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Thousands pack green for motor show

Amy Stretch, 10, and brother Sam, seven, pose with a Beauford at Deal Motor Show

Some 15,000 people packed Walmer Green in the sunshine on Saturday and viewed more than 600 classic vehicles at Deal Motor Show.

Night-time curfew for man accused of smashing eight shop windows

A Dover man has been ordered to stay indoors at night after being charged with smashing eight shop windows in the town centre.

One in five high street shops could close, warns retail expert

Dover's town centre shops, already hit hard by the recession, could be heading for more problems, according to the latest research.

Lightning strikes Coastguard headquarters, but "no-one was in danger"

Maritime and Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Dover

No-one was at risk as a result of a lightning strike at Dover Coastguard headquarters at Langdon Cliffs at the weekend, people have been assured.

A promise of jobs at new heat and power plant

An artist's impression of another Estover site, probably similar to the plans for the Discovery Park eco-project at Sandwich

A renewable energy company has announced proposals to develop a £65 million biomass combined heat and power plant, with the promise of 40 jobs.

Money rolls in to fund paint job for Timeball

Smiles all round for volunteers at the Timeball Tower now the facade is due to be repaired and painted

Work is expected to start on vital redecoration of the Timeball Tower exterior, thanks to a welcome pledge of money for repairs.

Positive changes made at Dover school, but "much more to be done"

Mike Wilson, Catrina Hamilton, MP Charlie Elphicke, Kim Stoner and Adam Mirams at St Edmund's School, Dover.

The governing body of a Dover Catholic school that was placed in special measures in January has been replaced with an Interim Executive Board

Man feared dead after P&O ferry plunge is from Whitstable

P&O's Pride of Kent ferry

A 30-year-old ferry passenger feared dead after he is thought to have fallen from a cross-Channel ferry lived in Whitstable, it has been revealed.

Beer and cider weekend at picturesque mill

Crabble Corn Mill

It's all about beer and cider at Crabble Corn Mill at River this weekend as volunteers offer 70 different brews.

Man charged after spate of burglaries near Dover

A man arrested within hours of 10 alleged burglaries in Dover early one morning last week has been charged.

"Resign in shame" businessman tells council

David Little

Dover businessman launches a blistering attack on the district council over what he describes as the lack of action on the town's regeneration.

Smoker "lucky to be alive" after Dover flat fire

Two men were taken to hospital and others were evacuated from their homes when a fire broke out in a Dover flat early today.

Live animal exports ban is "a matter for Europe"

Joline, the flat bottomed Russian tank carrier which exports animals from Dover

The battle to stop live animal exports through Dover needs to be fought in Europe, according to government ministers.

Food bank could open in Dover by September

A food bank is to be set up in Dover. Representatives from various Dover churches are having talks with supermarkets to launch the project.

Museum launches 2013 season

Deal mayor Marlene Burnham and museum trustees

Deal Maritime and Local History Museum has launched its new 2013 season in style.

Anger at static home annex

A static home has caused controversy after it was sited in a garden in Cavell Square

Would you be happy if this was in your street?

Hero John gets medal at last

Arctic Convoys hero John Francis from Deal

A war veteran from Deal has finally received his Arctic Convoy medal after waiting 70 years.

Curtain goes up on production of West Side Story

A scene from West Side Story

Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society members are staging their first ever production of the musical West Side Story this week.

Can you help identify offender who attacked man in Deal?

Kent Police Headquarters, Sutton Road. Maidstone.

Police are seeking witnesses to what they describe as a "violent assault" in Deal.

Needles found dumped in Dover cemetery

A syringe at Cowgate Cemetery. Photo by Ian Palmer.

Dover District Council has been praised for its quick response to used hyperdermic needles dumped in a Dover cemetery.

A raid on a shop with a difference

Rosemary Smith is staging a Cash Mob in Deal

A mob is set to target a series of shops today - find out why the owners are in favour of the storming...

New play areas get the thumbs up from pupils

The children enjoying the new equipment at Elms Vale.

Pupils from Priory Fields School had a break from their lessons on Friday to try out some play equipment which they had helped choose.

Jail for computer hacker who launched cyber attack on police website

Lewys Martin was caught with three malware phishing programmes

A hacker who tried to bring down Kent Police's website in a cyber attack has been jailed for two years.

Last-minute invite for people to attend health group meeting


A group which is responsible for buying the majority of healthcare for people in Dover and Deal is holding its meeting in public for the first time.

Police seek motorcyclist who attacked dog walker

Police were called.

An appeal for witnesses has been made after a dog walker reported he was assaulted by a motorcyclist near Crabble Football Ground.

Proud to be Forty, Faulty and Fab

Debbie Philpott, a teaching assistant at Eastry Primary School, successfully completed the 26.2-mile overnight Walk The Walk across London.

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