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AstraZeneca rejects £69bn Pfizer bid

Pfizer has a base in Sandwich

19 May 2014

A “fourth and final” offer from Pfizer has been rejected by AstraZeneca due to fears over job security.

Sandwich lights safety fears

Kent County Council switched off street lights in some areas to save money

16 May 2014

Residents and councillors in Sandwich have spoken out over fears switching street lights off could be dangerous.


Police call for vigilance to tackle crime

Stock picture

16 May 2014

Police in Sandwich are tackling the problem of shoplifting, says PCSO Doreen Lee.

MP Laura Sandys says drop in jobless is encouraging

Laura Sandys

15 May 2014

MP Laura Sandys says the drop in jobless claimants in South Thanet is due to growing businesses such as Discovery Park.

Eastry pupils evacuated to life in wartime

Teacher Ginny Harver, left, ARP warden Peter O'Sullivan, and far right teacher Debbie Foord with the children

15 May 2014

A day in the life of a child during the Second World War filled Year 5 pupils at Eastry Primary School with empathy.

Ex-pupil pays for school courses to go ahead

15 May 2014

Parents and pupils have won their fight over funding cuts at Sir Roger Manwood’s School and it will continue to run Chinese courses.

From Deal to Dundee in three old bangers

Dennis Pitcher, Matt English and Scot Graham

12 May 2014

Three boys and their toys have set off on a mission from Deal to Dundee today, in a bid to raise money for the British Red Cross.


Sandwich Food Fayre was great success

12 May 2014

The Sandwich Food Fayre was a great success over the weekend with lots of visitors and lots of tasty treats.

Man, 31, dies in crash with car

Police at the scene of the Dover crash. Picture: @Cath_Glover

11 May 2014

A pedestrian was declared dead at the scene of a crash with a grey BMW in the early hours of this morning.


Poetry and art marks centenary

11 May 2014

A book of war poetry by a Sandwich poet has been illustrated by local artists and photographers in the area.

Enjoy a Sunday treat at the Sandwich Food Fayre

10 May 2014

There is over 40 stalls at the Sandwich Food Fayre today for people to sample treats from around the world and listen to music.

'Punched in the face by colleague in the frozen aisle at Iceland'

Iceland worker Kay Dawkins after the alleged assault

09 May 2014

A former Iceland worker has told how she was left with two black eyes and cuts after being attacked by a colleague in front of shocked customers.


Anti-crime scheme wins distinction for the third time

Karen Griffiths with PSCO Chris Chapman and security guard at Boots, Seun Akerele

09 May 2014

The Dover Partnership Against Crime (DPAC) scheme has been awarded a distinction and branded one of the best in the country.

Posh couple from Gogglebox put Salutation up for sale

Dom and Steph Parker outside the Salutation in Sandwich

09 May 2014

A couple known as the 'posh ones' from Channel 4's Gogglebox have put the Salutation on the market for £3.5million.


More double yellow lines needed

09 May 2014

Calls have been made to extend double yellow lines on Sandown Road in Sandwich to stop motorists parking and blocking the road.

Sandwich needs messages for US twinning

09 May 2014

Sandwich is celebrating twinning with Sandwich in Massachusetts this June and aims to send the town messages of greetings.

Buy one get one free offer at Age Concern Sandwich today

08 May 2014

As a thank you to customers the Age Concern in Sandwich is running a buy one get one free offer every Thursday in May.

Pfizer takeover could affect Sandwich

Pfizer has a base in Sandwich

07 May 2014

MP Laura Sandys has spoken out in Parliament to save Sandwich jobs in the Pfizer takeover of a UK company.

TV presenter to judge sandwich competition

07 May 2014

TV personality Paul Hendy is set to judge the Sandwich Food Fayre competition

Bright future ahead for Jack

Sandwich OFP Timber Frame Buildings' Director Neil Brennan with the Model made by Manwoods student Jack Smith Picture: Paul Amos

05 May 2014

A sixth form student's homework could be used by a construction firm after he impressed them on work experience.

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