How to combat scourge of anti-social behaviour and aggressive begging across Folkestone and Hythe?

Contributed by editor on Nov 23, 2018 - 04:00 PM


A public consultation is set to open next week (Monday 26 November) on proposals to help combat anti-social behaviour and nuisance across the district.

Inspirational former Ashford Mayor's incredible £55,000 boost for two local charities

Contributed by editor on Nov 23, 2018 - 01:55 PM

Photo: Ashford Borough Council


Councillor Winston Michael’s finale to his year as Mayor of Ashford from May 2017- May 2018 concluded with a cheque presentation ceremony to his two chosen charities - Uprising Youth and Community and The Wyvern School Foundation pictured above.

Former Canterbury fraudster with multiple identities jailed over £3.8m scam

Contributed by editor on Nov 23, 2018 - 12:00 PM


A fraudster who fled abroad after committing a £3.8 million VAT scam has been jailed after spending more than a decade on the run.

Warning of traffic delays in Dover next week as A20 ferry port route is resurfaced

Contributed by editor on Nov 23, 2018 - 10:15 AM


As part of the ongoing A20 Junction Improvement project which was completed in early 2017, resurfacing works are due to begin next week 26 November.

Home is where the art is in Ashford

Contributed by editor on Nov 23, 2018 - 08:35 AM


An art exhibition, which is the result of an ambitious project in Ashford, will go on show this weekend.

Kent Police seize vehicles in countywide crackdown on lawbreakers

Contributed by editor on Nov 23, 2018 - 06:25 AM


Kent Police officers seized over 20 vehicles following a national week of action to target those driving uninsured.

Gang flees empty handed after Ashford attempted armed robbery victim fights back

Contributed by editor on Nov 22, 2018 - 06:15 PM


Police are appealing for information following a report of an attempted robbery at around 6.15pm on Monday, 19 November 2018 at the junction between Adams Drive and Hunter Avenue, Ashford.

Enough is enough as Dover takes tough line on hard core of persistent street drinkers

Contributed by editor on Nov 22, 2018 - 04:00 PM


Officers from Kent Police and Dover District Council, including the Community Policing Team and Police Community Support Officers have stepped up patrols in Pencester Gardens in Dover to clamp down on the harm of anti-social behaviour caused by street drinking.

Folkestone tree planting programme gives parks and green spaces a new lease of life

Contributed by editor on Nov 22, 2018 - 02:00 PM


Parks and green spaces getting a new lease of life with Folkestone & Hythe Council planting one hundred trees across the district.

Folkestone, Sandgate and Hythe scoop top beach awards

Contributed by editor on Nov 22, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Sunny Sands beach in Folkestone


2018 saw three beaches managed by Folkestone & Hythe District Council given an 'excellent' accolade but others on Romney Marsh only received a 'good' rating.

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