oldest remaining church in the area, was once again the setting for the annual commemoration of the life and work of 'The Seafarers Friend' Samuel Plimsoll.



Police release CCTV images of two men in renewed appeal following Ashford robbery

Contributed by editor on Jun 03, 2019 - 09:55 AM

CCTV images released by Kent Police

 

Officers investigating a shop robbery in Willesborough have released images of two men they would like to speak to as they may be able to assist in their enquiries.



Folkestone to commemorate Normandy D-Day landings at Annual Service of Remembrance

Contributed by editor on Jun 03, 2019 - 07:50 AM

NVA Memorial and Flower Bed 6th June 2018

 

On Thursday 6 June 2019 Folkestone’s D-Day Commemorations, for all those who fought and died in the Normandy Campaign in June 1944, will be held. 


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