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Will Kent feature in second series of Liar?

Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd will return for a second series of Liar

It’s been announced as ITV’s highest rated new drama of the year and producers have confirmed it will return for a second series.

Firefighters tackle shed fire

Billowing smoke could be seen from seafront in Walmer Picture: Tony Wickenden

A shed fire has destroyed an entire garden and damaged the fascia of a house.

Thug jailed after stabbing and 'Nazi' taunts

Tommy Holdsworth was jailed for seven years. Picture: Kent Police

A man who subjected a German national to "Nazi" taunts before stabbing him has been jailed.


Missing Barbora, 16, found safe and well

Barbora Horvathova is missing and last seen in Deal, Kent

A 16-year-old who sparked an appeal after going missing more than two weeks ago has been found safe.


Pub and chalets up for auction

Up for auction: The Sportsman pub, 23 The Street, Sholden, Deal

A recently revamped village pub with adjacent chalets is among the lots for sale at the next auction of Clime Emson

Admiral cuts ribbon on new £25million school

Admiral The Lord Boyce accompanied by head teacher Simon Smith cut the ribbon

A new £25 million secondary school in Kent was officially opened by the highest ranking officer of the Royal Navy.


Village defibrillator installed in memory of pub manager

 First aid trainer David Pinkney, pub owner John Walsh and first responder Zella Nerssessian with the new defibrillator outside The Five Bells in Ringwould

A new defibrillator has been installed outside the Five Bells in Ringwould for use of residents and motorists on the busy A258 Dover to Deal road

Second series of Liar could be a prequel

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

Viewers who have been tuning in to watch ITV drama Liar, filmed in Kent, will have to wait another week to find out if there will be a second series.


All-women shortlist for key Kent seat

A polling station

The next Labour election candidate in one part of Kent will definitely be a woman, it's been revealed.


Town trials county’s first walk-in dump

Cllr Trevor Bond at the new pedestrian access at Deal Household Waste and Recycling Centre in Southwall Road, Deal

A rubbish tip has become the first in the county to allow pedestrians to walk in and dispose of their household waste and recycling.


History guides a hit with museum visitors

History booklets has been published including Smuggling in Deal, Stories and Myths from the Goodwin Sands and A Stroll along Middle Street

Councillors voice one-way traffic and safety fears

Lorries in Middle Deal Road

Plans to make a busy road one way could endanger cyclists, a councillor has claimed


Conman stole thousands from pensioner

Martin conned his victim out of thousands. Stock image.

A conniving carpenter who befriended a vulnerable pensioner and conned her out of thousands of pounds has been told to expect jail.


Drug dealers’ stash of cocaine and heroin guarded by snake

Two men have received lengthy jail terms for drug offences after a stash was found - guarded by a snake.


Two arrested in house drugs swoop

Police made arrests. Stock picture

Two men have been accused of supplying Class A substances.

Jaime's charity birthday bash

Jaime Cooper held a Macmillan Coffee Afternoon instead of having an 11th birthday party

Instead of having a birthday party, 11-year-old Jaime Cooper held a Macmillan coffee morning in memory of her grandad.


Air Cadets celebrate achievements at presentations

 Deal Air Cadets' annual presentation: Pictured are Cadets Lowman, Garlinge, jeyaseelan, Simcox and Beggs receiving their First Class Classification badges from Air Marshall Chris Nickols

A showcase of drill skills and pictures of activities enjoyed by youngsters was part of the annual inspection prizegiving of Deal Air Cadets.

Freemasons help Theo’s cause

 Members of The Saint Lawrence Lodge of Freemason based in Thanet present a cheque to Theo Knott from Deal

Thanet Freemasons have given £1,000 towards a Deal boy's mission to walk.


Raise a cup for Macmillan

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan's World’s Biggest Coffee Mornings are well underway across Deal and Dover - Here’s our roundup of events happening today

Don't miss First Class!

First Class appears in KM Group newspapers the week starting October 9

Schoolchildren across Deal and Dover have started life at school - don't miss our brilliant souvenir supplement.

Changes to flats plan keep everyone happy

Cllr Bill Gardner, ward councillor at the site of the former Adamsons Garage, now to become The Beacon, developed by Foster & Payne

Objectors have been appeased by amendments to plans to build 12 flats on a former garage site - and now planning has been granted


Donations pour in to help buy wheelchair for tot

Elana was three weeks old when her family noticed something wasn't right

Donations have started pouring in towards a wheelchair appeal for a toddler with a rare disease.

Goodwins dredge - second council says no

Deal Town Hall. Councillors here voted against the dredging

Two town councils in a week have formally opposed dredging the offshore sands to make way for a port redevelopment.


Beach sealed off after unexploded 'weapon' found

General scene of Walmer Beach

Unexploded ammunition, believed to be from the Second World War, was discovered on a beach.


Trains disrupted by car on tracks

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

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


Service of thanks for £35k tower roof repairs

St Mary's Church gave thanks for the community support in its church tower roof appeal during a service led by the Rt Rev'd Trevor Willmott, Bishop of Dover

The bells rang out again at a Kent church as the congregation gave thanks for the completion of its tower roof repairs.

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