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Plans for 300-truck lorry park revealed

Lorries parked in Poulton Close, Dover

People are invited to have their say on a proposed lorry park in Kent which aims to take up to 300 trucks off the road.


Man arrested after alleged affray

The scene at Coombe Valley Road, Dover

A man has been arrested on suspicion of affray after officers in 10 police cars descended on a residential street.

Mum dedicates Queen’s honour to disabled son

Sue Clark and her son Jamie

A mum who has been awarded a Queen's honour for her services to children with disabilities has dedicated it to her son who has Down's syndrome.

No place for hatred

Ginny Bones at the Great Get Together in Dover for Jo Cox

Visitors flocked to a community solidarity event to honour MP Jo Cox.

Appeal for witnesses after serious crash

Scene of the crash at Alkham. Picture courtesy of @Kent_999s.

Four people ended up in hospital after a car reportedly smashed into a wall.


Car overturned after tunnel smash

Overturned car: No serious injuries reported. Picture: @KentSpecials.

A car landed on its roof in an accident with a lorry.


'Save our Banksy' says MP

Charlie Elphicke launches his Save our Banksy campaign at the site of the artwork on the corner of Townwall Street and York Street, Dover

An MP has launched a campaign to keep and protect the Dover Banksy, due to be removed and auctioned


Mercy supplies head for Grenfell victims

Nathaniel Richards with some of the supplies for survivors of the Grenfell disaster

Two vanloads of aid will be delivered today to victims of the London tower block disaster.


MP's plan to keep Banksy artwork in town

The Banksy artwork in Dover

An MP will tomorrow reveal his scheme to make sure a mural by Banksy stays in his town.


CCTV released after fruit machine thefts

Picture provided by Kent Police

Officers investigating a series of thefts from pub fruit machines have released CCTV images of men they want to speak to.

Smile - Dover is the selfie capital

Dover MP Charlie Elphicke takes a group selfie, with members of East Kent College

More selfies are taken per head in Dover than anywhere else in the UK, reseachers say.


Sentence cut for online pervert

Evan Prevett. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

A teenager who groomed girls online has had his jail sentence reduced by a quarter.

Flagpole-wielding rioter jailed

Daniel Spensley - latest jailed Dover rioter. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

A man has gone to prison for his part in demonstrations that ended in rioting.

Bid to keep Banksy mural in Dover

The Banksy artwork - councillors want it saved as a tourism asset

Councillor are looking for ways to keep the Banksy Brexit artwork in Dover.


Owner of 'dirty' pizza shop fined

Cockroaches like this were found. Stock image

A businessman whose takeaway was shut down after cockroaches were found in his dirty kitchen has been fined for continuing to sell food to the public.


Nighmare noise of lorry horns

Lorries close to Dover's Aycliffe estate. Picture courtesy of Roger Golding

Residents say they are suffering blasting horns and pollution when trucks are queued near them.


Robbery and attack - man held

General scene of Mayfield Avenue, Dover. Picture: Google Maps

A suspect is in custody after a robbery and assault at a home.

Mum gets to work to help cancer sufferers

Blue Tobin and his mother Francesca Waite. Picture courtesy of Francesca Waite

The mother of a child who survived cancer has taken on a voluntary project to help other victims.

Bus company's pollution fight

One double decker could take 75 cars off the road, says Stagecoach. Picture courtesy of Stagecoach

Stagecoach says one bus could replace 75 cars to ease pollution.


Man remanded after woman stabbed in chest

Police at the scene of the stabbing. Picture: Adam O'Callaghan

Magistrates have kept a man in custody following the stabbing of an 18-year-old woman.

High winds cause closure on main road

The Dover A20, looking west between Aycliffe in Dover and Capel-le-Ferne

Bad weather has caused hours of shutdown on a key route.

Dog owner fined after beach walk

Granville Gardens at Marine Parade, Dover

A woman who walked her dog on a prohibited stretch of beach was handed a bill for £330.


Theresa May structure erected on white cliffs

The effigy appeared yesterday. Picture: Simon Hare.

A huge statue of Theresa May flicking the V sign has been erected on the White Cliffs of Dover in a bizarre stunt.


This became a nature reserve

An image of Samphire Hoe as it would have looked during the Channel Tunnel construction

This image shows when a beauty spot was a Channel Tunnel building site.


Ex-mayor - tributes and fundraising continue

Ronnie Philpott as Dover mayor with Judge Andrew Patience, council honorary recorder, left, and Christopher Hobbs-East, town sergeant from that time. Picture courtesy of Dover Town Council.

Fundraising plans are building up in honour of a former mayor who died of motor neurone disease.


Probe into alleged assault threat

Market Square, Dover.

A man has said he was approached by another man who told him he was going to hurt him if he did not hand over money.

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