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Focus on Thanet produce to mark World Food Day

East Kent College chef Rob Allsworth, who will be demonstrating at Thanet Fairtrade Initiative's World Food Day

A spotlight will be cast on Thanet chefs and ingredients at what promises to be a bumper World Food Day on Sunday

The devil is in the details

Caroline Phillips, designer of the devil cake for Dev Biswal of The Ambrette restaurant, Margate, in action on another speciaility: crafting handmade chocolates

There is angel cake, then there is the Dev-il Biswal cake. This cake was a highlight of Broadstairs Food Festival at the weekend on the award-winning

Thief leads police on 'Dukes of Hazzard' style chase

The Sheriff's car from the Dukes of Hazzard. Picture: Eeekster, Richard E Ellis

A thief raced police through country roads...with his getaway car flying 5ft into the air and ploughing into a tree.

A devil of a cake for hot chef

The Dev-il Biswal cake created for Broadstairs Food Festival for The Ambrette restaurant's stand, by Caroline Phillips of Swift House Cookery School.

There is angel cake, then there is Dev-il Biswal cake. All will be revealed on The Ambrette's stand at this weekend's Broadstairs Food Festival.

Raid on Margate phone shop after charger caught fire

Trav Travers with the faulty mobile phone charger from Fonez in Margate High Street.

A warning has been issued after a fake mobile phone charger bought in Margate burst into flames.

Popular teacher's fight against cancer inspires fundraiser

Andy Moore, assistant deputy head and Year 6 teacher at Bromstone Primary School, Broadstairs, who is fighting cancer.

A much-loved teacher was in mind at Bromstone Primary School when parents, teachers and children tucked into cake for a vital cause

Allotments get a clean-up

Pizzas cooked on Garlinge Allotments, Brooke Avenue, to celebrate harvest with volunteers who have come along to help prepare the site for winter. Some of the volunteers with their pizzas and tools

ozens of green-fingered gardeners grabbed spades, garden forks and barrows to get stuck in at a community dig

From a house to a work of art

1 Godwin Road, Cliftonville, which has been chosen for an art installation by artist Alex Chinneck. Installation has an outer skin of building peeling away, sliding down and collapsing to reveal top floor

A deserted house in Cliftonville has been transformed into a dramatic work of art.

Eurostar going Dutch

Eurostar is starting a new direct service to Amsterdam

Eurostar is to go Dutch with a new direct rail service to Amsterdam – potentially setting itself as rival to Manston Airport.

Brave Isi's family on a labour of love

Isidora Dyer, 14, who is fighting severely debilitating Rett syndrome, and her mum Etta Bonugle, "dad" Andy Bonugli and brother Somerset, 17, at home in Minster

Isi Dyer, a winner at last year's Ward and Partners Children's Awards, has incurable Rhett Syndrome. We meet her one year on.

Teenager tells of challenges living with dementia

Raisa Hollaway-Hambidge, 17, from Westgate, with her dog Bob, and the newly-launched book The Dementia Diaries, to which she was a major contributor, writing about her grandfathers when they became ill.

How a teenager coped with the challenges of her grandfathers having dementia are told in her own words in a new book.

More pregnant mums smoke in Thanet than English average

Kent Fire and Rescue warn people not to smoke in bed as it's easy to fall asleep and set the bed alight. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library.

Nearly a fifth of Thanet’s mums are smoking during pregnancy, a figure significantly higher than the national average.

Girl, 14, charged with arson over blaze in shopping centre yard

Smoke over Westwood Cross shopping centre. Picture: @smizzle86

A teenage girl is due in court charged with arson over a fire at a shopping centre that caused more than £20,000 of damage.

Ward and Partners Children's Awards 2013

Isidora Dyer, 14, who is fighting severely debilitating Rett syndrome, and her mum Etta Bonugle, "dad" Andy Bonugli and brother Somerset, 17, at home in Minster

Looking after Isi is a 24-hour-a-day, seven days a week vocation for her family. It demands great love, dedication and attention to detail.

Woman who cried rape over park 'attack' admits lying

Hartsdown Park in Margate

A woman who wasted hundreds of police hours and sparked a major investigation after reporting a rape has admitted it never happened.

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

Officers have charged a man. 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 helped pump out the boat. 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.

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