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Campaigner calls for fracking talks

Deal With It's Rosemary Rechter and Stuart Cox protesting at Balcombe

The chairman of East Kent Against Fracking has sent an open letter to the leader of KCC to raise concerns over shale extraction.

East Kent College is coming to Discovery Park

Principal of East Kent College Graham Razey and managing director of Discovery Park, Paul Barber.

East Kent College is set to open a new training and lab site at Discovery Park in Sandwich.

Sandwiches unite

The twinning charter between Sandwich Massachusetts and Sandwich in east Kent was signed on Friday.

Woman rescued from roof in Ash

Fire crews are at the scene. Stock pic

A woman was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building in Ash on Monday night.

'Tornadoes' spotted over Kent

A 'tornado' forming at Tilmanstone, as seen from a car boot sale. Picture: @ChelsieMeakin

Sky-spotters were stunned to see what appeared to be several twisters forming in the skies over Kent.


Man collapsed in public toilets

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

The door of a public toilet cubicle in Worth was removed by fire crews last night to free a man who had collapsed.

Le Tour de Sandwich helps Phoenix Centre

Deal Tri at the Le Tour de Sandwich last year

This year’s Le Tour de Sandwich will be raising money for the Phoenix Centre.

Dave turns old items into cash

A new shop owner in Sandwich is urging residents to dust off their old items and sell them at Sold and Soon.

Manwood's will accept more pupils

Sir Roger Manwood's School in Sandwich

Sir Roger Manwood’s School in Sandwich will now be accepting around 30 more pupils a year after the governing body voted for a five form system.

Gogglebox stars set to appear on Celebrity Big Brother

Dom and Steph Parker outside the Salutation in Sandwich

The "tipsy, posh couple" from hit TV show Gogglebox are reportedly being lined up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother this summer.


Unexploded bomb found at Sandwich Bay

A woman has spoken of the moment she discovered an unexploded bomb whilst walking at Sandwich Bay.

Head teacher calls it a day

The head teacher at Sandwich Technology School has announced she is taking early retirement to travel with her husband.

MP in Sandwich Road safety talks after crash

MP Laura Sandys is calling for Kent County Council to prevent the A256 from flooding after a Sandwich woman fractured her back in a crash.

Letters to America

As part of Sandwich’s twinning with Massachusetts, postboxes for messages have been positioned around the town.

Late night motorcycling worry

Stock pic: Man riding a motorbike

Concerns have been raised over claims that motorbikes are “racing” along the Sandwich to Deal Road late at night.

Masked orgy at Kent home of posh couple from Gogglebox

Dom and Steph Parker outside the Salutation in Sandwich

More than 60 swingers have taken part in a masked orgy at the Kent mansion where couple Dom and Steph Parker film hit TV show Gogglebox.


Eastry pub will no longer be centre for alcoholics

The Bull Inn in Eastry is no longer set to become a centre for recovering alcoholics.

Sandwich lights safety fears

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

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

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

MP Laura Sandys says drop in jobless is encouraging

Laura Sandys

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

Ex-pupil pays for school courses to go ahead

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

Sandwich Food Fayre was great success

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

Poetry and art marks centenary

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

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

Posh couple from Gogglebox put Salutation up for sale

Dom and Steph Parker outside the Salutation in Sandwich

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


Sandwich needs messages for US twinning

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

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