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‘Toddlers dangled overboard, pregnant women held at gunpoint’ – Dover MP Commons call for end of migrant crossings

Contributed by editor on Jun 13, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Dover and Deal MP Natalie Elphicke

 

Toddlers dangled overboard and pregnant women forced on boats at gunpoint are some of the horrifying examples emerging of how people traffickers try to prevent boats being stopped when illegally crossing the English Channel.



Appeal after young boy accosted at Sandgate Esplanade Folkestone by man who tried to lead him away

Contributed by editor on Jun 13, 2020 - 09:00 AM

 

An appeal for witnesses has been issued following an incident in Sandgate on Saturday 6 June 2020.



Dover drug dealer who offered customers prizes of extra drugs is jailed

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 04:30 PM

 

A Dover drug dealer whose group offered prizes to users who bought extra crack cocaine and heroin has been jailed.



Cyclist pronounced dead after crash on Sandgate Hill in Folkestone this morning

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 04:00 PM

 

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the death of a cyclist in Folkestone.



Handsome stolen dog found on busy dual carriageway near Maidstone returned to Sandwich owners - PHOTOS

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 02:30 PM

Peanut - recovered on A249  Photo: Kent Police

 

A stolen dog found wandering next to a busy dual carriageway near Maidstone has been taken home.



Launch of one-stop-shop to support over 4,000 Dover businesses get ‘back to business’

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 12:30 PM

 

Dover District Council is to launch a one-stop-shop to support over 4,000 local businesses to get ‘back to business’ as high streets and commercial centres re-open across the district.



Thieves who stole Hythe schoolgirl's NHS fundraising cash fail to deter Maddie as she raises £750 for hospitals' charity

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 10:30 AM

Maddie ready to hand over the cheque

 

Neighbours of a schoolgirl came out of their houses to applaud when she handed over a cheque for almost £750 to East Kent Hospitals Charity.



Callous distraction burglar in Margate stole bag from woman in 80s after claiming he was from the church

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 08:30 AM

 

A bag containing items including cash, bank cards, a mobile phone and a passport was stolen from a property in the Grotto Road area of Margate, between 3pm and 3.25pm on Tuesday 9 June 2020.



Town centres in Ashford borough reopening for businesses

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 08:00 AM

Tenterden preparing for reopening businesses

 

Across the Ashford borough, shops and businesses are preparing to reopen from Monday 15 June, following the government’s latest guidance.



Three drug dealers in Canterbury jailed for more than 12-years

Contributed by editor on Jun 12, 2020 - 06:30 AM

 

Three drug dealers have been jailed for a total of more than 12 years following a Kent Police operation in Canterbury.