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Cruise ships laid up at Port

Cruise ships laid up at Port

Three rare visitors are on prolonged lay-up at the Port of Dover during the coronavirus outbreak.

MP in bid to save jobs

MP in bid to save jobs

A Kent MP says she is battling to save jobs amid talks with a major employer.

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P&O to furlough 300 more staff

P&O to furlough 300 more staff

A further 300 employees are to be furloughed by P&O Ferries as the company continues its battle to stay afloat during the Coronavirus crisis

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Voices needed for art installation at fort

Voices needed for art installation at fort

A sound artist is appealing for people to make voice recordings during lockdown for an installation that will bring a Kent fort's history back to life

Millions of pounds worth of cocaine found in two lorries

Millions of pounds worth of cocaine found in two lorries

Two unconnected hauls of cocaine with a combined street value of almost £20m have been discovered at a port.

Neighbours surprise 101-year-old with birthday song

Neighbours surprise 101-year-old with birthday song

Residents turned out in force to celebrate the birthday of a grandad who has now lived in the same street for more than a century.

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Suspected burglar targets shop twice in one night

Suspected burglar targets shop twice in one night

A man is due in court charged with burgling the same business twice in one night.

Chef at Marco Pierre White's diner cooks free lunches

Chef at Marco Pierre White's diner cooks free lunches

The head chef at a Marco Pierre White diner is leading a team to provide free hot lunches to the needy.

Cash boost for heritage railway targeted by arsonists

Cash boost for heritage railway targeted by arsonists

A century-old heritage railway attraction hit by an arson attack and then a global pandemic has secured its future with vital funding.

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Virus stops youngster getting medical cannabis

Virus stops youngster getting medical cannabis

Coronavirus has intensified the battle to get medical cannabis for a severely epileptic girl whose daily seizures have reduced from 500 to under 10

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Suspected county lines drug dealer charged

Suspected county lines drug dealer charged

A county lines investigation has led to a charge against a man for conspiracy to supply heroin and cocaine.

Online services give a boost to congregation

Online services give a boost to congregation

This town's churches have brought religious services into the living rooms of their members - and some have reached more people than usual

Man swims the Channel in his bathtub

Man swims the Channel in his bathtub

Jellyfish stings and a shark attack were just some of the fantasy obstacles faced by one lockdown fundraiser who 'swam the Channel' in his bathtub.

Johnny B's doorstep gig is seen by thousands

Johnny B's doorstep gig is seen by thousands

When a supermarket worker gave an impromptu gig on his doorstep he was asked to do another, which was so popular it was viewed by thousands

Eggs give 'light relief' to intensive care nurses

Eggs give 'light relief' to intensive care nurses

A HGV driver whose Freemasons membership is delayed over Covid-19 has given chocolate eggs to intensive care nurses to boost spirits

Smugglers 'exploit pandemic' hiding £1m of cocaine in face masks

Smugglers 'exploit pandemic' hiding £1m of cocaine in face masks

Drug mules have been blasted for exploiting the coronavirus crisis after an attempt to smuggle cocaine into the UK in an consignment of face masks.

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New 'drive-thru' coronavirus assessment centre opens

New 'drive-thru' coronavirus assessment centre opens

A new and specially built 'drive-thru' coronavirus assessment centre has opened as part of a wider rollout of sites across Kent.

Man was ill before cruise ship cabin fall

Man was ill before cruise ship cabin fall

A coroner has ruled a retired managing director's death was accidental after he fell in his cabin while on a cruise

Brave dog walker rescues sheep from road

Brave dog walker rescues sheep from road

An animal lover has been photographed risking her own safety to move three escaped sheep from a busy road

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Two walking festivals cancelled and decision pending on third

Two walking festivals cancelled and decision pending on third

Two Kent walking festivals have been cancelled because of government-imposed lockdown over coronavirus, and another may follow.

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