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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.

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.

Con artist stole from kind-hearted women who tried to help him

Con artist stole from kind-hearted women who tried to help him

A man has been jailed after stealing from two women he had befriended.

Heritage railway hit by spate of vandalism

Heritage railway hit by spate of vandalism

Vandals have attacked a heritage railway which was already suffering financially because of the enforced Covid closure.

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Drugs flat forced to shut

Drugs flat forced to shut

A flat that was used by drug dealers is now out of bounds for three months after police action.

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Short-term survival aim for hard-hit Whites

Short-term survival aim for hard-hit Whites

Andy Hessenthaler admits Dover will be one of many sides fighting hard to stay in the National League once football gets back underway.

Cocaine worth £3.7m found under bunk bed

Cocaine worth £3.7m found under bunk bed

A lorry driver has appeared in court following the discovery of 37 kilos of cocaine under his mattress.

P&O's voluntary redundancies are a 'step in the right direction'

P&O's voluntary redundancies are a 'step in the right direction'

Voluntary redundancy scheme announced as part of a raft of copromises amid a ferry company's plans to cut 614 jobs on ferries at a Kent port

Grammar girls need votes for tech prize

Grammar girls need votes for tech prize

They call themselves the Tech Sisters and their design has won them a place in the finals of an awards programme that finds solutions to common issues

Café burglar caught wearing company fleece

Café burglar caught wearing company fleece

A burglar was arrested after being spotted sporting a branded fleece nicked from the café he'd just broken in to.

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Former Whites striker lands new club

Former Whites striker lands new club

Dover Athletic’s leading marksman has signed for a team who could be their rivals next season.

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Application for tanning salon at retail park

Application for tanning salon at retail park

Plans have been submitted to turn a vacant unit at a new retail complex into a tanning salon

White Cliffs of Dover light up for Dame Vera

White Cliffs of Dover light up for Dame Vera

The lyrics from one of wartime's most moving anthems are beamed onto the White Cliffs of Dover in tribute to Dame Vera Lynn.

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Stalker threatened victim with acid attack

Stalker threatened victim with acid attack

A man who threatened a woman with an acid attack then tried to bully her into changing her evidence against him has been jailed.

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