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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.


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.


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.


'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!”


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.


'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.


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 three 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.


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.


Man charged with warehouse burglary

Police are hunting three suspects. Stock image

29 September 2017

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

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.

Care home worker mistreated residents

Graham worked at Alexander House in Dover. Picture: Google.

29 September 2017

A care home team leader has been convicted after repeatedly shoving a flannel in a patient's mouth and banging another resident's head against a wall.

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.

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