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Big toys for big boys this father's day at Eurotunnel….12 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 12, 2003 - 01:06 PM

BIG TOYS FOR BIG BOYS THIS FATHER'S DAY AT EUROTUNNEL

Stuck for ideas for Father's day this Sunday? Treat him to a day out in France with Eurotunnel, and he can get up close and personal with a £190,000 Le Mans Ford Lola racing car, on display at Eurotunnel's Folkestone terminal from 10 to 16 June......more


Charity climbers aim for the record books....12 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 12, 2003 - 12:16 PM

CHARITY CLIMBERS AIM FOR THE RECORD BOOKS

Fundraisers from Southern Water including Hawkinge couple Adrian Smith and Jennifer Preston are scaling new heights to make money for WaterAid.....more


Vandals wreck village hall…11 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 11, 2003 - 02:40 PM

VANDALS WRECK VILLAGE HALL

Hawkinge parish councillors were forced to hold their monthly meeting in the Spitfire Leisuredrome on Wednesday evening after vandals wrecked the village hall.....more


Nursery almost completed but unable to open....10 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 10, 2003 - 02:17 PM

NURSERY COMPLETED BUT UNABLE TO OPEN

“The problems with the utilities at Hawkinge still haven't been resolved� says Nicola Pattrick from the Kid Ease Nursery in Haven Drive....more


The Gazette letter from Japan ….10 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 10, 2003 - 01:41 PM

YOUR SAY

Dear Editor,

Happy to report that Tokyo is extremely well but somewhat shorter than I originally thought....more


Airport alert....10 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 10, 2003 - 12:47 PM

COFFEETIME

At Heathrow Airport today a man, later discovered to be a public school teacher, was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a compass, a protractor, and a graphical calculator.

Authorities believe he is a member of the notorious Al-Gebra movement.

He is being charged with carrying weapons of maths instruction.

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Get on your bike for cycle route launch....10 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 10, 2003 - 05:32 AM

The first phase of a Folkestone-wide cycle route is being launched to coincide with National Bike Week that runs from Saturday 14 June....more


Jennifer Lopez misses out to David Beckham with Selsted pupils ….10 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 10, 2003 - 05:17 AM

Pupils from Selsted Primary School took a look behind the scenes

of local government at Shepway District Council on Thursday (5 June)

….more


Gurkha soldiers start work on White Horse despite EC ruling ….9 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 09, 2003 - 02:15 PM

Despite being ruled illegal, a team of Gurkhas based at the Army Barracks in Shorncliffe have begun putting in place the white limestone blocks, which will form the permanent carved outline of the Folkestone White Horse ….more


Tip off leads to Museum netting three rare watercolours ….9 June 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jun 09, 2003 - 01:55 PM

Dover Museum entered the 21st century when it netted three rare watercolours by ‘Dover’s most eminent artist’, William Burgess, using the electronic internet auction website, Ebay.....more