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Making a Bee line for Dungeness

A second attempt to reintroduce an extinct bumblebee to the UK is proving successful, conservationists have said. Short-haired bumblebee workers have been spotted at Dungeness in Kent over the last three years following the introduction of queens from Sweden. The Bumblebee Conservation Trust said it showed the queens had nested and produced young, and were finding enough food to ...Full Article

Damian Collins, Our Man in Westminster

We have seen a big improvement to Kent’s roads over the last ten days since the lifting of the Operation Stack restrictions. This is mainly a result of the ...Full Article

Presidents Day attracts huge field at Lydd Golf Club

More than 70 players competed for the President’s Cups at Lydd Golf Club, one of the biggest turnouts for the annual event for many years. The competition was played ...Full Article

Romney boy killed in car crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision last night on the  B2080. The car, a white a Vauxhall Corsa struck a tree at 6.25 pm and was ...Full Article

Warning over ‘Hooky’ generators

Trading standards have issued a warning over a generators that have been sold ‘door to door’ by travellers in the district over the past 10 days. The Generators are ...Full Article

Mystery over abandoned Sand Buggy

Firemen were called today to an abandoned Sand Buggy, which burst into flames whilst being driven off road at the bottom of Church Lane, in New Romney this afternoon. ...Full Article

Local MP gives Operation Stack update

I believe that we will very soon have an agreement on a solution to Operation Stack. Following the chaos on Kent’s roads this summer it is clear that we ...Full Article

The sun shines on Sandgate fete

Around 500 people attended the annual Sandgate fete today (Sunday) and enjoyed a great traditional family day out with something for everyone. The afternoon was boosted by a fantastic ...Full Article

Will you be going to Littlestone Lifeboat open day?

Littlestone Lifeboat station get ready for for the annual 999 open day. make sure you attend this amazing open day and see how the lifeboat crew work hand in ...Full Article


The Kent Resource Partnership, one of England’s most influential waste partnerships, has a new chairman. Cllr Rory Love, a cabinet member on Shepway District Council, has been elected unanimously ...Full Article
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