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French have lost control of Channel Tunnel, says MP

French authorities knew striking ferry workers were planning to disrupt Channel Tunnel services and turned a blind eye, say sources who have spoken to BBC South East Today. French workers breached security fences and set fire to tyres on the tracks two weeks ago. They broke in again last week, bringing Channel Tunnel traffic to a standstill and causing ...Full Article

M20 Operation Stack: Manston airport lorry plan ‘could ease congestion’

A former airport site could be used as a temporary lorry park to relieve congestion caused by Operation Stack, Kent County Council’s leader has said. Paul Carter said he ...Full Article

From Kent to the West End – You can expect rhinestones, cowboy boots, lachrymose ballads and Country Superstars aplenty at the Leas Cliff Hall Theatre on the 24th July.

A West End Featured Show Written, Produced and Starring Kent’s Very Own Andy Crust and Sarah Jayne is Coming to Folkestone’s Leas Cliff Hall on the 24th. The Couple ...Full Article

It’s fete accompli – cheers!

A LOCALLY-BREWED real ale, especially created to support this year’s Hythe Venetian Fete, is to be officially tasted by town dignitaries before it goes on sale on pubs across ...Full Article

BBC to preview JAM on the Marsh tonight

From 9th-19th July, curated by world famous composer Paul Mealor, JAM on the Marsh will feature sensational concerts including Albinoni, Bach, Duruflé, Fauré, Mealor, Mozart, Musgrave, Patterson, Whitacre and ...Full Article

Aboyne House

ABOYNE HOUSE New Romney The Glamourpuss and myself first visited Aboyne House a year ago for the relaunch of the formal restaurant side of the business, changing its name ...Full Article

Lydd Town Council to instigate Highways Forum

At the meeting of Lydd Town Council Planning Committee held on Monday 6th July it was unanimously agreed to form a Highways Forum to look into the issues that ...Full Article

Firefighters urge caution after bonfire leads to major blaze

An out-of-control bonfire is believed to be responsible for a large fire that took hold of a range of buildings yesterday (6 July) in Hurst Lane, Charing. Firefighters were ...Full Article

Migrant dies on Channel Tunnel train trying to reach UK

A migrant who is believed to have jumped onto a freight train heading for Britain has died, Eurotunnel has said. The Channel Tunnel operator tweeted that the shuttle had ...Full Article

MP Damian Collins fights for a solution for Operation Stack

MP Collins fights for a solution for Operation Stack Following the ongoing disruption to the districts roadways and businesses Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins has said that its ...Full Article
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