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Power cut brings Sandwich to a stand still

The inquest was held at the Guildhall in Sandwich

Shops, pubs and other businesses have been forced to close after being left without power in Sandwich.


Students celebrate film success

Sandwich Technology School students celebrate win at Kent Film Festival with teacher Adrian Smith and head teacher Veronica Gomez

Pupils at Sandwich Technology School are celebrating after winning two awards at the Kent Film Festival last weekend.

Guitar festival boosts school

Sandwich Guitar Festival is raising funds to provide instruments for Great Oaks Small School in Minster

Sandwich Guitar Festival is supporting music education at Great Oaks Small School in Minster.

Artists showcase their work around the town

Donna Fleming at Sandwich Arts Week

Sandwich Arts Week continues this weekend with exhibitions around the town.

Council criticises land allocation document

Cllr Paul Carter asked councillors and residents to attend tonight's meeting

A document has been criticised by the town council for proposing houses on “unsuitable” sites in Sandwich.

Support for micropub in Sandwich

Proposed micropub in Sandwich

Supporters for a micropub in Sandwich have spoken out after the proposed venture was criticised by the council and other businesses.

Vintage treats at Sandwich fair this weekend

Vintage Fair in Sandwich this weekend

It's that time again to indulge in all things retro and vintage at Sandwich's very own Vintage Fair this Sunday.

Women may be voted in by golf club

The 2011 Open Championship at Royal St George's

Following the news that St Andrews voted to accept female members, Sandwich's Royal St George's will take the vote next year.

Appeal for artists

Emma Kerans, owner of Simply Gifted in Sandwich, is looking for artists

Simply Gifted in Sandwich is appealing for artists to showcase their work and designs in the shop.

Police issues in Sandwich

Police were called. Stock image.

Police are conducting speed checks in Sandwich after complaints but the council believes there needs to be more of a presence.

Cobbles will stay - for now

The inquest was held at the Guildhall in Sandwich

The proposal to tarmac the cobbles outside Sandwich Guildhall has been put on hold for now.

Sandwich Arts Week kicks off this weekend

Organisers Nick Matthews, Lawrence Uttley, Julia Baxter, Sue Manton, Helena Leeper and Lizzy Fright with landlord of the Crispin Inn Terry West and Bob Martin

This new event will see an exciting artist trail around the historic town.

Sandwich shortlisted for award

New look of The Quay in Sandwich

The Sandwich Town Tidal Defence scheme has been shortlisted for the Kent Design and Development awards

New Quay unveiled

Andrew Pearce, Environment Agency, Cllr Watts, Cllr Trussler, Cllr Bragg, MP Laura Sandys, KCCs Mark Dance and John Oliphant from Pfizer.

The new Quay was officially unveiled this morning at an opening ceremony.

New head teacher at Sandwich Technology School

Tracey Savage, head teacher at Sandwich Technology School

Tracey Savage has been appointed as new head teacher at the school in Sandwich.

Crash on the A256 near Sandwich

Stock picture

Two vehicles have been involved in a crash on the A256 causing delays.


Alarm at pub bid

How the micropub would look according to the application

A plan for a micropub in King Street in Sandwich has sparked fears that it could be “a rowdy bar”.

Sandwich Quay opening ceremony

Sandwich Quay opening

A large anchor will be unveiled at a ceremony to mark the completion of flood defences at the Quay.

MPs go pink for Breast Cancer Campaign

Sandwich and Thanet MPs Laura Sandys and Sir Roger Gale support the Breast Cancer Campaign's Wear it Pink Day.

Wacky pink glasses and a fuscia tie made up the attire of two MPs supporting the Breast Cancer Campaign Wear it Pink Day.

Approval of supermarkets showed no "backbone"

Waitrose design for Sandwich

Planners who approved two supermarkets in Sandwich have come under fire by a Sandwich resident.


Church collection money stolen

St Peter's Church in Sandwich

Vandals stole up to £200 from a church in Sandwich

Benefits cheat 'unable to work after crash' runs scrap metal firm

The way benefits are paid is changing

A fraudster who claimed he was unable to work after a bike crash ripped off nearly £40,000 in benefits... while running a scrap metal firm.


Pfizer taking active role in dementia campaign

Pfizer has a base in Sandwich

Nearly 900 people, including employees at Pfizer in Sandwich, have become Dementia Friends since the initiative launched earlier this year.

Supermarket sweep

What the new Waitrose in Sandwich would look like

A town could be getting two supermarkets after planning authorities gave the green light to applications from two different chains.


Co-op donates cash to help youth club

Members of the youth forum with Co-op trading manager James Bridger.

The Co-op in Sandwich has donated £300 to the Phoenix Centre after choosing it as one of its charities of the year.

MP Laura Sandys celebrates new term at East Kent College

Paul Barber, managing director of Discovery Park, Laura Sandys, Thanet South MP and East Kent College Principal Graham Razey planting the Sir Isaac Newton Tree at Discovery Park.

MP Laura Sandys celebrated the partnership between East Kent College and Discovery Park by planting a special tree.

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