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Dover prepares to become home for COVID-safe cruising

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Photo: Port of Dover

 

Following several months helping cruise lines find a home in Dover for ships needing lay-by facilities, the UK's second busiest cruise port has welcomed the development of a framework within which the port can prepare to become a popular home for COVID-safe cruising.




Kent crime roundup sees 48 years in prison sentences meted out to callous burglars and violent thieves in September

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 08:50 AM

 

Nearly a half century in prison sentences were given to callous burglars and violent thieves across September 2020.




Crippled yacht with total electrical failure towed to safety by Margate lifeboat

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2020 - 07:00 AM

Photo: Margate RLNI

 

Margate’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat has assisted a yacht with two people on board after their vessel became disabled north of Margate.




Drugs trafficker stopped in Dover faces nearly 7 years in jail over £1 million cocaine and beer cover-up

Contributed by editor on Oct 07, 2020 - 04:50 PM

 

A man who was driving a lorry load of beer into the UK has been jailed for six years and nine months after he tried to smuggle Class A drugs worth more than a million pounds into the country.




'Stabbing' victim flown to hospital after man found with serious injuries in Beaconsfield Road, Dover

Contributed by editor on Oct 07, 2020 - 03:00 PM

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Investigators are appealing for information following a serious assault in Dover.




Jail for man who spat in Ashford Police Officer's face

Contributed by editor on Oct 07, 2020 - 12:55 PM

 

A jail term has been imposed on a man who spat in the face of a police officer after he was arrested in Ashford.




Canterbury woman and Maidstone man lose £15,000 to HMRC scam in September

Contributed by editor on Oct 07, 2020 - 10:45 AM

 

Kent Police has issued a warning following scores of fraud reports in which victims have been led to believe they may be arrested for owing money to Her Majesty’s Revenue Customs.




£19,000 from Premier League's Matchday Support Fund helps Folkestone Invicta FC, Hythe Town FC and Lydd Town FC to keep going

Contributed by editor on Oct 07, 2020 - 06:55 AM

 

Constituency matters... a weekly column by the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Damian Collins 7 October 2020.




Romanian lorry driver stopped in Dover charged with people smuggling OUT of the UK

Contributed by editor on Oct 06, 2020 - 04:45 PM

 

A lorry driver arrested in Dover for allegedly trying to smuggle migrants OUT of the UK has been charged following a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation.




Lifeguard cover extended to beginning of November on Romney Marsh beach

Contributed by editor on Oct 06, 2020 - 01:05 PM

RNLI lifeguards at Camber pictured next to a lifeguard tower Photo: RNLI/Kt Bruce

 

Lifeguard cover on one of the country’s most popular beaches is to be extended for an extra month after an agreement between Rother District Council and the RNLI.



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