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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

Stunning prehistoric find

The uncovered mammoth's tooth. Picture courtesy of the Port of Dover

A mammoth's tooth dating back thousands of years has been uncovered in a docks redevelopment.

Lorry nuisance purge

General scene of lorry parking in St Radigund's

An unauthorised truck park shuts down by next month.


'Our beautiful best friend'

Kelly Turner, October 2016

A teenager who bravely battled a rare form of cancer and had raised thousands of pounds to receive treatment in the USA has sadly passed away.


Naked alcoholic launches racist abuse at Slovakian neighbours

Glyn Kirk pleaded guilty to racially aggravated harassment and exposure

An alcoholic has been fined after launching a tirade of abuse at his neighbours, while exposing himself.


Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke suspended

Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke denies any wrongdoing

Tory MP Charlie Elphicke has denied any wrongdoing after he was suspended by his party following 'serious allegations.'


Assault in house - man in custody

General scene of Clarendon Place

Police swarmed into a quiet street in a dramatic incident.

Plans to transform racing circuit

The planned new grandstand at Lydden Hill Race Circuit. Picture courtesy of Alexander Sedgley architects

A £6 million scheme to revamp a motor race circuit is being developed.


Police swarm street after 'assault'

Police at the scene

Residents came out of their homes to watch as police carried out an operation in their street.


Lotto £1m winner comes forward

National Lottery logo

The lucky winner of the £1million National Lottery Jackpot has come forward after Camelot released an appeal for people to check their tickets

Total 500 jobs for new £53 million centre

The progressing St James' building work today

Companies at a retail and leisure development are recruiting.


By-election to replace council leader

The by-election is in late November

A poll takes place to replace a district leader in his seaside ward.


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.


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.


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.


Fire crews race to balcony blaze

Fire crews are at 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.


Council seeks more asylum seeker cash after £4.5m overspend

The number of child asylum seekers entering Kent has fallen again. Stock image

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


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.


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.


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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