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Work to stop repeated flooding starts next month

12 May 2022
Work to stop repeated flooding starts next month

A plan to prevent homes repeatedly flooding will be put into action next month.

P&O ferry's rescue boats didn't work

12 May 2022
P&O ferry's rescue boats didn't work

A record number of deficiencies were discovered on P&O Ferries' Pride of Kent during safety inspections.

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Suspected burglar appears in court

11 May 2022
Suspected burglar appears in court

A man suspected of stealing numerous items - including tools, a TV, copper piping and a camera - has appeared in court on burglary charges.

Sick pensioner's fight to keep mobility scooter

11 May 2022
Sick pensioner's fight to keep mobility scooter

An 86-year-old man fears he will be stuck inside after he was ordered to remove his mobility scooter from his retirement development.

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Bishop Rose finally receives MBE

09 May 2022
Bishop Rose finally receives MBE

The Bishop of Dover has finally received her MBE, following a two year delay due to the pandemic.

Pride of Kent cleared to sail

09 May 2022
Pride of Kent cleared to sail

A P&O ship which failed three safety checks has been cleared for sail after being reinspected by the coastguard.

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Rose wins TV's Must See Moment at BAFTAs

08 May 2022
Rose wins TV's Must See Moment at BAFTAs

Former Kent schoolgirl and Strictly Come Dancing winner Rose Ayling-Ellis won the Must See Moment at tonight's BAFTAs.

169 people on 11 boats cross Channel

08 May 2022
169 people on 11 boats cross Channel

Eleven boats carrying asylum seekers were intercepted in the Channel yesterday by the Ministry of Defence.

Can you help find Victor?

08 May 2022
Can you help find Victor?

A man is hoping to track down the child evacuee who stayed with his family during the Second World War.

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'Severe delays' after tunnel is closed

05 May 2022
'Severe delays' after tunnel is closed

Traffic built up this morning after a tunnel was closed following the implementation of Dover TAP.

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Petition calls for speeding drivers to slow down

04 May 2022
Petition calls for speeding drivers to slow down

A pensioner who says people use his road as a 'rat run' and regularly drive at speed down it is calling for action.

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'Irreplaceable' 6ft brass lectern stolen from church

03 May 2022
'Irreplaceable' 6ft brass lectern stolen from church

A precious and irreplaceable lectern worth thousands of pounds has been stolen from a church.

P&O resume crossings for passengers but another ship fails reinspection

03 May 2022
P&O resume crossings for passengers but another ship fails reinspection

P&O has resumed its Dover to Calais route for passengers today, as another of its ships fails a reinspection.

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Much-loved former pub landlord was 'gentle giant'

28 April 2022
Much-loved former pub landlord was 'gentle giant'

Tributes have been paid to a former pub landlord and 'loving father', who ran pubs and butchers across Kent.

Work starts to transform airport for dance festival

27 April 2022
Work starts to transform airport for dance festival

Tents and sound systems have been put in place at a Kent airport, which will host a dance festival this weekend.

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Is riddle game the new Wordle?

25 April 2022
Is riddle game the new Wordle?

A software engineer from Kent has invented a new online game based on riddles which he hopes will rival hit wordplay, Wordle.

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'There is little doubt that lives have been saved'

25 April 2022
'There is little doubt that lives have been saved'

The government has reportedly backtracked on plans to turn boats carrying asylum seekers around in the Channel.

Four arrested after 'baseball bat' dispute

21 April 2022
Four arrested after 'baseball bat' dispute

An appeal has been launched after a BMW was allegedly hit with a baseball bat and another car collided with a taxi.

Iconic cliffs left covered in litter

20 April 2022
Iconic cliffs left covered in litter

A mocked up photo showing Dover cliffs covered in rubbish has been released as part of a campaign to highlight the rise of fly-tipping.

Hundreds of jobs on offer to sacked P&O workers

19 April 2022
Hundreds of jobs on offer to sacked P&O workers

A jobs fair has been organised for hundreds of fired P&O workers, where training and employment opportunities will be on offer.

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