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Stranger tries to coax teenager into van

Kent Police has released this e-fit of a man they'd like to speak to

15 February 2018

Police have issued an e-fit after a man tried to persuade a young teenager into his van.


Dover TAP is on

A previous use of the Dover TAP restrictions

14 February 2018

The traffic and speed restriction has been brought back to prevent congestion at a Kent port town.

Fighting period poverty

Artwork by Aimee Lennon to for Dover smArt campaign. Picture courtesy of Dover smART Project.

14 February 2018

A campaign is launched on St Valentine's Day for free feminine hygiene products for low-income women.


Signalling problem sparks train chaos

Southeastern trains will offer free wifi from today. Picture: Southeastern

14 February 2018

Trains were delayed or diverted due to a signalling problem on part of Kent's rail network.


Landlady fined after ten people contract food poisoning

Deborah Doyle must pay almost £8,000 in fines

13 February 2018

A landlady has been fined almost £8,000 after ten people contracted food poisoning after eating at her pub.


'Permanent lorry parking should be built near A2'

General scene of lorry parking in St Radigund's

13 February 2018

The bosses of three Kent councils have urged the government to look at building permanent lorry parking.


Car smeared with dog poo after woman failed to pick up

A message reminding the woman to pick up the mess was scribed on her car

13 February 2018

A woman who failed to pick up dog's mess is calling for police action after it was smeared on her car.


Rugby legend opens £1 million spa

Rugby hero Ben Cohen at the opening ceremony. Picture: Ian Scammell, courtesy of Oyster Bar Photography

12 February 2018

One of the 2003 England World Cup winners cut the ribbon for a major new hotel feature.


Profile boost for comic prankster

Arron Crascall. Picture courtesy of @alexpwallace.

12 February 2018

Kent comedian Arron Crascall has had a boosted fanbase after joining a specialist online network.


Throwaway society stops here

Amy Howie works on an overlocker machine at the repair workshop. Picture: Transition Dover

10 February 2018

A new repairs workshop service, so items can be fixed rather than bin, has begun.

Warning after dog 'sank his teeth' into Dalmatian

Fred was bit in two places

09 February 2018

A dog owner who was forced to pay a £200 vet's bill after another hound allegedly "sank his teeth" into his pet is advising others to be vigilant.


Kent duo win Hunted TV contest

On the run. Bob and Alex keep ahead of their pursuers. Picture courtesy of Channel 4

09 February 2018

A father and son are among the winners of an action reality show.


Palm oil warning to dog owners

The waxy deposit washed up on Sandwich Bay. Picture: Dover District Council

08 February 2018

A warning has been issued after a waxy deposit suspected to be palm oil has washed up on a Kent beach.

A&E units still struggling to meet targets

The A&E at the William Harvey.

08 February 2018

Some Kent patients are still waiting more than four hours to be treated in A&E - making it one of the most challenging winters on record.


Bus shelter could make way for expanded cinema

Councillors Pam Hawkins and Bill Gardner with bus passengers outside the closed waiting room.

08 February 2018

The reopening of an indoor bus shelter depends on whether cinema developers submit a plan that requires space in the neighbouring car park.


Jobs threat at school after 'financial mismanagement'

Schools Company Trust sponsors four schools in the UK including Goodwin Academy in Deal

07 February 2018

Jobs are on the line at a new multi-million pound secondary school after revelations of financial mismanagement.


Sunday parking charges - thousands say no

Campaigning councillors Charlotte “Charlie” Zosseder and Ian Palmer at the Stembrook car park, Dover. Picture: Peter Wallace

06 February 2018

Just over 3,400 people have supported online petitions to stop a council introducing new seven-day parking charges.


Car workshop blaze

Firefighters were called to the blaze. Stock image

06 February 2018

Three fire engines were called to a blaze at an industrial estate.

'Don't go back in the USSR'

Initial images of the planned Buckland Hospital site flats. Picture: Beanland Associates Architects

05 February 2018

New flats planned to replace a fomer hospital have been branded Soviet-style.


Family frolics this February half term in Kent

Explore at Leeds Castle this half term

03 February 2018

It may be February, but the fun starts starts here with the first school break of the year: here's what's on this half term across Kent.

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