A 20-tonne load of counterfeit washing powder which could cause a painful reaction has been found at Dover docks.
Sport England has given £50,000 National Lottery funding to the Downs Sailing Club in Walmer and the community is invited to celebrate the investment.
A stunning picture of the town’s famous Salutation Gardens has won this year’s Sandwich Photographic Competition.
People climbing on Thanet’s unstable chalk cliffs are dicing with death according to coastguards
Fire-fighters are urging people to be careful how they dispose of cigarettes following a fire which destroyed an office in Deal yesterday evening.
A stranger flagged down a woman driver before pushing her head into the steering wheel.
A man who collapsed at a Deal nightclub and later died has been named.
Drugs with a street value of millions of pounds have been seized from a banana boat coming into Dover
Three people have been arrested after a man collapsed at a nightclub and later died earlier today.
Dover Lifeboat went to the aid of a yacht becalmed in the busy shipping lanes in the Channel.
Protestors are marching in London today calling for an end to the live export of farm animals.
Police are investigating the death of a man at an address in Walmer, Deal.
Protesters complaining about helicopter flights making too much noise during Deal Regatta Week have been labelled as “party-poopers and miserable”.
A man who stabbed a Polish stranger in the back in a "cowardly and racist" attack in a row over a cigarette has been jailed.
A 73-year-old American man has given up his attempt to become the oldest person to swim the English Channel.
Even if RSPCA inspectors are allowed into Dover’s docks, they will not be permitted to check vehicles carrying animals, the Mercury can reveal.
Town councillors have decided to re-advertise the tender for running Dover's seafront toilets, and to operate the facility themselves in the meantime.
Even if RSPCA inspectors are allowed into Dover’s Eastern Docks, they will not be permitted to take part in statutory checks of the vehicles, this wee
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Swimmers have been stung off the Kent coast despite warnings of a high number of jellyfish in our waters.
Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after vandalism to Walmer Paddling Pool.
Deal MP Charlie Elphicke has launched a campaign to safeguard the future of Deal Hospital - and he wants your help.
More than 50 musicians are busy this week taking part in the annual summer music school organised by the White Cliffs Symphonic Winds band.
Just after the district reached its highest recycling levels, the council has removed all the public recycling bins.
Fracking would be more dangerous in east Kent, says Rosemary Rechter, of environmental group Deal With It.
Boat owners are urged to keep in contact with coastguards if their crafts are left abandoned off the coastlines in the Deal and Walmer area.
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