Will Folkestone & Hythe be the only Kent local authority with council tax rise below inflation?

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2019 - 10:45 AM


Folkestone & Hythe District Council looks set to be the only local authority in Kent to keep its Council Tax increase under the rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index.

Ambitious Margate wide programme of art and creativity to take place alongside Turner Prize 2019

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2019 - 08:45 AM

Turner Contemporary Photo: Richard Bryant


This autumn, Turner Contemporary in Margate will host Turner Prize 2019, one of the best-known prizes for contemporary arts in the world.

Heathwatch encourage people to continue to share experience of East Kent Hospitals despite 'inadequate' CQC rating

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2019 - 06:15 AM


Healthwatch Kent has commented on the CQC inadequate rating of East Kent Hospitals Children’s services.

Herne Bay man caught wielding knives in public and kicking Police officer is jailed

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2019 - 06:25 PM


A Herne Bay resident has been jailed for 18 months after wielding a knife in public and assaulting a police officer.

Man charged over multiple of robberies, thefts and possession of a bladed article at Folkestone stores

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2019 - 03:55 PM


A man has appeared in court faced with multiple charges of robbery, theft and possession of a bladed article.

A 'step closer' for Folkestone and Hythe £2.8bn Flagship Community says Monk

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2019 - 01:55 PM

Artist impression


The Leader of Folkestone & Hythe District Council says extra government funding for Otterpool Park Garden Town is further endorsement of the council’s aspirations to create a flagship community for the future.

Hawkinge Town earn valuable away point against strong second placed Bromley side

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Match report by Rob Lawford


Bromleians 2 - 2 Hawkinge Town

Kent County Football League Premier Division

Sat 9th February 2019

MP Charlie urges Prime Minister to hand Dover and Deal a Brexit boost

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00 AM


Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke called on Theresa May to support coastal town communities who feel like they have been “left behind”.

Vegan clash over 'scary' visions of farming’s future in Kent

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2019 - 07:55 AM


Different visions of what the future of farming may look like were set out during the CLA’s latest Kent debate, with speakers and audience members clashing over veganism’s impact on biodiversity.

Folkestone businesses in Cheriton urged to step up security after spike in burglaries

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2019 - 06:10 AM


Businesses in the Cheriton area of Folkestone are being advised to securely lock away or remove any cash kept on their premises following reports of burglaries in the area.

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