» Three mountain bikes stolen from Kingsnorth Road Ashford
22/11/20 12:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Police in Ashford are appealing for information after three mountain bikes were stolen in a burglary.

» Parking concession brings festive cheer to Shepway Christmas shoppers
22/11/20 10:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Folkestone & Hythe District Council is looking to bring a little bit of festive cheer to traders and residents this year with a gift of free Christmas parking.

» Man charged over offensive graffiti in Hythe
21/11/20 16:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


A 38-year-old man is to appear in court charged in connection with offensive graffiti in Hythe.

» Prolific tent dwelling thief who broke into cars in Folkestone and Hawkinge is jailed
21/11/20 14:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


A thief who repeatedly stole items from cars in the Folkestone and Hawkinge areas has been jailed.

» Low key Christmas Lights switch-on in Folkestone
21/11/20 12:00 from Hawkinge Gazette

Folkestone Town Hall and Xmas Tree lit up - Photo: Ray Duff


By Ray Duff

In a low-key and socially distanced event, Folkestone Town Mayor Cllr Michelle Keutenius, along with 'Santa' switched on the town's Christmas lights display outside the Town Hall on Wednesday evening.

» Suspected thief charged with spitting in the face of Maidstone supermarket worker
21/11/20 10:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


A person has been charged following allegations they stole items from a supermarket in Maidstone and then spat at a shop worker.

» Dozens of weapons seized during latest knife clampdown across Kent
20/11/20 17:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Almost 40 weapons including knives, a screwdriver and a catapult have been seized by officers across the county during the latest clampdown on knife crime.

» Two men charged with Kent drug supply conspiracy
20/11/20 14:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Two men have been charged in connection with the supply of Class A and Class B drugs across Kent.

» Group arrested as police investigate assault and robbery in Canterbury
20/11/20 11:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Police are appealing for information after making four arrests in an investigation into a reported robbery in Canterbury.

» CCTV image released in Tenterden theft investigation
20/11/20 08:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Officers investigating a reported theft in Tenterden have released a CCTV image, shown above, of man who may be able to assist enquiries.

» Three injured in crash involving police car in Chatham
19/11/20 17:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Three people, including a police officer, were taken to a local hospital for precautionary checks after a crash involving a police car in Chatham. No serious injuries were sustained and all the casualties were discharged later in the day.

» Long sentence for drug dealer found with knives and knuckleduster in Dover
19/11/20 14:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


A drug dealer who was found with a number of weapons after he tried to get away from police has been jailed.

» Have you seen man missing from Folkestone
19/11/20 11:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


David Nelson, pictured above, was reported missing from his home in the Black Bull Road area of the town on Tuesday 3 November 2020 and officers are concerned for his welfare.

» MP welcomes new transition fund of £500,000 for post-Brexit Dover
19/11/20 08:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


It's been announced that Dover will receive half a million pounds funding for Brexit transition to support business and residents.

» Investigation launched after seriously injured man discovered at Grosvenor Place property in Margate property
18/11/20 17:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


An investigation has been launched to establish how a man came to be seriously injured at a Margate property.

» Multiple attempts to leave UK lands fourteen with fines after 'blatant disregard' of Covid-19 rules
18/11/20 14:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Fourteen people have been fined after repeatedly trying to leave the country in breach of the Government’s Covid-19 regulations.

» Appeal for information following spate of criminal damage reports in Herne Bay
18/11/20 11:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Kent Police was contacted on three occasions between Wednesday 11 and Saturday 14 November 2020 over reports of damage to the windows of buses.

» Folkestone and Hythe MP urges Facebook and YouTube to act against harmful disinformation over Covid vaccines
18/11/20 08:00 from Hawkinge Gazette


Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 18 November 2020.

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