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Teenager arrested after door set alight

Police. Stock pic

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson after the door to a property was allegedly set alight.

Assault victim flown to London hospital

Air ambulance. Stock pic

An air ambulance has taken a man to a major trauma centre in London following an assault and a man has been arrested.

Antony Gormley sculpture arrives in Kent

Antony Gormley's statue in place in Margate

The figure by the Angel of the North artist has been lifted into place.


College student achieves Cambridge place despite setbacks

Charlotte Richardson

A girl has achieved a place at Cambridge despite a double jaw operation and school merge.


It's A-level results day!

Students at Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School celebrating their results

It's a day of celebration for many as pupils collect their A-level results.

It's time to get the Summer Party started

The Summer Party takes place today

Stars from The X Factor are joining in the fun at a summer celebration today.


Man flown to hospital

The air ambulance was called. Stock picture.

An air ambulance has flown a man to hospital after his leg became trapped under a digger on a building site.

Far-right leaders re-arrested in race hate probe

Leader Paul Golding and his deputy Jayda Fransen

Two leaders of far right group Britain First have been re-arrested amid an investigation into alleged religious hatred.

Dangerous driver admits guilt after high-speed chase

Police. Stock pic

A man has admitted driving dangerously after speeding at more than double the limit while on the wrong side of the road as police chased him.

Police in five-hour stand-off with couple on building roof

Police. Stock pic

Police were called in the early hours of the morning after a couple were seen on the roof of an insecure, empty building.

Man charged with rape

Police. Stock pic

A man has appeared in court charged with rape - as police search for a fast food worker who went to the alleged victim's aid.

MP to stand trial over election expenses next year

Craig Mackinlay

Kent MP Craig Mackinlay is to stand trial next year after denying any wrongdoing over the declaration of expenses during the 2015 general election.

Next stop: Hollywood for Farage?

Next stop, Hollywood for Farage?

The story of how Nigel Farage succeeded in the fight for Brexit could be turned into a movie - and the ex-Ukip leader knows just the man to play him.


Two arrests following railway station disturbance

Emergency vehicles were at the scene. Picture: South East 999 Videos

Two arrests have been made after police and ambulance crews descended on a train station following concerns for two men lying on the platform.

Ukip loses two more councillors as it clings to power

Suzanne Brimm

Two Ukip councillors have quit and will sit as independents in a new blow to the party's leadership at Thanet council


Disturbance at railway station

Emergency vehicles at the scene Picture: @EastKent999vids

Police and ambulance crews have descended on a railway station following a disturbance.


Shocking brawl caught on film

The video shows a person lying on the floor being kicked Video: Lee Marshall

Footage of a shocking brawl involving dozens of people has been shared more than 500 times on social media.


Councillors lead street light fight

LED street light. Stock pic

Councillors are spearheading a campaign sparked by KCC's inability to convert 2,500 street lights are appealing for the public's help.


Pride parade doubles in size

The parade gets underway along the sea front

A colourful Pride celebration is underway in Kent and organisers say it has doubled in size since last year.


LGBT festival culminates with colourful parade

Last year's Margate Pride

Thousands are expected to descend on a seaside town today for a gay and transgender celebration.


World's biggest bouncy castle hits town today

The world's biggest bouncy castle arrives at Dreamland today

There's plenty going on across the district today including the world's biggest bouncy castle and Pride parade.

Mother's tribute to son with 'great sense of humour'

Ben Roffey at his mother's wedding

A man found dead in a park has been described as 'someone with a great sense of humour who would do anything for anyone'.


Teen arrested following distraction burglary

Police. Stock pic

A teenager has been arrested after a lady fell victim to a distraction burglary.

Further arrest over wine bar fight

Sundowners Bar on Margate seafront

A third man has been arrested in connection with an assault at a seaside wine bar.

McDonald's wins bid to open 24 hours despite public upset

Minster service McDonald's. Pic: Google maps

A popular McDonald's has been granted permission to extend its opening hours despite a backlash from residents.


Protests as live animal exports re-start

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

More than 60 campaigners blocked the path of three lorries 'crammed' with hundreds of sheep to protest against live animal exportation.


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