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Book is an 'architectural adventure'

Book is an 'architectural adventure'

Naval, military and licensed buildings make up some of those featured in a new book offering a rare insight into the properties

Appeal for unwanted dolls ahead of Christmas in a recession

Appeal for unwanted dolls ahead of Christmas in a recession

An appeal for unwanted dolls - including those with matted hair and pen tattoos - is to help families already worrying about Christmas after Covid-19.

Handshakes traded for elbow pumps on A-Level results day 2020

Handshakes traded for elbow pumps on A-Level results day 2020

Gone were the congratulatory handshakes, instead headteachers dished out socially distanced elbow bumps to commend pupils this A-Levels results day.

Fundraising page set up for step-dad who died in bypass crash

Fundraising page set up for step-dad who died in bypass crash

The heartbroken wife and family of a motorcyclist who died in a crash have launched a Justgiving page to help pay for his funeral.

Open day at Captain's Garden at castle

Open day at Captain's Garden at castle

A rare chance to see the work of a volunteer gardening group can be had at a vacant piece of land opposite Deal Castle.

Town's RNLI announces busiest start to August in years

Town's RNLI announces busiest start to August in years

A total of 14 people have so far been rescued at sea this month as Walmer RNLI has announced its busiest start to August in years.

Beach works suspended as council 'not aware' of early start

Beach works suspended as council 'not aware' of early start

Major beach maintenance works have been suspended after the early arrival of diggers sparked a complaint from a resident.

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'Outrage' as council begins £800k beach works in peak season

'Outrage' as council begins £800k beach works in peak season

A resident has blasted an authority for giving the go ahead on sea defence works in Deal during the holiday season.

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High street traffic ban on busiest day of week

High street traffic ban on busiest day of week

Cars will be banned from driving through a former award-winning high street on one day of the week, it has been agreed.

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Firefighters battle caravan fire

Firefighters battle caravan fire

Emergency services have been putting out a burning caravan.

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Woman 'in labour' among migrants climbing sea wall

Woman 'in labour' among migrants climbing sea wall

As calls are made for French authorities to help crackdown on migrant crossings, an image of people climbing over a sea wall has emerged.

More stalls to open at market

More stalls to open at market

Market bosses are allowing more traders to return to their pitches after successfully trialling a Covid compliant reopening

New arts funding could save Astor Theatre

New arts funding could save Astor Theatre

New government funding could be the key to saving a struggling theatre and bolstering a fund collected from the community to help it beat Covid-19

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Paddling pool won't open this year

Paddling pool won't open this year

Hopes an outdoor paddling pool could reopen this summer have been dashed.

'He loved life and was always smiling'

'He loved life and was always smiling'

A wife has told of her heartbreak and paid tribute to her husband who died in a crash while out on his motorbike.

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Theatre boss's grateful thanks after survival fund boost

Theatre boss's grateful thanks after survival fund boost

A cash strapped theatre will benefit from a council increasing the cap on the grants it offers from £2,000 to £5,000 - but is it enough?

Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

English Heritage is celebrating after its plans were approved allowing it to open a cafe opposite one of its castles.

Conditions were so rough, 'only a fool would launch a boat'

Conditions were so rough, 'only a fool would launch a boat'

When people call a lifeboat's coxwain a coward, there must be a story behind it

How fundraising paid for much needed hospital

How fundraising paid for much needed hospital

On the day when Deal Hospital Fete was supposed to be held, we look back at how the hospital first came into being

Food deliveries start by new Meals on the Hill group

Food deliveries start by new Meals on the Hill group

Italian lasagne, creamy curry and slow cooked pulled pork with fresh veg are among the dishes being sent out by volunteers from a new food aid group

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