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Suspected illegal immigrants found in lorry

An eye witness says he saw the incident unfold on the A2. Picture: Google Maps

Six suspected illegal immigrants have been found in a lorry and handed over to a Home Office immigration enforcement facility.

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Death of teenage boy 'could have been cry for help'

The inquest took place at Archbishop's Palace

A coroner has concluded the death of a 14-year-old boy who hanged himself in his bedroom could have been a cry for help.

'I need money to get back to my boy'

Godwyne Close, Dover. Picture: Google Maps

Police are investigating two burglaries where a woman asked for cash to return to her home-alone son.

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Kent town among 'worst in England'

Dover has been listed as the 10th worst place to live in England

A website dedicated to highlighting the country's grot spots has named a Kent town as one of the worst places to live in England.

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Death plunge tragedy

A helicopter and lifeboats seen during yesterday's tragedy. Picture courtesy of Gracie Irvine

A man has died after falling from a cliff at a Kent beauty spot.

Bolton row - Ukip councillor resigns

Cllr Ben Glayzer

A district councillor has walked out of Ukip following the vote to remove its leader.

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Possible incident at cliffs - details awaited

A helicopter and lifeboat vessels at the reported cliffs incident. Picture courtesy of Gracie Irvine

A helicopter and lifeboats have been seen in a possible incident at a Kent beauty spot.

Wanted: more fugitives

Bob and Alex Ayling: Picture courtesy of Channel 4

Makers of the TV pursuit show Hunted want Kent people to join a new series.

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Millions of cigarettes seized at port

Cigarettes were hidden among insulation. Picture: Home Office

Almost six million cigarettes were seized after they were hidden among insulation, border officials have revealed.

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Marathon-runner's wife guilty of benefit fraud

April and Graham Totterdell

A "devious and manipulative" woman who helped her marathon-runner husband fraudulently claim £38,000 in disability benefits is facing jail.

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Woman claims ex's £38k fraud was 'for blue badge'

April and Graham Totterdell

A woman has claimed her benefits cheat husband did not rip off the Department for Work and Pensions for the money - instead he wanted a blue badge.

Rent arrears: 'alarm bells should ring'

More rent arrears could worsen the homlessness crisis, one councillor fears. General view of a Dover neighbourhood

More people are behind on their local authority rents, which councillors fear is another side to the housing crisis.

Border Force seize £3.2m of cocaine

Drug packages

Officers have thwarted an attempt to smuggle approximately 30 kilos of cocaine into the UK.

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Dover TAP is on

A previous use of the Dover TAP restrictions

The traffic and speed restriction has been brought back to prevent congestion at a Kent port town.

Fighting period poverty

Artwork by Aimee Lennon to for Dover smArt campaign. Picture courtesy of Dover smART Project.

A campaign is launched on St Valentine's Day for free feminine hygiene products for low-income women.

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Woman 'lied about marathon-runner husband's health'

April and Graham Totterdell

A woman accused of helping her fraudster husband lie about his health to get disability benefits while he ran marathons says she did it under duress.

Rugby legend opens £1 million spa

Rugby hero Ben Cohen at the opening ceremony. Picture: Ian Scammell, courtesy of Oyster Bar Photography

One of the 2003 England World Cup winners cut the ribbon for a major new hotel feature.

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Profile boost for comic prankster

Arron Crascall. Picture courtesy of @alexpwallace.

Kent comedian Arron Crascall has had a boosted fanbase after joining a specialist online network.

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Throwaway society stops here

Amy Howie works on an overlocker machine at the repair workshop. Picture: Transition Dover

A new repairs workshop service, so items can be fixed rather than bin, has begun.

Cocaine found under 'gorgeous' bag by border police

Cocaine was found under the bag

A stash of cocaine worth £3.2m was found in a truck when border officials moved a bag with the slogan "I'm great for the environment - and gorgeous!"

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Kent duo win Hunted TV contest

On the run. Bob and Alex keep ahead of their pursuers. Picture courtesy of Channel 4

A father and son are among the winners of an action reality show.

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Century of women's votes

 Dover Town Council celebrating 100 years of the woman's vote. From left Charlie Zosseder, Ann Jenner, Pam Brivio, Miriam Wood, clerk Allison Burton, Sue Jones. Picture: Peter Wallace

Town councillors this week celebrated the 100th anniversary of female suffrage in Britain.

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Two hurt in tumble dryer blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Two men had to be treated after a drying machine caught fire.

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Lottery winner put behind bars

Nina Hughes won nearly £700,000 on the national lottery

A drug-dealing mum carried on supplying illegal substances even after she won nearly £700,000 on the lottery.

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Sunday parking charges - thousands say no

Campaigning councillors Charlotte “Charlie” Zosseder and Ian Palmer at the Stembrook car park, Dover. Picture: Peter Wallace

Just over 3,400 people have supported online petitions to stop a council introducing new seven-day parking charges.

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Boy, 14, accused of supplying drugs

A drugs deal. Stock image

Two teenagers are in custody after police were called to reports of intruders in the grounds of a property.

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