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Record number of migrants attempt channel crossing

Record number of migrants attempt channel crossing

Hundreds of migrants attempted to cross The Channel yesterday and set a new high for the total in a single day.

Shed fire leads to barbecue warning

Shed fire leads to barbecue warning

A shed burst into flames sparking firefighters to warn homeowners about disposing of hot coals.

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Huge cruise ship draws Disney fans to port

Huge cruise ship draws Disney fans to port

A Disney cruise ship boasting 11 decks and a massive Goofy hanging from the stern is currently moored up in Kent.

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Police search after daytime jewellery theft

Police search after daytime jewellery theft

Police are appealing for information after valuable jewellery was stolen from a house.

Heartfelt messages left to schoolboy on first anniversary

Heartfelt messages left to schoolboy on first anniversary

Almost an entire village gathered to remember a nine-year-old schoolboy on the first anniversary of his death.

CCTV appeal after theft

CCTV appeal after theft

Police have released the image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a theft.

Jobs boost as Home Bargains prepares to open

Jobs boost as Home Bargains prepares to open

A discount retailer is now recruiting staff ahead of opening at a former Homebase store that will have been vacant for three years.

Scholarship for £25,000 to be awarded to medical student

Scholarship for £25,000 to be awarded to medical student

A council has stepped in to fund a scholarship for a student wishing to study at the county's only medical school.

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Highway bosses step in following dangerous parking at cliffs

Highway bosses step in following dangerous parking at cliffs

Dangerous parking at the White Cliffs of Dover should be a thing of the past now parking restrictions have been put in place.

Puppies 'drenched in oil' after being smuggled into Kent

Puppies 'drenched in oil' after being smuggled into Kent

A charity says illegal dog smuggling is on the rise during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the latest victims being six puppies discovered covered in oil.

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Lorry driver smuggled £8.1m of cocaine among toys

Lorry driver smuggled £8.1m of cocaine among toys

A lorry driver who tried to enter Britain with a multi-million pound stash of cocaine hidden among toy bricks has admitted the crime.

Council 'should not sell family silver'

Council 'should not sell family silver'

A council has faced warnings against selling £1m of assets to bridge a £4.6m cash deficit because of coronavirus

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'I must've been one of the first NHS patients'

'I must've been one of the first NHS patients'

Ann Sheehan was among the first to have NHS treatment when she had her tonsils removed on the day the health service launched - her 10th birthday.

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Body found in the sea

Body found in the sea

A man's body has been pulled from the sea and police say a report is to be prepared for a coroner.

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Lorry hits bridge on A2

Lorry hits bridge on A2

A major route was blocked in both directions after a lorry hit a bridge.

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Cadet's dedication wins him a Diana Award

Cadet's dedication wins him a Diana Award

Stars like Prince Harry and Liam Payne heard how this Kent cadet showed maturity and leadership to keep his unit going through tough challenges

Ferry firm DFDS announces 650 redundancies

Ferry firm DFDS announces 650 redundancies

Ferry operator DFDS has announced job cuts across its business as it focuses on freight but the company can't confirm how Dover will be affected.

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Donation boost for young carers in Covid crisis

Donation boost for young carers in Covid crisis

A charity supporting young carers has received a £1,000 donation from a national housebuilder.

Team effort as clubs battle the virtual ocean

Team effort as clubs battle the virtual ocean

Dover Rowing Club clinched a fourth place finish in the virtual race from Panama to Hawaii, a distance of 8,099km.

Trial of former MP accused of sexual assault to begin next week

Trial of former MP accused of sexual assault to begin next week

The trial of a former MP accused of sexual assault will begin next week and could last up to three weeks.

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