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Kent firefighters to carry lifesaving toxic smoke escape hoods

Contributed by editor on Feb 17, 2019 - 02:55 PM

 

Kent Fire and Rescue Service is one of just two fire services in the UK now carrying escape hoods to protect victims from toxic smoke at fires.




Monk donates cash to Salvation Army in Folkestone for helping rough sleepers

Contributed by editor on Feb 17, 2019 - 01:00 PM

Left to right: Council Leader, Cllr David Monk, Major Sheila Eade and Mark Damiral, Housing and Inclusion Manager  Photo: Folkestone and Hythe District Council

 

The Salvation Army in Folkestone has been given a £500 thank you for opening its doors to rough sleepers on the coldest nights of the winter.




Clash of migrant supporters and anti-migrant crossings group fails to materialise in Folkestone Town Centre

Contributed by editor on Feb 17, 2019 - 09:00 AM

 

By Ray Duff
Kent Refugee Action Network members were joined by those from Folkestone Labour Party in Folkestone's Town Centre to 'counter' a reported planned leafleting session by a newly formed anti-migrant crossings group.




Frightening number of firearms and ammunition handed in to Kent Police

Contributed by editor on Feb 16, 2019 - 03:30 PM

 

Residents handed in more than 170 firearms and nearly 4,000 rounds of ammunition during Kent Police’s firearms surrender.




Police hunt after glass is smashed by man in Herne Bay hurling wheelbarrow at greenhouse

Contributed by editor on Feb 16, 2019 - 01:00 PM

 

A window and a greenhouse was found damaged in Herne Bay and officers have a description of the suspect.




Kent County Council approves its 'Billion Pound Budget' for 2019/20

Contributed by editor on Feb 16, 2019 - 11:00 AM

 

Kent County Council has this week approved its budget for the coming financial year, having outlined how it intends to spend £988 million on council services.




Former taxi driver fined for failing to disclose information to Folkestone and Hythe District Council

Contributed by editor on Feb 16, 2019 - 08:55 AM

 

A former Ashford taxi driver pleaded guilty at Folkestone Magistrates Court on 11 February 2019 to four offences of knowingly or recklessly making a false statement or omitting material in an application to Ashford Borough Council’s Licensing Team.




CCTV issued following burglary in Sandgate Road Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2019 - 06:20 PM

 

Kent Police officers investigating a report of a burglary in Folkestone have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify as he may be able to help their enquiries.




E-fit of man released after detectives investigate reported assault and blackmail in Margate

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2019 - 04:30 PM

 

A computer-generated image of a man, (shown above) has been released by officers investigating a reported assault and blackmail in Margate.




Matt's cash injection helps to divert more young people in Kent from a life of drugs, exploitation and crime

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2019 - 02:00 PM


 

 

More young people in Kent are to be diverted away from a life of drugs, exploitation and crime thanks to money from the Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Scott and the Home Office.



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