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Drastic reform needed to keep P&O afloat

Drastic reform needed to keep P&O afloat

A ferry worker has accused P&O of using coronavirus as an excuse for "drastic" job cuts and changes to contracts

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Port's emergency coronavirus fund for people in need

Port's emergency coronavirus fund for people in need

A busy Kent port has set up an emergency coronavirus fund for charities that help people in need during the covid-19 crisis - applications are invited

Woman cut free from flipped car

Woman cut free from flipped car

A woman has been taken to hospital after her car flipped onto its side in a crash.

Families saved from eviction during pandemic

Families saved from eviction during pandemic

Around 30 families who could have been made homeless during the coronavirus pandemic have been saved from eviction.

Man rescued from cliff face

Man rescued from cliff face

A man has had to be rescued from the side of a cliff above the port of Dover by four fire crews.

Anger as human waste spotted at roadside

Anger as human waste spotted at roadside

A hotspot for litter and human waste has been cleared following months of complaints from angry residents.

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Property sells via virtual auction

Property sells via virtual auction

A three-bedroom home requiring investment was among the properties sold virtually - as one auctioneers adapts to the current climate.

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Driver charged after eight-mile police chase

Driver charged after eight-mile police chase

Police were led on a pursuit between two towns before stopping the car and finding illegal drugs.

Whites ask players to take leave

Whites ask players to take leave

Dover Athletic chairman Jim Parmenter has admitted the club have run out of money.

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P&O Ferries stands down 1,100 staff due to pandemic

P&O Ferries stands down 1,100 staff due to pandemic

A ferry company is temporarily standing down more than 1,000 staff and focusing all efforts on bringing in freight to the UK.

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Russian warships tracked through Channel

Russian warships tracked through Channel

Nine Royal Navy vessels have tracked a fleet of Russian warships following "unusually high levels of activity" off the coast of Kent.

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County lines heroin dealer jailed after missing court

County lines heroin dealer jailed after missing court

A county lines drug dealer arrested in a mass drugs raid has been jailed for three years.

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Coronavirus Kent: Cruise liners dock for Covid-19 isolation

Coronavirus Kent: Cruise liners dock for Covid-19 isolation

Two cruise ships berth in Dover as the Coronavirus continues to affect all areas of the travel industry

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National League plan to call a halt

National League plan to call a halt

The National League have told clubs they don't plan to complete the 2019/2020 campaign.

Migrants must be quarantined, says MP

Migrants must be quarantined, says MP

An MP has called for migrants to be quarantined for 14 days after claims more than 80 people crossed the Channel today.

Ghost town

Ghost town

This square is the heart of a Kent town but on a sunny afternoon it is abandoned - this is a surreal effect of coronavirus.

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Music to our ears

Music to our ears

A popular concert hall has been given new hope of surviving the COVID-19 crisis after it broke its fundraising target.

Shocked by sackings

Shocked by sackings

A seafarer says he and colleagues were laid off despite the Chancellor saying workers would be protected during the virus crisis.

Shutdown after eight days

Shutdown after eight days

A new clothes shop has had to suddenly close as another business casualty of the coronavirus emergency.

Supermarket opens despite ram raid

Supermarket opens despite ram raid

Cash machines were stolen in an early morning ram raid at a Tesco.

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