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Nearly 400 asylum seekers intercepted in two days

Nearly 400 asylum seekers intercepted in two days

British and French authorities have intercepted almost 400 asylum seekers trying to reach Kent in two days.

Hessy's faith in youth as Moses turns pro

Hessy's faith in youth as Moses turns pro

Andy Hessenthaler tipped Will Moses for a bright future after handing the Dover academy player his first professional contract.

Work begins for 50 affordable homes

Work begins for 50 affordable homes

Construction is beginning on three separate sites for houses and flats in a district's biggest council homes building project in a generation.

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The community that lost everything and inherited a traffic jam

The community that lost everything and inherited a traffic jam

A community which once had a pub and a post office has made a plea to the church after losing its last meeting place.

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More than 1,000 asylum seekers stopped in Channel

More than 1,000 asylum seekers stopped in Channel

A total 1,042 people, in 54 incidents, have been intercepted crossing the English Channel over five days by British and French authorities.

Man attacked in pub garden

Man attacked in pub garden

A man had to be treated in hospital for serious head wounds after he was assaulted during a brawl in a pub garden.

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Pupils' success in drill contest

Pupils' success in drill contest

A school has held its annual military drill competition, which was followed by a prizegiving.

Four charged after immigration march

Four charged after immigration march

Four men have been charged with offences and one has appeared in court, following a demonstration against illegal immigration.

MP backs asylum system reforms

MP backs asylum system reforms

An MP has spoken in favour of changes to the asylum system brought in by the Home Secretary.

Anyone care to join me for a dip?

Anyone care to join me for a dip?

Day trippers were joined by an unusual guest for a cooling down dip.

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Major Kent attraction forced to close

Major Kent attraction forced to close

One of the county's most popular tourist attractions will be remaining shut this Bank Holiday Monday following unforeseen issues.

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Four arrests as immigration protesters descend on town

Four arrests as immigration protesters descend on town

A heavy police presence outnumbered protesters who marched through a Kent town.

'I have the chance to start a new life'

'I have the chance to start a new life'

A previously homeless man has told how a charity, which has gained grants of nearly £36,000, helped him back on his feet.

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.

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