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Police call for vigilance to tackle crime

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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.

More double yellow lines needed

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

Buy one get one free offer at Age Concern Sandwich today

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

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

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

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


The best music at Booze and Blues festival

For Booze and Blues, it can only be the Admiral Owen's beer and music festival in Sandwich. Lee Calverley, Ben Jackob, Landlady Heather Lemoine and Sam Weller

Perfect pints will be pulled and top music performed at the Admiral Owen's first Booze and Blues Festival from today.

Baroness of Sandwich releases memoirs

Jean Trumpington, Baroness of Sandwich and Conservative life peer has released her new memoirs Coming Up Trumps

Baypoint charity bike ride kicked off this morning

The charity coastal cycle challenge kicked off at 9am in Sandwich this morning seeing hundreds of people raising money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Shed fire in Eastry

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Firefighters were called to a shed fire in Eastry High Street yesterday afternoon.

Mayor makes donation to good causes

The Mayor of Sandwich held a cocktail party last night and awarded good causes in the community with cheques.

Waitrose in Sandwich receives no objections by KCC

The application for a Waitrose store in Sandwich has received no objections by Kent Highways despite traffic concerns.

Appeal launched over stolen bronze statue

An appeal has been made after a bronze sculpture worth £42,000 was stolen from a garden in Preston near Sandwich.

Never too old for Easter fun

Residents Ella Daniels, 83 and Connie Mitchell, 79 with team leader Jane Ashington at the Easter bonnet parade held at the Wayfarers Care Home in Sandwich

Care home residents at Wayfarers in Sandwich were proud to display their hand-made bonnets

Parents appeal to Prime Minister over cuts at Manwood's

Outraged parents are appealing to the Prime Minister after courses were cancelled because of funding cuts at Sir Roger Manwood's.


Beer festival in Eastry in aid of charity

The Five Bells in Eastry is hosting a charity beer festival to raise money for Kent Air Ambulance.

Discovery Park confirms Sainsbury's application

Sainsbury's has announced a restructure which will affect "thousands" of jobs. Picture: Gary Browne

A business hub has confirmed plans for a Sainsbury’s supermarket and petrol station have been submitted to the council.

Fashion shop expands

Lady Elegance expands its business and opened a new premises in King Street on Saturday.

Fisherman's Wharf owner says flood work is ruining business

The owner of a restaurant in Sandwich says he is losing business due to ongoing flood defence works at The Quay.

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