In Kent we are most aware of refugees risking their lives in little boats. In refugee week, let’s look at the bigger picture.
‘The Seas are rising: Take action on Climate emergency’ demanded a gathering in Dover at the start of the G7 meeting in Cornwall.
The French are keen to re-start duty-free shopping in Calais for British tourists post-Brexit and ferries have reintroduced it
The first to swim the Channel was Matthew Webb in 1875. Peter Jurzynski became the 329th of Channel swimmers to complete the crossing
KCC wants other counties to take a share under-age migrants, refugees and asylum seekers arriving in Kent. Opinions are split.
A Kent therapy group on how mental health in-person therapy has been halted since March 2020 and summarises the problems of virtual sessions
Local residents say no to pollution from recreational flying at airfield to be planned for Mongeham village on farmland in Kent
Light pollution at the lorry park disturbs local residents, the environment and research found artificial light harms human health
The loss of farmland due to widespread building projects is a significant issue that the Thanet District Council local plan fails to address
Amy Wernham writes about water pollution in Kent; river pollution and eutrophication have a dire affect on housing development. A lot of the pollution comes from household sewage, and plans are being made for a large tank to be built to capture household waste.