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Cocaine smuggling coach driver and pal guilty over £19.4m haul

Cocaine smuggling coach driver and pal guilty over £19.4m haul

A coach driver found with 243 kilos of cocaine in his vehicle pretended that he and his friend had taken it to Belgium to get the air-con fixed.

Cliffs tribute to Dame Vera Lynn one step closer

Cliffs tribute to Dame Vera Lynn one step closer

Plans to create a memorial to Forces' Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn on the White Cliffs of Dover has now gained government support.

It's Binday Bingo! Residents brand collections 'disgrace'

It's Binday Bingo! Residents brand collections 'disgrace'

Red-faced council officials have apologised over chaos caused by a change in bin collection days, with residents calling the debacle "binday bingo".

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Stay safe as freedom comes

Stay safe as freedom comes

New town centre signs tell people to continue guarding against coronavirus as the third stage of lockdown easing approaches.

Homeless strategy up for discussion

Homeless strategy up for discussion

A way to keep people off the streets is to be discussed and includes an increase in council-owned accommodation instead of relying on B&Bs.

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Ex-chapel that sold for £135k is now worth £1.4m

Ex-chapel that sold for £135k is now worth £1.4m

A former Methodist church sold on TV show Homes Under the Hammer has been transformed into nine high-end apartments.

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More asylum seekers arrive at port

More asylum seekers arrive at port

The Home Office intercepted three boats with 81 people on board today, while French authorities prevented two boats from entering UK waters.

Boats land on beach in bad weather

Boats land on beach in bad weather

Three small boats containing around 50 asylum seekers landed in Kent during high winds yesterday.

Police called to cliff top after boat lands on beach

Police called to cliff top after boat lands on beach

A group of asylum seekers were seen being led to safety after a small boat landed on a beach this morning during high winds.

Images released after medals stolen

Images released after medals stolen

Police are seeking two men after a break-in at a property where a fire was started and medals were stolen.

Full results from local election

Full results from local election

You've had your vote: Now the results are coming in revealing who will represent district on the county council.

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Air ambulance lands on beach

Air ambulance lands on beach

An air ambulance helicopter has landed on a beach as emergency services attended at a street nearby.

Hard line on animal cruelty

Hard line on animal cruelty

A Kent MP has welcomed tough new legislation against those who ill-treat animals, plus plans to also outlaw live exports.

Main road blocked after multi-vehicle accident

Main road blocked after multi-vehicle accident

A main road near Dover was blocked and traffic stationary after a multi-vehicle accident.

Fast track to normality

Fast track to normality

Train services throughout Kent are regrowing as we make further progress out of the coronavirus lockdown.

Dover Athletic clear out: Fifteen players depart Crabble

Dover Athletic clear out: Fifteen players depart Crabble

Dover Athletic manager Andy Hessenthaler will be facing a busy summer after the majority of their squad depart.

Boost of £4,000 for homelessness group

Boost of £4,000 for homelessness group

A charity has been given a grant from a supermarket chain's charity wing to pay for a commercial cooker.

Man seen behaving 'indecently' in horse field

Man seen behaving 'indecently' in horse field

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was reportedly seen behaving 'indecently'.

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Ready for action - again

Ready for action - again

A voluntary group that has helped people during the pandemic says it can quickly mobilise if there is another emergency in its town.

Shocking video shows people shivering under blankets in border vessel

Shocking video shows people shivering under blankets in border vessel

Footage shows the moment more people – including women and children – are brought to safety having taken a dangerous journey to cross the Channel.

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