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Charity shop raid

Volunteer Andy Styles outside the targeted shop

28 September 2017

A charity shop which raises money to help elderly people in the town has been targeted by thieves.

How Kentish is your accent?

Miners at Chislet Colliery

28 September 2017

From shuckish to nabbler... take our quiz to find out how many traditional Kentish words you know.

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Record intake for accountancy apprenticeship

Kreston Reeves has hired a record 32 students and trainees

26 September 2017

A financial advisor has hired a record number of trainees after becoming one of three UK firms to offer new apprenticeships in the profession.

Kelly charity thefts - man jailed

Kelly Turner. Picture: Tony Flashman

25 September 2017

A man has been imprisoned for four months for stealing three charity collection boxes for a teenager with cancer.

Trains disrupted by car on tracks

The car even straddled a live wire. Picture courtesy of Network Rail

25 September 2017

A car, unbelievably parked on railway tracks and straddling a live wire, caused disruption to train services

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Songs for my gran

Sophia Lyons - onstage in tribute to her grandmother. Picture courtesy of JIGintheBOX Entertainment Group

24 September 2017

A singer performing in memory of her grandmother will be part of a tribute night for two women.

Where are savings in axing helpdesk?

The town's district area office is within Deal Library

22 September 2017

A decision to close a district council help desk is to be reviewed by councillors.

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McFinished

McDonald's in Biggin Street, Dover

21 September 2017

A town's McDonald's restaurant will shut in six weeks, it's been confirmed.

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Council leader to retire

Dover council leader Paul Watkins will retire as leader and ward councilor for St Margaret's-at-Cliffe on Saturday, September 30

20 September 2017

Cllr Paul Watkins will retire as leader of Dover District Council next Saturday.

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'Cheapskate' attempt to dredge sands

The Goodwin Sands. Picture: Ian Goodban

19 September 2017

An MP has condemned plans to dig up iconic offshore sands to make way for a major port redevelopment.

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Major town development - latest pictures

The construction of the St James' development this week. Picture courtesy of Apex Drone Photography

18 September 2017

New birds-eye images show the progress of a massive retail and leisure project.

Kelly charity thefts - now two charged

The Dovorian Restaurant - scene of one of the thefts

18 September 2017

Two men have been charged after a spate of charity box thefts for a girl with cancer.

Jobs announcement poised as park marks five years

The fifth birthday celebrations for Discovery Park in Sandwich

18 September 2017

Bosses at a business estate revealed a “big organisation” is looking for a 60,000 sq ft premises where it could create 400 jobs.

Hospital boss quits troubled health trust

Chief executive of East Kent Hospitals Matthew Kershaw

15 September 2017

The boss of a beleaguered Kent health trust has left his position two years after taking up the role.

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Kent legend’s charity golf day

Kerry Rubins from Martha Trust, cricketer John Shepherd, volunteer Jo Allen and director Julie Gayler

15 September 2017

The Martha Trust has teamed up with former Kent cricketer John Shepherd for the third year running to host a fundraising golf day at Princes Golf Club

Diggers start work on £26m leisure centre

15 September 2017

Construction vehicles and tradesmen are already at work on the district's new leisure centre at Whitfield.

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Two arrested over charity box thefts

The Dovorian Restaurant - scene of one of the thefts

15 September 2017

Two men have been arrested after a spate of charity tin thefts.

More doctors for crisis hit A&E departments

The A&E at the William Harvey.

14 September 2017

Health chiefs have drafted in more emergency doctors as figures reveal just 62% of A&E patients are being seen within the four hour target.

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Just where is all the money going?

Sandwich Guildhall

14 September 2017

Calls for clarity have been made after it was discovered Sandwich Tollbridge Fund costs 16 times more to run than the amount it gives out in grants

Family 'gutted' by theft of Kelly's charity tins

Kelly Turner with mum and dad Martin and Linda

14 September 2017

Four collection pots for a teenager with a rare cancer have been stolen in a week.

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