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Museum launches 2013 season

Deal mayor Marlene Burnham and museum trustees

22 May 2013

Deal Maritime and Local History Museum has launched its new 2013 season in style.

Anger at static home annex

A static home has caused controversy after it was sited in a garden in Cavell Square

21 May 2013

Would you be happy if this was in your street?

Hero John gets medal at last

Arctic Convoys hero John Francis from Deal

21 May 2013

A war veteran from Deal has finally received his Arctic Convoy medal after waiting 70 years.

Curtain goes up on production of West Side Story

A scene from West Side Story

21 May 2013

Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society members are staging their first ever production of the musical West Side Story this week.

Can you help identify offender who attacked man in Deal?

Kent Police Headquarters, Sutton Road. Maidstone.

20 May 2013

Police are seeking witnesses to what they describe as a "violent assault" in Deal.

Needles found dumped in Dover cemetery

A syringe at Cowgate Cemetery. Photo by Ian Palmer.

20 May 2013

Dover District Council has been praised for its quick response to used hyperdermic needles dumped in a Dover cemetery.

A raid on a shop with a difference

Rosemary Smith is staging a Cash Mob in Deal

18 May 2013

A mob is set to target a series of shops today - find out why the owners are in favour of the storming...

New play areas get the thumbs up from pupils

The children enjoying the new equipment at Elms Vale.

17 May 2013

Pupils from Priory Fields School had a break from their lessons on Friday to try out some play equipment which they had helped choose.

Armed robbers jailed for 27 years after vicious Thomas Cook raids

CCTV pictures show raiders bursting into Thomas Cook in Sandwich

17 May 2013

A pair who tied up staff and threatened to kill Thomas Cook workers in a series of armed raids have been jailed for a total of 27 years.

Jail for computer hacker who launched cyber attack on police website

Lewys Martin was caught with three malware phishing programmes

16 May 2013

A hacker who tried to bring down Kent Police's website in a cyber attack has been jailed for two years.

Last-minute invite for people to attend health group meeting


15 May 2013

A group which is responsible for buying the majority of healthcare for people in Dover and Deal is holding its meeting in public for the first time.

Police seek motorcyclist who attacked dog walker

Police were called.

15 May 2013

An appeal for witnesses has been made after a dog walker reported he was assaulted by a motorcyclist near Crabble Football Ground.

Witnesses sought after trucker dies in A2 bridge crash

Henryk Konopacki died after his lorry hit a bridge on the A2

15 May 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses today after a trucker was killed when he hit a bridge over the A2 near Canterbury, closing the road for 10 hours.

Gang of six beat up my boyfriend

library image

14 May 2013

The girlfriend of a 25-year-old man who was kicked, strangled and beaten in an unprovoked attack has spoken of their horrific ordeal.

Street drinkers will be refused strong booze

Drink drivers were among those called up to court. Stock picture.

14 May 2013

A crackdown has been launched on anti-social drinking in Dover town centre with off-licences agreeing not to sell strong booze to street drinkers.

Bob Goldfield to step down as CEO of Dover Harbour Board

Bob Goldfield

14 May 2013

Dr Bob Goldfield is to step down as chief executive of the Port of Dover. Chief operating officer Tim Waggott will take over as acting CEO on June 1.

Wedding winners enjoy magical day

Justin and Stephanie with the toastmaster.

14 May 2013

Stephanie Hutchings and Justin Harris from Walmer tied the knot on Saturday at the Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, thanks to KM Group competition.

Playground equipment for Sholden

14 May 2013

Deal schools have come up trumps again with Sholden Primary School coming second in the KM’s competition to win new playground equipment.

How Dover looks from the International Space Station

The view of Dover and Dover Harbour from the International Space Station, taken by Commander Hadfield. @cmdr_hadfield on Twitter

14 May 2013

This is the view of Dover taken by Commander Chris Hadfield from the International Space Station, and shared on Twitter.

Kent's beaches are among dirtiest

General rubbish collected in the Beachwatch weekend

14 May 2013

More litter was collected on our county's beaches than almost anywhere else in the country, a survey out today has revealed.

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