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Gridlock warning on day one of Brexit

Kent could be gridlocked after Brexit, MPs warn. Stock picture: Dan Poole

16 November 2017

Kent could be gridlocked on the day after Brexit, MPs warn, as the government's plans for increasing border staff are dubbed "unconvincing".


Bottle washes up in Kent... from South Korea

The litter pickers at Shakespeare Beach. Picture: White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

15 November 2017

Litter collectors were left scratching their heads when they came across a bottle washed up on a beach... from 5,000 miles away.


Bright colours for Kelly's funeral

Kelly - funeral to celebrate her life. Picture: Kelly Turner Fundraising

15 November 2017

The family of a teenage girl who died of cancer have asked mourners not to dress in sombre black when they pay their last respects.

Unemployment hits coastal areas

Thanet, Dover, Shepway and Swale recorded rises in those on unemployment benefits

15 November 2017

Coastal communities saw a surge in people on out-of-work benefits in Kent last month as summer work came to an end.


Gran who supplied drug which killed tot back in court

A bottle of methadone. Stock image

15 November 2017

A gran who supplied methadone to a friend whose daughter later died from drinking it has been back in court for breaking her sentence conditions.


The big freeze: get out on the ice this winter

Try snow tubing at Betteshanger Country Park, Deal this winter

14 November 2017

Get your skates on... get out on the ice this winter with ice rinks and ice tubing activities to try for all ages across the county.

Food rotting in trucks... a taste of post-Brexit Britain?

Food could be left to rot in trucks if a Brexit deal is not struck, it's been claimed. Stock image

14 November 2017

Massive queues could be caused at Dover and food left to rot in trucks if a new customs system is not set up in time for Brexit.


'My husband has been thrown to the wolves' - MP's wife

Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke with wife Natalie

14 November 2017

The wife of an MP suspended over allegations he has yet to be told about has launched a blistering attack on his party for "hanging him out to dry".


Half a million pound refurbishment for pier

Despite its problems, the structure remains a popular subject for photographers, as captured here by Tony Friend

14 November 2017

A Kent pier will undergo a half a million pound refurbishment as it celebrates its diamond anniversary.


Kent's 'cruel puppy trade' warning

An image from a previous Dogs Trusts investigation into puppy smuggling

14 November 2017

An animal charity is calling for action to stop puppies being smuggled into the UK in horrific conditions so they can be sold for Christmas.


Let there be festive lights

Lucas Farley and Jacob Park, both five, get into the festive spirit at West Malling last year. Picture: Andy Jones

14 November 2017

Christmas lights are starting to sparkle across the county. Make sure you grab a slice of the festive fun with our guide to switch-ons near you.


Artwork tribute for tragic Kelly

The tribute stones with messages for Kelly Turner

13 November 2017

Decorated stones have been place to remember a cancer-stricken teenager who passed away.

The glorious outdoors: weekend walks to try

Take the dog on a family walk

12 November 2017

A winter walk provides the perfect antidote to days spent indoors: Here's some top trails to try which will get you out and about.


Man jailed for central role in people trafficking enterprise

Mostafa Azoji. Pic: Kent Police

11 November 2017

A people trafficker, described by a judge as having a 'central role on a commercial scale' has been jailed.

Lest we forget

People will pay their respects across the weekend

11 November 2017

People will turn out across Kent this weekend to remember the people who sacrificed their lives for our country.

Lest we forget: Remembrance services in Deal, Dover and Sandwich

Remembrance services will take place in Deal, Dover and Sandwich

11 November 2017

A range of Remembrance services will pay tribute to the Fallen.

I almost live in Britain, says soul star Martha

Martha Reeves, right, onstage at the Astor theatre with sister Lois

10 November 2017

Motown legend Martha Reeves has told of her love of the UK and her passion to perform.


Giant hillside war memorial planned

An image of the planned war memorial. Picture provided by Dover District Council, original aerial photography by webbaviation.co.uk

10 November 2017

A consultation for a large memorial for Commonwealth servicemen begins today.


Man admits to assaulting four police officers

The case was heard at Folkestone Magistrates Court

10 November 2017

A defendant is in custody after an attack on three policemen and a woman colleague.

Work starts on new school building

Priory Fields Primary School in Dover will have a new building.

10 November 2017

A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place, marking the start of construction of a new school at a Dover primary

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