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Man charged with warehouse burglary

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A man will appear in court following a break-in at a seafront property, police say.

Swung in the kids' favour

Artist's impression of the new St Radigund's playground. Picture: Wicksteed Leisure

Work has begun on a town's new children's play area.

Care home worker mistreated residents

Graham worked at Alexander House in Dover. Picture: Google.

A care home team leader has been convicted after repeatedly shoving a flannel in a patient's mouth and banging another resident's head against a wall.

Appeal to save white cliffs reaches £1m target

The White Cliffs of Dover

The future of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover has been secured after a public appeal raised £1 million in just three weeks.


All-clear for restaurant after cockroach ordeal

Cockroaches like this were found. Stock image

A restaurant has reopened after a clear-out of vermin.


Another cost of smoking

Six were fined for littering. Stock photo

Six people have to pay £400 in fines and costs for littering with cigarette butts.


Music teacher had two loaded pistols in his van

The arsenal of weapons seized by police

A Czech national has been jailed for five years after being caught with loaded weapons in his vehicle.


UPDATE A20 reopened after crash

Road closed. Stock image

The A20 has been re-opened after an earlier crash closed both lanes..


Bucking the trend

Subway in Cannon Street, Dover

A food outlet says it will stay in a dwindling town centre despite opening new premises nearby.


Kelly charity thefts - man jailed

Kelly Turner

A man has been imprisoned for four months for stealing three charity collection boxes for a teenager with cancer.

Songs for my gran

Sophia Lyons - onstage in tribute to her grandmother. Picture courtesy of JIGintheBOX Entertainment Group

A singer performing in memory of her grandmother will be part of a tribute night for two women.

Fire breaks out near harbour

Smoke was seen across the marina. Picture: David Joseph Wright

Firefighters were sent to deal with a fire that broke out near a harbour earlier today.


Cockroach infestation closes curry restaurant

The Curry Garden when the council notice was put up

A restaurateur has been forced to close his business after health officials found an infestation of cockroaches.

MP's demand for hospital action

Buckland Hospital: MP Charlie Elphicke wants more services

An MP has called for an end to an A&E crisis and for improvements for his main town hospital.

Police warning after spate of burglaries

Police are investigating three burglaries. Stock Picture

Three homes have been broken into in four nights.

Council stands against Goodwin dredging

The Goodwin Sands. Picture: Ian Goodban

Town councillors voted against plans to dig offshore sands to make way for a major port development.


Man's body found at cliffs

Langdon Cliffs, Dover

An investigation has been launched following a death at a Kent cliff area

Terror suspect remanded over Parsons Green attack

Dover Eastern Docks on the day the terror suspect was arrested

An 18-year-old arrested in Kent after last week's terror attack has appeared in court after being charged.

Stop the rot

One of Dover precinct's 12 empty shop premises

Traders are trying to save their town centre precinct as shops close.



McDonald's in Biggin Street, Dover

A town's McDonald's restaurant will shut in six weeks, it's been confirmed.


Traffic calming plea for 'rat run'

Residents want to make a road near four schools safer.


Pub's prestige for real ale

The Eight Bells, Dover

A town centre pub is in a new good beer guide.

Man denies stealing money for teenage cancer patient

Kelly Turner

A 25-year-old has appeared in court to plead not guilty to taking cash donated to fund life-saving treatment for a teenager with a terminal illness.

Subway is next big name for trade park

A new Subway restaurant has opened at SPAR convenience store on Silverweed Road, Chatham.

A wave of new investment is bringing new businesses to an £8m trade park.

How we defended our country

Re-enactors in Napoleonic soldier uniforms

Unique Napoleonic fortifications were opened to the public for a weekend.


'Cheapskate' attempt to dredge sands

The Goodwin Sands. Picture: Ian Goodban

An MP has condemned plans to dig up iconic offshore sands to make way for a major port redevelopment.

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