Conservative candidate Russell Tillson has won the by election for the New Romney seat held on 20 July 2017. Russell returns to the District Council after an absence of two years and we look forward to his unique style of contribution to debate and hard work for his constituents and the wider di
Richard Ashworth, Conservative MEP for South East England was among those visiting the Kent County Show at Detling on 07 July where he was delighted to come across EDF staff from Dungeness promoting apprenticeships on the KCC stand. Richard has family connections with Romney Marsh and has promis
The funeral of Shirley Newlands was held at St Stephen’s Church Lympne on Tuesday 04 July. A staunch Conservative, Shirley represented the villages of Lympne and Stanford for 24 years at Shepway District Council serving for two years as Chairman.
Shepway District Councillors stood in silence before the start of the council meeting on 14 June to remember Shirley Newlands who had been a long serving member of Shepway District Council as well as serving as chairman. Shirley passed away on 05 June. Her funeral will be at St Stephen’s church
Damian Collins has held the Folkestone & Hythe seat for the Conservatives with an increased share of vote and increased majority. The Conservatives also improved on their performance at the recent County Council elections winning nearly 55% of the vote on a 68% turnout compared to a 43% shar
We were shocked this morning and saddened to hear the awful news about the London attack and wish to express our condolences to all families and friends who are trying to come to terms with their loss or worried about their loved ones.
The last few days have been some of the most difficult that we have faced as a nation. All acts of terrorism are cowardly attacks on innocent people, but the attack in Manchester stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice.
We were shocked and saddened to hear the terrible news about the Manchester attack and wish to express our condolences to all families and friends who are trying to come to terms with the loss of their loved ones.
All election campaigning is suspended during this time of mourning.