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Police hunt man who targets women in abbey grounds

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Police are hunting a man who has been making “inappropriate suggestions” to women at Kearsney Abbey near Dover

Delivery driver steals from bosses on first day at work

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A driver already had a string of convictions when he stole parcels just hours into his first day at work.

Bookies robber jailed after 'gangster' bet

Anthony Roberts

A punter took part in a betting shop robbery... just moments after placing a bet on a horse called 'I'm a Gangster'.

Sun shines on Dover's carnival parade

Harry Watkins and Lara Gill on the Samaritans float.

Hundreds of people turned out to watch Dover's carnival procession make its way around the town yesterday evening.

Tourist wins big payout for cruise hell

Holidaymaker Matthew Easton said he felt like he was going to die

A holidaymaker struck down with salmonella food poisoning on a Nile cruise has won a five-figure payout.

For sale: a home that has the drive to be bought

The vintage car is being offered along with Castle Lodge

Forget fitted taps or carpets, this home for sale comes fitted with... a 1936 vintage car!

Man treated after kitchen fire

Fire crews were sent to the scene. Stock image

A man has been treated by paramedics after breathing in smoke from a kitchen fire in Dover.

An evening filled with pomp and circumstance

Britannia, alias Marie Kelly-Thomas, makes her grand entrance.

The Dover Festival Prom Concert was a lively and colourful affair at Dover Town Hall on Friday.

Sweet celebrations for port on terminal’s 60th anniversary

A crab gets to grips with one of the cupcakes on Sue's Seafood Stall on the seafront.

Cupcakes were at the centre of the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the car ferry terminal at Dover's Eastern Docks.

What's in this week's East Kent Mercury

This week's East Kent Mercury front page

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 front page

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

Boy accused of having gun at Asda

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A Dover teenager has been charged with attempted robbery and a firearms offence after an incident at an Asda supermarket.

French say 'non' to charity rowers

One of the AHOY crews

Cross-Channel charity rowing events from Dover have been hit by French authorities refusing to allow crews to enter their water.

Cinema's return to former splendour

James Wallace outside the Regent on Deal seafront

Ambitious plans to reopen the iconic Regent on Deal seafront have been completed, three years after the building was bought by two businessmen.

Deal is getting a cinema

James Wallace outside the Regent on Deal seafront

Ambitious plans to reopen the iconic Regent on Deal seafront have been completed.

New berth sails into place

The section of berth being lifted and carried across the harbour to the Eastern Docks.

Sections of the new berth, which have been under construction at the former hoverport, have been lifted and transported across Dover Harbour.

Deal gets ready for the Royal Marines

John Perkins at the memorial bandstand

Plans for the visit of the Band of HM Royal Marines (Portsmouth) The Royal Band to Deal Memorial Bandstand next week are well in hand.

Women accused of DJ killing to stand trial

Michael Kerr was found dead in Capel-le-Ferne

Two women accused of stabbing a budding DJ to death in his car face a trial in the autumn.

'Don't approach missing prisoner', police warn

Martin Jones

Police are urging people not to approach this prisoner who has been on the run for nearly a year... after several sightings in Kent.

Minister and pirates help launch Music Festival

Plenty of pirates waving cutlasses greeted MP and Minister Ed Vaizey when he officially opened the Deal Festival of Music at Dover Town Hall.

Women due to plead over man's murder

Michael Kerr was found dead in Capel-le-Ferne

Two young women accused of murdering a man whose body was found near a car are expected to enter pleas today.

Girl's succeeds in brave cross-Channel bid... using mouth to sail

Natasha with her family after arriving in Dover

A girl who suffers from cerebral palsy has arrived in Dover after sailing across the Channel using her mouth to control the boat.

Four escape overturned car

Scene of the crash in High Street, Dover. Photo by Sam Jones.

A car carrying four people ended up overturned on the pavement on the other side of parked cars after a dramatic crash in Dover town centre.

Family reunited with cat after miraculous journey

Poussey the cat is reunited with her French owners Charlotte and Sandrine Foehr. Picture: Rosie Blundell

A French cat's life was saved... thanks to a small 'army' of good Samaritans including ferry staff, border officers, police and a vet.

Fire crews tackle car park blaze

An electrical fault is believed to be responsible for a fire which engulfed a van and BMW yesterday.

Man arrested after seagull kicked to death

A seagull left the girl injured

A 21-year-old man is due in court after a seagull had to be put down because it had been so badly injured in a brutal seafront attack.

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