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Dockside public space opened

Dockside public space opened

The ribbon has been cut for a new open space as part of a dockland redevelopment at a Kent port.

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Reports of more child asylum seekers

Reports of more child asylum seekers

A new set of young asylum seekers are said to have landed at a Kent port as the county council battles with the Home Office over the issue.

Anti-litter goal of new bins

Anti-litter goal of new bins

People can join a ballot over England's chances in the European football championships - by disposing of cigarette ends.

Slab art makes perfect commemoration to pandemic

Slab art makes perfect commemoration to pandemic

Messages of hope painted on paving slabs during lockdown have been used for an official commemoration thanks to a creative mum and a parish council.

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Politicians get cleaning up beach for volunteer week

Politicians get cleaning up beach for volunteer week

It was all about clearing the coast of rubbish as part of the Great British Spring Clean for councillors and an MP this Volunteer Week.

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Dover legend's cancer fight

Dover legend's cancer fight

David Leworthy, the man voted Dover’s best ever player, has thanked Whites fans for their support after being diagnosed with bladder cancer

Priti Patel blames TikTok for asylum crossings

Priti Patel blames TikTok for asylum crossings

The Home Secretary has written to social media giants after videos "glamorising" lethal Channel crossings went viral on their platforms.

Home Office probe after Border Force collects asylum seekers from French waters

Home Office probe after Border Force collects asylum seekers from French waters

The Home Office is "urgently investigating" reports a Border Force ship agreed to enter French waters to recover asylum seekers.

Bank branch shuts today

Bank branch shuts today

Another town centre banking outlet closes as customers increasingly go for phone and internet transactions.

Nearly 400 asylum seekers intercepted in two days

Nearly 400 asylum seekers intercepted in two days

British and French authorities have intercepted almost 400 asylum seekers trying to reach Kent in two days.

Hessy's faith in youth as Moses turns pro

Hessy's faith in youth as Moses turns pro

Andy Hessenthaler tipped Will Moses for a bright future after handing the Dover academy player his first professional contract.

Work begins for 50 affordable homes

Work begins for 50 affordable homes

Construction is beginning on three separate sites for houses and flats in a district's biggest council homes building project in a generation.

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The community that lost everything and inherited a traffic jam

The community that lost everything and inherited a traffic jam

A community which once had a pub and a post office has made a plea to the church after losing its last meeting place.

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More than 1,000 asylum seekers stopped in Channel

More than 1,000 asylum seekers stopped in Channel

A total 1,042 people, in 54 incidents, have been intercepted crossing the English Channel over five days by British and French authorities.

Man attacked in pub garden

Man attacked in pub garden

A man had to be treated in hospital for serious head wounds after he was assaulted during a brawl in a pub garden.

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Pupils' success in drill contest

Pupils' success in drill contest

A school has held its annual military drill competition, which was followed by a prizegiving.

Four charged after immigration march

Four charged after immigration march

Four men have been charged with offences and one has appeared in court, following a demonstration against illegal immigration.

MP backs asylum system reforms

MP backs asylum system reforms

An MP has spoken in favour of changes to the asylum system brought in by the Home Secretary.

Anyone care to join me for a dip?

Anyone care to join me for a dip?

Day trippers were joined by an unusual guest for a cooling down dip.

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Major Kent attraction forced to close

Major Kent attraction forced to close

One of the county's most popular tourist attractions will be remaining shut this Bank Holiday Monday following unforeseen issues.

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