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Pier closed due to high winds

A tree has fallen in Liverpool Road in Deal

A pier has been closed and a road is blocked as high winds and rain lash the county.


Man dies in collision

Deal Dover road. Road closed due to serious accident.

Police have confirmed that a man has died after a car crash in the early hours of this morning.


Four people taken to hospital after crash

Deal - Dover road. Road closed due to serious accident.

Four people have been taken to hospital after a serious collision.


Vandals wreck golf fairway

The golf course was damaged overnight on Sunday

Police are hunting vandals who have wrecked part of a golf course by driving over it leaving tyre marks.

Cows on line cause train delays

Cows have strayed onto the railway near Deal. Stock image: Paul Holt.

Morning commuters were faced with train delays after cows strayed onto a railway line.


Dedicated mum collects MBE from Palace

Sue Clarke MBE dedicated her award to son Jamie

A Kent mum has spoken of the moment she picked up her MBE from Prince William at Buckingham Palace.


Shock redundancies at Saga leave 100 jobless

Saga has made around 100 of its employees redundant

Shock redundancies at Saga have left around 100 people jobless just before Christmas.


Liquid squirted in man's face

Jimmy Sinclair

Police are investigating reports a man was attacked on his doorstep and had petrol put through his letter box.


Plenty of hands help create woolly van

The completed new van named Bertha and a companion for original knitted car Bessie

Three grans combined their skills to create a knitted van to raise money for charity.


Cafe’s feast is for those on their own on Christmas Day

Park Cafe owner Elinor Crockford and Tyrone Harewoodare are to put on a Christmas Day Lunch for anyone on their own

A new cafe owner has teamed up with chef Tyrone Harewood to put on a three course spread


Businessman elected as new DDC councillor

Cllr Peter Jull, elected on to Dover District Council for the St Margaret's area

Conservative Peter Jull has been elected to represent St Margaret's on Dover District Council at a by-election


Elana has her wheels

Elana Lamb from Deal in her Special Push Chair with her Nan Ann Gardiner who fundraisesed the money to buy it

The grandmother of a toddler with a rare disease says Christmas has come early after the arrival of the tot’s much-needed specialist push chair


Design contest is a tough decision

Judging the best Christmas card design: Keith Morris, leader of Dover District Council, MP Charlie Elphicke, Roger Walkden, deputy mayor of Dover, Ann Jenner, Dover town councillor, and Keith Lee, Deal town councillor

Penguins in woolly hats and snowflakes on The Palace of Westminster are among the designs submitted by children for MP Charlie Elphicke's festive card


Help grant girl's wish to walk

Ellice Barr, five, loves her bunny teddy bear

A five-year-old girl is asking for help to grant her Christmas wish... to be able to walk.

Don’t mess with black belt Jaime!

Jaime Cooper, 11, with WUKF European officials Peter Allen and Christine Pullan, and Jiu Jitsu and Martial Arts International director William Riley.

An 11-year-old primary school pupil has fought her way to a coveted black belt in karate.


Return of White Cliffs Christmas

White Cliffs Christmas

Dover’s White Cliffs Christmas returns to the Cruise Terminal at the Western Docks on Saturday.


Crows release Christmas charity EP

The Old Country Crows

The spirit of Christmas will be captured at the launch of a Christmas EP by a Deal and Dover-based group

Dad jailed for starting fire in home as family slept

Michael Hill. Picture: Kent Police

A lovelorn husband broke into the former family home and started a small fire while his estranged wife and son were asleep upstairs.


Road death speech is sad reminder

Tracy Squire of St Margaret's Bay who will be speaking at a London service for road accident victims

A mum will share how it feels to lose a son in a road traffic accident at a special service today.


Vet reimburses cat sanctuary that had collection tin taken

L-R: Jeremy Pearson of Animal House Veterinary Services and Carol Everest

A Kind hearted vet has paid back cash which a thief stole from his surgery meant to help a cat sanctuary

Flood alert issued for Kent coast

The operation was led by the Environment Agency

The Environment Agency says a surge is due to hit part of the county tomorrow morning.

120 children to move into closed down school

KCC has committed to retaining the Walmer Science College site for educational use

A new secondary school will spend its first year at a location 17 miles away from where it will permanently be based.

Snow tubing at a place near you!

Experience snow tubing at Betteshanger Park this Christmas. Picture: © Shutterstock

Snow tubing is just one of the new and exciting activities on offer at Betteshanger Park this Christmas.

Jealous boyfriend tried to kill partner

Alan Brough has been found guilty of attempted murder of his partner

A jealous and paranoid man has been found guilty of trying to murder his innocent partner after he hired a private eye to follow her.

Panto stars unable to make lights switch-on

Cast of this year's Marlowe pantomime Peter Pan will not be appearing at the Deal Christmas Light's switch-on

Father Christmas will step in to switch on a town's Christmas lights after panto stars' rehearsal schedule meant they had to decline the invite


Knitting club poppy wreath tribute gets town talking

A detailed history is attached to the wreath in Blenheim Road

A series of knitted poppy wreaths located around a Kent town was a secret project carefully created by a knitting group.

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