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Rother Valley Railway's plan to link Tenterden with mainline will bring jobs - Kent Online

The findings of a study issued by international economic consultancy Steer Davies Gleave show a raft of benefits to closing the two-mile gap linking the heritage Rother Valley Railway (RVR) to the mainline at Robertsbridge in east Sussex. Robertsbridge ... Read More...

Fire crews rescue drowning sheep in fields near Tenterden - Kent Online

Kent Fire and Rescue's specialist animal rescue unit saved the sheep along with the RSPCA, following a call from Mr Brice on Monday. Crews used an inflatable platform to reach the sheep and pluck it from the pond, which was 30 metres in circumference ... Read More...

Public toilets at Tenterden recreation ground vandalised by teenage girls - Kent Online

“The council and their contractor, Tenterden Twilight Cleaning, are determined to do everything they can to put a halt to vandalism at all of the council-owned toilets. Anyone caught offending will be reported to the police and held fully accountable ... Read More...

Let's move to Hebden Bridge, West Yorks: a rain-soaked paradise - The Guardian

Nader Fekri “It's warm, gay-friendly and artistic. I can't imagine living anywhere else.” Paul Clarke “Pet hate: the pointless debate between those born in the town and 'offcumdens' like me who have chosen to live in a town with nationally recognised ... Read More...

Parking warden tickets blood donation vans at Tenterden Leisure Centre - Kent Online

Tenterden town councillor Sue Ferguson said: “Something has obviously gone wrong as I haven't seen the vans ticketed before and the mammography van also parks in the car park without a problem, but you would think there would be some leniency.” An ... Read More...

Tentertainment festival called off after organisers and town council row - Kent Online

The organisers have also vowed to distance themselves from Tenterden Town Council, blaming a lack of support for the decision. Tentertainment's spokesman Clare Passmore said: "Put simply, a festival of this size cannot be successfully planned, set-up ... Read More...

Lester Thorpe jailed after posing as trader with office in Mayfair - Kent Online

Lester Thorpe portrayed himself as a former professional golfer and a successful sports trader with an office in Mayfair. The enigmatic 36-year-old used his persuasive skills to talk lovers and friends into “investing” more than £350,000 in his schemes ... Read More...

Parking warden slaps tickets on TWO NHS blood donation vehicles parked outside a donor centre - Daily Mail

Mark Rowland, area manager of Kent and East Sussex, NHS Blood and Transplant said that the service had a 'long standing' parking agreement with ABC. He added: 'Two of our blood donation vans were issued with parking tickets during a regular session at ... Read More...

Sir Keith Speed - The Times

He won a new seat, Ashford in Kent, in the second election that year. When Thatcher became Tory leader she made Speed a spokesman on the environment and local government, and when the Conservatives took power in 1979 he became under- secretary of state ... Read More...

Two men charged in connection with burglary in Biddenden, where sentimental medals were stolen - Kent Online

Peter Line, 42, of Westbrook Road, Margate, and Bradley Thompson, 43, of Bradley Road, Ramsgate have both been charged with receiving stolen goods. The pair are due to appear via virtual link at Medway Magistrates' Court today. The stolen medals. The ... Read More...

Biddenden family appeal for return of George Cross belonging to Edward Heming - Kent Online

The family of a war hero who tunnelled through a collapsing church to save a dying priest has made an emotional plea for the return of his stolen medals. Edward Heming of the Bermondsey light rescue service was told by his commander to abandon his ... Read More...

East falls into administration - Kent Online

The high street fashion chain blamed its troubles on a “tough trading period” at the end of last year. It is continuing to operate as normal after hiring FRP Advisory to seek buyers for the business. East has three stores in Kent. The company has shops ...and more » Read More...

The talented 10-year-old Kent snooker champion set for stardom - Kent Live

Lee said: "After a few hit and miss leads we eventually found a World Tour player Leo Fernandez, who also has a passion for coaching, and found a great practice player in the shape of 6ft 4in Ben Sizer who is five times times Kent Under 21 champion ... Read More...

Fine & Country opens another office in south east England - Estate Agent Today

Fine & Country has now opened its latest office in the Kent town of Tunbridge Wells. The firm says that strategically, this branch complements the neighbouring offices in West Malling, Uckfield, Cranbrook and Tenterden, covering Kent and East Sussex ...and more » Read More...

Call for apology after teen Viana Simmons hit by car leaving school in Maidstone - Kent Online

The mother of a teenage girl struck by a car on her way home from school has issued a plea for the driver – who she believes was another parent – to apologise. Viana Simmons, a 17-year-old dancer, suffered bruising after she was hit by a car in ... Read More...