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Mum fights for cheaper travel to school

Campaigning mother Lynne Miller is determined in her battle to win cheaper travel for young people to keep down costs to continue their education.

Port police powers extended to all of Kent

High levels of traffic are expected to pass through the Port of Dover due to closure of the Channel Tunnel

Police officers based at the port of Dover now have more powers to catch criminals.

Consultation on hospital services

Deal Hospital

Plans are under way for a series of consultations to decide the best range of services to be provided at Deal Hospital.

Wedding couple raise cash for charity that saved Justin's life

Justin and Stephanie at their wedding.

KM wedding competition couple Justin and Stephanie Harris are raising cash for the charity that saved Justin's life.

Do you know this man?

The man police want to talk to.

Police have released an image of a man they want to talk to about an attempt to grab a teenage girl at Whitfield.

Is this man who grabbed at girl, 13?

Police have released this image after 'suspicious incident' in Whitfield

This grainy image could hold vital clues to tracing a suspicious man who lunged at a 13-year-old girl.

What's in this week's East Kent Mercury

This week's East Kent Mercury front page

Don't miss the 16-page souvenir special on the Band of HM Royal Marines visit in this week's East Kent Mercury.

This week's Dover Mercury

This week's Dover Mercury front page

Some of the top stories in this week's Dover Mercury.

The Royal Marines concert in pictures

HM Royal Marines Band Collingwood's Corps of Drums

Where else would you get 16 pages of fantastic pictures of the Royal Marines' annual concert on Walmer Green?

Have your say on Richborough energy connector

Power Pylons

Your views are needed on plans to build pylons for an energy connector from Richborough to Canterbury.

People advised to give to charities, not to beggars

Homeless man begging for money. Pic: Getty Images

People who want to help those who are homeless are being encouraged to give to a recognised charity rather than directly to beggars on Dover’s streets

Hundreds of cyclists head for Dover in charity ride

Almost 300 cyclists will cross the Channel as part of a four-day ride from London to Paris on Wednesday to raise money for charity.

Joss releases new video while sister Lucie shares her recipes

Joss Stone

A new music video by former Dover girl Joss Stone is due to be released next week.

Blue sky day for visit from biggest passenger plane

The UK's first A380, the biggest passenger plane ever built, flying over the White Cliffs and the South Foreland Lighthuose

Walkers on the White Cliffs enjoyed a spectacle when BA's first A380 and a Red Arrow joined up for a fly-past by the South Foreland Lighthouse.

Tragic swimmer's appeal tops £80,000

Susan Taylor died while trying to swim the Channel

TV star David Walliams is among thousands who have donated to an appeal following the tragic death of swimmer Susan Taylor.

Man has jaw wired together after attack

A Polish car wash worker who was attacked at a Dover shopping centre has now been released from hospital after having his jaw wired up.

Dancers fleet of foot for regatta rivals’ glory dash

Dover Cheerleading Academy

Young members of Dover Dance Academy will be giving a cheerleading display at Dover Community Regatta next week.

Crowds flock to concert

Crowds at the annual concert by the Band of HM Royal Marines

The annual concert by the Band of HM Royal Marines takes place in Deal.

Another step forward for two developments

The Western Heights

Ambitious plans now look likely to go ahead to build hundreds of homes, a conference centre, hotel and visitor centre on two of Dover's beauty spots.

Drugs smuggler pleads to be sent to Gaza

A man caught smuggling drugs into an immigration centre has pleaded to a court: 'Send me back to Gaza'.

Boy among 15 immigrants trapped in tanker on P&O ferry

Full-scale emergency response at Dover Eastern Docks

A child was one of 15 immigrants found trapped in a tanker on a P&O ferry when other drivers heard banging noises, it emerged today.

Cleaners find grenade in river

A controlled explosion is expected to be carried out on a grenade after it was found in a Dover river by cleaners today.

Pensioner quits home in parking fine row

Bailiffs want to impound Mr Benvenuti's car

A pensioner says he's been forced to leave his Deal home because of threats from bailiffs over a £65 parking fine.

In this week's East Kent Mercury

This week's East Kent Mercury

Some of the top stories in this week's East Kent Mercury

What's in this week's Dover Mercury

This week's Dover Mercury

Some of the top stories in this week's Dover Mercury

Metal thieves put lives at risk after stealing from power station

Electricity warning sign. Library image.

Copper thieves exposed visitors to a power station to 132,000 volts of electricity... when they left the site unearthed.

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