Tuesday 29th Of September 2020
Ramsgate has been awarded £1.1million as part of a High Street Heritage Action Zone scheme.
The award is aimed at helping the high street recover from the impact of COVID-19 by turning disused buildings into homes, shops, workplaces and community spaces. Ramsgate is one of 68 historic high streets to gain a share of the £95 million fund delivered by Historic England.
A brick Wall collapsed at a residential property in Cliftonville on Saturday morning, damaging a parked car.
The brick and slat divider came down in Norfolk Road, at around 6am. Although the exact cause is unknown, it is believed that the strong winds were to blame.
An Arts mentoring programme backed by Tracey Emin and Jeremy Deller is being launched at Hartsdown Academy in Margate.
The arts and education charity which aims to guide youngsters in economically deprived areas into the creative industries has launched a mentoring programme. The Sixteen Trust will bring arts professionals into schools beginning at Hartsdown Academy.
Life satisfaction in Thanet is the lowest in Kent according to the most recent survey by the Office for National Statistics.
Thanet scored 7.28 out of 10. The average life satisfaction across the county was measured at 7.74, up from 7.68 the previous year. The survey was conducted between 2018 and 2019 prior to the Coronavirus pandemic.
A giant sand art bumblebee has been created at Botany Bay as part of the Making a Buzz for the Coast project.
The scheme, led by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust marks the importance of the Thanet coast for its bumblebee species.
Monday 28th Of September 2020