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01-Apr-15 10:30
UPTON school has been awarded £50,000 for excellence in helping their most disadvantaged pupils reach their full potential
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01-Apr-15 10:26
FRIENDS of teenager Mohammad Faiz Khaliqi from Ramsgate are campaigning to prevent him being deported to Afghanistan.
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01-Apr-15 10:15

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30-Mar-15 08:40
Garage fire extinguished by firefighters in Margate yesterday evening
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30-Mar-15 08:38
Spate of criminal damage continues to blight Ramsgate as Ellington Park, a Victorian seafront shelter and a private property are targeted
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30-Mar-15 08:29
Police release e-fit of man they want to speak to in connection with attempted robbery in Ramsgate High Street earlier this month
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30-Mar-15 08:25
Kent County Council removes 35p charge for reserving library items from other premises within the County
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30-Mar-15 08:25
Kent County Council removes 35p charge for reserving library items from other premises within the County
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30-Mar-15 08:24
Thanet Wanderers grab impressive win away to Tunbridge Wells in the rugby, while in the football Margate are beaten against league-leaders Maidstone, and Ramsgate's game is postponed
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27-Mar-15 08:27

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23-Mar-15 09:29
Hundreds turn out to watch Horace’s Palace of Fun at the Winter Gardens
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23-Mar-15 09:26
UKIP Leader and Thanet South Parliamentary Candidate driven out of pub near Biggin Hill by anti-UKIP protesters
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23-Mar-15 09:23
Man sentenced to three years’ imprisonment after campaign of harassment
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23-Mar-15 08:57
Vandalism to restored Victorian shelters in Ramsgate a 'matter of grave concern', says Ramsgate Society Chairman
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23-Mar-15 07:58
Commemorations take place for 80th anniversary of Dreamland Cinema opening
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23-Mar-15 07:55
Margate held to goaless draw by Wingate & Finchley, while Ramsgate slip to defeat against South Park, and Thanet Wanderers' 1st XV are beaten 25-13 despite second-half fightback
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18-Mar-15 09:10
Cllr Paul Carter Conservative leader of Kent County Council has issued a formal complaint about a report published by the Commons Transport Select Committee
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18-Mar-15 09:07
A Police investigation will take place after fire crews were called to the same house in Hadlow Drive Cliftonville in less than 24 hours.".
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18-Mar-15 09:04
BOMB disposal teams were called to detonate seven shells at Sandwich Bay on Sunday after a dog uncovered them. The first shell, dating from the 1860s, was discovered by a Labrador called Barnes Wallis.
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18-Mar-15 08:56
The Ramsgate motorcycle sprint will be held at the Western Undercliff on August 15th and 16th
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17-Mar-15 08:53
After more than 10 years of indecision The Pleasurama site on Ramsgate seafront is to be redeveloped by Canterbury builders Cardy Construction Ltd.,
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17-Mar-15 08:48
Triple A, a Kent based Multi Media Group has proposed a multimedia academy, arena and heliport for the Manston Airport site
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17-Mar-15 08:45

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16-Mar-15 09:25
Kent Fire and Rescue Service have warned of the dangers of discarding cigarettes in the home after Broadstairs home is left gutted by fire on the weekend
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16-Mar-15 09:06
Car fire on A256 roundabout brought under control by fire crews
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16-Mar-15 08:56
A £12 million upgrade to extend HS1 to Ramsgate is due to be completed by 2019, reducing journey times between Thanet and London to little more than an hour.
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16-Mar-15 07:17
Thanet Destination Management Plan deemed a success after its first year of implementation
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16-Mar-15 07:06
Football: Ramsgate record heroic win in their battle against relegation, while late penalty robs Margate of all three points. Rugby Union: Thanet Wanderers through to the Kent Plate Final after impressive victory
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13-Mar-15 09:04

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09-Mar-15 08:43
Cutbacks from Central Government mean that Kent Police face a funding shortfall of £61m over the next four years
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09-Mar-15 08:05
Roman Catholic Cardinal, Raymond Burke, to visit historic church of St Augustine's in Ramsgate later today
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09-Mar-15 07:16
Thanet Council hits back at Food Hygiene criticism from the 'Which?' consumer magazine
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09-Mar-15 07:07
Margate beaten at home ahead of tonight's Kent Cup tie away to Gillingham, while Ramsgate slip to away defeat, and (rugby) Thanet Wanderers lose at Old Colfeians
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04-Mar-15 09:41

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04-Mar-15 09:33
.The first annual London to Margate cycle race which is set to rival the London to Brighton bike ride will take place in Apri
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04-Mar-15 09:26
The Marlowe Academy will combine with Ramsgate's Ellington & Hereson School this September to form a new school operating across both sites.
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02-Mar-15 09:36
Sizeable anti-UKIP protest takes place in Margate as the Party holds its Spring Conference in the Winter Gardens. One arrest made for assault but demo otherwise passes peacefully
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02-Mar-15 09:03
Kent's Youth Police and Crime Commissioner Kerry Boyd will step down from her post this week, and the Commissioner Ann Barnes is told she will not face charges for allegedly driving without insurance
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02-Mar-15 07:59
Local tourism service, Visit Thanet, claims that a property in Minster is probably the oldest inhabited home in England
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02-Mar-15 07:52
Firefighters were called to a Ramsgate address on the weekend. Overcooked garlic bread is thought to have been to blame just days after a similar incident in Broadstairs caused by pitta bread!
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02-Mar-15 07:47
Football: Ramsgate grab much-needed victory while Margate are held. Ruby Union: Thanet Wanderers' first XV beaten at home
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27-Feb-15 10:12

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27-Feb-15 07:51

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25-Feb-15 09:58
The Kent in WW1 film “Echoes from the Kent Coast” is now available to watch on the Kent in WW1 website’s home page kentww1.com.
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25-Feb-15 09:55
Kent Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl was reported missing from Margate.
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25-Feb-15 09:53
Lord Percy The peacock is, back home at last!
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24-Feb-15 09:55
Solar Planning Ltd a London- solar energy company - has submitted a plan to create a solar farm on 20 acres of agriculture land next door to the Manston airport site.
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24-Feb-15 09:53
In a commemnt that UKIP was “a party that represents a lurch to the right";Sir Roger Gale MP for Thanet North has suggested that its Members should think again about their membership
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24-Feb-15 09:46
Thanet’s Fair Trade Fortnight is under way
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23-Feb-15 09:26
Ex-UKIP Councillor Rozanne Duncan denies accusations of racism levelled at her, following comments made in last night's BBC 2 Documentary, 'Meet the Ukippers'
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23-Feb-15 08:52
Margate man, 48, jailed for threatening to kill his wife with a kitchen knife
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23-Feb-15 08:50
Kent County Council has been nominated for a national Mental Health First-Aid Award
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23-Feb-15 07:48
GEEK Festival of Play and Games made a welcome return to Margate's Winter Gardens over the weekend
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23-Feb-15 07:37
Football: Margate and Ramsgate games called off due to waterlogged pitches. Rubgy: Thanet Wanderers suffer heavy defeat. Hockey: Cliftonville's Men's and Ladies' first teams both lose narrowly.
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20-Feb-15 07:44

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18-Feb-15 09:45
The hundred year old Ramsgate sewers will be given an overhaul by Southern Water at a cost of £20 million.
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18-Feb-15 09:42
Protesters demonstrating against the use of Drones in Gaza have left the roof of Instro Precision
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18-Feb-15 09:39
PETER’S Fish Factory in Ramsgate has won the competition to get title of Kent’s best chippy
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17-Feb-15 09:42
If you live in Manston representatives from The National Grid would like to meet you this afternoon
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17-Feb-15 09:26
Thanet Fire crews had a busy time on Monday evening tackling fires in Ramsgate and Margate
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17-Feb-15 09:24
BALFOUR BEATTY has sold 80% of its wind farm transmission site system off the Thanet coast
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16-Feb-15 09:16
Margate Lifeboat launched in what turns out to be false alarm
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16-Feb-15 08:58
Thanet District Council Cabinet to meet later this week to discuss possibility of the old Marina Road Car Park in Ramsgate being turned into a state-of-the-art Beach Club
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16-Feb-15 08:47
End of an era as East Cliff Residents' Association (ERA) is wound up
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16-Feb-15 08:42
Thanet Council are still looking for feedback for the Thanet Draft Local Plan which closes on Friday 6th March
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16-Feb-15 08:26
Over a thousand visitors flock to the grand opening of the Petticoat Lane Emporium in Dumpton Park Drive on Saturday
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16-Feb-15 07:26
Football: Ramsgate defeated, Margate's game postponed. Rugby Union: Thanet Wanderers through by default to Kent Plate semi-finals. Hockey: Cliftonville's Men's First XI lose narrowly.
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13-Feb-15 09:43
People are claiming that Ukip parliamentary candidate for Thanet South, Nigel Farage, doesn’t know where Sandwich is. After he tweeted congratulations to “Sandwich, in Thanet
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12-Feb-15 08:27
Police have confirmed that Steve Adams, director of Adams Gas in Bath Road has been charged for the manslaughter of Jarrad Swan
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12-Feb-15 08:26

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11-Feb-15 10:48
Newly appointed PCSO Alex Walker and RNLI lifeguard supervisor Nick Ayers have both been awarded The Divisional Commander’s Certificate of Merit by the Thanet Community Safety Partnership
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11-Feb-15 10:38
Thanet North MP, Sir Roger Gale has claimed that Thanet could become a "dumping ground for London's housing problems"
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09-Feb-15 09:05
KCC Community History Officer Dr Mark Bateson has discovered Sandwich Town Council is the owner of an original and previously unidentified copy of Magna Carta.
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09-Feb-15 08:52
Thanet Council freeze Council Tax for fifth consecutive year
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09-Feb-15 08:50
Body found in search for missing Michael Thorpe
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09-Feb-15 07:15
Football: Margate cruise to victory against Bury Town while Ramsgate earn draw at fellow strugglers East Grinstead. Rugby Union: Thanet Wanderers return to winning ways at home to Ashford
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06-Feb-15 08:11
David Redfern who lives in Broomfield, near Herne visits Margate weekly to shop for seafood where he usually buys whelks and when available, oysters. He said “they are particularly good oysters at Manning’s. I have been eating them for about 50 years at various places. “ I lived in Falmouth for ten years and like Whitstable, you can get English natives, but Manning’s sell the Pacific oysters. He said “it’s going to take me some time to make up a necklace, I might make a pair of earrings if I’m lucky, but at 73, I don’t think it’s likely
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06-Feb-15 08:09
An eyewitness claims the driver careered around the corner and collided with cars after being blinded by sunlight. The pensioner was driving aVW Polo and is thought to have been attempting a turn when the accident happened.
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06-Feb-15 08:06
He admitted manslaughter with diminished responsibility and Judge Adele Williams sent Rowe to a secure hospital under the Mental Health Act because he is a danger to the public and he may never be released.
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04-Feb-15 09:51

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04-Feb-15 09:48
Mariusz Dobkowski the man who severely beat pensioner Kenneth Seymour has been given life imprisonment with a minimum custodial term of 12 years.
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02-Feb-15 08:55
It has been announced that Jeff Fendall doyen of the local theatre scene, passed away on Friday 23rd January. He is best known for the creation, with his late wife Moti, of the Fixtures and Fittings Theatre Company
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02-Feb-15 08:51
King George VI Park children's area set alight in suspected arson attack
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02-Feb-15 08:46
Broadstairs woman pleads guilty to charges at Canterbury Magistrates' Court in relation to more than £3,600 of wrongly paid Housing Benefit
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02-Feb-15 08:41
Finishing touches are completed in Royal Harbour upgrade
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02-Feb-15 08:12
Proceeds from seized and unclaimed property are donated to local charities by Kent Police officers as part of the Kent Police Property Fund
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02-Feb-15 07:20
The first ever Thanet Gazette Heart of the Community Awards took place on Friday evening, celebrating local fundraising and community groups across Thanet
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02-Feb-15 07:14
Last minute Ryan Moss strike gives Margate all three points at Witham, while Tom Chapman grabs late equaliser for Ramsgate at Sittingbourne
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30-Jan-15 07:50

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28-Jan-15 10:05
A 12-hour walkout due to take place tomorrow by UNITE, Unison and GMB members working in the NHS as part of an ongoing pay dispute with the Government. has been suspended.
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28-Jan-15 10:00

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28-Jan-15 09:17
Both Margate and Ramsgate progressed to the Kent Senior Cup semi-final last night. Margate beat Folkestone 2-1 and Ramsgate overcame Thamesmead Town 3-2.
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26-Jan-15 09:03
Margate named in Sunday Mirror's top 10 world holiday destinations for 2015
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26-Jan-15 08:55
Teenage girl rescued from Dumpton Gap cliff ledge by firefighters.
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26-Jan-15 08:26
Kent Police announce that Operation Stack has been removed from the M20 for the time being
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26-Jan-15 07:14
A new dispersal order has been put in place in and around Westgate Railway Station in attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour
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26-Jan-15 07:11
Football: Ramsgate concede last minute goal to draw in six-goal thriller at Southwood, but Margate's fixture is postponed. Rugby Union: Thanet Wanderers lose in hard-fought encounter, despite late comeback.
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23-Jan-15 07:59
The decommissioned red kiosk, unveiled yesterday, has been fitted with a defibrillator by Broadstairs and St Peter’s Town Council in July.
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23-Jan-15 07:57
Restaurant and bar the Pavilion has been operated by leaseholder Thorley Taverns since 1999.
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23-Jan-15 07:53
After more than a year of fighting the cancer, Charlie’s chemotherapy finishes in March but the family have been advised by doctors to raise some money as there is a 30 per cent chance the cancer could come back and would be “very difficult to treat”.
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21-Jan-15 09:53
Justin Waters, swindler who defrauded more than 50 people
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21-Jan-15 09:50
Adam Price-Stevens of Fort Crescent, Margatestole a boiler, a washing machine, a cooker, a hob. a television, a stereo system
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20-Jan-15 09:50
Another senior officer has resigned from TDC
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20-Jan-15 09:46
Hayley and Craig Webb Ramsgate parents of 11-year-old Evie will take on a 14-mile walk to raise money for The Royal Marsden Hospital
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19-Jan-15 08:47
Broadstairs & St Peter's Town Council to hold meeting this evening to discuss Pierremont Hall
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19-Jan-15 08:43
Divisional Commander’s Certificate of Merit awarded to a lifeguard and a PCSO for saving a man's life off Viking Bay
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19-Jan-15 07:18
Report says that overseas students bring in over £33m to the local economy
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19-Jan-15 07:13
20-month sentence handed down to man who committed a long string of offences across Thanet
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19-Jan-15 07:09
Defeats all round as Margate and Ramsgate lose in the football and Thanet Wanderers' 1st XV are beaten in the rugby.
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16-Jan-15 08:04
The committee will hold an oral evidence session to examine the future of Manston airport on Monday February 2, as part of an inquiry into smaller airports launched in July. A motion was put forward by Councillor Bayford that any further action to be taken on the CPO of Manston airport would be on receipt of new information from the Minister of Transport after the Commons session.
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16-Jan-15 07:59
The committee will hold an oral evidence session to examine the future of Manston airport on Monday February 2, as part of an inquiry into smaller airports launched in July. A motion was put forward by Councillor Bayford that any further action to be taken on the CPO of Manston airport would be on receipt of new information from the Minister of Transport after the Commons session.
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16-Jan-15 07:46
THE former Sainsbury’s store in Westwood is now being demolished and work on a new link road will start next month. The new multi-million pound superstore at Westwood opened in November in a project by the Harvest Partnership , a joint venture between Sainsbury’s and Westwood Cross owners Land Securities Once the old Margate Road store is completely demolished by mid-February work will start on the link road between Margate Road and New Haine Road. This will run over the site of the old store.
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15-Jan-15 08:54

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14-Jan-15 09:58
NHS England has confirmed that GP services will remain at the Broadstairs Health Centre when the Broadway Practice closes on March 31 this year
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14-Jan-15 09:55
Manston could still have a future as an airport - according TDC’s new 15-year strategic blueprint for the area
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14-Jan-15 09:52
CUSTOMERS at Britain’s smallest micro-brewery and pub have helped to fund vital research into brain tumours.
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12-Jan-15 09:23
Extraordinary Planning and Environment Committee Meeting to take place this evening at Chatham House School concerning O'Regan Group's proposal to build a concrete- and woodchip-manufacturing base at Port Ramsgate
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12-Jan-15 08:59
A man from Ramsgate has been sentenced to more than 5 years' imprisonment after viciously robbing his disabled neighbour
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12-Jan-15 07:13
Death of missing Kent man, Patrick Lamb, announced, as body is found in the River Medway near Rochester
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12-Jan-15 07:10
Thanet Council opens Public Consultation in respect of its Thanet Local Plan - a framework for determining future planning applications across the Isle
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12-Jan-15 07:06
Ramsgate earn themselves a 3-3 draw at home to Hythe Town on Saturday afternoon, but Margate's fixture is postponed for the second week in a row
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09-Jan-15 09:21
number of Ramsgate residents and Ramsgate Town Councillor Peter Campbell have voiced their concern about plans for a construction base at the Port of Ramsgate.
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09-Jan-15 09:18
A NATIONAL report has suggested former UKIP councillor Rozanne Duncan was expelled from the party last month for saying that she had a problem with “negroes”
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07-Jan-15 09:40
A Margate man has dug up what looks like a cannon ball in his back garden
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07-Jan-15 09:26
A dog that was so starved that his ribs could be seen has been found near Dame Janet school
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07-Jan-15 09:23
The decision not to proceed with the Manston airport compulsory purchase order has been called in by TDC’s Overview and Scrutiny Pane
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05-Jan-15 07:21
Recently-restored Victorian seafront shelter has its windows smashed by vandals, prompting calls for extra CCTV
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05-Jan-15 07:16
Kent Police investigate as soap is added to Madeira Walk Waterfall
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05-Jan-15 07:09
Thanet Council Chief Executive, Dr Sue McGonigal, resigns from her post
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05-Jan-15 07:06
Man, 21, arrested and bailed for New Year's assault in Hawley Street, Margate
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05-Jan-15 07:02
Firefighters extinguish blaze in Arlington House bin chute but one person is treated for smoke inhalation
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05-Jan-15 06:59
Ramsgate lose 5-2 at Folkestone, Margate's game away to Billericay is postponed due to a waterlogged pitch
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31-Dec-14 08:52
UKIP county councillor Trevor Shonk has defended himself against accusations of racism after an interview broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
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31-Dec-14 08:49
POLICE are searching for two men in connection with a reported assault in Broadstairs on a 40-year-old man,, who had to be airlifted to the William Harvey hospital in Ashford.
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31-Dec-14 08:46
John Christopher Yarwood of High Street, Margate stole a sink, a hob and a door from a basement flat in Grosvenor Place, Margate
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29-Dec-14 07:21
Seven Ramsgate FC players involved in car crash on A251 Faversham By-Pass: Rams' fixture at Hastings Utd gets postponed
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29-Dec-14 07:17
Boxing Day storm damage to the Scenic Railway is only a 'minor setback', according to Thanet Council Leader, Iris Johnston
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29-Dec-14 07:16
Local UKIP Councillor brands Britain as a racist country
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29-Dec-14 07:13
Margate 'keeper Nikki Bull scores stunning injury-time equaliser for Margate, while Ramsgate's fixture is postponed due to car crash involving the players
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24-Dec-14 08:12
POLICE are appealing for information after a woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted in Westwood on Monday evening.
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24-Dec-14 08:08
A TEENAGER has been charged with supplying crack cocaine and heroin in Thanet.
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24-Dec-14 08:04
X Factor star Sam Bailey is back in business, belting her heart out
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22-Dec-14 07:53
Local Councillor expelled from UKIP for remarks made in a television interview
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22-Dec-14 07:48
Margate Task Force wins nearly £300,000 as part of the national Transformation Challenge Award after successful application from Thanet District Council
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22-Dec-14 07:40
Landlord fined £20,000 for failing to comply with property licensing laws
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22-Dec-14 07:35
Over 2,000 attend Christmas Carol Service in Ellington Park
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22-Dec-14 07:21
Home defeats for both Margate and Ramsgate in the football, while Thanet Wanderers lose on their travels
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19-Dec-14 08:21
Stephen Alan McIntyre, 20, previously of High Street, Ramsgate, appeared at Canterbury Crown Court yesterday where he was sentenced to two years eight months in prison.
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19-Dec-14 08:12
SOUTH Eastern is urging passengers to check before they travel over the festive period as alterations to train services come into effect next week.
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19-Dec-14 08:04
SOUTH Eastern is urging passengers to check before they travel over the festive period as alterations to train services come into effect next week.
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18-Dec-14 08:43

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17-Dec-14 08:59
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a rabbit was found abandoned and crammed into a guinea pig cage
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17-Dec-14 08:57
TDC Councillors staged a walkout walked last night only minutes into a Thanet council meeting on Manston airport,
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15-Dec-14 08:58
Road accident in Northdown Hill, Broadstairs, leaves Cyclist, 17, with serious injuries
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15-Dec-14 07:55
The sudden death of a man at an address in Ramsgate High Street is not being treated as suspicious according to police
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15-Dec-14 07:14
Second Annual Obelisk Awards held on Saturday night
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15-Dec-14 07:11
Football: Margate draw at home while Ramsgate's game is postponed. Rugby Union: Thanet Wanderers grab hard-fought victory.
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10-Dec-14 09:10
According to new figures produced by Public Health England nearly 25% of Reception-age children in Thanet are overweight
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10-Dec-14 09:03
McDonald’s in Margate which originally opened in 1983 has undergone a makeover
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08-Dec-14 08:04
A motorcyclist is in a serious condition after colliding with a car on the A299 Thanet Way on Sunday afternoon
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08-Dec-14 08:01
Heavy home defeat for Ramsgate, while Margate grab away draw. Better news in the rugby, though, as Thanet Wanderers gain a 25-10 victory on their travels
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08-Dec-14 07:56
Thanet Council Leader calls an Emergency Meeting to debate Manston Compulsory Purchase affair
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08-Dec-14 07:37
More graffiti has been found scrawled on Grade-II listed Lift at Walpole Bay
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08-Dec-14 07:16
Prophet Zebadiah, of the Oog Akbar Party, becomes eighth confirmed candidate for Thanet South in next year's General Election
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04-Dec-14 08:49
The recommendation follows a soft-market testing exercise carried out by the council which failed to identify a suitable indemnity partner, which would cover all the costs of Compulsory Purchase Order.
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01-Dec-14 08:50
A man was arrested early Sunday morning following a collision in Canterbury Road, Margate
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01-Dec-14 08:47
Suspected metal thieves Shane Gowton, 31 of no fixed address and Tom Thomas, 56, of Coleman Crescent, Ramsgate have been charged with theft by finding
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01-Dec-14 08:45
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has ruled Kent Police did not have grounds to restrict protests against live animal exports at the Port of Ramsgate,.
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27-Nov-14 08:48
Sainsbury’s news store opened its doors yesterday when staff who had worked at the original Westwood store since 1990.
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27-Nov-14 08:40
Irene Packham, from Sandwich has lost her High Court damages claim over the scarring and pain she was left with following a tummy tuck operation to remove excess skin and stretch marks caused by pregnancy. .
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27-Nov-14 08:27
Joseph Williams, described as a “ homophobic thug” for his attack on openly gay Connor Huntley with a hammer has had his prison sentence increased
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17-Nov-14 08:23
A Community Group Awarded nearly £500,000 to expand
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17-Nov-14 08:21
Ramsgate Man Jailed for 10 years for causing his victim 15% burns.
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17-Nov-14 08:19
Margate Family may need rehousing after a fire caused damage to their house.
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13-Nov-14 07:54
Following a shocking report, Chief Inspector of Prison Nick Hardwick calls yesterday to take drastic measures to stabilise the Sheppey prison following a dramatic increase in prison assaults.
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13-Nov-14 07:44
With autumn in full swing and coughs and colds in the air, NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting the national 'Feeling Under The Weather?' campaign.
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12-Nov-14 08:59
Ramsgate Family To Release Christmas Single
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12-Nov-14 08:57
Ramsgate Man Given Community Service
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12-Nov-14 08:55
The Breaking Up Of A 747 Has Stopped
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10-Nov-14 08:52
The Coca Cola Truck Is Coming To Westwood Cross
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10-Nov-14 08:48
Remembrance service held in Broadstairs
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06-Nov-14 08:50
A Ramsgate man has received a suspended sentence after admitting to driving while disqualified and without insurance.
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06-Nov-14 08:48
Motorists looking for a good deal at the petrol pumps are set to be disappointed.
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06-Nov-14 08:45
Six people were taken to hospital after an incident on the M2 last month and police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident.
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06-Nov-14 08:41
Five of Thanet South’s prospective parliamentary candidates are set to meet for the first time to debate on “business” issues.
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05-Nov-14 08:49
Turner Contemporary has beaten over 120 entries to reach the finals of the Beautiful South Awards
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05-Nov-14 08:27
Thanet District Council has agreed a deal with Margate-based Sands Heritage Ltdwhich could make them Dreamland's operator.
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05-Nov-14 07:43
47-year-old Colin Harvey from Ramsgate was badly beaten following an unprovoked attack after asking an unidentified group of teenagers to move so he could get to his flat.
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30-Oct-14 07:56
Margate’s Old Town is set for a spooky spectacle On Friday. A fabulous frightfest is promised with a range of activities for children and adults.
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30-Oct-14 07:52
A campaigner fighting to reopen Manston airport has announced she will stand in South Thanet at the 2015 General Election for a single-issue party in support of aviation activity at the site.
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30-Oct-14 07:46
A Westgate man has been arrested as part of a crackdown by police on burglaries.
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29-Oct-14 09:28

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27-Oct-14 08:50
Margate's all-weather lifeboat called out to rescue a fishing vessel on Sunday
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27-Oct-14 08:28
Complaint of Misconduct against Thanet Council's Chief Executive, Sue McGonigal, dismissed as unfounded
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27-Oct-14 08:04
Young female driver involved in car crash on Manston Road after only having passed her test two weeks previously
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27-Oct-14 07:54
Detectives offer £2,500 reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of suspected prolific burglar
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27-Oct-14 07:52
Thanet-based Band, "Only the Young", survive tense sing-off in Sunday night's X-Factor show to progress to the next round
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27-Oct-14 07:28
Margate go Top of the League following Victory but Thanet Wanderers lose.
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23-Oct-14 07:52
Cancer charities were the winners at the special staff v students soccer match at Hartsdown Academy in Margate.
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23-Oct-14 07:50
A couple who ran an underground operation to smuggle people out of the UK have been put behind bars.
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23-Oct-14 07:40
Southern Water has said it hopes to reopen Royal Harbour Approach in Ramsgate next week, after a burst pipe sent waste spilling into the road and the sea.
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23-Oct-14 07:38
A managing agent was fined £10,000 and had costs of over £16,500 awarded against them for flouting fire safety laws.
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23-Oct-14 07:37
A Kent police officer who began his career in Thanet has died at the age of 43.
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22-Oct-14 08:53
John Pankhurst has resigned from his role as lollipop man at Upton School because he fears for childrens safety.
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22-Oct-14 08:48
Aaron Shucksmith has been jailed for seven years after being found with a machete and drug
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22-Oct-14 08:45
Thanet District Council has served an injunction on Green Party Councillor Ian Driver
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20-Oct-14 08:05
A pile of rubbish on a patch of wasteland on the Manston Road caught fire on Sunday morning and had to be extinguished by firefighters
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20-Oct-14 08:01
A chihuahua was safely rescued by firefighters after falling from a cliff in Ramsgate last night
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20-Oct-14 07:56
Two skate parks - one in Broadstairs and one in Ramsgate - could be built by Christmas after Thanet Council agree contract for their construction
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20-Oct-14 07:54
Margate and Ramsgate both lose in the weekend's football, while Thanet Wanderers' 1st XV were without a fixture
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16-Oct-14 07:53
Ramsgate played for more than an hour against Hythe Town with a man advantage, but could only draw 2-2 with the lowly Cannons at Reachfields on Tuesday night.
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16-Oct-14 07:52
Broadstairs High Street is set to be hit by roadworks again next week.
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16-Oct-14 07:48
Broadstairs Budgens has been recognised in a shortlist of the best news and convenience stores in the UK at a leading event for independent retailers.
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16-Oct-14 07:46
The Pleasurama saga has taken a bizarre turn after Green councillor Ian Driver was chased out of Thanet council’s offices when he left with confidential papers.
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16-Oct-14 07:44
A giant storm is heading eastwards across the Atlantic Ocean sending sheets of rain to Britain.
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16-Oct-14 07:36
The consortium which recently purchased a majority stake in Manston airport has confirmed it is aware of allegations made against its members, but will not yet issues a response.
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15-Oct-14 09:54
SURVEYORS Strutt and Parker have valued the former Pleasurama site in Ramsgate at £41 million
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15-Oct-14 09:51
TWO thieves have been caught on CCTV breaking into a van in Ramsgate at 2 am last Sunday
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15-Oct-14 09:48
Powell Cotton Museum in Birchington is opening a new interactive gallery
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14-Oct-14 09:52
The special guest speakers at this year’s Thanet Sports Awards on November 21st will be former Olympic athlete Dame Kelly Holmes
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14-Oct-14 09:47
Music producer Kormac and Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh have used Margate and Cliftonville as the setting for a new video
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14-Oct-14 09:45
THANET council cabinet members will not be making a decision on whether to pursue a compulsory purchase of Manston airport on Thursday
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14-Oct-14 09:42
BROADSTAIRS town centre had as many burglaries in July 2014 as in the whole of 2013
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13-Oct-14 08:01
Police appeal for witnesses after a marked police car collides with a taxi in the early hours of Saturday morning causing injuries to the taxi driver and two police officers
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13-Oct-14 07:58
Staff at Haine Road Ambulance Station had to be evacuated on Saturday evening following an electrical fire
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13-Oct-14 07:56
In football, Ramsgate win while Margate's fixture is postponed. In rugby union, Thanet Wanderers are beaten at home
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13-Oct-14 07:49
Thanet Band, Only the Young, remain in with a chance of winning this year's X-Factor as the British public votes to keep them in the competition
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13-Oct-14 07:26
Controversial plans for a superstore on Margate Seafront are axed by Tesco
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13-Oct-14 07:25
Popular football coach and IT teacher, Luke Williams, has died, aged 29
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09-Oct-14 07:54
Thanet Wanderers head coach Tom Carlier has told his side they have to cut out the silly mistakes after back-to-back defeats.
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09-Oct-14 07:52
The Great British Bake Off’s Chetna Makan says she never expected to reach the semi-finals - or even get into the competition.
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09-Oct-14 07:50
A man who was reported missing from his Margate home yesterday has been found.
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09-Oct-14 07:48
Comedians Trevor Neal and Simon Hickson appeared on BBC show Pointless raising money for Surf Life Saving GB (SLSGB).
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09-Oct-14 07:46
Roadworks on Broadstairs High Street are set to finish on Friday night.
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09-Oct-14 07:36
A pensioner who admitted careless driving after hitting another car and ending up in a garden did not run a red light, a court heard.
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08-Oct-14 08:41
Kent Police are appealing for information about a 45-year-old man who is missing from his home in Margate. They are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of Paul Sheringham
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08-Oct-14 08:26
TDC Council officers have been given new powers to interview witnesses under caution
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07-Oct-14 09:45
Luke Williams, a football coach and IT teacher from Margate presented a £20,000 cheque to Pilgrims Hospice after a fundraising campaign during a “summer to remember”
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07-Oct-14 09:40
Kelly Giles dubbed a “serial meat thief “was sentenced to 210 days in prison after stealing from a supermarket and breaching two suspended sentences.
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07-Oct-14 09:36
Free Speech A youth debate programme hosted by Rick Edwards and Tina Daheley will be televised at Margate Winter Gardens today between 5.30pm and 9pm
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06-Oct-14 08:40
Three men arrested on suspicion of firearms offences following a disturbance at an address in Ramsgate
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06-Oct-14 08:10
Fire crews extinguish blaze in Grange Road flat
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06-Oct-14 08:07
Thanet councillor and Thanet South Candidate, Will Scobie, says that local politics in Thanet had become 'stuck in a rut'
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06-Oct-14 08:00
Crowds and attractions galore at the Broadstairs Food Festival
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06-Oct-14 07:39
League wins for Margate and Ramsgate in the weekend's football but Thanet Wanderers suffer narrow defeat in the rugby union.
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02-Oct-14 07:17
A Homeless man has been jailed after he admitted aggravated vehicle taking, drink driving and driving with no insurance.
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02-Oct-14 07:15
This autumn Turner Contemporary presents the work of a modern British artist – Jeremy Deller – in an exhibition entitled English Magic.
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02-Oct-14 07:13
Yesterday was the first day of the new car tax disc system.
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02-Oct-14 07:10
UKIP has headhunted another isle Tory.
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02-Oct-14 07:08
Your Leisure has applied to extend the licensed opening hours of the Winter Gardens to 4.30am at weekends after expressions of interest from people putting on events.
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29-Sep-14 09:04
Thanet-Based Band make it through to next stage in X-Factor thriller
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29-Sep-14 08:59
Campaigners from Oostende who want new Ramsgate-Oostende ferry service postpone visit to Ramsgate on Saturday due to Port of Dover protests
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29-Sep-14 08:53
44-year-old Westgate Man arrested for obstruction of the highway during Saturday's protests at Port of Dover
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29-Sep-14 08:48
Independent Police Complaints Commission confirms receipt of referral from Kent Police in respect of car crash involving Police and Crime Commissioner, Ann Barnes
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25-Sep-14 09:15
Fire crews had to stabilise a car after it flipped on its side and onto a bank following a crash in Crispe Road.
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25-Sep-14 09:09
A vicious dog attack on a 93-year-old woman's Jack Russell terrier has left the family facing a £600 vet bill.
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25-Sep-14 09:00
Thanet’s Liberal Democrats are urging Thanet council to go ahead with the compulsory purchase process despite the announcement on Wednesday that it has been bought by the owners of Discovery Park in Sandwich.
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25-Sep-14 08:54
Chetna Makan won through to the semi-finals of The Great British Bake Off.
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25-Sep-14 08:39
UKIP members have chosen their candidate to run at the general Election next May for North Thanet.
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24-Sep-14 09:13
Yesterday it was announced that Manston airport has been sold to the firm behind the Discovery Park at Richborough.
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24-Sep-14 08:23
Concerned Broadstairs residents meet to discuss advertisements offering cheap rooms to rent in two care homes recently shut down by the Care Quality Commission.
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24-Sep-14 08:21
Southern Water is facing a £176 million penalty for a series of "non-compliant" sewage-system discharges and poor customer service.
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24-Sep-14 08:11
Police have appealed for witnesses as details are released regarding an assault on two friends in Canterbury on September 7th around 2am.
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24-Sep-14 07:54
Temperatures are predicted to soar across Thanet in October.
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24-Sep-14 07:51
Margate FC won against Maidstone United in a close 1-0 victory last night at Hartsdown Park as part of the Ryman League Premier Division.
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24-Sep-14 07:42
A former house of multiple occupation (HMO) is to be converted into family accommodation in Cliftonville.
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24-Sep-14 07:38
The Thanet Regeneration Board has voted to change its name to Invest Thanet in an effort to attract more investment into the district by sending a clearer message to investors.
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23-Sep-14 07:51
Thanet Green Party Councillor, Ian Driver, withdraws support for Manston Compulsory Purchase Order in dramatic fashion
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23-Sep-14 07:48
Ramsgate Rotary Club hold week-long Charity Shop this week in York Street (Ramsgate)
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23-Sep-14 07:24
Special Board set up to improve Thanet District Council's performance following external Peer Review in March 2014 which voiced concerns
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23-Sep-14 07:17
A total of almost 11 years' imprisonment handed down to gang of five building fraudsters who exploited elderly and vulnerable customers
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22-Sep-14 09:09
Newly-painted, multi-coloured staircase defaced by graffiti
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22-Sep-14 09:05
Fire crews attend chip pan fire at an address in Margate - no injuries sustained
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22-Sep-14 09:01
Number-Plate Recognition Cameras to replace traditional Barriers at Dartford Crossing
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22-Sep-14 08:51
Good wins for Thanet's sporting teams on the weekend
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19-Sep-14 08:10
Emails exchanged by Labour councillors in Thanet suggest that there are reservations among senior members of the ruling administration about pursuing a compulsory purchase order (CPO) for the airport.
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19-Sep-14 08:07
Further tests are to be carried out on a 38 year old man who died in the River Stour in Canterbury last Tuesday.
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19-Sep-14 08:05
High pollution levels hit Thanet yesterday, as easterly winds brought pollution across from the near continent.
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19-Sep-14 08:03
Motorists became angry after faulty traffic lights on Margate Road caused a traffic jam on Wednesday afternoon.
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19-Sep-14 07:46
A man from Ramsgate has won a £92000 Maserati sports car.
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19-Sep-14 07:43
A teenager has been taken into custody following a police chase through Ramsgate on Wednesday evening.
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19-Sep-14 07:40
Plans to demolish the Thanet Press buildings on Union Crescent to build a 64-flat social housing development were rejected on Wednesday by Thanet District Council.
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19-Sep-14 07:37
A pilot from Canterbury has died after his helicopter crashed off the coast of East Yorkshire.
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17-Sep-14 10:04
Catshill Limited, based in Stamford Hill, London, has been was prosecuted by Thanet District Council .
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16-Sep-14 09:35
Actress Brenda Blethyn , whose family comes from Ramsgate, has opened a new £1.2million sixth form studies and media centre at Hartsdown Academy
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16-Sep-14 09:11
Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick will be performing at the Theatre Royal Margate Sunday 28th September – 7.30pm
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15-Sep-14 08:14
HUNDREDS of branches of the mobile phone store Phones 4U, including two shops in Thanet, are closed yesterday morning, as the business went into administration.
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15-Sep-14 08:06
Man and woman released without charge following lamp post crash in Garlinge
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15-Sep-14 07:20
Former teacher, Pat Buckley, wins regional Pride of Britain Award
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15-Sep-14 07:14
FA Cup turmoil for Ramsgate while Margate face Replay
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12-Sep-14 08:49
Bright skies, warm weather and thunderstorms are all being predicted by weather forecasters for Thanet over the next week.
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12-Sep-14 08:45
Margate’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat was in action late Tuesday night after a sailing boat experienced difficulties due to light winds and low fuel.
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12-Sep-14 08:43
Fire services were called to a bonfire which was left burning in Birchington yesterday morning.
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12-Sep-14 08:41
Fuming commuters have blasted the Government’s decision to hand Southeastern a new deal to runs trains in Kent until 2018.
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12-Sep-14 08:39
Work to restore Dreamland’s Scenic Railway - Britain’s oldest surviving rollercoaster - to its former glory starts next week.
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10-Sep-14 08:52
Imagine the shock when a retired Ramsgate couple finally remembered to check their lottery ticket a month after the draw and realised they had won £1.5 million.
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10-Sep-14 08:50
A motorbike rider was flown to hospital after he was trapped under a car in a crash in Minster yesterday.
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10-Sep-14 08:47
Thanet councillor Ian Driver has been charged for assaulting a Thanet council officer after an incident at the Port of Ramsgate.
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10-Sep-14 08:44
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a pensioner was found dead in a Ramsgate bungalow.
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10-Sep-14 08:25
If you think that you could play a convincing zombie, the Winter Gardens wants to hear from you!
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10-Sep-14 08:12
At least seven slowworms are expected to slither their way to Ramsgate after a developer offered them to Ellington Park.
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10-Sep-14 07:39
A police investigation is underway after a man drowned in the River Stour yesterday.
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10-Sep-14 07:36
A Margate man who stabbed a teenager in the neck on New Year’s day has been jailed for 8 years.
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08-Sep-14 08:57
Two arrested in connection with last week's Nixon Avenue shotgun incident
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08-Sep-14 08:49
Thick fog blamed for the spate of road accidents across Thanet on Sunday morning
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08-Sep-14 08:44
Charges brought against two teenagers for Margate house fire
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03-Sep-14 08:56
A Margate man has denied attacking his gay flatmate with a hammer.
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03-Sep-14 08:49
Legal highs have been blamed for a Birchington man’s catalogue of bizarre offences as he is detained under Mental Health Act.
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03-Sep-14 08:42
Thanet council cabinet members will discuss a proposal on September 11th which could see Cardy Construction take over development from SFP of the former Pleasurama site in Ramsgate.
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03-Sep-14 08:22
From 17th September until 2nd November, the Turner Contemporary will showcase the talent of emerging artists from universities in the South East region as part of the Platform Graduate Award.
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03-Sep-14 07:35
A part of Canterbury city centre was cordoned off by police after the death of a woman found unconscious in public toilets yesterday.
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03-Sep-14 07:21
A winning lottery ticket bought in Thanet has finally been cashed-in, with one happy person collecting their staggering £1,471,718 winnings.
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27-Aug-14 09:50
The grand finale to Ramsgate’s Summer Squall festival was washed out as the squall was replaced by a day of driving rain.
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27-Aug-14 09:47
A dad who feared his children were going to be taken into care sent abusive messages to their mother despite being banned from contacting her, a court heard.
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27-Aug-14 09:45
A devastated Canterbury couple whose dog was killed by a heartless hit-and-run driver have issued a desperate appeal to find the culprit.
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27-Aug-14 09:41
?UKIP Leader Nigel Farage beat three other candidates to become their prospective parliamentary last night.
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27-Aug-14 09:39
Andy Somers, Chair of Thanet Head Teachers and Executive Principal of Hartsdown Academy in Margate has called for a fixed seven-year timescale to be set without any alterations of exam criteria.
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27-Aug-14 09:22
SWIMMERS and surfers have been reassured after more stormwater was released into the sea in Broadstairs and Margate.
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22-Aug-14 08:11
Try not to put extra strain on medical services this bank holiday weekend.
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22-Aug-14 08:09
A man has been charged with burglary following a break in at Nash Farm in Margate.
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22-Aug-14 08:08
A toilet block in Ramsgate has been crowned with a giant sculpture made from plastic bottles in tribute to King George IV.
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22-Aug-14 08:04
Eight Thanet businesses have accessed more than £400,000 through a new scheme to support creative businesses to start-up and grow.
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