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Farage sparks Twitter row over Dover Covid claims

Farage sparks Twitter row over Dover Covid claims

The Home Office has rejected claims by Nigel Farage that 12 asylum seekers who arrived at Dover yesterday all tested positive for Covid.

Disney cruise ship set to stay in Kent until summer

Disney cruise ship set to stay in Kent until summer

A huge Disney cruise ship has had its schedule postponed further - meaning its long stay in Kent is set to continue.

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Former church to be demolished

Former church to be demolished

Planning councillors have voted through an application to replace a disused 19th century church with a terrace of three two-bedroomed houses.

Arrest after reported threats to shop worker

Arrest after reported threats to shop worker

A man aged 48 faced multiple charges, and was due to appear in court, after allegedly behaving aggressively towards an employee outside a store.

Theft warning to van drivers

Theft warning to van drivers

Owners of vans are being told by police to keep their vehicles secure after a break-in this week which saw two people arrested.

Trucker hid £160,000 of cocaine in cab

Trucker hid £160,000 of cocaine in cab

A lorry driver who tried to smuggle drugs into the UK through Kent in the overhead compartment of his truck has been sent to prison for five years.

'Why did you torment my son in such a cruel way?'

'Why did you torment my son in such a cruel way?'

The mother of a man who was brutally murdered in a graveyard has said she has "lost her treasure".

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Mass of hauliers checked for Covid

Mass of hauliers checked for Covid

More than 235,000 lorry drivers heading for the Continent have been tested for coronavirus but truckers are told to get checked before entering Kent.

Railway station transformation

Railway station transformation

A key Kent station's footbridge and canopy have been given a brand new look after being upgraded following a £3.5 million investment.

Residents can't park because of hospital fee-dodgers

Residents can't park because of hospital fee-dodgers

People are paying £65 a year to park outside their homes but users of the hospital opposite are taking up the parking spaces for free.

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'Better summer in reach'

'Better summer in reach'

An MP has applauded Boris Johnson's roadmap out of lockdown after the country has suffered the year-long tragedy of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sad death of dog dubbed 'Houdini'

Sad death of dog dubbed 'Houdini'

A popular greyhound that used to escape from his past homes due to suffering from separation anxiety, even climbing 7ft walls, has died.

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Dover report six-figure loss for last season

Dover report six-figure loss for last season

Dover Athletic made a loss during the 2019/20 season according to their latest accounts.

Women on fake gun and drugs charges after police chase

Women on fake gun and drugs charges after police chase

Two young women have been charged after police pursued a vehicle that crashed into a fence.

Man drowned after wading into sea

Man drowned after wading into sea

An asylum seeker drowned after wading into the sea on the day his brother arrived in the UK, an inquest has heard.

Grandad's emotional reunion and stark Covid warning

Grandad's emotional reunion and stark Covid warning

A grandad who has been discharged from hospital has warned of coronavirus complacency after being told he had a 30% chance of surviving the virus.

Pair murdered man in graveyard

Pair murdered man in graveyard

A man and woman have been found guilty of murdering a homeless man in a graveyard.

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Demolition plan for old church

Demolition plan for old church

A disused Victorian church building could be knocked down and replaced by three small houses if planning councillors give approval to an application.

Jury out in graveyard murder trial

Jury out in graveyard murder trial

A jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of two homeless people accused of killing a man who lived in a cemetery.

Dover charged by the National League for not playing games

Dover charged by the National League for not playing games

Dover Athletic have confirmed they have been charged by the National League with failing to fulfil two fixtures.

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