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Litter menace slapped with order for dumping rubbish

Some of the rubbish dumped by Jayne Royle

A woman responsible for 69% of complaints about dumped rubbish will be arrested if she litters again in the first case of its kind in Kent.

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Feral cats found breeding in rubbish heap

The cats were found living in a rubbish heap

Owners are urged to get pets neutered after feral cats were found breeding uncontrollably in a heap containing needles, faeces and rotting waste.

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Labour wins by-election

Thanet Council offices in Cecil Square, Margate

Labour has won another seat on Thanet council after it took the Margate Central ward.

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Filming for Juliet, Naked in the district splits opinions

Lisa with Ethan Hawke

Stars including Ethan Hawke and Chris O'Dowd shooting a film in two towns has split opinions from locals.

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Sanger's Stage Show locked out and have bike stolen

Dreamland opening in 2015

Dreamland predecessor descendants finished a 200 mile pilgrimage only to find they were locked out of where they were meant to stay.

Car dumped by travellers 'blown up'

A car left behind by travellers has been 'blown up by local yobs'.

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Homeless man charged following cash point theft

Police. Stock pic

A man has been charged after a woman reportedly had cash stolen at a cash point.

Kent could get ferry services to Poland

The Port of Ramsgate

A foreign company has opened talks with a local authority to potentially provide passenger and cargo services to a city on the Baltic coast.

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Two arrested as police seize cash, mobiles and drugs

Police. Stock pic

Two men have been arrested in connection with drug dealing as police seize cash, mobile phones and 'class A drugs'.

Person taken to hospital following accident

Police. Stock pic

A busy road had to be shut and a person has been taken to hospital following a crash.

Man's body found in town centre park

Pierremont Park, Broadstairs: Courtesy Google

The body of a man has been discovered in a town centre park.

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Council respond amid fears tribute has been painted over

The striking mural of Taiyah in Margate

A council has responded to fears that street art in tribute to rail victim Taiyah-Grace Peebles has been painted over.

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Church warden admits having 'obscene' child sex doll

David Turner arrives at court

A former school governor and church warden has admitted importing and having sex with an "obscene" doll that depicted a realistic child.

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Primark store re-opens after sinkhole fixed

The Westwood Cross store re-opened its ground floor today

A Primark store has re-opened today, months after it was forced to partially close when a sinkhole appeared in the car park.

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Pair deny murder after body found in house

Ethelbert Terrace in Margate. Picture: Google Street View.

Two men have denied murdering a 38-year-old who was found dead following an alleged fight at a house.

Micropub to re-open

Drink drivers were among those called up to court. Stock picture.

A popular micropub has announced it will re-open after it was forced to close when its licence was revoked.

Festival organisers 'devastated' by waterslide cancellation

What the waterslide would have looked like - had it arrived

Organisers of a giant waterslide along Ramsgate seafront have been "left reeling" after a last-minute financial row forced them to cancel the event.

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RSPCA blame 'careless idiots' for gull's death

The RSPCA are calling on anglers not to be careless. Pic: RSPCA

The RSPCA has called on anglers not to be 'careless' after a bird was found with hooks deep in its mouth.

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Paedophile jailed for 14 years

Darren Reynolds. Pic: Kent Police

A 48-year-old man has been jailed after abusing a primary school-age child.

Rescue operation after teens cut off by tide

RNLI's Taine and Katie

Quick thinking lifeguards saved three teenage walkers after they became cut off by the tide at a popular bay.

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Pan of hot oil leaves kitchen smoke-logged

Kent Fire and Rescue.

A man was taken to hospital after fire crews responded to a 999 call.

Elderly woman and dog treated after fire

Fire crews were called to a fire in a gym changing room this morning

Fire crews were called to a ground floor flat fire where a woman and her pet were treated for breathing in too much smoke.

Fire crews battle basement blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus fought a blaze in the basement of a two-storey home.

Popular ride re-opens early

Scenic Railway cars

The star ride at Dreamland has re-opened ahead of schedule after maintenance work forced its closure.

Woman rescued from bedroom fire

Fire crews were called to the scene. Stock pic

Fire crews rescued a woman after a fire broke out in a home with no working smoke alarms.

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Four legged friend fun at shopping centre

BGT finalists Lucy Heath and Trip Hazard

Bark in the Park, a week of dog fun, has kickstarted. Here's all you need to know, including a special performance heading for the centre.

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