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£703 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

£703 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

A new fleet of patrol boats will be announced by the Chancellor this week as part of a £703 million package to protect the UK border, including Kent.

Thumbs-down for renaming square

Thumbs-down for renaming square

A plan to rechristen a town square for the Queen's Jubilee has been widely rejected, a council meeting heard.

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'This is the 2020s, not the 1920s'

'This is the 2020s, not the 1920s'

A councillor has told a debate over domestic violence how ill-treatment of women starts with casual sexism.

'Shop shutters could slam down'

'Shop shutters could slam down'

A business leader warns that traders might have to close their enterprises if their rates soon go back to 100% after the pandemic lockdowns.

'There are so few ways for these vulnerable adults to socialise'

'There are so few ways for these vulnerable adults to socialise'

A support worker has organised a monthly disco for adults with learning disabilities and is hoping as many people attend as possible.

'Please keep this gem shining bright'

'Please keep this gem shining bright'

A fundraising campaign, by crowdfunding, is on to help save a much-loved village pre-school from shutdown.

Memorial proposal for Captain Sir Tom falls through

Memorial proposal for Captain Sir Tom falls through

A bid to name a town's subway after Prince Philip has emerged, after the previous plan to honour Captain Sir Tom Moore fell through.

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Dover TAP enforced near port

Dover TAP enforced near port

A restriction on port-bound traffic movement is back in place to prevent town centre congestion.

GoFundMe launched to help Mya's family

GoFundMe launched to help Mya's family

A GoFundMe appeal in memory of a 13-year-old hit by a car could allow her family to create a lasting memorial.

Hess hopes 'wounded' Whites can take frustration out on Yate in replay

Hess hopes 'wounded' Whites can take frustration out on Yate in replay

Dover manager Andy Hessenthaler hopes his “wounded” players can take advantage of any complacency from Yate during their FA Cup replay.

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Teen hit by car was 'hugely popular' says headteacher

Teen hit by car was 'hugely popular' says headteacher

A 13-year-old girl struck down by a car was an outstanding student who gave up her free time to help others improve their reading.

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'Cowards hiding behind social media'

'Cowards hiding behind social media'

An MP has called on zero tolerance against threats and abuse towards public service workers in the wake of the David Amess killing.

Girl, 13, killed by car named locally

Girl, 13, killed by car named locally

Floral tributes have been left at the scene of a fatal accident which saw a car strike a young pedestrian crossing a road close to a busy roundabout.

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Hess: My players should be hurting

Hess: My players should be hurting

Manager Andy Hessenthaler has told his Dover players they should be hurting after their FA Cup draw with Yate on Saturday.

Mum 'gutted' as TikTok lifeline is suspended

Mum 'gutted' as TikTok lifeline is suspended

A mum who finds £2,000 a month for medical cannabis treatment for her epileptic daughter had her account suspended as a live fundraiser began

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FA Cup match report: 10-man Whites draw with Yate

FA Cup match report: 10-man Whites draw with Yate

Dover fought back to earn an FA Cup replay against Yate despite seeing player-coach Reda Johnson sent off.

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Missing teenager has been found

Missing teenager has been found

A 13-year-old schoolgirl who vanished for four days has been located and returned home.

Sir David Amess tribute to be added to Dame Vera statue

Sir David Amess tribute to be added to Dame Vera statue

A tribute to an MP killed in a stabbing will be included on a White Cliffs memorial to the 'forces sweetheart' which he campaigned for.

Girl, 13, killed while crossing road

Girl, 13, killed while crossing road

A teenage girl has died after she was hit by a car while crossing a busy road.

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Squad is sticking together, says Whites striker

Squad is sticking together, says Whites striker

Ben Williamson insists Dover's squad remains united despite their dreadful start to the season.

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