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Mongolian asylum seeker still in the hands of the police

Photo by Kent 999. Border Force officers examine the blue rubber dinghy used by a Mongolian man.

A Mongolian asylum seeker, who was rescued from a blue rubber dinghy by Dover Lifeboat on Friday is thought to still be in police custody.

Resident’s anger over the state of ‘disgusting’ park

Residents living close to Elms Vale recreation ground have commented on the “disgusting” state it has fallen into over last weekend.

Appeal after dog attack horror

Lucy the dog was left with wounds after being attacked by a Staffordshire Bull Terrior

An Eythorne man is urging dog owners to keep ill-tempered animals on a lead after his family pet was attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrior.


Port submits order to government to increase powers

The Port of Dover

The Port of Dover has submitted its Harbour Revision Order to the government to increase its powers within the town.

Motorist clocked at 110mph... days after driving at 94

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A disqualified driver took police on a 110 mph car chase - just four days after being stopped for doing 94 mph.


DTIZ scrutiny meeting date confirmed

The lifeless Dover Town Investment Zone area, due to be developed.

The council's scrutiny committee will hold its meeting regardinf the DTIZ development on June 23, it has been confirmed.

Two held at Dover on suspicion of terror offences

The Port of Dover

Two men are being questioned by police after being arrested at Dover on suspicion of terror offences.

Man flown to hospital after falling down cliff steps

A man was rescued from a cliff fall at Fan Bay. Picture @RNLIDover

A young man has been flown to hospital after a major rescue operation when he fell down cliff steps early today.

New head teacher appointed at Dover Grammar School for Boys

Sonette Schwartz will step down as interim head teacher to make way for Fiona Chapman in September.

Interim headteacher, Sonette Schwartz, pictured, will be replaced by Fiona Chapman come September this year.

Two men arrested in Dover on suspicion of terrorism

Police attended the scene. Library image.

Two men aged 26 and 44 were arrested at around 11pm last night on suspicion of terrorism.

Travellers occupy car park for five days

Caravans in Russell Street car park. Picture uploaded to Facebook by Gary Holmes.

A group of travellers who parked their caravans in the Russell Street car park left the site on Sunday according to the district council.

Plea for gull-proof bin bags is snubbed

Rubbish strewn across Dover's pavements.

There are no plans to protect rubbish bags from gulls, says the district council.

P&O's Workplace Choir celebrates year anniversary

P&O's Workplace Choir celebrates its first year together.

P&O's choir reflects on a year of success as it celebrates its first anniversary.

Blaze breaks out behind shop

Fire at the Co-op in Shepherdswell. Picture: @mckenziephotos

Smoke billowed into the sky as fire crews battled a blaze behind a shop.

A2 Jubilee Way closures

There's no signs. Stock image

The A2 Jubilee Way will be closed overnight from today to repair manholes on the viaduct.

Crumbling cliffs are hazard for walkers

Abbot's cliff between Samphire Hoe and the Warren eroded onto the seafront earlier this year.

Heavy rainfall has forced the cliffs between Dover and Folkestone to crumble seven times in the last few months.

Man convicted of child rape

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A Dover lorry driver has been convicted as a child rapist.

Lorry driver locked up for 14 years after raping child

Pervert Martin Adams has been jailed for 14 years

A pervert trucker is behind bars after being convicted of a string of sickening child abuse charges.

RSPCA calls for sheep checks

Sheep ready for export via the port of Dover

The Port of Dover, and other ports in the country, have been urged by the RSPCA to check all sheep exports.

Brothers admit terror charges after Dover arrest

High levels of traffic are expected to pass through the Port of Dover due to closure of the Channel Tunnel

Two brothers have admitted conspiring to attend a terror training camp after being stopped at Dover.


Police called to crash in Whitfield

Stock picture

A woman driver has been taken to hospital after crashing into a lamppost on the roundabout near Tesco in Whitfield.

Man 'hanged himself in alleyway'

Daniel till was found in an alleyway

A man suffering with marriage problems was found dead in an alleyway two days after he disappeared, an inquest heard.


Title role in a Superstar of a musical

Karl Fagg playing Jesus in a previous live performance

The leading actor in the Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society’s Jesus Christ Superstar has spoken about his love for acting.

Armed man flees with cash after raiding store

An armed man is said to have targeted a One Stop shop in Whitfield. Picture: Google Street View

A man armed with handgun demanded staff hand over cash and cigarettes in a terrifying raid on a convenience store.


Construction under way on estate homeless flats

Work has started to replace the old King Lear pub site in Aycliffe to homeless flats, much to residents' dismay.

Dover residents handed litter fines

Yobs placed dog mess in a post box instead of a designated dog waste bin

Three Dover residents have been handed fines for littering and failure to remove dog fouling at Canterbury Magistrates.

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