Seasonal Crime advice from Kent Police and Neighbourhood Watch

Thieves are more active in the run up to Christmas , criminals will be on the lookout for any opportunity to help themselves to valuables, so make sure they are not yours .   Out Shopping Keep valuables out of sight Keep your handbag shut (purse bells are available from Ashford Police Station reception, £1) […]


Dashcam footage sought after fatal collision near Folkestone   Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision near Folkestone. The incident happened at around 6.45pm on Thursday 15 November 2018 in Canterbury Road, Densole and involved a car and a motorcyclist. A black E class Mercedes was involved in a collision with a red Yamaha motorbike. The motorcyclist died at […]

Notification From Folkestone and Hythe District Council- Places and Policies Plan

NOTIFICATION FROM FOLKESTONE AND HYTHE DISTRICT COUNCIL Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 The Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 We submitted our Places and Policies Local Plan to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on 28 September 2018 for independent examination. You can see the plans at […]

Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Protect yourself  Don’t become a victim of fraud, follow these top tips from ‘take five to stop fraud’: A genuine bank or organisation will never contact you out of the blue to ask for your PIN, full password or to move money to another account. Only give out your personal or financial details to use […]

Kent Police Appeal For Witnesses

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a report of a serious sexual assault in Folkestone. The incident is reported to have happened in the Garden of Remembrance, Sandgate Road, between 12.15am and 1.03am on Saturday 6 October 2018.   The suspect is described as being of medium height, of a muscular build with short, dark hair. He was wearing a coat […]


  12 Sep 2018     Newly available flu vaccine this winter could prevent 700 deaths, over 2000 hospitalisations and 30,000 GP consultations in those aged 65 and over in England     New vaccine becomes available as records show more than 200 patients were admitted to intensive care units in the South East last […]

Scam Alert- Beware of fake websites promising cash for your phone

We have received reports of people using mobile-buying websites to sell their mobile phones, only to find that they have been scammed out of their money and their phone. How it works The consumer contacts a trader through a mobile-buying website and provides the brand and make of the mobile they would like to sell. […]