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Another starring role on screen for district

Sky Atlantic's The Tunnel: Vengeance. Pic: Sky

12 December 2017

One coastline is to feature in a popular TV series after film crews spent 15 days filming in the area.


Engineers sort signalling problem on Southeastern

Services are disrupted due to a signalling issue. Picture: Southeastern

12 December 2017

Services are getting back to normal on parts of Southeastern's network following signalling issues.

Firefighters battle to save pub from blaze

stock photo

12 December 2017

A smouldering bin under a kitchen worktop is thought to have started a fire which destroyed a pub kitchen.

'Panto is like therapy to me'

Lloyd Hollett

11 December 2017

Having starred in a string of Marlowe Theatre pantos, Thanet's own Lloyd Hollett tells all.

Course for ex-offenders receives cash boost

Kent Police & Crime Commissioner logo

11 December 2017

A course for ex-offenders, unemployed people and those deemed at risk of offending has been awarded a cash boost.

Suspected child groomer confronted by group

11 December 2017

Police have arrested a 64-year-old man following a sting by Facebook paedophile hunters.

Thousands of animals abused at Christmas

11 December 2017

Reports of animal cruelty in Kent tipped over 3,000, according to the latest figures from a nationwide charity.


Game of Thrones star to attend festival

The Iron Throne from Game of Throne

09 December 2017

A Game of Thrones star has been confirmed to attend a festival in Kent dedicated to the show.

Man wanted in connection with assault

Stephen McIntyre. Credit: Kent Police

09 December 2017

Police are looking for this man who has been added to the force's Most Wanted list.


Chaos after girl's eyebrow shaved at house party

08 December 2017

Three men have been put behind bars after wrecking a house in a row over a girl having her eyebrow shaved as she slept.

Fraudster jailed after car sale scam

Jude Cook has been jailed. Picture courtesy of Kent Police.

08 December 2017

A business cheat has been jailed after ripping off a trusting customer by selling a Mercedes he didn't even own


Council chief weighs in on hospital debate

Kent County Council leader Paul Carter

08 December 2017

A council leader has added his voice to back calls for a new hospital in east Kent, and wants the health trust to find a "third option" for patients.


Stranger danger warning to youngsters

Seventy-nine of the texts were sent in a few hours. Stock

08 December 2017

Pupils have been urged to walk home in pairs after a child was asked to get into a stranger's car.

TV memorabilia could fetch £40,000

The Two Ronnies

08 December 2017

A script handwritten by Ronnie Barker is going under the hammer.


Police warning over fake bank notes

Police have issued a warning about fake £20 notes. Picture: Thinkstock Images

07 December 2017

Shoppers are urged to beware of counterfeit cash circulating in a town in the run-up to Christmas


Kent's great wealth divide

Children in Thanet have poor prospects of being raised out of poverty. Picture: Thinkstock

06 December 2017

An area in Kent is ranked among the worst in the country for the prospects of its children.


Former Woolworths bought for £2m by hotel bosses

Former Woolworths in Margate. Pic: Google street views

06 December 2017

A former high street Woolworths has been bought by hotel owners for nearly two million.


Pay-and-display to become thing of the past?

Barriers will be rolled out across the Canterbury district

06 December 2017

Ticketless car parks could be rolled out across half of Kent in a £9 million scheme.


Where house prices have gone up - and down - in Thanet

Most Thanet towns have seen an increase in the average home price. Stock pic

06 December 2017

House prices in the district have seen an increase - but one popular seaside town has bucked the trend, seeing a drop in the past year.


Couple release catchy Christmas song

Mr Mince Pie

06 December 2017

A married couple have taken their love for mince pies to the next level, releasing their very own Christmas song - Mr Mince Pie.

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