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Bargain hunters queue for brr..and new store

People queued in -2c temperatures to be the first into the new pound store. Picture: Yav Zare

28 February 2018

Shoppers queued in freezing temperatures to be the first into a new pound store in Kent.


Firefighters tackle issue of a different kind

Ellice was given the chance to fire the hose

28 February 2018

Firefighters, touched by the story of a little girl whose wish is to walk, have donated £3,000 to her cause.

Schools shut early after more snow is expected

Sir Roger Manwoods in Sandwich will shut at 2pm

27 February 2018

Two secondary schools will close early today to ensure students can get home safely.

Woman freed after car flips

Stock pic

27 February 2018

Firefighters rescued a woman from a car after it flipped onto its side.

Rush to save lives of homeless during freeze

Sight of the homless sleeping rough in Biggin Street, Dover. Archive image

26 February 2018

Action is being taken to get rough sleepers off the streets after the arrival of the Beast from the East.


Teenage girl held on suspicion of salvage yard arson

The aftermath of the fire. Pic: @kentpolicedover

25 February 2018

A 13-year-old girl has been arrested after a blaze ripped through a car salvage yard, damaging more than 120 vehicles.

Suspected illegal immigrants found in lorry

An eye witness says he saw the incident unfold on the A2. Picture: Google Maps

23 February 2018

Six suspected illegal immigrants have been found in a lorry and handed over to a Home Office immigration enforcement facility.


Mum's fight to ensure 'my son mattered'

Robert Fraser

23 February 2018

A woman who lost her son to the most powerful drug known to man is campaigning for a change in the law.


Forty firefighters tackle car yard blaze

The aftermath of the fire. Pic: @kentpolicedover

23 February 2018

Dozens of vehicles caught fire after a blaze broke out at a car salvage yard.


First look at new seats for Pier

Residents are invited to have their say on the new seats. Picture: DDC

21 February 2018

A council is testing two types of benches as part of a half a million pound pier revamp.


'I need money to get back to my boy'

Godwyne Close, Dover. Picture: Google Maps

21 February 2018

Police are investigating two burglaries where a woman asked for cash to return to her home-alone son.


Save a life with new defibrillator

Cllr Paul Graeme and first responder Zella Nerssessian with the defibrillator

20 February 2018

A taxi office is the temporary home for a new lifesaving device.


Death plunge tragedy

A helicopter and lifeboats seen during yesterday's tragedy. Picture courtesy of Gracie Irvine

18 February 2018

A man has died after falling from a cliff at a Kent beauty spot.

Ding dong goes on despite deadline

The overnight chimes were expected to cease tonight

18 February 2018

A traditional church clock which was expected to be silenced overnight from today will continue because the owners need more time.


Bolton row - Ukip councillor resigns

Cllr Ben Glayzer

17 February 2018

A district councillor has walked out of Ukip following the vote to remove its leader.


Possible incident at cliffs - details awaited

A helicopter and lifeboat vessels at the reported cliffs incident. Picture courtesy of Gracie Irvine

17 February 2018

A helicopter and lifeboats have been seen in a possible incident at a Kent beauty spot.

Wanted: more fugitives

Bob and Alex Ayling: Picture courtesy of Channel 4

17 February 2018

Makers of the TV pursuit show Hunted want Kent people to join a new series.


Debt-ridden school cutting staff

The new Goodwin Academy in Hamilton Road, Deal

16 February 2018

Dozens of jobs are to be lost after "financial mismanagement" led to a school racking up £3 million of debt.


Councils failing to meet housing targets

The number of houses each local authority has completed has been revealed. Picture: Chris Davey

16 February 2018

Not enough homes are being built in several areas of Kent, according to the latest figures.


Rent arrears: 'alarm bells should ring'

More rent arrears could worsen the homlessness crisis, one councillor fears. General view of a Dover neighbourhood

15 February 2018

More people are behind on their local authority rents, which councillors fear is another side to the housing crisis.

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