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Major Sunday parking charges scheme

Townwall Street car park, Dover

17 January 2018

A consultation is due for proposals to introduce seven-day payments in 12 more car parks.


Fancy snapping up this modernised flat for £45k?

A house is up for auction in Dover with a guide price of £45,000 to £50,000. Picture: Clive Emson

17 January 2018

This flat - complete with fitted kitchen - could be yours... for the price of a BMW sports car. Here's how to snap it up...


Homeowners facing 'scandalous' charges

Homeowners in new housing estates in Kent often have to pay 'estate charges' on top of their council tax bills

17 January 2018

Tens of thousands of people who own houses and flats across Kent are being forced to pay rising fees connected to their properties.


BBC's Flog It set to film in the county

BBC programme Flog It! is coming to Dover Castle

17 January 2018

Do you have a hidden gem? It's time to dig it out as popular BBC antiques show Flog It will hold a free valuation day in the county.


President told to 'Get a grip'

Border Force officer. Stock image

16 January 2018

Calls for the UK to do more to help France police their borders have been dismissed by a Kent MP.


Kate makes headstart in mental health support

The Duchess of Cambridge, supporting a mental health initiative coming to Dover

16 January 2018

The Duchess of Cambridge has backed a conference with Kent youngsters on mental well-being.

Restaurant pulls out of major leisure project

Frankie and Benny's have several outlets in Kent

16 January 2018

Frankie and Benny's will no longer be part of a new £53 million development.


Woman wins £1.6 million compensation after medical failure

King's College Hospital. Picture: Wiki Commons

16 January 2018

A former dental nurse has been awarded a seven-figure sum by a court after medics failed to treat her brain abscess soon enough.

We can waltz it out

Emily Bainbridge. Picture courtesy of CJ's Dance and Fitness

16 January 2018

A dancer has won a grant for study at a Beatle-founded arts college.

'You are going to get your throats cut'

One of the attacks involved a baseball bat. Stock image

15 January 2018

A father armed himself with a baseball bat and called on pals to help take revenge on a neighbour.


Birds-eye view of development

Still from the latest video for the St James' develolpment. Picture courtesy of Apex Drone Photography

15 January 2018

New video shows progress on a Kent town's major leisure and retail project.

Robber tries to spray shopworker

Police were called to the scene. Stock image.

15 January 2018

Police are hunting two men after a jewel thief in a shop attempted to spray a member of staff.

Homeless families double the number that was predicted

Figures show an increase in people unable to pay rent in the district. General view of a Dover neighbourhood

14 January 2018

The number of homeless families in temporary accommodation is more than double the projected figure leading to a potential £746,000 budget deficit


Armed police search home for gun

Police at the junction of Elms Vale Road and Folkestone Road

13 January 2018

Firearms officers and sniffer dogs descended on a home in a three-hour search for a suspected handgun.

'People priced out of trains'

Dover Priory station rail fares protest. Pictured are Miriam Wood, Ian Palmer and Barbara and Nick Hansom. Picture courtesy of Peter Wallace

13 January 2018

Labour Party member have held railway station protests over fare rises.


The worst place in Kent for fly-tipping is revealed

Flytipping cost councils in Kent more than £1 million last year.

13 January 2018

Local authorities in Kent spent more than £1 million cleaning up illegally dumped rubbish across the county last year.


Feast of films

Leading Cineworld team members at Dover. From left regional manager Iman Fathi, general manager Luke Admans and operations director Kelly Drew

12 January 2018

Dover's first even multiplex cinema opens in three weeks.

Lawyers involved to find out why MP is suspended

MP Charlie Elphicke says it is unfair for anyone to be in his position

12 January 2018

Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke is working with lawyers to uncover the allegations which have led to his two-month suspension.


Exclusive peek inside £53m town centre scheme

The scheme will have high street name stores and a multi-plex cinema

12 January 2018

A major £53m development including a multiplex and high street chains is taking shape... and we've been given an exclusive preview.


Man blew £1 million payout

Mark Buery blew most of his compensation payout on drink and drugs

11 January 2018

A construction worker who lost a leg in a workplace accident has blown most of his compensation on drink and drugs, a court heard.

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