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Minister praises apprentices at Discovery Park

Minister praises apprentices at Discovery Park

George Freeman, minister for life sciences has praised apprenticeship schemes at Discovery Park.

Reserve gets £10k funding boost

Reserve gets £10k funding boost

A lump sum of £10,000 has been pledged to the Gazen Salts Nature Reserve to enable it to reopen after it was flooded in December 2013.

Bringing back our ship-building pride

Bringing back our ship-building pride

The Quay in Sandwich will soon be transformed into a hub of medieval boat building.

The Quay to town's future

The Quay to town's future

A much-awaited medieval boat project at the Quay in Sandwich will help bring alive the town’s rich history.

Campaigners gear up to fight revised solar plan

Campaigners gear up to fight revised solar plan

Residents in Sandwich and Marshborough could have another battle on their hands over a proposed solar farm.

Football club trust moves in

Football club trust moves in

Margate Football Club community trust has opened its first office at Discovery Park.

Landmark golf club vote allows women

Landmark golf club vote allows women

Royal St George's golf club in Sandwich has broken with more than 100 years of tradition to allow women members.

Power link a step closer

Power link a step closer

A project in Kent to swap electricity between the UK and Europe is edging closer after the National Grid signed a deal with Belgian energy company.

Sandwich blow chance to play at Lord's

Sandwich blow chance to play at Lord's

Sandwich Town crash out on contention to play in indoor finals at Lord's after losing ECB East Regional final at Canterbury.

Solar farm wins town support

Solar farm wins town support

Farmland could be home to a solar panel project if planning permission is given.

Sport fund to help young people with disabilities

Sport fund to help young people with disabilities

Baypoint in Sandwich has received £5,000 as part of the Sportivate Awards helping young people with disabilities to get involved in sports.

Long-standing shop to close

Long-standing shop to close

A town centre store which sells ladieswear and linen is to close after 45 years, blaming a lack of business.

Concern over library future

Concern over library future

Residents in Sandwich say they are being asked to vote blindly on a consultation to offload library services to a charitable trust.

Communities secretary praises Discovery Park

Communities secretary praises Discovery Park

Communities secretary Eric Pickles has praised the growth of Britain's Enterprise Zones as job figures released.

Spanton eyes return to Lord's

Spanton eyes return to Lord's

Sandwich Town captain Craig Spanton and his players are just two wins away from playing in the ECB Indoor National Club Championship finals at Lord’s.

Magna Carta will return to Sandwich

Magna Carta will return to Sandwich

The Magna Carta will be coming back to the people of Sandwich, the town council has confirmed.

Farage addresses issues in Sandwich

Farage addresses issues in Sandwich

Nigel Farage visited Sandwich market today to talk to traders and residents about some of the issues affecting them.

Guildhall cobbles repairs announced

Guildhall cobbles repairs announced

Plans for maintenance work on the Guildhall Forecourt in Sandwich have finally been announced but are yet to be agreed.

Pupils raise cash to help little girl with leukaemia

Pupils raise cash to help little girl with leukaemia

Sixth formers at Sandwich Technology School have been raising money to provide toys for three-year-old Sabine White who has leukaemia.

Gill’s close shave for good cause

Gill’s close shave for good cause

Gill Knight from Sandwich will shave her hair off to show her best friend, who has cancer, how much she cares

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