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Re: A response to the comments made by Cllr John Heasman....25 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 25, 2003 - 04:10 AM

RE: A RESPONSE TO THE COMMENTS MADE BY CLLR JOHN HEASMAN re � IT’S AN ABSOLUTE JOKE� AS VANDAL TOLD TO PAY £5 COMPENSATION 23 JULY 2003

Dear Ed

After reading both sides now of the "story" & understanding both points of view & indeed understanding both the mitigating & aggravating circumstances as presented by this youthful perpetrator, I am left wondering of where on earth has the deterrence factor gone ???.….more


Sound mirror site visit reflects entente cordiale....24 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 24, 2003 - 03:09 PM

SOUND MIRROR SITE VISIT REFLECTS ENTENTE CORDIALE

An ambitious project to create a unique cross-Channel communications link via sound mirrors received the enthusiastic backing of a Government official during visits to proposed sites in Folkestone and Sangatte in France last Wednesday .….more


Top cop warns “attacks on students will not be tolerated�....24 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 24, 2003 - 01:50 PM

� TOP COP WARNS “ATTACKS ON STUDENTS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED�

Following a spate of robberies against overseas students at language schools in Folkestone during the past week Police are offering them advice to stay safe.….more


It’s an absolute joke as vandal told to pay £5 compensation ....23 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 23, 2003 - 01:55 PM

� IT’S AN ABSOLUTE JOKE� AS VANDAL TOLD TO PAY £5 COMPENSATION

Community Centre trustee John Heasman was left fuming this week after being told that the vandal responsible for destroying a CCTV camera on top of the new building had been ordered to pay the grand sum of £5 in compensation for the damage.….more


Free holiday fun for local kids ....23 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 23, 2003 - 01:01 PM

FREE HOLIDAY FUN FOR LOCAL KIDS

Hawkinge youngsters will again be treated to free entertainment at the village hall during their summer break….more


Folkestone circus tight-rope walker forced to wear hard hat....23 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 23, 2003 - 11:16 AM

FOLKESTONE CIRCUS TIGHT-ROPE WALKER FORCED TO WEAR HARD HAT

The Moscow State Circus currently in Folkestone has seen Goussein Khamdoulaev, a tightrope walker with the Circus, wearing the hat for the first time in the town’s big top….more


Flying the flag on local beaches .....21 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 21, 2003 - 03:06 PM

FLYING THE FLAG ON LOCAL BEACHES

Five Shepway beaches feature in the Marine Conservation Society’s 2003 Good Beach Guide, giving them the seal of approval for water standards….more


New train named after “blood� pioneer .....21 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 21, 2003 - 02:51 PM

TRAIN NAMED AFTER “BLOOD� PIONEER

The name of the Folkestone-born doctor who discovered the blood circulation system 375 years ago is being carried by a new Class 375 train…..more


Bronze Age jewellery to take home .....21 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 21, 2003 - 02:44 PM

BRONZE AGE JEWELLERY TO TAKE HOME

Families looking for a fun day out this Friday (25 July) are invited to step back in time at Dover Museum and take part in their special Bronze Age Jewellery Fun Day…..more


Police name dead man found close to the Warren.....18 July 2003

Contributed by localrags on Jul 18, 2003 - 06:16 AM

POLICE NAME DEAD MAN FOUND CLOSE TO THE WARREN

The man, whose remains were found near Abbot's Cliff in Folkestone on Wednesday, has been named by police...…..more