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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.


Revealed: the top place to live in Kent

Oast Houses are a key part of the Kent skyline

10 November 2017

Research has revealed the number one spot to live in the whole county... and the list of worst places. Does your town feature?


Kelly death - family speaks out

Kelly Turner

09 November 2017

A grieving father has announced plans to set up a fundraising foundation in memory of his teenage daughter who died of cancer.

Hundreds pack platforms as rail chaos hits

09 November 2017

Passengers packed on to platforms for several hours after trains had to be cancelled, leaving people stranded in London and across Kent.

Let's start being aware

Miss Sandwich Alice Watson. Picture: Andrew Watson

07 November 2017

A carnival queen is campaigning for understanding of autism.

Scientists unlock goodness of Omega-3 oils

Launch of AlgaeCytes laboratory at Discovery Park, Sandwich

06 November 2017

A company that uses algae for health-promoting ingredients has expanded with a new laboratory.


Plans to transform racing circuit

The planned new grandstand at Lydden Hill Race Circuit. Picture courtesy of Alexander Sedgley architects

03 November 2017

A £6 million scheme to revamp a motor race circuit is being developed.


New homes applications learn their fate

Persimmon has already built hundreds of new homes in Deal

02 November 2017

Applications for 140 new homes in a Kent district will go before planners tonight.


Lotto £1m winner comes forward

National Lottery logo

02 November 2017

The lucky winner of the £1million National Lottery Jackpot has come forward after Camelot released an appeal for people to check their tickets

Total 500 jobs for new £53 million centre

The progressing St James' building work today

02 November 2017

Companies at a retail and leisure development are recruiting.


By-election to replace council leader

The by-election is in late November

01 November 2017

A poll takes place to replace a district leader in his seaside ward.


New hospital option 'has to be on table'

Simon Perks, from the NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG, speaks to campaigners trying to save the Kent & Canterbury

29 October 2017

An option for a new hospital in east Kent "has to be on the table" when future healthcare proposals are presented next year, NHS bosses are told.


Trains up the swanny...

Trains have been advised to run slower after a swan trespassed on to the line at Sandwich. Picture: Dave Hughes

29 October 2017

Rail services have been forced to slow down after an unusual trespasser was spotted on the lines.


Gunboat target for museum trust bid

P22 arrived in Sandwich in June 2017

26 October 2017

The cogs are in motion to make a gunboat, moored in Kent, into a trust and transform it into a Cold War museum.

Who's the secret millionaire?

National Lottery logo. Image courtesy of The National Lottery

25 October 2017

Someone in Kent has won a Lottery jackpot but not yet claimed the prize.


New fundraising events for Kelly

Kelly Turner, October 2016

24 October 2017

A vinyl record sale and a fair have been organised to help a teenager with cancer.

Brian blows over

A huge wave at Dover seafront from Storm Brian. Picture: Tony Flashman

22 October 2017

Kent has escaped severe damage from the violent Storm Brian, suffering just a few fallen trees.

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