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Thanet firms make Taste of Kent finals

Eddie Gadd, owner of Gadds No.3 - Ramsgate Brewery

Four Thanet businesses have been announced as finalists for this year's Taste of Kent Awards.


'It is absolutely outrageous'

Fencing has been taken from Warre Rec. Pic: David Copeland

"Selfish" thieves have swiped most of the fencing from a play area, which the council say will cost £800 to replace.


YouTuber avoids jail over death of pregnant girlfriend

A Kent video blogger has been sentenced in connection with the death of his pregnant girlfriend in a scooter crash in Thailand.


Woman arrested after being pulled from sea

Police arrested the 15-year-old boy.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of making false reports after she was rescued from the sea.

YouTube star visits Kent attraction

Zoella at Dreamland. Pic: @Zoella

A YouTube sensation, with more than 12 million subscribers, dropped into one of Kent's favourite parks


Person in distress rescued from sea

RNLI. Stock pic

A person said to be in distress had to be pulled from the sea by emergency services.


Road closed after car flips

A car has flipped onto its roof. Pic: Steven Smallwood-Hurn

A crash has closed a road in both directions after a car overturned.

Council calls meeting of political leaders after airport vote

Manston airport

A council will consider options for housing plans across the borough as its leader resists call to quit for supporting homes on a former airport.


Rockers give fans sneak peek of new hotel

Rockers The Libertines have announced the name of their new hotel and studio in Kent, as they give fans a sneak-peek of the seaside site.


Attack leaves man with head injury

Stock image

Three teenagers have been arrested after a man was left with a serious head injury in an attack.

Police officer hurt as patrol car collides with van

The crash along Canterbury Road. Pic: Ted Targett

A police officer has been taken to hospital following crash involving a patrol vehicle.

More than 90,000 children living in poverty

A nine year old was targeted by a groomer, according to police. Pic: Thinkstock

Newly-published figures reveal the parts of Kent with the highest number of children living in hardship.


US presidential candidate's brother to speak at event

Larry Sanders. Pic: Zak Bond

The brother of a US presidential candidate will speak in an emergency conference on the NHS.


Man arrested after group behaving 'suspiciously'

Police are at the scene

A man has been arrested after police were called to a report of a group of men behaving 'suspiciously'.

First female player in youth league

Laura Aldridge

One football club is celebrating after their player became the first female to play in the Kent Youth League since it formed in 1981.

Consultation events after council no vote

RiverOak Strategic Partners wants to re-open Manston as a cargo airport

RiverOak Manston consultation events get underway this week following council's vote on Local Plan.


Emergency services called after car flips

Emergency services are at the scene. Pic: @SweetKandyPaint

A road has been closed in both directions after a car overturned in a crash involving two vehicles.

High-speed police chase

Police helicopter. Stock image

Police scrambled a helicopter and used thermal-imaging cameras to catch a dangerous driver after he avoided two stinger traps.


Charity's pledge to tackle loneliness

Flower arranging workshop at Your Time.

Following the announcement that Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a minister for loneliness, we look at how one charity is tackling the issue.

Police called to crash scene

Police are at the scene. Stock pic

Emergency services have been called out to a crash in which a person is said to have minor injuries.

Fundraiser smashes target

Vince Marsh was hit while out on his delivery rounds

A fundraiser for the air ambulance, set up after a postman was hit by a suspected drink-driver while out on his rounds, has exceeded its target.


Family restaurant given damning hygiene rating

Brewers Fayre

A Brewers Fayre restaurant has been told it requires major improvement after receiving a low food hygiene rating.


Victim in a serious condition in hospital after attack

Stock photo

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 50s was seriously hurt during a town centre fracas.

Man arrested after Class A drugs raid

Police are at the scene. Stock image

A 31-year-old was arrested after drugs and phones found in a car led to a police property search.

'Another unbelievable council fiasco'

Craig Mackinlay MP

South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay has hit out at the council after he was not allowed into a special meeting because it was 'full up'.


Man who killed love rival with knife cleared of murder

John Buchanan was cleared of murder but convicted of manslaughter. Picture: Kent Police

A man has been acquitted of murdering a love rival after hurling a knife at him through an open car window.

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