News

Dover says yes to Asda superstore…11 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 11, 2003 - 07:15 AM

DOVER SAYS YES TO ASDA SUPERSTORE

Dover District Council and their development partners have announced that Asda has been selected as the preferred foodstore operator for the important redevelopment of the St James’ Area in Dover Town Centre.….more


Father and son in Romney Marsh shooting....11 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 11, 2003 - 06:58 AM

FATHER AND SON IN ROMNEY MARSH SHOOTING

A man has been killed and another seriously injured in a double shooting incident on Romney Marsh…..more


Martello Towers art by motorbike and sidecar…10 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 10, 2003 - 03:34 PM

MARTELLO TOWERS ART BY MOTORBIKE AND SIDECAR

Folkestone’s Martello Tower No 3, sitting high on the town’s East Cliff, will be hosting its first exhibition during July and August – all about Martello towers….more


Orange slime shuts Shepway beaches ….10 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 10, 2003 - 01:16 PM

ORANGE SLIME SHUTS SHEPWAY BEACHES

Sunbathers were told to keep away from the water on a stretch of beach from Hythe to the Warren in Folkestone after Coastguards reported seeing a large pink and orange slick of a viscous substance coming ashore…..more


Fence must be removed…10 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 10, 2003 - 12:42 PM

FENCE MUST BE REMOVED

Parish Councillors last night said that the barbed wire fence blocking Barnhurst Lane must be removed..…..more


Re: Bypass or Gypsy camp ?....9 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 09, 2003 - 02:56 PM

RE: BYPASS OR GYPSY CAMP

Dear Nigel,

Must be summertime again as these "pests" are back and doing their usual tricks

With this type of issue you can't place all the responsibility or the blame on the local councillors. ....more


Travellers move on…9 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 09, 2003 - 02:43 PM

TRAVELLERS MOVE ON

The travellers who occupied land on the former RAF Airfield in Hawkinge have left the site..…..more


Re Barbed wire fence across road could cause serious injury....8 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 08, 2003 - 03:30 PM

RE BARBED WIRE FENCE ACROSS ROAD COULD CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY

Dear Editor,

Thank-you very much for raising this issue, we (me + littl’un on a child seat + ‘er indoors on her mountain bike) cycled up the lane this evening (7th July) and saw the post in the middle of the lane….more


Childrens Society bogus callers ....8 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 08, 2003 - 03:15 PM

PARISH WARDEN NEWS

Between 5.50 pm and 6.10 pm on the 27th June, a young lady aged between 18 and 23, 5'8'' tall with a slim build and very long dark brown hair, wearing black trousers, black top and a pink cap with a badge on the right side saying "Childrens Society",knocked on the door of an elderly lady who lives in sheltered housing claiming to be collecting for charity….more


Travellers move in on “by pass� land....8 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 08, 2003 - 02:55 PM

TRAVELLERS MOVE IN ON BY PASS LAND

Travellers who had been moved off land on the Shearway Business Park in Folkestone have moved onto land off Aerodrome Road in Hawkinge….more