Thanet News

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The former Liberal Democrat peer branded the Conservative candidate as ‘Ukip-lite’

Iain Duncan Smith with Craig Mackinklay

The South Thanet candidate launched his ‘promise to pensioners’

Drlling rig

Key marginal seats could be lost according to the campaigners

The Green Party says more affordable housing needs to be built

It used its manifesto to outline pledges of more affordable house building and ending the right to buy

Suspect is behind bars

Timothy Springett became used to living the high life taking over £1 million to provide courses for students who didn’t exist

Parents will learn whether their children got a place at their chosen school today

The wait is over for parents as primary school places are allocated by Kent County Council

Home secretary Theresa May with South Thanet Conservative candidate Craig Mackinlay

She said she is confident that the seat will remain a Conservative one when the country goes to the polls

Game of Thrones may spark an increase in Husky type dogs according to charity the Dogs Trust

Charity Dogs Trust is concerned that people are abandoning wolf type breeds

House buildling

The South Thanet Conservative candidate says it would help almost 5,000 families across the area

Kent farming has been well supported by Kcas

Produced in Kent will work alongside the University of Kent in a bid to Government

East Kent College student Gabriella Nicora was persuaded to vote by the campaign

Dozens of students persuaded


However, it’s nowhere near as bad as Monday

The county will see some warm weather

Kent will see the highest temperatures so far this year

Liz Truss and Craig Mackinlay

She was on a trip to see South Thanet Conservative candidate Craig Mackinlay


Engineering works overran. All hell broke loose

Jeremy Hunt joined Craig Mackinlay on the campaign trail

The pair visited Age Concern in Sandwich during the trip

Ann Barnes (Channel 4)

Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes has welcomed the new system

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

The deputy prime minister came to help kick off campaigning

A petition to save the county's libraries was handed to councillors at County Hall

The petition was started after KCC opened a consultation into handing over libraries to a trust


Read the results of our online poll.

Kent Police

He has warned public safety could be in jeopardy.


Health warnings have been issued.

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Politicians committed to saving Manston Airport

Sir Roger Gale branded the announcements good news for the airport

Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Energy company Vattenfall UK donated the money.

Ballot paper

Want to throw your hat into the ring? Then hurry up

Fire engines were  called to the scene

The six-week-old baby was treated for smoke inhalation

smoky cloud

Green MEP warns it causes ‘serious heart and lung problems’.

Marlowe Academy

The investigation is ongoing.

The hunt is on to find the three knifemen

Break-ins in Ramsgate and Broadstairs in February

Will Scobie

He has sent a letter asking whether the Conservative Party intends to strike a deal with Ukip

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