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Cleanup time from today

Cleanup time from today

A two week campaign to clear away litter and rubbish from our streets and countryside has begun.

New Ferry en route to Dover with 'largest duty free shop'

New Ferry en route to Dover with 'largest duty free shop'

As ferry operators anticipate a renaissance for sea travel a new ship is travelling to the UK to begin sailings from a Kent port.

Stitchers' five-year labour of love

Stitchers' five-year labour of love

A group of women worked for more than 1,500 hours since 2016 to create a huge piece of artwork for a new park café.

£470k to tackle homelessness in one Kent district

£470k to tackle homelessness in one Kent district

The Housing Secretary has announced more than £470,000 to deal with rough sleeping in one Kent district.

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Police braced for immigration protests

Police braced for immigration protests

A port town is to be the centre of another protest march over immigration and asylum this weekend.

Five ways to tackle homelessness

Five ways to tackle homelessness

A Kent district council cabinet has agreed on a five-point strategy to help those having to sleep rough.

Stalls setting out again

Stalls setting out again

Two open air markets are coming back to a Kent town centre as the progress out of Covid lockdown.

Ferry firms strike agreement to reduce lorry hold-ups

Ferry firms strike agreement to reduce lorry hold-ups

Two ferry firms are allowing lorry drivers to take the first available sailing, whoever is running the service.

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Queues build as TAP implemented

Queues build as TAP implemented

Queues are building as a large number of lorries head towards Dover, with the TAP scheme put in place.

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Refuse bosses explain bins fiasco

Refuse bosses explain bins fiasco

Contractors have apologised for failings in bin collections and say 'the worst is over' after streets were lined with litter for weeks.

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Hessenthaler: 'Show me what you've got'

Hessenthaler: 'Show me what you've got'

Dover Athletic are to host a trial game for players who have been released from clubs in the Football League.

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Elizabeth I painting on show as museum opens

Elizabeth I painting on show as museum opens

A 16th century portrait of Elizabeth I heralds the reopening of a museum as the long drawn out coronavirus lockdown nears its end.

Trucker tried to smuggle child sex suspect out of UK

Trucker tried to smuggle child sex suspect out of UK

A driver who tried to smuggle a group of people, including a man suspected of child sex offences, out of the UK has been jailed.

Face to face meetings back

Face to face meetings back

Councillors are together in the same room after more than a year, as Kent moves gradually out of lockdown.

Microchip dogs or it'll lead you to court

Microchip dogs or it'll lead you to court

A dog found straying has landed his former owner a £384 bill for failing to comply with microchipping regulations.

Dover lad part of historic Scottish cup win

Dover lad part of historic Scottish cup win

St Johnstone completed a remarkable cup double in Scotland at the weekend and a former Dover schoolboy helped make it happen.

Numbers crossing the Channel 'double'

Numbers crossing the Channel 'double'

The Home Secretary had said she planned to make efforts by asylum-seekers to reach our shores by boat 'unviable' - but figures continue to rise.

'Digital payments don't work for everyone'

'Digital payments don't work for everyone'

A new cashpoint has been installed after people in the community asked for one.

Weather warning in force for strong winds

Weather warning in force for strong winds

Ferry services are facing delays as the Met Office issues a yellow weather warning for strong winds across Kent.

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Victim of fatal A2 crash named

Victim of fatal A2 crash named

Tributes have been paid to an 'amazing' young man who died after a crash on the A2.

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