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Store in town centre switch

02 September 2021
Store in town centre switch

Another retail chain has left its base in a precinct for a nearby recently-opened shopping complex.

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The strange but enduring appeal of swimming the Channel

02 September 2021
The strange but enduring appeal of swimming the Channel

Inflatable suits and brandy inside an inner tube: The triumphs, challenges and tragedies of swimming the Channel.

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Food festival to set out its stall

01 September 2021
Food festival to set out its stall

A three-day food festival with free entry comes to the Kent coast this week.

Put your best paw forward for new festival

01 September 2021
Put your best paw forward for new festival

A new festival devoted to dogs is coming to a country park in Kent this weekend, with family fun, canine activities and accessories.

'We owe it to them as fellow human beings'

31 August 2021
'We owe it to them as fellow human beings'

Campaigners are calling on a council to set a specific target of how many Afghan refugees it will take in.

Zara, 7, running breast cancer challenge in mum's memory

31 August 2021
Zara, 7, running breast cancer challenge in mum's memory

A little girl whose mummy died when she was just three is running a five mile challenge to help other families.

Baby joy for racing driver after infertility agony

29 August 2021
Baby joy for racing driver after infertility agony

A semi-professional racing driver is expecting his first child after years of trying and wants people to keep talking about infertility problems.

Anglers welcomed back

27 August 2021
Anglers welcomed back

A town pier has reopened for fishing after tens of thousands of pounds in repairs following damage last year.

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Fly-tipper dumped four times in one week

26 August 2021
Fly-tipper dumped four times in one week

A man has been fined by a court after admitting being behind a fly-tipping spree.

Tribute show on Who star's birthday

26 August 2021
Tribute show on Who star's birthday

The music of The Who will be played by a Kent-based band on the birthday of the original bass player.

Man in court in burglary case

25 August 2021
Man in court in burglary case

A suspect aged 20 has been remanded in custody by magistrates after a break-in, in which three cars were stolen.

First Skatejam pulls in the crowds

25 August 2021
First Skatejam pulls in the crowds

A skating event in a Kent park saw 150 kids and adults showcase dare devil tricks and some for the less adventurous.

Dover Pride returns to the streets

24 August 2021
Dover Pride returns to the streets

A colourful day of marching and entertainment returns in full to a Kent town centre after the pandemic.

Daily record for asylum seeker crossings smashed

24 August 2021
Daily record for asylum seeker crossings smashed

Another new record for the number of asylum seekers reaching Kent shores on small boats in a day has been made - with 828 making the journey.

Nearly 1,000 homes in two decades

24 August 2021
Nearly 1,000 homes in two decades

Developers have given a timetable for a housing development and detailed their plans to create a mass of green space.

Sex Pistols' Rotten loses ruling over Kent TV show soundtrack

23 August 2021
Sex Pistols' Rotten loses ruling over Kent TV show soundtrack

Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten has lost a High Court battle over use of the bands songs in a new TV series filmed in Kent.

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Forties celebration weekend in aid of D-Day memorial

23 August 2021
Forties celebration weekend in aid of D-Day memorial

Forties fashions, music and military vehicles will be part of a two-day celebration of wartime, raising funds for a memorial to D-Day soldiers.

Former MP who sexually assaulted women to be freed from jail

21 August 2021
Former MP who sexually assaulted women to be freed from jail

Disgraced politician Charlie Elphicke is set to be released next month, halfway through his sentence for sex assaults on two women a decade apart.

Learn of War history on your doorstep

21 August 2021
Learn of War history on your doorstep

Tours of war graves in a Dover cemetery are helping people discover the World War heritage in their town.

Man, 21, arrested on suspicion of rape

20 August 2021
Man, 21, arrested on suspicion of rape

A man is in custody after a woman reported she was raped during the early hours of the morning.

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