Home   Dover   Archive

Dover news

Designer sunglasses stolen from Boots Opticians

Boots Opticians in Deal's high street was broken into last night and a quantity of designer sunglasses have been stolen.

School celebrates achievement that’s truly outstanding

Head teacher, Denise Baker outside the school that has been rated outstanding for the third time

Impressed Ofsted inspectors have given Harbour Specialist School in Dover an outstanding rating - for the third time.

Arsonist detained after families lose everything in blaze

Smoke billowed from the Barton Road property last October

A man has been detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act after families lost everything when he started a blaze that spread to several homes.

Boy injured in traffic incident

Emergency crews were called. Stock pic.

A boy was injured after a collision during the school rush hour in Dover.

Teenage girl punched in face by gang

The police station in Ladywell, Dover.

Witnesses are being sought after a 17-year-old girl was punched in the face when she told a group of men she did not have a cigarette.

Taxi driver cleared over teen's death in crash with digger

Teenager Steven Perry was a passenger in a taxi that crashed

A taxi driver has today been acquitted of causing the death of a 13-year-old boy in a crash with a digger on the A2.

Fears aired at meeting over homeless flats in Aycliffe

Chris Precious, Ray Williams and Ron Wright from the Aycliffe Forum.

Fears over plans to build 12 flats for homeless people at Aycliffe’s old King Lear pub were aired at a special meeting last week.

Whites in line for civic honour

Dover fans celebrate after the game

Dover Athletic may get a special award to mark the club’s promotion to the top tier of non-league football.

DTIZ questions to be asked at scrutiny meeting

Petition leader, Alan Shirley will speak before DDC tonight.

DTIZ petition leader, Alan Shirley, spoke before the council last night and in return was invited to a scrutiny meeting next month.

Wartime tunnels set to be re-opened

Fan Bay Deep Shelter provided wartime accommodation for hundreds of soldiers of the Fan Bay gun battery.

Nearly £7,000 will go towards the opening of wartime tunnels under the White Cliffs of Dover.

Border staff sue over injuries... from checking passports

Border workers claim they have been injured by leaning out of windows and scanning passports

Dozens of Kent immigration officers could be in line for compensation after two workers successfully sued over injuries from checking passports.


Dover man charged for going onto football pitch

Stock picture

A Dover man has been charged with going onto a football pitch during Dover Athletic's play-off victory at Ebbsfleet on Saturday.

GP branded thief... for second time

Opemuyi has been jailed

Shocked jurors who convicted a doctor of stealing from one of her patients heard it was her second offence.


Man, 31, dies in crash with car

Police at the scene of the Dover crash. Picture: @Cath_Glover

A pedestrian was declared dead at the scene of a crash with a grey BMW in the early hours of this morning.


Determined couple walked 26 miles for charity

Byron Colman and Sam Perrins will be walking a moon walk across London to raise money for breast cancer

A Lydden couple walked 26 miles in under seven hours on Saturday night to raise money for breast cancer.

Anti-crime scheme wins distinction for the third time

Karen Griffiths with PSCO Chris Chapman and security guard at Boots, Seun Akerele

The Dover Partnership Against Crime (DPAC) scheme has been awarded a distinction and branded one of the best in the country.

Boy ‘lucky to be alive’ after crash

David Ladd and his two sons were victims of a three vehicle smash on Jubilee Way

The father of a four-year-old boy trapped in a crumpled car after being hit by a foreign lorry says he is lucky to be alive.

Doctor 'stole cash' from patient's bag at surgery

Stock image

A GP is accused of stealing £130 in cash as she was treating a woman's sick son at her medical centre.

Mum's anger after autistic boy told to 'shut up' in restaurant

Cameron and his mum Sarah Jane Allen

A mum was forced to walk out of a restaurant after a fellow diner told her autistic son to 'sit down and shut up'.

Artificial grass and timber stolen from Dover's Jewson

Dover's Jewson building merchants was targeted by thieves

Jewson, the building merchants in Coombe Valley Road, was targeted by thieves on Tuesday night.

Unsung heroes of Dover rewarded for community efforts

Winners of the People of Dover Awards 2014

Some of Dover's community spirits were rewarded with trophies and certificates at the town council's People of Dover awards.

Surprise honour for P&O choir

Mayor of Dover, Ronnie Philpott visited P&O's Workplace Choir to congratulate them on their success

P&O's choir had a surprise visit from the mayor of Dover, Ronnie Philpott, who congratulated them on their success.

Public feedback on port plans discussed yesterday

Chief executive, Tim Waggott, and chairman George Jenkins when they announced the Western Docks revival plans

The port will discuss the feedback received from their last public meeting about the Western Docks revival.

Police to contact organisers over A2 chaos

A2: Some motorists waited for more than three hours. Picture: Mathew Culver

The police are set to contact organisers of the BHP Performance show after the A2 became gridlocked on Bank Holiday Monday.

Castle Street blaze ignites four storey building

Two fire engines were in attendance to a blaze in Castle Street this morning.

Teens rescued after getting cut off by tide

Dover lifeboat in action. Picture: Dan Keen

Two teenagers have been rescued by lifeboat volunteers after getting trapped by the incoming tide.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More