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It will compete for University of the Year and Outstanding Support for Students in the Times Higher Education Awards 2015

Jeremy Corbyn.

Rally will take place at the Winter Gardens this Saturday - one week ahead of results of leadership ballot

South Thanet's Craig Mackinlay

Craig Mackinlay wants to build an evidence base to fight for better reception

Dina Asher-Smith in action in Beijing. Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Despite the scorching run, she failed to get a medal placing

David Stembridge

They hit a victim with items of furniture.

EastEnders in Thanet. Credit: BBC

Four days of location filming along our coast in June will finally hitting the screens next week

Ian Driver is campaigning against live exports

Campaigner Ian Driver said the payment was nothing more than ‘blood money’


Demand for Ukip-controlled council to push ahead with promise of action to revive airport


Officers have released an e-fit of a man that they would like to talk to.


There are concerns that changes to the exams may see a drop in grades


Mixed messages emerge from latest statistics from the British Transport Police

Kent Police

It was closed while KCC workers cleaned up a fuel spillage which resulted from the crash


Emergency crews head to the scene on the Canterbury Road

Margate Sands

Regeneration continues to drive forward the re-birth of the Thanet coastal attraction

Kent Police

23-year-old left with bruised lip after attack along The Broadway


Kent youngsters picked up their results.

Fracking rig workers climb main drill tower.

Tunbridge Wells MP Greg Clark says that “no one benefits from uncertainty caused by delays in planning decisions”

Steve Holdcroft

The clearing system could help you get to the university of your choice


The stress of getting the grade has left some suffering psychologically

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

The PCC says the cuts will have a ‘huge impact on policing’ in Kent

Southeastern train

Equipment problems mean trains will not call at Strood


Community pubs minister Marcus Jones says the UK is a ‘brewing powerhouse’

Operation Stack on the M20

But M20 will still close between Maidstone and Westenhanger before HGVs head to Thanet

Canterbury Cricket Week 2015 - Kent vs Northants 5th August 2015
Fashion on the outfield.

It opened with a great display of skill as Kent defeated Sussex Sharks by eight wickets

Plant protrudes from top of greenhouse

But after shooting up 30ft in three months, it will bloom then start to die


The decision to send HGVs to Thanet has been controversial

Ruth Bailey - committee member for Save Manston Airport

The campaigner says the site’s owners are engaged in a cynical ploy to curry favour with the Government

Manston Airport

Airport ready for use immediately as temporary relief for problems caused on M20 and across east Kent


Sukhmeet Kaur, 35, from Ramsgate, is already serving a nine month jail term


The owners of the former airport say they have been approached by Government

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

CCTV images of the people the police would like to speak to

Police say the two men may be able to help them with their investigation

Dean Hoskins

Pleaded guilty to assault and burglary

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