Thanet News

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Police have said the road may be closed for some time

Turner Contemporary in Margate

The gallery says that as it goes into its fifth year it is time for a change

Children and a teacher in class

15 hours a week of free childcare and education is available to parents in Kent

Chinese fox fur

Animal welfare campaigners will march on the stall this Friday

The bar after

See before and after pictures here.


New government laws come into force today

Crime tape

A number of windows were smashed in the College Walk and Addington Road areas

Partnership working to share home safety and health tips

The fire brigade and county council’s health services will work together to provide potentially life saving advice

The catamaran

Kent Coastguard and the police are searching for the vanished skipper of a catamaran which was found drifting off the Kent coast yesterday evening.

The QEQM Hospital, Margate (Pic: Phillip Perry)

The QEQM hospital in Thanet has apologised after an RAF sergeant was moved away from other patients as staff said his uniform might lead to trouble.

A migrant in Calais and donated items

Fundraisers say those in ‘the jungle’ are becoming overwhelmed by the number of cars and vans dropping off supplies to the camp


Lanes were blocked in both directions after a crash between junctions four and five


The trust has been shortlisted in the Enhacing Care by Sharing Data and Information category in this year’s Health Service Journal awards

Stephen Anderson is wanted by police

Stephen Anderson was charged with fraud by false representation

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Campaigners have revealed how much cash KCC invests in the sector and demands it withdraws

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National health award for Kent team

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Doctor writing

KCC’s team were ‘highly commended’ for its work to improve patient care and the health and wellbeing of elderly residents


The Kent Medal, Certificate of Commendation, Certificate of Congratulation and Long Service and Good Conduct medals will be presented at Oakwood House on Tuesday

Transmission tower

Julian Brazier and Sir Roger Gale have both asked energy minister Amber Rudd to ensure pylons aren’t used

A dog

Dog owners can use the service at Tesco supermarket in Sheerness on October 10

The sea gull

The RSPCA is asking anglers to behave responsibly and dispose of any litter properly

Sylwester Pasierbiewicz

Sylwester Pasierbiewicz burgled two homes and then used stolen bank cards fraudulently


Tricksters claim to ask about reporting a recent accident to the NHS

Crime tape

Officers are now asking for witnesses to the incident to come forward

Ellen Berry-McIntosh

Special report into concerns over jab given to thousands of young girls this month

Street lights

Kent County Council encourage everyone to have their say


Early morning smash in seaside town - restaurant left damaged

Police sirens

Paul Wadkin and Jason Gomez have been sentenced for the murder of Darren Flynn

Chris Wells, leader of Thanet District Council

Leader of the council Chris Wells says he’s ‘relieved’ to hear they’ve left the party

University of Kent

The university has achieved its highest ever ranking and been shortlisted for the University of the Year Award


Motorists suffered long delays as queues stretched as long as eight miles but all lanes have now been re-opened

She was reportedly assaulted by a group of girls.


Earlier delays have now cleared

Crime tape

The victim was beaten by two men during the apparently unprovoked assault


Motorists are advised to take extra care as driving conditions worsen

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