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Final goodbye to Kelly

Kelly Turner, who died on Monday, November 6

Family, friends and a mass of supporters have said goodbye to inspirational teen Kelly Turner at her funeral this morning.

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Plea to find 'barking' parrot

Luca the missing parrot. Picture: Tracy Lukins

A parrot that can imitate a dog's bark has vanished from his family home.

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Massive seizure of drugs at docks

Dover Eastern Docks

A total 20kg of cocaine has been found in a lorry.

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Don't be alarmed - it's just an exercise

Stock photo

People may see a heavy military and police presence as an emergency training drill is carried out.

New team rescuing community centre

The new team saving a community centre. From left, Kevin Terry, Lisa Terry, Andrew Sanalitro, Roxy Curtis and Sue Jones.

A fresh management group is working to keep a building for locals going.

Thug who stabbed man jailed

 Billy Hicks

A drunken man, talking about carrying out a burglary or robbery, turned on someone who he feared was using his mobile phone to “snitch” on him.

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Village by-election today

A by-election for the Dover district St Margaret's ward today

A poll takes place to fill a former council leader's ward seat.

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Opening date for new store

Artist's impression of the new Lidl store in Whitfield. Picture courtesy of Lidl

A district will have a new Lidl in time for Christmas.

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War memorial - exhibition today

What the war memorial could look like. Image from Dover District Council with original aerial photograph by webbaviation.co.u.

Plans to honour Commonwealth servicemen are on displays twice this week.

Preparing for Kelly's final goodbye

Kelly Turner's coffin. Picture courtesy of Kelly Turner Foundation

Family have released an image of the decorated coffin for a teenager's funeral.

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Major project takes shape

The St James' development photographed last week. Picture courtesy of Apex Drone Photography

A bird's-eye view of a multi-million pound retail and leisure development has been released.

Art group has £58,000 donation

Pudsey Bear, Children in Need mascot

Chiildren in Need has benefited a group helping young carers.

Former mayor dies

George Allt, Dover mayor in 2003-04. Picture courtesy of Dover Town Council

A Kent mayor from the mid- 2000s has passed away, his town council announces.

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Bottle washes up in Kent... from South Korea

The litter pickers at Shakespeare Beach. Picture: White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Litter collectors were left scratching their heads when they came across a bottle washed up on a beach... from 5,000 miles away.

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Bright colours for Kelly's funeral

Kelly - funeral to celebrate her life. Picture: Kelly Turner Fundraising

The family of a teenage girl who died of cancer have asked mourners not to dress in sombre black when they pay their last respects.

Gran who supplied drug which killed tot back in court

A bottle of methadone. Stock image

A gran who supplied methadone to a friend whose daughter later died from drinking it has been back in court for breaking her sentence conditions.

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Food rotting in trucks... a taste of post-Brexit Britain?

Food could be left to rot in trucks if a Brexit deal is not struck, it's been claimed. Stock image

Massive queues could be caused at Dover and food left to rot in trucks if a new customs system is not set up in time for Brexit.

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'My husband has been thrown to the wolves' - MP's wife

Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke with wife Natalie

The wife of an MP suspended over allegations he has yet to be told about has launched a blistering attack on his party for "hanging him out to dry".

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Artwork tribute for tragic Kelly

The tribute stones with messages for Kelly Turner

Decorated stones have been place to remember a cancer-stricken teenager who passed away.

Man jailed for central role in people trafficking enterprise

Mostafa Azoji. Pic: Kent Police

A people trafficker, described by a judge as having a 'central role on a commercial scale' has been jailed.

Giant hillside war memorial planned

An image of the planned war memorial. Picture provided by Dover District Council, original aerial photography by webbaviation.co.uk

A consultation for a large memorial for Commonwealth servicemen begins today.

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Man admits to assaulting four police officers

The case was heard at Folkestone Magistrates Court

A defendant is in custody after an attack on three policemen and a woman colleague.

Work starts on new school building

Priory Fields Primary School in Dover will have a new building.

A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place, marking the start of construction of a new school at a Dover primary

Kelly death - family speaks out

Kelly Turner

A grieving father has announced plans to set up a fundraising foundation in memory of his teenage daughter who died of cancer.

Charity run success

Made it. The six cross the line at Dover after the long relay. Picture courtesy of DFDS

Six ferry workers have raised more than £1,700 in a 75-mile relay run to fight breast cancer.

Kids sparkle in fireworks-themed day

Millie Ann Coleman with a rocket model

Children took part in a Guy Fawkes-style event at their town museum

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