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Eastern block?

Possible look of the planned flats. Picture: Beanland Associates Architects Ltd

A neighbour has dismissed planned new flats as post-Communist era rejects.

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Judge describes charity box thief as 'parasite on society'

Craig Dunn. Picture: Kent Police

A man stole money being raised to pay for the life-saving treatment of a teenage girl with cancer to buy drugs, a court heard.

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Search for suspected migrants

Dover Lifeboat City of London II. KM Media Group library image

A hunt is on for possible illegal immigrants after a dinghy was found on a beach.

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Fire crews race to balcony blaze

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters were called to a blaze on a balcony at a three-storey home.

Guns found on ferry

Spirit of Britain. Picture: P&O Ferries

Cleaners were shocked to discover two handguns while cleaning communal toilets on board a ferry.

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Council seeks more asylum seeker cash after £4.5m overspend

Kent is facing a £4.5m shortfall to look after asylum seekers

Kent leaders are to press for more government cash to look after asylum seekers - as a council faces a £4.5m overspend.

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Do you know him?

Image of a man police want to speak to after a girl was approached. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

Police want to find this man after a "suspicious incident" in which a girl was approached.

Two jailed for total 25 years after foiled bid to smuggle deadly weapons

Lithuanian gun runners Aivaras and Gytis Vysniauskas have been jailed. Picture: National Crime Agency

Two Lithuanians have been jailed today after trying to smuggle a stash of weapons and ammunition into the UK in a specially-adapted car.

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Queues could stretch back more than 100 miles after Brexit: MP

Border Force officials. Picture: Library image

Tailbacks from Dover could stretch more than 100 miles after Brexit if new border check technology goes wrong, it's been claimed.

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Burglar destroys 200 year-old window

Crabble Corn Mill, River, Dover

A fundraising campaign has been launched to repair a 200 year-old window that was damaged in a break-in at Kent's only working water mill

Kent's most hit rail bridges revealed

In March 2016 a skip lorry smashed into Kearsney bridge - Kent's most hit railway bridge

The railway bridges most frequently hit by vehicles have been revealed - with three in Kent in the country's top 50.

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'Triffids' shop is to be cleared up

The weeds on the disused building in Biggin Street, Dover, crept inside the window.

Action is underway to remove greenery from a town centre shop dubbed to be like the day of the triffids.

Kent MP urges government to set aside £1bn to secure borders

Deal and Dover MP Charlie Elphicke

A Kent backbencher is calling on the government to alow £1bn to pay for securing our borders in the event of no deal on Brexit.

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Honour for fallen in battle centenary

The destruction of the battle. Picture courtesy of Richard van Emden from his book The Road to Passchendaele

Local soldiers who died in a First World War battle will have their names read out in a 100th anniversary service.

Who's the secret millionaire?

National Lottery logo. Image courtesy of The National Lottery

Someone in Kent has won a Lottery jackpot but not yet claimed the prize.

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'My hero son Jac Holmes died fighting ISIS'

Jac Holmes - Facebook

A Kent mum has told of her heartbreak after her son was killed clearing landmines in Raqqa.

Mum's grief over death of anti-IS fighter

Jac Holmes has been killed while fighting Islamic State in Syria

A heartbroken mum has spoken out after her son was killed fighting Islamic State.

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New fundraising events for Kelly

Kelly Turner

A vinyl record sale and a fair have been organised to help a teenager with cancer.

Yobs caught on video

Vandals watch as one urinates on the staircase carpet

Police are searching for a group of youngsters who broke into a block of flats and urinated in the hallway.

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Brian blows over

A huge wave at Dover seafront from Storm Brian. Picture: Tony Flashman

Kent has escaped severe damage from the violent Storm Brian, suffering just a few fallen trees.

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Travel delays as Kent braced for Storm Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

Precautions are being taken ahead of the arrival of Storm Brian today.

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Regeneration group's expansion plan

Dickens Corner cafe. Picture courtesy of LoveDover

A charity wants to increase its property portfolio to help in a town's regeneration.

New council leader

New leader Keith Morris. Picture courtesy of Dover District Council

The new political head of Dover District Council was elected last night.

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Fag ash bill....for cigarette end droppers

Seven fined for cigarette littering. Library image

Seven more people have been fined for littering.

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Showdown over beauty spot

The Farthingloe beauty spot. Picture: CPRE Kent

Opponents to a plan to build hundreds of houses on countryside are waiting for a decision by the Supreme Court.

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Driver reverses into man in parking feud

The feud came to a head in Snargate Street, Dover. Picture: Google.

A businessman who reversed into a fitness instructor as a long-running parking feud came to a head has escaped with a fine.

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