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Streets burst into colour as town's Pride returns

Streets burst into colour as town's Pride returns

A town's streets were filled with colour at its first live Pride since the start of coronavirus pandemic with thousands of people joining in.

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Lorry numbers causing traffic queues on busy road

Lorry numbers causing traffic queues on busy road

Traffic management measures have had to be enforced on the A20 because of a large volume of lorries.

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Would-be crystal meth lab cook banged up

Would-be crystal meth lab cook banged up

A man who set up an amateur crystal meth lab also tried cloning scores of credit cards in a get rich quick scheme, a court heard.

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Knife-wielding cannabis addict tried to torch flats

Knife-wielding cannabis addict tried to torch flats

A drug addict who became isolated during lockdown tried to torch his block of flats while children inside.

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Fly-tipper dumped four times in one week

Fly-tipper dumped four times in one week

A man has been fined by a court after admitting being behind a fly-tipping spree.

Hess: We’re looking at fourth from bottom

Hess: We’re looking at fourth from bottom

Dover boss Andy Hessenthaler says survival this season will feel like a promotion.

Shutdown of key bridge

Shutdown of key bridge

A swingbridge will be closed from September to November for essential works, a port authority has warned.

Celebrating the Channel swimming heroes

Celebrating the Channel swimming heroes

A town centre museum has put up a permanent exhibition hailing those who have swum the English Channel.

Dover Pride returns to the streets

Dover Pride returns to the streets

A colourful day of marching and entertainment returns in full to a Kent town centre after the pandemic.

Daily record for asylum seeker crossings smashed

Daily record for asylum seeker crossings smashed

Another new record for the number of asylum seekers reaching Kent shores on small boats in a day has been made - with 828 making the journey.

Hessenthaler completes squad ahead of first game

Hessenthaler completes squad ahead of first game

Andy Hessenthaler has completed building his new-look Dover squad - but hasn't ruled out more loan signings.

Fewer bays at post-Brexit lorry park

Fewer bays at post-Brexit lorry park

A post-Brexit inland border centre is to have a drastic reduction in bays for HGVs a parish council has revealed.

Swift action against burglar

Swift action against burglar

A thief was arrested within three hours of the first of two break-ins he committed being reported.

New hopes for startup traders

New hopes for startup traders

People running fledgling businesses appear close to finding new premises after the previous building they were in had to close.

Former MP who sexually assaulted women to be freed from jail

Former MP who sexually assaulted women to be freed from jail

Disgraced politician Charlie Elphicke is set to be released next month, halfway through his sentence for sex assaults on two women a decade apart.

Learn of War history on your doorstep

Learn of War history on your doorstep

Tours of war graves in a Dover cemetery are helping people discover the World War heritage in their town.

Flats for former Chinese restaurant building

Flats for former Chinese restaurant building

A planning application has been submitted to create six homes in a double property that had a restaurant and takeaway business.

Life in the Kent town in the global spotlight

Life in the Kent town in the global spotlight

Asylum seekers, lorry queues and Brexit have put the world's attention on a Kent town but reporter and resident Sam Lennon explains why he never left.

Flagship's maiden voyage

Flagship's maiden voyage

A new cruise liner has begun the first of eight sailings from a port in Kent and is now heading for the Isles of Scilly.

Retirement homes take first occupants

Retirement homes take first occupants

A total 15 independent living houses and flats for older residents, with a communal area, have now opened up.

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