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Brexit, roadworks and less ferries an unholy trinity in Dover

Brexit, roadworks and less ferries an unholy trinity in Dover

Dover TAP has been used 12 times in 18 days with Brexit, roadworks and less ferries combining to cause traffic chaos.

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Hess prepares Whites to face his old club

Hess prepares Whites to face his old club

Dover manager Andy Hessenthaler admits he knows plenty about tonight’s opponents as he prepares his Whites side to face his former club.

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Man fell to death from cliffs

Man fell to death from cliffs

A coroner was unable to conclude why a man plunged from a height and ended up in water on a shoreline.

Dover TAP: Councillor demands more is done for residents

Dover TAP: Councillor demands more is done for residents

A councillor is demanding that more is done to help residents in Dover against the disruption of backed-up lorries.

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Toddlers rescued from Channel

Toddlers rescued from Channel

Three toddlers were among the asylum seekers brought in by a lifeboat to a Kent port.

Heavy traffic as overturned car closes road

Heavy traffic as overturned car closes road

A main road was shut in both directions causing heavy traffic after a car flipped onto its roof in a crash.

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Rescue after group gets trapped in caves

Rescue after group gets trapped in caves

Emergency crews used a ladder to rescue a group of people who became trapped in caves near the coast.

Homophobic menace threatens to burgle judge as he's jailed

Homophobic menace threatens to burgle judge as he's jailed

A homophobic "public menace" threatened to burgle a judge as he was jailed for spitting at police and telling them he had Covid.

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Anglers can return to pier

Anglers can return to pier

Fishing will soon return to a major port pier after it was banned for several years.

Former church on market for £250,000

Former church on market for £250,000

A derelict church destined to become 16 flats is back up at auction, and its price has been slashed in half.

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'This is a difficult one'

'This is a difficult one'

Councillors voted for 13 new houses, because affordable ones were needed, but had to consider the thorny issue of feared traffic problems.

Driver had £2.1 million in cocaine

Driver had £2.1 million in cocaine

A trucker has been jailed after trying to smuggle drugs, which were hidden behind wooden boards in his lorry.

'No cameras have been turned off'

'No cameras have been turned off'

National Highways denies traffic cameras showing M20 lorry queues were deliberately switched off after Twitter storm.

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Will it be the Jubilee Docks?

Will it be the Jubilee Docks?

A councillor wants a section of a Kent port to be christened to commemorate the Queen's 70th year on the throne.

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Policy to age assess asylum seekers after arrival ruled unlawful

Policy to age assess asylum seekers after arrival ruled unlawful

A policy to age assess young asylum seekers immediately after they arrive in Kent has been deemed unlawful.

Man's body found following search

Man's body found following search

The body of a man has been found following a search for a missing person by the coast.

'We will not rest until he is captured'

'We will not rest until he is captured'

A man wanted in connection with drug smuggling in Kent has been named in a new appeal to hunt down 12 fugitives.

'This theatre is a heartbeat in the town'

'This theatre is a heartbeat in the town'

A comic is putting on a one-man show to raise money to try to stop an entertainment venue being shut down.

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Tie-break heartache for Briscoe

Tie-break heartache for Briscoe

Pat Briscoe failed to clinch a quarter-final spot in the Open Singles at the World Indoor Bowls Championships as he lost to Mervyn King on Tuesday.

'I'll play wherever I'm asked'

'I'll play wherever I'm asked'

Ryan Hanson insists he is happy to play wherever Dover need him to.

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