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HMS Lancaster berths in Dover

James Thomson from Deal has come home on the HMS Lancaster

The HMS Lancaster is visiting Dover until Tuesday.

Ferry delays ease as strike called off

Lorries backing up along the M20 at Junction 11a for the Channel Tunnel at Cheriton. Picture: Highways Agency

The industrial strike in Calais that has sparked long delays in Kent has been called off, according to cross-Channel operators.


'I was laughing all the time' - teen after storm drain ordeal

Ella Birchenough is rescued from a drain in Dover

A 16-year-old girl has spoken about being freed by firefighters from a storm drain... after she jumped down it to get her phone.


Port of Calais strike causes traveller chaos

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The Port of Calais strike causes travel delays and traffic fears in Dover.

Girl leads fight against play area bulldozers

A 15-year-old girl has raised a petition to get the park re-instated

A petition has been launched by a 15-year-old girl asking the council and MP to replace the flattened Aycliffe park.

East Kent coast in 'very high' pollution warning

Kent's pollution map - the purple areas are of very high pollution, with red marked as high. Graphic: Ashley Austen

A pollution weather warning that covers Kent has highlighted Dover, Deal and Sandwich in the 'very high' risk category.

Jenni helps fight against wedding dress scammers

The bridal store, picture taken by: Alan Langley

A bridal shop in Dover has joined a campaign that warns people against buying copies of designer wedding gowns.

Shock as size 10 party girl gives birth to surprise baby

Sophie Aldridge did not know she was pregnant with Thomas. Picture: SWNS.com

A young woman who went to hospital with crippling back pain was stunned to give birth to a baby boy just hours later.


Dover woman charged with alleged criminal damage

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A Dover woman will appear before Folkestone Magistrates on April 30 after allegedly causing damage to a set of patio doors.

Firefighters tackled rubbish fire last night

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

A rubbish blaze in Tower Hamlets Road was tackled by firefighters last night.

Drug smuggler jailed for seven years

A close-up of the drugs find

A man has been jailed after trying to smuggle more than £500,000 of cocaine and amphetamine into Kent.

Aycliffe park site not to be replaced by homeless flats

The former play park at Aycliffe was demolished

The council has denied rumours that homeless flats will replace the former park in Aycliffe.

KCC warns of scam emails to Dover residents

Trading Standards officers warn prison sentences await those who sell counterfeit clothes

A warning has been released by Kent County Council after one Dover resident claimed to have received an email suggesting they have cancer.

Tickets for Jesus Christ Superstar on sale today

Tickets for the Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society's production of Jesus Christ Superstar are now available.

A man from Dover has been selected for a new training scheme

Jason Buddle was selected from 640 applicants to join UK Power Networks

Jason Buddle has been selected from 640 applicants for an on-the-job training scheme with UK Power Networks.

Hundreds of cannabis plants have been seized at a residence in Dover

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Between 300 and 500 cannabis plants have been confiscated from a property in Dover after a fire broke out on Tuesday.

Three people arrested after four car pile up

Police were called to the crash. Stock image.

Three people have been arrested after Folkestone Road's four-car crash in Folkestone Road last night.

Lightning strikes the roof of a Dover home

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A property in Eaton Road, Dover, was struck by lightning in last night's storm.

A shelter to study heritage of the hoe is coming

An artist's impression of what the building will look like once complete

Samphire Hoe’s Education Centre is in the first stages of being built.

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