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Attacker convicted of attempted murder
Judge James O'Mahoney sentenced Leonidis Dennis Mouzakitis to 27 years imprisonment today, for the attempted murder of a Wye resident. In summary, Mouzakitis aged 24, "had pleaded guilty to causing grievously bodily harm with intent as well as aggravated burglary and theft of a motor vehicle. He went to his 73-year-old woman victim's home in the pretence of picking up a package that had been delivered.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:00 by Admin
Wye College owner Telereal Trillium makes first planning application on WYE3
Squire's Cottages, Olantigh Road, Wye
First planning application for WYE3 submitted to Ashford Borough Council by Telereal Trillium, the owner of Wye College
Statement from GL Hearn on behalf of Telereal Trillium:Plans to restore the Squire's Cottages and convert them back to individual houses have been prepared by Telereal Trillium's project team and have now been submitted to Ashford Borough Council.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:30 by Admin
Wye restaurant burgled, twice
Police are appealing for witnesses to two burglaries at Joshan's Restaurant in Wye High Street. Both break-ins occurred only days after a serious fire on Wednesday 1st June, reported below.
Thieves stole food from an outbuilding sometime between 17.30pm on Thursday 2nd June, and 10.30 Friday morning. During the second burglary thieves stole alcohol valued at about £600, and damaged a door. This... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jun 2016 18:02 by Admin
Derailment of passenger train at Godmersham - Rail Accident Investigation Branch report published
"At around 21:40 hrs on 26 July 2015, a passenger train derailed after striking eight cows that had gained access to the railway at Godmersham in Kent, between Wye and Chilham stations..."
Click on the link to read the the rest of the summary and the full Rail Accident Investigation Branch report. "As a result of this accident, RAIB has made five recommendations addressing the fence inspection process,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2016 23:45 by Admin
Taste of Kent Awards 2016
Congratulations to Willesborough Windmill Bread, Wye Bakery "Highly Commended"
Kent Food Product Class 2016 Bakery and Confectionery, sponsored by HSBC, Taste of Kent Awards 2016
Posted: Fri, 04 Mar 2016 12:00 by Admin
Wye Almshouses - vacancy
Wye Almshouse Charity is seeking a new resident. Applicants aged over 60, and who have a connection to Wye will receive preference.
The flat comprises a living room, a bedroom, a kitchen and a bathroom. This is all on one level, but there are steep steps from Bridge Street to the Almshouses. There is a Lifeline monitoring system installed, and a maintained garden. Almshouse residents' contributions... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:20 by Admin
Holocaust - A Survivor's Story
Seventy years after the liberation of the camps, a survivor will speak to the Wye Arts Association meeting tonight, thanks to the Holocaust Educational Trust.
Tickets £5, are available from WAA committee members (non-members are welcome, tickets £7)
Date: 18th May 2015 Time:19.00
Venue: Wye Village Hall (small hall)
Contact: Wye Arts Association 813129
Posted: Mon, 18 May 2015 12:00 by Admin
Dr Bill Crawley - public presentation
There will be a public presentation to Dr Bill Crawley, on behalf of his patients at Wye Surgery, Tuesday 14th April at 19.30.
All members of the public are welcome.
The Wye Surgery Patients Participation Group AGM will follow the presentation to Dr Crawley
The AGM agenda includes a talk by Lisa Barclay, Lead Commissioner Ashford CCG on the subject of Mental Health Matters
Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:35 by Admin
Flooding in Bridge Street, Wye
The main road into Wye flooded for the second time in a week. Although the rainfall this afternoon was light the drains under the junction of Bridge Street, Churchfield Way and Dennes Mill Close could not cope with the volume of water. The road remained passable, but flood water hid the raised manhole covers, which created a traffic hazard, and also threatened to inundate nearby homes and businesses,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:15 by Admin