News

Blazing car cliff rescue called off....4 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 04, 2003 - 04:25 PM

A cliff rescue between Folkestone and Dover was called off after firefighters established that a blazing car at Abbots Cliff had probably been set alight at the bottom of the cliff....more


OK you've won! Now when do I get my money?....4 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 04, 2003 - 03:45 PM

Great news eh! The Lib Dems have won, not just in Hawkinge but in Shepway too....more


Walk to school helps leukaemia charity....4 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 04, 2003 - 03:21 PM

The Churchill School is launching a "Walk to School Week" to raise cash for a leukaemia charity....more


School should "not be seen as linked to any political party" says Head....4 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 04, 2003 - 03:09 PM

Churchill School Head teacher Jennie Carter war surprised and unhappy the way local tories featured the school on the front of an electioneering leaflet....more


Congratulations....4 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 04, 2003 - 04:05 AM

Whilst I'm not terribly unhappy that the Lib-Dems have won the local election, I feel it only fair that they commence their term in office with a pledge to plant a tree (or seven) to make up for the extraordinary amount of mail-shots that came through my letterbox....more


Another "big cat" spotted but not spotted in Hawkinge....3 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 02, 2003 - 06:08 PM

(UPDATED 4 MAY 2003)

A "big cat" thought to be a Puma was spotted yesterday by a couple driving in the Hawkinge area.....more


Election results....2 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 02, 2003 - 04:55 AM

Click 'read more' to see the complete list of the Council Election held 1 May 2003


Election result....2 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 01, 2003 - 08:48 PM

Conservative Chief Whip on Shepway Council Colin Tearle has lost his seat after the Liberal Democrat team of Peter and Christina Smith and David Callaghan each polled over 1000 votes to win the North Downs East Ward on Shepway Council....more


Police warn businesses of data protection scam....29 April 2003

Contributed by localrags on Apr 29, 2003 - 05:42 PM

Local police are warning businesses to beware of a scam being run by an organisation called `Data Protection Agency Services'....more


Social Housing set to give tenants more choice....28 April 2003

Contributed by localrags on Apr 28, 2003 - 08:50 AM

People applying for council housing could be offered more choice in the future following the first in a series of meetings held by Coast and Countryside Housing Services....more