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Historic vessel saviour dies

The Medway Queen at Gillingham Pier

06 June 2017

A ship which rescued thousands of allied troops in 1940 would have ended up in the scrapyard if it were not for the actions of a Kent man.


Ex-mayor - tributes and fundraising continue

Ronnie Philpott as Dover mayor with Judge Andrew Patience, council honorary recorder, left, and Christopher Hobbs-East, town sergeant from that time. Picture courtesy of Dover Town Council.

03 June 2017

Fundraising plans are building up in honour of a former mayor who died of motor neurone disease.


‘Positive and caring’ councillor dies aged 45

Katy Coleman for UKIP won her seat in Milton Regis back in 2015.

31 May 2017

Tributes have flooded in for a borough councillor who died suddenly.


Funeral next week for bowls chairman

John Yarrow

18 May 2017

Mourners will pay their last respects to a much-loved former bowls and choral group chairman.

Loved historian and estate agent dies

The late Richard Filmer

11 May 2017

Tributes are being paid around the country following the death of well-known and hugely respected historian, writer and estate agent.


'A loving son and a great musician'

Michael Crampton. Picture: Kent Police

04 May 2017

The family of a man who died in a crash at the weekend have paid tribute.


Pensioner dies after being crushed by own car

The accident happened off Bower Street. Stock picture

04 May 2017

A man in his 70s has tragically died following after an accident as he tried to bump start his car.


Biker crash victim named

Rodger Smith was 62 and a father. Picture: Kent Police

27 April 2017

A motorcyclist who died in a crash near an accident black spot has been named.

Tributes to train death teenager

Amber Baker

19 April 2017

A young woman whose sudden death has shocked friends and family had been hoping to join the navy.

Heartbroken parents say goodnight to ‘little princess’

Eva Giles

18 April 2017

More than £100,000 was raised in an attempt to save the life of a five-year-old girl who had a rare form of cancer.


RBL branch president dies suddenly

Major Pat O'Reilly suffered a heart attack

17 April 2017

The president of the Dover White Cliffs branch of the Royal British Legion has died suddenly.


Youth leader transformed lives

Tom Pelham

17 April 2017

Cancer has claimed the life of a charity worker well-known for his passionate support of people less fortunate than himself.


Family tribute after tragic hospital death

Sian on holiday

15 April 2017

The family of a young mum-of-three who died in hospital due to a series of failings by doctors will remember her as 'a crusader with a good heart'.

Community 'rocked' by death of homeless man

Sean Brady

14 April 2017

A rough sleeper found dead in a car park was reportedly only days away from getting his own property.

Who gave my son 'one-touch' death drug?

Robert Fraser

14 April 2017

A mum has issued a poignant warning to teenagers to stay away from drugs after her son reportedly died handling a powerful illegal substance.

Record breaking French knitter dies

Ted Hannaford at his home.

13 April 2017

A man who broke the world record for the longest piece of French knitting has died.

Tattoos to pay for baby’s funeral

Winter-Rose has been described as an 'angel' by her mother. Picture: Gary Browne

07 April 2017

Tributes to a baby who died suddenly will be tattooed on people’s bodies in a bid to raise money for her funeral.


‘I won’t let you go in vain'

Alex Wheeler

05 April 2017

A mum whose 21-year-old son took his own life after battling depression is determined something positive will come out of the tragedy.

Family heartbroken at death of son, 22

Ricky with his niece Lola

31 March 2017

A young man described as 'brave and cheeky' has tragically died from the same disease that killed his mother.


Tributes to ‘beautiful, fun, loving mummy’ Kirsty, 26

Tributes have been paid to Kirsty

28 March 2017

A young woman who died suddenly has been described as “beautiful and fun”.

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