Flash floods in Europe killed 150+ people in Germany. Bad Münstereifel was badly affected. What can we do to avoid catastrophe?
This new constituency of Weald Central … includes several of the wards from the east of Tunbridge Wells, and more from the west of Ashford. Ashford also loses some north western wards to Maidstone, but gains two large rural wards in the North Downs area. The largest town in the proposed new constituency is Tenterden (pop 8,000) larger than Cranbrook (pop 7,000). Personally, from childhood affection for this part of the Weald, I think the proposed new constituency makes sense.
How soon can robots take over from seasonal workers harvesting fruit in Kent? There is undoubtedly a shortage of seasonal workers this year
Dinosaur footprints found in rocks from the cliffs near Folkestone are those of medium-sized dinosaurs from 120 million years ago
The French are keen to re-start duty-free shopping in Calais for British tourists post-Brexit and ferries have reintroduced it
We need food for a growing population. Whether we buy from British farming, or other countries, the same ethical scrutiny should be applied
Light pollution at the lorry park disturbs local residents, the environment and research found artificial light harms human health
The 2021 UK Census had a tick-box for Roma for the first time. Gypsies and Irish travellers were only put in the census for the first time in 2011. “Gypsy” by Cernavoda is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Gypsies and Travellers are 0.5% of population in Kent The results revealed 58,000 Gypsies and Irish travellers, the majority in the […]
Charlotte Lebon looks at why some plants may become unaffordable in British garden centres next year now that Brexit regulations have taken effect
Changes in the questions that have been asked in the UK census have developed over the decades, reflecting changes in society and in social attitudes.