Whitstable Lifeboat Station raises nearly £1,300 from the Easter Fair

Contributed by editor on Apr 25, 2019 - 08:15 AM


There were plenty of hot cross buns and Easter eggs on offer when Whitstable lifeboat station held it’s annual Easter fair in the boat hall on Good Friday.

Boy and man charged over knife offences after two stop and searches in Maidstone

Contributed by editor on Apr 25, 2019 - 06:15 AM


Two people from the Maidstone area have been charged following the latest arrests linked to a clampdown on knife crime across the county.

Kent Police volunteers in Maidstone seize cocaine and cannabis and arrest two men

Contributed by editor on Apr 24, 2019 - 06:15 PM


Volunteer police officers in Maidstone have seized supplies of cocaine and cannabis and arrested two men.

Organisation representing landowners, farmers and rural firms slams new KCC fees for disposing of soil, rubble and plasterboard at Kent recycling tips

Contributed by editor on Apr 24, 2019 - 03:25 PM


Following charges being brought in by Kent County Council of £6 per plasterboard bag and £4 per bag of soil, rubble and hardcore from 3 June, Robin Edwards, Regional Director, CLA South East which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses, has written to The Hawkinge Gazette.

Sign up for FREE East Kent Councils' Self Build and community led housing conference in Dover

Contributed by editor on Apr 24, 2019 - 12:50 PM


With community led housing playing a key role in delivering a range of housing solutions for the future, east Kent local authorities are working together to hold a Community Led Housing and Self-build Conference at The Ark in Dover on 18 June.

Shepway Green Party hoping to add Folkestone and Hythe District to Town and County tally of councillors

Contributed by editor on Apr 24, 2019 - 10:35 AM


Shepway Green Party is hoping to win its first seats on Folkestone & Hythe District Council (FHDC) in next week’s local elections, building on its success in gaining a presence on Hythe Town Council and Kent County Council.

Bell rings out for Dover to commemorate Zeebrugge Raid of 1918

Contributed by editor on Apr 24, 2019 - 08:05 AM

Zeebrugge Raid commemoration 2019 in St James' Cemetery


Dover has commemorated the Zeebrugge Raid in Belgium, which took place on St George's Day 1918, with a parade, wreath laying at the Zeebrugge Memorial in the St James' Cemetery and the ringing of the Zeebrugge Bell on the balcony of Dover Town Hall.

Folkestone and Hythe MP believes UK voting in European Elections can still be avoided

Contributed by editor on Apr 24, 2019 - 06:05 AM

Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 24 April 2019

DNA blood match lands man from Margate in jail after burglary in Kingsdown

Contributed by editor on Apr 23, 2019 - 06:25 PM


A burglar who left a blood stain at a property in Kingsdown after he smashed his way through a bedroom window has been jailed for 27 months.

CCTV issued by officers investigating serious street assault on young woman in Maidstone

Contributed by editor on Apr 23, 2019 - 04:48 PM

CCTV images Kent Police


Detectives investigating a serious assault in Maidstone have issued CCTV images, shown above, of a man who may have important information about the incident.

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