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Cash-strapped council to sell assets

Eight sites have been earmarked for potential sale as part of plans to cut maintenance costs at a Kent authority.

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Tory expenses case passed to prosecutors

Allegations concerning the Conservatives' South Thanet elections expenses in 2015 have been passed to the CPS, it's been confirmed.

Sick girl defying the odds

A toddler with a debilitating disease who was not expected to make her second birthday cannot be treated in the UK due to insufficient NHS funds.

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Man battered in town centre assault

Two men are being sought after a victim suffered facial injuries in a late night assault.

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UKIP selects Rev Stuart Piper as its candidate to stand in South Thanet

After Nigel Farage bows out, UKIP opt for Thanet council chairman as its parliamentary candidate

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Teenage girl records sex attack

An attempted rapist is behind bars after an 18-year-old managed to film her "harrowing" ordeal as she screamed for help.

Woman hit by train dies from injuries

A woman seriously injured after being hit by a train has died in hospital.

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Is UKIP Thanet council leader pitching to be party's candidate in South Thanet?

Council leader expected to seek nomination to be UKIP candidate

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Woman hit by train has serious injuries

Services have been delayed and a rail station evacuated after a person was hit by a train.

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Farage won't bid for Kent seat

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has announced he won't be standing to be a Kent MP in the General Election.

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Conservative MP shrugs off concerns over expenses row

South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay says he is "unconcerned" by the ongoing election expenses inquiry as Nigel Farage remains undecided over a rematch.

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Was the Prime Minister visiting Kent?

A police and limo convoy spotted earlier today sparked rumours of an extra-special visitor.

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Violent thug begs to be jailed for brutal attacks

A bully who punched, kicked, strangled and bit his partner in a series of vicious attacks has pleaded with a judge to help him turn his life around.

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Pub wrecked by fire

A huge blaze looks to have destroyed a disused pub.

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Pub fire is 'suspicious'

A fire at a disused pub is being treated as suspicious, police have revealed.

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Farage 'likely' to stand again in Thanet

Nigel Farage looks set to stand again as a candidate in South Thanet at the general election in June, according to his party's leader.

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Road reopens after 'serious collision' involving motorcyclist

A Kent road has reopened after what is believed to be a serious collision.

Armed police swoop for arrest

A man has been arrested by armed police in Kent in connection with offences in London.

Police break up street fight

A woman was taken to hospital after police were called to a town centre fight in the early hours of Good Friday.

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Man tried to blame victims for sex attacks

A court heard a predatory pervert threatened to kill a young girl if she told anyone about her ordeal.

Potential Manston Airport buyers in legal wrangle with owners

The association competing to acquire and re-open Manston airport says a planning dispute with current owners will not derail its timetable.

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Women to the rescue as thief strikes

A thief tried to steal a woman's handbag from her arm but was stopped by two brave women who came to her aid.

Assault leaves man with serious facial injuries

A man was left with serious injuries to his face after being attacked as he sat in a car.

Two sent to hospital after welfare concerns

Police, fire and ambulance crews were sent to a residential street after fears were raised about the welfare of people in a house.

The Voice auditions head to the seaside

Auditions for The Voice come to Thanet next month - but will many turn up following the poor turn out for Margate's X Factor auditions?

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Woman, 80, targeted in distraction burglary

An e-fit of a woman and a CCTV image of a man have been released as police step up efforts to track down those responsible for a callous theft.

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