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Shed fire in Eastry

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

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

The Sainsbury's store in Simone Weil Avenue

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.

Gogglebox stars in line for own chat show

Dom and Steph Parker outside the Salutation in Sandwich

The Kent stars of hit Channel 4 programme Gogglebox are in talks with TV bosses about possibly hosting a new "chat show with a difference".


Lack of volunteers threatens Sandwich Festival

Sandwich Festival could be at risk due to a lack of committee members as it marks its 20th anniversary.

Resident concerned over forgotten road of Sandwich

A Sandown Road resident has spoken out over speeding along “the forgotten road of Sandwich.”


Neighbours praised after stolen car is set ablaze

The owner of a car which was stolen and set alight in Sandwich last Sunday has thanked his neighbours for their support.

Gogglebox Dom and Steph could get own TV show

Gogglebox stars Dom and Steph Parker in action on Channel 4. Picture: 4OD

We could be seeing more of the posh couple from Gogglebox if Sandwich's Dom and Steph get their own TV show.

MP raises concerns over young people playing on rail crossings

MP Laura Sandys and the British Transport Police are warning young people in Sandwich over the dangers of playing on level crossings.

Piecing together the story of how 4,000 Jews came to Sandwich

Sandwich was at the centre of a German Jewish rescue mission which saw more than 4,000 men coming to the Cinque Port town in February 1939.

NSPCC launches campaign to help pupils understand abuse

Pupils in Ash have taken part in a new NSPCC project to teach children about recognising abuse.

Man from Sandwich arrested for drink driving

Stock picture

Police investigating an incident in Market Street arrested 35-year-old Sandwich man for drink driving.

Butcher voted runner up in the Taste of Kent Awards

Chandler and Dunn Ltd have been voted top three in the Kent Butcher of the Year award.

Police investigating car fire in Sandwich

Police are investigating the theft of a car which was set alight in Sandwich this morning.

Life’s a beach at holiday firm’s expanded offices

Two Sandwich brothers are expanding their holiday home business at the Discovery Park.

Schools want safer parent parking

Schools across the area are joining forces to kick-start a road safety awareness campaign.

Charity scheme helps to start up new businesses in Sandwich

Two new businesses could be coming to Sandwich thanks to a young entrepreneur scheme.

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