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Joint pain treatment set for human trial

Levicept has developed a protein designed to relieve joint pain. Stock picture

14 September 2017

A biotechnology company is beginning clinical trials of a new treatment for osteoarthritis and chronic pain developed in Kent.

Starring role for town in ITV’s new thriller

Stars of new ITV drama Liar, Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd by Deal Pier

13 September 2017

A Kent town and its landmarks were unmissable in the opening episode of new television drama Liar.


Shares plummet as boss quits

Hornby has lost its third chief executive in four years

12 September 2017

Troubled toy firm Hornby lost its third chief executive in four years on Monday days after a profit warning.

Kick-off anticipated for new sports project

Artist's impression of the planned new Dover Leisure Centre at Whitfield. Picture: Dover District Council

11 September 2017

A £26 million leisure centre has been approved by a council cabinet.


TV show highlights the vital work of cafe counsellors

Brian McInnes discusses his grief since losing his wife of 25 years

11 September 2017

A documentary showing the vital work a Kent cafe is doing to help people tackle grief will air on television tonight.


Seafront sets scene for tense TV drama

Liar, filmed in Deal, will air on ITV today (Monday)

11 September 2017

A six-part thriller filmed in Deal and made by the same people behind hit TV shows Broadchurch, The Living and the Dead and Poldark, airs tonight

Deal to kick off UK growth

From left, Emily Bentley, Oliver Stell and John Toal with Communicate boss Tony Snaith, front

11 September 2017

An IT and telecoms company has begun its first phase of national expansion after winning a contract with a London property group.

Step through the door and go back in time

Robin Ward who is opening up Tom Paine's Cottage for Heritage Open Days

09 September 2017

This weekend offers a rare chance to explore historic monuments and sites across Deal, Dover and Sandwich – and all for free.

Out of this world

08 September 2017

Scientists have found space dust fossilised in the white cliffs of Dover.


Double Labour win in by-elections

Charlotte Zosseder, new Dover town councillor. Picture courtesy of Dover and Deal Parliamentary Labour Party

08 September 2017

Labour have won two seats, and the Conservatives one, in town council polls.

Council under fire for 'flawed' investigation

Due to a complaint to Dover District Council by one resident, the chimes face being silenced from 11pm until 7am each day.

07 September 2017

A district council has come under fire for the way it has handled a noise complaint.


Race to win space on town council

07 September 2017

Three female candidates are vying for a place on a town council in Kent in a by-election today.


Hornby shares plummet after warning

Hornby losses widened in its latest annual results

06 September 2017

Model maker Hornby has warned shareholders it is likely to report weaker than expected results after poor sales in the summer.

Confidence falls as firms 'crave certainty'

Confidence is falling across Kent, according to Kreston Reeves

06 September 2017

Business confidence in Kent has fallen faster than the national average as economic uncertainty makes it harder to plan investment, a study indicates.

Fighting poverty on the coast

Dover: Report says it has its share of coastal deprivation

05 September 2017

An MP has called for more help for deprived seaside towns.


Burglars target church

The burglars gained access to St Peter's Church via a window

31 August 2017

Burglars at a Kent church may have only got away with small change but have left hundreds of pounds worth of damage.


Police operation targets drivers not wearing seat belts

Officers in Betteshanger on Friday

31 August 2017

More than 10 drivers who were caught not wearing their seat belts or on their mobile phones have been penalised after a road safety operation.


Return duty free sales after Brexit, say MPs

The Eastern docks at the Port of Dover

31 August 2017

Duty free sales on travel to and from Europe must return after Brexit, two local MPs say.


Disgust at plan to axe help desk

Sandwich Guildhall

31 August 2017

A petition has been launched against plans to close a district council help desk used by elderly people or those without the internet

Festival fun continues

Music fans enjoying the festival yesterday. Picture: Tony Flashman

27 August 2017

Dover Music Festival has its second day and the port regatta has begun.

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