News

Norfolkline launches Earlybird offer....16 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 16, 2003 - 06:28 AM

A special fare offer aimed at travellers making short break and longer trips to the Continenthas been launched by Dover-Dunkerque passenger ferry operator Norfolkline....more


New coat rack spotted at the village hall....15 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 15, 2003 - 03:11 PM

We have it on good authority that a new large coat rack has been installed in the village hall.....We have also been told it can be used for the hanging of HATS!

Mystery solved........


Parish Council Chairman steps down....14 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 14, 2003 - 02:16 PM

Hawkinge parish council chairman John Heasman shocked councillors when he announced at this evening's (14 May) Annual Meeting he would not be standing for the office of Chairman .....more


Village Poll result....14 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 14, 2003 - 02:10 AM

Thank you all for taking part in the Village Poll.

We asked if you thought you would get the refund in Council Tax promised by the Lib Dems in their manifesto.

Well you're a cynical lot!......... Just 11% of you who took part believed it. So it's now up to the Lib Dems to prove you wrong.

LET'S HOPE THEY DO

140503


Armed robbery at village post office....13 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 13, 2003 - 08:22 AM

Folkestone police are are hunting a masked man after he robbed a village post office at gunpoint. .....more


Chicken shatters high speed train windscreen....13 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 13, 2003 - 06:46 AM

Scientists at Rolls Royce built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners, and military jets, all travelling at maximum speed.....more


Are men and women from different planets?....12 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 12, 2003 - 02:56 PM

By Gazette reader Sean Keeley
We all suffer from misunderstandings with the opposite sex,
so here are a few invaluable examples to help you get it right....next time....assuming of course there is a next time!....more


Coastguards welcome Darling ....12 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 12, 2003 - 02:25 PM

Government Transport Secretary Alastair Darling opened a £4m refurbishment to the coastguard building at Langdon Cliffs near Dover....more


Fun for all at library opening....11 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 11, 2003 - 01:14 PM

Fun and activities will mark the official re-openingof Folkestone library on Friday (16 May).....more


They thought it was all over, well it isn't now!....8 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 08, 2003 - 03:56 PM

Plans to carve the White Horse into Cheriton Hill above Folkstone have been quashed by a Green Party councillor in Flintshire, Wales....more