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Pair hunted over stolen bus crash

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

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

Review of Pleasurama site future as plans stall

The derelict Pleasurama site on Ramsgate seafront

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Burglar targets his own brother

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

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

Giant walrus goes on display

The giant stuffed walrus on show at the Turner Contemporary

The Turner Contemporary in Margate has a beast of an exhibit as part of its latest show

Ferry firm owes council £3.3m under secret deal

TransEuropa ferry

A council is facing criticism over a top secret deal with stricken ferry firm TransEuropa after it emerged the authority is owed £3.3million.

Mum-of-seven's knife attack shame

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A pregnant mother-of-seven is facing jail for stabbing her boyfriend's young sister with a kitchen knife after a drink and drugs-fuelled night out.

Woman in harbour plunge

Ramsgate Harbour

A woman in her 40s has been taken to hospital after falling 15ft into Ramsgate Harbour early today.

Park cordoned off after 'sex assault'

Police cordon off Boundary Road recreation ground in Ramsgate

Police are hunting a man today after a woman is said to have been sexually assaulted at a Ramsgate recreation ground in the early hours.

Griff restores pride

Griff Rhys Jones visits Westcliff Hall in his capacity as chair of Civic Voice

TV star Griff Rhys Jones is backing a campaign to restore the former Ramsgate motor museum.

Cheating builder who fiddled £800k of VAT ordered to pay £1

The national living wage will be a challenge for small businesses

A builder who fiddled his VAT returns to the tune of £800,000 has been told to pay back just £1.

Walrus arrives after longest journey in a century

The walrus gets ready for its journey. Picture: Alex Braun/Horniman museum and gardens

A famously over-stuffed walrus exhibit - weighing in at just under a ton - has arrived triumphantly at its summer home of Margate.

Gang leader's 'degrading and sadistic' attack on vulnerable epileptic victim

Sean Nugent, jailed for vicious attack

A gang carried out a series of vindictive attacks on an epileptic man left so traumatised he still suffers nightmares.

Pervert jailed for 'campaign of sex abuse' on young girls

Canterbury Crown Court

A paedophile who preyed on young girls claimed he couldn't have committed the crimes... because he's gay.

Bungling armed robbers caught after catalogue of errors

An armed gang were caught by police after a series of blunders... including hiring a getaway van in their own name and leaving price tags inside.

Shock for police as they find addict's secret drugs stash

Canterbury Crown Court

Police who stopped a drug addict and searched him personally were stunned to find his secret hiding place for cocaine and heroin.

Paedophile's sick messages help convict lover... from beyond the grave

A pervert's warped text messages were given in evidence in court - after the 'witness' was found dead in his cell.

New dad stomps off after ticking off from judge

Canterbury Crown Court

A father - said to consider his prison sentence 'optional' - has left court with a flea in his ear... and a warning not to be a 'cry baby'.

Tragedy as opera star falls prey to villain

The Great Tree,Ramsgate, Opera singer Scheherazade Pesante

A classical singer fell prey to a villain of operatic proportions after she gave the jobless teenager work.

Six crews tackle blaze at flats

Firefighters at Arlington House, Margate. Stock picture

Fire crews were called out to tackle a blaze in a lift motor room at a multi-storey block of flats in Margate.

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