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Border Force officer arrested in guns and drugs swoop

One of the weapons found. Picture: National Crime Agency

09 October 2017

A serving member of the Border Force was one of 12 arrested in a cross-Channel firearms and drugs investigation.

Swimming to victory

Artist's impression of the swimming pool at the new leisure centre. Picture: Dover District Council

09 October 2017

A construction firm plans for more than half its spending on a new leisure centre to be with contractors based in Kent.

Message in bottle found after 30 years

The message was released 30 years ago off Admiralty Pier in Dover

08 October 2017

A carer is to be reunited with a message he wrote as a child after it was discovered almost 400 miles away in Holland.

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Hope after disability

Cllr Ian Palmer: Life after disability

07 October 2017

An ex-prison officer left in a wheelchair after an accident has rebuilt his life.

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.

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.

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Truckers 'making people's lives hell'

Lorries parked at Coombe Valley Road, Dover

06 October 2017

A former mayor has launched a scathing attack on lorry drivers, accusing them of urinating in the streets and potentially blocking ambulances.

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People smugglers jailed

05 October 2017

Two men have been locked up for illegally smuggling people into the UK.

Fewer vacancies as apprenticeship levy bites

East Kent College and Canterbury College principal Graham Razey

05 October 2017

Fewer young people are taking apprenticeships because big employers are opting to train their present staff instead, official figures indicate.

Runaway caged after four years

Caged: Mariusz Chorazy. Picture courtesy of HM Revenue and Customs

04 October 2017

A cigarette smuggler is behind bars after fleeing the country in 2013.

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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.

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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.

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'I'm the daddy!'

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

04 October 2017

Police raiding a house looking for drugs were confronted by a man brandishing a knife who told them: “I’m the daddy around here!”

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Pub burglar claims 'I lost my way'

Thief Nathan Clifton

03 October 2017

A man banned from a pub for suspected drug taking returned to burgle it, swiping cash, jewels and booze.

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'Keep border controls at Calais'

The Port of Calais

03 October 2017

Council leaders have written to Brexit minister David Davis calling for border controls to be kept at Calais after the UK leaves the EU.

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Chemist shop burglary - man charged

General scene of London Road, Dover

02 October 2017

A man of 51 was arrested after a break-in at shop.

Men accused of trying to kidnap teenager

Police are hunting four suspects. Stock image

02 October 2017

Two men have appeared in court accused of kidnapping an 18-year-old man.

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.

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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.

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Man charged with warehouse burglary

Police are hunting four suspects. Stock image

29 September 2017

A man will appear in court following a break-in at a seafront property, police say.

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