Folkestone and Hythe MP praises excellent response to Storm Ciara on Sunday

Contributed by editor on Feb 12, 2020 - 06:15 AM


Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 12 February 2020.

DIY On A Budget: Taking Inspiration from The Kent Mum Who Renovated A Rental Home on The Cheap

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 04:35 PM

A complete home makeover can often take years to get exactly right. Then there’s the budget. Depending on personal taste and style, it can cost thousands to achieve the perfection you’ve imagined.  

Police in Kent investigate 'attempted murder' after man in property is shot through window

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 04:30 PM


Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate investigating the attempted murder of a man in Shorne, Gravesend are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.


Margate’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat launched in grip of Storm Ciara after sighting mystery object in sea

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 02:30 PM

Margate RNLI all-weather lifeboat 'Leonard Kent' at sea  Photo: RNLI Margate


Margate’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew put to see in storm force weather conditions on Sunday to investigate a report of an object in the sea off North Foreland.


Sandwich set to benefit from £100,000 investment by 'The Open' Legacy Fund

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 12:30 PM

R&A Open Legacy Fund windfall to benefit Sandwich


The town of Sandwich is set to benefit from a £100,000 windfall from The Open Legacy Fund, an initiative run by The R&A to leave a positive and long-lasting impact on the local environment and communities in which The Open is staged.


Planning a Last-Minute Valentine’s? Top Tips to Get it Right

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 10:35 AM

Valentine’s Day has a tendency to sneak up on people when they least expect it.  

Thieves hunted after jewellery worth thousands of pounds stolen from Whitstable shop

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 10:30 AM

Some of the haul


Jewellery worth thousands of pounds has been reported stolen from a jewellers in Whitstable High Street.

Business looking up for Castle Street traders in Dover

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 08:15 AM


Two businesses on Castle Street in Dover, pictured above, have been given a welcome boost - with news that Blakes of Dover and Ivy Rose are the latest businesses to benefit from Dover District Council’s Town Centre Business Grants.

Armed police called to incident in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Feb 11, 2020 - 06:15 AM


A man has been charged after armed police were called to an incident in Folkestone.

True lady of Hawkinge Joan Brisley dies just two days before 90th birthday

Contributed by editor on Feb 10, 2020 - 11:45 PM

Joan Brisley (9 February 1930 - 7 February 2020)


It is with great sadness that we announce the death of a true lady of Hawkinge, Joan Brisley.

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