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Live animal exports set to finally be outlawed after 50 years

Live animal exports set to finally be outlawed after 50 years

A long-awaited ban on the live export of animals is finally set to come into force - 50 years after campaigners started fighting for the rule.

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Record run brings back good vibes

Record run brings back good vibes

Dover’s Moto2 rider Jake Dixon enjoyed a morale-boosting testing session with a new lap record in Jerez ahead of this weekend’s French Grand Prix.

The ‘eyesore’ McDonald’s restaurant which could open next to historic ruins

The ‘eyesore’ McDonald’s restaurant which could open next to historic ruins

A new computer-generated image shows how a “garish” McDonald’s drive-thru could be built next to historic ruins.

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Four fire engines sent to house blaze

Four fire engines sent to house blaze

Fire crews were sent to tackle a blaze which broke out at a property in a residential street.

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Labour backlash as Conservative Kent MP defects

Labour backlash as Conservative Kent MP defects

A Kent MP continues to face a backlash after defecting to the Labour Party – with new and old allies criticising the move and leader Keir Starmer.

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'She's stabbed us in the back': Shock as Kent Tory MP defects to Labour

'She's stabbed us in the back': Shock as Kent Tory MP defects to Labour

A Kent MP has defected to the Labour Party just moments before Prime Minister’s Questions began - leaving local Tories stunned.

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‘I couldn’t afford to live on £4.87 hourly wage we pay our crew’

‘I couldn’t afford to live on £4.87 hourly wage we pay our crew’

The CEO of a ferry company that made 786 seafarers redundant has admitted crew are now paid less than £5 an hour.

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‘Roar of the hovercraft was a sound of our town - so much has changed’

‘Roar of the hovercraft was a sound of our town - so much has changed’

Thirty years since the opening of the Channel Tunnel, reporter Sam Lennon looks back on life in Kent before it opened.

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Biker dies in race circuit crash tragedy

Biker dies in race circuit crash tragedy

A motorcyclist has died in a fatal crash during a track day at a Kent motorsports circuit.

Appeal for witnesses as pedestrian dies after crash

Appeal for witnesses as pedestrian dies after crash

Police have revealed a pedestrian died weeks after being hit by a car - and are urging more witnesses to come forward.

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Whites update fans on 2024/25 season squad plans

Whites update fans on 2024/25 season squad plans

Relegated Dover have confirmed the majority of their squad have been offered the chance to stay as they prepare for Isthmian Premier football.

‘I’ve been brutally honest!’

‘I’ve been brutally honest!’

Coach Mike Sandmann has offered some advice to Dover’s young players as they decide over the summer where their immediate futures lie.

Tonnes of illegal meat and 54 sheep carcasses seized at port

Tonnes of illegal meat and 54 sheep carcasses seized at port

Grim images show illegal meat seized at a port including sheep carcasses, pork and cheese dripping with blood. Warning: graphic images.

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Salad factory in jobs boost following expansion with M&S

Salad factory in jobs boost following expansion with M&S

A firm is on a recruitment drive this spring as part of a team-up with a leading food store chain.

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14 tonnes of litter collected from major port route

14 tonnes of litter collected from major port route

A huge operation to remove litter and debris along a major route has been carried out collecting 14 tonnes of waste.

Dixon in no mood to come off the throttle

Dixon in no mood to come off the throttle

Dover racer Jake Dixon says he’ll continue to go flat out - despite another costly Moto2 crash.

Vital work to start on protecting one of Britain's most important sites

Vital work to start on protecting one of Britain's most important sites

A six-figure sum has been awarded to the country’s biggest Napoleonic fortification to help conserve and regenerate it.

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Channel crossings reach new record high

Channel crossings reach new record high

Some 7,167 asylum-seekers have crossed the English Channel into Dover so far this new, a new record.

Fight to stop Georgian street becoming ‘another HMO alley’

Fight to stop Georgian street becoming ‘another HMO alley’

Battle lines have been drawn after campaigners accused developers of trying to turn a historic street into “another HMO alley”.

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Burglar jailed after repeatedly intimidating victim after arrest

Burglar jailed after repeatedly intimidating victim after arrest

A criminal who repeatedly tried to approach his victim while awaiting court hearings after stealing from his home is now in prison.

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