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Young man killed in A2 walk

The young man was killed on the A2 near Whitfield. Picture: Google Street View

06 September 2013

A 20-year-old man has died after being hit by a car as he walked along the A2 early today.

Cannabis plants found at Dover house

The number of people who have been arrested for drug possession has been revealed. Picture: Thinkstock

05 September 2013

Police are investigating after cannabis plants were found at a house in Dover.

Couple escape late-night blaze at their Dover home

Stock pic

05 September 2013

Fire-fighters tackled a blaze which broke out at a house in Dover late last night.

Vandals target Dover nursery

Stock picture

04 September 2013

Police are appealing for help in finding vandals who damaged a childcare nursery in Dover.

MPs speak after vote on Syria crisis

MP Laura Sandys

04 September 2013

After the House of Commons rejected the motion for possible military action in Syria, the district's two MPs say why they voted for it.

Your chance to make a difference

Artist Anita Luckett (left) and Susan Proudfoot who has started her edible plants company with the help of Star People funding - part of the Big Lottery initiative for Dover. Her plans for a community garden are included in the exhibition.

04 September 2013

People have the chance to give their ideas for improving Dover at an exhibition with a difference at the Charlton Arts Centre this month.

Officers tackle street drinkers in Dover

04 September 2013

More officers are on duty in Dover town centre this week tackling anti-social behaviour by street drinkers.

'HS2 money could be spent on our trains'

Connections to London and Europe was the top reason businesses think Kent is a good place to work

04 September 2013

Billions of pounds being spent on a rail project branded a white elephant by some could be spent on the county's transport network, it's been argued.

Remembering the Merchant Navy seafarers who gave their lives in the wars

Chairman of Dover District Council, Cllr Sue Nicholas joined guests in Dover for the special service at Dover Town Hall.

03 September 2013

Civic dignitaries were among those who attended the Merchant Navy Day memorial service at Dover Town Hall today.

Fun day tops £3,000

Fun for a good cause: Mat Sims, Phil Gallagher, Lauren Sims and Gracie at the fundraising day

03 September 2013

A family fun day to raise awareness for people suffering a rare disease was a great success, raising a staggering £3,039 for two charities.

Did you see bike thieves?

The stolen white Scott Foil racing bike

03 September 2013

Witnesses are being sought after determined thieves stole two bikes which were locked and bolted onto a car roof rack.

Big increase in parking permit charges for hospital staff

Staff car park at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital

03 September 2013

The lowest paid staff at a Kent hospital trust will have to pay more than double to park at work.

House blaze treated as suspicious

Firefighters scale a terraced house on fire in Whitfield

03 September 2013

Police have launched an investigation into a suspicious fire that gutted a terraced house.

Kent spends most on drugs for ADHD

It has been rated as inadequate. Stock photo.

03 September 2013

An area of Kent has spent more on drugs for treating hyperactivity disorder ADHD than anywhere else in England, NHS figures reveal.

Officers investigate alleged smuggling of nearly two million cigarettes at Dover

Port of Dover

03 September 2013

A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling 1.8 million cigarettes into Dover Ferry Port, via Calais.

KCC social worker concerns persist... despite £2,000 'golden hellos'

The latest figures on child sexual abuse have been released. Stock image, posed by model.

03 September 2013

Recruiting social workers for Kent's looked-after children has been identified as an ongoing problem - despite attractive "golden hellos" and bonuses.

Much more than a coffee morning ...

Preparing for the Macmillan Cancer fundraiser at the Deal Hoy: Terry Bishop, musician Mac McKean, Georgina Bishop, Hannah, Olivia, Martin and Julie Dodge and Deal Hoy Landlord Ian Goodban

02 September 2013

It won’t be just about tea and sympathy at Georgina Bishop’s Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning at the Deal Hoy.

Deal Hospital is not lost - promises health chief

The meeting was packed to discuss the future of Deal hospital

02 September 2013

Improve hospital services in Deal - don’t take them away. That was the message of a packed meeting about the future of Deal Hospital.

Crackdown on litter louts and dog mess

Enforcement officers are targeting dog owners who don't pick up poo

29 August 2013

Litter bugs and dog owners who do not pick up their pets’ mess could be slapped with a £75 fine from this week.

Hospital's future is in your hands

Daniel Sansum

28 August 2013

MP Charlie Elphicke has appealed to the people of Deal to attend a public meeting to show support to secure the future of the town's hospital.

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