Thanet News

“When thieves target a church, they are targeting not just a historic building but a whole community.”

Bowe Davis

Sentencing at Canterbury Crown Court, follows cruel attack at home in Cliftonville near Margate

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

Protesters at Manston airport

The airport divides opinion like few other topics - but what do the people of Kent really think?

Festivals get set to rock the county

From big name music acts, to showcasing the county’s finest produce...there’s plenty to get you outdoors this summer


The county is crammed with quality coastline

Heatwave here we come....?

But it warns sizzling temperatures could be shortlived and followed by thunderstorms

Labour logo

Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Jermey Corbyn and Andy Burnham are all vying to lead the party

Fire engines were  called to the scene

Fire crews were summoned to the Broadstairs retail hub to deal with carbon dioxide leak

Around £1 million has been put aside to restore the facade to its former glory, using photographs for authenticity

As hordes of crowds go to see the revamped attraction, we look at home videos from the decades


Millions continue to tune into the hit drama, but are we close in reality to a world which we share with life-like robots?

Tom Odell performance. Picture: Steven Law.

He performed on Friday.

The park at sunset

We want your thoughts, opinions and pictures on the re-imagined amusement park

Kent Police use dogs to help fight crime. PC Paul Diddams, with German Shepherd Muck.

They can control crowds, sniff out drugs and explosives and still remain an officer’s most loyal colleague. We meet the next generation of dogs


Blaze broke out in terraced property

Funfairies keep crowds entertained.

See our pictures here.

The total budget for the park was around £18 million - the same a large theme park will spend on a single ride

The re-imagined amusement park has finally opened its door to revellers. As excitement reaches fever pitch, we look at the rides, the new look, and the design icons behind the jewel in Margate’s crown.

Ayshe De Boer.

She said she was looking for socks.

Protesters at Manston airport

Latest twist in the saga of the Thanet airfield following meeting by MPs at the Department of Transport


Bad news not just for hay fever sufferers, but those who suffer asthma too, as health chiefs issue warning to be prepared as pollen levels rocket

The proposed plan

Manston Airport site owners unveil further plans

Southeastern train

Train broke down between New Cross and London Bridge


It is due to open phase one on Friday.

Kent Chief Constable Alan Pughsley

He joined over 20 others in receiving an honour from Her Majesty

Trudy Dean

County councillor Trudy Dean said cuts of up to £4 million could be on their way


Planned work will take place.

Two fire engines attended.

Lesley Pearce.

She has sold 10 million copies of her books worldwide.

Kent Police

The crackdown has also seen 12 people pick up tickets for using mobiles while driving

Ann Barnes, Police and Crime Commisisoner with Alan Pughsley, Kent Police Chief Constable, outside one of their 'successes' Compass House

She praised officers for their hard work to complete tasks in ‘record quick time’

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