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Celebration time at Lydden Hill

Celebration time at Lydden Hill

The UK’s first event dedicated to celebrating rallycross - which was born in Kent - is taking place this weekend.

Man in court after ‘jewellery swiped during loft works’

Man in court after ‘jewellery swiped during loft works’

A suspect has appeared in court after jewellery was swiped from several homes in suspected distraction burglaries.

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Kent castle to open major new attraction

Kent castle to open major new attraction

A world-famous Kent castle is opening a new major visitor experience next week.

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Head of Kent’s ‘best secondary school’ reveals why he is quitting

Head of Kent’s ‘best secondary school’ reveals why he is quitting

The head of a grammar ranked by a school directory website as Kent’s top secondary has revealed why he is stepping down after almost eight years.

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Friendly fire bodes well for Dover

Friendly fire bodes well for Dover

Coach Mike Sandmann reckons a busy weekend for Dover was a step in the right direction towards bringing the feel-good factor back to the club.

Green light for £25m business, arts and education centre

Green light for £25m business, arts and education centre

A four-story hub promising to boost investment and jobs has been given the stamp of approval.

Paedophile died in drunken fall down staircase

Paedophile died in drunken fall down staircase

A man who sexually abused his four-year-old niece died after falling down a staircase while drunk, an inquest has heard.

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Port set for ‘exceptionally busy’ summer amid Olympics traffic surge

Port set for ‘exceptionally busy’ summer amid Olympics traffic surge

Port of Dover bosses are warning of an “exceptionally busy” summer, with cross-Channel traffic set to increase by almost a third.

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Four die in English Channel crossing

Four die in English Channel crossing

Four people have drowned after their boat capsized while trying to cross the Channel, the French coastguard has confirmed.

Road plagued by potholes will close for repair works

Road plagued by potholes will close for repair works

A pothole-ridden street – a key road in and out of a housing estate – will be closed for two days while repair works are carried out.

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New Dover coach feels inspired

New Dover coach feels inspired

New Dover Athletic coach Paul Barnes is excited to work with “clubman” Jake Leberl.

Thousands of cigarettes and vapes seized from seven shops

Thousands of cigarettes and vapes seized from seven shops

Officers seized more than 3,000 cigarettes and 1,000 illegal vapes during a huge operation to crackdown on organised criminal gangs.

Dixon buoyant ahead of home race

Dixon buoyant ahead of home race

Dover Moto2 racer Jake Dixon is ready for the British Grand Prix next month after his best result of the season so far in Germany.

New border security command to tackle small boats gangs launched

New border security command to tackle small boats gangs launched

Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has set out the first steps to establishing a new UK border security command to tackle people-smuggling gangs.

Shopping centre ‘in robust health’ and won’t be turned into flats, say bosses

Shopping centre ‘in robust health’ and won’t be turned into flats, say bosses

Bosses at a high street shopping mall have allayed fears the centre will be demolished to make way for flats.

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Former vets to be transformed into six flats under new plans

Former vets to be transformed into six flats under new plans

Plans have been submitted to convert the former site of vets into housing after the firm's £1 million move to a new venue.

Chemist boss and customers tried to tackle thief

Chemist boss and customers tried to tackle thief

A gambler who robbed a pharmacy of around £100 after losing more than 10 times that amount has escaped jail.

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Delays warning as tunnel shut due to heavy port traffic

Delays warning as tunnel shut due to heavy port traffic

A busy tunnel has been closed as road bosses prepare for significant traffic heading towards port terminals.

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Whites add to backroom staff

Whites add to backroom staff

A former Margate, Ashford United and Welling United coach has joined Dover boss Jake Leberl’s management team.

‘New McDonald’s drive-thru would be on graveyard’

‘New McDonald’s drive-thru would be on graveyard’

Heritage experts say a new fast food outlet would spill onto an old graveyard with some graves still in place.

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