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Woman charged with murder bid as stab victim fights for life

The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital at Margate

A woman has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed and remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Why this home is getting that sinking feeling

Even the door and windows of Alex Chinneck's 'home' appear to slide

If your house started sliding away like this one you'd probably call in the builders. Not Alex Chinneck...

Standing room only at heated medical centre meeting - in car park

Standing room only - in the car park at Birchington Village Centre - to discuss concerns about the local medical centre.

Patients were forced to stand and listen in a car park to a heated meeting on issues of concern at Birchington Medical Centre.

Girl, two, knocked down at crossing

Police are investigating. Stock picture

A toddler has been taken to hospital with serious leg injuries after being knocked down by a car at a crossing.

Dog owners chip in ahead of new law

Natalie Smith with her newly micro-chipped dog Scumbag (the name he had when he was rescued) and Hamish Morrin, from The Dogs Trust. Picture: David Palmer.

There was a great response to Thanet's first free dog microchipping day.

Hair today, gone tomorrow: schoolgirl to lose locks to help sick children.

Big-hearted Medine Bilgen is cutting off her own beautiful long hair to help children who lose their hair to illness.

Fire crews tackle recycling centre blaze

Firefighters called to Edenbridge. Stock picture

Around 30 firefighters have been battling to control a blaze at a waste recycling plant since the early hours.

Man denies trying to kill teenager found with hammer in skull

Police standing guard at the house in Athelstan Road, Margate

A young man who allegedly left a hammer embedded deep in a teenager's skull has today denied attempted murder.

Station reopens after unexploded bomb found by workmen

Police cordon off Ramsgate station after a suspected unexploded bomb found

Ramsgate station has reopened after bomb disposal experts removed an unexploded Second World War device.

Police seek robber who pounced on pensioner at wine bar

Detectives have just released an image of a suspect after a pensioner was pounced on outside a Margate wine bar.

Kent beach featured on book of 'vile and disgusting towns'

The cover of Sh*tsville UK. Viking Bay appears on the front cover, but there is no mention of Broadstairs or the beach inside.

A book called Sh*tsville UK has Viking Bay on its front cover ... but no mention of the Broadstairs beauty spot inside.

Legion gig for charity single launch in aid of service veterans.

The Common Soldier, band Johnny One Eye's charity single to be launched at Margate Royal British Legion. Money raised from sales will be split between the legion's Poppy Appeal and Help For Heroes.

Veteran servicemen are the inspiration for the single The Common Soldier to be launched at a charity gig at Margate Royal British Legion on Saturday.

Ferry bid 'throws good money after bad'

Port of Ramsgate Picture Paul Amos

A council has been criticised for launching efforts to woo a new ferry company to its port as it is still owed money by its troubled former operator.

Drunk attacks policeman in street brawl

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A drug addict so disorientated he mistook his own brother as the man who attacked him missed him with a blow - and struck a police officer instead.

Body found out to sea off Ramsgate

The area in Broadstairs where the man was found

Lifeboat crews recovered a body about half a mile out to sea around Thanet this morning.

New Thanet tourism plan

Thanet has unique features for visitors like Margate old town

Cashing in on visitors attracted by the unique features of Thanet underlines the exciting new Destination Management Plan (DMP) adopted by the distric

Multi-million plan for hotel on Margate seafront

Architect Guy Hollaway's vision for the new multi-million pound 60 bedroom hotel and apartments at the Rendezvous site on Margate seafront

A stunning vision has been unveiled of a multi-million pound hotel and apartment development to regenerate Margate’s historic seafront.

Woman held after stabbing in high street

The scene after the stabbing in Margate. Picture: @officialpascal

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the face in front of shocked onlookers today.

Kent Police urge look-out for hare coursing

Hare coursing. Picture: League Against Cruel Sports.

Police officers are on the look-out for illegal hare coursers and poachers after stopping and searching three men suspected of hunting with dogs

Teenagers seek volunteers for their Clean Up Cliftonville Day

Teenagers passionate about Cliftonville call for help on their big community clean up

Animal campaigners anniversary memorial

Sheep in a transporter travelling through Ramsgate Port. Picture: Mike Pett

One year on from the events at Ramsgate’s port which led to the death of dozens of sheep, animal campaigners are holding an anniversary memorial.

Jail for thug who arranged beating from his cell

Lee Cekic left victim Joe Bath for dead in a vicious attack

An attacker who had already left his victim for dead tried to exact revenge - with a second attack - from his prison cell. WARNING: Graphic image

Stars help set charity postcard record

Charlotte Gale at the postcard auction for Pilgrims Hospices in Margate

Success was on the cards when celebrities, artists, patients and supporters created postcard-sized works of art for auction for Pilgrims Hospices.

Woman made two drunken attacks

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A Margate alcoholic has been given a stern warning by a judge after TWO drunken attacks in one night:

Battery call for Ramsgate lifeboat

Ramsgate inshore lifeboat

Ramsgate inshore lifeboat was launched on Sunday night to assist a small local potting boat with a flat battery off the town’s coast.

Axe-wielding ex spared jail

Mo Takaloo in action

A Kent footballer has walked free after grabbing an axe during a row with his ex father-in-law.

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