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Give the new boy a chance....30 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 30, 2003 - 12:52 PM

Dear Editor

As a member of the Parish Council I am intrigued by the result of your poll as to who should be Chairman. Your readers don't like the current one do they ?....more


Reply to "In praise of Peter"....30 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 30, 2003 - 09:21 AM

Dear Ed

In the words of Monty Python, "Cor, that's favouritism that is." I live within spitting distance of PS and partner and there certainly hasn't been a road sweeper here, let alone someone to cut the grass verges, except me.....more


First car seized in clampdown on "boy racers"....30 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 30, 2003 - 08:50 AM

South East Kent police have seized their first car under new powers in the latest clampdown on "boy racers" whose driving habits cause a nuisance to residents living near the bus station in Folkestone town centre......more


Date set for school opening....30 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 30, 2003 - 08:08 AM

The new Churchill School will be opened on Saturday Saturday, 5th July at 2pm and year 2 pupil James Poulton will be the scissor bearer for Air Commodore Peter Brothers CBE DSO DFC who will officially open the new building....more


White Horse could cost millions if UK defies EU….29 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 29, 2003 - 03:36 PM

Farmer Richard Beaugie could soon see the Folkestone White Horse on his land on the Folkestone to Etchinghill Escarpment but it could cost millions if the European Commission is not satisfied with the UK government's response to the EU claim that it acted illegally .....more


"Unlucky" or just plain stupid....29 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 29, 2003 - 12:44 PM

A new survey found German shepherds are Britain's unluckiest breed of dog and border collies are the second most accident-prone according to an online poll of 500 owners....more


Record breaking cruise ship berths in Dover…..28 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 28, 2003 - 12:01 PM

The largest passenger-carrying cruise liner ever to berth at the Port of Dover arrived today (28 May) on its inaugural voyage......more


Broadband at Christmas hope for villagers ....28 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 28, 2003 - 12:58 AM

Story by Rope, looks like the end is in sight....more


Man rescued in fire drama....27 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 27, 2003 - 03:09 PM

A man has been rescued from a house fire in Folkestone.....more


Praise for Peter ....23 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 23, 2003 - 12:08 PM

Dear Ed,
As a pale shade of blue voter I mourned the loss of SDC’s
control by the tories after the election - BUT I could have been wrong.....more