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Get spooked with some Halloween happenings

Halloween fun in Kent this October half term

07 October 2017

Looking for some Halloween fun for your little monsters? Here's our guide to what's creepy and kooky across the county.

History guides a hit with museum visitors

07 October 2017

History booklets has been published including Smuggling in Deal, Stories and Myths from the Goodwin Sands and A Stroll along Middle Street

New council group leader

Cllr Keith Morris. Picture from Dover District Council

06 October 2017

A newly-elected Conservative leader could head his entire council.


Councillors voice one-way traffic and safety fears

Lorries in Middle Deal Road

06 October 2017

Plans to make a busy road one way could endanger cyclists, a councillor has claimed


Conman stole thousands from pensioner

Martin conned his victim out of thousands. Stock image.

04 October 2017

A conniving carpenter who befriended a vulnerable pensioner and conned her out of thousands of pounds has been told to expect jail.


Children get pass to board Stagecoach

Pupils will soon be able to travel outside of school hours on Stagecoach buses with a pass. Picture: Stock image

04 October 2017

Children with a KCC travel pass will now be able to use it on Stagecoach services out of school hours.


Drug dealers’ stash of cocaine and heroin guarded by snake

04 October 2017

Two men have received lengthy jail terms for drug offences after a stash was found - guarded by a snake.


Two arrested in house drugs swoop

Police are investigating. Stock picture

02 October 2017

Two men have been accused of supplying Class A substances.

Slash in councillor numbers proposed

Dover District Council - major shake-up proposed

02 October 2017

A Kent district council could lose more than a fifth of its members in a boundary shake-up.


Railway station cordoned off

Police at the scene in Dover. Picture: Patty Kostowska

01 October 2017

A Kent railway station was sealed off while police investigate an alleged assault.


Jaime's charity birthday bash

Jaime Cooper held a Macmillan Coffee Afternoon instead of having an 11th birthday party

30 September 2017

Instead of having a birthday party, 11-year-old Jaime Cooper held a Macmillan coffee morning in memory of her grandad.


Air Cadets celebrate achievements at presentations

 Deal Air Cadets' annual presentation: Pictured are Cadets Lowman, Garlinge, jeyaseelan, Simcox and Beggs receiving their First Class Classification badges from Air Marshall Chris Nickols

30 September 2017

A showcase of drill skills and pictures of activities enjoyed by youngsters was part of the annual inspection prizegiving of Deal Air Cadets.

Freemasons help Theo’s cause

 Members of The Saint Lawrence Lodge of Freemason based in Thanet present a cheque to Theo Knott from Deal

29 September 2017

Thanet Freemasons have given £1,000 towards a Deal boy's mission to walk.


Swung in the kids' favour

Artist's impression of the new St Radigund's playground. Picture: Wicksteed Leisure

29 September 2017

Work has begun on a town's new children's play area.

Raise a cup for Macmillan

Macmillan Cancer Support

29 September 2017

Macmillan's World’s Biggest Coffee Mornings are well underway across Deal and Dover - Here’s our roundup of events happening today

Appeal to save white cliffs reaches £1m target

The White Cliffs of Dover

29 September 2017

The future of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover has been secured after a public appeal raised £1 million in just three weeks.


Fright night film screenings

Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in IT Picture: PA Photo/Warner Bros

29 September 2017

No longer just for trick-or-treaters, there's Halloween horror for grown-ups with fright night film screenings across Kent.

'It’s time for me to hang up my mouse’

Phil Birch, Cllr Dan Friend and Sandwich Mayor Paul Graeme

29 September 2017

The work of a man who helped technophobes get up to speed with the digital revolution has been honoured.

Celebrate Friday... with £1,000!

Thousand Pound Friday

29 September 2017

Do you want to know how you can start the weekend with an extra grand in your pocket?

Seven things to make your weekend

The Medieval Mops Fair comes to Sitingbourne. Picture: Tony Stigle

29 September 2017

We've come up with seven spot-on ideas to try with the family this weekend.

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