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Man in balaclava robs shop

A man wearing a black balaclava grabbed cash from a shop till before threatening staff in a reported robbery.

Racial abuse leaves shop owner afraid

A shop owner says he has been left scared to open his business after a customer racially abused him in a furious rage.


Bid to combat anti-social behaviour

High rates of anti-social behaviour in two towns have sparked a proposal for a public space protection order.

'I'll bomb your house'

A woman has been given a restraining order after threatening to burn someone's house down over a false rape claim.


Elderly woman freed from crashed car

An elderly woman trapped in a crashed car has been released by firefighters and taken to hospital with chest pain.

Man arrested after police pursuit

A man has been arrested after police noticed a car being driven erratically during the early hours of the morning.

Son's life-saving gift to dad

Despite having incompatible blood groups, a son has saved his father's life by donating his kidney to him.

South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay apologises after failing to register business interest

Kent MP Craig Mackinlay breached rules on a register of interests, a watchdog has ruled.


Cyclist 'stabbed' in drive-by attack

Police have issued an appeal after a man was stabbed whilst cycling along the road.

Motorcycle seized after biker caught driving inappropriately

A 46-year-old's bike has been seized by police after he was twice seen riding in an anti-social manner.

Firefighters tackle blaze at flat

Fire crews were called to deal with a blaze in a first-floor flat last night.

Two-year court order slapped on man

Restrictions have been put on a man who threatened shop staff and caused persistent anti-social behaviour.


Hospice launches sunflower memories

Thanet's Pilgrims Hospice is inviting people to remember a loved one by dedicating a sunflower memory marker in its gardens.

Church's repair project secures funding

A conservation project at a Victorian church has secured a £142k grant.

Masked 'burglars' threaten man with knife at his home

Two masked intruders reportedly threatened a man with a knife after forcing their way into his living room.


Arrest after victim confronts 'burglar'

A suspected burglar has been arrested after a woman confronted an unknown man in her home.

Teens arrested after stolen convertible hits police car

A trio of teenagers have been arrested after a stolen car hit a marked police patrol vehicle head-on - injuring the officer driving.

Funding to help tackle homelessness

The district is set to receive thousands of pounds of government funding to address rough sleeping in the area.

Restaurant moves into pub after fire

A seafront pub which had its kitchen destroyed in a fire is to have a new lease of life.


Attack reported at school

Police have been called to a secondary school amid reports of an attack.

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