High Speed Views – Brevity

Mark Twain once signed off a letter with the phrase “I apologise for writing a long letter, I didn’t have time to write a short one”.

Found: a Shakespeare play about student poverty in Canterbury

‘Timon of Athens’ was one of Shakespeare’s final works, written in 1607

Dane John night closure trial starts

A 12-month trial scheme to close several of the entrances to the Dane John Gardens at night has begun

Four green flags set to fly

The Green Flag is a national scheme that recognises parks with high standards of management.

High speed views

Alex Ricketts stares out of train window of life

Could Boris become the most embarrassing mistake in political history?

The next Prime Minister might not be there very long.

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story

The Journal's resident arts critic reviews Scorsese's biopic

Love in a doorway

Looking into a High Street doorway this week, I saw two people still asleep, wrapped in each other’s arms.

A vegan diet is the best solution on offer

Solutions are needed, and quickly, if these devastating trends are to be reversed.

What does a councillor do?

Newly elected councillor Alex Ricketts talks about his new job

Why Labour gifted victory to the Conservatives

Alex Lister analyses the local election result

Wildlife group’s conservation work halts decline of stunning butterfly

The Duke of Burgundy can be seen at sites across Kent.

What lessons a massacre 100 years ago has for us today

Bob Britnell draws a modern parallel with the past.

Couple win £35k leisure home in prize draw

Sam and Olly Bottomley plan to spend summers at the coastal home.

89% of children accepted to first choice primary school

More than 97% of families got a place at one of their chosen schools.

City council election proves that every vote really does count

The Wilson Perspective: Key wards - including his own - were decided by just a few votes, writes Dave Wilson.

Climate change worries 87% of people in St Stephen’s

New poll reveals some interesting stats

Memorial service held for world-famous sailor Hilary Lister

Lister was the first quadriplegic sailor to cross the channel solo

Lib Dems select Canterbury barrister as MEP candidate

Antony Hook will run against Nigel Farage

World heritage site thanks Canterbury for litter pick

The Reverend Mark Griffin, rector of St Martin’s, represented the Cathedral