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Book reveals secret history of a town and village

20 August 2021
Book reveals secret history of a town and village

A historian's new book reveals some of Deal's best kept secrets with a vast selection of pictures old and new.

Waste centre booking system could stay

20 August 2021
Waste centre booking system could stay

As a consultation launches on an appointment system for using recycling sites, a council pledges any measures won't be strict like in lockdown.

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Snowballing of support in Afghan crisis

19 August 2021
Snowballing of support in Afghan crisis

Rising numbers of organisations in east Kent are coming forward to back people from Afghanistan fleeing the Taliban.

Citizens Advice office re-locates after 22 years

19 August 2021
Citizens Advice office re-locates after 22 years

People needing help with finances, family issues, benefits, and a raft of other topics can get it at a new location.

Life in the Kent town in the global spotlight

19 August 2021
Life in the Kent town in the global spotlight

Asylum seekers, lorry queues and Brexit have put the world's attention on a Kent town but reporter and resident Sam Lennon explains why he never left.

Be part of the new vision for play park

18 August 2021
Be part of the new vision for play park

Updated play equipment, outdoor exercise machines, a dog walking area and an orchard are among options for a play park.

Bungalows would 'only add to parking problems'

18 August 2021
Bungalows would 'only add to parking problems'

Neighbours are fighting a planned development, which they fear could block the movement of emergency vehicles.

Traffic will be back in High Street on Saturday

18 August 2021
Traffic will be back in High Street on Saturday

A temporary high street pedestrianisation that allowed for social distancing on busy Saturdays has 'ceased suddenly'.

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Wedding venue's bid to put on plays, films and dance shows

17 August 2021
Wedding venue's bid to put on plays, films and dance shows

A picturesque wedding venue has applied for a licence to put on plays, films and dance shows.

Friends reunited

17 August 2021
Friends reunited

Members of a social group, kept apart during the pandemic, have finally met again after a total 500 days.

Heroes at flooded museum were 'unstoppable duo'

17 August 2021
Heroes at flooded museum were 'unstoppable duo'

When flood water seeped into a museum, volunteers got to work with buckets, towels and a make-shift pump.

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The beach front home that used to pull in the punters

17 August 2021
The beach front home that used to pull in the punters

A property which can trace its roots as a pub back to the 1800s is now for sale as a stunning modernised home - and still comes with a bespoke bar.

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All welcome at Skate Jam so 'pick up a board'

16 August 2021
All welcome at Skate Jam so 'pick up a board'

Everybody is welcome at a skate event hoped to encourage more people to grab a board and have a go at the sport.

Land Rovers for lifeboatmen's funeral

16 August 2021
Land Rovers for lifeboatmen's funeral

Mourners lined the road to pay their respects as a cortege for the funeral of a lifboatman passed.

Helicopter search after reports man had weapon

16 August 2021
Helicopter search after reports man had weapon

A man has been arrested after police received reports a man was seen with a weapon.

Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

14 August 2021
Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

From Amadeus to Atomics, the glory days of clubbing across the county have been captured on camera.

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Plans to house 8,000 asylum seekers

13 August 2021
Plans to house 8,000 asylum seekers

The Home Office wants to provide temporary accommodation for those arriving in small boats across the Channel, ending the use of hotels.

Running marathon for teacher mum and the hospice

13 August 2021
Running marathon for teacher mum and the hospice

A dad is running the London Marathon in memory of his mum and to say thanks to the hospice that cared for her.

Probe launched as asylum seeker dies at sea

13 August 2021
Probe launched as asylum seeker dies at sea

A criminal investigation has been launched after a man died after a boat carrying him and 36 others sank in the Channel.

Rescued asylum seeker dies

12 August 2021
Rescued asylum seeker dies

One person flown to hospital after being rescued from a sinking vessel has died.

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