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Sir John Moore's last battle remembered at Sandgate, Folkestone ceremony

Contributed by editor on Jan 20, 2020 - 02:50 PM

Cllr Tim Prater and Bugler at the Memorial

 

Story and photos by Shorncliffe Trust

On Saturday, 18th January at Sir John Moore’s memorial on Sandgate Esplanade, the Shorncliffe Trust marked the 211th Anniversary of his death at the Battle of Corunna in 1809. 



40-year-old man charged with murder of woman in Gillingham

Contributed by editor on Jan 20, 2020 - 12:50 PM

 

Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Gillingham have charged a man with murder. 



Temporary bridge installed across Faversham Creek

Contributed by editor on Jan 20, 2020 - 10:55 AM

The temporary bridge across Faversham Creek  Photo: Kent County Council

 

A temporary pedestrian and vehicle bridge was installed on January with the final stabilisation work planned for this week.  



Another man jailed after knife threats outside Maidstone bar

Contributed by editor on Jan 20, 2020 - 08:05 AM

 

Another man has been jailed after knife threats against door staff outside a Maidstone bar.  



Forecast triggers severe weather alert for Kent

Contributed by editor on Jan 19, 2020 - 03:35 PM

 

Severe weather forecast for the South East could cause major health risks and Kent County Council is reminding residents of simple steps to help vulnerable friends, families and neighbours. 



Victim sitting on park bench robbed and punched by gang of three in Ramsgate

Contributed by editor on Jan 19, 2020 - 03:15 PM

 

Detectives are investigating a robbery in Ramsgate on Friday 17 January, 2020 and are appealing for witnesses.



Margate cocaine dealer who tried to drive away from police in Thanet is jailed

Contributed by editor on Jan 19, 2020 - 01:10 PM

 

A cocaine dealer who tried to drive away from police officers in Thanet has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.



Lucky escape for residents as bedroom mirror sparks blaze in Kingsdown Park Whitstable home

Contributed by editor on Jan 19, 2020 - 11:10 AM

 

Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire in Kingsdown Park, Whitstable shortly after 1.00pm on Saturday 18 January.



Don't be a victim after spate of thefts from vans parked in Dover and across East Kent

Contributed by editor on Jan 19, 2020 - 09:00 AM

 

Van owners in east Kent are being urged to take measures to protect their vehicles following reports of thefts in the district.



Folkestone shoplifter jailed for a year for series of thefts

Contributed by editor on Jan 18, 2020 - 03:30 PM

 

A shoplifter who stole more than £1,200 worth of goods from stores in Folkestone has been jailed.


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