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Son branded "selfish and thoroughly dishonest" by judge

Futter used his dad's credit card to fund spending spree

05 June 2013

A selfish son repaid his parents' love by draining his dad's credit card in a fraudulent spending spree... for the second time in two years.

Drugs put into drinker's alcohol were at 'lower end of fatal range':Court

Jason Wood died after his beer was spiked with a month's dose of anti-depressants

05 June 2013

The level of anti-depressants slipped into a man's drink 'just sneaked' into the fatal range, a toxicology expert told a court.

Man dies after 'setting fire to himself'

04 June 2013

Police are investigating after a man is believed to have died after setting himself alight.

Man dies after dozens of anti-depressant tablets 'slipped into beer': Court

Jason Wood died after his beer was spiked with a month's dose of anti-depressants

03 June 2013

A pal slipped a load of anti-depressant pills into his mate's beer 'for a laugh'... only for his friend to later die, a court heard.

£1.5m scheme to tackle Westwood Cross congestion

31 May 2013

5,000 new jobs could be created on the back of the Department of Transport's funding announcement

Trial halted over man's tablets death

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

31 May 2013

A jury in the trial of a man accused of killing a friend by putting anti-depressant tablets in his beer has today been discharged by a judge.

Councillors 'blocking probe' into £3m failed ferry deal

31 May 2013

Thanet councillors have been accused of stifling questions over a secret deal with a ferry operator that has left a £3.3m funding gap.

Pair hunted over stolen bus crash

Police want to speak to this man after a bus was stolen from Ramsgate station

30 May 2013

CCTV images of two men being hunted over the theft of a double decker bus that crashed into a wall have been released today.

Gunman on the run from prison

Barry Beattie, from Ramsgate, was jailed for bursting into a pub brandishing a pistol at customers

30 May 2013

A thug who threatened pub customers with a gun is being hunted after disappearing from a Kent prison, it's emerged today.

Walking with dinosaurs... in Folkestone

Experts believe they have found finosaur footprints in Folkestone. Picture: Philip Hadland

30 May 2013

Footprints made by dinosaurs more than 100 million years ago have been discovered on a Folkestone beach.

Review of Pleasurama site future as plans stall

The derelict Pleasurama site on Ramsgate seafront

30 May 2013

Thanet District Council has ordered a review into the future of Ramsgate's former Pleasurama amusement park after developers failed to meet a deadline

Attempted murder charge after hammer attack on teen

Police standing guard at the house in Athelstan Road, Margate

30 May 2013

A young man is due in court today accused of trying to murder an 18-year-old seriously injured in a hammer attack.

Family's health fears as sewage leaks into kitchen six times

Sewage flood by the back door of Patricia Hooker's Margate home

29 May 2013

A grandmother is fearing for the health of her family after sewage has flooded her kitchen six times in just weeks.

Man badly hurt after being hit by car

Police are at the scene

28 May 2013

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being knocked down near a church in Margate this afternoon.

Hammer attack leaves man seriously injured in hospital

Police standing guard at the house in Athelstan Road, Margate

28 May 2013

Police are investigating a serious hammer attack in Margate street that has left a man seriously hurt in hospital.

Left for dead by ex's brother

Victim Joe Bath's mother didn't recognise him after he was left for dead in a vicious attack

28 May 2013

A boxer has been jailed for beating his sister's ex-lover so badly even the victim's mother didn't recognise him before his family staged a cover-up.

Thieves crash stolen double-decker bus

Police were at the scene of the crash.

25 May 2013

Two men are being hunted after a bus stolen from Ramsgate station was smashed into a garden wall and parked cars early today.

BA flights diverted via Manston after emergency landing

British Airways flights diverted via Manston Airport after runways were closed at Heathrow

24 May 2013

Some British Airways flights have been diverted via Manston Airport today after a plane made an emergency landing at Heathrow.

Weird and wonderful new exhibition

Giant stuffed walrus

24 May 2013

A giant stuffed walrus is among the exhibits at the new Turner Contemporary exhibition Curiosity: Art & The Pleasures of Knowing

Burglar targets his own brother

Damien Price, 25, was jailed for burgling his brother's home

24 May 2013

A man who pleaded poverty when his brother invited him to stay at his home has repaid the kindness - by burgling his home.

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